AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X vs AMD Ryzen 5 2600X

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X
AMD Socket SP3r2 DESKTOP
3100 MHz / Cores: 16 / Aug 2018
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X

AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
AMD Socket AM4 DESKTOP
3600 MHz / Cores: 6 / Mar 2018
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X
    152%
  • AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
    100%

Relative performance

Single thread performance index

  • AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X
    100%
  • AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
    114%

Relative performance

Multi thread performance index

  • AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X
    218%
  • AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X

Much higher multi threaded performance (around 118% higher). This allows for higher performance in professional applications like encoding or heavy multitasking.

Reasons to consider AMD Ryzen 5 2600X

14% higher single threaded performance.

No winner

Gaming

No clear winner declared


AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X

Productivity

HWBench recommends AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X

Based on productivity benchmarks, overall multithreaded performance and theoretical specifications.



Specifications

Features

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
MMX
SSE
SSE2
SSE3
SSSE3
SSE4A
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
AES
AVX
AVX2
BMI1
BMI2
SHA
F16C
FMA3
AMD64
EVP
AMD-V
SMAP
SMEP
SMT
Precision Boost 2
XFR 2
3DNow!
CnQ
NX bit
XFR

Architecture

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
Architecture AMD_Zen_Plus vs AMD_Zen_Plus
Market Desktop vs Desktop
Memory Support DDR4 vs DDR4
Codename Zen vs Zen
Release Date Aug 2018 vs Mar 2018

Cores

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
Cores 16 vs 6
Threads 32 vs 12
SMPs 1 vs 1
Integrated Graphics No vs No

Cache

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
L1 Cache 96 KB (per core) vs 96 KB (per core)
L2 Cache 512 KB (per core) vs 512 KB (per core)
L3 Cache 32768 KB vs 16384 KB (shared)

Physical

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
Socket AMD Socket SP3r2 vs AMD Socket AM4
Max Case Temp unknown vs unknown
Package FCLGA-4094 vs uPGA
Die Size 213mm² vs 192mm²
Process 14 nm vs 14 nm

Performance

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
Cpu Frequency 3100 MHz vs 3600 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed 3700 MHz vs 4250 MHz
Base Clock 100 MHz vs 100 MHz
Voltage variable vs unknown
TDP 125 W vs 95 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X
    4070 points
  • AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
    4675 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X
    66563 points
  • AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
    28987 points

Points - higher is better


Synthetic benchmarks

Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64Bit

  • AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X (simulated)
    153.1
  • AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
    176

points - higher is better

Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64Bit

  • AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X (simulated)
    3063.14
  • AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
    1403

points - higher is better