AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X vs AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X
AMD Socket SP3r2DESKTOP
3100 MHz / Cores: 16 / Aug 2018
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX
AMD Socket SP3r2DESKTOP
3400 MHz / Cores: 32 / Aug 2018
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X
    100%
  • AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX
    127%

Relative performance

Single thread performance index

  • AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X
    102%
  • AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX
    100%

Relative performance

Multi thread performance index

  • AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X
    100%
  • AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX
    156%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X

125 watts lower power draw.

Reasons to consider AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX

Much higher multi threaded performance (around 56% higher). This allows for higher performance in professional applications like encoding or heavy multitasking.

No winner

Gaming

No clear winner declared


AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX

Productivity

HWBench recommends AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX

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



Specifications

Features

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950XAMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX
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 2950XAMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX
ArchitectureAMD_Zen_PlusvsAMD_Zen_Plus
MarketDesktopvsDesktop
Memory SupportDDR4vsDDR4
CodenameZenvsZen
Release DateAug 2018vsAug 2018

Cores

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950XAMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX
Cores16vs32
Threads32vs64
SMPs1vs1
Integrated GraphicsNovsNo

Cache

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950XAMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX
L1 Cache96 KB (per core)vs128 KB (per core)
L2 Cache512 KB (per core)vs512 KB (per core)
L3 Cache32768 KBvs32768 KB

Physical

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950XAMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX
SocketAMD Socket SP3r2vsAMD Socket SP3r2
Max Case Tempunknownvsunknown
PackageFCLGA-4094vsuPGA
Die Size213mm²vs384mm²
Process14 nmvs12 nm

Performance

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950XAMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX
Cpu Frequency3100 MHzvs3400 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed3700 MHzvs4000 MHz
Base Clock100 MHzvs100 MHz
Voltagevariablevsvariable
TDP125 Wvs250 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X
    4070 points
  • AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX
    4400 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X
    66563 points
  • AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX
    146009 points

Points - higher is better


Synthetic benchmarks

Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64Bit

  • AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X
    3210
  • AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX
    5036

points - higher is better

Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64Bit

  • AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X
    175
  • AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX
    170

points - higher is better