AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970X vs AMD EPYC 7601

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970X
AMD Socket SP3r2DESKTOP
3500 MHz / Cores: 24 / Aug 2018
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970X

AMD EPYC 7601
AMD Socket TR4SERVER
2200 MHz / Cores: 32 / Jun 2017
AMD EPYC 7601

Summary

Reasons to consider AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970X

Higher theoretical gaming performance, based on raw specifications plus core architecture.
Higher theoretical multi-threaded performance, based on raw specifications plus core architecture.
Higher overall performance, based on specifications plus core architecture.

Reasons to consider AMD EPYC 7601

None

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970X

Gaming

HWBench recommends AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970X

Based on game and synthetic benchmarks, and theoretical specifications.

No winner

Productivity

No clear winner declared




Specifications

Features

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970XAMD EPYC 7601
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

Architecture

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970XAMD EPYC 7601
ArchitectureAMD_Zen_PlusvsAMD_Zen
MarketDesktopvsServer
Memory SupportDDR4vsDDR4
CodenameZenvsZen
Release DateAug 2018vsJun 2017

Cores

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970XAMD EPYC 7601
Cores24vs32
Threads48vs64
SMPs1vs2
Integrated GraphicsNovsNo

Cache

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970XAMD EPYC 7601
L1 Cache96 KB (per core)vs96 KB (per core)
L2 Cache512 KB (per core)vs512 KB (per core)
L3 Cache32768 KBvs65536 KB (shared)

Physical

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970XAMD EPYC 7601
SocketAMD Socket SP3r2vsAMD Socket TR4
Max Case Tempunknownvsunknown
PackageFCLGA-4094vsuPGA
Die Size213mm²vs192mm²
Process14 nmvs14 nm

Performance

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970XAMD EPYC 7601
Cpu Frequency3500 MHzvs2200 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed4200 MHzvs3200 MHz
Base Clock100 MHzvs100 MHz
Voltagevariablevsvariable
TDP180 Wvs180 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970X
    4620 points
  • AMD EPYC 7601
    3520 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970X
    112728 points
  • AMD EPYC 7601
    94476 points

Points - higher is better