AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970X vs AMD EPYC 7601

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970X
AMD Socket SP3r2 DESKTOP
3500 MHz / Cores: 24 / Aug 2018
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970X

AMD EPYC 7601
AMD Socket TR4 SERVER
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 2970X AMD 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 2970X AMD EPYC 7601
Architecture AMD_Zen_Plus vs AMD_Zen
Market Desktop vs Server
Memory Support DDR4 vs DDR4
Codename Zen vs Zen
Release Date Aug 2018 vs Jun 2017

Cores

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970X AMD EPYC 7601
Cores 24 vs 32
Threads 48 vs 64
SMPs 1 vs 2
Integrated Graphics No vs No

Cache

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970X AMD EPYC 7601
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 65536 KB (shared)

Physical

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970X AMD EPYC 7601
Socket AMD Socket SP3r2 vs AMD Socket TR4
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 2970X AMD EPYC 7601
Cpu Frequency 3500 MHz vs 2200 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed 4200 MHz vs 3200 MHz
Base Clock 100 MHz vs 100 MHz
Voltage variable vs variable
TDP 180 W vs 180 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