AMD Ryzen 2nd Gen Threadripper 2990WX Desktop CPU Specification

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX CPU

AMD has just announced its second generation Ryzen CPU. The Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX desktop processor is now available in the market and will be available starting 31, August, 2018. The announcement also came alongside, the reveal of the Ryzen Threadripper 2950X processor too, which stuns with 16 cores and 32 threads of processing power.

Ryzen Threadripper AMD processor is crafted from a 12nm Zen Plus architecture. It comes with 64 threads with 32 cores of processing power. The Ryzen Threadripper is at an advantageous position, since it comes with higher number of cores compared to INTC by Intel competitor.

You will have to shell out around 1799 USD and 1299 USD to get the Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX and Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX CPU’s which consume upto 250W of power.  While, the Ryzen 2950X and 2920X are less pricey, ranging from around 890USD and 640USD respectively, which consume around 180W power.

Lets delve into the Intel vs AMD battle of CPU, first, the 28 core Intel CPU was driven, the result was 5GHz of clock speed under industrial water cooling system. While the Ryzen 2990WX spits out 5.1GHZ clocking speed just under nitrogen coolant system.

A comparison of the AMD Ryzen 2990WX CPU and Intel’s Core i9-7980XE CPU; the Ryzen 2990WX CPU performance edged out with around 50 percent boost.

AMD’s Ryzen Threadripper processors are compatible with X399 chipset motherboards. But, an update may be required to enable support for the new CPU with previous motherboards. AMD Ryzten Threadripper CPU’s offers speed synonymous to the type you get in an SSD. With read ability of more than 500MBps. This fast performance ensures games and other application runs smoothly and seamlessly on the computer.  With this new unveil of the Ryzen line up, AMD CPU’s are indeed ready for the competition in the market, compared to the likes of HEDT.

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX Specification

CPU Name AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX
Price 1799USD
Threads 64
Cores 32
Read Speed Above 500MBps
Clock Speed 5.1GHz

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