AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2920X vs Ryzen Threadripper 2950X

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2920X
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X

General info

Comparing Ryzen Threadripper 2920X and Ryzen Threadripper 2950X processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
no data
 
13.38
Type
Desktop
 
Desktop
Series
AMD Ryzen Threadripper
 
AMD Ryzen Threadripper
Architecture codename
ZEN+
 
ZEN+
Release date
3 October 2018
 
13 August 2018
Launch price (MSRP)
$649
 
$899
Price now
no data
 
$900

Technical specs

Ryzen Threadripper 2920X and Ryzen Threadripper 2950X quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Ryzen Threadripper 2920X and Ryzen Threadripper 2950X performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
12
 
16
Number of threads
24
 
32
Maximum frequency
4.3 GHz
 
4.4 GHz
L1 cache
96K (per core)
 
96K (per core)
L2 cache
512K (per core)
 
512K (per core)
L3 cache
32 MB
 
32 MB
Manufacturing process technology
12 nm
 
12 nm
Die size
213 mm2
 
213 mm2
Transistor count
19,200 million
 
19,200 million
64 bit support
+
 
+
Unlocked
+
 
+

Compatibility

Information on Ryzen Threadripper 2920X and Ryzen Threadripper 2950X compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
1 (Uniprocessor)
 
1 (Uniprocessor)
Socket
SP3r2
 
Socket TR4
Power consumption (TDP)
180 Watt
 
180 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Ryzen Threadripper 2920X and Ryzen Threadripper 2950X. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
AES-NI
+
 
+
AVX
+
 
+

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Ryzen Threadripper 2920X and Ryzen Threadripper 2950X are enumerated here.
AMD-V
+
 
+

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Ryzen Threadripper 2920X and Ryzen Threadripper 2950X.
Supported memory types
DDR4 Quad-channel
 
DDR4 Quad-channel
Maximum memory size
2 TiB
 
2 TiB
Max memory channels
no data
 
4
Maximum memory bandwidth
87.42 GB / s
 
87.42 GB / s
ECC memory support
-
 
+

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Ryzen Threadripper 2920X and Ryzen Threadripper 2950X. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

Ryzen Threadripper 2920X 33.65
Ryzen Threadripper 2950X 40.39 +20%

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit single-core

Ryzen Threadripper 2920X 2 +3.2%
Ryzen Threadripper 2950X 2

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit multi-core

Ryzen Threadripper 2920X 18
Ryzen Threadripper 2950X 27 +54%

Cinebench 15 64-bit single-core

Ryzen Threadripper 2920X 178 +1.1%
Ryzen Threadripper 2950X 176

Cinebench 15 64-bit multi-core

Ryzen Threadripper 2920X 2628
Ryzen Threadripper 2950X 3110 +18.3%

wPrime 32

Ryzen Threadripper 2920X 3 +38.3%
Ryzen Threadripper 2950X 4

WinRAR 4.0

Ryzen Threadripper 2920X 4669 +2.7%
Ryzen Threadripper 2950X 4548

x264 encoding pass 1

Ryzen Threadripper 2920X 209 +3.5%
Ryzen Threadripper 2950X 202

x264 encoding pass 2

Ryzen Threadripper 2920X 131
Ryzen Threadripper 2950X 145 +10.7%

TrueCrypt AES

Ryzen Threadripper 2920X 16
Ryzen Threadripper 2950X 20 +20.4%

Passmark

Ryzen Threadripper 2920X 26353
Ryzen Threadripper 2950X 31633 +20%

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Ryzen Threadripper 2920X and Ryzen Threadripper 2950X are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Advantages of AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2920X

Somewhat newer (3 October 2018 vs 13 August 2018)
Cheaper ($649 vs $899)

Advantages of AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X

20% faster in synthetic tests
ECCMemory

So, Ryzen Threadripper 2920X or Ryzen Threadripper 2950X?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X.
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