AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX: specs and benchmarks

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX

Summary

AMD started AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX sales 13 August 2018 at a recommended price of $1,799. This is Zen architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at home systems. It has 32 cores and 64 threads, and is based on 12 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 4200 MHz and an unlocked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is Socket TR4 processor with a TDP of 250 Watt. It supports DDR4 Quad-channel memory.

It provides good benchmark performance at 37.27 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X.

General info

Of Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
9.04
 
Type
Desktop
 
Series
AMD Ryzen Threadripper
 
Architecture codename
Zen
 
Release date
13 August 2018
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$1,799
 
Price now
$1730
 
of 8685 (Xeon E5-4650L)

Technical specs

Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
32
 
Number of threads
64
 
Base frequency
3 GHz
 
of 4.7 (FX-9590)
Maximum frequency
4.2 GHz
 
Bus support
4 × 8 GT/s
 
L1 cache
96K (per core)
 
of 896 (Atom C3950)
L2 cache
512K (per core)
 
of 8192 (Opteron 3380)
L3 cache
64 MB
 
Manufacturing process technology
12 nm
 
Die size
213 mm2
 
Transistor count
19,200 million
 
64 bit support
+
 
Unlocked
+
 

Compatibility

Information on Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX 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)
 
Socket
Socket TR4
 
Power consumption (TDP)
250 Watt
 
of 650 (Atom Z500)

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX. 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 2990WX are enumerated here.
AMD-V
+
 

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX.
Supported memory types
DDR4 Quad-channel
 
of 4266 (Ryzen 9 4900H)
Maximum memory size
2 TiB
 
Maximum memory bandwidth
87.42 GB/s
 
of 262.26 (Xeon Platinum 9221)

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPU integrated into Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX.
Integrated graphics
-
 

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

37.27

Passmark

30296

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

Intel equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX from Intel is Core i9-10940X, which is faster by 1% and higher by 1 position in our rating.

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