AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X processor review

Ryzen Threadripper 2950X processor released by AMD; release date: 31 August 2018. The processor is designed for desktop-computers and based on Zen+ microarchitecture.

CPU is unlocked for overclocking. Total number of cores - 16, threads - 32. Maximum CPU clock speed - 4.4 GHz. Maximum operating temperature - 68°C. Manufacturing process technology - 12 nm. Cache size: L1 - 1536 KB, L2 - 8 MB, L3 - 32 MB.

Supported memory types: DDR4.

Supported socket types: sTR4. Maximum number of processors in a configuration - 1. Power consumption (TDP): 180 Watt.

Benchmarks

PassMark
Single thread mark
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
3047
2208
PassMark
CPU mark
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
47365
25295
Geekbench 4
Single Core
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
6265
4732
Geekbench 4
Multi-Core
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
49962
35444
3DMark Fire Strike
Physics Score
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
14639
0
Name Value
PassMark - Single thread mark 2208
PassMark - CPU mark 25295
Geekbench 4 - Single Core 4732
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core 35444
3DMark Fire Strike - Physics Score 0

Specifications (specs)

Essentials

Architecture codename Zen+
Family AMD Ryzen Processors
Launch date 31 August 2018
OPN PIB YD295XA8AFWOF
OPN Tray YD295XA8UGAAF
OS Support Windows 10 - 64-Bit Edition, RHEL x86 64-Bit, Ubuntu x86 64-Bit
Place in performance rating 117
Price now $899.99
Series AMD Ryzen Threadripper Processors
Value for money (0-100) 8.50
Vertical segment Desktop

Performance

64 bit support
Base frequency 3.5 GHz
Die size 213 mm
L1 cache 1536 KB
L2 cache 8 MB
L3 cache 32 MB
Manufacturing process technology 12 nm
Maximum core temperature 68°C
Maximum frequency 4.4 GHz
Number of cores 16
Number of threads 32
Transistor count 9600 million
Unlocked

Memory

Max memory channels 4
Supported memory frequency 2933 MHz
Supported memory types DDR4

Compatibility

Max number of CPUs in a configuration 1
Sockets supported sTR4
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 180 Watt
Thermal Solution Not included

Peripherals

PCI Express revision 3.0

Advanced Technologies

AMD SenseMI
The "Zen" Core Architecture

Virtualization

AMD Virtualization (AMD-V™)