AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX processor review

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX

Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX processor released by AMD; release date: October 2018. The processor is designed for desktop-computers and based on Zen microarchitecture.

CPU is unlocked for overclocking. Total number of cores - 24, threads - 48. Maximum CPU clock speed - 4.2 GHz. Maximum operating temperature - 68°C. Manufacturing process technology - 12 nm. Cache size: L1 - 2304 KB, L2 - 12 MB, L3 - 64 MB.

Supported memory types: DDR4.

Supported socket types: sTR4. Maximum number of processors in a configuration - 1. Power consumption (TDP): 250 Watt.

Benchmarks

PassMark
Single thread mark
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
2900
2054
PassMark
CPU mark
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
29315
21875
Name Value
PassMark - Single thread mark 2054
PassMark - CPU mark 21875

Specifications (specs)

Essentials

Architecture codename Zen
Family AMD Ryzen Processors
Launch date October 2018
OPN PIB YD297XAZAFWOF
OPN Tray YD297XAZUHCAF
OS Support Windows 10 - 64-Bit Edition, RHEL x86 64-Bit, Ubuntu x86 64-Bit
Place in performance rating 29
Price now $1,299.99
Series AMD Ryzen Threadripper Processors
Value for money (0-100) 3.52
Vertical segment Desktop

Performance

64 bit support
Base frequency 3 GHz
Die size 213 mm
L1 cache 2304 KB
L2 cache 12 MB
L3 cache 64 MB
Manufacturing process technology 12 nm
Maximum core temperature 68°C
Maximum frequency 4.2 GHz
Number of cores 24
Number of threads 48
Transistor count 19200 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) 250 Watt
Thermal Solution Not included

Peripherals

PCI Express revision 3.0

Advanced Technologies

AMD SenseMI
Intel® Advanced Vector Extensions (AVX)
Intel® AES New Instructions
The "Zen" Core Architecture

Virtualization

AMD Virtualization (AMD-V™)