AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX processor review

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX

Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX processor released by AMD; release date: 13 August 2018. The processor is designed for desktop-computers and based on Zen microarchitecture.

CPU is unlocked for overclocking. Total number of cores - 32, threads - 64. Maximum CPU clock speed - 4.2 GHz. Maximum operating temperature - 68°C. Manufacturing process technology - 12 nm. Cache size: L1 - 3072 KB, L2 - 16 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
2973
2082
PassMark
CPU mark
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
31767
23034
Geekbench 4
Single Core
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
6244
4034
Geekbench 4
Multi-Core
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
49807
27665
3DMark Fire Strike
Physics Score
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
14639
0
Name Value
PassMark - Single thread mark 2082
PassMark - CPU mark 23034
Geekbench 4 - Single Core 4034
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core 27665
3DMark Fire Strike - Physics Score 0

Specifications (specs)

Essentials

Architecture codename Zen
Family AMD Ryzen Processors
Launch date 13 August 2018
OPN PIB YD299XAZAFWOF
OPN Tray YD299XAZUIHAF
OS Support Windows 10 - 64-Bit Edition, RHEL x86 64-Bit, Ubuntu x86 64-Bit
Place in performance rating 151
Price now $1,729.99
Series AMD Ryzen Threadripper Processors
Value for money (0-100) 4.09
Vertical segment Desktop

Performance

64 bit support
Base frequency 3 GHz
Die size 213 mm
L1 cache 3072 KB
L2 cache 16 MB
L3 cache 64 MB
Manufacturing process technology 12 nm
Maximum core temperature 68°C
Maximum frequency 4.2 GHz
Number of cores 32
Number of threads 64
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™)