AMD Athlon 3000G vs AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX

Comparative analysis of AMD Athlon 3000G and AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX processors for all known characteristics in the following categories: Essentials, Performance, Memory, Graphics, Graphics interfaces, Graphics API support, Compatibility, Peripherals, Advanced Technologies, Virtualization. Benchmark processor performance analysis: PassMark - Single thread mark, PassMark - CPU mark, Geekbench 4 - Single Core, Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core.

 

Differences

Reasons to consider the AMD Athlon 3000G

  • CPU is newer: launch date 1 year(s) 1 month(s) later
  • Around 40% higher maximum core temperature: 95 °C vs 68°C
  • 7.1x lower typical power consumption: 35 Watt vs 250 Watt
Launch date 7 Nov 2019 vs October 2018
Maximum core temperature 95 °C vs 68°C
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 35 Watt vs 250 Watt

Reasons to consider the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX

  • 22 more cores, run more applications at once: 24 vs 2
  • 44 more threads: 48 vs 4
  • A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor: 12 nm vs 14 nm
  • 12x more L1 cache, more data can be stored in the L1 cache for quick access later
  • 12x more L2 cache, more data can be stored in the L2 cache for quick access later
  • 16x more L3 cache, more data can be stored in the L3 cache for quick access later
  • Around 17% better performance in PassMark - Single thread mark: 2362 vs 2027
  • 5.8x better performance in PassMark - CPU mark: 26494 vs 4546
Specifications (specs)
Number of cores 24 vs 2
Number of threads 48 vs 4
Manufacturing process technology 12 nm vs 14 nm
L1 cache 2304 KB vs 192 KB
L2 cache 12 MB vs 1 MB
L3 cache 64 MB vs 4 MB
Benchmarks
PassMark - Single thread mark 2362 vs 2027
PassMark - CPU mark 26494 vs 4546

Compare benchmarks

CPU 1: AMD Athlon 3000G
CPU 2: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX

PassMark - Single thread mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
2027
2362
PassMark - CPU mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
4546
26494
Name AMD Athlon 3000G AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX
PassMark - Single thread mark 2027 2362
PassMark - CPU mark 4546 26494
Geekbench 4 - Single Core 1016
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core 10347

Compare specifications (specs)

AMD Athlon 3000G AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX

Essentials

Architecture codename Zen+ Zen
Launch date 7 Nov 2019 October 2018
Launch price (MSRP) $49
OPN PIB YD3000C6FHBOX YD297XAZAFWOF
OPN Tray YD3000C6M2OFH YD297XAZUHCAF
Place in performance rating 317 254
Vertical segment Desktop Desktop
Family AMD Ryzen Processors
OS Support Windows 10 - 64-Bit Edition, RHEL x86 64-Bit, Ubuntu x86 64-Bit
Price now $1,299.99
Series AMD Ryzen Threadripper Processors
Value for money (0-100) 3.52

Performance

Base frequency 3.5 GHz 3 GHz
L1 cache 192 KB 2304 KB
L2 cache 1 MB 12 MB
L3 cache 4 MB 64 MB
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm 12 nm
Maximum core temperature 95 °C 68°C
Number of cores 2 24
Number of GPU cores 3
Number of threads 4 48
Unlocked
64 bit support
Die size 213 mm
Maximum frequency 4.2 GHz
Transistor count 19200 million

Memory

ECC memory support
Max memory channels 2 4
Maximum memory bandwidth 47.68 GB/s
Maximum memory size 64 GB
Supported memory types DDR4-3200 DDR4
Supported memory frequency 2933 MHz

Graphics

Execution Units 3
Graphics base frequency 1100 MHz
iGPU core count 3
Number of pipelines 192
Processor graphics Radeon Vega 3 Graphics

Graphics interfaces

DisplayPort
HDMI
Number of displays supported 3

Graphics API support

DirectX 12
OpenGL 4.6

Compatibility

Max number of CPUs in a configuration 1 1
Sockets supported AM4 sTR4
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 35 Watt 250 Watt
Thermal Solution Not included

Peripherals

Max number of PCIe lanes 20
Number of USB ports 4
PCI Express revision 3.0 3.0
PCIe configurations 1x16+1x4
Total number of SATA ports 4
USB 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™)