AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX vs Intel Core i5-4670R

Comparative analysis of AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX and Intel Core i5-4670R processors for all known characteristics in the following categories: Essentials, Performance, Memory, Compatibility, Peripherals, Advanced Technologies, Virtualization, Graphics, Graphics interfaces, Graphics image quality, Graphics API support, Security & Reliability. 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 Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX

  • CPU is newer: launch date 5 year(s) 4 month(s) later
  • 20 more cores, run more applications at once: 24 vs 4
  • 44 more threads: 48 vs 4
  • Around 14% higher clock speed: 4.2 GHz vs 3.70 GHz
  • A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor: 12 nm vs 22 nm
  • 9x 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 10% better performance in PassMark - Single thread mark: 2362 vs 2157
  • 5x better performance in PassMark - CPU mark: 26494 vs 5314
Specifications (specs)
Launch date October 2018 vs June 2013
Number of cores 24 vs 4
Number of threads 48 vs 4
Maximum frequency 4.2 GHz vs 3.70 GHz
Manufacturing process technology 12 nm vs 22 nm
L1 cache 2304 KB vs 64 KB (per core)
L2 cache 12 MB vs 256 KB (per core)
L3 cache 64 MB vs 4096 KB (shared)
Benchmarks
PassMark - Single thread mark 2362 vs 2157
PassMark - CPU mark 26494 vs 5314

Reasons to consider the Intel Core i5-4670R

  • 3.8x lower typical power consumption: 65 Watt vs 250 Watt
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 65 Watt vs 250 Watt

Compare benchmarks

CPU 1: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX
CPU 2: Intel Core i5-4670R

PassMark - Single thread mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
2362
2157
PassMark - CPU mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
26494
5314
Name AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX Intel Core i5-4670R
PassMark - Single thread mark 2362 2157
PassMark - CPU mark 26494 5314
Geekbench 4 - Single Core 1016
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core 10347

Compare specifications (specs)

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX Intel Core i5-4670R

Essentials

Architecture codename Zen Crystal Well
Family AMD Ryzen Processors
Launch date October 2018 June 2013
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 254 272
Price now $1,299.99 $276
Series AMD Ryzen Threadripper Processors 4th Generation Intel® Core™ i5 Processors
Value for money (0-100) 3.52 7.92
Vertical segment Desktop Desktop
Processor Number i5-4670R
Status Discontinued

Performance

64 bit support
Base frequency 3 GHz 3.00 GHz
Die size 213 mm 177 mm
L1 cache 2304 KB 64 KB (per core)
L2 cache 12 MB 256 KB (per core)
L3 cache 64 MB 4096 KB (shared)
Manufacturing process technology 12 nm 22 nm
Maximum core temperature 68°C
Maximum frequency 4.2 GHz 3.70 GHz
Number of cores 24 4
Number of threads 48 4
Transistor count 19200 million 1400 million
Unlocked
Bus Speed 5 GT/s DMI2
Maximum case temperature (TCase) 71 °C
Number of QPI Links 0

Memory

Max memory channels 4 2
Supported memory frequency 2933 MHz
Supported memory types DDR4 DDR3 and DDR3L 1333/1600 at 1.5V
Maximum memory bandwidth 25.6 GB/s
Maximum memory size 32 GB

Compatibility

Max number of CPUs in a configuration 1 1
Sockets supported sTR4 FCBGA1364
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 250 Watt 65 Watt
Thermal Solution Not included
Low Halogen Options Available
Package Size 37.5mm x 32mm x 1.65mm

Peripherals

PCI Express revision 3.0 3.0
Max number of PCIe lanes 16
PCIe configurations Up to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8/2x4
Scalability 1S Only

Advanced Technologies

AMD SenseMI
Intel® Advanced Vector Extensions (AVX)
Intel® AES New Instructions
The "Zen" Core Architecture
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® technology
Flexible Display interface (FDI)
Idle States
Instruction set extensions Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
Intel 64
Intel® Hyper-Threading technology
Intel® My WiFi technology
Intel® Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Intel® TSX-NI
Intel® Turbo Boost technology
Intel® vPro™ Platform Eligibility
Thermal Monitoring

Virtualization

AMD Virtualization (AMD-V™)
Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x)
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d)
Intel® VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)

Graphics

Device ID 0xD22
Graphics base frequency 200 MHz
Graphics max dynamic frequency 1.30 GHz
Graphics max frequency 1.3 GHz
Intel® Clear Video HD technology
Intel® Flexible Display Interface (Intel® FDI)
Intel® InTru™ 3D technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video
Max video memory 2 GB
Processor graphics Intel® Iris® Pro Graphics 5200

Graphics interfaces

DisplayPort
eDP
HDMI
Number of displays supported 3
VGA
Wireless Display (WiDi) support

Graphics image quality

Max resolution over DisplayPort 3840x2160@60Hz
Max resolution over eDP 3840x2160@60Hz
Max resolution over HDMI 1.4 3840x2160@60Hz
Max resolution over VGA 2880x1800@60Hz

Graphics API support

DirectX 11.2/12
OpenGL 4.3

Security & Reliability

Anti-Theft technology
Execute Disable Bit (EDB)
Intel® Identity Protection technology
Intel® OS Guard
Intel® Secure Key technology
Intel® Trusted Execution technology (TXT)