AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX vs AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1920X

Comparative analysis of AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX and AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1920X processors for all known characteristics in the following categories: Essentials, Performance, Memory, Compatibility, Peripherals, Advanced Technologies, Virtualization. Benchmark processor performance analysis: PassMark - Single thread mark, PassMark - CPU mark, Geekbench 4 - Single Core, Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core, 3DMark Fire Strike - Physics Score.

 

Differences

Reasons to consider the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX

  • CPU is newer: launch date 1 year(s) 0 month(s) later
  • 20 more cores, run more applications at once: 32 vs 12
  • 40 more threads: 64 vs 24
  • Around 5% higher clock speed: 4.2 GHz vs 4 GHz
  • A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor: 12 nm vs 14 nm
  • 2.7x more L1 cache, more data can be stored in the L1 cache for quick access later
  • 2.7x more L2 cache, more data can be stored in the L2 cache for quick access later
  • 2x more L3 cache, more data can be stored in the L3 cache for quick access later
  • Around 2% better performance in PassMark - Single thread mark: 2073 vs 2024
  • Around 16% better performance in PassMark - CPU mark: 23167 vs 20029
Specifications (specs)
Launch date 13 August 2018 vs 31 July 2017
Number of cores 32 vs 12
Number of threads 64 vs 24
Maximum frequency 4.2 GHz vs 4 GHz
Manufacturing process technology 12 nm vs 14 nm
L1 cache 3072 KB vs 1152 KB
L2 cache 16 MB vs 6 MB
L3 cache 64 MB vs 32 MB
Benchmarks
PassMark - Single thread mark 2073 vs 2024
PassMark - CPU mark 23167 vs 20029

Reasons to consider the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1920X

  • Around 39% lower typical power consumption: 180 Watt vs 250 Watt
  • Around 7% better performance in Geekbench 4 - Single Core: 4301 vs 4034
  • Around 1% better performance in Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core: 27889 vs 27665
Specifications (specs)
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 180 Watt vs 250 Watt
Benchmarks
Geekbench 4 - Single Core 4301 vs 4034
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core 27889 vs 27665

Compare benchmarks

CPU 1: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX
CPU 2: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1920X

PassMark - Single thread mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
2073
2024
PassMark - CPU mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
23167
20029
Geekbench 4 - Single Core
CPU 1
CPU 2
4034
4301
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core
CPU 1
CPU 2
27665
27889
Name AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1920X
PassMark - Single thread mark 2073 2024
PassMark - CPU mark 23167 20029
Geekbench 4 - Single Core 4034 4301
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core 27665 27889
3DMark Fire Strike - Physics Score 0 0

Compare specifications (specs)

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1920X

Essentials

Architecture codename Zen Zen
Family AMD Ryzen Processors AMD Ryzen Processors
Launch date 13 August 2018 31 July 2017
OPN PIB YD299XAZAFWOF YD192XA8AEWOF
OPN Tray YD299XAZUIHAF YD192XA8UC9AE
OS Support Windows 10 - 64-Bit Edition, RHEL x86 64-Bit, Ubuntu x86 64-Bit Windows 10 - 64-Bit Edition, RHEL x86 64-Bit, Ubuntu x86 64-Bit
Place in performance rating 188 202
Price now $1,729.99 $419.95
Series AMD Ryzen Threadripper Processors AMD Ryzen Threadripper Processors
Value for money (0-100) 4.09 13.14
Vertical segment Desktop Desktop
Launch price (MSRP) $800

Performance

64 bit support
Base frequency 3 GHz 3.5 GHz
Die size 213 mm 213 mm
L1 cache 3072 KB 1152 KB
L2 cache 16 MB 6 MB
L3 cache 64 MB 32 MB
Manufacturing process technology 12 nm 14 nm
Maximum core temperature 68°C 68°C
Maximum frequency 4.2 GHz 4 GHz
Number of cores 32 12
Number of threads 64 24
Transistor count 19200 million 9600 million
Unlocked

Memory

Max memory channels 4 4
Supported memory frequency 2933 MHz 2667 MHz
Supported memory types DDR4 DDR4

Compatibility

Max number of CPUs in a configuration 1 1
Sockets supported sTR4 sTR4
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 250 Watt 180 Watt
Thermal Solution Not included Not included

Peripherals

PCI Express revision 3.0 3.0

Advanced Technologies

AMD SenseMI
Intel® Advanced Vector Extensions (AVX)
Intel® AES New Instructions
The "Zen" Core Architecture
AMD Ryzen VR-Ready Premium
Enmotus FuzeDrive
Fused Multiply-Add 3 (FMA3)
Intel® Advanced Vector Extensions 2 (AVX2)

Virtualization

AMD Virtualization (AMD-V™)