AMD Ryzen 7 1700X vs AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX

Comparison of technical details, with different specifications, as well as performance in benchmarks between the processor for personal desktop computers, the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX and the AMD Ryzen 7 1700X. The first has 24 cores, 48 threads, a base frequency of 3.0 GHz, a turbo frequency of 4.2 GHz, a cache of 64 MB, a TDP of 250 W. The second has more than 8 cores, a total of 16 threads, its initial frequency is 3.4 GHz, its maximum frequency reaches 3.8 GHz, its cache is 16 MB and its TDP is 95 W.


Processor AMD Ryzen 7 1700X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX
Family Ryzen Ryzen+
Release date Q1 2017 Q4 2018
Lithography 14 nm 12 nm
Cores 8 24
Threads 16 48
Base frequency 3.4 GHz 3.0 GHz
Turbo frequency 3.8 GHz 4.2 GHz
Cache 16 MB 64 MB
Max memory size 64 GB 1000 GB
Memory types DDR4-2667 DDR4-2933
Max PCIe lanes 20 60
TDP 95 W 250 W
Geekbench 4 single core 4,059 4,470
Geekbench 4 multi-core 22,364 29,542
Price $210 $1,230
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This table allows us to see what are the technical differences between the two processors. We notice that the processor AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX has a higher number of cores, that the turbo frequency of the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX is higher, that the heat dissipation power (TDP) of the AMD Ryzen 7 1700X is lower. The AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX is more recent.

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Processor Geekbench 4 – Multi-core & single core score – Windows 64-bit
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX  4,470
AMD Ryzen 7 1700X  4,059

This graph allows us to better evaluate the power comparison between the two chips. For each value, it is an average of the last 250 results on the benchmark platform. We observe that the difference in single core is 10%. In multi-core, there is a gap of 32%.


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