AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X vs Intel Core i7-7800X

Comparison of technical details, with different specifications, as well as performance in benchmarks between the processor for personal desktop computers, the Intel Core i7-7800X and the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X. The first has 6 cores, 12 threads, a base frequency of 3.5 GHz, a turbo frequency of 4.0 GHz, a cache of 8.25 MB, a TDP of 140 W. The second has more than 16 cores, a total of 32 threads, its initial frequency is 3.4 GHz, its maximum frequency reaches 4.0 GHz, its cache is 32 MB and its TDP is 180 W.


Processor AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X Intel Core i7-7800X
Family Ryzen Skylake-X
Release date Q3 2017 Q2 2017
Lithography 14 nm 14 nm+
Cores 16 6
Threads 32 12
Base frequency 3.4 GHz 3.5 GHz
Turbo frequency 4.0 GHz 4.0 GHz
Cache 32 MB 8.25 MB
Max memory size 1000 GB 128 GB
Memory types DDR4-2667 DDR4-2400
Max PCIe lanes 60 28
TDP 180 W 140 W
Geekbench 4 single core 4,368 5,262
Geekbench 4 multi-core 31,948 25,309
Price $620 $362
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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 1950X has a higher number of cores, that they have the same turbo frequency, that the heat dissipation power (TDP) of the Intel Core i7-7800X is lower. Both have been produced the same year.

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Processor Geekbench 4 – Multi-core & single core score – Windows 64-bit
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X  4,368
Intel Core i7-7800X  5,262

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 20%. In multi-core, there is a gap of 26%.


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