AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX vs Intel Core i7-5775C

Comparison of technical details, with different specifications, as well as performance in benchmarks between the processor for personal desktop computers, the Intel Core i7-5775C and the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX. The first has 4 cores, 8 threads, a base frequency of 3.3 GHz, a turbo frequency of 3.7 GHz, a cache of 6 MB, a TDP of 65 W. The second has more than 24 cores, a total of 48 threads, its initial frequency is 3.0 GHz, its maximum frequency reaches 4.2 GHz, its cache is 64 MB and its TDP is 250 W.


Processor AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX Intel Core i7-5775C
Family Ryzen+ Broadwell
Release date Q4 2018 Q2 2015
Lithography 12 nm 14 nm
Cores 24 4
Threads 48 8
Base frequency 3.0 GHz 3.3 GHz
Turbo frequency 4.2 GHz 3.7 GHz
Cache 64 MB 6 MB
Max memory size 1000 GB 32 GB
Memory types DDR4-2933 DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.5V
Max PCIe lanes 60 16
TDP 250 W 65 W
Geekbench 4 single core 4,470 4,884
Geekbench 4 multi-core 29,542 16,278
Price $1,230 $331
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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 Intel Core i7-5775C 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
Intel Core i7-5775C  4,884

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 9%. In multi-core, there is a gap of 81%.


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