Comparison of technical characteristics between computer processors, with the Intel Xeon W-2145 on one hand, and the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X on the other hand. The first has a total of 8 cores, 16 threads, a maximum frequency of 4.5 GHz, a thermal design power of 140 W. The second has 16 cores, 32 threads, its turbo frequency reaches 4.4 GHz, its TDP is set to 180 W. The following table also allows us to compare the lithography, the number of transistors (if indicated), the amount of cache memory, the maximum RAM memory capacity, the type of memory accepted, the launch date, the maximum number of PCIe lines , the values obtained in Geekbench 4 and Cinebench R15, as well as the price.
|Processor||AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X||Intel Xeon W-2145|
|Part number(s), S-Spec||YD295XA8UGAAF||CD8067303533601,
|Release date||Q3 2018||Q3 2017|
|Lithography||12 nm||14 nm+|
|Base frequency||3.5 GHz||3.7 GHz|
|Turbo frequency||4.4 GHz||4.5 GHz|
|Cache||32 MB||11 MB|
|Max memory size||1000 GB||512 GB|
|Memory types||DDR4-2933||DDR4 1600/1866/2133/2400/2666|
|Max PCIe lanes||60||48|
|TDP||180 W||140 W|
|Socket||TR4, LGA-4094||LGA 2066|
|Cinebench R15 single-thread||180||177|
|Cinebench R15 multi-thread||3,198||1,680|
|PassMark single thread||2,220||2,525|
|PassMark CPU Mark||25,445||19,720|
|Geekbench 4 single-core||4,703||5,164|
|Geekbench 4 multi-core||34,518||27,503|
|Rating||4.6 / 5||—|
|Number of reviews||14||—|
|Amazon||AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X||Intel Xeon W-2145|
|Ebay||AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X||Intel Xeon W-2145|
Note: prices can change over time. They are not updated regularly. Shipping costs have not been integrated.
Performance comparison between the two processors, for this we consider the following benchmarking softwares: Geekbench 4, PassMark and Cinebench R15.
|Processeur||Geekbench 4 – Score multi-core & single-core – Windows 64-bit|
|AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X|| 4 703
|Intel Xeon W-2145|| 5 164
On the single-core side, the difference is 10%. In multi-core, the differential gap is 26%.
|Processeur||PassMark – CPU Mark & single thread|
|AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X|| 2,220
|Intel Xeon W-2145|| 2,525
On PassMark, there is a difference of 14% in single-core. On the multi-core side, the gap is 29%.
|Processeur||Cinebench R15 – Score|
|AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X|| 180
|Intel Xeon W-2145|| 177
On this software, there is a difference of 2% in single-core. On the multi-core side, the gap reaches 90%.