The 32 core AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990 WX leaks 53% faster than the 18 core Intel Core i9 - 7980 XE
The benchmark result of AMD's high-end CPU "2nd generation Ryzen Threadripper" which is expected to be officially announced soon has leaked. It has surprisingly scored a surprising score that is 53% higher than the performance of Intel's current top model "Core i9-7980 XE" as a rival.
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990 WX Up To 53% Faster Than Intel Core i9 - 7980 XE
The 2nd generation Ryzen Threadripper is AMD's consumer high-end CPU adopting the 2nd generation "Zen +" microarchitecture, and a maximum 32 core model which doubles the number of cores from the 1st generation Ryzen Threadripper is introduced. The rival is Intel's high-end model "Core i9" series, AMD is a plan to surpass rivals by performance with a 32-core / 64-thread manycore which doubled the number of cores from the conventional 16 cores.
As for the 2nd generation Ryzen Threadripper expected to be released in Q3 (July to September) in 2018, the specifications and prices leaked the other day, but the "inadvertent" benchmark result is displayed on French AMD official page Performance is revealed in that it will be done. In addition, at the time of article creation, the page is deleted and can not be viewed.
In this performance comparison test, benchmark measurement using Cinebench R15 is carried out for the top model "Ryzen Threadripper 2990 WX" of the 2nd generation Ryzen Threadripper and "Intel Core i9-7980XE" of the assumed rival. Ryzen Threadripper 2990 WX has an average score of "5099.3" points and 53% overwhelming, while Core i9 - 7980 XE was the average score "3335.2" point under the condition of environment such as graphic board, OS, memory, He said that he showed amazing performance difference. Although the score can be slightly raised or lowered depending on the environment, as a result of the AMD official hand benchmark, it seems that a performance difference which is not comparable between high-end models appeared.
Ryzen Threadripper 2990 WX seems to be overwhelming in terms of performance by overwhelming 32 cores / 64 threads and 18 cores / 36 threads of Intel Core i9 - 7980 XE with the number of cores. According to leak information, Ryzen Threadripper 2990 WX expects North American price to be 1799 dollars (about 200,000 yen), which is expected to be advantageous even in price competition of Core i9-7980XE exceeding 2000 dollars (about 220,000 yen) is.
Review evaluation kit that has already been deleted The package image of Ryzen Threadripper 2990 WX leaking from the movie looks something like this.
Intel plans to release the high-end model of 28 cores / 56 threads in Q4 (October to December) in 2018 to counter the 2nd generation Ryzen Threadripper, but if the top model does not reach the performance side, With the 2nd generation Ryzen Threadripper which brings out products with excellent price performance all the way from 12 cores to 32 cores, over 2018 will be overcome by Intel by AMD in both name and fact.
in Hardware, Posted by darkhorse_log