AMD Threadripper gen 2 compared to gen 1

August 2018 a year on from the introduction of the Threadripper CPU from AMD we finally know the Threadripper 2 specs (Cores, speed and TPD) and prices. Here is a table that shows the latest release in the purple shade and the older gen 1 Threadrippers in orange shade.

AMD threadripper 2 speed cores price
Threadripper 2 and 1 comparison

WX is meant to mean “innovators and creators”, whilst X means “gamers”.


ModelCoresThreadsBase speedBoost speedTPDLaunch priceReleased
2990WX32643.0 GHz4.2 GHz250W$1,799 USDAUG 2018
2970WX24483.0 GHz4.2 GHz250W$1,299 USDAUG 2018
2950X16323.5 GHz4.4 GHz180W$899 USDAUG 2018
2920X12243.5 GHz4.3 GHz180W$649 USDAUG 2018
1950X16323.4 GHz4.0 GHz180W$999 USDAUG 2017
1920X12243.5 GHz4.0 GHz180W$799 USDAUG 2017
1900X8163.8 GHz4.0 GHz180W$549 USDAUG 2017