AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X
  • Cores: 16
  • L3 cache: 32MB (shared)
  • TDP: 180 W
  • Transistor size: 12 nm
Ryzen Threadripper 2950X - desktop processor produced by AMD for socket sTR4 that has 16 cores and 32 threads. The base clock frequency of the CPU is 3500 MHz, but due to Turbo Core technology, it can perform up to 4400 MHz. The size of the L3 cache is 32 MB. Please note that this chip doesn’t have integrated graphics.

Test in Benchmarks

Performance test of AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X in benchmarks

Cinebench R23

Reputable cross-platform benchmark for high-performance processors
Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)
Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)

GeekBench v6

The new version of this benchmark emulates common operations often used in real-world apps
Geekbench 6 (Single-Core)
Geekbench 6 (Multi-Core)
File compression 861.2 MB/sec
Clang compilation 92.3 Klines/sec
HTML 5 Browser 246.5 pages/sec
PDF Renderer 304.3 Mpixels/sec
Text processing 113.4 pages/sec
Background blur 20.3 images/sec
Photo processing 75.9 images/sec
Ray tracing 25.1 Mpixels/sec
Sources: GeekBench [1]


Synthetic test that focuses on raw computational performance for low-level functions
Passmark CPU (Single-Core)
Passmark CPU (Multi-Core)
Integer math 128.3 GOps/sec
Floating point math 64.9 GOps/sec
Find prime numbers 65M Primes/sec
Random string sorting 57M Strings/sec
Data encryption 32.1 GBytes/sec
Data compression 512 MBytes/sec
Physics 1269 Frames/sec
Extended instructions 19.7B Matrices/sec
Sources: PassMark [3]


Ryzen Threadripper 2950X technical specifications


Vendor AMD
Released August 31, 2018
Type Desktop
instruction set x86-64
Integrated GPU No


Performance Cores
P-Cores 16
P-Threads 32
Base Frequency (P) 3.5 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency (P) 4.4 GHz
Total Cores 16
Total Threads 32
Bus Frequency 100 MHz
Multiplier 35x
L1 Cache 96K (per core)
L2 Cache 512K (per core)
L3 Cache 32MB (shared)
Unlocked Multiplier Yes


Transistors 9.6 billions
Fabrication process 12 nm
TDP (PL1) 180 W
Socket sTR4
Peak temperature 68°C

Memory Support

Memory types - DDR4-2933
Memory Size 2048 GB
Max. Memory Channels 4
Max. Memory Bandwidth 87.42 GB/s
ECC Support Yes


Official site AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X official page
PCI Express Version 3.0
PCI Express Lanes 60


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