MD Threadripper 2990WX Cooling Performance - Testing Five Heatsinks & Two Water Review

Posted on 2018-08-13 16:12:24 by Thomas De Maesschalck

The 32-core / 64-thread AMD Threadripper 2990WX carries a 250 Watt TDP rating, thus the cooling performance is quite important especially if you don't want to hit any thermal throttling with this $1799 USD processor. Fortunately, the 2990WX doesn't require water cooling but actually can work quite well with high-end air heatsinks too. For adding some perspective on the cooling requirements of the Threadripper 2990WX, here are benchmarks of five heatsinks and two all-in-one water cooling systems.

Link: phoronix

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