Pre-order starts for the 2990WX. Prices at $1799, it has a competitive edge over the Intel Core i9-7980XE in terms of better cost and performance. From the chart, we can see that AMD ThreadRipper 2990WX is at least 35% faster than Intel Core i9-7980XE.
Next, the ThreadRipper 2950X is priced at $899 vs Intel Core i9-7900X and we can see that difference in performance. According to the test data, Gaming Suite tests seems to be 6 % slower on the average frame per sec results of 11 games running at 1080p. The rests of the benchmarks has an advantage of over 18% to 41% against the Intel counterpart.