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AMD out’s their fastest processors to date, Ryzen Threadripper 3960X and 3970X

With the 12-core and 16-core processor SKU being moved to mainstream desktops through the Ryzen 9 SKU’s, the new AMD Ryzen Threadripper processors are bringing the HEDT to higher standards. Designed to break boundaries for creators, developers, and enthusiasts for the most demanding desktop and content creation workloads with higher core-count and a totally new platform for scalability.

These new High-end Desktop processors namely the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X and 3970X, packing 24 and 32 cores respectively, are going to be available on the market on November 25, 2019

The 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen Threadripper lineup features two new processors built on industry-leading 7nm “Zen 2” core architecture , boasting up to 88 PCIe® 4.0 lanes and 144MB cache with extraordinary power efficiency. Achieving up to 90 percent faster performance over the competition’s top-end HEDT processor1, the new 32-core Ryzen Threadripper 3970X processor offers unsurpassed performance as the most powerful and fastest desktop processor1 in the high-end desktop market.

AMD also unveiles a brand new Socket sTRX4, optimized for near- and long-term scalability of the Ryzen Threadripper platform. Offering 4X more bandwidth to the chipset compared to the previous generation, and up to 2.5X more available bandwidth than the competition for simultaneous peripherals like SSDs or GPUs2, 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen Threadripper offers the ultimate HEDT platform without compromise.  

MODELCORES/THREADSBOOST7/ BASE FREQUENCY (GHZ)TOTAL CACHE (MB)TDP (WATTS)8PCIe® 4.0 LANES (processor + AMD TRX40)SEP (USD)9AVAILABILITY
AMD Ryzen™_ Threadripper 3960X24/48Up to 4.5/3.8140280W88 (72 useable)$1,399Nov. 25, 2019
AMD Ryzen™ Threadripper 3970X32/64Up to 4.5/3.7144280W88 (72 useable)$1,999Nov. 25, 2019

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