AMD has introduced two new high-end Ryzen Threadripper processors with as much as 32 cores, in addition to a brand new entry-level Athlon processor with built-in Radeon Vega Three graphics. The corporate has additionally disclosed the official date of sale for its delayed 16-core Ryzen 9 3950X desktop CPU. The brand new Athlon APU mannequin will go on sale from November 19, priced at $49 (roughly Rs. 3,470 earlier than taxes) whereas the high-end processors will all be accessible ranging from November 25. The 32-core Ryzen Threadripper 3970X will value $1,999 (roughly Rs. 1,41,565) and the 24-core Ryzen Threadripper 3960X will value $1,399 (roughly Rs. 99,073). AMD has additionally launched the brand new sTRX4 socket which its third-gen Ryzen Threadripper CPUs will use. Motherboard producers are anticipated to announce appropriate new motherboards quickly.
The third-generation Threadripper CPUs are based mostly on AMD’s Zen 2 structure and manufactured utilizing a 7nm course of. They’re anticipated to compete with Intel’s just lately introduced ‘Cascade Lake-X’ lineup of X-series processors. Base clock speeds for the Threadripper 3970X and 3960X are 3.7GHz and three.8GHz respectively, with a standard enhance velocity of 4.5GHz. Each fashions function multi-threading for as much as 64 and 48 threads respectively. Each additionally function 128MB of L3 cache and 280W TDP figures. They use the identical modular ‘chiplet’ design as AMD’s current-gen Epyc server CPUs. RAM help formally goes as much as 256GB of quad-channel DDR4-3200.
The Socket sTRX4 interface breaks compatibility with previous-gen Threadripper CPUs however helps 64 lanes of high-bandwidth PCIe 4.zero connectivity for parts together with graphics playing cards and SSDs. AMD is focusing on the brand new Threadripper collection at skilled workstation customers who’ve heavy content material creation, design, and rendering workloads.
AMD has not commented on rumours of even higher-end Threadripper fashions with as much as 64 cores, though it isn’t not possible for additional bulletins to return at a later date.
AMD additionally introduced a brand new low-end Athlon APU with built-in graphics, which succeeds the Athlon 200GE. The brand new Athlon 3000G identify is extra per AMD’s Ryzen numbering scheme. It makes use of the previous-gen 12nm Zen+ structure and has simply two cores with multi-threading. The bottom velocity is 3.5GHz and there’s no enhance margin. Radeon Vega 3 graphics come built-in, and the TDP is rated at 35W. Curiously, this CPU is unlocked for overclockability, which ought to enchantment to lovers on a price range.
Lastly, the 16-core mainstream desktop Ryzen 9 3950X which was introduced earlier this 12 months is now able to ship in late November. AMD is claiming efficiency that beats Intel’s present 18-core high-end desktop half. This CPU won’t ship with one in every of AMD’s personal Wraith coolers, as the corporate claimed in a Reddit submit that lovers desire selecting their very own liquid cooling choices. AMD recommends no less than a 280mm liquid cooler. It should go on sale at its beforehand introduced worth of $749 (roughly Rs. 53,042 earlier than taxes).
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