AMD takes on Intel with new Ryzen Threadripper processors featuring up to 32 cores

AMD is turning up the heat on Intel with new set of announcements from Computex 2018. AMD yesterday announced the 2nd gen AMD Ryzen Threadripper processors featuring up to 32 cores and 64 threads. These processors will be available in Q3 2018.

AMD demonstrated its Radeon Vega GPU based on 7nm process technology designed for professional and datacenter applications. It will launch in both server and workstation form factors for key compute use cases in 2H 2018. AMD also highlighted the new PCs from OEMs featuring its latest mobile and desktop processors.

  • ASUS VivoBook X505ZA and X570ZD notebooks
  • Dell’s latest Inspiron series including Inspiron 13” 7000 2-in-1, Inspiron 15” 5000 notebooks and Inspiron 7000 gaming desktop
  • HP Envy x360 13” and Envy x360 15” notebooks
  • Huawei MateBook D 14” notebook
  • Lenovo Yoga 530, IdeaPad 530S, 330S and 330 notebooks
  • Acer Predator Helios 500 notebook, Predator Orion 5000 desktop and Nitro 50 gaming desktop

“At Computex 2018 we demonstrated how the strongest CPU and GPU product portfolio in the industry gets even stronger in the coming months,” said AMD President and CEO Dr. Lisa Su. “Our upcoming 7nm and 12nm products build on the momentum of our Ryzen, Radeon and EPYC processors, positioning AMD to lead the next generation of high-performance computing in markets from premium devices and gaming to machine learning and the datacenter.”

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