Last month, AMD announced the pricing details of Ryzen Threadripper desktop processors. Ryzen Threadripper is a “Zen”-based CPU with up to 16-cores and 32-threads. With a new platform, expanded memory and I/O bandwidth, it is designed for the High-End Desktop (HEDT) market and it competes with Intel’s Core i9 series.
Ryzen Threadripper 1950X comes with 16 cores and 32 threads, but it also delivers a 3.4 GHz base clock and a 4.0 GHz boost. AMD has priced the Ryzen Threadripper 1950X at USD $999, it is $700 less than the equivalent Intel Core i9-7960X chip. And the Ryzen Threadripper 1920X, which packs 12 cores and 24 threads, a 3.5 GHz base clock and a 4.0 GHz boost, is price at USD $799, $400 less than Intel’s Core i9-7920X. Also, both the 1950X and 1920X features 64 lanes of PCIe with support for up to four GPUs and they are unlocked for overclocking. Ryzen Threadripper 1950X is now available for order from Amazon, find it using the below link.