Earlier this 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 with expanded memory and I/O bandwidth, designed for the High-End Desktop (HEDT) market and it competes with Intel’s Core i9 series. In addition to the previously announced Ryzen Threadripper 1950X and Ryzen Threadripper 1920X, AMD today announced an 8-core Ryzen Threadripper 1900X with a base clock of 3.8 GHz, a boost clock of 4.0 GHz, and the full feature set of the X399 SocketTR4 platform with 64 PCIe lanes.
“Our goal with Ryzen has always been to bring innovation and excitement to our customers. With Ryzen 7, 5, and 3 processors, AMD changed the game and ensured users across every segment of the market received the best technology, prices and overall experience,” said Jim Anderson, senior vice president and general manager, Computing and Graphics Group, AMD. “To complete the Ryzen family, we kept the best for last. Ryzen Threadripper positions AMD at the forefront of this exciting market for high-performance PCs, resulting in a platform that offers the highest echelons of consumers– from data scientists to video creators to gamers – complete and uncompromising performance.”
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. Both the Ryzen Threadripper processors are now available for pre-order from Amazon, check them out using the below links.
AMD will be shipping the above processors from August 10th. The newly announced Ryzen Threadripper 1900X will be available from August 31st.