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ASUS pushes AMD ThreadRipper 16C/32T CPU to 5GHz

AMD's upcoming ThreadRipper pushed to 5GHz, rocking 16C/32T of performanec
By: Anthony Garreffa | CPU, APU & Chipsets News | Posted: May 31, 2017 2:40 am

Computex 2017 - ASUS is already pushing the boundaries of AMD's new HEDT processor, ThreadRipper, pushing the mammoth 16C/32T chip to a huge 5GHz.

 

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The current AMD Ryzen 7 1800X with 8C/16T hits 3.9GHz and just over 4GHz when overclocked, but ThreadRipper rocks double the cores and threads and has been teased at a whopping 5GHz on ASUS' upcoming X399-based motherboard. There's no details on what cooling ASUS used to reach this ThreadRipper 5GHz milestone, so we'll have to ask some more questions about that...

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