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

AMD's upcoming ThreadRipper pushed to 5GHz, rocking 16C/32T of performanec.

Published Tue, May 30 2017 9:40 PM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 11:55 AM CST

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.

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

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...

Anthony joined the TweakTown team in 2010 and has since reviewed 100s of graphics cards. Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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