AMD Ryzen ThreadRipper features next-gen packaging

AMD's upcoming Ryzen ThreadRipper comes in an amazingly seductive package.

@anthony256
Published Mon, Jul 24 2017 10:34 PM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 11:54 AM CST

AMD is so very close to releasing their next-gen HEDT platform, with the company officially unveiling the packaging for Ryzen ThreadRipper, which looks delicious.

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AMD CEO Lisa Su was the first to show off the retail packaging for Ryzen ThreadRipper, which gave me goosebumps. The new HEDT processor will come in an amazing package like nothing before it, packing up to 16C/32T of CPU power inside. AMD will be detailing Ryzen ThreadRipper at SIGGRAPH 2017 next week, and we will be on the ground bringing you everything you want to hear.

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As for Ryzen ThreadRipper 1950X, it's a 16C/32T processor priced at just $999 - compared to the massive $1799 that Intel is charging for their upcoming Core i7-7960X. AMD's new Ryzen ThreadRipper 1950X will drive up to 4GHz under XFR, 32MB of L3 cache and 8MB of L2 cache for a total of 40MB of cache. The big part of the upcoming X399 platform that drives Ryzen ThreadRipper is capable of 64 PCIe 3.0 lanes which is perfect for multi-GPU rigs and multiple M.2 SSDs.

AMD is launching Ryzen ThreadRipper on August 10 according to the latest reports.

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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