AMD's next-gen Ryzen Threadripper 2950X teased again on 12nm

AMD's refresh of Ryzen Threadripper is right around the corner, company confirms its sampling CPUs.

Published Mon, May 14 2018 9:43 PM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 11:51 AM CST

AMD will be refreshing their Ryzen Threadripper CPUs in the coming months, planting them all down onto the 12nm process that will allow the company to ramp up CPU clock speeds in both single- and multi-threaded scenarios.

AMD's next-gen Ryzen Threadripper 2950X teased again on 12nm |

AMD provided an update to their new Ryzen Threadripper 2000 series during the Ryzen PRO 2000 announcement, with the chipmaker saying Ryzen Threadripper 2000 processors are being sampled, which should include most partners. This means we can expect a Q3 2018 launch which is right around the corner.

We should expect to see the Ryzen Threadripper 2900X, 2920X, and 2950X processors to be detailed and released in the coming months.


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