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AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1920X dropped to $249, sold out quick

12C/24T for just $249... no wonder it hit Amazon's Best Sellers list and sold out within hours

By: Anthony Garreffa from Aug 8, 2018 @ 19:36 CDT

AMD has officially launched the new second-gen Ryzen Threadripper CPUs which include the flagship Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX but AMD is already teasing consumers and their competitor in Intel with massive price drops to first-gen Threadripper CPUs.

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The Ryzen Threadripper 1920X is a 12C/24T processor that debuted for $799, and was temporarily priced at just $249 on Amazon which quickly hit the Amazon Best Sellers list before it sold out. It's back up to $427 at the time of writing but anyone who secured it for $249 would be laughing all the way to 24-thread processor town, and back again.

AMD's new Ryzen Threadripper 2920X is the second-gen successor to the 1920X and it's priced at $649... so $249 is quite the discount, representing some truly insane CPU price wars that will happen over the holidays between AMD and Intel.

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