AMD Ryzen Threadripper CPU

Source: amd.com

AMD recently released two models of its highly anticipated, Ryzen Threadripper high-end desktop processors: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X and AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1920X.

The top-end chip is billed as being faster than its predecessors and capable of speeding up the performance of the most computing-intensive programs, like those used for the creation of high-definition video files.

Specification of the AMD Ryzen Threadripper CPU:

AMD Ryzen Threadripper
Source: forbes.com
Model AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1920X
Processor Count 16 12
Threads 32 24
Processor (CPU) Model Socket sTR4 sTR4
Base clock 3.4 GHz 3.5 GHz
Boost Clock 4 GHz 4 GHz
XFR 4.2 GHz 4.2 GHz
Item Dimensions 2.2 x 3.1 x 0.3 in 2.2 x 3.1 x 0.3 in
Item Weight 3.2 ounces 3.2 ounces
PCIe Lanes (3.0) 64 64
Cache Memory 40 MB 38 MB
Wattage (TDP) 180 180
Price ·         Rs. 69,999 in India

·         $999 on Amazon

·         Rs. 55,999 in India

·         $799 on Amazon

 

Get more details on 1950X – http://www.amd.com/en/products/cpu/amd-ryzen-threadripper-1950x

Get more details on 1920X – http://www.amd.com/en/products/cpu/amd-ryzen-threadripper-1920x

Quality Features of the CPU:

AMD Ryzen Threadripper
Source: forbes.com

AMD is aiming Threadripper at content creators, gamers, and overclockers who want the best performance without spending too much.

  • These CPUs are physically much larger than mainstream ones and use a different socket called TR4.
  • They support quad-channel DDR4 RAM and feature 64 lanes of PCIe bandwidth for high-speed components such as graphics cards and SSD arrays.
  • The CPUs have a much higher 180W TDP rating and need specific coolers.
  • They have SenseMI technology which adjusts operating parameters dynamically using hundreds of embedded sensors.

Threadripper-compatible X399 motherboards are available from Asus, Gigabyte, MSI, and ASRock. They will also show up in pre-built systems from some boutique builders.

AMD Ryzen Threadripper
Source: forbes.com

Explore the new processors in this video:

Two More New Threadripper:

The third variant of Threadripper called Ryzen Threadripper 1900X. It will be launched on August 31st. It comes with eight cores, 16 threads,3.8GHz base clock, and, 4GHz boosted clock.

If these chips seem to be too high for you, a fourth Threadripper seems to be on the way. The Threadripper 1920 is also a 12-core, 24-thread processor, clocked at 3.2GHz, boosting to 3. 8GHz. It consumes less power (140W) than its sister Threadripper 1920X.

For more details, read here: https://www.forbes.com/sites/antonyleather/2017/08/10/amd-ryzen-threadripper-1950x-and-1920x-processor-review-is-this-intels-worst-nightmare/#751bf2183b85

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