AMD Ryzen Threadripper Processors and X399 HEDT Platform Expected To Launch on 10th August

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AMD is expected to launch their HEDT X299 platform and Ryzen Threadripper processors in early August as reported by Kitguru New X399 platform will feature very high-end platform design and supporting massive processors with up to 16 cores.

AMD Ryzen Threadripper CPUs and X399 Platform is expected to Launch in Early August

AMD kicked off this year with an impressive product we know as Ryzen. Ryzen processors are delivering exceptional performance based on their Zen core architecture all at very competitive prices. These processors have widely disrupted CPU market and started offering amazing efficiency and overall performance compared to competitors.

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They are going to release first HEDT (High-End) Desktop platform is known as X399 which is beefier than X730 (AMD’s top mainstream platform). X399 will include a new series of processors and feature a grand upgrade over mainstream chips. The new chips are known as Ryzen Threadripper and as per Kitguru would be launching in early August.

From what we have heard from sources close to KitGuru, AMD should launch Threadripper around the 10th of August, after moving the date from a late July launch. This is what we have heard through industry contacts and if true, would mean we will be seeing AMD and Intel square up once again, this time in the HEDT market. via Kitguru

The Grand Slam Between Intel and AMD Begins This Summer With High Core Count Processors and HEDT Platforms

The AMD Ryzen Threadripper processors are launching Summer will feature 16 cores and 32 threads. There are reports which claim the entry level 16 core chip will cost around $850 US with high tier chips costing more.

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We know that lineup will have multiple SKUs with Alienware having Threadripper 16 and Threadripper 12 core model confirmed for their Area-51 Threadripper edition OEM PC. These models will feature a Ryzen Threadripper 19** X series naming scheme and will be very competitive regarding price and performance.

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The X399 platform, on the other hand, is taking things to the extreme, offering up to 64 PCI-e lanes of which 60 will be utilizable by discrete graphics. The platform will feature the Socket TR4 that has 4094 pins and is the largest HEDT socket shipping to date. The socket will be surrounded by a quad channel DIMM interface that can support extreme capacities. So overall, we can expect the Ryzen Threadripper series to be an incredibly powerful entrant in the HEDT market.

While it is immensely powerful, it doesn’t mean that the competitors will remain silent. Intel also announced their Core-X series announced which feature all the way up to 18 cores on Skylake-X processors.

Feature Whitehaven
(Ryzen Threadripper)
Summit Ridge
(Ryzen)
Cores Up to 16 Up to 8
Threads Up to 32 Up to 16
Base Clock TBA 3.6GHz
Boost Clock TBA 4.0GHz
L3 Cache 32MB 16MB
TDP Up To 180W Up To 95W
DDR4 Channels Quad Dual
Socket TR4 AM4 (PGA)
Launch Q3 2017 Q1 2017
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Adeel Younashttps://techwafer.com
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