AMD's beastly Ryzen Threadripper chips arrive in August starting at $799

AMD has priced the Ryzen Threadripper 1950X at Dollars $999, it is $700 less than the equivalent Intel Core i9-7960X chip.

We've been waiting for more info on AMD's hardcore, 16-core CPU known as Threadripper since it was announced. To right this wrong AMD has unveiled new Threadripper CPUs that will be released as soon as next month.

AMD Ryzen 3 is a mainstream desktop processor that will be offered at an affordable price point.

AMD released a video that outlines the basics of the launch and pits both Threadripper models against Intel's Core i9-7900X in a Multi-Threaded Cinebench R15 workload. Both the processors will be available from July 27th. AMD's (amd) market share for PC chips slipped to less than 10% last year from around 25% 10 years ago, but early signs are positive for the new line of chips.

While AMD has revealed a lot of details regarding its two upcoming quad-core Ryzen 3 SKUs yesterday, including the clocks and the launch date, we are still missing a couple of key details, including the TDP, amount of cache and the price.

How well performance scales from 8 to 16 cores will depend on a number of factors, so we aren't making any price-versus-performance predictions between Threadripper and Ryzen 7 yet.

The AMD high-end desktop parts will be available on shelves early August.

The 1950X sports a base clock of 3.4GHz and a boost clock of 4.0GHz, while the 1920X sports a base clock of 3.5GHz and a boost clock of 4.0GHz. The 16-core top-end Threadripper posted a score of about 3,000 she said. Threadripper and Core i9 are expensive, and more powerful than 99% of people need or want. Intel holds the advantage of its integrated graphics, which becomes more important as we travel down the stack to models that aren't usually accompanied by discrete graphics cards. United Kingdom is pricing is yet to be confirmed, but is expected to be around £950.

Intel is trying to make Epyc not sound strong at all, yet AMD is using a very technologically superior method of using 4 x Zen CPU cores into a single package. The Ryzen 3 1300X runs at 3.5Ghz with a 3.7GHz turbo, while the Ryzen 3 1200 runs at 3.1GHz with a 3.4GHz turbo.

  • Monte Muniz