AMD 32-core Ryzen Threadripper to launch on August 13?

Posted on Thursday, Jul 12 2018 @ 13:04 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
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Asian tech site BenchLife picked up word about the launch date of AMD's second-generation Ryzen Threadripper CPUs.

The Ryzen Threadripper 2990X will reportedly launch on August 13, this is the 32-core chip and it's rumored to cost a massive $1,500. There's also possibly a 24-core variant with the name Treadripper 2950X.

Gigabyte and MSI have new motherboards for the second-gen Threadripper; the Gigabyte AORUS X399 Xtreme and the MSI MEG X399 Creation.


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