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AMD Launches New Monster Processors in Threadripper Series

AMD unveiled on Thursday its two new Threadripper 3 series processors with 24 and 32 cores respectively.

The 24-core Threadripper 3960X is built on a 7 nm process with 140 MB cache and has a base clock of 3.8 GHz that can increase to 4.5 GHz. The price is set at $ 1399, which is about from SEK 14,000

Instead, the 32-core Threadripper 3970X has 144 MB of cache and a base clock of 3.7 Ghz, which can increase to 4.5 Ghz. The price is set at 1999 dollars, corresponding to about 20,000 SEK.

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Both processors use the new TRX40 platform, which according to AMD allows up to 72 PCIe paths.

In memory, Threadripper continues to use up to four channels of DDR4 support for both processors, just as before, despite rumors that it would be upgraded to eight channels.

According to AMD, the 32-core Threadripper is 90% faster than Intel's equivalent, the 18-core Not Core i9-9980XE, while the 24-core processor is 54% faster than Intel's best i9 today. .

AMD also announced at the time that the late 16-core Ryzen 9 3950X will finally be released on November 25. And that Amd is also launching the Athlon 3000 overclocked dual-processor budget processor with a frequency of 3.5 GHZ for just over SEK 500.

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