AMD reveals Ryzen Threadripper with 16-cores and 32-threads
After some leaks and speculations, AMD has finally officially revealed their upcoming powerful CPU with up to 16-cores and 32-threads – the Ryzen Threadripper.
The AMD Threadripper is one of AMD’s upcoming consumer desktop PC solutions. According to the company, it’s a “Zen”-based CPU with up to 16-cores and 32-threads with a new platform with expanded memory and I/O bandwidth, designed for the High-End Desktop (HEDT) market.
“Strong adoption of our AMD Ryzen processors shows customers are ready and excited for the innovative performance and features we deliver –
and we’re just getting started,” said Jim Anderson, senior vice president and general manager, AMD Compute and Graphics business group. “Our upcoming AMD Ryzen processor lineup builds on the foundation we have set to drive our further expansion into the high-performance desktop, premium consumer notebook, and commercial markets.”
AMD also announced that its Ryzen 3 desktop CPUs are scheduled for availability in Q3 2017.