CES 2018: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950x

AMD Ryzen™ Threadripper™ 1950X high-end processor has just bagged the CES 2018 Best of Innovation Award in Computer Hardware and Components category. Notably, out of the 28 categories the Threadripper topnotch design has been selected by panel of industrial designers, engineers and trade media members. So what makes the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X worthy to be called an award-winning processor? This multi-tasking behemoth is built for demanding tasks for professionals, developers, creators and enthusiasts with its capable 16 cores and 32 threads developed based on AMD’s powerful “Zen” core architecture.

Here’s the full specifications and features of AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X from PCWorld:

  • The Ryzen Threadripper 1950X ($999 on Amazon) features 16 cores with simultaneous multi-threading (SMT) for 32 threads of compute power. The base clock speed of the chip is 3.4GHz, with a 4GHz boost speed.
  • The Ryzen Threadripper 1920X ($799 on Amazon) features 12 cores with SMT for 24 threads of compute power. The base clock speed of the chip is 3.5GHz, with a 4GHz boost speed.
  • The Ryzen Threadripper 1900X ($549 on Amazon) feature 8 cores with SMT for 16 threads of compute power—similar to the Ryzen 7 1800X, but slotting into the more capable X399 motherboards. The 1900X’s base clock speed is 3.8GHz with a 4GHz boost speed.
  • All Threadripper chips pack a whopping 64 PCI-E lanes.
  • Memory: Quad-channel DDR4.
  • Platform: X399 with a new TR4 socket that is incompatible with existing Ryzen chips.
  • All chips are unlocked for overclocking adventures.
  • Can’t be “delidded” easily, as it uses a solder thermal interface material.

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