Update: AMD Announces Threadripper 3000 CPUs
Threadripper 3000 CPUs will be available to purchase on 25th November 2019. AMD has announced some details regarding these new processors and I thought it warranted an update here.
Introducing AMD Threadripper 3960X and 3970X CPUs
We’ve all been expecting great things from AMD’s HEDT lineup after seeing the significant upgrade that Zen 2 processors (Ryzen 3000) delivered to mainstream consumers. In addition to reducing latency and improving the memory controller, AMD’s latest offerings seemed to consistently outperform Intel in a key, often ignored, metric — Perf/W. For those of us who have huge render workloads, this is quite significant. Regular 10-hour renders can add up quickly, and are by no means cheap.
Here’s the official slide from AMD that announces the new products:Continue Reading