G.Skill releases AMD Ryzen optimized memory kits
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Up to 128GB and up to 3200MHz

G.Skill has announced a couple of new Trident Z RGB memory kits which are optimized for AMD's Ryzen and Ryzen Threadripper CPUs, which will be available running at up to 3200MHz and coming in up to 128GB in capacity.

AMD explains dummy dies in Threadripper CPUs
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Tuesday, 19 September 2017 22:25

AMD explains dummy dies in Threadripper CPUs


Dies are there but can't be enabled

There has been a lot of noise generated regarding the recent discovery that AMD Threadripper CPUs actually have four dies and not two dies and two "substrates" as it was originally believed but, according to AMD's James Prior, these are inactive dies and there is no way to enable them.

AMD adds Ryzen Threadripper 1900X to the HEDT lineup
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NVMe RAID support for X399 comes on September 25

AMD has officially launched its latest SKU for the Ryzen Threadripper lineup, the 8-core/16-thread Threadripper 1900X which promises to bring all the capabilities of the X399 HEDT platform at a more affordable US $549 price tag.

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1900X spotted in India
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With 16MB of L3 cache

AMD's new Threadripper 1900X has been spotted in India, with a retailer/e-tailer jumping the gun ahead of the scheduled August 31 launch date.

G.Skill unveils Threadripper-ready DDR4 memory kits
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Running from 2933MHz to 3600MHz

Following the launch of AMD's new HEDT Ryzen Threadripper CPUs and the X399 chipset motherboards, G.Skill has announced new DDR4 specifications and expanded its Flare X series which will be Ryzen Threadripper ready.

EKWB shows its Threadripper Supremacy Evo water block
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Coming in three versions

Due to the sheer size of the AMD TR4 Threadripper socket, plenty of cooling manufacturers decided to come up with a dedicated cooler for this beast and EK Water Blocks, a well-known liquid cooling expert from Slovenia, has introduced its dedicated Supremacy Evo water block for AMD Ryzen Threadripper CPUs.

AMD Ryzen Threadripper CPUs woos reviewers
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Thursday, 10 August 2017 21:19

AMD Ryzen Threadripper CPUs woos reviewers


Review roundup: Brings some competition to the HEDT game

AMD has lifted the review NDA veil from its first Ryzen Threadripper CPUs, the Threadripper 1950X and the Threadripper 1920X, which offer impressive multi-threaded performance and finally bringing some competition to this part of the market.

AMD Threadripper 1950X hits 4.1GHz on liquid cooling
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LN2 should push it even further

A Reddit user has managed to overclock AMD's 16-core/32-thread Threadripper 1950X to 4.1GHz by just using Thermaltake's Water 3.0 liquid cooler.

Noctua releases three AMD Threadripper and EPYC coolers
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Proper base for the TR4 and SP3 sockets

Noctua has unveiled three CPU coolers that have a proper design to cool AMD's new massive Ryzen Threadripper and EPYC series CPUs on TR4 and SP3 sockets, the NH-U14S TR4-SP3, NH-U12S TR4-SP3 and the NH-U9 TR4-SP3.

AMD confirms Threadripper TDP and cache size
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Thursday, 03 August 2017 08:20

AMD confirms Threadripper TDP and cache size


For Ryzen Threadripper 1950X and 1920X

AMD has updated its official CPU price list, thus confirming the TDP and the amount of cache for its two upcoming Ryzen Threadripper CPUs launching on August 10th.