AMD confirms 3rd gen Threadripper CPUs are coming
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Based on Zen 2 architecture

Although these were not announced or discussed during its Computex 2019 keynote, AMD CEO, Dr. Lisa Su, has confirmed that 3rd generation Threadripper CPUs are coming.

EKWB prepares for 3rd gen AMD Threadripper launch
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With new Quantum Line series EK-Velocity sTR4 block

EK Water Blocks has announced its newest Quantum Line series EK-Velocity sTR4 water block lineup designed for AMD's Ryzen Threadripper CPUs.

AMD confirms 3rd generation Threadripper CPUs
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3rd gen Ryzen coming mid-year

During its March 2019 investors call, AMD has released a fresh 2019 CPU roadmap confirming both that 3rd gen Ryzen desktop CPUs are scheduled for mid-year, as well as confirming that 3rd gen Ryzen Threadripper CPUs are coming.

AMD officially launches two new 2nd-gen Threadripper CPUs
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The 24-core 2970WX and 12-core 2920X

As expected and announced earlier, AMD has officially added two new 2nd-generation Ryzen Threadripper CPUs to its lineup, including the 24-core/48-thread Threadripper 2970WX and the 12-core/24-thread Threadripper 2920X.

AMD to launch two new Threadrippers on October 29th
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24-core and 12-core SKUs

According to details spotted on AMD's UK Twitter account, the company will launch two new Ryzen Threadripper SKUs, the 2970WX and the 2920X, both available worldwide on October 29th.

AMD's 1st-gen Threadripper CPU prices slashed
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Ryzen Threadripper 1920X drops to $399

It appears that AMD has significantly slashed the price of its 1st generation Threadripper CPUs to a level where you can get an 8-core/16-thread Threadripper 1900X for as low as $299.

Cooler Master Wraith Ripper cooler comes in September
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One to have for Threadripper 2 CPUs

Following the launch of AMD's 2nd generation Ryzen Threadripper CPUs, Cooler Master has announced its special edition Wraith Ripper tower CPU cooler, which can handle up to 250W of TDP.

AMD Threadripper 2990WX overclocked to 5.955GHz
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But only on one core

While extreme LN2 overclocking might not be the real representation on how good a CPU is, it is still nice to see how far these chips can be pushed, and Indonesian OC site, with a team led by IvanCupa, managed to push a single core of the 32-core AMD Ryzen Threadripper to an impressive 5.955GHz.

AMD officially announces 2nd gen Ryzen Threadripper CPUs
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Four SKUs with some aggressive pricing

AMD has now officially lifted the NDA veil off its new 2nd generation Ryzen Threadripper 2000-series lineup. The lineup has four different SKUs that will be available on different dates, including the workstation-oriented Threadripper 2990WX and the Threadripper 2970WX, as well as consumer/enthusiast-oriented Threadripper 2950X and the Threadripper 2920X.

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2000 packaging smiles for the camera
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The flagship Threadripper 2990WX gets unboxed

Just a few days ahead of the official announcement, the packaging for AMD's upcoming 2nd gen Ryzen Threadripper 2000-series CPUs has appeared online alongside the full unboxing of the flagship Threadripper 2990WX.