What appears to be a 3rd generation Ryzen Threadripper CPU based on Zen 2 architecture has been spotted on Geekbench, scoring some impressive single- and multi-threaded numbers.
Going against Intel's Glacier Falls platform
According to a fresh report, AMD could be launching its 3rd generation Ryzen Threadripper HEDT CPUs in October, just in time to give Intel's Cascade Lake-X HEDT lineup a run for it money.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.