AMD revealed the new 24-core AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X and 32-core AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X – the world’s most powerful desktop processors – will all be available for sale beginning on Monday, November 25.
Additionally, AMD announced the AMD Ryzen 9 3950X 16-core processor will be on-shelf beginning Monday, November 25 and the new AMD Athlon 3000G will be on shelf starting Tuesday, November 19.
With these new additions to the AMD desktop processor family, AMD is delivering incredible performance in every category:
- 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen Threadripper Processors: Built on the industry-leading 7nm “Zen 2” core architecture, two new Ryzen Threadripper processors feature 88 PCIe 4.0 lanes with extraordinary power efficiency. Notably, the new 32-core Ryzen Threadripper 3970X offers up to 90% faster performance over the competition.
- AMD Ryzen 9 3950X: Announced at E3 2019, the fastest 16-core consumer desktop processor available offers a 22% performance increase over previous generations, delivering gaming and content creation performance that exceeds the competition.
- AMD Athlon 3000G: As the only unlocked processor in its segment, the AMD Athlon 3000G provides improved gaming and productivity performance, resulting in reliable and versatile computing experiences for a wide variety of consumers.
AMD also shared several ecosystem updates, including:
- AGESA 1004: AMD has released AGESA version 1004 to manufacturers this month. With more than 150 changes, this is a significant milestone release in the development of the AM4 platform.
- Introducing Socket sTRX4: The 3rd Gen Ryzen Threadripper processors will leverage a new socket called sTRX4, which offers superior bandwidth compared to previous generations and the competition.