AMD has taken their game to the next level and has challenged Intel on all fronts and even winning in some areas. Everyone was expecting AMD to launch their highly anticipated processors at CES 2021 and they haven’t disappointed anyone.
Ryzen Threadripper PRO Processors offer an unmatched feature set to workstation customers with up to 64 cores, 8 channels of memory, RDIMM and LRDIMM support, 128 PCIe® Gen 4 lanes, and AMD PRO security technologies.
Now, there’s another good news for those who always wanted to buy an AMD Ryzen Threadripper processor. AMD is going to end their exclusive partnership with Lenovo for the ThinkStation. The AMD Ryzen Threadripper will now be directly available to consumers from March 2021.
The AMD Ryzen Threadripper Pro allows users to work with larger datasets due to its expanded memory capacity from 256GB to 2TB. It also allows double the expansion for users who need tons of graphics or networking cards. The memory channels have also been doubled from four to eight along with the PCI-E lanes from 64 to 128.
Product Specification: AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO
|Model||Cores/ Threads||Boost/Base Frequency (GHz)||TDP (Watts)|
|AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX||64C/128T||Up to 4.2 / 2.7 GHz||280|
|AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX||32C/64T||Up to 4.2 / 3.5 GHz||280|
|AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3955WX||16C/32T||Up to 4.3 / 3.9 GHz||280|
|AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3945WX||12C/24T||Up to 4.3 / 4.0 GHz||280|
AMD’s workstation partners which include Supermicro, ASUS & Gigabyte have also announced their respective WRX80 motherboards which consumers can buy to run their AMD Ryzen Threadripper Pro. These WRX80 motherboards are the ultimate workstation solution as they offer large numbers of I/O and connectivity.
The WRX80 motherboards which have been announced till now are:
- ASUS WRX80 PRO WS SAGE SE Motherboard
- Gigabyte WRX80 SU8 Motherboard
- Supermicro SuperO M12SWA-TF WRX80 Motherboard
The pricing of the AMD Ryzen Threadripper Pro has not been revealed yet. It will be sold directly through participating retailers, e-tailers, and system integrators. As we head closer to its availability date of March 2021, we will surely get to know in more details.