AMD dropped the ultimate shock bomb to Intel !! The 64-core, 128-thread, top-level model Ryzen Threadripper 3990X processor officially debuted. The number of CPU cores has doubled compared to the previous generation.
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X processorThree months later, AMD dropped the Zen 2 shock bomb to Intel again. The code-named "Castel Peak", the ultimate type of Ryzen Threadripper 3990X processor officially debuted. It is the world's first 64-core, 128-thread x86 desktop processor. The new Zen 2 micro-architecture improves IPC performance by 15% over the previous generation, benefiting from the advanced TSMC 7nm process and better voltage/clock curve setting At the 280W level, due to Intel's temporary maximum 28-core processor, the high-end HEDT platform has been fully occupied by AMD Ryzen Threadripper.
|AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X Processor|
|Chipset Design, 8 CCD + 1 CIOD Configuration|
|64 Cores, 128 Threads, Total 288MB Cache|
Although the CPU specifications are provided to 64 cores and 128 threads, to fully utilize the power of Ryzen Threadripper 3990X, the operating system and software requirements are required. AMD recommends using Windows 10 1903 18362.535 or newer kernels, and ensure that the KB4530684 update file is installed. In order to maximize efficiency.
New Socket sTRX4 package
The AMD Socket sTRX4 processor interface is adopted. Although the mechanical structure is exactly the same as the old generation TR4 interface, the definition of 4094 LGA pins is also modified. Therefore, the Ryzen Threadripper old and new platforms are not compatible. The new Ryzen Threadripper 3990X The processor must be equipped with the new generation TRX40 platform and cannot be used on the old X399 motherboard, and vice versa.
AMD sTRX4 LGA-ZIF Package
|New Socket sTRX4 Processor Interface|