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AMD’s Threadripper pricing massively undercuts Intel’s Core i9

AMD HAS ANNOUNCED pricing sum for a absolute consumer and workstation Ryzen ‘Threadripper’ microprocessor processors.

AMD initial launched a Threadripper choice behind in May, touting a CPUs during a “absolute ultra high-end of opening in desktop.” 

The organisation told INQ on Thursday that a 12-core Threadripper 1920X, that comes with a 3.5GHz bottom speed that can boost to 4.0GHz, will launch for $799, while a 16-core Threadripper 1950X, that has a bottom speed of 3.4GHz, will fetch $999. 

This is bad news for Intel, whose competing Core i9 processors are most some-more expensive. The firm’s Core i9-7920X, allied to AMD’s 12-core/24-thread CPU, is $400 some-more costly during $1,119. What’s more, Intel’s 16-core/32-thread Core i907960 processor tradesman for $1,699, $700 some-more costly than AMD’s 16-core Threadripper chip.

Intel does have a corner when it comes to core count, though, with a 18-core/36-thread Core i9-7980XE Extreme Edition CPU. However, this retails for a whopping $1,999, double a cost of AMD’s highest-spec Threadripper processor. 

AMD says that it will start shipping Ryzen Threadripper CPUs and motherboards in early August. The association also reliable that preorders of Alienware’s Area-51 systems will start on 27 July.

AMD on Thursday also suggested some-more sum on its budget Ryzen 3 chips, that set their sights resolutely on Intel’s Core i3 lineup. The organisation will launch dual Ryzen 3 processors after this month – a 1300X and 1200 – both of that are 4-core/4 thread, ‘Zen’ architecture-based CPUs.

The Ryzen 3 1300X is a some-more absolute of a dual with bottom time speeds of 3.5GHz that can boost to 3.7GHz, while a lower-spec Ryzen 3 1200 will offer bottom speeds of 3.1GHz adult to 3.4GHz. 

“With Ryzen Threadripper processors representing a ultimate in desktop performance, a Ryzen 3 CPU will get even some-more people into a Ryzen family – during an affordable cost point,” AMD swooned.  µ



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