AMD confirmed on Monday (20) that it will make the “Ryzen Threadripper PRO 5000 WX” line of high-performance processors available to professionals in global retail. This is great news for DIY enthusiasts who prefer to build their own computers with separately purchased parts.
Prior to the announcement, interested parties could only purchase one model of the line of processors for workstations by purchasing the ThinkStation P620 from Lenovo, a manufacturer that has an “exclusive agreement” to guarantee early access to AMD hardware releases, something that does not always please companies. rival manufacturers.
The series was announced in March 2022, but debuted only last month with the upgrade of the ThinkStation P620 and, more recently, with the launch of the Dell Precision 7865. After several months of low availability, the processors will be shipped to more partner manufacturers worldwide starting in July.
For those who assemble their own setupAMD is expected to release the Ryzen Threadripper PRO 5000 WX at retail later in 2022, although it does not reveal a specific date.
The most advanced of the family is the AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 5995WX with 64 cores and 128 threads. Based on the Zen 3 architecture, this processor delivers a maximum clock of 4.5 GHz and a base clock of 2.7 GHz with a TDP of 280 W. Its specifications include support for 128 PCIe 4.0 lanes, up to 2 TB of DIMM memory and significant total cache. of 288 MB.
AMD has not confirmed pricing and motherboards that will support this hardware.
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