AMD introduced Friday that the Threadripper 3000-series will launch in November and launched the primary official picture of the brand new processor.
With the roll-out of the highly effective Ryzen 3000 collection of chips, AMD has had a rock star 12 months to this point. An replace to the extremely high-end Threadripper line of desktop elements was all the time going to be the cherry on prime of the corporate’s 2019, however AMD’s famous provide points with 7nm manufacturing had forged some doubt that it was going to be prepared this 12 months.
“We’re specializing in assembly the robust demand for our Third technology AMD Ryzen processors out there and now plan to launch each the AMD Ryzen 9 3950X and preliminary members of the Third Gen AMD Ryzen Threadripper processor household in quantity this November,” AMD stated in an announcement on the launch of Third-gen Threadripper.
“We’re assured that when lovers get their fingers on the world’s first 16-core mainstream desktop processor and our next-generation of high-end desktop processors, the wait will probably be effectively value it,” the corporate added.
It’s actually a assured assertion, as some estimates have been leaning extra towards an early 2020 launch. Delays and shortages in TSMC’s 7nm manufacturing have induced widespread processors just like the Ryzen 9 3900X to be troublesome to seek out. A launch earlier than the vacation season could be a powerful transfer by AMD.
The rumors round Threadripper’s major Intel competitor, Cascade Lake-X, have been heating up too. The high-end desktop chips are reported to launch earlier than 2020 as effectively, with leaks pointing towards a launch on the tail-end of Q3. Now that we now have affirmation that the 2 insanely highly effective chip strains are set to go head-to-head this fall, it’ll make for probably the most thrilling and aggressive years within the AMD vs. Intel rivalry in current reminiscence.