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You didn’t really think that AMD would release just two Ryzen Threadripper processor SKUs and call it a day, did you? Well, according to some careful decoding of AMD’s Product Master list [PDF], we’re learning of at least four additional processors that will join the lineup. New members of the family include the Ryzen Threadripper 1950 and 1920 (sans the “X”) along with the 8-core, 16-thread 1900 and 1900X. Not much else is known about these SKUs, although those lacking an “X” likely don’t have Extended Frequency Range (XFR) enabled. Here is how the entire Ryzen Threadripper family would look fully fleshed out: YD1900A9U8SAE - Ryzen Threadripper 1900 - 8 cores/16 threadsYD190XA8U8SAE - Ryzen... Read more...
AMD’s burly Ryzen Threadripper processors are nearly upon us, and we’re going to need some equally badass motherboards to pair with them. Luckily, AMD has a healthy legion of board partners to back its Threadripper launch, with one of the most high-profile players being ASUS. ASUS has already announced its X399 Republic of Gamers (ROG) Zenith Extreme — say that three times fast — but the motherboard has made its way into the wild ahead of the official launch of Ryzen Threadripper. As its name suggests, the HEDT board is based on AMD’s X399 chipset and features the new TR4 processor socket. Given that this is a motherboard aimed at the ultimate gaming enthusiast, the retail box pictured below... Read more...