AMD has officially released its most powerful HEDT (high-end desktop) processor to date, the 64-core Ryzen Threadripper 3990X. The new chip is the company’s top-end 3rd generation Ryzen processor and is priced at a whopping USD 3,990 (or around PHP 200,000).
The Ryzen Threadripper 3990X features 64 cores, 128 threads, a base clock of 2.9 GHz, a boost clock of up to 4.3 GHz, a TDP of 280W, and a total cache of 288 MB. Like the rest of the 3rd generation Ryzen processors, the 3990X is also built on AMD’s 7nm process and Zen 2 architecture. And like the other 3rd generation Ryzen Threadripper processors, the 3990X works on motherboards with AMD’s new sTRX4 socket and TRX40 chipset.
The 3990X processor and the TRX40 chipset support quad-channel DDR4 memory at up to 3200MHz, 88 PCIe 4.0 lanes, multi-GPU support, up to 12 native USB 3.2 Gen 2 ports, up to 4 native USB 2.0 ports, up to two x4 NVMe ports, up to 20 SATA ports, SATA RAID (0, 1, 10), NVMe RAID and more.
The AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X is priced at an SRP of USD 3,990 (or around PHP 200,000). There’s no word yet on whether the new processor will be released in the Philippines. More information on the 3990X can be found on the official website.