AMD announced the Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX on 13 August 2018, but it was only officially launched today. So let’s take a look at this 24-core 2nd Generation Ryzen Threadripper processor!
2nd Generation AMD Ryzen Threadripper
When AMD revealed the 2nd Generation AMD Ryzen Threadripper processors on 13 August 2018, they announced two variants – the higher-end WX series for creators, and the X series for enthusiasts and gamers.
Threadripper WX Series CPUs
Threadripper X Series CPUs
2nd Gen Threadripper Specifications
Here are the specifications of the four processors :
|Transistor Count||19.2 Billion||19.2 Billion||9.6 Billion||9.6 Billion|
|Die Size||213 mm² x 4||213 mm² x 4||213 mm² x 2||213 mm² x 2|
|Cores / Threads||32 / 64||24 / 48||16 / 32||12 / 24|
|Base Clock||3,0 GHz||3.0 GHz||3.5 GHz||3.5 GHz|
|Boost Clock||4.2 GHz||4.2 GHz||4.4 GHz||4.3 GHz|
|L2 Cache||16 MB||12 MB||8 MB||6 MB|
|L3 Cache||64 MB||64 MB||32 MB||32 MB|
|PCIe 3.0 Lanes||64||64||64||64|
|TDP||250 watts||250 watts||180 watts||180 watts|
|Availability||13 August 2018||October 2018||31 August 2018||October 2018|
Unboxing The AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX
The AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX comes in a large sealed display case. Let’s unbox it and see what we find inside!
Inside the box, you will case, you will find the following items :
- One AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX processor in a shock-proof case
- One set of AMD Ryzen Threadripper documents
- One large AMD Ryzen Threadipper case badge
- One set of water cooler mount and installation tool