AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3000 (Castle Peak) Review Roundup

Published: 25th Nov 2019, 13:55 GMT | Comments

Today AMD lifts the embargo on 3rd Gen Ryzen Threadripper reviews.

AMD Castle Peak

AMD unveils their Threadripper 3000 series alongside new TRX40 motherboards. The Castle Peak series will feature up to 64-cores, as AMD also revealed plans for Threadripper 3990X coming early next year.

The two SKUs revealed today: 3970X and 3960X offer 32 and 24 cores respectively. They both feature a maximum boost clock of 4.5 GHz with a base clock from 3.7 to 3.8 GHz. Both processors are rated at 280W TDP.

The new Threadripper series are AMD’s most expensive desktop processors to date, the 3970X will retail at 1,999 USD while the 24-core chip will be available for 1,399 USD.

2019 HEDT Processors
VideoCardz.comCores/ThreadsBase ClockIntel Turbo 2.0 /
AMD Max Boost
TDPMSRP
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3000 HEDT (Castle Peak)
TR 3990X
 
64/128
TBCTBC
 
280W
TBC
TR 3970X
 
32/64
 
3.7 GHz
 
4.5 GHz
 
280W
 
1,999 USD
TR 3960X
 
24/48
 
3.8 GHz
 
4.5 GHz
 
280W
 
1,399 USD
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2000 HEDT (Colfax)
TR 2990WX
 
32/64
 
3.0 GHz
 
4.2 GHz
 
250W
 
1,799 USD
TR 2970WX
 
24/48
 
3.0 GHz
 
4.2 GHz
 
250W
 
1,299 USD
TR 2950X
 
16/32
 
3.5 GHz
 
4.4 GHz
 
180W
 
899 USD
TR 2920X
 
12/24
 
3.5 GHz
 
4.3 GHz
 
180W
 
649 USD
Intel 10th Gen Core X-Series HEDT (Cascade Lake-X)
Core i9-10980XE
 
18/36
 
3.0 GHz
 
4.6 GHz
 
165W
 
979 USD
Core i9-10940XE
 
14/28
 
3.3 GHz
 
4.6 GHz
 
165W
 
784 USD
Core i9-10920XE
 
12/24
 
3.5 GHz
 
4.6 GHz
 
165W
 
689 USD
Core i9-10900XE
 
10/20
 
3.7 GHz
 
4.5 GHz
 
165W
 
590 USD
AMD 3rd Gen Threadripper Reviews
MediaTypeModel
🇬🇧AdoredTV📋Threadripper 3960X
🇺🇸AnandTech📋Threadripper 3970X & Threadripper 3960X
🇺🇸BitWit📽️Threadripper 3970X & Threadripper 3960X
🇫🇷ComptoirHardware📋Threadripper 3970X & Threadripper 3960X
🇩🇪ComputerBase📋Threadripper 3970X & Threadripper 3960X
🇨🇳Coolaler📋Threadripper 3970X & Threadripper 3960X
🇨🇳Expreview📋Threadripper 3970X & Threadripper 3960X
🇺🇸Extremetech📋Threadripper 3970X & Threadripper 3960X
🇺🇸GamersNexus📽️Threadripper 3970X & Threadripper 3960X
🇩🇪Golem📋Threadripper 3970X & Threadripper 3960X
🇳🇱Guru3D📋Threadripper 3970X
Threadripper 3960X
🇺🇸Forbes📋Threadripper 3970X & Threadripper 3960X
🇨🇦HardwareCanucks📽️Threadripper 3970X & Threadripper 3960X
🇳🇱Hardware.info📋Threadripper 3970X & Threadripper 3960X
🇦🇺HardwareUnboxed📽️Threadripper 3970X & Threadripper 3960X
🇮🇹HardwareUpgrade📋Threadripper 3970X & Threadripper 3960X
🇩🇪HardwareLuxx📋Threadripper 3970X & Threadripper 3960X
🇺🇸Hot Hardware📋Threadripper 3970X & Threadripper 3960X
🇬🇧Hexus📋Threadripper 3970X & Threadripper 3960X
🇮🇩Jagat Review📋Threadripper 3970X & Threadripper 3960X
🇬🇧KitGuru📋Threadripper 3970X & Threadripper 3960X
🇷🇴Lab501📋Threadripper 3970X & Threadripper 3960X
🇺🇸LegitReviews📋Threadripper 3970X
🇨🇦LinusTechTips📽️Threadripper 3970X & Threadripper 3960X
🇺🇸Optimum Tech📽️Threadripper 3970X & Threadripper 3960X
🇬🇧Overclock3DThreadripper 3960X
🇺🇸Paul’s Hardware📽️Threadripper 3970X & Threadripper 3960X
🇵🇱PCLab📋Threadripper 3970X & Threadripper 3960X
🇩🇪PC Games Hardware📋Threadripper 3970X
🇺🇸PCWorld📋Threadripper 3970X
🇺🇸Phoronix📋Threadripper 3970X & Threadripper 3960X
🇸🇪SweClockers📋Threadripper 3970X & Threadripper 3960X
🇺🇸TechGage📋Threadripper 3970X & Threadripper 3960X
🇺🇸TechSpot📋Threadripper 3970X & Threadripper 3960X
🇺🇸The FPS Review📋Threadripper 3970X & Threadripper 3960X
🇺🇸Tom’s Hardware📋Threadripper 3970X & Threadripper 3960X
🇺🇸TweakTown📋Threadripper 3970X
🇺🇸Wccftech📋Threadripper 3970X 
🇬🇧Vortez📋Threadripper 3960X
🇭🇰Xfastest📋Threadripper 3970X & Threadripper 3960X

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