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
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งAdoredTV๐Ÿ“‹Threadripper 3960X
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธAnandTech๐Ÿ“‹Threadripper 3970X & Threadripper 3960X
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธBitWit๐Ÿ“ฝ๏ธThreadripper 3970X & Threadripper 3960X
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ทComptoirHardware๐Ÿ“‹Threadripper 3970X & Threadripper 3960X
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ชComputerBase๐Ÿ“‹Threadripper 3970X & Threadripper 3960X
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณCoolaler๐Ÿ“‹Threadripper 3970X & Threadripper 3960X
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณExpreview๐Ÿ“‹Threadripper 3970X & Threadripper 3960X
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธExtremetech๐Ÿ“‹Threadripper 3970X & Threadripper 3960X
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธGamersNexus๐Ÿ“ฝ๏ธThreadripper 3970X & Threadripper 3960X
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ชGolem๐Ÿ“‹Threadripper 3970X & Threadripper 3960X
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑGuru3D๐Ÿ“‹Threadripper 3970X
Threadripper 3960X
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธForbes๐Ÿ“‹Threadripper 3970X & Threadripper 3960X
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆHardwareCanucks๐Ÿ“ฝ๏ธThreadripper 3970X & Threadripper 3960X
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑHardware.info๐Ÿ“‹Threadripper 3970X & Threadripper 3960X
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บHardwareUnboxed๐Ÿ“ฝ๏ธThreadripper 3970X & Threadripper 3960X
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡นHardwareUpgrade๐Ÿ“‹Threadripper 3970X & Threadripper 3960X
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ชHardwareLuxx๐Ÿ“‹Threadripper 3970X & Threadripper 3960X
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธHot Hardware๐Ÿ“‹Threadripper 3970X & Threadripper 3960X
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งHexus๐Ÿ“‹Threadripper 3970X & Threadripper 3960X
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉJagat Review๐Ÿ“‹Threadripper 3970X & Threadripper 3960X
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งKitGuru๐Ÿ“‹Threadripper 3970X & Threadripper 3960X
๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ดLab501๐Ÿ“‹Threadripper 3970X & Threadripper 3960X
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธLegitReviews๐Ÿ“‹Threadripper 3970X
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆLinusTechTips๐Ÿ“ฝ๏ธThreadripper 3970X & Threadripper 3960X
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธOptimum Tech๐Ÿ“ฝ๏ธThreadripper 3970X & Threadripper 3960X
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งOverclock3DThreadripper 3960X
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธPaul’s Hardware๐Ÿ“ฝ๏ธThreadripper 3970X & Threadripper 3960X
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑPCLab๐Ÿ“‹Threadripper 3970X & Threadripper 3960X
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ชPC Games Hardware๐Ÿ“‹Threadripper 3970X
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธPCWorld๐Ÿ“‹Threadripper 3970X
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธPhoronix๐Ÿ“‹Threadripper 3970X & Threadripper 3960X
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชSweClockers๐Ÿ“‹Threadripper 3970X & Threadripper 3960X
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธTechGage๐Ÿ“‹Threadripper 3970X & Threadripper 3960X
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธTechSpot๐Ÿ“‹Threadripper 3970X & Threadripper 3960X
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธThe FPS Review๐Ÿ“‹Threadripper 3970X & Threadripper 3960X
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธTom’s Hardware๐Ÿ“‹Threadripper 3970X & Threadripper 3960X
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธTweakTown๐Ÿ“‹Threadripper 3970X
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธWccftech๐Ÿ“‹Threadripper 3970Xย 
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งVortez๐Ÿ“‹Threadripper 3960X
๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐXfastest๐Ÿ“‹Threadripper 3970X & Threadripper 3960X



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