AMD Threadripper processor

Trade Your Prize. 8086K for a Threadripper™ 1950X CPU.

Here’s to the future of high-performance computing.

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Our competitor recently kicked off a sweepstakes to celebrate the first 40 years of the x86 processor by giving away 8,086 limited edition processors.

We appreciate the advancements they’ve helped drive with the x86 architecture over the last four decades. But, we’re ready to take it from here. That’s why we’re giving 40 performance-hungry enthusiasts in the U.S. an opportunity to celebrate the next 40 years of high-performance computing by trading in their commemorative processor prize for our CPU that enables you to work, play and create with heavy metal.

How to Participate

The first 40 U.S.-based winners of the Intel® 8th Gen Core i7-8086k Limited Edition Sweepstakes (which opened on June 7, 2018 and closed on June 8, 2018) (“Competitor Sweepstakes”) to forward their Competitor Sweepstakes prize notification, along with name, telephone number and mailing address, to, subject to AMD verification, will be offered the ability to exchange their new, in-box prize processor for a flagship 16-core AMD Ryzen™ Threadripper™ 1950X processor built for the gamers and creators who need a processor that can do it all.




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How does it work?

Notified winners of the Competitor Sweepstakes, subject to Terms and Conditions, may be able to exchange their prizes for a Ryzen™ Threadripper™ 1950X processor. The first 40 eligible persons who submit their prize notification from the Competitor Sweepstakes to, subject to AMD’s verification, will be given the opportunity to exchange their prize for a Ryzen™ Threadripper™ 1950X processor. AMD will verify the submission and email you instructions about how to send us your unopened, in-box prize.  Once we receive your Competitor Sweepstakes prize, we’ll send you a Ryzen™ Threadripper™ 1950X processor.

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Why would I want a Ryzen™ Threadripper™ 1950X?

We’ll let the numbers do the talking: 16 cores. 32 threads. 64 PCIe Gen3 lanes. 40MB cache. Need more? Unrestrained performance for all your workloads. AMD SenseMI technology that leverages machine intelligence to customize performance. The Ryzen™ Threadripper™ 1950X is a game-changer. But don’t take it from us – the Ryzen™ Threadripper™ 1950x processor is a CES 2018 Best of Innovation Award winner and the expert reviewers also agree.

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Why is AMD only accepting entries from the U.S.?

While we strive to engage with our fans around the globe, due to various laws and regulations this promotional program will only be available in the U.S. Sorry.

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Who’s eligible to participate in this exchange program?

You must be 18 years of age or older and a legal resident of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia, and you must have entered and been identified as a prize winner in the Competitor Sweepstakes.

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How will I know if I can exchange my prize?

If you have been verified as one of the first 40 to submit their prize notification from the Competitor Sweepstakes to, you will receive an email from AMD confirming and providing instructions as to how to make the exchange.

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What do I do when I receive my Competitor Sweepstakes prize?

Follow the instructions you receive by email for mailing your Competitor Sweepstakes prize to AMD.  Delivery times will vary, but you can expect to receive your Ryzen™ Threadripper™ 1950X approximately 4-6 weeks after we receive your Competitor Sweepstakes prize.

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I don’t have a processor to exchange, where can I buy a Threadripper™ 1950X?

Check out our website to see current prices and options for purchasing the Ryzen™ Threadripper™ 1950X.

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What if I decide to keep my Competitor Sweepstakes prize?

That’s your choice! The only thing we’re giving you if you qualify and participate is the opportunity to make an exchange. But, once you make the exchange by sending AMD your Competitor Sweepstakes prize, we’re not going to send it back if you change your mind.

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‡AMD SenseMI technology is built into all Ryzen processors, but specific features and their enablement may vary by product and platform. Learn more at GD-126