Heavy Metal Computing
The World’s First 32-core Processor and the World’s Most Powerful Desktop Processor in one.1,2
Create with Heavy Metal
Unlock your potential with 2nd Gen AMD Ryzen™ Threadripper™ Processors.
Dynamic Local Mode
An exciting new feature for AMD Ryzen™ Threadripper™ WX Series CPUs that can automatically improve performance in select applications.
32 cores provide an astonishing 64 threads of simultaneous multi-processing power, while 80MB of combined cache and vast I/O from the enthusiast-grade AMD X399 platform work together to enable the world’s most powerful desktop processor.1
32 cores and 64 threads for lightning-fast creative workloads.
An unprecedented 64 PCIe® Gen3 lanes to meet large GPU and NVMe needs.
80MB of combined cache for rapid access to large data sets.
Quad channel DDR4 with available ECC support for reliable throughput.
AMD X399 chipset
The ultimate platform for PC enthusiasts
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AMD Ryzen™ Threadripper™ 2990WX
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- Prior to the Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX, the desktop processor with the most cores was the Intel Core i9-7980XE, with 18 cores. With the release of the 32-core Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX, the most cores you can get on a desktop processor is now 32 cores. RP2-2
- Testing by AMD Performance labs as of 6/26/2018 on the following system. PC manufacturers may vary configurations yielding different results. Results may vary based on driver versions used. Test configuration: AMD ‘Whitehaven’ X399 Socket sTR4 Motherboard + AMD Ryzen™ Threadripper 2990WX + Gigabyte X299 AORUS Gasming9 + Core i9-7980XE. Both systems feature GeForce GTX 1080 (driver 22.214.171.12493), 4x8GB DDR4-3200, Windows 10 x64 Pro (RS3), Samsung 850 Pro SSD. "Power” defined as computational processing power as represented by the cinebench R15 processor benchmark The Core i9-7980XE achieved an average of 3335.2 points in the benchmark, while the Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX achieved an average of 5099.3, or (5099.3/3335.2=153%) 53% faster than the Intel Core i9-7980XE. RP2-1