Rumor: AMD is coming with at least nine high-end Ryzen 9 processors

The details of nine AMD Ryzen 9 processors have surfaced online. If they are correct, the company will in any case come with two processors with sixteen cores and two with fourteen cores. With the so-called Threadripper chips, AMD is competing with Intel’s hedt platform.

In addition to two processors with sixteen cores and two with fourteen cores, AMD’s Threadripper line will consist of three processors with twelve cores and another duo of decacores. All processors support Simultaneous Multi Threading. AMD’s upcoming desktop platform is codenamed Whitehaven and built around a modified version of the SP3 socket labeled SP3r2. Wccftech continues the Threadripper rumors, including the lineup coming from WikiChip seems, in a row.

According to the site, the SP3r2 socket was originally designed for AMD’s Naples server processors. It would be a 4094 pin socket. Whitehaven brings support for quadchannel ddr4 and up to 44 pci-e lanes, among other things. The processors have TDPs ranging from 155W for the sixteen-core chips to 125W for the ten-core chips.

The Whitehaven platform consists in addition to the processors from the X390 annex X399 platform. AMD would like to showcase it along with the Naples processors for servers at Computex, May 30 to June 2 in Taipei.

With the desktop platform for the enthusiast segment, AMD is competing with Intel’s hedt platform. Specifications of the new generation of that platform have also appeared online. Intel is concerned with Skylake-X and Kaby Lake-X processors, whose top model seems to have 12 cores and 24 threads, and whose Skylake-X models seem to appear under the name Core i9.

Ryzen 9-Cpu Cores/Threads Clock Speed/Boost Tdp Memory Pci-e Lanes
1998X 16/32 3.5/3.9GHz 155W Quad Channel DDR4 44
1998 16/32 3.2/3.6GHz 155W Quad Channel DDR4 44
1977X 14/28 3.5/4.0GHz 155W Quad Channel DDR4 44
1977 14/28 3.2/3.7GHz 140W Quad Channel DDR4 44
1976X 12/24 3.6/4.1GHz 140W Quad Channel DDR4 44
1956X 12/24 3.2/3.8GHz 125W Quad Channel DDR4 44
1956 12/24 3.0/3.7GHz 125W Quad Channel DDR4 44
1955X 10/20 3.6/4.0GHz 125W Quad Channel DDR4 44
1955 10/20 3.1/3.7GHz 125W Quad Channel DDR4 44

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