AMD is reviving Threadripper processors with two new lines, The Verge reports. The Pro series is designed for high-end professional workstations, while the basic HEDT is aimed at high-end desktops. Both series are based on AMD Zen 4 architecture and are compatible with the latest high-speed PCIe Gen 5 drives.

The top of the Threadripper Pro series is the 7995WX, which has 96 cores, 192 threads, a peak clock speed of 5.3 GHz, up to 384 MB of L3 cache, and 128 PCIe Gen 5 channels. AMD is releasing a total of six Threadripper Pro chips, with the base model 7945WX featuring 12 cores and 24 threads.

AMD Threadripper processors return with models from 12 to 96 cores

For those working in industries such as design, manufacturing, architecture, engineering, and media, Threadripper HEDT processors can be the solution to speed up work tasks. AMD is releasing three Ryzen Threadripper chips in this category. The top-of-the-line 7980X, priced at $4999, has 64 cores, a 5.1 GHz clock speed, and a total of 320 MB of cache. The full lineup includes:

  • AMD Ryzen Threadripper 7980X: $4999, 64 cores, 5.1 GHz, 320 MB of cache, TDP 350 W;
  • AMD Ryzen Threadripper 7970X: $2499, 32 cores, 5.3 GHz, 160 MB cache, 350 W TDP;
  • AMD Ryzen Threadripper 7960X: $1499, 24 cores, 5.3 GHz, 152 MB cache, 320 W TDP.

Threadripper 7000 series processors support only registered memory without the ability to use UDIMMs. AMD also produces TRX50 motherboards for HEDT chips and WRX90 motherboards for the Pro series. It is noteworthy that TRX50 motherboards will also be compatible with Pro processors.

AMD Threadripper processors return with models from 12 to 96 cores

The Ryzen 7000 Threadripper processors, both in Pro and non-professional variants, will be available starting November 21. Future reviews and benchmarks will show how they will compete with Intel’s offerings and AMD’s own Ryzen 7000 series in professional tasks and games.