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Leaked AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990X Specs Reveal 3 GHz Base Clock And 4 GHz Boost Clock, AMD Planning To Cancel 16-Core 2950X and 24-Core 2970X

During Computex 2018 AMD announced its 2nd-gen Ryzen Threadripper with 32 cores and 64 threads. However, AMD didn’t reveal the specs for the upcoming AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990X but, specs for the upcoming Ryzen Threadripper have leaked which suggests a base clock of 3 GHz and a boost clock of 4 GHz.

AMD has already confirmed that AMD Ryzen Threadripper will be based on GlobalFoundires’ 12 nm process and will be available in Q3 2018. Not only that, it will be will be compatible with the already existing TR4 socket on X399 motherboards.

The specs have been leaked by HKEPC who claim that sources of theirs have confirmed that the upcoming Ryzen Threadripper will be named Ryzen Threadripper 2990X and can be overclocked to 4.1 GHz with the help of liquid cooling.

The Ryzen THreadripper 2990X will feature 32 cores/64 threads, 3MB L1 Cache, 16MB L2 Cache and 64MB L3 Cache. The processor features a base clock of 3 GHz and a boost clock of 4 GHz.

The Threadripper 2990X will feature support for XFR which will give up to 200MHz of boost to the CPU’s clock speed which could result in the processor’s boost clock reaching 4.2 GHz mark. Furthermore, the leaks suggest that the processor will be unlocked and enthusiasts will be able to overclock it.

Not only that, the report suggests that AMD Originally planned to release 16-core 2950X and 24-core 2970X instead of the Ryzen Threadripper 2990X. However, with Intel announcing the 28-core Core X CPU, AMD changed its plan and is considering to cancel the 2950X and 2970X and only release the 32 Core Threadripper 2990X.

Speaking of AMD CPUs, a report is making rounds on the internet suggesting that AM4 motherboards vendors are ready to drop support for AMD Bristol Ridge CPUs with their future AM4 motherboards.

What do you think of these leaked specs for Threadripper 2990X? Let us know in the comments.

Source: HKEPC