The World’s Most Powerful 32-Core Desktop Processor¹
Do everything. All at the same time. Render. Stream. Compile. Encode. Work and Play. It’s the ultimate desktop platform for creators, featuring the world’s most powerful desktop processors.
Command Your Creative Time
Take advantage of all 32 cores and 64 threads for unprecedented multitasking power to edit footage, animate characters, and fine tune a design without sacrificing your vision.
Game With Brute Force
Experience incredible performance with 144MB of on-chip memory, powerful enough to simultaneously stream your game content to your audience, without skipping frames; strong enough to handle your creative vision in three dimensions; and fast enough to compile your code while you play.
Unrivaled Architecture Exclusive to AMD
Coupled with the new AMD TRX40 desktop platform, 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen™ Threadripper™ processors deliver bleeding-edge efficiency and expandability — including next-gen PCIe® 4.0 connectivity.
Proven By Hollywood
3rd Gen AMD Ryzen™ Threadripper™ has already demonstrated its value to special effects artists for major motion picture studios.
New Motherboards. Exclusive Technologies.
The new AMD TRX40 motherboards feature the debut of advanced PCIe® 4.0 connectivity on high-end desktop, delivering more bandwidth for creators than ever before.
32 cores provide an astonishing 64 threads of simultaneous multi-processing power, while 144MB of combined cache and vast I/O from the enthusiast-grade AMD XTRX40 platform work together to deliver incredible performance.
32 cores and 64 threads for lightning-fast creative workloads.
An unprecedented 88 total PCIe® 4.0 lanes to meet large GPU and NVMe needs.
144MB of combined cache for rapid access to large data sets.
Quad channel DDR4 with available ECC support for reliable throughput.
Exceptional processors deserve exceptional cooling
Thermal solutions for Ryzen™ Threadripper processors from our partners.
NVMe RAID Support
Combine up to six NVMe disks in for superlative speed or rock-solid redundancy with Ryzen™ Threadripper™ processors. Want even more? Get double the bandwidth with PCIe® Gen 4, exclusively for high-end desktop on AMD TRX40 motherboards.
AMD Ryzen™ Threadripper™ 3970X
- 32 CPU Cores
- 64 Threads
- Up to 4.5GHz Max Boost Clock
- 3.7GHz Base Clock
- 144MB Cache
- 280W TDP
|Model Number||AMD Ryzen™ Threadripper™ 3970X|
|Number of Cores||32|
|Number of Threads||64|
|Base Clock||3.7 GHz|
|Max Boost Clock||Up to 4.5GHz|
|System Memory Speed||3200MHz|
|System Memory Type||DDR4|
|PCI Express Version||PCIe 4.0 x16|
|Supported Technologies||Zen Core Architecture
AMD Ryzen™ Master Utility
|Thermal Solution||Not Included|
|Process Technology||TSMC 7nm FinFET|
- Testing by AMD performance labs on 10/28/2019, comparing the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X 32-core desktop processor to the Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX (formerly the world's fastest 32-core), Using the Cinebench R20 single-core benchmark score and Cinebench R20 multi-core benchmark score to measure single-core and multi-core performance for each processor. Performance results may vary. CPK-15
- Specifications of 3rd generation Ryzen Threadripper processors as of October 29th, 2019. As of October 8, 2019, the AMD 3rd Gen Ryzen Threadripper processors can deliver 144GB/s of bandwidth. Intel's competing high-end desktop processor, the Core i9-10980XE, can deliver up to 52GB/s of bandwidth. 52/144=2.77 times the bandwidth on 3rd gen AMD Threadripper. The desktop platform that previously offered the most bandwidth on desktop was the 2nd Gen Ryzen Threadripper processor, which could deliver up to 128 GB/s of bandwidth. CPK-14