AMD has said that the new Threadripper processors are on schedule, and will be available worldwide in early August. Other than the flagship 16-core 32-thread model that was previously announced, there will also be a 12-core, 24-thread variant available. Both processors are unlocked, and will use a new Socket TR4. The platform will support quad channel DDR4 and a whopping 64 lanes of PCI Express.
The base clock on the Ryzen Threadripper 1950X 16-core product is 3.4GHz with precision boost to 4.0GHz. On the Ryzen Threadripper 1920X 12-core product, the base clock is 3.5GHz with precision boost to 4.0 GHz.
Both Ryzen Threadripper CPUs are said to offer better performance than the Intel 10-core 7900X in the Cinebench r15 nThread benchmarks. The Threadripper CPUs and motherboards will be available in early August. A special Alienware Area-51 Threadripper Edition will also be launched, and system pre-orders will start from July 27.