AMD Ryzen Threadripper First Gen HEDT Processor Prices In Constant Free Fall – 1950X With 16 Cores Under €650, 1920X With 12 Cores Under €550

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Jun 29, 2018
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With the launch of second-generation Ryzen Threadripper fast approaching, retailers are offering price cuts on current generation parts. Even though Ryzen Threadripper 2000 series will offer a huge bump in core count and offer an efficient process design, current X399 chips are here to stay and they are now available at far lower prices than ever before.

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1st Gen CPU Now Available For Less Than €650 (Up To 16 Cores) – Price Drop Indicative on Next-Gen X399 CPUs Launch

Prices for the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1st generation processors were already so disruptive for the HEDT market but looks like you can found them at much cheaper rates nowadays. The Ryzen Threadripper 1950X can now be bought for less than €649.99 (EU) and $749.99 (US) respectively.

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You can check out some good deals for the entire Ryzen Threadripper family including the top-end 1950X below:

AMD Ryzen Threadripper Processors Listing (Mindfactory.de):

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AMD Ryzen Threadripper Processors Listing (Overclockers.co.uk):

  • AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X (£689.99)
  • AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1920X (£548.99)
  • AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1900X (£349.99)

AMD Ryzen Threadripper Processors Listing (Newegg):

  • AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X ($749.99)
  • AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1920X ($694.99)
  • AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1900X ($449.50)

It’s great to see that just under a year since their launch, the Ryzen Threadripper processors are now available for incredibly low prices. We are talking about 16 cores and 32 threads for $749.99 while Intel’s 10 core, Core i9-7900X still goes for $869.99. You can find the Ryzen Threadripper processors for even less than that on various stores. It is all indicative of the 2nd gen series soon approaching retail stores, hitting Intel hard in the price to performance and price per core front.

First generation Ryzen Threadripper processors will continue to exist for the X399 platform while support for the second generation would be added, offering higher core counts, higher clock speeds and powered by a new, efficient process node.

AMD CPU Roadmap (2018-2020):

Ryzen Family Ryzen 1000 Series Ryzen 2000 Series Ryzen 3000 Series Ryzen 4000 Series
Architecture Zen (1) Zen (1) / Zen+ Zen (2) Zen (2+) / Zen (3)
Process Node 14nm 14nm / 12nm 7nm 7nm+ / 5nm
High End Server (SP3) EPYC 'Naples' EPYC 'Naples' EPYC 'Rome' EPYC 'Milan'
Max Server Cores / Threads 32/64 32/64 64/128 TBD
High End Desktop (TR4) Ryzen Threadripper 1000 Series Ryzen Threadripper 2000 Series Ryzen Threadripper 3000 Series (Castle Peak) Ryzen Threadripper 4000 Series
Max HEDT Cores / Threads 16/32 32/64 32/64? TBD
Mainstream Desktop (AM4) Ryzen 1000 Series (Summit Ridge) Ryzen 2000 Series (Pinnacle Ridge) Ryzen 3000 Series (Matisse) Ryzen 4000 Series (Vermeer)
Max Mainstream Cores / Threads 8/16 8/16 12/24?
16/32?
TBD
Budget APU (AM4) N/A Ryzen 2000 Series (Raven Ridge) Ryzen 3000 Series (Picasso) Zen+? Ryzen 4000 Series (Renior)
Year 2017 2018 2019 2020
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