Last month, tech leaker TUM_APISAK leaked UserBenchmark results of a 16 core AMD processor. As far as the specifications are concerned, the chipset is expected to come with AMD Threadripper 3000-series processors which is codenamed as Castle Peak.
AMD CEO, Lisa Su reiterated AMD’s commitment to the HEDT market in a recent meeting with the company’s president. She also hinted that the company is making 3rd generation Threadripper chips. Though Su did not reveal any particular date of launch of the processors, experts are expecting a market release within September. Previously, AMD had launched its 1st generation and 2nd generation Threadripper processors in August of 2017 and 2018 respectively.
It is expected that AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3000-series processors will use Zen 2 processor microarchitecture, and will support PCIe 4.0 interface.
The leaked AMD 100-000000011-12 sample has the Ordering Part Number in the codename which indicates that leaked specifications are close to what we will get in the final product. UserBenchmark identifies this processor with 32 threads,16 cores, 4.05 GHz boost clock, and 3.6 GHz base clock. As per the benchmark, the motherboard will come with an SP3r2 (TR4) socket with quad-channel memory support. It further recognizes the model as AMD Sharkstooth. Frankly, UserBenchmark is not the most ideal and preferred benchmark tool but still, it has leaked some valuable correct information throughout the years.
Recently, a 32 core AMD Sharkstooth processor got exposed, As an upgrade over the previously leaked AMD Sharkstooth model. According to the Geekbench, the AMD Sharkstooth processor will be equipped with 32 core 64 threads, clocked at 3.6GHz and 128MB for the L3 cache.
As per a report, AMD will be launching its products one by on 7th of every month. On 7th August, AMD launched Zen2 processor and it is expected that on 7th September, the company will launch either RX 5600 series Navi graphics card or Zen 2 thread tearer.