AMD is gearing up to update its line of Ryzen Threadripper PRO workstation processors with product announcements slated for January 2022, in conjunction with CES.
The new Ryzen Threadripper PRO 5000 series processors are likely to combine Zen 3+ CCDs (6nm, with 3D vertical cache) with sWRX8 full I / O, which includes 128 PCI-Express Gen 4 lanes and 8-lane DDR4 memory.
What’s interesting about the lineup is that the number of CPU cores ranges from 12 cores / 24 threads to 64 cores / 128 threads. Past generations of Threadripper WX have higher core counts (32 and above). The series starts with Threadripper PRO 5945WX (12 cores / 24 threads), followed by PRO 5955WX (16 cores / 32 threads), PRO 5965WX (24 cores / 48 threads), PRO 5975WX (32 cores). -core / 64-thread) and 64-core / 128-thread PRO 5995WX. There is no 48-core part in the stack. All these chips have a TDP of 280W.