AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX (24-Core/48-Thread) 4.2 GHz Max Boost 76MB Cache (YD297XAZAFWOF)

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX (24-Core/48-Thread) 4.2 GHz Max Boost 76MB Cache (YD297XAZAFWOF)

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  • An astonishing 24 Cores and 48 processing threads for serious designers and artists
  • Incredible 4.2 GHz Max Boost frequency, with a huge 76MB Cache
  • Unlocked, with automatic overclocking via the new precision Boost Overdrive (PbO) feature
  • Quad-channel DDR4 and 64 PCIe lanes, The most bandwidth and I/O you can get on desktop Processor
  • 250W TDP, CPU cooler not included

Specifications Overview

Release Date October 2018

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Series Ryzen Threadripper
Core Name Colfax
Socket sTR4
Integrated Graphics None
CPU Cores 24
CPU Threads 48
CPU Clock Rate 3000 MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4200 MHz
TDP 250 W
CPU Cooler included
Manufacturing Process 12 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 1 TB
Cache L3 64 MB

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Specifications Mfr Part Number: YD297XAZAFWOF model: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970Wx Core count: 24 thread count: 48 frequency: 3 GHz max Turbo Frequency: 4.2 GHz l1  Cache: 2.25 MB l2  Cache: 12 MB l3  Cache: 64 MB unlocked: Yes CMOS technology:  12nm package: STR4 PCI Express version:  PCIe 3.0 default TDP/ TDP: 250 W memory: Max speed: 2933MHz interface: DDR4 channels: 4 Supported technologies: the "zen"  Core architecture AMD SenseMI technology AMD Ryzen master utility

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Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX comes equipped with 24 cores and 48 threads. But there are caveats to consider. For instance, some applications fail to exploit the CPU's full complement of execution resources. As a result, the 2970X is only ideal for certain workloads. Be sure you need what it offers before sinking big bucks into the pricey X399 ecosy...


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The ThreadRipper 2920X is a great successor to the 1920X, and in some cases, it matches the 1950X. The 2970WX is a decent addition to AMD's high-end workstation CPU line up and gives users other options when it comes to AMD's quad-die ThreadRipper CPUs.


The AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX impresses amongst the current crowd of HEDT processors, but the new Intel Core i9-9900K completely upstages it as a faster, cooler and more power efficient CPU.

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