Updated June 12: More info continues to flow out about Threadripper at the E3 gaming show including: Alienware will have an exclusive on the new chip, there’s a confirmed 12-core version with 24-threads, and PCs should be available as early as July.
AMD’s Ryzen Threadripper could very well be the most powerful consumer CPU ever introduced. With 16 cores and 32 threads, it gives the high-performance Intel products currently dominating the same space something to worry about.
The CPU is so new, hard information is scant, but we’ve gathered the most solid stuff here. Check back as we update this story with firmer details.