Connect with us


Chinese retailer starts selling AMD Threadripper Pro 5000 processors early



In a nutshell: AMD’s Threadripper Professional 5000 workstation processors got here out earlier this yr as OEM exclusives. The corporate not too long ago introduced that they might launch “later this yr” for DIY shoppers. Nevertheless, an unnamed retailer from China has already began promoting them for some eye-watering costs.

AMD not too long ago announced that it’s going to launch its Threadripper Pro 5000 lineup for DIY shoppers later this yr, after being an OEM unique for months. A Chinese language laptop {hardware} retailer appears to have jumped the gun, as they reportedly began promoting the workstation CPUs to shoppers already.

The flagship 64-core 5995WX prices 47,000 CNY ($7,025), the 32-core 5975WX is available in at 24,000 CNY ($3,587), whereas the 24-core 5965WX retails for 17,200 CNY ($2,570). Curiously, the retailer is not promoting the 16-core 5955WX and 12-core 5945WX. AMD did not point out these SKUs in its DIY launch announcement both, which means that they may not launch on the retail market.

For comparability, the previous-gen 64-core 3995WX had a advisable value of $5,489, whereas the 32-core 3975WX went for $2,749.

It is value noting that AMD is but to announce the MSRPs of its Threadripper Professional 5000 CPUs. Nevertheless, judging by what they are going for within the Chinese language market, they are going to be far costlier than their predecessors. Sadly, there are no cheaper non-Pro Threadripper processors this era for individuals who do not want the added PCIe lanes and reminiscence bandwidth.

In case you’re curious to see how these new Threadripper Professional 5000 processors carry out, take a look at Puget Methods’ latest article, the place they evaluate them with the Intel Xeon W-3300 collection and an i9 12900K.

Copyright © 2022