AMD announces the new Atlhon and the most powerful PC processors in the world

The year 2019 can easily be called a great awakening of AMD on the computer processor market. The 3rd generation AMD Ryzen processor series was enthusiastically received not only by reviewers but also by personal computer users, which was immediately reflected in improving sales results and increasing AMD's share in this lucrative electronics segment. "The Reds" are following the blow and have just announced "the most powerful desktop processors", and the processor that is the successor to the iconic AMD Athlon processor series.

AMD Athlon 3000G – it costs as much as nothing and can be overclocked

So let's start quite perversely, with a processor that can arouse nostalgia for many of you. processor AMD Athlon 3000G will debut on the market on November 19, 2019. The design is to observe very good performance in – here quote – "incredibly low price". The dual-core and four-thread design clocked at 3.5 GHz will receive an integrated Radeon Vega 3 chip and will have a TDP coefficient of 35 W. The processor will be unlocked, and thus have the possibility of overclocking.

A processor using the AM4 platform will cost … $ 49, or around usd 190. In real terms, after conversion into euros, the price will be around usd 210-220. This could be a hit on really inexpensive gaming computers.

AMD Ryzen 9 3950X – the most efficient consumer processor

With this proposition, AMD wants to dethrone not only Intel's offer, but also show how a great performance jump took place over two successive generations of AMD processors. AMD Ryzen 9 3950X is to be up to 22% more efficient than its predecessor.


Specifics? TDP 105 W, Zen 2 architecture and AIO cooling with 280 mm heat sink recommended. It can be hot. The 16-core and 32-thread design works at 3.5 GHz (4.7 GHz) in Boost and uses the AM4 platform. The price is 749 USD (approx. 2899 usd).

However, this is not the most efficient of the beasts …

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X and 3970X – the most powerful desktop processors in the world

Threadripper 3960X (24 cores, 48 ​​threads) and 3970X (32 cores, 64 threads) using the new sTRX4 stand, with a TDP of 280 W, will be waiting for the most demanding customers. Priced at $ 1399 and $ 1999 respectively will go on sale on November 25, 2019 and at 66% better energy efficiency will bring a performance increase of up to 90% compared to the competitive Intel Core i9-9980XE.


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Source: AMD