AMD Unveils New ‘Threadripper’
Leading chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) chose the Siggraph annual computer graphics conference here to launch a range of powerful new products aimed at the video gaming field and workstation computers.
Major of these was the new range of high-end x86 processors, which many observers believe looks set to steal significant market share from Intel and Nvidia.
They include the “Ryzen Threadripper,” which comes with 8, 12 or 16 CPU cores per chip, claimed to make this its highest-performing desktop microprocessor.
AMD also unveiled its “Radeon RX Vega,” a computer graphics card with a graphics processing unit claimed to be “the most advanced consumer graphics card in the world