AMD Threadripper 3970X & 3960X

Now they’re here: AMD’s 32-core 64-thread Threadripper 3970X and 24-core 48-thread 3960X have landed in our labs with the same core counts as their predecessors, but instead of a headline achievement like a doubling of core counts, Threadripper’s new architecture serves as the star of the show. The ‘Castle Peak’ design brings a new design that does away with many of the previous-gen Threadrippers’ eccentricities, which equates to massive performance gains across the board.

Read more @ Tom’s Hardware

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X & 3970X

AMD’s march on the high-end desktop market since the launch of the first generation of Ryzen has been somewhat brutal. In a market where we were barely moving up by an average of less than 2 cores a generation, in the last three years AMD has slapped 8-cores in the mainstream and 16 for HEDT, swiftly followed up by 32 in HEDT then moving mainstream up to 16, all while the competition rushed to get something up to 18 cores available. 

Read more @ AnandTech