At its follow-up convention name for its Analysts Day presentation, AMD clarified that Threadripper is a model, and not a codename to its upcoming line of HEDT processors. This successfully implies that the chips shall be referred to as both Threadripper (adopted by a mannequin quantity), or Ryzen Threadripper, however not “Ryzen 9.” Responding to questions by TechPowerUp, AMD additionally talked about that it’s going to put out extra particulars about Threadripper in its Could 29th pre-Computex occasion in Taipei.
AMD additionally confirmed that Threadripper may be very a lot a shopper platform product and not enterprise; though its target market is “a little bit of each” power-users on the lookout for a enormous quantity of CPU power, and high-end avid gamers. The Epyc line of processors are firmly within the enterprise area. Lastly, AMD confirmed that motherboard producers will present off Threadripper motherboards at Computex 2017. AMD hopes to launch Threadripper inside Summer time 2017 (that is earlier than September).