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Why AMD Raised the Top Price on Its Updated Threadripper Chip

August 6, 2018

Via: Fortune

Advanced Micro Devices is in the midst of introducing its second generation of processors based on its high-performance Ryzen design. And this year, it’s not just performance that’s increasing, but top prices, too.

On Monday, AMD took the wraps off its updated and insanely fast Ryzen Threadripper desktop PC CPU. Last year’s Threadripper, which had as many as 16 separate processor cores, topped out at $1,000.

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