The Precision 7865 Tower, which features the fastest x86 CPU to date, the AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 5995WX, a 64-core, 128-thread monster that should easily surpass whatever Intel has to offer, might be one of the world's most powerful Windows workstations.
Precision's newest member will excel at working with massive databases, 3D rendering, compiling applications, and any other workflow that necessitates a significant amount of computing power.
Apart from the CPU, this system will handle up to 1TB of DDR4 ECC RAM with RMT Pro (the chip allows up to 2TB), up to 56TB of storage (likely a combination of SSD and HDD), Thunderbolt 3 connectivity (but no TB4), and 10Gb Ethernet by default.
A 1350W power supply powers everything, and the Precision 7865 also includes Qualcomm's WiFi-6e and Bluetooth 5.2 connection.
The 5995WX has eight memory channels and is based on the Zen 3 microarchitecture. It has a lesser base CPU speed (2.7GHz) than its smaller brothers, but it has a larger cache (256MB).
Its TDP is 280W, which is the same as previous Threadripper Pro processors.
It's worth mentioning that AMD has yet to release a non-Pro version of the HEDT Threadripper, which would be a straight successor for the 3990X.
Is it possible that the latter was eating into sales of the 3995WX? This is a distinct possibility.
Dell has stated that their first Threadripper-based workstation will be available in the summer, with pricing to be announced closer to the time.
HP is now the only major vendor without a Threadripper device; Lenovo released a revised version of their P620 in March that has the 5995WX and is currently available for purchase.
A Lenovo Thinkstation P620 (opens in new tab) with 512GB ECC DDR4 RAM, two Nvidia RTX A6000 GPUs, and two RAID-0 4TB SSDs would set you back $33,561.
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