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Ryzen R9 ThreadRipper 1950X Game Requirement AnalysisRyzen R9 ThreadRipper 1950X is a very high-end CPU based on AMD's 14nm, Zen microarchitecture. It offers 16 physical cores (32 logical), initially clocked at 3.4GHz, which may go up to 4.9GHz using Turbo Boost. It has an unlocked multiplier therefore it can be overclocked using traditional methods. It has 16MB of L3 Cache. Level 3 cache is a static memory bank of a processor and it is used to feed it instructions. This processor also supports DDR4 based RAMs with maximum memory support of 64GB. It has a maximum Thermal Power Design of 180W. It is on par with competitor processors. Among its many features, Simultaneous Multithreading, Cool n Quiet, CoolCore Technology, Extended Frequency Range (XFX), Pure Power and Precision Boost are enabled. It doesn't feature an integrated GPU. While the Ryzen ThreadRipper 1950X's relatively high clock speed is decent, 16 cores is unnecessary for high-end gaming.
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