AMD James Prior Sheds Light on Threadripper Dummy Dies

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  1. EspHack

    EspHack Ancient Guru

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    maybe they did it to let intel feel good about their 18 core cpu, so now intel is hopefully set on 18 core max for x299 and whatever comes next in the next year while amd is free to unleash a 24-32c part, but I also wonder if they are not wired because they are meant to be dead or because the x399 chipset isnt wired for the extra dies at all
     
  2. Athlonite

    Athlonite Maha Guru

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    They're not wired up because there are probably to many flaws in the two disabled dies to alow any of the die to be used not that the chipset isn't capable of seeing that many cores
     
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    Robbo9999 Ancient Guru

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    I don't get all the discussion on these dummy cores, who cares, it's not even a thing!
     
  4. airbud7

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    Kinda like when a pretty girl only shows you only one boob...yet you know there's another one somewhere.
     
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