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Alienware Has Exclusive Deal With AMD on 16-Core Ryzen ThreadRipper

It looks like Alienware has inked an exclusivity deal with AMD, which will make them the only pre-built gaming PC vendor able to sell desktops with 16-core Ryzen Threadripper processors till the end of 2017.

AMD Ryzen Threadripper

Alienware’s upcoming Area 51 desktops will feature the flagship 16-core, 32-thread processors combined with quad-channel memory, and the best graphics cards out there. This exclusivity deal does not however affect DIY customers, so you’ll still be able to buy PIB (processor in box) versions of 16-core, 32-thread ThreadRipper chips from your local PC shop or from online retailers.

Expect Alienware to make a big deal out of the new Area 51 because of this deal though.

Bob Buskirk
the authorBob Buskirk
About 10 years of computer experience. Been messing around with electronics since I was 5, got into computers when I was in highschool, been modding them ever since then. Very interested in how things work and their design.
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