AMD Ryzen TR 3960X in the AotS base!

There would be nothing peculiar about this, save that we still know very little about that CPU today. Investigations by technology editors worldwide converge at approximately the same point.

There are TDP 280 W predictions and a new socket, because the SP3r3 code is completely new. The previous groundbreaking model from AMD was based on a TR4 socket identified as SP3r2.

It means that the recent gossip about new motherboards for HEDT platform from AMD is becoming quite justified. They have no other way if they want to deliver such latest solutions to enthusiasts as the PCI-E 4.0, yet many of these customers have already spent some serious money on their motherboards, in hope of long-term support from the reds.