overwhelming power. the amd ryzen threadripper processor is designed to provide incredible multi-processing power on the x399 ultimate platform for desktop. 8 cores provide 16 threads of serious multi-processing power, while 20mb of combined cache and vast i/o from the enthusiast-grade amd x399 platform stand ready to feed the beast 8 cores and 16 threads for lightning-fast creative workloads. an unprecedented 64 pcie® gen3 lanes to meet large gpu and nvme needs. 20mb of combined cache for rapid access to large data sets. quad channel ddr4 with support for ecc for reliable throughput.