the amd ryzen threadripper processor is designed to provide incredible multi-processing power on the x399 ultimate platform for desktop. 12 cores provide an astonishing 24 threads of simultaneous multi-processing power, while 38mb of combined cache and vast i/o from the enthusiast-grade amd x399 platform stand ready to feed the beast. 12 cores and 24 threads for lightning-fast creative workloads. an unprecedented 64 pcie® gen3 lanes to meet large gpu and nvme needs. 38mb of combined cache for rapid access to large data sets. quad channel ddr4 with support for ecc for reliable throughput.