Probably because Intel jerked around on their 'new' 980 and moved it 12 hours earlier so AMD moved it back to make some PR room. Not that it's nice for those waiting on their CPUs but business and marketing are very important to get right.Looks like AMD pulled another fast one one on us i'm seeing listings now saying "Nda until 26 November 2019".
1-2gens from now 3970x will be towards the bottom of some charts and you'll want whatever is at the top.Yes im gunning for the 32 core. Gonna be my 4 to 5 year build this time and NO More till that time frame is up.
newegg,ca had them in stock for awhile, I called them and chatted with them trying to get them to sell me one and ship to the US (they ship from the us anyway) but they told me I had to have a credit card with canadian billing address in order to do that.At least those in the US got some stock, us Canadien's afaik got zero Been yelling at my 3700x... it's too inadequate now... but who need's more threads anyways? (said no one ever)