With AMD's 2nd generation Threadripper out in the wild, the company has decided to slash prices of first gen parts. The Threadripper 1920X is now down to just $400 which on paper for a 12-core/24-thread high-end processor is insane.
Any major computer upgrade generally requires a full software reinstall too. No so if you heed the advice in the guide to Upgrading a Motherboard without Reinstalling. PCSTATS Tips