AMD announced the presence of its latest generation of processors, the Ryzen 7000 Series. With a variety of new technologies that it carries, this processor promises much more powerful performance than the previous generation. Like what?
AMD Ryzen 7000 Series Features
The AMD Ryzen 7000 Series is a 5nm TSMC processor, making it the world’s first x86 processor built with this kind of fabrication. Besides being fast, in terms of power consumption, the Ryzen 7000 Series is also claimed to be efficient.
The new processor uses the latest CPU architecture from AMD , namely Zen 4, which will become the new standard for gaming performance and content creation. Compared to the Ryzen 5 5600X, the Ryzen 5 7600X’s performance is up to 36 percent higher in the F1 2021 game and up to 40 percent in the Rainbow Six Siege game.
No less interesting, the Ryzen 9 7950X is able to provide 47 percent better power efficiency than competitors. For your information, the Ryzen 9 7950X is a 16-core/32-thread processor which is also the highest series in this generation. Below that is the Ryzen 7 7900X with 12-core/24-thread, then there is the Ryzen 7 7700X 8-core/16-thread, and the Ryzen 5 7500X with 6-core/12-thread.
The TDP of the top two names reaches 170W, while for the bottom two series it is only 105W. The Ryzen 7000 Series already supports PCIe Gen 5 and uses the LGA1718 type AM5 processor socket.
Price and availability
The AMD Ryzen 7000 Series is scheduled to hit the market on September 27, 2022. Prices start at US$299 for the Ryzen 5 7600X, US$399 for the Ryzen 7 7700X, US$549 for the Ryzen 9 7900X, and US$699 for the Ryzen 9 7950X. While motherboards that support this processor cost starting at US $125.