AMD recently held a live stream titled “together we advance_” on August 29th. The live stream was primarily meant to reveal the new AMD Ryzen Zen 4 CPUs. However, AMD also teased RDNA3 GPUs.
You are able to watch the live stream here.
The live stream glossed over the new four architectures:
- Zen 4:CPUs
- RDNA 3: Consumer graphics
- Zen 4C: Cloud
- XDNA: Adaptive solutions
In the live stream, there were 4 models of new Zen4 CPUs revealed.
- Ryzen 5 7600X: 6 Cores, 12 Threads, $299
- Ryzen 7 7700X: 8 cores, 16 threads, $399
- Ryzen 9 7900X: 12 cores, 24 threads, $549
- Ryzen 9 7950X: 16 cores, 32 threads, $699
All Zen4 processors are based on the TSMC N5 process, the same line as Apple’s M1 SOCs. They will be available to the general public for purchase on September 27th.
The Ryzen 9 7950X is the most impressive processor revealed today, boasting a 5.7 GHz boost clock and touted by AMD as the new “best CPU for gamers and creators.” AMD claims that the 7950X has up to a 13% IPC uplift and 29% single-thread performance boost over prior processors. It carries 80 megabytes of L2+L3 cache and has a 170W TDP.
All models support PCIe 5.0, DDR5, and AVX-512. All processors are solely based on the AM5 or LGA 1718 socket. Unlike AM4, AM5 will now be using an LGA socket.
Currently, there are four chipsets on the AM5 platform, X670, X670E (for extreme), B650, and B650E. AMD projects that AM5 will continue receiving support till at least 2025.
The AM5 motherboards will now support a new technology called AMD EXPO, a DDR5 auto overclocker. AM5 motherboards will be available in October, after the release of the CPUs.
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Credits to AMD / Tomshardware for the Zen 4 presentation images.