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AMD Ryzen 7000 Coming In September, Prices Now Available

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Advanced Micro Devices, through its President and CEO Lisa Su, announced the new AMD Ryzen 7000 Series in an event at Austin, Texas, on Aug. 29, 2022.

The 52-year-old CEO said that the upcoming series is part of the company’s “ambitious goals.”

As the third quarter of the year concludes, AMD shall introduce to the public what Su claimed as the “next generation of Ryzen processors that will push the envelope for gamers, creators, and enthusiasts.”

The new “Zen 4” architecture powers AMD’s latest lineup of desktop processors.

And what does AMD aim for with their next gen Ryzen 7000 Series? For it to be “the fastest CPU for gamers while delivering the most compute for creators,” according to Su.

COPYRIGHT_WI: Published on https://washingtonindependent.com/ebv/amd-ryzen-7000/ by Daisy-Mae Schmitt on 2022-08-31T05:39:17.427Z

AMD President and CEO Lisa Su behind a giant monitor at the AMD Ryzen 7000 Series event
AMD President and CEO Lisa Su behind a giant monitor at the AMD Ryzen 7000 Series event

Joining Su in the announcement was Mark D. Papermaster, AMD’s chief technology officer (CTO) and executive vice president (EVP) for Technology and Engineering.

Speaking after Su, he started his presentation by telling the audience about AMD’s goals, which the company will try to achieve through its “Zen 4” and the Ryzen 7000 Series.

CTO-EVP Papermaster said:

We set a goal to return AMD to sustain high performance CPU delivery.

Now AMD can never go wrong with that. Afterall, CPU is widely referred to as the core - the heart - of the computer.

Papermaster added that AMD saw how gamers and content creators “thrive on performance.” The company’s Zen processors aid in fulfilling their needs.

The AMD Ryzen 7000 desktop CPUs will be launched on September 27, 2022.

AMD’s Lisa Su Announces New Ryzen 7000 Series (Watch It Here)

The Ambitious AMD Ryzen 7000

Staying true to the company tagline “together we advance,” AMD started to take things a notch higher.

As CEO Su stated:

We focused on a new CPU core design that combines both leadership performance and leadership energy efficiency.

With that said, Su proudly declared that the AMD Ryzen 7000 Series is the first CPU for desktop computers that will be in 5 nanometers (NM).

In terms of nanometers, the table below shows how AMD have progressed through the years beginning 2019 when the first Zen series debuted:

Zen SeriesNanometers (NM)
“Zen 2” (July 2019)7nm
“Zen 3”7nm
“Zen 3” 3D V-Cache6nm
“Zen 4”5nm
“Zen 4” 3D V-Cache5/4nm
“Zen 4c”/4nm
“Zen 5”4nm
“Zen 5” 3D V-Cache4/3nm
“Zen 5c”3nm

Comparing its performance to AMD Zen 3 and Ryzen 5000 (launched on October 8, 2020), in the new “Zen 4:”

  • 13 percent more IPC (interprocess communication)
  • maximum frequency set at 5.7 GHz (800 MHz higher)
  • 29 percent higher when it comes to total single thread performance

The company will be launching four AMD Ryzen 7000 CPUs next month. The table below shows basic information about each of them:

AMD Ryzen 7000 Series Desktop ProcessorsBasic Specifications
AMD Ryzen™ 9 7950X16-core; 32-thread; 4.5 GHz base clock (up to 5.7 GHz); 80MB cache
AMD Ryzen™ 9 7900X12-core; 24-thread; 4.7 GHz base clock (up to 5.6 GHz); 76MB cache
AMD Ryzen™ 7 7700X8-core; 16-thread; 4.5 GHz base clock (up to 5.4 GHz); 40MB cache
AMD Ryzen™ 5 7600X6-core; 12-thread; 4.7 GHz base clock (up to 5.3 GHz); 38MB cache

The AMD Ryzen 9 7950X and 7900X both have a default thermal design power (TDP) of 170 watts (w). The TDP of 7700X and 7600X is 105w.

The AMD Ryzen 7000 processors can outperform its competitors.

For example, in terms of its performance in relation to content creation, the AMD Ryzen 9 7950X processor is better than its competitor by up to 57 percent.

AMD President and CEO Lisa Su on stage talking about the AMD Ryzen 7000 and the new era in gaming
AMD President and CEO Lisa Su on stage talking about the AMD Ryzen 7000 and the new era in gaming

As for gaming performance, on the average, the AMD Ryzen 5 7600X processor is 5 percent faster than other brands.

How about comparing one from the AMD Ryzen 7000 Series to one from the previous series?

The table below shows how better AMD Ryzen 5 7600X is in terms of image quality than AMD Ryzen 5 5600X:

Name of GamesAMD Ryzen™ 5 7600X - High Image Quality Preset
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siegeup to 40 percent better
F1 2021up to 36 percent better
Middle-earth: Shadow of War up to 34 percent better
Grand Theft Auto Vup to 6 percent better
Counter-Strike: Global Offensiveup to 5 percent better

AMD Ryzen 7000 Price List

The lowest Single Exit Price (SEP) in the lineup of products in the AMD Ryzen 7000 Series is $299.

Here’s a table of the official price list (in U.S. dollars) of the AMD Ryzen 7000 processors:

AMD Ryzen 7000 Series CPUsManufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP)
AMD Ryzen™ 9 7950X$699
AMD Ryzen™ 9 7900X$549
AMD Ryzen™ 7 7700X$399
AMD Ryzen™ 5 7600X$299

Advancing With ‘Zen 4’ And AMD Ryzen 7000 Series

With the launch of its AMD Ryzen 7000 processors, the company also updated its Socket AM5 platform.

Its new features/improvements include these two:

  • dual-channel DDR5 memory
  • support for PCIe Gen 5 (PCI Express 5.0) - up to 24 PCIe (peripheral component interconnect express)

The AMD Ryzen 7000 Series is also energy-efficient.

Per GSMArena.com, when compared to Ryzen 5000, the new series comes out better:

  • power consumption is 62 percent lower (same performance)
  • performance is 49 percent more (same power)

Between AMD and Intel processors, the former can provide a more efficient performance.

According to the company, its AMD Ryzen 7000 is 47 percent more efficient than Alder Lake, Intel’s 12th generation processors.

AMD company tagline ‘together we advance,’ with the AMD Ryzen CPU at the center of the company logo
AMD company tagline ‘together we advance,’ with the AMD Ryzen CPU at the center of the company logo

And that’s how AMD’s female CEO wants their products to be.

As Lisa Su, included in the 2021 Forbes 100 Most Powerful Women and 2021 Fortune Most Powerful Women in Business, posted on the company website:

AMD is at our best when we are taking bold, calculated risks and aggressively pursuing the leading-edge technologies that change the world.

The AMD Ryzen 7000 Series validates that statement.

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