AMD, here are the new Ryzen 7000 processors: a concentrate of performance and efficiency

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AMD has finally unveiled i new processors in its Ryzen range for desktopsor the serie 7000powered by the new architecture Zen 4. The new series includes models Ryzen 9 7950X, Ryzen 9 7900X, Ryzen 7 7700X e Ryzen 5 7600X: let’s find out all the news together.

AMD Ryzen 7000: presented the new processors based on the Zen 4 architecture

Equipped with a maximum of 16 core, 32 thread and built on the optimized, high-performance 5nm TSMC process, Ryzen 7000 series processors deliver dominant performance and unprecedented energy efficiency.

The king of Zen 4 is the processor AMD Ryzen 7950X with 16 cores and 32 threads with a base clock of 4.5GHz and a boost of 5.7GHz e 170 W at TDP. It offers a performance increase of between 3% and 45% over its predecessor, the Ryzen 9 5950X.

In fact, compared to the previous generation, the AMD Ryzen 7950X processor allows a single-core performance improvement of up to 29%; up to 15% faster gaming performance in some titles and more than 27% more performance per watt. Furthermore, in the creation of the contents, is up to 40% faster compared to the previous generation.

AMD, during the official presentation, also showed some benchmarks against the rival Intel Core i9-12900K, marking a difference in general performance of 57% and 23% in games.

The 7000 series from AMD is then composed of theAMD Ryzen 9 7900X a 12 core e 24 thread with a 4.7GHz base clock and 5.6GHz boost clock, 72MB of cache in total and a 170W TDP. The Ryzen 7 7700Xthen, has 8 core, 16 thread and 40 MB of cache. It has a TDP of 105 Watts and the base and boost clocks are respectively 4.5 and 5.4 GHz. Finally we find theAMD Ryzen 5 7600X, mid-range. Bring with it 6 core, 12 thread38MB of cache, the same TDP of 105 Watts and a clock of 4.7 / 5.3 GHz.

In addition to the incredible increase in performance, a notable can be seen increased efficiency. The Zen 4 range in fact is up to 75% more efficient energetically compared to its Zen counterpart 3.

The arrival of the new AM5 platform

With the introduction of the Ryzen 7000 series desktop processors, AMD also introduced the new AM5 platform, which offers support for the latest generation dual channel DDR5 and PCIe 5.0 memory. The new socket, LGA1718will support power delivery up to 230 Watts and AM4 heatsinks will also be compatible with the AM5 platform.

AMD Ryzen 7000 nuovo socket AM5

The new Socket AM5 motherboard family features four new chipsets: AMD X670 Extreme; AMD X670; AMD B650 Extreme e AMD B650. They will be available starting in September. AMD also anticipated the arrival of AMD EXPOa technology that allows DDR5 RAM to be overclocked to achieve up to 11% additional performance in 1080p games.

Prices and availability

AMD Ryzen 7000 desktop PC processors will be available starting from 27 September. Prices, currently only available in dollars, will be as follows:

  • AMD Ryzen 9 7950X: $ 699;
  • AMD Ryzen 9 7900X: $ 549;
  • Ryzen 7 7700X: 399 dollars;
  • Ryzen 5 7600X: 299 dollars.