AMD Checks Out Gamescom 2022 For Ryzen 7000 “Zen 4” And AM5 Platform Announcement

AMD Checks Out Gamescom 2022 For Ryzen 7000 "Zen 4" And AM5 Platform Announcement
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AMD has approved They’re attending Gamescom this year and it looks like we’ll finally get the official Ryzen 7000 “Zen 4” & AM5 announcement during the event.

AMD Tips on Ryzen 7000 “Zen 4” CPU and AM5 Platform Announcement at Gamescom 2022

We previously revealed when AMD will announce the Ryzen 7000 “Zen 4” Desktop CPU lineup and the associated AM5 motherboard platform. According to the official NDA, AMD plans to reveal full details at 8 PM ET on August 29, which closely matches the event itself, which will take place between August 23 and 28.

According to the information we have, it looks like AMD will host a product announcement event later this month that will focus on the features and prices of the Ryzen 7000 “Raphael” series, and will also allow motherboard manufacturers to reveal their preliminary prices. boards. As far as this event is concerned, it will be on August 29, but you won’t be able to purchase Ryzen 7000 CPUs until two weeks later.

The embargo on AMD Ryzen 7000 Desktop CPUs and X670 motherboard reviews will be lifted two weeks later on September 13, after which the products in question will have their full retail launch on September 15. To summarize the dates:

  • Product announcement: August 29, 2022 8:00 PM ET / August 30, 2022 2:00 AM CET / 8:00 AM TW
  • Press embargo: September 13, 2022, 9:00 AM ET / 3:00 PM CET / 9:00 PM TW
  • Sales embargo: September 15, 2022, 9:00 AM ET / 3:00 PM CET / 9:00 PM TW

A previous leak From AMD themselves, it looks like four SKUs will be offered initially, including:

  • AMD Ryzen 9 7950X
  • AMD Ryzen 9 7900X
  • AMD Ryzen 7 7700X
  • AMD Ryzen 5 7600X

AMD Ryzen 7000 “Raphael” Desktop CPU “Pre” Features:

CPU Name Architectural Compute Node Cores / Topics Core Clock (SC Max) cache TDP Price
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X Zen 4 5 knots 16/32 ~5.5GHz 80MB (64+16) 105-170W ~$700 US
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X Zen 4 5 knots 12/24 ~5.4GHz 76MB (64+12) 105-170W ~$600
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X Zen 4 5 knots 8/16 ~5.3GHz 40MB (32+8) 65-125W ~$400 USD
AMD Ryzen 7 7700X Zen 4 5 knots 8/16 ~5.3GHz 40MB (32+8) 65-125W ~$300
AMD Ryzen 5 7600X Zen 4 5 knots 6/12 ~5.2GHz 38MB (32+6) 65-125W ~$200

AMD’s first wave of 600 series motherboards would focus on the high-end X670E and X670 designs a few weeks later (around October/November), followed by the B650E and B650 products. The new CPUs will feature a brand new Zen 4 core architecture that is expected to deliver 8% IPC, > 15% ST (Single Threaded) and > 35% MT (Multi-Threaded) performance gains over Zen 3 cores. . Additionally, AMD is going crazy with clock speeds on their next-gen CPUs with frequency limits up to 5.8GHz, 170W TDPs and 230W PPT. In addition, the platform itself will be equipped with cutting-edge technologies such as: PCIe Gen 5.0 slots, Gen 5.0 M.2 support, A new SAS (Intelligent Access Storage) Firmware package running under DDR5 memory support (EXPO) and the DirectStorage API.

AMD Ryzen ‘Zen 4’ Desktop CPU Expected Features:

  • Up to 16 Zen 4 Cores and 32 Threads
  • Over 15% Performance Increase in Single-threaded Applications
  • Brand New Zen 4 CPU Core (IPC / Architecture Improvements)
  • Brand New TSMC 5nm process node with 6nm IOD
  • 25% Performance Per Watt Recovery vs. Zen 3
  • >35% Overall Performance Improvement vs. Zen 3
  • 8-10% Instruction Per Hour (IPC) Improvement vs. Zen 3
  • Support on AM5 Platform with LGA1718 Socket
  • New X670E, X670, B650E, B650 Motherboards
  • Dual Channel DDR5 Memory Support
  • Up to DDR5-5600 Native (JEDEC) Speeds
  • 28 PCIe Lanes (CPU Specific)
  • 105-120W TDPs (Upper Limit Range ~170W)

You can find all the details of AMD’s next-generation Ryzen 7000 Desktop CPUs and associated 600-series motherboards in our full review of the next-gen family here.

AMD Mainstream Desktop CPU Gen Comparison:

AMD Processor Family Code name Processor Process Processor Cores/Threads (Max) TDPs (Max) platform Platform Chipset Memory Support PCIe Support Start
Ryzen 1000 Summit Ridge 14nm (Zen 1) 8/16 95W AM4 300-Series DDR4-2677 Gen 3.0 2017
Ryzen 2000 Pinnacle Ridge 12nm (Zen+) 8/16 105W AM4 400-Series DDR4-2933 Gen 3.0 2018
Ryzen 3000 matisse 7nm (Zen 2) 16/32 105W AM4 500-Series DDR4-3200 Gen 4.0 2019
Ryzen 5000 Vermeer 7nm (Zen 3) 16/32 105W AM4 500-Series DDR4-3200 Gen 4.0 2020
Ryzen 5000 3D Warhol? 7nm (Zen 3D) 8/16 105W AM4 500-Series DDR4-3200 Gen 4.0 2022
Ryzen 7000 Raphael 5nm (Zen 4) 16/32 170W AM5 600-Series DDR5-5200/5600? Gen 5.0 2022
Ryzen 7000 3D Raphael 5nm (Zen 4) 16/32? 105-170W AM5 600-Series DDR5-5200/5600? Gen 5.0 2023
Ryzen 8000 Granite Back 3nm (Zen 5)? TBA TBA AM5 700-Series? DDR5-5600+ Gen 5.0 2024-2025?

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