AMD Ryzen 8-Core CPU Launches March 2nd For $329

AMD And Nvidia Both Holds Events On The Same Day
AMD And Nvidia Both Holds Events On The Same Day

24 February, 2017

Pre orders for the new processor chips, which also include the Core i7 6800K rival Ryzen 7 1700X, are now open while the actual products will be released on 2nd March, shortly after GDC. Still, it's hard to fault people for their excitement given recent history and the performance claims made by AMD.

The Ryzen 7 1700 opens the range with a clock speed of 3GHz that boosts to 3.7GHz while the Ryzen 7 1700X has a base clock speed of 3.4GHz, boosting to 3.8GHz. These numbers are just for the standard versions of the CPU's and it's possible that the upcoming CPU will out perform the Intel Core i7 once it's been overclocked.

AMD's Ryzen has been in the works for four years and aimed initially to hit a target of 40 percent more instructions per clock than its excavator cores. The three CPUs announced feature eight cores and 16 threads. "The market's been a little starved for innovation frankly". If in fact you actually can buy a fully-built PC (with memory, storage, a Radeon RX 480 graphics card, and RGB LED lighting) for the same price as an Intel processor with roughly similar performance, the choice isn't hard.

Have a peek at some photos we took at the event yesterday. We're all becoming content creators. "We need more processing power". The computer processor market has stagnated in the last five years.

He added "In the tech industry, the worst thing is incrementalism".

Will you be building a new PC using Ryzen 7? While that seemed lofty at the time, Ryzen 7 series CPUs have actually achieved as much as 52 percent improvement per clock. But the clock speed gap between the two cores at maximum turbo is just 8%. Obviously AMD holds a core count advantage over the 6800K, and the 6800K is a more interesting CPU from Intel.

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This also shows that AMD is once again ready to compete with Intel properly. AMD configured two quad-core Intel CPUs in dual-channel mode. Put simply, this means Ryzen can do far more work per-core than was previously possible.

AMD beat its IPC goal without compromising its clockspeed. The rated TDP for the chip is 95W. Second, they have established a proven track record of fast, efficient manufacturing execution.

An entirely new architecture also helps. This allows for better distribution and handling of multiple tasks. Demonstrations of gaming performance also indicated superior performance, mostly thanks to the presence of eight physical cores.

Underpinning the processor are a series of new technologies bundled under the SenseMI umbrella term.

The three Ryzen 7 processors are going up for pre-orders on Wednesday and will launch globally on March 2nd. More than 180 PC makers and retailers will support these Ryzen processors.

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