AMD has announced its new 7000-series CPUs that succeed last year’s 6000-series chips and come with the company’s new Zen 4 architecture and use the AM5 platform, which AMD says will be “until 2025 and after” will be supported. All new processors also support PCIe 5.0 storage.
This year we have a single Ryzen 5 and single Ryzen 7 variant, along with two Ryzen 9 variants revealed so far. Here’s everything you need to know about the new processors, including price, release date, and other details.
AMD Ryzen 5 7600X
The AMD Ryzen 5 7600X comes with a six-core, 12-wire design and is clocked at 4.7GHz with up to 5.2GHz boost support. The processor also features 38MB of cache and a TDP of 105W. It supports PCIe 5.0 storage and costs Rs $299 (about Rs 23,837).
AMD claims that the new 7600X can offer five percent faster gaming performance in select games compared to competing platforms.
AMD Ryzen 7 7700X
The AMD Ryzen 7 7700X comes with eight cores and 16 threads. It is clocked at 4.5 GHz and can go up to 5.4 GHz. With 40MB cache, the AMD Ryzen 7 7700X also supports PCIe 5.0 storage and 105W TDP. It costs $399 (about Rs 31,809).
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X and 7950X
The AMD Ryzen 9 7900X comes with 12 cores and 24 threads. It is clocked at 4.7GHz with a boost of 5.6GHz. It comes with 76 MB cache and supports PCIe 5.0 storage. With a TDP of 170W, the Ryzen 9 7900X costs $549 (about Rs 43,767).
Meanwhile, the AMD Ryzen 9 7950X comes with 16 cores and 32 threads. It features a base clock of 4.5 GHz and a boost clock of up to 5.7 GHz. With 80MB cache, 170W TDP and support for PCIe 5.0 storage, the Ryzen 9 7950X costs $699 (about Rs 55,731).
The new AMD Ryzen 7000 series processors will go on sale from September 27, which also happens to be the day FIFA 23 launches worldwide. Whether Indian users will be able to purchase the Ryzen 7000 series processors on the same date is still unclear, and AMD is expected to provide more clarity on regional availability in the coming weeks.