AMD’ New Innovation to Compete Intel: AMD Ryzen 7

by February 23, 2017 0 comments

AMD announces the global launch of AMD Ryzen 7 desktop processors, with pre-orders starting Feb 22 from more than 180 global etailers and boutique OEMs, to the delight of PC gamers, content creators, enthusiasts, and fans worldwide. After four years and more than two million engineering hours of development, Ryzen is ready to unleash its powerful purpose, shake up the market, and connect millions more people to high performance personal computing.

AMD Ryzen 7 Lineup

During an event for global press, industry analysts, and partners, AMD outlined the Ryzen 7 desktop processor lineup. AMD specifically designed these processors for PC gamers, creators, and enthusiasts with 8-cores, 16-threads, and the new AM4 desktop platform. In live demos and testing, these processors demonstrated their superiority: the flagship Ryzen 7 1800X as the world’s highest performing 8-core desktop processor1, and Ryzen 7 1700 as the world’s lowest power 8-core desktop processor2.

Product demonstrations featured Ryzen 7 1800X outperforming a similarly configured 8-core, 16-thread Intel Core i7-6900K in Cinebench R15 multi-threaded and Handbrake-based video transcoding, as well as showing comparable 4K gaming performance.

Ryzen 7 1800X 3.6 GHz base and 4.0 GHz boost clock at the price of $499

Ryzen 7 1700X 3.4 GHz base and 3.8 GHz boost clock at the price $399

Ryzen 7 1700 3.0 GHz base and 3.7 GHz boost clock at the price $329

New AMD Thermal Solutions

For Ryzen, AMD offers new thermal solutions based on the original Wraith coolers, launched to wide acclaim in 2016. The next evolution of Wraith includes Wraith Spire and Wraith Stealth, offering reliable, near-silent performance enthusiasts expect from the Wraith brand. Featured with Ryzen 7 1700 sold in retail boxes as well as many OEM systems, Wraith Spire offers superb cooling at an incredibly quiet 32 decibels.

Availability

For customers eagerly waiting for Ryzen, etailers around the world are primed to begin taking pre-orders beginning, Feb, 22.

Among the 82 anticipated new motherboards are designs from ASRock, Asus, Biostar, Gigabyte, and MSI, all built upon two desktop chipsets for AMD Ryzen processors – the X370 and B350 – and expected to be widely available on March 2.

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