On 22nd February 2017, AMD announced the launch of Ryzen 7 processors. pre-orders starting from the same day of launch from 180 global retailer and OEMs.
As they have disclosed about their AMD Ryzen in CES 2017, they said there will be 40 % increase in clock cycles. But, now they have claimed that 52% increase in clock cycles than the previous generation processors. This was possible due to four and half years of development on architecture which was made from scratch. Thanks to Mark Papermaster and Team.
“Four years ago we began development of our ‘Zen’ processor core with the goal to deliver unprecedented generational performance gains and return choice and innovation to the high-performance computing market,” said Dr. Lisa Su, president and CEO of AMD.
Ryzen 7 lineup of processors will be experienced by Gamers and Enthusiasts on 2nd March 2017. Now these processors are made keeping goal in mind to deliver the high end 8-core processors to consumers at competitive price.
AMD specifically designed these processors for PC gamers, creators, and enthusiasts with 8-cores, 16-threads, and the new AM4 desktop platform.
AMD Ryzen 7 1800X is the Flagship model which is the fastest 8-core desktop processor. Then comes Ryzen 7 1700X and Ryzen 7 1700 with the minimum base clock of 3.0 GHz.
Ryzen 7 Processor Specifications:
All the processors mentioned above are 8-core/16-Threads based on Zen architecture. These processors comes with a new thermal solution from their wraith brand which is wraith spire and wraith stealth. Wraith spire featured with Ryzen 7 1700 sold in retail boxes which offers superb cooling solutions.
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.
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.
Also, you can ask on Queries regarding AMD Ryzen Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything) planned for March 2 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. U.S. Central Time at www.reddit.com/r/amd.
Stay tuned for more updates