AMD Ryzen 7000 "Raphael" 5nm Desktop CPUs and X670 Motherboards Launch on September 15

AMD Ryzen 7000 “Raphael” 5nm Desktop CPUs and X670 Motherboards Launch on September 15

While AMD confirmed which will officially launch its Ryzen 7000 “Raphael” desktop CPUs this quarter, we have managed to get the final announcement, review and release dates from our own sources confirming that the official retail launch for the Zen 4 CPU family and boards base X670 will take place in September.

AMD Ryzen 7000 “Raphael” Desktop CPUs and X670 Motherboards Will Officially Launch on September 15

From the information we have, it looks like AMD will be hosting a product announcement event later this month that will focus on the specs and pricing of its Ryzen 7000 “Raphael” lineup and will also allow motherboard manufacturers to reveal pricing. previews of their boards As far as this event is concerned, it will take place on August 29, but you won’t be able to buy Ryzen 7000 CPUs until two weeks later.

The embargo on revisions to AMD Ryzen 7000 desktop CPUs and X670 motherboards will be lifted two weeks later on September 13, followed by a full retail release for those products on September 15. To summarize the dates:

  • Product Announcement: August 29, 2022 at 8:00 pm ET / August 30, 2022 at 2:00 am CET / 8:00 am Eastern Time
  • Press Embargo: September 13, 2022 at 9am ET / 3pm CET / 9pm
  • Sales Embargo: September 15, 2022 at 9am ET / 3pm CET / 9pm

Based on a previous leak from AMD, it appears that four SKUs will be offered at first, which would include:

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

AMD Ryzen 7000 ‘Raphael’ Desktop CPU Preliminary Specifications:

CPU names Architecture process node Cores / Threads Core Clock (SC Max) Cache TDP Price
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X Zen 4 five pm 16/32 ~5.5GHz 80MB (64+16) 105-170W ~$700 US
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X Zen 4 five pm 12/24 ~5.4GHz 76MB (64+12) 105-170W ~$600 US
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X Zen 4 five pm 8/16 ~5.3GHz 40MB (32+8) 65-125W ~$400 US
AMD Ryzen 7 7700X Zen 4 five pm 8/16 ~5.3GHz 40MB (32+8) 65-125W ~$300 US
AMD Ryzen 5 7600X Zen 4 five pm 6/12 ~5.2GHz 38MB (32+6) 65-125W ~$200 US

The first wave of AMD 600 series motherboards would focus on the high-end X670E and X670 designs, followed by the B650E and B650 products a few weeks later (around October/November). The new CPUs will feature a new Zen 4 core architecture that is expected to deliver up to 8% IPC, >15% ST (single-threaded), and >35% MT (multi-threaded) performance improvement over to the Zen 3 kernels. In addition, AMD is going crazy with the clock speeds of its latest generation CPUs with frequency limits of up to 5.8 GHz, TDP of 170 W and PPT of 230 W. In addition, the platform itself will be equipped with the latest technologies, such as PCIe Gen 5.0 slots, Gen 5.0 M.2 support, DDR5 (EXPO) memory support, and a new Smart Access Storage (SAS) firmware suite that runs on the DirectStorage API. structure.

AMD Ryzen ‘Zen 4’ Desktop CPU Expected Features:

  • Up to 16 Zen 4 cores and 32 threads
  • Performance increase of more than 15% in single threaded applications
  • New Zen 4 CPU cores (IPC/architectural improvements)
  • New TSMC 5nm process node with 6nm IOD
  • 25% performance improvement per watt vs. Zen 3
  • >35% overall performance improvement vs. Zen 3
  • 8-10% instruction per clock (IPC) improvement vs. Zen 3
  • AM5 platform support with LGA1718 socket
  • New motherboards X670E, X670, B650E, B650
  • Dual channel DDR5 memory support
  • Up to native DDR5-5600 speeds (JEDEC)
  • 28 PCIe lanes (exclusive of CPU)
  • 105-120 W TDP (upper limit range ~170 W)

Full details on AMD’s next-gen Ryzen 7000 desktop CPUs and respective 600-series motherboards can be found in our full next-gen family roundup here.

AMD Standard Desktop CPU Generation Comparison:

AMD CPU Family key name processor process Processors Cores/Threads (Max) TDP (max) Platform platform chipset memory support PCIe Compatibility Throw
Ryzen 1000 summit ridge 14:00 (Zen 1) 8/16 95W AM4 300 series DDR4-2677 Generation 3.0 2017
Ryzen 2000 pinnacle crest 12:00 (Zen+) 8/16 105W AM4 400 series DDR4-2933 Generation 3.0 2018
Ryzen 3000 Matisse 19:00 (Zen2) 16/32 105W AM4 500 series DDR4-3200 Generation 4.0 2019
Ryzen 5000 Increase 19:00 (Zen 3) 16/32 105W AM4 500 series DDR4-3200 Generation 4.0 2020
Ryzen 5000 3D Model Warhol? 19:00 (Zen 3D) 8/16 105W AM4 500 series DDR4-3200 Generation 4.0 2022
Ryzen 7000 Raphael 17:00 (Zen 4) 16/32 170W AM5 600 series DDR5-5200/5600? Generation 5.0 2022
Ryzen 7000 3D Model Raphael 17:00 (Zen 4) 16/32? 105-170W AM5 600 series DDR5-5200/5600? Generation 5.0 2023
Ryzen 8000 granite ridge 15:00 (Zen 5)? to be confirmed to be confirmed AM5 700 series? DDR5-5600+ Generation 5.0 2024-2025?

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