Began selling AMD Ryzen 7
Less than an hour ago, AMD announced the beginning of sales of AMD Ryzen designed for desktop PCs. These processors are built on a completely new micro-architecture AMD Zen. Development AMD Ryzen took four years.
First appeared in the sale of three eight-model line Ryzen 7: 1800X, and 1700X 1700. They all support the simultaneous execution of 16 threads. Base frequency Ryzen 7 1800X equal to 3.6 GHz, 1700X — 3.4 GHz, 1700 — 3.0 GHz. Frequency Boost equal respectively of 4.0, 3.8 and 3.7 GHz. The first two models are characterized by a TDP of 95 W, and the third 65 watts. Ryzen 7 1800X costs $499, 1700X — $399, 1700 — $329.
In the second quarter will be added to the six-core and Quad-core models Ryzen 5, and later this year the model Ryzen 3. They are all designed for motherboards with socket AM4.
Today the manufacturer revealed the basic technical data models Ryzen 5 and 1500X 1600X. The first model has six cores and can run twelve threads. Its base frequency equal to 3.6 GHz, Boost to 4.0 GHz. The value of TDP is still 95W. Processor Ryzen 5 1500X has four cores and can execute eight threads. Its base frequency equal to 3.5 GHz, Boost to 3.7 GHz. The value of TDP is still 65W.
All Ryzen AMD processors have an unlocked multiplier. For acceleration control, the manufacturer offers a special program Ryzen Masters.
Related link: review and test AMD Ryzen 7 1800X.