New AMD Ryzen CPUS Announced - [hardware]
03:30 PM EDT - Apr,13 2018 - post a comment
AMD announces their second generation Ryzen CPUs, saying they are already
for the new processors, and they offer the following details on why you may be
One year after the first release of the award-winning AMD
Ryzen processors, AMD (NASDAQ:AMD) announced pre-orders begin today worldwide
for the eagerly anticipated 2nd generation AMD Ryzen desktop processors, with
disruptive levels of compute performance at each of four price points1.
Delivering high-performance computing and innovative new features, 2nd gen Ryzen
desktop processors are built to create faster and smoother computing experiences
for PC gamers, creators, and hardware enthusiasts.
'Second generation Ryzen desktop processors take everything that made the
original Ryzen so groundbreaking and makes it better - great performance
combined with advanced technology to deliver an amazing experience for the most
demanding users,' said Jim Anderson, senior vice president and general manager,
Computing and Graphics Group, AMD.
2nd Generation AMD Ryzen Desktop Processors Lineup
This 2nd gen Ryzen desktop processor lineup includes two 8-core, 16-thread
models and two 6-core, 12-thread models, all offering major upgrades and
advanced AMD SenseMI technology2.
MODEL CORES THREADS CLOCK SPEED MAX BOOST/BASE (GHZ) Smart Prefetch Cache TDP
COOLER SEP (USD) AVAILABILITY
Ryzen 7 2700X 8 16 4.3/3.7 20MB 105W Wraith Prism (LED) $ 329 Apr 19
Ryzen 7 2700 8 16 4.1/3.2 20MB 65W Wraith Spire (LED) $ 299 Apr 19
Ryzen 5 2600X 6 12 4.2/3.6 19MB 95W Wraith Spire $ 229 Apr 19
Ryzen 5 2600 6 12 3.9/3.4 19MB 65W Wraith Stealth $ 199 Apr 19
For the first time, the entire line of 2nd gen Ryzen desktop processors
include a world class AMD Wraith cooler inside the retail box. The AMD Ryzen 7
2700X CPU PIB includes the new Wraith Prism cooler, which offers improved
thermal performance over the Wraith Max, a more compatible fan profile, and
enhanced lighting capabilities with per-RGB controls.
All 2nd gen AMD Ryzen desktop processors are supported by the new AMD X470
chipset, the most advanced, optimized, and efficient chipset to-date for socket
AM4. This chipset comes with a free download of the new AMD StoreMI storage
acceleration technology to combine the speed of an SSD with the capacity of a
hard drive into a single, fast, easy-to-manage drive.