AMD Ryzen 7000 “Zen 4” CPU Launches September 27, Same Day Intel Unveils 13th Gen Raptor Lake

AMD Moves Ryzen 7000 "Zen 4" CPU Launch To 27th September, Same Day As Intel's 13th Gen Raptor Lake Unveil 1
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AMD appears to have moved its original September 15 launch plan for the Ryzen 7000 “Zen 4” CPUs and AM5 platform to late September. We’ve just received confirmation from our source that AMD will release its next-gen CPUs for sale in late September.

AMD Ryzen 7000 “Zen 4” CPUs and the AM5 platform return on September 27, the same day Intel unveils its 13th Gen Raptor Lake.

Earlier this month, we Report That AMD is going to hold an event in late August where they will announce all the details like specs and prices of their next-gen Ryzen 7000 “Zen 4” CPUs and the corresponding AM5 platform. The company had planned to start sales just two weeks later on September 15. But it looks like AMD has decided to hold off on sales a bit and stick with the original launch Intel’s 13th Gen Raptor Lake CPUs On the 27th of September.

Intel is expected to host it “Innovation” event 27 September where the company will unveil its latest desktop processor codenamed Raptor Lake. While the CPUs won’t be available until October, AMD’s Ryzen 7000 CPUs will be ready for the mass consumer market. It might seem that AMD is too confident to launch their chips when their competitors announce their next-gen parts. at the same time, Online retailers have started listing several AMD Ryzen 7000 CPUs with starting prices such as:

  • Ryzen 9 7950X (16 cores / 32 threads)
  • Ryzen 9 7900X (12 cores / 24 threads)
  • Ryzen 7 7700X (8 cores / 16 threads)
  • Ryzen 5 7600X (6 cores / 12 threads)

AMD’s first wave of 600-series motherboards will focus Superior X670E and X670 designs The B650E and B650 products followed a few weeks later (around October/November). The new CPU will feature an all-new Zen 4 core architecture that is expected to deliver 8% IPC, >15% ST (single-threaded), and >35% MT (multi-threaded) performance improvements over Zen 3 cores. .

Additionally, AMD is fiddling with clock speeds on their next-gen CPUs Up to 5.7 GHz boost clock, 170W TDPs and 230W PPTs. Also, the platform itself will be equipped with the latest technology as well PCIe Gen 5.0 slot, Gen 5.0 M.2 support, DDR5 memory support (EXPO)and a new SAS (Smart Access Storage) firmware suite that runs on the DirectStorage API framework.

AMD Ryzen ‘Zen 4’ Desktop CPU Expected Features:

  • 16 gen up to 4 cores and 32 threads
  • Over 15% performance improvement in single-threaded apps
  • Brand New Gen 4 CPU Cores (IPC / Architectural Improvements)
  • Brand new TSMC 5nm process node with 6nm IOD
  • 25% performance per watt improvement vs. Gen 3
  • >35% overall performance improvement vs Gen 3
  • 8-10% instructions per clock (IPC) improvement vs Gen 3
  • Support on AM5 platform with LGA1718 socket
  • New X670E, X670, B650E, B650 motherboard
  • Dual-channel DDR5 memory support
  • Up to DDR5-5600 native (JEDEC) speeds
  • 28 PCIe lanes (CPU only)
  • 105-120W TDPs (upper bound range ~170W)

You can find full details on AMD’s next-gen Ryzen 7000 desktop CPUs and corresponding 600-series motherboards in our full roundup of the next-gen family here.

AMD Ryzen 7000 ‘Raphael’ Desktop CPU ‘Primary’ Features:

CPU name architecture process node core/thread Core Clock (SC Max) cache TDP the price
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X Jane 4 5nm 16/32 ~5.5GHz 80MB (64+16) 105-170W ~$700US
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X Jane 4 5nm 12/24 ~5.4GHz 76MB (64+12) 105-170W ~$600US
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X Jane 4 5nm 8/16 ~5.3GHz 40MB (32+8) 65-125W ~$400US
AMD Ryzen 7 7700X Jane 4 5nm 8/16 ~5.3GHz 40MB (32+8) 65-125W ~$300US
AMD Ryzen 5 7600X Jane 4 5nm 6/12 ~5.2GHz 38MB (32+6) 65-125W ~$200US

Which AMD Ryzen 7000 desktop CPU are you most interested in?

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