AMD 2nd-gen Ryzen chips now official in the Philippines, priced
AMD has just announced the second-generation Ryzen processors which take aim to improve processing performance of its predecessors and offer a smoother experience to its users.
Unlike the generation it replaces, all variants of the Ryzen 5 offer six cores and twelve threads, while the Ryzen 7 touts an octa-core design and sixteen threads, all with major upgrades and advanced AMD SenseMI technology. The entire line will also include an AMD Wraith cooler inside the retail box, with the Ryzen 7 series getting LED versions for better aesthetic. They are also based on AMD X470 chipset, which is profiled for socket AM4 boards.
Here are the specifications of the new Ryzen 5 and 7 2000-series, and their prices once they are available locally:
|Smart Prefetch Cache||TDP||Cooler||SRP|
|Ryzen 7 2700X||8||16||4.3/3.7||20MB||105W||Wraith Prism (LED)||Php 19,000|
|Ryzen 7 2700||8||16||4.1/3.2||20MB||65W||Wraith Spire (LED)||Php 17,600|
|Ryzen 5 2600X||6||12||4.2/3.6||19MB||95W||Wraith Spire||Php 12,750|
|Ryzen 5 2600||6||12||3.9/3.4||19MB||65W||Wraith Stealth||Php 11,300|
All of the 2nd-generation Ryzen chips are now up for pre-order and will be available worldwide starting April 19. New motherboards compatible with the processors are said to be launching in the coming days, with prices to be announced.