AMD has just announced its new line of chips called the Ryzen 7 with performance benchmarks touting to match those of rival Intel’s at a more affordable price.
AMD has specifically designed the new Ryzen 7 processors for PC gamers, creators, and enthusiasts with 8-cores, 16-threads, and the new AM4 desktop platform, with two of its new chips bagging ‘highest-performing octa-core processor’ and ‘world’s lowest power octa-core processor’ for its 1800X and 1700 models, respectively. The new line of chips also bears new 8-core silicon design that runs 4.8 billion transistors and features 200m of wiring.
The company has also touted its new flagship 1800X chip ‘outperforming a similarly configured 8-core, 16-thread Intel Core i7-6900K in Cinebench R15 multi-threaded and Handbrake-based video transcoding, as well as showing comparable 4K gaming performance.’
The Ryzen 7 will initially be available in three models bearing eight cores and sixteen threads, and is now up for pre-order in select markets today with prices and specifications as follows:
|PRODUCT LINE||MODEL||BASE CLOCK (GHZ)||BOOST CLOCK (GHZ)||TDP (WATTS)||INCLUDED COOLER||SUGGESTED PRICE|
|RYZEN 7||1800X||3.6||4.0||95||N/A||$499 (~Php25,100)|
|RYZEN 7||1700X||3.4||3.8||95||N/A||$399 (~Php20,100)|
|RYZEN 7||1700||3.0||3.7||65||Wraith Spire||$329 (~Php16,600)|
UPDATE: Here are the local prices for the said processors:
* Php27,000 for 1800x
* Php21,000 for 1700x
* Php17,500 for 1700