AMD has launched its first three series of Ryzen line-up. The Ryzen 7 1800X, Ryzen 7 1700X and Ryzen 7 1700. These are the first series of product from AMD on which company is been working since long. This processor was developed to compete with Intel and other high-end PC space in the market today. These chips promise to outperform high-end parts from Intel and will be available in much lower price as much as 54 percent cheaper.
All three Ryzen 7 models have eight cores and support 16 threads and are manufactured on a 14nm process. AMD’s Ryzen offering consist of three chips. The most premium Ryzen 7, Than Ryzen 5 and down the line Ryzen 3. The Ryzen 7 1800X is priced at $499, the Ryzen 7 1700X at $399 and Ryzen 7 1700 at $329.
At the launch, company President and CEO Lisa Su announced that AMD has exceeded in stating goal of pushing 40 percent more instruction per clock and an overall 52 percent increase.
AMD’s Ryzen 7 1800X
A 95-watt processor, having 8 cores and 16 threads. It runs at 3.6Gz and will boost up to 4Ghz. The 1800X recorded a single-thread score of 162 on the Cinebench benchmark. When all cores were turned on, the 1800X performed the 6900K by 9 percent and recorded a score of 1,601. The 1800X is the fastest eight-core processor in the market today.
AMD’s Ryzen 7 1700X
A 95-watt, 8-core, 16-thread chip, runs at 3.4 GHz and boosts up to 3.8GHz. When tested the Ryzen 7 1700X scored 1,537, faster than Intel’s Core i7 6900K chip.
AMD’s Ryzen 7 1700
This processor consumes 65 watts and runs at 3GHz, boosts up to 3.7Ghz. This recorded a score of 1,410 on the benchmark test and on using the Handbrake video-encoding test, the R7 1700 finished in 61.8 seconds.
AMD also confirmed that Ryzen 1700 will come with new Wraith Spire cooler. Ryzen’s strong performance is due to the design team and over the year process of developing such a processor. All the chips will be supported by motherboards from ASRock, Asus, Biostar, Gigabyte and MSI with overall 82 different boards.
AMD is hoping to take on Intel’s Core i7 CPUs; AMD disruptive prices will sure make a difference in the market. The Intel processor which cost more than Ryzen will have a difficult time around. The retail prices in rupees would be around Rs 37,999 for the Ryzen 7 1800X, the Ryzen 7 1700X will come at a price tag of Rs 29,499 and the Ryzen 7 1700 will cost Rs 24,499. All these are roughly about $25 cheaper than Intel. These three CPU’s are available for preorder and will go on sale on March 2. The new motherboards with the AM4 socket will be soon available. There have been no much updates of other Ryzen model or mobile CPU yet, but AMD has already confirmed that they are been working on several other CPUs which will soon be hitting the market by end of this year.
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