AMD Ryzen 7000 “Zen4” desktop series launch September 27th, Ryzen 9 7950X for 699 USD

Published: 29th Aug 2022, 21:25 GMT   Comments

AMD Ryzen 7000: 5 nm desktop CPUs coming September 27th

AMD reveals the new architecture with Zen4 desktop CPUs, codenamed “Raphael”.

According to AMD, the flagship Zen4 desktop CPU with 16 cores and 32-threads will boost up to 5.7 GHz, and it will cost 699 USD. Meanwhile, Ryzen 9 7900X with 12 cores and 24 threads and boost up to 5.6 GHz will retail at 549 USD.

AMD Ryzen 7000 Specifications and Pricing, Source: AMD

AMD is also unveiling 8-core Ryzen 7 7700X for 399 USD and Ryzen 5 7600X at 299 USD. All four CPUs are to launch on September 27th. These are the only CPUs AMD is announcing today.

AMD Ryzen 7000 IPC Uplift, Source: AMD

According to these slides, Ryzen 7000 series will have ~13% IPC uplift over predecessors and up to 29% higher single-thread performance. This is mainly from the higher clock speeds now going up to 5.7 GHz on the flagship model, which is 800 MHz over the current series.

AMD Ryzen 9 7950X Performance, Source: AMD

AMD is claiming 6% to 35% better performance on Ryzen 9 7950X compared to Ryzen 9 5950X in games. In rendering tools including V-Ray Render, Corona or POV-Ray, the performance uplift is from 32 to 48%.

AMD Ryzen 5 7600X in Games, Source: AMD

The 6-core Ryzen 5 7600X offers 5% better gaming performance on average compared to the flagship Intel 12th Gen Core CPU, the i9-12900K.

AMD Ryzen 7000 vs Core i9-12900K, Source: AMD

AMD is also comparing the Ryzen 9 7950X to i9-12900K in V-Ray benchmark, where the Zen4 CPU has up to 57% better raytraced performance and up to 47% better performance per watt.

Official AMD Ryzen 7000 Specifications
VideoCardz.comCores / ThreadsBase/Boost ClockTDPCache (L2+L3)Launch Price
(USD)
AMD Ryzen 7000 Zen4 “Raphael”
Ryzen 9 7950X
 
16C/32T
 
4.5/5.7 GHz
 
170W
 
80MB (16+64)
 
699 USD
Ryzen 9 7900X
 
12C/24T
 
4.7/5.6 GHz
 
170W
 
76MB (12+64)
 
549 USD
Ryzen 7 7700X
 
8C/16T
 
4.5/5.4 GHz
 
105W
 
40MB (8+32)
 
399 USD
Ryzen 5 7600X
 
6C/12T
 
4.7/5.3 GHz
 
105W
 
38MB (6+32)
 
299 USD
AMD Ryzen 5000 Zen3 “Vermeer”
Ryzen 9 5950X
 
16C/32T
 
3.4/4.9 GHz
 
105W
 
72MB (8+64)
 
799 USD
Ryzen 9 5900X
 
12C/24T
 
3.7/4.8 GHz
 
105W
 
70MB (4+64)
 
549 USD
Ryzen 7 5800X3D
 
8C/16T
 
3.4/4.5 GHz
 
105W
 
100MB (4+96)
 
449 USD
Ryzen 7 5800X
 
8C/16T
 
3.8/4.7 GHz
 
105W
 
36MB (4+32)
 
449 USD
Ryzen 7 5700X
 
8C/16T
 
3.4/4.6 GHz
 
65W
 
36MB (4+32)
 
299 USD
Ryzen 5 5600X
 
6C/12T
 
3.7/4.6 GHz
 
65W
 
35MB (3+32)
 
299 USD



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