AMD's Latest Challenge To Intel Are Chips That Cost Half As Much
AMD CEO, Dr Lisa Su, today officially unveiled a trio of Ryzen processors, ending weeks of speculation. Worldwide availability of Ryzen-based desktops will commence 2 March, with pre-orders starting on 22 February. The 7 series is an eight-core, sixteen thread processor, a first for AMD.
As expected, AMD is pricing the chips, which rely on its new Zen CPU core architecture and a 14-nanometer manufacturing process that's much more advanced than the 28-nanometer process used for its existing CPUs, quite aggressively. When matched up against Intel's i7-6900K, which is priced at $1089 as compared to 499$ price of Ryzen, 1800X performed better by 9%. Still, the fact that AMD is even in the same ballpark as Intel is a huge deal - this promises real competition that gives you better choices, and could force Intel to lower prices.
By contrast, Intel's Core i7-6900K CPU, sporting 8 cores clocked at 3.2GHz (3.7 GHz in turbo mode), has a "recommended" pricing range of $1,089 to $1,109. In a recent benchmark, the CPU beat out Intel's i7-6900K, i7-6800K and i7-7700K. Early third-party video and gaming benchmarks suggest the 1800X should at least be in the same league. AMD will be releasing a host of new CPUs ranging from quad-core versions with four threads up to octa-core versions with 16 threads. Intel should look out, as these chips, in some situations, can outperform its Core i7 processors!
Ryzen is the initial step in a potential turnaround for AMD. Both the 1700X and 1800X will have a 95-watt TDP, which are more power-efficient than Intel's Broadwell-E eight-core CPUs that have a 140-watt TDP. For its part, Newegg has already run out of pre-order stock for the top-end Ryzen 7 1800X part. The old low-resolution displays are not good for any of us anymore. The comparatively low clock speeds of the Ryzen 7 range mean they won't be well suited to gaming workloads, for instance.
The chip has a base clock speed of 3.0GHz and a boost speed of 3.7GHz. According to AMD CEO Lisa Su, Zen shows a 52-percent improvement in instructions per cycle over the previous generation and is created to consume less energy. For the Ryzen launch today, AMD is stating that the final result of that goal is a 52% gain in IPC.
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Major break in the case of missing Georgia teacher
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