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AMD announced new Zen 3 based Ryzens, new flagship beats i9-10900K

Written by Matti Robinson @ 09 Oct 2020 12:23 User comments (1)

AMD announced new Zen 3 based Ryzens, new flagship beats i9-10900K

AMD has announced the new processors based on the Zen 3 architecture, as expected. The company's new flagship is the 16-core Ryzen 9 5950X.
The company promises as significant leap in performance from previous generation. According to AMD, the new CPU architecture brings along up to 19 percent improvement in computing using the same clock speeds as the predecessor.

Not only are the chip more powerful, they also provide a better efficiency which means less heat generation.

The new models that will be landing soon are as follows:

ProcessorCoresThreadsClock speedClock speed (turbo)L3 cachePrice
Ryzen 9 5950X16323400 MHz4900 MHz64 MB$799
Ryzen 9 5900X12243700 MHz4800 MHz64 MB$549
Ryzen 7 5800X8163800 MHz4700 MHz32 MB$419
Ryzen 5 5600X6123700 MHz4600 MHz32 MB$299

AMD believes that their new flagship is currently the fastest consumer CPU available, and handily beats Intel's Core i9-10900K. Acccording to their tests, the difference is 6 to 59 percent in utilities and up to 11 percent in games.

One of the more interesting products among the new Zen 3 chips is the most affordable Ryzen 5 5600X that will be replacing 3600 series Ryzen 5. The popular entry level gaming CPU is going to gain a lot more performance but initially the price difference is going to be nearly $100.

All new chips are going come available on November 5.

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1 user comment

19.10.2020 21:50

Instead of having that turbo BS, why not just make the clock speed those actual amounts?

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