The next-generation Ryzen 7000 CPU’s official launch date has finally been declared. On August 29, AMD announced to host a live event to unveil the latest “Zen 4” powered Ryzen processors and a new AM5 platform. The show will premiere at 7 PM ET (4:30 AM IST) on the AMD YouTube channel.
As per our recent article, the CPU sale could start on September 15. Moreover, the press reviews may go live on September 13. However, AMD has not confirmed the press embargo and sale dates yet.
Ryzen 7000 specs
The Ryzen 7000 series, code-named “Rafale”, is the Zen 4 microarchitecture CPU built on TSMC 5nm process node. It supports new DDR5 RAM and PCIe 5.0 lanes. The new CPUs will use the AM5 platform with socket LGA 1718.
We might see significantly higher L2 cache and TDP value than the Ryzen 5000. As per the rumours, the TDP value is expected to be 170 W.
The four leaked Ryzen 7000 CPU SKUs are
- Ryzen 9 7950X
- Ryzen 9 7900X
- Ryzen 7 7700X
- Ryzen 5 7600X
Beyond that, we’ll probably learn more about their 3D V-cache CPU and upcoming RDNA 3 GPU. AMD is optimistic about announcing its next generation of GPUs later this year.