AMD Ryzen 3000 – Everything you should know


The arrival of the AMD Ryzen 3000 series will undoubtedly revitalize the CPU market in many unexpected ways. The latest rumors about it are that these chips will come with up to 16 crores for the mainstream desktop which is just double the Intel’s’ limit of 8 crores.

AMD Ryzen 3000
AMD Ryzen 3000; Photo: AMD

It will be available from 7th July and will offer the same performance in 400 series motherboards as in the latest X570 platform.

Past week AMD’s Lisa Su revealed and confirmed at company’s Annual Shareholder Meeting that it would soon be launching its 7nm lineup of Ryzen 3000 as well as EPYC data center chips with the Navi graphics architecture hopefully in the third quarter of 2019. 

Every chip up to and comprising the Ryzen 9 3900X will hit the selves, as well as desktop PCs on 7th July and AMD, also unleash its RX 5700 series, the RX 5700 XT along with RX 5700 that same day.

The time AMD Ryzen 3000 silicon arrives in the market; it will be surely placed Intel into the second position as number one supplier of go to gaming chips.

These new upcoming chips will be first desktop processors built on the 7nm process node along with the revolutionary chipset design of the AMD Zen 2 architecture at their core. It will allow the red team to carry high performance, high core count computing to the mainstream. Some important details regarding AMD Ryzen 3000:

  • A confirmation about a release date i.e., 7th July was given by AMD CEO Dr. Lisa Su of company’s new 7nm CPUs. She confirmed this during the company’s Computex 2019 keynote speech along with 16 core Ryzen 9 3950X trailing in September.
  • In terms of specifications of AMD Ryzen 3000, it is introducing the Zen 2 microarchitecture to the market with this new Ryzen 3rd Gen.  The specification includes a top Ryzen 9 chip with 16 crores as well as 32 threads, low power consumption, PCle 4.0 as well as a considerable instruction per clock over last gen.
  • In terms of performance, AMD showed off the Ryzen 7 3700X besting Intel’s Core i7 9700K by about 30 percent in Corebench R20. On the other hand, the Ryzen 7 3800X matching Intel’s i9 99ooK in PUBG. It also confirmed that the CPUs would work the same in B450 as well as X470 boards as in the new X570.

According to AMD’s Travis Kirsch, the Ryzen 7 3700x will be the best alternative for avid overlockers. He said, ‘I think the top of the stack you are going to be limited at first. You know with our improved algorithms we make out what you need.

Thus with hundred megahertz and 65W parts, you will get a much more as their specifications are run with lower power.’

AMD also confirmed the cost of its new Ryzen 3000 CPUs along with Ryzen 7 3700X starting at £160.

However Ryzen does not just end at desktop components as at E3 2019 Microsoft revealed that the next Xbox, Project Scarlett will be powered by a custom SoC made of  Zen 2 processor as well as an AMD Navi GPU.