AMD intros Ryzen 7000 chips for a starting price of $299

Chip-maker AMD has introduced new Ryzen 7000 series desktop processors powered by the new Zen 4 architecture that will boost performance for gamers and content creators.
AMD Ryzen 7000 series chipset
The Ryzen 7000 chips are expected to be available globally from September 27, starting at $299.

AMD said The Ryzen 7000 chips will be featuring up to 16 cores, 32 threads. Built on an optimised TSMC 5nm process node, Ryzen 7000 Series processors deliver dominant performance and leadership energy efficiency.

The AMD Ryzen 7000 Series brings leadership gaming performance, extraordinary power for content creation, and advanced scalability with the new AMD Socket AM5, said Saeid Moshkelani, senior vice president and GM, Client business unit, AMD.

AMD Ryzen 7950X processor enables single-core performance improvement of up to 29 percent, up to 45 percent more compute for content creators in POV Ray, up to 15 percent faster gaming performance in select titles, and up to 27 percent better performance-per-watt.

AMD’s most expansive desktop platform to date, the new Socket AM5 platform is designed for longevity with support through 2025.

Meanwhile, even the 6-core AMD Ryzen 5 7600X processor offers an average of 5 percent faster gaming performance across select titles than the competitor’s flagship gaming processor.