AMD Ryzen 7000 Pricing Leaks And It’s Good News For PC Gamers

AMD Ryzen 7000 Pricing Leaks And It’s Good News For PC Gamers

Forbes·2022-08-30 06:00

Pricing has apparently leaked for AMD's (NASDAQ:AMD) Ryzen 7000 processors ahead of expected announcements about the company's new desktop products and it's potentially good news for PC enthusiasts and gamers.AMD's Ryzen 7000 series looks set to retail for similar prices to their precessorsAMDRevealed by Wccftech, the pricing starts at $299 for the Ryzen 5 7600X - the same launch price as the Ryzen 5 5600X, which is great news. The new CPU is expected to have the same number of cores at six, with 12 threads and peak boost frequency of 5.3GHz, but sports the new Zen 4 architecture.There's also the Ryzen 7 7700X at 449, the Ryzen 9 7900X at $549 and Ryzen 9 7950X at $799 - again in-line with their predecessors.This comes off the back of some encouraging performance numbers from leaked benchmarks for the Ryzen 7 7700X, which point to it being significantly faster than its predecessor.MORE FROM FORBESLeaked Benchmarks Reveal Ryzen 7 7700X is 26 Percent Faster: AMD Poised To Take Performance CrownBy Antony LeatherIntel is expected to release its 13th Gen processors this side of Christmas too, and with its 12th Gen products having put pressure on AMD to lower its pricing, the same could happen here, with both companies launching within a very small time frame. It's perhaps the first time that AMD is no longer the underdog, with its Ryzen 5000 and Threadripper 3000-series CPUs offering unmatched performance and it was only with its 12th Gen processors that Intel offered anything quicker.This time, both companies are on a level playing field so this autumn's CPU battle is going to be one watch for gamers, PC enthusiasts and shareholders.I'll be covering all the latest news and leaks regarding AMD's Ryzen 7000 series CPUs as well as reviewing them when they're released so subscribe to me here on Forbes using the blue Follow button above or on this page or you can also check me out on YouTube, Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.


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