Rumor mill: Every day that goes by brings us closer to the launch of AMD Zen 4 CPUs and RDNA 3 GPUs, which means the rumors keep coming fast and fast. In the case of the former, the latter statement refers to Team Red’s initial lineup of new processors, which could include the flagship Ryzen 7950X.
The latest rumor comes from the Twitter account of a regular and trusted source of information about Greymon55 hardware. They claim that the first line of Zen 4 based processors will consist of Ryzen 7950X, 7900X, 7800X and 7600X, with no 7700X. This will be a next generation replica of the Ryzen 5000 line released in November 2020.
7700X is not in the first line yet.
— Greymon55 (@greymon55) June 17, 2022
The buzz around the Ryzen 7000 series intensified last month when AMD confirmed that the chip it showed off at Computex is running Ghostwire Tokyo at up to 5.5GHz and is considered a Ryzen 9 7950X prototype. No overclocked and uses a 280mm AIO liquid cooler.
There was more hype at the AMD Financial Analyst Day 2022 event a few weeks ago when the company promised that Zen 4 performance will be 35% faster than Zen 3, and the 3D V-cache technology used in the Ryzen 7 5800X3D will be part of a new series. processors. The new processors are also reported to offer an 8-10% increase in instructions per clock, more than 15% performance in single-threaded mode, and up to 125% memory bandwidth per core.
We know Zen 4 is only a few months away. AMD still hasn’t been more specific than “this fall”, but many rumors say that September will be their landing month, with the 15th being put forward as a potential date despite fall starting on September 22nd. claims that the Radeon 7000 series will come after AMD processors; The latest rumors say that RDNA 3 based cards will arrive sometime between October and November.