AMD has announced a new Pair of processors within its Ryzen 3000 family, the new Ryzen 9 3900XT, Ryzen 7 3800XT, along with Ryzen 5 3600XT.
These versions supersede the Ryzen 9 3900X, Ryzen 7 3800X and Ryzen 5 3600X respectively at exactly the very same prices. These are based on the same’Zen 2′ architecture as existing versions, and the only difference is slightly faster boost rates, thanks to a refined 7nm production process. AMD says that these new XT-series CPUs will deliver up to 4% greater single-threaded functionality compared to their X counterparts within the same thermal envelopes.
The 3 new CPUs will be accessible internationally starting July 7, exactly a year after the first versions went on sale. The timing of the launch is intriguing, as AMD ought to be gearing up to launch its Ryzen 4000 series background CPUs following the introduction of mobile Ryzen 4000 CPUs earlier this season. The Ryzen 9 3900XT includes 12 cores along with 24 threads, with foundation and increase speeds of 3.8GHz and 4.7GHz respectively. The 8-core, 16-thread Ryzen 7 3800XT has speeds of 3.9GHz and 4.7GHz respectively. Both these models have 105W TDP ratings, and AMD recommends using an enthusiast-grade all-in-one liquid cooler.
The Ryzen 5 3600XT offers six cores using 12 threads, and also runs at a base speed of 3.8GHz and boost speed of up to 4.5GHz. The improvements in boost frequencies are 100MHz for its Ryzen 9 3900XT and Ryzen 5 3600XT, and 200MHz for its Ryzen 7 3800XT. AMD has not announced official price cuts on the old versions.
In addition, a new AMD A520 chipset for low-end Ryzen 3000 and future Ryzen CPUs will become accessible August 2020. No specifications have been declared yet. The brand new low-end chipset will be needed as AMD continues to leverage its own Socket AM4 interface that has served as the first Ryzen series was introduced in 2017.
AMD also announced a new version of its StoreMI tiered storage alternative , following the conclusion of its venture with Enmotus, the firm that developed the first. StoreMI enables users to practically combine one or more SSDs and hard drives in addition to exceptionally fast system RAM, leveraging the speed and capability benefits of each to prioritise important files. AMD touts new algorithms for improved speed, but no specifics or release date are known yet.
Additionally, AMD has also officially announced the Radeon Pro 5600M GPU which was unveiled by Apple yesterday as an optional upgrade for its 16-inch MacBook Pro series. Dependent on the RDNA’Navi’ design , this new model replaces older’Vega’ Radeon Pro models. It comprises up to 8GB of integrated high-speed HBM2 memory on a 2048-bit bus and 40 compute components. It’ll be offered as an upgrade option in the time of purchase on the 16-inch MacBook Pro. No other manufacturers have yet announced they will use this GPU.