You won’t have to wait long to learn more about AMD Ryzen 7000 desktop processor. Companies have announced that it will reveal the new CPU line in a Live streaming on YouTube on August 29 at 7pm. The event will share more about the new Zen 4 architecture and supporting AM5 platforms.
There were some clues as to what to expect. AMD accidentally shared some of the first Ryzen 7000 models on its website in July, including one Ryzen 5 chip (7600X), one Ryzen 7 variant (7700X) and two Ryzen 9 releases (7900X and 7950X). Like its previous launches, the company seems to focus on gaming enthusiast-friendly CPUs while leaving budget chunks for later releases.
Zen 4 and AM5, meanwhile, promise meaningful architectural changes. You’ll see more Tier 2 caches, speed boosts beyond 5GHz, AI hardware acceleration, and support for newer standards like DDR5 and PCIe 5.0 expansion. AMD claims a 15% increase in single-threaded performance in initial testing. Effectively, AMD is responding Intel’s 12th Gen Core – the question is just whether the Ryzen 7000 is fast enough to keep up or get ahead.
All products recommended by Engadget are selected by our editorial team, independent of our parent company. Some of our stories include affiliate links. If you buy something through one of these links, we may earn an affiliate commission.