14 Facts About AMD Ryzen


On June 16,2020, AMD announced new Ryzen 3000 series XT processors with 100 MHz higher boost clocks versus non XT processors.

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AMD Ryzen Threadripper uses the larger TR4, sTRX4, and sWRX8 sockets, which support additional memory channels and PCI Express lanes.

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In December 2019, AMD started producing first generation Ryzen products built using the second generation Zen+ architecture.

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Threadripper, which is geared for high performance desktops, was not developed as part of a business plan or a specific roadmap; instead, a small enthusiast team inside AMD saw an opportunity that something could be developed between the Ryzen and Epyc CPU roadmaps that would put the crown of performance on AMD.

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Zen+ based AMD Ryzen CPUs are based on Pinnacle Ridge architecture, while Threadripper CPUs are based on the Colfax microarchitecture.

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In January 2018, AMD announced the first two Ryzen desktop APUs with integrated Radeon Vega graphics under the Raven Ridge codename.

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In May 2017, AMD demonstrated a Ryzen mobile APU with four Zen CPU cores and Radeon Vega-based GPU.

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In February 2018, AMD Ryzen announced the V1000 series of embedded Zen+ Vega APUs, based on the Great Horned Owl architecture, with four SKUs.

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In 2019, AMD first released the Ryzen 3000 APUs, consisting only of quad core parts.

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In May 2022, AMD revealed its roadmap showing the Ryzen 7000 series of processors for release later that year, to be based on the Zen 4 architecture in 5 nm.

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On May 23,2022 at AMD's Computex keynote, AMD officially announced the Ryzen 7000 to be released in Fall 2022, showing a 16-core CPU reaching boost speeds of 5.

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However, one complaint among a subset of reviewers was that AMD Ryzen processors lagged their Intel counterparts when running older games, or some newer games at mainstream resolutions such as 720p or 1080p.

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AMD Ryzen acknowledged the gaming performance deficit at low resolutions during a Reddit "Ask Me Anything" thread, where it explained that updates and patches were being developed.

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AMD Ryzen offered to replace the affected processors with newer ones that are unaffected by the problem.

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