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AMD Ryzen 7000X3D Gaming CPUs Unleashed – Ryzen 9 7950X3D Leads the Family

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At CES 2023, AMD announced its latest processors designed for gaming. Unlike the previous generation, which only got a 5800X3D, AMD released three X3D processors this time, all based on the new Zen 4 architecture. The Ryzen 9 7950X3D leads the pack, followed by the Ryzen 9 7900X3D and, finally, the Ryzen 7 7800X3D. Honestly, I was only expecting the Ryzen 7 7800X3D since a “7800” CPU was the only missing SKU when AMD announced the new Zen 4 processors. Aside from the X3D variant, AMD also announced a non-X variant of the Zen 4 CPUs. These non-X variants are cheaper and have a slightly lower TDP. We’ll post a specs comparison shortly. Meanwhile, you can check out the official news release below for more details about these new CPUs.

AMD Ryzen 7000X3D CPU Die

AMD Ryzen 7000X3D Series Desktop CPUs Bring the Power of AMD 3D V-Cache Technology to Gamers and Creators

At CES 2023, AMD announced various new computing products across desktop and mobile, bringing new levels of performance for gamers, creators, professionals, and mainstream users. AMD is substantially expanding the range of options for Socket AM5 users with the new Ryzen 7000X3D Series Desktop processors and 65W Ryzen 7000 Series Desktop processors.

Delivering More Options for Gamers

The recently introduced AMD Socket AM5 platform enables cutting-edge technology advantages, like the most PCIe® 5 lanes for the ultimate next-gen graphics and storage bandwidth. It’s also uniquely positioned to deliver long-term value, as only AMD has made a commitment to keep its newest desktop platform compatible with new processors for years to come.

Expanding the Ryzen 7000 Series Desktop Processor Lineup

AMD announced the addition of three new Ryzen X3D processors – the Ryzen 9 7950X3D, Ryzen 9 7900X3D, and Ryzen 7 7800X3D – bringing the power of AMD 3D V-Cache technology to the Ryzen 7000 Series desktop processor lineup. Now, the ultimate processors for both gamers and creators come packaged in a single chip.

These new Ryzen 7000X3D are the fastest gaming processors in the world.4 With up to 14% faster performance than the previous generation.6 The AMD Ryzen 7000 Series processors with 3D V-Cache technology will be available for Socket AM5 starting February 2023.

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AMD Ryzen 7000X3D Processor Specifications

ModelCores/ThreadsBoost / Base FrequencyTotal CacheTDP
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D16C/32TUp to 5.7 GHz / 4.2 GHz144MB120W
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D12C/24TUp to 5.6 GHz / 4.4 GHz140MB120W
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D8C/16TUp to 5.0 GHz / TBD104MB120W

Pricing and Availability

AMD has not yet disclosed the MSRP for the new Ryzen 7000X3D processors.

AMD Ryzen 7000 non-X Desktop Processors

Continuing to build on the existing Ryzen 7000 Series Desktop processor lineup, AMD introduced the new Ryzen 9 7900, Ryzen 7 7700 and Ryzen 5 7600 Series processors, delivering exceptional performance. Built on the “Zen 4” architecture and featuring a 65W TDP, the new Ryzen processors are optimized for both efficiency and performance, and come with an included AMD Wraith cooler, expanding options and entry points to the Socket AM5 ecosystem. And with one-click overclocking with Precision Boost Overdrive, you can get an instant performance boost of up to 39% with a water-cooled Ryzen 9 7900 processor3. The processors announced today are expected to be available starting January 10.

ModelCores / ThreadsBoost / Base FrequencyTotal CacheTDPCoolerSEP (USD)
AMD Ryzen 9 790012C/24TUp to 5.4 GHz / 3.7 GHz76MB65WWraith Prism$429
AMD Ryzen 7 77008C/16TUp to 5.3 GHz / 3.8 GHz40MB65WWraith Prism$329
AMD Ryzen 5 76006C/12TUp to 5.1 GHz / 3.8 GHz38MB65WWraith Stealth$229
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