AMD Ryzen SKU released – up to 17 model includes Pro and X version
Previously we learned that the AMD Ryzen is said to be launching in early March. Soon after, more rumors are spreadd regarding the full AMD Ryzen processor SKUs. This latest rumor is still not 100% confirmed, but should provide some insight into what’s coming with the launch.
|AMD Ryzen model||Core/Thread||Core Clock||Intel’s equivalent|
|R7 1800X||8C/16T||3.0GHz – 3.6GHz||Core i7 6900K|
|R7 Pro 1800||8C/16T|
|R7 1700X||8C/16T||Core i7 7700K|
|R7 1700||8C/16T||Core i7 7700|
|R7 Pro 1700||8C/16T|
|R5 1600X||6C/12T||3.2GHz – 3.5GHz||Core i5 7600K|
|R5 Pro 1600||6C/12T||Core i5 7600|
|R5 1500||6C/12T||Core i5 7500|
|R5 Pro 1500||6C/12T|
|R5 1400X||4C/8T||Core i5 7400|
|R5 Pro 1400||4C/8T|
|R5 Pro 1300||4C/8T|
|R3 1200X||4C/4T||3.1GHz – 3.4GHz||Core i3 7350K|
|R3 Pro 1200||4C/4T|
|R3 Pro 1100||4C/4T|
What can we learn from the table is the highest end part AMD Ryzen R7 1800X and 1800 will be competing against the highest end Intel Core i7 6900K. Meanwhile the R7 1700X and below are targeted equivalent to the latest Intel i7 Kaby Lake Processors. Also from the table we learn that it will be no 8 core 8 thread processors, instead the 6 core AMD Ryzen might be released, with 12 threads. All the AMD Ryzen R5 is set to compete with the latest Intel i5 Kaby Lake processors. The lower end part, AMD Ryzen R3 will be featuring flat 4 core 4 thread, this might be a direct competitor against the unlocked Intel Core i3 7350K.
The Pro and X version are still unknowns. But from speculation, the Pro version might be designed for workstation application, compatible with ECC memory. Meanwhile the X version, left us with many question whether the new AMD Ryzen processors line-up will also have locked and unlocked processor as the X might indicated the unlocked chips.
No information regarding the upcoming AMD APU processor though. There is still some unclear information regarding the AMD Ryzen processor availability but some suggested it could be launched as soon as early March 2017.
Pokdepinion: AMD share has risen tremendously recently, with the hype getting hot and hotter. Everyone is still waiting for AMD’s comeback in the scene.