Began annual computer exhibitionComputex 2019 technology launched immediately with heavy artillery. Executive Director of AMD Lisa Sue introduced the third generation of processors Ryzen, built on the world's first 7-nm desktop architecture. The current flagship lineup announced 12-core / 24-line model Ryzen 9 3900X worth 499 dollars. This stone should be a direct competitor to Intel's 12-core i9-9920X processor, which is more than twice as expensive, about $ 1,200. Moreover, AMD reports that the heat emission rate (TDP) of the new crystal is much lower than that of its competitor - 105 W vs. 165 W.
All AMD Ryzen processors introduced todayThe third generation is based on the new Zen 2 chipset architecture, which, on average, offers 15 percent better performance in all applications compared to previous generation processors. Also among the advantages of Zen 2 there is a significant increase in the third level cache memory and a twofold improvement in the performance of the block of operations with real numbers (FPU). The stated frequencies of the Ryzen 9 3900X are 3.8–4.6 GHz. the total amount of cache memory of such a monster will be 70 MB, while L3 cache will have 64 MB. The new Ryzen 9 3900X also demonstrated a convincing advantage over the Core i9-9920X in Blender, showing 16 percent better performance when rendering an image.
Against Intel i9-9900K, AMD has exposedThe 8-core / 16-thread Ryzen 7 3800X model is priced at $ 399. Working at a frequency of 3.9-4.5 GHz, it is able to show a similar level of performance, but for less money. The company added that in popular games, the gap in performance compared to the previous senior eight-core, Ryzen 7 2700X, is from 11 to 34 percent.
If the presented third top modelRyzen 7 3700X costing $ 329 compared with the Core i7-9700K, the advantage over the competitor in multi-threaded performance will be 28 percent. At the same time, the typical heat dissipation of the Ryzen 7 3700X is 65 W, while Intel processors, with which the comparison is made, belong to the 105 W thermal pack. In the Cinebench R20 test, the novelty AMD surpasses the previous flagship 2700X by 15 percent in single-threaded mode and by 18 percent in multi-threaded mode.
The youngest model of today presentedThe Ryzen 3000 line is a 6-core / 12-line Ryzen 5 3600 model worth $ 199. Paying about $ 50, you can get Ryzen 5 3600X, which operates at slightly higher base and turbo frequencies.
All presented processor models support the PCI Express 4.0 standard, offering 42 percent more efficient memory handling compared to PCIe 3.0.
Announced today new items will go on sale July 7.
The new family of graphics cards Radeon RX 5000 based on Navi
Today, AMD has also announced a new line of graphics cards Radeon RX 5000 (Navi). By the way, the chip of this line will be used in the future PlayStation 5 console from Sony.
Although initially it was assumed that AMD willuse numeric indices from the three-thousandth series (rumors circulated on the Web), but in the end the company chose the name of the Radeon RX 5000 series.
Radeon RX 5000 graphics cards are based on a new one.The GPU architecture, dubbed Radeon DNA (RDNA), is a further development of Graphics Core Next seven years ago.
In the details at the event to go untilsteel, but the architecture of RDNA, apparently, offers a new design of the basic unit of the graphics processor - the computing unit, thereby achieving an improvement in terms of energy efficiency and performance per clock cycle. In addition, AMD has implemented a new multi-level cache hierarchy in RDNA, which should reduce delays, increase throughput, and improve power consumption. At the same time, the optimized graphic pipeline RDNA allows new video cards to operate at higher clock frequencies than before, and ultimately to provide a higher level of performance. In addition, compared to chips with the GCN architecture, Navi has a more compact size of a semiconductor chip, but so far the manufacturer did not disclose the details how much.
In total, the RDNA architecture provides a largeperformance and lower latency with better economy. Compared to the Vega card architecture, AMD promises a 25 percent increase in specific performance per clock and a 50 percent increase in specific performance per watt.
During the presentation, it was announced that the firstThe point of application of the RDNA architecture will be the Radeon RX 5000 series of graphics cards, in which the video cards with the name Radeon RX 5700 will be the first to come out.
It is noteworthy that the presented series Radeon RX5000 will support PCI Express 4.0. AMD is actively promoting the idea of moving to a new version of the interface with increased bandwidth, and the Radeon RX 5000 will perfectly fit into the ecosystem offered by the company along with 3rd generation Ryzen processors and X570 chipsets.
As part of his speech, the head of AMD Lisa Soobriefly demonstrated the work of the video card based on the chip Navi. The Radeon RX 5700 graphics card was compared with the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 benchmark in the Strange Brigade game. It turned out that the new AMD is about 10 percent faster than its competitor.
In the sale of video card Radeon RX 5700 shouldarrive in July. Unfortunately, while more specific dates have not been announced. However, AMD promises to tell you about the characteristics, performance, and prices for the special Next Horizon Gaming event, which will be held as part of the E3 exhibition on June 10.
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