A SINGAPOREAN RETAILER has published alleged pricing and specification details for AMD's incoming Ryzen 3000 desktop CPU lineup.
The leak, which comes from retailer Bizgram via Tom's Hardware, details AMD's entire Ryzen 3000 catalogue, including its incoming "G" series chips that will offer integrated Navi GPUs, and outs alleged specs and pricing for each and every chip.
If legit, expect the entry-level Ryzen 3 3300, 3300X and 3300G come equipped with six cores, 12 threads, clock speeds of around 4GHz, with prices starting at $111 (around £84).
The middle-of-the-road Ryzen 5 chips, which includes the Ryzen 5 3600, 3600X and 3600G, will offer eight 8 cores with 16 threads and a boost clock of almost 5GHz for the top-spec 3600X. Pricing for these CPUs will reportedly start at $200 (£151 and top out at $258 (£195).
AMD's high-end and enthusiast level Ryzen 7 and Ryzen 9 "Threadripper" chips will offer 12 and 16 cores, respectively, double the number of threads and base clock speeds ranging between 3.8GHz and 4.3GHz.
According to the leak, pricing for the Ryzen 3700 will start at $336 (£254), maxing out at $561 (£424) for the top-of-the-line Ryzen 9 3850X, which will offer boost clock speeds of 5.1GHz.
While this leak shows that AMD's incoming Zen 2 CPUs will be taking the fight to Intel, we'd advise to take it with a hefty pinch of salt for now; AMD isn't expected to unveil its Ryzen 3000 until 7 July at this year's Computex.
The firm did offer us a glimpse at the CPUs at CES in January, where AMD CEO Lisa Su confirmed that the desktop CPUs will be based on 7nm, will work with existing 300 and 400-series motherboards and will be the world's first mainstream CPUs to support PCIe 4.0 x16.
On stage, AMD benchmarked an "early version" of an 8-core, 16-thread Ryzen Ryzen 3000 processor with Cinebench and it achieved a score of 2,023 - trumping both the Intel Core i9-9900K and AMD's own Ryzen 7 2700X CPU. µ
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