AMD Ryzen 5000 “Zen 3” Desktop CPUs Authorities– 19% IPC Improvement, 16 Cores With Up To 4.9 GHz Clocks, Fastest Single-Threaded CPUs For Video Gaming

AMD has just announced its next-generation 7nm Zen 3 architecture-based Ryzen 5000 CPU lineup with up to 16 cores and 32 threads. The processor lineup features a brand new core technology & a lot of new features that enhance gaming performance along with delivering impressive IPC gains that crush the competition entirely.

MD Ryzen 5000 CPUs Announced – 7nm, Ryzen 9 Series With Up To 16 Cores, 32 Threads, 4.9 GHz Boost Clocks

During the official “Where Gaming Begins”  keynote, CEO, Dr.Lisa Su, announced their next-generation Ryzen 5000 processors which are based on the new Zen 3 core architecture and compatible with existing AM4 motherboards based on the 500 & 400-series chipsets while manufacturers have independently confirmed that even some 300 series boards would be supported through a BETA BIOS.

AMD showcased various specifications & performance numbers for their Ryzen 5000 series lineup which comes in various core configurations aimed at different prices so let’s see what AMD has to offer to consumers later this fall.

MD Ryzen 9 5950X “Zen 3” Desktop CPU – 16 Cores / 32 Threads Up To 4.9 GHz For $799 US

Starting off with the top of the line parts, AMD is announcing the Ryzen 9 series which is made up of the Ryzen 9 5950X. The Ryzen 9 5950X is the flagship 16 core part which is aimed at users demanding heavy multi-threading performance on AM4 sockets. The chip has a total cache of 70 MB and a TDP of 105W. The chip features a boost clock of up to 4.9 GHz boost which when put together is just stunning for a 16 core part.

MD Ryzen 9 5900X “Zen 3” Desktop CPU – 12 Cores / 24 Threads Up To 4.8 GHz For $549 US

Starting off with the top of the line parts, AMD is announcing the Ryzen 9 series which is made up of the Ryzen 9 5900X. The Ryzen 9 5900X is the flagship 12 core part which is aimed at users demanding heavy multi-threading performance on AM4 sockets. The chip has a total cache of 70 MB and a TDP of 105W. The chip features a boost clock of up to 4.8 GHz boost which when put together is just stunning for a 12 core part.

MD Ryzen 7 5800X “Zen 3” Desktop CPU – 8 Cores / 16 Threads Up To 4.7 GHz For $449 US

The AMD Ryzen 7 5800X is an 8 core and 16 thread CPU. This chip is marketed to be the best 8 core processor in the market for gamers with its impressive clock speeds of 3.8 GHz base and 4.7 GHz boost clocks. The chip features a total of 36 MB of cache and a TDP of 105W. The CPU is expected to be priced at $449.

MD Ryzen 5 5600X “Zen 3” Desktop CPU – 6 Cores / 12 Threads Up To 4.6 GHz For $299 US

The AMD Ryzen 5 5600X is a 6 core and 12 thread CPU. This chip is marketed to be the best 6 core processor in the market for gamers with its impressive clock speeds of 3.7 GHz base and 4.6 GHz boost clocks. The chip features a total of 36 MB of cache and a TDP of 65W. The CPU is expected to be priced at $299.

MD Ryzen 5000 Series “Vermeer” CPU Lineup

CPU NameCores/ThreadsBase ClockBoost ClockCache (L2+L3)PCIe Lanes (Gen 4 CPU+PCH)TDPPriceAMD Ryzen 9 5950X16/32TBA4.9 GHz72 MBTBA105W$799 USAMD Ryzen 9 5900X12/243.7 GHz4.8 GHz70 MBTBA105W$549 USAMD Ryzen 7 5800X8/163.8 GHz4.7 GHz36 MBTBA105W$449 USAMD Ryzen 5 5600X6/123.7 GHz4.6 GHz35 MBTBA65W$299 US

MD Zen 3 Core Architecture Achieves 19% IPC Uplift

The AMD Ryzen 5000 lineup is based on the new Zen 3 core architecture which is made possible with TSMC’s bleeding-edge 7nm process node. The Zen 3 core architecture delivers a 19% uplift in terms of IPC over Zen 2 while also delivering higher performance per watt increases of up to 24% over Zen 2. Compared to Intel’s flagship Core i9-10900K, AMD’s Ryzen 9 CPUs based on the Zen 3 core architecture are up to 2.8x power efficient.

The AMD Zen 3 based Ryzen 5000 AM4 CPU family, codenamed Vermeer, is designed for use in high-performance desktop platforms & will feature up to two CCD’s (Core/Cache Complex Dies) and a single IOD (I/O Die).

Unlike the previous generation design where each CCD comprised of two CCX’s (Core Complexes), the Zen 3 CCD will consist of a single CCX which will feature 8 cores that can run in either a single-thread mode (1T) or a two-thread mode (2T) for up to 16 threads per CCX. Since the chip houses a maximum of two CCDs, the core and thread count will max out at 16 cores and 32 threads which is the same as the existing flagship AM4 desktop CPU, the Ryzen 9 3950X.

Each Zen 3 core will feature 512 KB of L2 cache for a total of 4 MB of L2 cache per CCD. That should equal 8 MB of L2 cache on a dual CCD CPU. Along with the L2 cache, each CCD will also comprise of up to 32 MB of shared L3 cache. For Zen 2, the L3 cache was split between the two CCX’s with each CCX having their own separate (Up To) 16 MB cache. The size of the cache remains the same per CCD but now all cores can share a larger number of L3 cache.

Core Complex Die (CCD):Consists of one CCX

The CCX consists of:

Up to 8 cores where each core may run in single-thread mode (1T) or two-thread SMT mode (2T)

for a total of up to 16 threads per complex512KB of L2 per core for a total of 4MB L2 per CCDUp to 32MB of L3 shared across all cores within the complex
AMD 7nm EPYC Rome, AMD Ryzen 3000, AMD Radeon Navi

AMD demonstrated absolute dominance with its last generation Zen 2 Ryzen 3000 series desktop CPUs and we can expect the same to happen once Zen 3 Ryzen 5000 series desktop CPUs hit the retail shelves.

MD CPU Roadmap (2018-2020)

Ryzen FamilyRyzen 1000 SeriesRyzen 2000 SeriesRyzen 3000 SeriesRyzen 4000 SeriesRyzen 5000 SeriesRyzen 6000 SeriesArchitectureZen (1)Zen (1) / Zen+Zen (2) / Zen+Zen (3) / Zen 2Zen (3)+ / Zen 3?Zen (4) / Zen 3?Process Node14nm14nm / 12nm7nm7nm+ / 7nm7nm+ / 7nm5nm / 7nm+ServerEPYC ‘Naples’EPYC ‘Naples’EPYC ‘Rome’EPYC ‘Milan’EPYC ‘Milan’EPYC ‘Genoa’Max Server Cores / Threads32/6432/6464/12864/128TBDTBDHigh End DesktopRyzen Threadripper 1000 Series (White Haven)Ryzen Threadripper 2000 Series (Coflax)Ryzen Threadripper 3000 Series (Castle Peak)Ryzen Threadripper 4000 Series (Genesis Peak)Ryzen Threadripper 5000 SeriesRyzen Threadripper 6000 SeriesMax HEDT Cores / Threads16/3232/6464/12864/128?TBDTBDMainstream DesktopRyzen 1000 Series (Summit Ridge)Ryzen 2000 Series (Pinnacle Ridge)Ryzen 3000 Series (Matisse)Ryzen 4000 Series (Vermeer)Ryzen 5000 Series (Warhol)Ryzen 6000 Series (Raphael)Max Mainstream Cores / Threads8/168/1616/3216/32TBDTBDBudget APUN/ARyzen 2000 Series (Raven Ridge)Ryzen 3000 Series (Picasso Zen+)Ryzen 4000 Series (Renoir Zen 2)Ryzen 5000 Series (Cezanne Zen 3)Ryzen 5000 Series (Rembrandt Zen 3)Year2017201820192020/20212020/20212022

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