AMDCEO Lisa Sugave the Computex keynote in Taipeias of late, the first time the company has been invited to create so (the match formally begins tomorrow). For the length of the presentation, AMD unveiled news about its chips and graphics processors that could amplify rigidity on opponents Intel and Nvidia, each by methodology of pricing and efficiency.


All new third-skills Ryzen CPUs, the first with 7-nanometer desktop chips, will scamper on sale on July 7. The showstopper of Su’s keynote was the announcement of AMD’s 12-core, 24-thread Ryzen 9 3900x chip, the flagship of its third-skills Ryzen family. This could moreover retail starting at $499, half of the price of Intel’s competing Core i9 9920X chipset, which is priced at $1,189 and up.

The 3900x has 4.6 Ghz enhance tempo and 70 MB of total cache and uses 105 watts of thermal invent vitality (versus the i9 9920x’s 165 watts), making it more ambiance friendly. AMD says that in a Blender demo against Intel i9-9920x, the 3900x done about 18 p.c more mercurial.

Starting costs for other chips in the family are $199 for the 6-core, 12-thread 3600; $329 for the 8-core, 16-thread Ryzen 3700x (with 4.4 Ghz enhance, 36 MB of total cache and a 65 watt TDP); and $399 for the 8-core, 16-thread Ryzen 3800X (4.5 Ghz, 32MB cache, 105w).


AMD also revealed that its firstNavigraphics processor devices could well well be the Radeon RX 5000 series. Pricing is being carefully watched because it goes to moreover rigidity Nvidia to bring down costs on competing merchandise. AMD announced that the GPUs will be on hand in July, but more miniature print, including pricing, efficiency and new capabilities, won’t be announced unless E3 next month in Los Angeles.

Records processors

AMD announced that its EPYC Rome data center processors, first demoed at CES in January, will open next quarter, one quarter sooner than beforehand anticipated, to compete with Intel’s Cascade Lake. AMD says that all the plot via a benchmark test, EPYC Rome performed twice as hasty as Cascade Lake.