09 October 2019
AMD at its event at Computex 2019 announced many 7nm-based products, out of which the highly-anticipated Radeon RX 5000-series gaming graphics card is the one. The new GPU series include RX 5700 and an all-new RDNA 7nm architecture.
According to AMD, the new Navi graphics card offers 25% better performance per clock and 1.5x performance per watt compared to RX Vega. The new GPU will use an improved computational design that it claims will offer better efficiency and IPC with a multi-level cache hierarchy for reduced latency, higher bandwidth, and lower power consumption.
The Radeon RX 5700 will see a head-to-head competition with NVIDIA’s GeForceRTX 2070.
AMD, however, didn’t make any announcement on the pricing details. This means you have to wait a little more. However, availability is happening in July. Also, the company is holding a special event at the annual E3 gaming show in June, where we’d expect to hear more details, including the pricing of the latest Navi graphics card.
AMD also announced the new 7nm-based CPUs at the Computex 2019 event. AMD has announced five new 3rd Gen Ryzen CPUs and the main highlight which gains the most of attraction is Ryzen 9 3900X CPU. The 12-core Ryzen 9 3900X will have a boost clock of 4.6GHz with a base clock of 3.8GHz. It will also pack in 70MB of cache and the price of this CPU is just $499 compared to Intel’s 12-core Core i9-9920X CPU. And, AMD claims the Ryzen 9 3900X will outperform it by 14% in single-threaded tasks and 6 percent in multi-threaded tasks.
Other CPUs included in the announcement are an 8-core, 16-thread Ryzen 7 3700X with good power efficiency of 65 watts. Also, Ryzen 7 3800X with the same number of cores. Compared to the 95W Core i7-9700K, CEO Dr. Lisa Su said the 65 watts Ryzen 7 3700X will outperform it by about 1 percent in a single-threaded task. The Ryzen 7 3800X offers about three percent more performance in single-threaded tasks than a Core i7-9700K and about 37 percent increased performance in multi-threaded tasks, AMD said. Su also showed off the Ryzen 7 3800X outperforming Intel’s vaunted 8-core, 16-thread Core i9-9900K by about 1 percent in single-threaded tasks and about two percent in multi-threaded tasks.
There are other CPUs as well, which were announced at the event but didn’t get a mention during the keynote. These include the 6-core, 12-thread Ryzen 5 3600X and the 6-core, 12-thread Ryzen 5 3600.