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AMD Ryzen available for pre-order, specs and price revealed

By Chester Labaco - on 22 Feb 2017, 11:35pm

AMD Ryzen available for pre-order, specs and price revealed

AMD has announced the global launch of AMD Ryzen 7 desktop processors, with pre-orders starting today from more than 180 e-tailers and botique OEMs. After four years and more than two million engineering hours of development, Ryzen is now ready to unleash its potential, shake up the market, and connect millions more people to high performance personal computing.

AMD specifically designed the Ryzen CPUs for PC gamers, creators, and enthusiasts with 8-cores, 16-threads, and the new AM4 desktop platform. Product demonstrations featured Ryzen 7 1800X outperforming a similarly configured 8-core, 16-thread Intel Core i7-6900K in Cinebench R15 multi-threaded and Handbrake-based video transcoding, as well as 4K gaming performance.

Here are the complete specs and pricing of AMD's Ryzen CPUs:

Ryzen 7 CPUs
Product Line Model Base Clock Boost Clock TDP Included Cooler SRP
Ryzen 7 1800X 3.6GHz 4.0GHz 95 N/A PhP 27,000
Ryzen 7 1700X 3.4GHz 3.8GHz 95 N/A PhP 21,000
Ryzen 7 1700 3.0GHz 3.7GHz 65 Wraith Spire PhP 17,500

With pre-orders beginning today, AMD's Ryzen CPUs will be available to the masses on March 2, 2017.