AMD in a string of announcements launched the new AMD Ryzen 3000 series, Ryzen 9 3900X processors along with new Radeon RX 5700 XT and Radeon RX 5700 GPUs. Apart from this, the company also released the price details of the 8-core/ 16-thread Ryzen 7 3800X, Ryzen 7 3700X and Ryzen 5 series chipsets.
The new CPUs from the company will use AMD’s Zen 2 architecture and a 7nm manufacturing process. The compatible motherboards based on X570 chipset also released by the manufacturers like Asus, Gigabyte, MSI, ASRock and Biostar today.
AMD Ryzen 3000 Series Processor details
The top-end Ryzen 9 3900X CPU based on 7nm process comes with 12 cores and 24 threads runs at a base speed of 3.8GHz with a 4.6GHz boost speed. Price of the processor fixed atRs 35,990 in India before tax. The price of its competitor, Intel i9 9900K Coffee lake processor is available online on amazon at Rs 45,000.
The mid-range 8-core/ 16-thread Ryzen 7 3800X and Ryzen 7 3700X, priced at Rs. 28,490 and Rs. 24,990 (excluding tax) respectively; while the 6-core/ 12-thread Ryzen 5 3600X and Ryzen 5 3600 priced atRs. 17,690 and Rs. 14,490 (excluding tax) respectively. To compare with its competitor, the Intel i7 ( 8 Core) processor is priced at Rs 35,000 and Intel i5 is priced at Rs 22,000 on Amazon.
Finally, low-end models Ryzen 5 3400G and Ryzen 3 3200G APUs integrated Radeon Vega graphics are priced atRs. 10,990 and Rs. 7,190 (excluding tax) respectively. With this aggressive price, AMD takes on Intel line up of processors with similar performance and speed but at lesser priced for the consumer.
As mentioned, the various motherboard manufacturers have announced compatible boards for this new processor including the Asus ones. They range from the Asus Prime X570-P/CSM, priced at Rs. 13,805 (excluding taxes) to the flagship Asus ROG Crosshair VIII Formula that will cost Rs. 38,150.