AMD’s next-generation 5nm Ryzen 7000 desktop chips with Zen 4 are coming in the second half of 2022


AMD teased its next-generation desktop chips at CES 2022, with CEO Lisa Su announcing that its Ryzen 7000 chips, using the company’s upcoming Zen 4 architecture and built on a new 5nm process, will be arriving in the second half of 2022.

The Ryzen 5000 series — led by the flagship Ryzen 5950X — was released in October 2020, when it managed to beat out Intel’s then-top-of-the-line Core i9-10900K. Intel has since reclaimed the gaming crown in most cases with its 12th Gen Core i9-12900K, which were the first desktop chips to be built on Intel’s 10nm process (which the company has since rebranded to “Intel 7”) after years of using its increasingly outdated 14nm tech.

AMD is looking to make another technical jump forward and reclaim its lead…

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Author: Chaim Gartenberg