AMD chief government Lisa Su mentioned Wednesday that her firm will probably be launching its next-generation Zen Three microprocessors on October 8.
“It’s going to be an thrilling fall for avid gamers… time to begin a brand new journey with @AMDRyzen Zen3 and @Radeon RDNA2,” Su tweeted, just under a small promotional video of the launch that marketed the October Eight launch date. (AMD right this moment additionally confirmed the October 28 launch of its “Huge Navi” Radeon RX 6000 sequence playing cards to tackle Nvidia.)
The announcement comes after some hypothesis that AMD would delay the launch of its next-generation Zen Three cores, the premise of its Ryzen chips for desktop and cell. These desktop and cell chips are anticipated to incorporate the Cezanne APU, with mainstream and high-end desktop elements codenamed Vermeer. An fanatic and workstation model is reportedly codenamed Genesis Peak. AMD had denied a report that the corporate was primarily planning to take advantage of the present Ryzen 3000 era for one more few months, pushing the launch date into 2021.
Revered website Wikichips.org says the brand new Zen Three structure will probably be primarily based on a 7nm+ course of, supply 20 p.c extra density, and 10 p.c energy discount in comparison with Zen 2.
AMD has mentioned that it’ll proceed to make use of its AM4 processor socket straight by means of its subsequent era of Zen Three processors, fulfilling the pledge it made to proceed the socket by means of 2020. AMD did say in Could, nevertheless, that any chipset earlier than the “500 sequence” era—principally, every little thing however the X570 and B550—is not going to be supported by AMD’s Zen 3.
In addition to confirming the manufacturing course of, AMD has mentioned little extra about what customers can count on for the Zen 3 / Ryzen 4000 sequence, or when the primary processors primarily based on the brand new structure will truly ship. It appears to be like like we’ll have some solutions in a number of weeks’ time.