AMD has been performing admirably well. Especially since the launch of AMD’s Ryzen processors last year. Fast-forward a year and a half later, and here we have AMD planning to release successors to those processors.
AMD’s Lisa Su official revealed boxes of what seemed to be boxes of AMD’s Ryzen 5 and 7 processors this morning. Since there has been a few rumors and leaks that have made their way onto the internet, AMD’s hype for their next-gen CPUs have been re-ignited. These leaked CPUs and motherboards are here to support AMD’s 2nd-gen Ryzen CPUs that would carry the 2XXX series of models. Additionally, based off of the image and how AMD released the Ryzen 7 and 5 last year, it seems like Ryzen 7 2XXX and Ryzen 5 2XXX CPUs should be releasing pretty soon. While, the lower-end Ryzen 3 SKUs carrying the 2XXX series should release later this year.
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Motherboards that support these new chips have been leaking as well lately. As we recently reported, Gigabyte’s X470 series of motherboards have been leaking lately. Not only does this signal a new breed of excitement, but it should also put AMD is an excellent spot for 2019 if they nail these new Ryzen 2nd-Gen CPUs, especially with the improvements Intel’s latest 6-core/12-thread Core i7-8700k brought to the table.
Even though there’s a number of leaked reviews, most of these reviews were done on last-gen X370/B350 motherboard leading to an un-optimized pathway for these CPUs. Let’s hope to see some decent improvements with this release.
Source | Lisa Su Twitter