AMD’s Ryzen 3000 vary of desktop processors reportedly has a ‘Matisse Refresh’ which is imminent, though the corporate might be taking a special method to unleashing new CPUs – presumably to sort out Intel’s new Comet Lake chips – than was indicated in yesterday’s rumor.
We should always stress that this very a lot stays in rumor territory, however the concept is that in line with sources who spoke to Wccftech, AMD is on the brink of unleash three new Ryzen 3000 processors constructed on an optimized 7nm course of.
These could be the Ryzen 9 3900XT, Ryzen 7 3800XT, and Ryzen 5 3600XT, which might apparently exchange the 3900X, 3800X and 3600X respectively.
The refreshed processors will allegedly maintain the identical core counts as the prevailing ‘X’ variants, however will present a lift when it comes to larger clock speeds – maybe a 200MHz or 300MHz enhance – with enhanced overclocking assist besides.
The brand new XT processors have higher tuning when it comes to their enhance algorithms, as effectively, with a promised 5% to 10% efficiency enchancment over the present X fashions. So the concept seems to be to ship a stable efficiency enhance, and higher overclocking chops, to place these CPUs as an much more tempting proposition in comparison with Intel’s freshly launched Comet Lake processors.
The sources contend that these 3900XT, 3800XT and 3600XT variations are coming quickly, and might be revealed on June 16 – not lengthy away now – with the chips anticipated to go on sale July 7.
This all, naturally, assumes that the talked about sources are appropriate, and at this level you can begin chucking the salt round.
Wccftech did present a small picture of purported logos for these processors within the article, presumably equipped to them by their supply(s), but it surely’s not precisely convincing, and will simply have been faked (it’s hardly an early glimpse at a full presentation deck, as we’ve seen previously with extra concrete leaks).
In order that appears shaky, and we’re not completely satisfied in regards to the ‘XT’ product labeling both – that is used within the mannequin names for AMD’s graphics playing cards, so why would the corporate swap a CPU to this naming scheme? Certainly which may appear complicated for shoppers?
Alternatively, we will’t dismiss the rumor on these factors, and it does have additional weight contemplating we’ve already heard hypothesis round this yesterday. As we talked about on the outset, one other rumor factors to AMD having Ryzen 7 3750X and Ryzen 7 3850X chips waiting in the wings, with unveiling and release dates corresponding with the ones we just discussed.
Perhaps adding a little further weight to all this, as well, is AMD seemingly marshaling retailers to drop the price of the Ryzen 9 3900X, perhaps as another move against Comet Lake – or maybe, given this new rumor, to start clearing out stock ahead of the launch of the 3900XT?
As ever, draw your own conclusions, but if these XT processors are indeed incoming, we might see even more killer deals on the 3900X – and the other outgoing Ryzen chips – in the near future.
Finally, note that another possibility is that the launch of Ryzen 4000 ‘Renoir’ desktop APUs may be tied up with the reveal of these purported new XT CPUs in June. After all, the rumor mill has indicated that these APUs should hit the shelves soon.