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AMD Announces 16-Core Ryzen CPU and Two Navi Radeon GPUs

AMD Announces 16-Core Ryzen CPU and Two Navi Radeon GPUs

Earlier today, AMD has revealed its highly anticipated Navi GPUs along with a 16-core Ryzen CPU during its E3 press conference. During the event, the company also revealed more details of its RDNA graphics.

First off, AMD unveiled Ryzen 9 3950X CPU during the event to round of the company’s Ryzen 3000 processor family. The latest processor is a 16-core, 32 thread processor with a base clock of 3.5 GHz and 4.7 GHz Boost clock. The processor also boasts 72MB total cache. During the event, the company revealed that the processor will be released later in September.

As for the highly anticipated Navi graphics cards, AMD announced Radeon RX 5700 series which includes the RX 5700 XT and the RX 5700. First of the two cards, RX5700 XT features 40 compute units and 2,560 stream processors which should give decent performance boosts over previous generation cards. According to the company, gamers will be able to overclock the card up to a 1,905MHz from the base clock of 1,755 MHz.

As for the second graphics cards in the lineup, RX 5700 is a step down from the XT model as it will offer 36 compute units and 2,304 stream processors for up to 7.95 TFLOPs of performance. You can also overclock the GPU to 1,725MHz from base clock of 1,625MHz.

While we will have to see how both of these cards line up with Nvidia cards’ performance, according to the benchmark results provided by AMD, RX 5700 XT and the RX 5700 will similar performance to RTX 2070 an RTX 2060 respectively. Both of the graphics cards will be available from July.

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