Over the weekend, AMD officially listed the Ryzen 5 7500F processor on their web site. Though preliminary studies pointed in the direction of a China-only launch, and at current, that a lot is true, the Ryzen 5 7500F is heading in the direction of international availability, no less than in accordance with AMD. With a reported MSRP of round $179, the Ryzen 5 7500F is at the moment the most cost effective Zen 4-based desktop processor. It comes with six Zen 4 cores and is comparable in specs to the Ryzen 5 7600, albeit with just a few variances. Most significantly, it would not function AMD’s RDNA 2 built-in graphics, as seen on different Ryzen 7000 SKUs.

When AMD initially launched their Ryzen 7000 desktop processors based mostly on their newest Zen 4 microarchitecture in September final yr, they acquired many efficiency and energy effectivity plaudits. One space that did not shine so brightly was in worth, as AMD’s Ryzen 7000 processors solely assist DDR5, and on the time, AMD’s new (on the time) AM5 platform was hardly low cost. Quick ahead to now, and AMD appears to be like to rectify that with their first sub $200 chip based mostly on Zen 4, the Ryzen 5 7500F.

AMD Ryzen 5 Sequence Line-Up (Sub $300)
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TDP PPT Worth $
Ryzen 5 7600X 6C / 12T 4.7 GHz 5.3 GHz DDR5-5200 32 MB 105 W 142 W $299
Ryzen 5 7600 6C / 12T 3.8 GHz 5.1 GHz DDR5-5200 32 MB 65 W 88 W $227
Ryzen 5 7500F 6C / 12T 3.7 GHz 5.0 GHz DDR5-5200 32 MB 65 W 88 W $179?*

*Worth as reported by Toms Hardware & TechPowerUp

Regardless of solely being out there on the time of writing within the Chinese language market, the AMD Ryzen 5 7500F advantages from six Zen 4 cores (and 12 threads), in addition to a base frequency of three.7 GHz and a turbo of as much as 5.0 GHz. As with different Ryzen 5 fashions, such because the 7600X and 7600, the 7500F additionally has 32 MB of L3 cache. It additionally aligns with the extra environment friendly Ryzen 5 7600 and, as such, has a 65 W base TDP with a Package deal Energy Monitoring (PPT) of as much as 88 W.

Probably the most important distinction between the Ryzen 5 7500F and the opposite Ryzen 7000 collection processors is it appears to be the primary Zen 4-based CPU to omit built-in graphics. Though the opposite Ryzen 7000 collection chips use RDNA 2-based built-in graphics, which, though not adequate to sport with at first rate body charges, does present different advantages as it’s greater than highly effective sufficient to function typical desktop work. The Ryzen 5 7500F does retain all the opposite advantages of the Zen 4 and AM5 platform, reminiscent of 28 x PCIe 5.0 lanes and assist for a fully-fledged high-performance PCIe 5.0 x4 M.2 SSD.

All at the moment related critiques of the Ryzen 5 7500F are from Chinese language and South Korean media retailers. As we talked about, it’s because, technically, the one place customers can at the moment purchase this chip is in China. Nonetheless, issues level to a subsequent international launch additional down the road or imminently in different areas reminiscent of North America and Europe.

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