AMD to launch AMD Ryzen 7 Desktop PC processsors

Set for release on 2 March, 2017, the processors were developed over a period of four years.

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AMD to launch AMD Ryzen 7 Desktop PC processsors the new processors are designed for high-performance PC gaming, digital content creators, as well as tech enthusiasts.
By  Alexander Pieri Published  February 23, 2017

AMD, a developer of high-performance computing graphics and visualisation technologies, has announced the global launch of AMD 7 desktop processors.

Following a lengthy development cycle that lasted four years and consumed more than two million engineering hours of development, the new processors are designed for high-performance PC gaming, digital content creators, as well as tech enthusiasts.

Though set for release on 2 March, 2017, the processors are available for pre-order at more than 180 global retailers and boutique OEMs.

"Four years ago we began development of our ‘Zen' processor core with the goal to deliver unprecedented generational performance gains and return choice and innovation to the high-performance computing market," said Dr. Lisa Su, president and CEO of AMD.

"On March 2, enthusiasts and gamers around the world will experience ‘Zen' in action, as we launch our Ryzen 7 family of processors and reinvigorate the desktop computing market."

During a live global press event, AMD showcased the flagship product as part of the new desktop processor range - the Ryzen 7 1800X, which sports an 8-core desktop processor. Also on display at the event was the Ryzen 7 1700 with an 8-core desktop processor.

In conjunction with the new processors, AMD is also offering novel thermal solutions based on the original Wraith coolers launched in 2016. These comprise of the new Wraith Spire and Wraith Stealth coolers, which offers robust and near-silent performance at a quiet 32 decibels.

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