AMD has already confirmed that the Zen 4 and RDNA 3 architectures should only hit the market in 2022, however, today we already had a preview of the AMD AM5 processor socket with LGA 1718 pin design. Check out the renderings provided by ExecutableFix now.
The socket AM5 LGA 1718 leaked today shows a design similar to that seen on Intel CPUs. Upcoming AMD Raphael CPUs for Desktops that will have Zen 4 architecture will use this architecture. The first CPUs of this lineup are expected to be released in 2022. Worth noting that the socket shown in the renderings has only one lock and indicates that the new CPUs will have a grid array with pins integrated into the socket itself.
The renders also reveal that AMD Ryzen Raphael Desktop CPUs. These CPUs pack a 45 x 45 mm square shape with heat diffuser with sides similar to the IHS of Intel Core-X HEDT CPUs. Worth noting that it’s too soo to make speculations and believe on info regarding the new Raphael processors from AMD. However, they should suceed the Ryzen 5000 series based on Zen 3 architecture. According to rumors, they will be fabbed on a 5 nm process. Moreover, they will be able to reach 5 GHz clock speed wit 25% IPC or even above.
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The biggest manufacturers of electronic components suffered from the shortage of chips. That’s a direct result from the pandemic that hit the world. AMD was among the list of companies affected by the crisis. The company needed to rethink some of its plans to adapt to the new reality.
Among the projects that the manufacturer has been working on for a while are Ryzen CPUs with Zen 4 architecture and Radeon RX GPUs with RDNA 3 technology. The initial forecast was that the next generations would be released in 2021. However, AMD had to change the dates and now confirmed that they will only hit the market next year.
The information was given by AMD CEO Lisa Su during an investor meeting. No date has been specified, rumors indicate that the release is likely to take place in the fourth quarter of 2022. Furthermore, we may even see the two products being released simultaneously, or at least very close together.