AMD’s Ryzen 3rd Generation CPUs to Reportedly Launch in July

AMD's Ryzen 3rd Generation CPUs to Reportedly Launch in July

AMD’s Ryzen 3rd Generation CPUs to Reportedly Launch in July

Rumour has it that AMD plans to release their Ryzen 3rd Generation of Zen 2-based processors in July, after a major announcement at Computex 2019, which will reportedly feature both Navi and Matisse (Desktop Zen 2). 

Computex 2019 is dated between May 28th and June 1st, over a month before AMD’s rumoured launch date of July 7th, when both Ryzen 3000 series processors and compatible X570 motherboards are expected to become available simultaneously. So far, AMD’s official statements regarding desktop Ryzen processors have indicated a mid-2019 launch. 

AMD's Ryzen 3rd Generation CPUs to Reportedly Launch in July  

AMD’s Ryzen 3rd Generation processors will release with PCIe 4.0 support and be compliant with today’s AM4 motherboards, all thinks to AMD’s ongoing commitment to their AM4 socket. AMD’s rumoured increase in AM4 core counts are not expected to have a negative impact on existing motherboards, thanks to both the increased efficiency of their Zen 2 core design and their use of TSMC’s leading-edge 7nm lithography node. 

Owners of AM4-based systems should be able to update their motherboard’s BIOS to deliver Ryzen 3000 series compatibility, which is great news for Ryzen users who have an upgrade itch. At this time it is unknown how newer AM4 motherboard designs will benefit AMD’s Ryzen 3000 series processors, though features like Precision Boost and Extended Frequency Range are likely to be improved with newer mainboard designs. 

According to the image below, which is from planet3dnow, most major AM4 motherboard providers plan to support AMD’s Ryzen 3000 series processors. 

AMD's Ryzen 3rd Generation CPUs to Reportedly Launch in July

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