AMD Chair and CEO Dr. Lisa Su had plenty to say during her keynote at Computex 2022 today regarding red team’s next-generation 600-Series chipset and Ryzen 7000 Series processors, but one of the more surprising things pertained to the company’s current AM4 platform. Despite being a five-year platform that has already boasted support for as many as five architectures, four processor nodes, and over a hundred Ryzen SKUs, Su suggested during the event that AMD would continue supporting the AM4 platform “for many years to come,” calling it a “great platform.” Socket AM4 was originally announced all the way back in September 2016, ushering in support for AMD’s fledgling family of first-generation Ryzen processors leveraging the Zen architecture.
[…] when you look at the numbers compared to the best gaming processor from the competition, the 5800x3D wins across a broad range of games. It is the world’s fastest gaming CPU, and importantly, it delivers that leadership performance while using significantly less power. Now, while M4 is a great platform that will continue for many years to come, building the best PCs is always about pushing the envelope.