AMD Benchmarks: Ryzen 9 7900 Up to 31% Faster Than Ryzen 9 5900X in Gaming, Launches January 10 alongside Ryzen 7 7700 and Ryzen 5 7600

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AMD’s new Ryzen 9 7900 processor features up to 31% better gaming performance than the Ryzen 9 5900X in select titles that include DOTA 2, according to first-party benchmarks from AMD that have leaked online and suggest that the CPU also features up to 48% better performance in certain rendering software (i.e., Corona Render) for creators.

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The leak originates from VideoCardz, which coupled the benchmarks above with a separate slide that can confirm the launch date and pricing for AMD’s new non-X Ryzen 7000 Series processors.

The Ryzen 9 7900 will cost $429, while the Ryzen 7 7700 and Ryzen 5 7600 will cost $329 and $229, respectively.

All of these CPUs will be available beginning on Tuesday, January 10, which is just two weeks away.

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AMD’s new Ryzen 7000 Series processors comes just a few months after its current Zen 4 options, which launched on August 29, 2022, and include the Ryzen 9 7950X, a 16C/32T flagship that features boost frequencies of up to 5.7 GHz and a TDP of 170 watts.

The Ryzen 9 7950X’s SEP is $699 but can be purchased for under $570 at the time of this posting, according to listings that can be found online at retailers that include Amazon.

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