AMD Releases New Ryzen 7000 Series Processors with 65-Watt TDP

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AMD’s family of Ryzen 7000 Series processors has officially expanded today with the availability of the Ryzen 9 7900, Ryzen 7 7700, and Ryzen 5 7600, three new CPUs that feature a lower TDP of 65 watts. All are readily available for purchase immediately at the usual retailers, according to listings seen at the time of this posting. An AMD Wraith cooler is included with every model.

Ryzen 7000 Series (65 Watt) Specifications

ModelCores / ThreadsBoost / Base FrequencyTotal CacheTDPCoolerSEP (USD)
AMD Ryzen 9 790012C/24TUp to 5.4 GHz / 3.7 GHz76MB65WWraith Prism$429
AMD Ryzen 7 77008C/16TUp to 5.3 GHz / 3.8 GHz40MB65WWraith Prism$329
AMD Ryzen 5 76006C/12TUp to 5.1 GHz / 3.8 GHz38MB65WWraith Stealth$229

From an AMD press release:

Continuing to build on the existing Ryzen 7000 Series Desktop processor lineup, AMD introduced the new Ryzen 9 7900, Ryzen 7 7700 and Ryzen 5 7600 Series processors, delivering exceptional performance. Built on the “Zen 4” architecture and featuring a 65W TDP, the new Ryzen processors are optimized for both efficiency and performance, and come with an included AMD Wraith cooler, expanding options and entry points to the Socket AM5 ecosystem. And with one-click overclocking with Precision Boost Overdrive, you can get an instant performance boost of up to 39% with a water-cooled Ryzen 9 7900 processor.

Additional Ryzen 7000 Series processors will be available starting next month in the form of the Ryzen 9 7950X3D, Ryzen 9 7900X3D, and Ryzen 7 7800X3D, premium Zen 4 CPUs that leverage AMD’s 3D V-Cache technology for even greater performance in gaming and other applications. Pricing remains unknown, but the 16C/32T flagship has been confirmed to feature boost clocks of up to 5.7 GHz and 144 MB of total cache. All are due in February 2023.

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