AMD’s first 3D V-Cache CPU, the Ryzen 7 5800X3D, is rumored to obtain a value lower subsequent month when the corporate launches its newest Zen 4 chips.

AMD Reportedly Planning Price Cut For Ryzen 7 5800X3D CPUs As Ryzen 7000 “Zen 4” Launch Approaches

The rumor comes from Greymon55 who states that the has heard that AMD may be making ready a value lower for its solely 3D V-Cache chip, the Ryzen 7 5800X3D. AMD launched the Ryzen 7 5800X3D again in April and we acquired to see the advantages the 3D V-Cache needed to provide, delivering sooner gaming efficiency that even outclasses the Intel Core i9-12900KS. Now, 5 months later, the chip will be receiving a value lower although it’s but to be confirmed whether or not this will probably be a retailer-specific value adjustment following the launch of the Ryzen 7000 CPUs on the fifteenth of September or an official AMD value lower.

I heard the value of the 5800X3D will probably be lowered subsequent month.I believe the ZEN4 gaming perf will probably be superb.

— Greymon55 (@greymon55) August 10, 2022

The AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D launched at an MSRP of $449 US and though the CPU has been out for some time, its value has solely seen a $10 US drop all the way down to $439.98 US at Newegg and Amazon. It seems to be just like the 5800X3D is the one chip out of the Ryzen 5000 collection lineup that hasn’t seen value cuts already because the others have dropped fairly a bit to make room for the Ryzen 7000 “Zen 4” line.

Yesterday, we acquired to study some preliminary costs of Zen 4 CPUs and it seems to be like the one 8-core half, which ought to technically be changing the 5800X3D, goes to be priced at $299 US and that is one spectacular value level given its insane clock pace enchancment over its predecessor.

AMD's Ryzen 7000

AMD’s Ryzen 7000 “Zen 4” CPUs will probably be providing clock speeds of as much as 5.7 GHz. (Image Credits: AMD)

Now we will debate whether or not clock speeds or cache speeds matter probably the most in gaming however we have now already seen the outcomes. Interestingly, the wording utilized by the leaker claims that Zen 4 gaming efficiency will probably be “Amazing”. So it seems to be just like the 5800X3D would possibly find yourself barely slower or on par with the Ryzen 7 7700X and that ought to immediate AMD and its companions to drop the costs significantly.

The different a part of the equation is the truth that apart from the AMD Ryzen 7000 “Zen 4” components, the 3D V-Cache Ryzen 7000X3D CPUs are additionally anticipated to be launched later this yr. And we have now seen that AMD has left the sphere open between the 8-core Ryzen 7 7700X and 12-core Ryzen 9 7900X to a possible Ryzen 7 7800X3D SKU. It stays to be seen whether or not AMD would launch each, a typical 8-core Ryzen 7 7800X and a V-Cache Ryzen 7 7800X3D or only one SKU however given that there is room for no less than two SKUs between the $299 US and the $599 US bracket, it might be doable that we will get two extra Ryzen SKUs by the top of this yr. But the extra essential query is, will AMD nonetheless stick to only 8-core V-Cache components or provide one thing extra premium?

AMD Ryzen 7000 ‘Raphael’ Desktop CPU Specs:

CPU Name Architecture Process Node Cores / Threads Base Clock Boost Clock (SC Max) Cache TDP Prices (TBD)
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X Zen 4 5nm 16/32 4.5 GHz 5.7 GHz 80 MB (64+16) 170W >$799 US
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X Zen 4 5nm 12/24 4.7 GHz 5.6 GHz 76 MB (64+12) 170W >$599 US
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X Zen 4 5nm 8/16 TBD TBD TBD TBD >$449 US
AMD Ryzen 7 7700X Zen 4 5nm 8/16 4.5 GHz 5.4 GHz 40 MB (32+8) 105W ~$299 US
AMD Ryzen 5 7600X Zen 4 5nm 6/12 4.7 GHz 5.3 GHz 38 MB (32+6) 105W >$229 US

Which AMD Ryzen 7000 Desktop CPUs are you most excited by?