This year AMD will launch the Ryzen 7000 series based on the Zen 4 architecture, and the new generation of processors codenamed Raphael will use the new AM5 socket (LGA 1718), manufactured using TSMC’s 5nm process, it integrates RDNA 2 architecture core display, supports PCIe 5.0 and dual-channel DDR5-5200 memory. In addition to supporting USB 3.2, the new platform may also have native USB 4.0.
Recently, Twitter user @BenchLeaks
discovered that Raphael’s first production model ID, “100-000000514-03_N”, seems to have appeared in MilkyWay@home, which belongs to Family 25 Model 97 Stepping 1, but it is still listed as an engineering sample. It is reported that this is likely to be Raphael’s B1 stepping, and the Ryzen 7000 series will enter the pre-production stage.
As with past leaks, this new CPU is an 8-core version with 1MB of L2 cache per core, double the size of current Zen 3-based processors.
It is rumored that AMD will release the Ryzen 7000
series processors early, and the time may be selected at Computex 2022 held in May this year, earlier than the second half of 2022 announced at CES 2022. Although the release time has been brought forward, the AM5 platform is likely to be gradually available until the middle of the third quarter of this year.