Ryzen 8000 desktop processor will use Zen 5 CPU and Navi 3.5 GPU
AM5, a novel platform by AMD, was unveiled last year alongside the Ryzen 7000 processor. The company had declared that this platform would remain operative until at least 2026, as was discussed during their recent Meet The Expert webcast, in which they also disclosed the AM5 platform processor’s initial product roadmap.
The image discovered by @harukaz5719 illustrates AMD’s intentions to launch the Ryzen 8000 desktop processor in 2024, utilizing the Zen 5 CPU and Navi 3.5 GPU, architectures that haven’t been formally introduced hitherto. According to rumors, AMD’s next-generation APU, codenamed ‘Strix Point’, will feature an RDNA 3.5 GPU architecture and come equipped with 16 to 40 CUs. This roadmap confirms that this GPU will also be utilized in desktop platforms.
What is rather intriguing is the appearance of Zen 4 + Navi 3.0 products on this roadmap. The integrated graphics of the current Ryzen 7000 desktop processor utilizes RDNA 2 architecture, suggesting that AMD plans to incorporate the Phoenix APU from the mobile platform onto the AM5 desktop platform this year. Although this isn’t a novel concept, as previous Ryzen G series processors were a direct transfer from the mobile platform to the desktop, it solidifies that the Ryzen 7000G APU will indeed be launched this year.
AMD hasn’t previously specified any plans relating to the Ryzen 8000, other than mentioning the next-generation CPU architectures, including Zen 5, Zen 5c, and Zen 5 with 3D V-Cache, which will be fabricated using TSMC’s 4nm and 3nm processes.