CES 2017: AMD revealed hardware for its upcoming Ryzen™ processors

AMD Ryzen

Last month AMD announced  Ryzen™ processor via their New Horizon event. Ryzen is an upcoming high-end processor from AMD which is all set to go head to head with the Intel’s  Kaby Lake processors. AMD showcased a demo of Battlefield 1 running on both Intel and Ryzen computers and the frame rates were almost identical. Ryzen is legit, it has got power. AMD announced 16 high-performance AM4 motherboards. In addition to 17 high-end PC builds. AMD is pretty confident that 2017 will the year of Ryzen™.

Top five AMD partners ASRock, Asus, Biostar, Gigabyte, and MSI launched the compatible motherboards for AMD Ryzen. AMD said the motherboards are designed for those who need the most performance, cutting-edge features, and superior I/O connectivity from their PCs including support for overclocking1, and dual graphics. AMD will be launching two Ryzen processors: the X370 and X300. The X300 features an AMD Ryzen-ready AM4 socket. Following are some key features of AMD Ryzen processors,

  • Dual-channel DDR4 memory
  • NVMe
  • M.2 SATA devices
  • USB 3.1 Gen 1 and Gen 2
  • PCIe® 3.0 capability2

New Motherboards

  • ASRock X370 Taichi, ASRock X370 Gaming K4, ASRock AB350 Gaming K4 & ASRock A320M Pro4
  • Asus B350M-C
  • Biostar X370GT7, Biostar X350GT5 & Biostar X350GT3
  • Gigabyte GA-AX370-Gaming K5, Gigabyte GA-AX370-Gaming 5, Gigabyte AB350-Gaming 3 & Gigabyte A320M-HD3
  • MSI A320M Pro-VD, MSI X370 Xpower Gaming Titanium, MSI B350 Tomahawk & MSI B350M Mortar

For providing the better cooling systems, AMD is working with 15 top cooler manufacturers and vendors to build  CPU coolers for AM4 processors. At their CES panel, AMD also showcased a number of custom desktop PC builds from top manufacturers.

Ryzen Dream PCs

  • Caseking
  • CSL – Computer
  • CyberPower PC
  • Cybertron PC
  • Icoda (Korea)
  • iPason Wuhan
  • Komplett
  • LDLC
  • Maingear
  • Mayn Wuhan
  • Medion AG
  • Mindfactory
  • Oldi (Russia)
  • Origin PC
  • Overclockers UK
  • PC Specialist
  • Icoda (Korea)

AMD Ryzen processors will be available later this year. Stay tuned for the updates.

Source: AMD

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