Meet AMD’s 65W Zen 4 Processors
The unique Zen 4 processors all had TDPs over 100W, with some nearer to 200W making them reasonably inappropriate for small kind issue builds. To rectify that hole, AMD have launched three new processors with a 65W TDP for these in search of a much less toasty construct. The Ryzen 5 7600, Ryzen 7 7700, Ryzen 9 7900 all have that very same TDP, help DDR5 and ship with both the Wraith Stealth or Wraith Prism cooler within the field.
The Ryzen 5 7600 is clocked a bit decrease than it’s X bearing associate, 5.1GHz peak versus 5.3GHz however the cache and built-in GPU stay the identical. The Ryzen 7 7700 loses 100MHz off it’s increase comparatively, operating at 5.3GHz however as with the earlier chip all different specs stay the identical. Lastly the Ryzen 9 7900 is down to five.4GHz from 5.6GHz however apart from that matches the Ryzen 9 7900X.
Tweaktown examined all three in opposition to Intel and AMD’s newest and best processors, in addition to some from the earlier era. When gaming at 1080p you’re unlikely to see any distinction, and whereas the chips do nicely on the opposite assessments, they aren’t fairly as quick as their toasty brethren.
The costs counsel AMD considers these processors to be a unique breed from the X collection processors. At $229, $329, and $429 respectively they’re priced inside about $10 of the CPUs bearing very comparable names. If energy consumption and thermals are usually not a significant concern you’re finest off with the X, however if you’re constructing in a SFF case, these are a superior selection.