Arch: 64-bit, Zen 3
Process: TSMC 7nm
Clock: 3.8GHz (boost 4.6GHz)
Cache: 512KB L1, 4MB L2, 16MB L3
Memory: DDR43200, two-channel
GPU: RX Vega 8 Graphics
Compute units: Eight
GPU cores: 512
AMD’s Ryzen 5000 series of CPUs has been well received, though, like every other manufacturer of CPUs and graphics cards, AMD has been affected by wider semiconductor market issues. Limited supply meant that production priority was given to the high-end chips in both the red team’s CPU and GPU stacks. That means we haven’t seen any affordable Zen 3-based CPUs – at least not in the retail market.
This doesn’t necessarily change today with the introduction of the ‘Cezanne’ family of APUs, which combines its strong Zen 3 architecture with capable Vega-based integrated graphics, and are the first in the retail market since the release of the Zen+ based 3200G and 3400G in mid-2019.
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