After all the time of waiting AMD now just released the first part of the new high end CPU line called Ryzen 7 with all new Zen cores to the market. It has been a lot of work in the past years to get the new core ready for launch. Some of the people of the Zen team talk about the work on the Zen core and products, including:
- Suzanne Plummer (Sr. Director Design Engineering)
- Mike Clarke (Sr. Fellow Design Engineering)
- Jim Anderson (Sr. Vice President and GM Computing and Graphics)
- John Taylor (Corp. VP Marketing)
- Gerald Youngblood (Sr. Director Marketing)
- James Prior (Product Manager)
The Ryzen 7 model list:
- AMD Ryzen 7 1800X (8C/16T, 3.6GHz Base/4.0 Turbo, 16MB L3 Cache, 95W TDP, XFR, Socket AM4)
- AMD Ryzen 7 1700X (8C/16T, 3.4GHz Base/3.8 Turbo, 16MB L3 Cache, 95W TDP, XFR, Socket AM4)
- AMD Ryzen 7 1700 (8C/16T, 3.0GHz Base/3.7 Turbo, 16MB L3 Cache, 65W TDP, Socket AM4)
Most of the Ryzen CPUs have their own user friendly auto overclocking feature called XFR.
For advanced users AMD just released the AMD Master Application which is a overclocking and monitoring tool for detailed settings of the CPU. For more information check out the AMD Ryzen Master Overclocking Users Guide. Download of Ryzen Master is available from this site.