Page 3 : Introducing AMD Ryzen, Performance & Power Efficiency, Closing Remarks
Introducing AMD Ryzen
AMD President & CEO Dr. Lisa Su finally revealed that the AMD Zen processor will henceforth be known as the AMD Ryzen processor.
- The AMD Zen “Summit Ridge” processor is officially branded as the AMD Ryzen processor.
AMD Ryzen Performance & Power Efficiency Demo
Dr. Lisa Su then showed off a Blender 3D demonstration of the 3.4 GHz AMD Ryzen’s performance and power efficiency, compared to the Intel Core i7-6900K running at the stock speed of 3.2 GHz (3.7 GHz boost).
- The AMD Ryzen (3.4 GHz, no boost) was a fraction faster than the Intel Core i7-6900K (3.2 GHz base, 3.7 GHz boost).
- At idle, the total power consumption of the 3.4 GHz Ryzen system was about 13.5 W (12.67%) less than a Core i7-6900K system.
- At full load, the total power consumption of the 3.4 GHz Ryzen system was about 3.8 W (1.98%) less than a Core i7-6900K system.
Closing Remarks On The AMD Ryzen Desktop CPU
In her closing remarks on the AMD Ryzen processor, Dr. Lisa Su also touched on the newly-launched Radeon Instinct, the upcoming AMD Vega GPU and Naples server processor.
- The AMD Vega GPU will launch in H1 2016 in both Gaming and Compute applications.
- The first AMD Ryzen “Summit Ridge” processors will officially launch in Q1, 2017.
- The AMD Zen-based server processor, codenamed Naples, will launch in Q2, 2017.
- The AMD Zen-based notebook APU, codenamed Raven Ridge, will launch in H2, 2017.