AMD Ryzen Release Date, News & Update: Why March 2017 Release Is Biggest Threat To Intel Dominance?

By Henry Abragan , Updated Dec 23, 2016 05:59 PM EST
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AMD Ryzen CPU specs revelation has brought huge noise on the web. However, other details are still being speculated, including the date of release and the likely price of AMD Ryzen.

AMD Ryzen Specs Threaten Intel Dominance

The AMD Ryzen is reported to come at 8-core, 16-thread and 3.4 clock  speed, which earned positive response from consumers and attracted a massive audience. That said, rumors claim of a likely consumer shift, from Intel to AMD Ryzen, when the Zen-based processor architecture is released in March 2017.

AMD Ryzen previous reports indicate that the processor will be priced at $800, which gives a little room for an Intel processor pricing. Aside from that, a different scenario was also presented that would likely break the dominance of Intel in the CPU market. Based on some leaks, if the 8-core AMD Ryzen Zen is offered at $500, then the consumers will likely shift to AMD since the processor's performance is reported to bring a core i7 capability in a much affordable price.

However, the leaks and reports have not been confirmed yet, which means that the information regarding AMD Ryzen should be taken with a grain of salt. The consumers would have to wait for the AMD Ryzen to come as hyped, and if Intel will have something to offer in response to the upcoming challenge, according to report.

AMD Ryzen Release May Encourage Investors in 2017

AMD Ryzen initial benchmarks show that the CPUs are significantly better in terms of  performance compared to Intel's 5th generation chips. This could mean that the new AMD Ryzen stock will continue to rise.

AMD Ryzen reports also suggest that those who have AMD have earned the biggest profits in the technology industry. The AMD company reportedly went from $2 per share in February to $10.90 per share in Dec. 19, which is almost 450 percent within just  a  year, according to Financial Buzz.

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