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AMD Zen3 to Leverage 7nm+ EUV For 20% Transistor Density Increase

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It's the main reason Ryzen still sucks for high fps gaming. When CPU becomes the bottleneck, Ryzen chokes and gimps the fps. Even at 4.3 GHz on all cores, which is higher than average. Tested and tried, with 3400/CL14 memory.
What absolute nonsense. Ryzen doesn't "suck" for high FPS gaming. I know that for a fact, having owned a 2700X and a 1080 Ti paired with a 1440p/165Hz monitor until I sold everything recently. What you actually mean is it's sligtly slower than a top end Intel chip clocked at 5GHz. That certainly doesn't equal "sucks" by any means. Ryzen still pushes extremely high framerates and provides a great gaming experience, and rarely held back my 1080 Ti in anything. Only a drooling fanboy would claim that it "sucks" just because you can do slightly better by paying a lot more. Keep justifying that 9900K purchase to yourself, kid.
 

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What absolute nonsense. Ryzen doesn't "suck" for high FPS gaming. I know that for a fact, having owned a 2700X and a 1080 Ti paired with a 1440p/165Hz monitor until I sold everything recently. What you actually mean is it's sligtly slower than a top end Intel chip clocked at 5GHz. That certainly doesn't equal "sucks" by any means. Ryzen still pushes extremely high framerates and provides a great gaming experience, and rarely held back my 1080 Ti in anything. Only a drooling fanboy would claim that it "sucks" just because you can do slightly better by paying a lot more. Keep justifying that 9900K purchase to yourself, kid.
Yeah, if slightly means 20-50%.

Calm your tits, kid. Trololol.

My 9900K was free, I don't have to justify anything :laugh:
 

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I'm guessing the biggest news here is there's not that much room left to improve IPC after Zen2 :(
Cause 7nm was pretty much a given for Zen3 anyway.
 
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Do you mean MSI bullshit?
Motherboard makers sell motherboards. I'm pretty sure MSI isn't the only one unhappy with a new generation of CPUs not needing a new motherboard.
Then again, if a new chipset was actually not needed, AMD wouldn't have designed a new one to go with the new CPUs.
 

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I welcome this. I would never use a 3-4 year old motherboard with a brand new CPU anyway.
I remember how many issues this resulted in, back in the days with AM3. And lack of features.
 
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Just ignore it, obvious bait is obvious, he always blows everything way out of proportion to make a point that only applies to a niche. Take special note of the pigeon (poop) avatar.

Yeah, if slightly means 20-50%.

Calm your tits, kid. Trololol.

My 9900K was free, I don't have to justify anything :laugh:
See - I hadn't even arrived at page 2 yet but here we are.

Get a life.
 
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this dude doenst have a 9900k he has a God Processor 10k RTX RGB wtf
Probably due to one of his world-class delids that dropped temps by 30C. :toast: Yes, he delids a soldered proc, don't ask.

So sad. Luckily I know liars when I see them.
 
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I kind of expected Zen 2 will already be delayed to use 7nm EUV.
7nm DUV seems like a recipe for a huge letdown. :/
Yup, it'll be funny to read all the butthurt responses from team red fanboys after the best Zen2 chips will still lag way behind 9900k, 9700k and 8700k in gaming (and maybe even 8600k and 7700k lmao) :D
Ah well, just goes to show once again that waiting for anything from AMD is never a good idea :rolleyes:
 
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DUV vs EUV does not necessarily have an effect on performance of the resulting chip. The difference is complexity of design and production as well as the time it takes to produce the chips. All this translates to (a lot of) money.
 
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Not necessarily, but most likely and seeing that Zen has a LOT of ground to cover in single thread performance before Intel launches their 10nm (which they eventually will, despite all the delays), this does not bode well for them at all...
 
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Not necessarily, but most likely and seeing that Zen has a LOT of ground to cover in single thread performance before Intel launches their 10nm (which they eventually will, despite all the delays), this does not bode well for them at all...
Yet another obvious troll who sole purpose was to sign up and trash amd, please tell me more :nutkick:
 
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Not necessarily, but most likely and seeing that Zen has a LOT of ground to cover in single thread performance before Intel launches their 10nm (which they eventually will, despite all the delays), this does not bode well for them at all...
I don't think Intel will launch their 10nm chips. They have had a myriad of problems with that process but bear in mind that it was really 10nm.
 
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Yet another obvious troll who sole purpose was to sign up and trash amd, please tell me more :nutkick:
No real need as they're doing a terrific job of that themselves; enormously disappointing Radeon 7 launch recently, all (or at least most) of the mantras of AM4 longevity down the drain with 300 chipsets, sub par performance of zen2 (compared to the hype - they might be somewhat decent in absolute terms at least for mid range) all but confirmed... Need I go any longer?
I don't think Intel will launch their 10nm chips. They have had a myriad of problems with that process but bear in mind that it was really 10nm.
Well the other option of course is them going directly to 7nm as well which might take a bit longer but we all know what that spells for Zen2/Zen2+ :eek:
 
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Because AMD had no problem launching mobile 3000-series on current Zen.
This came as no surprise, as ALL 14 nm APU's (2200G, 2400G, 2700U...) should've been part of the 1000 series. (Yes, I know they're different from the Summit Ridge 1000)

Basically, what AMD is trying to tell us is that the xxxx CPU's and the xxxxG/U APU's are not in the same series, they just happen to begin with the same number.
 
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No real need as they're doing a terrific job of that themselves; enormously disappointing Radeon 7 launch recently, all (or at least most) of the mantras of AM4 longevity down the drain with 300 chipsets, sub par performance of zen2 (compared to the hype - they might be somewhat decent in absolute terms at least for mid range) all but confirmed... Need I go any longer?

Well the other option of course is them going directly to 7nm as well which might take a bit longer but we all know what that spells for Zen2/Zen2+ :eek:
Oh you mean by a whopping 7% at 1080p and 3% at 1440p yes, abysmal performance indeed.

Please don't feed the troll ppl
 
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Ryzen still sucks for high fps gaming. When CPU becomes the bottleneck
The CPU doesn't become bottleneck in "high fps gaming". It becomes bottleneck only at low resolutions and games that doesn't scale well and benefit from high core counts, as in old DX gammes and games badly ported from consoles
 
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I don't think Intel will launch their 10nm chips.
If Zen 2 is 7nm DUV (also known as N7, the same AMD used for Radeon VII), I doubt Intel really needs 10nm to compete.
They can keep polishing 14nm and focus on their 7nm - to compete with Zen 3 based on TSMC 7nm EUV (N6?) coming next year at best.
This came as no surprise, as ALL 14 nm APU's (2200G, 2400G, 2700U...) should've been part of the 1000 series. (Yes, I know they're different from the Summit Ridge 1000)

Basically, what AMD is trying to tell us is that the xxxx CPU's and the xxxxG/U APU's are not in the same series, they just happen to begin with the same number.
But most marketing materials and AGESA leaks mention Ryzen 3000-series, not Zen 2 or 7nm.
People interpret this as Zen 2, but there's no actual guarantee. X370 motherboards (after update) may as well be compatible just with Ryzen 3000-series based on Zen+ (be it APU or not).
DUV vs EUV does not necessarily have an effect on performance of the resulting chip. The difference is complexity of design and production as well as the time it takes to produce the chips. All this translates to (a lot of) money.
Correct. Which means Zen 2 is sure to be expensive*, while it's unknown at this point how much performance/efficiency gain we could get**.
It does seem like Zen 2 will be very short-lived. Basically, they're launching this only because Intel caught up on core count.
And if Zen 2 turns out to be the last generation for AM4, then the "great upgrade path" will suddenly look a lot less great.

*) so why make <=8C Zen2 at all? Why not refresh Zen+ for this segment and save Zen2 for 12-core and up? These refreshed Zen+ 3000-series would surely work on X370...
**) Radeon VII ;-(
 
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And if Zen 2 turns out to be the last generation for AM4, then the "great upgrade path" will suddenly look a lot less great.
No. Even at 3 generations (Zen, Zen+ and Zen) it would be much greater than what Intel has been doing for almost 8 years, changing chipset every year even when there were no "technical" need for that at all.
Just stop trying to find flaws with everything AMD does and justify everything devlish Intel and it's beaouches (MSI, Asus etc) been doing
 
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If Zen 2 is 7nm DUV (also known as N7, the same AMD used for Radeon VII), I doubt Intel really needs 10nm to compete.
They can keep polishing 14nm and focus on their 7nm - to compete with Zen 3 based on TSMC 7nm EUV (N6?) coming next year at best.

But most marketing materials and AGESA leaks mention Ryzen 3000-series, not Zen 2 or 7nm.
People interpret this as Zen 2, but there's no actual guarantee. X370 motherboards (after update) may as well be compatible just with Ryzen 3000-series based on Zen+ (be it APU or not).

Correct. Which means Zen 2 is sure to be expensive*, while it's unknown at this point how much performance/efficiency gain we could get**.
It does seem like Zen 2 will be very short-lived. Basically, they're launching this only because Intel caught up on core count.
And if Zen 2 turns out to be the last generation for AM4, then the "great upgrade path" will suddenly look a lot less great.

*) so why make <=8C Zen2 at all? Why not refresh Zen+ for this segment and save Zen2 for 12-core and up? These refreshed Zen+ 3000-series would surely work on X370...
**) Radeon VII ;-(
True, Intel only really needs 10nm if their 7nm is 2 or more years away, otherwise 14nm+ will easily carry them over as 7nm DUV from AMD simply won't be on par as so painfully demonstrated by the Laugheon VII (many will hurry to point out that they are two completely different things, but I beg to differ - scaling 14 -> 7 will almost certainly be very similar).
And yeah, if Zen2 in this form (with perhaps 8 cores max too boot) will be the last thing that will work on 400 series chipsets (or even 300 for that matter), then that will only be marginally better than on Intel's platforms and nowhere close to what has been so pompously advertised. :rolleyes:
 
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