AMD forward, and on!

AMD in recent months, has released new versions of its Ryzen processors that have made the market tremble. Anyone with an Intel processor is suspicious. Those who do not have it yet, watch the situation unfold, and those who have an AMD processor, say that they do not let anything go.

And AMD will launch in the second half of 2019, the third generation of Ryzen processors, leaving Intel literally eating dust, with a processor that could be the best in the world, the Ryzen 9 3000 with incredible 5.2 Ghz of real speeds with just 135 TDP.

Learn more about the Ryzen processor lines, and the difference between Ryzen 3, 5, 7 and 9, and their generations.

AMD Ryzen - AM4

AMD initially launched 3 lines:

- Ryzen 3: Aimed at competing with Intel's i3 processors.
- Ryzen 5: Aimed at competing with Intel's i5 processors.
- Ryzen 7: Aimed at competing with Intel's i7 processors.

Only Intel decided to launch a new processor after these releases: A Core i9.

Then AMD, as if ready to counterattack, came strong with Ryzen 9, obviously, to compete with the i9, leaving Intel unprepared once again.

Then the second generation appeared in 2018, so we have Ryzen 3 2000 and so on, Ryzen 5, Ryzen 7 and Ryzen 9, of the second generation, or also Ryzen 2000, based on the 12 nm Zen + architecture.

Some say that there is not much difference between generations, but several motherboards, however much they support socket AM4, only support the first generation, without support for the second (and possibly without support for the third generation).

Checking the compatibility of the motherboard with the new processors even if it is from the same socket with the manufacturer is essential to avoid problems.

In the new processor scenarios, we will have the Zen 2 architecture based on 7 nm, which is the smallest lithography ever created.

Ryzen - Threadripper

Threadripper processors look like they came from servers to ordinary consumers, and apparently this is what really happened. The popularization of reliable and high performance platform, at low, much lower costs.

Some say it is nothing more than 2 processors joined together, with their separate pinout for each actual processor, mainly due to the difference in pins for each socket (4094 vs 1331) compared to AM4, and the socket name is very easy to memorize: TR4. (ThreadRipper 4).

Socket, motherboard, and processor designed to fit together, but apparently it can be a platform geared only for enthusiasts, even because the 7 nm Zen 2 architecture will also be used in the third generation.

So, we have a parallel line of Ryzen 3, 5, 7, 9 and Threadripper using a specific socket for it, and all the others use AM4.

The main difference between the 2 sockets is that the TR4 leaves the pins on the motherboard, just like Intel processors (AM4 still has the pins on the processor).

AMD's future

The future looks promising, especially with the recent security flaws found in Intel processors and the technology of predicting results, which will make all processors of the current generation go to waste, being useless and security risk, since the security breach is architecture-based, and can be explored in sandbox environments and even virtualized environments.

Lucky for those with infrastructure with AMD processors, isn't it? We believe in the future of the company and continue to deliver good processors to consumers, and to the server line.

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