AMD Ryzen Pre-order begins on Feb 22, delivery scheduled on March 2nd


Finally, Ryze chips are out on pre-order to compete against Intel’s performance based processors. The cost is of Ryzen chips is highly competitive, slashing almost half of what Intel is charging for the extreme product line. Targeting the desktop platform first Summit Ridge processors are out along with Ryzen 7 in series of 1800X, 1700X and 1700.

The first one AMD YD1700BBAEBOX Ryzen 7 1700 is on amazon which targets midlevel system offering a base clock of 3Ghz turbo boost to 3.7ghz, packed with Wraith Spire LED Cooler for $329. Another one is AMD YD170XBCAEWOF Ryzen 7 1700X CPU for $399 offering clock rate of 3.4 raised to 3.8GHz on Precision Boost. We had not able to locate 1800X, chances that it will appear in a couple of days. The 1800x will have a base clock of 3.6Ghz.

AMD Ryzen Pre-order

You can refer the link at the end to checkout the pre-order status and price in your region. AMD has launched the series with an aim to offer budget friendly high-performance chips against its only competitor Intel. Well if we compare the price there is a big difference, at the main launch event, AMD showed how well the Ryzen chips can deliver performance near to Intel’s high-end CPU’s. Buyers have enough choices to go for Intel or AMD, but due to a competitive price factor, the aim will be to get the best out of AMD. Below is the price difference followed by features at the end.

AMD Ryzen 7 vs Intel Core i7 Price Difference:

You can see below the actual price difference of AMD new Ryzen chip, they had promised to keep it low compared to its competitor. Now the top series that consist of AMD 1800X cpu is simply half on cost compared to Intel’s Core i7-6900K. The next two are near to the cost of Intels two mid level processors of high end series. What matters now is to keep a watch on the success of 1800X, that promises a higher performance on low price.

Ryzen 7 1800X @ 3.6Ghz (4.0Ghz Turbo Boost) 8Core/16Threads 95Watt $499 Core i7-6900K @ 3.2Ghz 8Core/16Threads 140Watt $1000
Ryzen 7 1700X @ 3.4Ghz (3.8Ghz Turbo Boost) 8Core/16Threads 95Watt $399 Core i7-6800K @ 3.6Ghz 6Core/12Threads 140Watt $410
Ryzen 7 1700 @ 3.0(Ghz (3.7Ghz Turbo Boost) 8Core/16Threads 65Watt $329 Core i7-7700K @ 4.2Ghz 4Core/8Threads 95Watt $339

Pre-Order: AMD Ryzen 7 At Amazon.