News AMD Zen 4 CPU Emerges With 5.2 GHz Boost, RDNA 2 iGPU

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So all this article said was that the previous claim of an 8c/16t Ryzen is accurate?

I mean, I'm an AMD fanboy pretty much, but saying "Ryzen 7000 packs serious firepower" in the title is disingenuous journalism if your article has no performance content. "It's a shame that the anonymous user didn't test the Zen 4's processing prowess. " That sentence confirms the lack of actual content to support the title claim in the article.

Clarification: I know, all journalism is bait-and-switch or overblown jargon, but I'd prefer it had content like this was 2008.
 

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So all this article said was that the previous claim of an 8c/16t Ryzen is accurate?

I mean, I'm an AMD fanboy pretty much, but saying "Ryzen 7000 packs serious firepower" in the title is disingenuous journalism if your article has no performance content. "It's a shame that the anonymous user didn't test the Zen 4's processing prowess. " That sentence confirms the lack of actual content to support the title claim in the article.

Clarification: I know, all journalism is bait-and-switch or overblown jargon, but I'd prefer it had content like this was 2008.
That's the way* of the world now, unfortunately.

And if (for example) Alder Lake happens to be 2% faster overall at 100% more power consumption, then we'll get something along the lines 'Core i9 Demolishes Zen 4 in new test!'
 
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That's the of the world now, unfortunately.

And if (for example) Alder Lake happens to be 2% faster overall at 100% more power consumption, then we'll get something along the lines 'Core i9 Demolishes Zen 4 in new test!'
Exactly, spot on!

Though if the leaks are true I expect the opposite, a 5% better Zen4 over Raptor Lake.

The question is: will the titles exaggerate in favor of AMD too, saying it "demolishes" intel?

I mean we can all like a company more than another (and fanboi all we want), but can we not be rational and have common sense too? +5% or less does not mean "demolishes" or "destroys" or whatever silly exaggeration is used these days. A simple "wins" or "beats" will suffice without exaggerating...

Tech journalism professionalism and integrity on most sites and YT channels has gotten to a pathetic low level these days. :cautious:
 
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So all this article said was that the previous claim of an 8c/16t Ryzen is accurate?

I mean, I'm an AMD fanboy pretty much, but saying "Ryzen 7000 packs serious firepower" in the title is disingenuous journalism if your article has no performance content. "It's a shame that the anonymous user didn't test the Zen 4's processing prowess. " That sentence confirms the lack of actual content to support the title claim in the article.

Clarification: I know, all journalism is bait-and-switch or overblown jargon, but I'd prefer it had content like this was 2008.
I hadn't seen 5.2GHz reported previously. Thats a healthy bump over the 5800x's 4.7GHz
 

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I hadn't seen 5.2GHz reported previously. Thats a healthy bump over the 5800x's 4.7GHz
The frequency boost alone isn't as impressive as the IPC improvement. I hope AMD doesn't lose its efficiency advantage in favour of being 9% better than Intel instead of 3%.
 

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The frequency boost alone isn't as impressive as the IPC improvement. I hope AMD doesn't lose its efficiency advantage in favour of being 9% better than Intel instead of 3%.
I haven't seen numbers re IPC improvements. Have they changed much in the core architecture? I was kinda thinking zen4 would be a die shrink, speed bump with big platform upgrade.
 

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