AMD achieved a historically best share in the x86 market at the end of last year – breaking through 25.6% , but AMD ‘s share in the desktop market has declined compared to before. This is related to the Ryzen 5000 series processors. On the one hand, it is out of stock. , On the one hand, the price is high. After all, the 7nm process is not cheap, resulting in AMD ‘s poor market competitiveness within 2,000 yuan .
After Intel launched the 12th -generation Core at the end of last year, AMD ‘s pressure was even greater. The IPC performance of the 12th -generation Core rose sharply, the single-core performance returned to the king’s status, and the scattered pieces also received an official three-year warranty, so Core i7 , Core Duo The i5 series market is very strong, and the Core i7-12700K even replaced the Ryzen 5000 series as the big brother of e-commerce platforms such as Meiya.
Don’t worry, AMD ‘s counterattack is coming. Recently, the price of the Ryzen 5000 series has dropped to an all – time low, and it has taken effect in the US and UK markets, and has regained the first place in the best-selling list.
AMD ‘s Ryzen 5000 processors have already begun to drop in price, with the Ryzen 5 5600X only $ 260 , a 16% drop from its previous price , and down to £ 215 in the UK, according to sites such as engadget .
The high-end model has dropped more significantly. The 16 -core flagship Ryzen 9 5950X has dropped by $ 200 . The price of $ 599 is already a new historical low price, a drop of more than 1,000 yuan, and the UK price has also dropped to 550 pounds.
This price cut also makes the Ryzen 5000 return to the top of the best-selling list of major e-commerce companies. The Ryzen 5 5600X and the Ryzen 7 5800X lead the sales list of Newegg , Microcenter and Amazon . The most popular processor in the 12 -generation Core family is Core. The i7-12700K is currently only in third place.
In the UK, the Ryzen 5000 is also very popular. Among the top 5 of Overclockers UK , the Ryzen 5000 occupies 4 places: the Ryzen 5 5600X is the first, the Ryzen 9 5900X is the second, the Ryzen 7 5800X is the third, and the Ryzen is the third. The Dragon 9 5950X is fourth . Only the fifth is Intel ‘s Core i5-9600K , and the highest ranking Core i7-12700K in the 12 -generation family is only eighth.
With this round of big price cuts for the Ryzen 5000 processor, it is clear that AMD is preparing to clear its inventory and prepare for this year’s 5nm Zen4 processor. It was previously reported that the Ryzen 7000 series will be released in advance to the middle of the year, at the end of September . listed before.