At the end of October, both AMD and Intel launched a new generation of PC processors. AMD's Ryzen 7000 has upgraded the 5nm Zen4 architecture, and Intel's 13th-generation Core has achieved 24 cores and 32 threads after improvement and optimization, although the architecture and technology have not been greatly changed.
Both sides of the processor performance has been concluded, Ryzen 7000 compared to the previous generation is not small, but the 13 generation of core steady play, currently in the single-core performance is still leading, multi-core performance is not completely afraid, overall there is an advantage.
More importantly, both sides are completely different in pricing. The flagship of the 13-generation core i9-13900K only sells at 4,899 yuan in China, while AMD's Rydragon 9 7950X starts at 5,499 yuan.Intel made 24 cores cheaper than 16 cores.
More importantly, Intel's platform is also compatible with 600-series motherboards and DDR4 memory, while Ryzen 7000 requires AM5 platform and DDR5 memory, and the overall installation cost is higher than AMD's.
In this situation, AMD's new product price did not last long quickly adjusted,Ryzen 9 7950X dropped from 5499 yuan to 3999 yuan nowIt's a lot cheaper than the 13s, and although AMD denies it's a permanent price cut, it's been around for a long time, and everyone knows it.
Why does this happen? In fact, the comparison between AMD and Intel's performance this year is clear. In the second half of 2022, the PC market is rapidly declining and the demand is greatly reduced. The two companies have adopted different strategies.AMD CEO Su Zifeng mentioned before the PC market is more looking at profitability, do not make money part directly.
Intel has lost share in the PC market in the past few quarters, but with the steady development of the heterogeneous architecture and Intel 7 technology, the 13G Core has been able to flexibly cope with the competition, whether single core or multi-core has a chance to win.The pricing is also pragmatic, keeping compatibility with previous platforms and memory, and giving players more choices.
According to the previous statements of Intel executives, Intel is taking the PC market seriously this time. In Q3, it has taken back 10% of the PC processor share from AMD, and it is expected to go further in Q4.