AMD Ryzen 8000G Hawk Point Desktop APU: Anticipated Prices Revealed
Leaked Pricing Information of Ryzen 8000G Series
The recent leak by @momomo_us, a well-known tipster, suggests the pricing of the Ryzen 8000G series, as prematurely listed by three US retailers. While there's some variation in the listed prices, indicating they might be placeholders, they provide an estimated idea of the expected pricing at launch.
Ryzen 7 8700G Price Estimation
The Ryzen 7 8700G appears to have varying prices across retailers, ranging from $340 to as high as $440.
Ryzen 5 8600G and 8500G Price Range
For the Ryzen 5 8600G, the prices seem to fluctuate between $240 and $310, while the Ryzen 5 8500G is listed at slightly lower prices ranging from $190 to $240.
Ryzen 3 8300G Pricing: Awaiting Information
Interestingly, there's currently no available pricing information for the Ryzen 3 8300G, which is part of the same lineup.
Upcoming AM4 Processors: Additional Listings and Prices
Alongside the Ryzen 8000G models, various AM4 processors were also listed, hinting at their potential market prices.
Ryzen 7 5700X3D and 5700X Pricing
The Ryzen 7 5700X3D is expected to be priced between $260 and $340, while the Ryzen 7 5700X may be available for around $180.
Ryzen 5 5600GT and 5500GT Price Predictions
The Ryzen 5 5600GT might come with a price tag ranging from $150 to $200, and the Ryzen 5 5500GT could be positioned between $130 and $180.
Retailers Behind the Listings
While the identity of the retailers remains partially undisclosed, DirectDial and Zones are reported to be among the sellers. The third retailer's identity is still unknown.
Packaging and Cooling Solutions
Tom's Hardware reports that all the listed prices are for full retail boxes, which include the Wraith Spire cooler with each processor, adding value to the potential purchases.
Overview of Flagship Ryzen 8000G Chip
The Ryzen 7 9700G is set to be the flagship chip in the Ryzen 8000G lineup, boasting an 8-core, 16-thread configuration. It features a 4.2GHz base clock, a 5.1GHz boost clock, 16MB of L3 cache, a 65W TDP, and the Radeon 780M iGPU.
The Budget-Friendly Ryzen 3 8300G
At the other end of the spectrum, the Ryzen 3 8300G will likely be the most affordable option in the series. It's expected to offer a 4-core, 8-thread setup with a 3.45GHz base clock, 4.9GHz boost clock, 8MB of L3 cache, a 35W TDP, and Radeon 740M graphics.
Conclusion: Awaiting Official Confirmation
As we eagerly await AMD's official announcement, these leaks provide a glimpse into the potential pricing strategy for the Ryzen 8000G series. These APUs are expected to bring significant performance improvements, and the varied pricing suggests options for a wide range of users, from budget-conscious consumers to performance enthusiasts.