AMD Recycles Twin-Chiplet Ryzen 7000’s as Ryzen 5 7600X CPUs

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AMD’s Ryzen 7000 collection (Raphael) processors with Zen 4 cores include an I/O die and as much as two CPU core dies (CCDs – typically referred to as chiplets) below their built-in warmth spreader (IHS). Solely the Ryzen 9 fashions want a second CCD chiplet to supply their larger core counts, however a TechTuber has lately confirmed a Ryzen 5 7600X CPU, which normally solely has one CCD chiplet, has shipped with twin CCDs below the IHS.

What’s occurring? Nothing uncommon, as AMD adopted the identical manufacturing methodology, designed to “maximize its manufacturing assets,” with the prior era. Particularly, inquisitive customers discovered each Ryzen 7 5800X and Ryzen 55 5600X (Vermeer) CPUs had been rocking two CCDs, however only one was getting used and was vital.

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