When is AMD 320GE processor likely to arrive?

GunsMadeAmericaFree

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I read a couple of leaks about the AMD 320GE cpu from a couple of months ago. I was wondering, have there been any hints since then that give us a clue on when this might actually be released retail? Thanks!
 

Jimzz

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Probably waiting for the 3000g series to populate first then backfill after. That and I doubt the 300GE series will offer much more than the 200 so don;t expect much. As far as I have seen it will just be a 100-200mhz bump range most likely over the 200 series.
 

moinmoin

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Athlon 220GE was launched in December 2018, so 320GE may come around a year later.
 

Abwx

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As soon as they have enough defective dies, wich could take some time unless they are very loose about what is a non conform (for 4C) die, if the cost of 12nm goes downard enough they could eventually use fully functional dies for the purpose.
 

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Im sorry to dissapoint but i have the feeling they are going with 14nm Banded Kestrel Native 2C/4T cores for the 300GE/320GE. I still hoping for 12nm Picasso 4C/4T with Vega 6 for 340GE.
 

fleshconsumed

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why would you need a 320GE? For starters 3200G are cheap today, for lower power (35W) there is 3200GE
3200G is $100, twice the cores for twice the price. 200G/320G is fine for what it is. And as far as I know we still do not have core/threads/pricing information on any of the 320G/3200GE CPUs.
 

GunsMadeAmericaFree

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Probably waiting for the 3000g series to populate first then backfill after. That and I doubt the 300GE series will offer much more than the 200 so don;t expect much. As far as I have seen it will just be a 100-200mhz bump range most likely over the 200 series.
Hmm. Isn't that the same exact bump I can get already by overclocking the 200ge in my MSI motherboard?

I was about to buy the $79.99 Ryzen 5 1600 at Micro Center (basically I was looking for the best bang for 80 bucks or less), but after being in stock in the stores at that
price for over 8 months, they suddenly ALL disappeared right when the new Ryzens launched. Now I'd have to spend 50% more to get about the same cpumark performance.
I'm guessing these were not removed right then because they sold out, but because they didn't want folks to go for an $80 processor instead of a $120 one.

I ended up just getting a clearance motherboard, and decided to hold out for a while, trying to decide on the processor. I can't mentally justify spending 50% more just to get the
same or better performance.... so I guess now I'm looking at more budget AM4 choices.
 

VirtualLarry

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I'm guessing these were not removed right then because they sold out, but because they didn't want folks to go for an $80 processor instead of a $120 one.
I doubt that, sounds a bit conspiratorial. If so, why didn't ALL of the prior-gen Ryzen (1st AND 2nd-Gen) suddenly disappear off of the market when 3rd-gen arrived? Again, I doubt that they pull them, they probably just sold out, honestly, that was a spectacular deal for upgraders of older platforms.
 
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GunsMadeAmericaFree

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Yeah, it just seemed a little strange that they had them in stock at that price for ~8 months, and then they were suddenly gone on the same day that the new Ryzens showed up. (chainwide)
I don't begrudge AMD getting higher profits - they came out with some really good products, and I'm mostly kicking myself for not grabbing one of the Ryzen 5 1600 processors new for $80 while they had them. However, I'm still kind of annoyed that now it costs 50% more to get a new processor from them that gives at least a 12,000 cpumark score. There isn't anything similar under $120 now.
 

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