AMD’s Ryzen 7000 processors, Radeon RX 7000 GPU get production boost

AMD will expand its chipset production to prevent a further shortage.

Highlights
  • AMD’s partner Tongfu Microelectronics has confirmed increasing the production of upcoming AMD CPUs and GPUs to prevent a chip shortage
  • Tongfu Microelectronics reported a net income of 15.812 billion yuan in 2021, a 46.84 percent YoY growth
  • AMD 5nm Ryzen 7000 Zen 4 CPUs are tipped to be mass produced later this month

AMD is hard at work to prevent a chip shortage which the PC community has been seeing since 2020. The company had launched multiple Ryzen 5000 CPUs and Radeon RX 6000 GPUs in 2020, but due to chip shortage, the components couldn’t reach doors of all interested buyers. One of AMD’s partnering companies, Tongfu Microelectronics, has now confirmed that it is set to increase the production of upcoming AMD CPUs and GPUs to counter any further shortages in the supply chain.

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Tongfu Microelectronics reported(via) a net income of 15.812 billion yuan in 2021, a 46.84 percent YoY growth. Further, Tongfu Microelectronics’ deputy general manager Xia Xin stated that TSMC continues to expand the output of the advanced processes and drives the growth of the company’s packaging and testing needs.

AMD 5nm Ryzen 7000 Zen 4 CPUs to hit mass production

AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D spring 2022 launch

Separately, AMD 5nm Ryzen 7000 Zen 4 CPUs are tipped to hit mass production later this month and could launch around late September, which aligns with AMD’s 2H 2022 launch timeline confirmed at CES 2022. Additionally, AMD has also revealed the Ryzen 7 5800X3D debut in Spring 2022.

The AMD 5nm Ryzen 7000 Zen 4 CPUs mass production news comes from a Twitter user, Greymon55, who suggests that the CPUs will hit the market sooner than anticipated.

If the tip is to be believed, the AMD 5nm Ryzen 7000 Zen 4 codename “Raphael” will be the first 5nm processor to launch in 2022. The new AMD 5nm Ryzen 7000 Zen 4 processors will compete with Intel’s 12th Gen Alder Lake processors and the upcoming 13th Gen Raptor Lake processors.