AMD CEO Confirmed ZEN 4 Coming in the Second Half of 2022


During Q2 2021 investors call, AMD CEO and President, Dr. Lisa Su confirms that AMD Zen 4 Ryzen 7000 series CPU is on track for 2022 release. AMD Zen 4 would be the successor of refreshed Zen 3+ which is expected at the end of this year to compete Intel’s Alder Lake-S.

AMD Zen 4 is expected to launch in the second half of 2022. The Zen 4 CPUs are to include EPYC 7004 series codenamed “Genoa”, client CPUs known as “Raphael” and APUs codenamed “Phoenix”. The client CPUs and APUs are both to offer RDNA2 integrated graphics. The transition to Zen4 will also require a new platform, which is to support DDR5 memory. During the investors’ call, Dr. Lisa Su confirmed that Zen 4 products are on track for next year’s release.

From AMD:

We remain on-track to launch next-generation products in 2022, including our Zen 4 processors built with industry-leading 5nm process technology and our RDNA 3 GPUs.

— AMD CEO, Dr. Lisa Su