Even with CPUs and GPUs’ continuous supply issue, possibly things are getting better in some regions, especially when it comes to AMD’s latest Ryzen 5000 series CPUs. It is reported that the company and its rivals are unable to get enough interposers to manufacture its CPUs. It is actually one of the critical parts of chip packaging. Thus, the supply issues might continue till the end of this year.
Lisa Su, CEO of AMD, discussed the highlights of the company’s plan and goals in a press conference last week. The main topic was how to continue delivering the latest generations of competitive processors and graphics cards.
In answer to the question about present supply issues, Su said that the company would take several months for supply issues to recover and fulfil the demand, supposedly, at the time for the next releases of CPU and GPU. However, their prices would ideally reduce with time as the company will increase its production potential. The company and its suppliers get the idea to manage with US tariffs on electric appliances and increased shipping cost.
When it is about Ryzen 5000 Series CPUs, you could get one if you live in Europe.
Tweakers.net, reports that some European retailers are presently getting large shipments of the Ryzen 5 5600X, Ryzen 7 5800X, and the Ryzen 9 5950X. Apparently, for the Ryzen 9 5900X, the company is coping with high demand for this specific model. Hence, it will take enough time to have your hands on one. In response to the growing stock, these are getting better crisis is still more than the MSRP.
In contrast, there is the option to use your present B450 motherboard when you own a Ryzen 5000 series CPUs. According to Steven Walton, there is no performance difference compared with the latest B550 or X570 motherboard.
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