Editor's Picks Ryzen Tech News

AMD Ryzen 7000 “Raphael” to Ship with DDR5-5200 Native Support

I guess this is good news, right? A native support for DDR5-5200 on AMD’s Ryzen 7000 over Intel’s DDR5-4800.

Taken from TPU … AMD’s upcoming Socket AM5 Ryzen 7000-series “Raphael” desktop processors will ship with native support for DDR5-5200 memory speed, according to a marketing slide by memory maker Apacer (which also owns the overclocking memory brand ZADAK). The “Zen 4” based desktop processors will feature a dual-channel DDR5 (4 sub-channel) interface, just like the 12th Gen Core “Alder Lake,” but with no backwards compatibility with DDR4.

 

AMD already stated that Ryzen 7000 processors have a design focus on memory overclocking capabilities, including AMD EXPO, a custom memory module SPD extension standard rivaling Intel XMP 3.0, which will come with fine-grained settings specific to the AMD memory controller architecture. Until now, AMD relied on A-XMP, a motherboard vendor-enabled feature based in the UEFI firmware setup program, which translates Intel XMP SPD profiles of memory modules into AMD-approximate settings.

The Apacer slide also confirms that EPYC “Genoa” processors will come with DDR5-5200 native support. The Socket SP5 processors feature a 12-channel DDR5 (24 sub-channel) memory interface. The already-launched Ryzen 6000 “Rembrandt” mobile processors come with dual-channel (4 sub-channel) DDR5-4800 and LPDDR5-6400 interfaces.

AMD Ryzen 7000 “Raphael” processors natively supporting DDR5-5200 means that JEDEC PC5-42600 standard memory modules will run at that speed without any settings being needed in the UEFI setup program. For higher frequencies, such as DDR5-6000, AMD will rely on EXPO-certified memory modules, or possibly A-XMP like BIOS-level translators for Intel XMP 3.0 profiles.

Source: TPU , momomo_us (Twitter)Apacer IndustrialVideoCardz

 

Related Articles

AMD Radeon RX 6600 XT Render Leaked

nucleus

AMD Ryzen 4000 “Vermeer” (Zen 3) Listed with Speeds up to 4.6 GHz

nucleus

AMD Releases Radeon Software Adrenalin Version 21.5.1 Drivers

nucleus

Leave a Comment