Jakarta: Indonesia is seen as a growing market for PC component demand by AMD. Last night, AMD Indonesia officially announced that all their latest products were released to Indonesia, from processors to graphics cards.
The virtual launch that was held last night again showed off the AMD Ryzen 5000 Series desktop processor line and the AMD Radeon RX 6000 Series graphics card which some time ago was introduced globally by AMD CEO, Dr. Lisa Su.
The explanation that was delivered was not much different from the global version, at this event the specifications and performance comparisons of the AMD Ryzen 5000 Series processors and AMD Radeon RX 6000 Series graphics cards were revealed.
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The AMD Ryzen 5000 Series uses the latest generation Zen 3 architecture while still using 7nm fabrication as in the previous series. However, thanks to the Zen 3 architecture, now the instruction per cycle (IPC) is promised to increase by 19 percent.
The AMD Ryzen 5000 Series desktop processor lineup comes with specifications up to 16-core / 32-threads. AMD itself is targeting this processor for gaming, it can be seen from the tagline of its launch event, namely “Where Gaming Begins”.
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X is priced at IDR 4,999,000, then Ryzen 7 5800X is priced at IDR 7,499,000. Two variants of the AMD Ryzen 9 series, namely Ryzen 5950X and Ryzen 9 5900X, are respectively priced at Rp. 13,189,000 and Rp. 9,059,000.
The AMD Radeon RX 6000 Series comes with the latest RDNA 2 architecture GPU which can also be found on the latest generation consoles, namely the PS5 and Xbox Series X. The AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT, RX 6800 XT, and RX 6800 are introduced here.
The AMD RDNA 2 GPU architecture is claimed to bring twice the performance on the RX 6900 XT compared to the previous generation, the Radeon RX 5700 XT. Then the AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT has a performance increase of up to 54 percent compared to the RX 5700 XT even though both GPUs are 7nm fabrication.
These three graphics cards were introduced last night while still carrying global retail prices, allegedly because their stock was not yet available for Indonesia. The AMD Radeon RX 6800 is priced at USD 579 or around Rp.8.2 million, the Radeon RX 6800 XT at a price of USD649 or Rp.9.2 million, and the Radeon RX 6900 XT at USD999 or around Rp.14.2 million.