Yesterday, AMD Philippines held an exclusive event, not only for the local launch of the 3rd Generation Ryzen processors along with the Radeon RX 5700 series graphics cards, but also for creating an avenue where a number of partner OEMs can showcase their newest motherboards and own version of the products.

Held at CORE Nightclub in Quezon City, the first floor served as the main event area where the program took place, while up in the second floor is the experiential zone, where attendees can check out booths from AMD’s partner OEMs like ASUS, ASRock, MSI, XFX, Gigabyte, and more.

Mr. Sonny Sy, AMD Philippines’ National Sales Manager for Components also gave a talk about the new Ryzen 3000 processors and Radeon RX 5700 graphics cards, along with some comparative data.

3rd Generation Ryzen Processors are built on a 7nm process to deliver improved performance and power efficiency. Using the Zen 2 architecture, they offer up to 15% more instructions per cycle versus the previous generation, and the highest single and multi-thread performance from any mainstream desktop processor.

Using the X570 chipset and featuring PCIe 4.0, these new processors offer up to 58% higher performance-per-watt, compared to the competition.

AMD also announced the availability of its Ryzen 3000 series processors with Radeon Graphics, the Ryzen 3 3200G and Ryzen 5 3400G, offering the best gaming experiences on entry-level setups.

AMD Radeon RX 5700 series graphics cards on the other hand, utilizes the RDNA architecture combined with GDDR6 memory support, and PCI Express 4.0 support to deliver better performance with less power.

The event also included fun and exciting activities such as a Rock, Paper, Scissors Battle Royale, wherein the winner took home a Ryzen 9 processor.

Partner OEMs also gave away premium items such as X570 motherboards and Radeon Graphics Cards. ASUS in particular even raffled off an entire system to a lucky winner.

Local Pricing (Including 12% Tax)
Product 5700 5700XT
SRP 20,873.00 24,461.00

 

Product 3200G 3400G 3600 3600X 3700X 3800X 3900X
SRP  5,900.00  9,275.00  12,250.00 15,200.00 20,500.00 24,400.00 31,000.00

 

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Emman has been writing technical and feature articles since 2010. Prior to this, he became one of the instructors at Asia Pacific College in 2008, and eventually landed a job as Business Analyst and Technical Writer at Integrated Open Source Solutions for almost 3 years.

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