AMD is celebrating its 50th Anniversary this coming May 1st with the launch of its limited edition Ryzen 7 2700X Gold Edition. The Ryzen 7 2700X Gold Edition comes not only with different packaging than the normal Ryzen 7 2700X, but it also has the signature of Dr. Lisa SU, AMD’s CEO laser etched onto its IHS.
More details are now known as AMD Japan published a new website today for an upcoming campaign that runs up to June 23rd. The campaign is currently available only in Japan, any purchase of the listed 50th Anniversary and selected products entitles you a free copy of Tom Clancy’ The Division 2 Gold Edition and World War Z.
The list of selected products entitled for the offer are:
- Ryzen 7 2700X Gold Edition
- Ryzen 7 2700X
- Ryzen 7 2700
- Ryzen 7 2700 with WRAITH MAX
- Ryzen 5 2600X
- Ryzen 5 2600
- Ryzen 5 2600X with WRAITH MAX
- Ryzen 5 2400G
- Radeon VII
- Radeon RX Vega Series
- Radeon RX 590, RX 580, RX 570
While AMD is expected to launch its limited edition CPU sometime this week, it turns out that the Ryzen 7 2700X Gold Edition was already listed for sale in Japan. Earlier today, renown overclocker Lau Kin Lam – 林仔 shared the images of the actual unit of the CPU and the retail price in Japan on his personal Facebook page.
As we’ve mentioned earlier, the Ryzen 7 2700X Gold Edition ships in a gold-black accent package that marks the company’s 50th Anniversary in the industry. Inside the box, you’ll find the Ryzen 7 2700X Gold Edition with the signature of Dr. Lisa Su laser etched to the CPU IHS, a 50th Anniversary sticker and a coupon to redeem for your free games.
In one of the images, we can see that the Ryzen 7 2700X Gold Edition is retailed at ¥41,040 (approx. $367), which is slightly more expensive than the regular Ryzen 7 2700X which retails at ¥31,663 (approx. $283). In the post, he also mentioned that these Ryzen 7 2700X Gold Edition are already sold out even before the official launch.
AMD just posted an update on their official Facebook page regarding the 50th Anniversary campaign a while ago. The promotion is available from April 29th to June 8th for the following products from AMD:
- RYZEN 7 2700X / 2700
- RYZEN 5 2600X / 2600 / 2400G
- RADEON VII
- RADEON VEGA 56 / 64
- RADEON RX 570 / 580 / 590