Today, AMD announced the world’s first x86 8-core ultrathin laptop processors as part of the AMD Ryzen 4000 Series Mobile Processor family, the 64-core, 128-thread AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X desktop processor and the AMD Radeon RX 5600 series graphics products.
The AMD Ryzen 4000 series mobile processor family is built on the “Zen 2” core architecture with 7nm process technology and optimized high performance Radeon graphics in an SOC design.
As the third generation of AMD Ryzen Mobile processors, the new 4000 Series provides performance, significant design enhancements, and power efficiency for ultrathin and gaming laptops.
Featuring up to 8 cores and 16 threads, the AMD Ryzen 4000 U-Series Mobile Processors provide responsiveness and portability, delivering performance for ultrathin laptops with a configurable 15W TDP. The AMD Ryzen 4000 H-Series Mobile Processors will power thin and light laptops with a configurable 45W TDP.
According to AMD, the new AMD Ryzen 7 4800U offers:
- Up to 4% greater single-thread performance and up to 90% faster multithreaded performance than the competition (Intel Core i7-1065G7 processor in Cinebench R20 1T and nT)
- Up to 18% faster graphics performance than the competition (Intel® Core i7-1065G7 processor in 3DMark11 Performance)
The new AMD Ryzen 7 4800H offers:
- Up to 5% greater single-threaded and up to 46% greater multi-threaded performance than the competition (Intel Core i7-9750H processor in Cinebench R20 1T and nT)
- Up to 25% faster 4K video encoding using Adobe Premier than the competition (Intel Core i7-9750H processor in Adobe Premiere)
- Up to 39% greater gameplay physics simulation performance than the competition (Intel® Core i7-9750H processor in 3DMark Firestrike Physics)
|L2 / L3
|AMD Ryzen 7 4800H||8C/16T||45W||Up to 4.2 / 2.9 GHz||Radeon Graphics||7||12|
|AMD Ryzen 5 4600H||6C/12T||45W||Up to 4.0 / 3.0 GHz||Radeon Graphics||6||11|
|AMD Ryzen 7 4800U||8C/16T||15W||Up to 4.2 / 1.8 GHz||Radeon Graphics||8||12|
|AMD Ryzen 7 4700U||8C/8T||15W||Up to 4.1 / 2.0 GHz||Radeon Graphics||7||12|
|AMD Ryzen 5 4600U||6C/12T||15W||Up to 4.0 / 2.1 GHz||Radeon Graphics||6||11|
|AMD Ryzen 5 4500U||6C/6T||15W||Up to 4.0 / 2.3 GHz||Radeon Graphics||6||11|
|AMD Ryzen 3 4300U||4C/4T||15W||Up to 3.7 / 2.7 GHz||Radeon Graphics||5||6|
|AMD Athlon Gold 3150U||2C/4T||15W||Up to 3.3 / 2.4 GHz||Radeon Graphics||3||5|
|AMD Athlon Silver 3050U||2C/2T||15W||Up to 3.2 / 2.3 GHz||Radeon Graphics||2||5|
AMD also announced the AMD Athlon 3000 Series Mobile Processor family powered by “Zen” architecture, designed for a wider range of laptop users.
Athlon 3000 Series is offering up to 86% faster graphics and up to 51% better productivity performance over the competition (Intel Pentium Gold 5405U in 3DMark 11 Performance and Cinebench R15 1T and nT).
AMD Athlon 300U
- # of CPU Cores: 2
- # of Threads: 4
- # of GPU Cores: 3
- Compute Cores: 5 (2 CPU + 3 GPU)
- Base Clock: 2.4GHz
- Max Boost Clock: Up to 3.3GHz
- Total L1 Cache: 193KB
- Total L2 Cache: 1MB
- Total L3 Cache: 4MB
- Unlocked: No
- CMOS: 14nm
- Package: FP5
- Default TDP / TDP: 15W
- Max Temps: 105°
- System Memory: 2400MHz
- Memory Channels: 2
- Graphics Frequency: 1000 MHz
- Graphics Model: Radeon Vega 3
- Graphics Graphics Core Count: 3
- Supported Technologies: AMD SenseMI Technology, AMD FreeSync Technology, DirectX 12 Technology
- Display Port Yes HDMI Yes
Consumers will be able to purchase the first AMD Ryzen 4000 Series and Athlon 3000 Series powered laptops from Acer, Asus, Dell, HP, Lenovo, and others starting in Q1 2020, with more systems expected to launch throughout 2020.
In addition, AMD announced the highly anticipated 64-core, 128-thread AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X will be available globally expected February 7, 2020. Purpose-built to enable extreme performance for 3D, visual effects, and video professionals, the 3990X delivers:
- Up to 51% greater performance than the industry-leading Ryzen Threadripper 3970X in 3D Ray Tracing with the MAXON Cinema4D Renderer comapred to the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X.
- An historic Cinebench R20.06 score of 25,399 points for a single processor
|PCIe 4.0 LANES
|AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X||64/128||280W||Up to 4.3 / 2.9||288||88 (72 useable)||$3,990||Feb 7, 2020|
AMD also detailed AMD SmartShift technology, allowing users to harness Ryzen 4000 Mobile Processors, Radeon Graphics, and the latest AMD Radeon Software Adrenalin 2020 edition, advancing computing experiences by optimizing performance as needed taking gaming experiences to new levels. By dynamically shifting power between the Ryzen processor and Radeon graphics, AMD SmartShift technology delivers up to 10% greater gaming performance and up to 12% more content creation performance.
New Desktop and Mobile GPUs, including AMD Radeon RX 5600 Series
AMD also today introduced AMD Radeon RX 5600 series graphics products, harnessing the power of AMD RDNA architecture and software features to provide high-performance experiences for 1080p gamers.
The new AMD Radeon RX 5600 series lineup includes the AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT graphics card, available in custom designs from AMD board partners, as well as the AMD Radeon RX 5600 graphics card, available in pre-configured desktop systems, including the new Alienware Aurora gaming PC. The new family also includes the AMD Radeon RX 5600M GPU, designed to deliver 1080p gaming for laptop PCs, including the new Dell G5 15 SE. AMD also introduced the AMD Radeon RX 5700M GPUs to power the most advanced high-performance gaming laptop PCs.
Built on AMD RDNA architecture and 7nm process technology, alongside high-bandwidth PCIe 4.0 technology and high-speed GDDR6 memory, AMD Radeon RX 5600 series graphics deliver performance and power efficiency. According to AMD, the flagship AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT graphics card delivers up to 20 percent higher performance on average across today’s top AAA games, and up to 10 percent higher performance on average across popular esports titles versus the competition.
|Radeon RX 5600 XT||36||2304||Up to 7.19||6GB||Up to 1375||Up to 1560||192-bit|
|Radeon RX 5600||32||2048||Up to 6.39||6GB||Up to 1375||Up to 1560||192-bit|
|Radeon RX 5700M||36||2304||Up to 7.93||8GB||Up to 1620||Up to 1720||256-bit|
|Radeon RX 5600M||36||2304||Up to 5.83||6GB||Up to 1190||Up to 1265||192-bit|
AMD Radeon RX 5600 series graphics offer all the capabilities and Radeon Software features of the higher-end AMD Radeon RX 5700 series graphics, including:
- AMD RDNA Architecture The AMD RDNA-powered Radeon RX 5600 series provides up to 2.1X higher gaming performance-per-watt than the Radeon RX 590 graphics card based on the prior-generation Graphics Core Next (GCN) architecture.
- Radeon Boost – Delivers a performance increase during fast-motion gaming scenarios, including up to a 37 percent boost in Overwatch at 1440p, by dynamically reducing image resolution, increasing framerates and fluidity, as well as bolstering responsiveness with little to no perceptible change in image quality.
- Radeon Anti-Lag – Radeon Anti-Lag decreases input-to-display response times, including making Apex Legends up to 22 percent more responsive, and offers a competitive edge in gameplay.
- Radeon Image Sharpening (RIS) – Brings crispness and clarity to in-game visuals that have been softened by upscaling and post-process effects in DirectX 9, 11, 12 and Vulkan titles. When paired with Radeon GPU upscaling, RIS enables sharp visuals and fluid frame rates on high-resolution displays.
- AMD FidelityFX – An open-source toolkit for game developers making it easier for them to add high-quality post-process effects that make games look beautiful while offering the optimal balance of visual fidelity and performance. Available on GPUOpen, FidelityFX features Contrast-Adaptive Sharpening (CAS), which draws out detail in low-contrast areas while minimizing artifacts caused by typical image sharpening routines.
AMD FreeSync Premium and FreeSync Premium Pro
AMD expects its adaptive sync display ecosystem to reach 1,000 certified displays this month. Adding to the baseline AMD FreeSync tier, AMD is introducing new AMD FreeSync Premium tiers to make it easier for gamers to identify and select displays that deliver the best, high-refresh, ultra-smooth gaming experience:
- AMD FreeSync Technology– Delivers tear-free and low-latency performance for monitors, laptop PCs and TVs that meet AMD’s certification process.
- AMD FreeSync Premium Technology– Building upon the FreeSync tier, equips gamers with fluid, tear-free gameplay at peak performance, with at least a 120hz refresh rate at minimum FHD resolution and support for low framerate compensation (LFC) technology.
- AMD FreeSync Premium Pro Technology – Provides the true HDR experience, combining smooth gaming at peak performance with high dynamic range (HDR) visuals.
AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT graphics cards are expected to be available beginning January 21, 2020, for an SEP of $279 USD from AMD board partners, including ASRock, ASUS, Gigabyte, MSI, PowerColor, SAPPHIRE and XFX. The AMD Radeon RX 5600, RX 5600M and RX 5700M are expected to be available in OEM systems beginning in the first quarter of 2020. The Dell G5 15 SE gaming laptop is expected to be available in April, and the new Alienware Aurora gaming desktop is expected to be available in the coming weeks.