20 January 2020
AMD at the CES 2020 event has introduced new laptop and desktop processors as well as new 1080 graphics cards for gaming.
AMD touts it has announced the world’s first x86 8-core ultrathin laptop processors as part of the AMD Ryzen 4000 series mobile processor family. These are the new third-generation AMD Ryzen Mobile processors built on “Zen 2” core architecture with 7nm process technology and optimized high-performance Radeon graphics.
The new AMD Ryzen 4000 U-series Mobile processors feature up to 8 cores and 16 threads. These are suitable for portable or ultrathin laptops. They offer up to 4% great single-three performance and up to 90% faster-multithreaded performance. Also, they have up to 18% faster graphics performance than the competition.
On the other hand, the H-series, which is Ryzen 7 4800H is launched for gaming and content creation and it offers up to 5% greater single-threaded and up to 46% greater multi-threaded performance than the competition. It offers up to 25% faster 4K video encoding using Adobe Premiere, while gameplay physics simulation performance is 39 percent greater.
AMD has also announced that the first Ryzen 4000 Series powered laptops from Acer, Asus, Dell, HP, Lenovo, and others will be available for purchase starting Q1 2020.
Together with this, AMD has also introduced the 3rd-gen Ryzen Threadripper 3990X processor, the world’s first 64-core desktop processor. It offers up to 51% greater performance than the Rzen Threadripper 3970X in 3D Ray Tracing with the Maxon Cinema4D Renderer.
There are new desktop and mobile GPUs as well. The new AMD Radeon RX 5600 series includes the Radeon RX 5600 XT graphics card, built on the AM RDNA architecture and 7nm process technology. The Radeon RX 5600 XT will be available from AMD board partners beginning January 21.
The AMD Radeon RX 5600 graphics card will be available in pre-configured desktop systems, including the new Alienware Aurora gaming PC.