AMD Ryzen 500 series mobile processors go official
The new mobile processors promise better battery life and performance over their predecessors. Asus, HP, and Lenovo will launch Ryzen 5000 series-based devices in the first quarter of this year.
AMD on late Tuesday introduced the AMD Ryzen 5000 series mobile processors. The new mobile processors bring “Zen 3” core architecture to the laptop market and is aimed at gaming enthusiasts, content creators, and professionals. The new chipset will be available on devices from major brands such as Asus, HP, and Lenovo in the first quarter of this year.
“As the PC becomes an even more essential part of how we work, play and connect, users demand more performance, security and connectivity,” said Saeid Moshkelani, senior vice president and general manager, Client business unit, AMD.
“The new AMD Ryzen 5000 Series Desktop and Mobile Processors bring the best innovation AMD has to offer to consumers and professionals as we continue our commitment to delivering best-in-class experiences with instant responsiveness, incredible battery life and fantastic designs. With our PC partners, we are delivering top-quality performance and no-compromise solutions alongside our record-breaking growth in the notebook and desktop space in the previous year.”
Ryzen 5000 series
The new series features H and U series processors. AMD says its Ryzen 5000 H-Series offer up to 8 cores and 16 threads and built on the new “Zen 3” architecture. The new AMD Ryzen 9 5980HX processor is said to offer up to 23% increased single-threaded performance and up to 17% faster multi-threaded performance over the previous generation.
The AMD Ryzen 5800U processor is said to offer up to 16% more single-threaded performance and up to 14% faster-multithreaded performance over the previous generation. The company also claims the chip offers up to 17.5 hours of general usage battery life and up to 21 hours of movie playback on a single charge.