AMD Ryzen Mobile chips for Ultrabooks now official

AMD has officially announced new Ryzen mobile processing chips made for ultrathin laptops, touting the ‘world’s fastest processor’ for that category.

Previously codenamed “Raven Ridge”, the new Ryzen mobile chips feature 15-watt TDP along with a four-core, eight-thread architecture. It also comes with Radeon Vega graphics built inside the SoC. As such, the new chips tout to offer up to 3X the CPU and up to 2.3 times the GPU performances, all while keeping the power consumption down by up to 58%.

The new chips also feature a Precision Boost 2 technology which accelerates processor performance in workloads using from one to many CPU cores, and a Mobile Extended Frequency Range feature which raises sustained performance in notebooks with great cooling solutions on notebooks certified for “Ultimate XFR Performance”.

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The Radeon Vega graphics, on the other hand, enables the user to play popular game titles such as League of Legends, Overwatch, CS:GO and DOTA 2 in ultrathin notebooks with smooth and playable framerates at 1080p.

Here are the specifications of the new Ryzen mobile chips:

AMD Ryzen™ Processor with Radeon™ Vega Graphics


Model CPU Cores Threads Max Clock (GHz) Graphics Compute Units Max GPU Clock (MHz) L2/L3 Cache (MB) cTDP (Watts)
Ryzen 7 2700U with Radeon Vega10 Graphics 4 8 3.8 10 1300 6 15W Nominal
Ryzen 5 2500U with Radeon Vega8 Graphics 4 8 3.6 8 1100 6 15W Nominal

Computing manufacturers Acer, HP and Lenovo are slated to release new laptops bearing the new Ryzen Mobile chips, as well as hardware platform updates from Dell, ASUS, and and more OEMs by 2018.

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1 Response

  1. c says:

    nice! parang 8th gen u series but I am sure a lot better

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