New processors update gaming platform standards


    CHIPMAKER AMD recently released several new processors and graphics products that have updated gaming platform standards with what is now the world’s most powerful ultrathin laptop and desktop processors, alongside the ultimate graphics cards for 1080p gaming.

    Ryzen 4000 Series and Athlon 3000 Series Mobile Processors that feature up to 8 cores and 16 threads. The Ryzen 4000 offer incredible responsiveness, portability, and power efficiency for today’s leading ultrathin and gaming laptops, while the Athlon 3000 expands the reach of the powerful “Zen” core architecture in mainstream laptops, enabling modern computing experiences. Available from top OEMs, systems powered by these processors will be on shelf for purchase starting this quarter.

    Ryzen Threadripper 3990X is marketed as “the definitive solution” for content creators, being the world’s first 64-core HEDT processor is coming to creators. It will be released globally on February 7, 2020.

    Built on AMD RDNA architecture and industry-leading 7nm process technology, the Radeon RX 5600 XT harnesses 6GB of GDDR6, PCIe 4.0 and innovative software features to drive 1080p gaming to new heights. The Radeon RX 5600 XT will be available from AMD board partners beginning January 21, 2020 estimated to cost $279.

    Bringing the power of AMD RDNA architecture to OEMs is the Radeon RX 5600 graphics card for pre-configured desktop PCs. For high-performance 1080p mobile gaming, AMD unveiled the Radeon RX 5600M GPU for laptops. AMD also revealed the Radeon RX 5700M GPU with 8GB of GDDR6 for the most advanced high-performance gaming laptops.

    AMD introduced the new FreeSync Premium and FreeSync Premium Pro tiers, making it easier than ever for gamers to identify and select displays delivering the best, high-refresh, ultra-smooth gaming experience.

    The company also detailed AMD SmartShift technology. Harnessing the power of Ryzen processors, Radeon graphics, and the latest Radeon Software, it takes users’ gaming experiences to unprecedented new levels by optimizing performance by automatically shifting power between the Ryzen processor and Radeon graphics as needed.