Finally, at CES 2019, AMD shows off its new 2nd Gen Ryzen Mobile processors aka Ryzen 3000 Mobile processors based on ‘Zen+’ architecture

After a lot of rumours and leaks, AMD has finally shown off something. It’s not officially announced by Dr Lisa Su but yes they have listed their new mobile processors on their site as of now.

The key disadvantage of the first gen Ryzen mobile series processors was not as efficient as its competitor Intel was, but yes they were expectedly powerful enough.

AMD launches their new 2nd Gen Ryzen 3000 Mobile processors

The Ryzen 3000 Mobile processors

Instead of making chips based on 7nm, AMD has made the new 2nd Gen Ryzen Mobile Processors based on 12nm micro-architecture or based on the ‘Zen+’ micro-architecture.

Also, the first gen Ryzen mobile processors were not fully optimized and lacked major driver support which AMD claims that they have fixed with the new Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition.

The new AMD Ryzen™ 3000 Series Mobile Processors are expected to deliver best-in-class performance, a brilliant entertainment experience, and state-of-the-art features as well as offering impressive performance improvements.

Here are the specs of the new Ryzen 3000 Mobile processors:

As we can see there is a new leader i.e the Ryzen 7 3750H, with 4 cores & 8 threads, which I think will be mostly used in gaming laptops. It has a high TDP of 35 Watt, base clock frequency of 2.3GHz and a turbo up to 4GHz. Also, it has Vega 10 graphics along with 6MB of L2+L3 cache.

Product ModelCores/
Threads
TDPBoost/Base Freq.Radeon GraphicsGPU CoresMax GPU Freq.L2+L3 Cache
AMD Ryzen™ 7 3750H4C/8T35W4.0/2.3 GHzVega101400 MHz6MB
AMD Ryzen™ 7 3700U4C/8T15W4.0/2.3 GHzVega101400 MHz6MB
AMD Ryzen™ 5 3550H4C/8T35W3.7/2.1 GHzVega81200 MHz6MB
AMD Ryzen™ 5 3500U4C/8T15W3.7/2.1 GHzVega81200 MHz6MB
AMD Ryzen™ 3 3300U4C/4T15W3.5/2.1 GHzVega61200 MHz6MB
AMD Ryzen™ 3 3200U2C/4T15W3.5/2.6 GHzVega31200 MHz5MB
AMD Athlon 300U2C/4T15W3.3/2.4 GHzVega31000 MHz5MB

Also, there are the Ryzen 5 3550H with the same TDP of 35 Watt, with same 4 cores & 8 threads. For graphics, we have the Vega 8 graphics and 6MB of combined cache.

Both of the new CPUs have higher TDPs that will help during intensive gaming. Also, the cache has been increased considerably and now have higher clock frequencies.

Coming to the other variants of 3700U and 3500U, both of them will feature the same 4 cores and 8 threads with TDP of just 15 Watts. Both have received higher clock speeds and will have 6MB of L2+L3 combined cache.

For the lower end, we have the Ryzen 3 3300U that will have 4 cores and 4 threads this time with 2.1GHz base clock speed and up to 3.5GHz on the turbo. The chip will be accompanied with 6MB of cache and Vega 6 graphics.

There will two new CPUs namely the Ryzen 3 3200U and Athlon 300U, both will have 2 cores and 4 threads. For graphics, both will have Vega 3 graphics, with Ryzen 3 3200U having higher frequencies. Both will have 5MB of huge cache memory with as low as 15 Watt of TDP.

AMD launches their new 2nd Gen Ryzen 3000 Mobile processors

Performance:

The new AMD Ryzen mobile processors deliver:

  • engaging and entertaining features like Wake on Voice, Modern Standby, smooth PC gaming, and is 4K HDR Streaming-capable
  • up to 10 hours of video playback battery life
  • AMD Ryzen 7 3700U can edit media up to 29% faster than the Intel Core i7-8550U, and the AMD Ryzen 5 3500U can load websites up to 14% faster than the Intel Core i5-8250U

Features:

AMD launches their new 2nd Gen Ryzen 3000 Mobile processors
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Powerful Performance on the Go

Capture inspiration wherever you are with a laptop powered by a 2nd Gen AMD Ryzen™ Mobile Processor with Radeon™ Vega Graphics. Get a multi-tasking powerhouse that lets you edit videos, stream 4K movies and zip through last minute tasks, whether you’re at your desk, on your sofa or halfway around the world.

AMD launches their new 2nd Gen Ryzen 3000 Mobile processors
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Perfect Visuals – Every Time

Go beyond HD and experience incredible 4K and HDR2 visuals on a PC powered by 2ndGen AMD Ryzen™ Mobile Processors with Radeon™ Vega Graphics. Watch movies as they’re meant to be seen with crystal-clear picture quality and colour contrast so stunning you’ll feel like you’re part of the action.

AMD launches their new 2nd Gen Ryzen 3000 Mobile processors
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Smooth Gaming

Enjoy high-performance gaming on the move, with HD visual quality that ensures sharp, stunning graphics for whatever you play, wherever you play it.

The 2nd Gen AMD Ryzen™ Mobile Processor provides smooth, stutter-free gaming at virtually any framerate when you pair your notebook with a Radeon FreeSync™ display, leaving you free to concentrate on showing off your skills.

AMD launches their new 2nd Gen Ryzen 3000 Mobile processors

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AMD launches their new 2nd Gen Ryzen 3000 Mobile processors

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Power where you need it

AMD SmartShift technology intelligently allocates power and cooling between the processor and graphics, allowing higher performance and battery life efficiencies.

Get an extra boost in performance whether editing a home video, playing your favourite game or streaming in 4K. AMD SmartShift Technology intelligently optimizes performance and battery life for the task at hand.

Well, honestly the new Ryzen 3000 Mobile processors seem promising and now with proper driver support, proper optimizations and with proper bonding of AMD with Microsoft, it will help the manufacturers to give better laptops for consumers.

We hope that it can not only give good performance but also good battery life and help in productivity works as well. Until and unless we can test these laptops we cannot surely tell about the productivity of them.

Sources: AMD

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