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AMD Reveals Next-Gen Desktop Processors for Extreme PC Gaming and Creator Performance

AMD Reveals Next-Gen Desktop Processors for Extreme PC Gaming and Creator Performance

AMD Ryzen™ 8000G Series desktop processors bring immense performance for gamers and creators and unlocks new personal AI experiences with Ryzen AI

Today, ahead of CES 2024, AMD announced new products expanding its desktop portfolio, delivering premium experiences to gamers, content creators and everyday users through extraordinary performance and the power of personal AI processing. AMD is introducing the new AMD Ryzen 8000G Series desktop processors for the AM5 platform, including the Ryzen™ 7 8700G, with the world’s most powerful built-in graphics.1 AMD is also bringing the power of a dedicated AI neural processing unit (NPU) to desktop PC processors for the first time with the introduction of Ryzen™ AI to unlock more AI capabilities for consumers and improve productivity, efficiency, and advanced collaboration.

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Building on the unprecedented longevity of socket AM4, AMD is introducing new Ryzen™ 5000 processors, offering users even more choices when it comes to building a system for productivity, gaming, or content creation. The new offerings include the new Ryzen 7 5700X3D, leveraging powerful 3D V-Cache™ technology to provide gamers with a massive boost in gaming performance.

“AMD continues to lead the AI hardware revolution by offering the broadest portfolio of processors with dedicated AI engines in the x86 market,” said Jack Huynh, senior vice president and general manager, Computing and Graphics Group at AMD. “Last year at CES, we introduced the first dedicated AI engine in an x86 processor for the mobile market. This year, we are expanding our AI leadership to desktop computing through our Ryzen 8000G Series processors. We’re excited to lead the AI PC era together with our close OEM and ecosystem partners.”

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AMD Ryzen™ 8000G Series Desktop Processors Deliver Impressive Graphics and Productivity in a Single Package

AMD Ryzen™ 8000G Series is the ultimate all-in-one desktop processor. Featuring up to eight cores and 16 threads, users can expect immense power and dominant performance for intensive workloads including gaming and content creation. These processors are optimized for efficiency with low power draw but don’t sacrifice performance or responsiveness. Built on top of AMD “Zen 4” architecture, the 8000G Series processors enable leadership energy efficiency while still leveraging the incredible speed of “Zen 4”.

At the top of the stack, AMD Ryzen™ 7 8700G features eight cores, 16 threads, 24MB of Cache, and Radeon™ 780M graphics. Meanwhile, AMD Ryzen™ 5 8600G offer six cores, 12 threads, 22MB of Cache, and Radeon 760M graphics. Both include AMD Ryzen™ AI technology, including the first NPU on a desktop PC processor, uniquely able to accelerate AI software capabilities in your PC to optimize AI workloads, improve AI processing efficiencies, and unlock exciting experiences like AI-powered noise cancellation.

All 8000G Series desktop processor models offer the fastest built-in graphics in its class with the impressive power of Radeon 700M.2 Gamers will benefit from impressive visual fidelity, providing a smooth AAA 1080p gaming experience at an affordable price point, and in small form factors. The Ryzen™ 7 8700G features Radeon 780M graphics with the fastest built-in graphics you can get in a desktop processor.3 The 8000G Series is perfect for those wanting to enter the AM5 ecosystem and enjoy a smooth 1080p experience today, with the option to upgrade with a discrete graphics card later for even higher fidelity gameplay.

The entire 8000G Series also features AMD EXPO™ technology, enabling higher memory frequencies and advanced timings to unlock smoother frame rates.4 Precision Boost Overdrive (PBO) allows one-touch overclocking, giving users an extra CPU boost with increased power limits.5

AMD Ryzen™ 8000G Series desktop processors are expected to be available to DIY customers, SI partners starting January 31st, 2024. OEM systems are expected to arrive in Q2 2024.

Model Cores/Threads Boost6 / Base Frequency Total Cache TDP NPU SEP
AMD Ryzen™ 7 8700G 8C/16T Up to 5.1GHz / 4.2GHz 24MB 65W Yes $329
AMD Ryzen™ 5 8600G 6C/12T Up to 5.0GHz / 4.3GHz 22MB 65W Yes $229
AMD Ryzen™ 5 8500G 6C/12T Up to 5.0GHz / 3.5GHz 22MB 65W N/A $179
AMD Ryzen™ 3 8300G 4C/8T Up to 4.9GHz / 3.4GHz 12MB 65W N/A N/A


New AMD Ryzen™ 5000 Series Desktop Processors Bring More Performance to Legacy Socket AM4 Platforms

For gaming enthusiasts seeking unparalleled performance, AMD Ryzen™ 5000 Series desktop processors are built on the proven “Zen 3” architecture, which optimizes performance with higher clock speeds and improved efficiency for a seamless gaming experience. AMD extends this series with four new processors: AMD Ryzen™ 7 5700X3D, AMD Ryzen™ 5 5700, AMD Ryzen™ 5 5600GT, and AMD Ryzen™ 5 5500GT.

The AMD Ryzen™ 7 5700X3D is purpose-built for gamers looking for a massive boost in gaming performance. With eight cores and 16 threads, the processor leverages AMD 3D V-Cache™ technology to deliver an astonishing 100MB of on-chip memory, providing power and productivity gains for games and applications at any setting and any resolution.

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The new Ryzen 5000 Series desktop processors are expected to be available to DIY customers and SI partners starting January 31st, 2024.

Model Cores/Threads Boost6 / Base Frequency Total Cache TDP NPU SEP
AMD Ryzen™ 7 5700X3D 8C/16T Up to 4.1GHz / 3.0GHz 100MB 105W N/A $249
AMD Ryzen™ 7 5700 8C/16T Up to 4.6GHz / 3.7GHz 20MB 65W N/A $175
AMD Ryzen™ 5 5600GT 6C/12T Up to 4.6GHz / 3.6GHz 19MB 65W N/A $140
AMD Ryzen™ 5 5500GT 6C/12T Up to 4.4GHz / 3.6GHz 19MB 65W N/A $125


OEM Partners Launch Additional Ryzen™ 8040 Series-Powered Laptops at CES

AMD OEM partners including ACER, ASUS, Lenovo, HP and Razer are introducing more AMD Ryzen™ 8040 Series-powered handheld gaming systems, gaming laptops and personal laptops, with incredible performance for gamers, professionals and consumers of all types, and unlocking AI-ready capabilities for content creation and everyday productivity.

First announced at the AMD “Advancing AI” event in December 2023, the Ryzen™ 8040 Series helps bring new AI PCs to market with its integrated Ryzen AI NPU on select models.

“Through our partnership with AMD, we are able to deliver seamless, AI-backed gaming experiences to customers,” said James Lin, general manager, Notebooks at Acer Inc. “Our latest Nitro V 16 laptop powered by the AMD Ryzen 8040 Series processors is a great example of how we’re bringing AI-ready gaming laptops to gamers everywhere. With Ryzen 8040 Series processors, we will deliver new and enhanced features equipping gamers with more immersive in-game experiences and a competitive edge.”

“We’re excited to launch the latest laptops, including the ROG Zephyrus G14 and the ASUS TUF Gaming A15 and A16, all featuring Ryzen 8040 processors aimed at delivering the most exhilarating on-the-go gaming experiences to our customers,” said ASUS Co-CEO S.Y. Hsu. “We’ve completely redefined mobile gaming by partnering with AMD. The new Ryzen 8040 Series processors will provide customers with the highest quality gameplay for hours without drops in speed or game stuttering.”

“Lenovo and AMD have a long-standing partnership that continues to deliver to customers the power and flexibility they have come to expect,” said Jun Ouyang, Lenovo’s vice president and general manager of the Consumer Business Segment, Intelligent Devices Group. “This partnership has continued with the expansion of our product portfolio to include the Lenovo Yoga Pro 7 (14″, 9), Lenovo IdeaPad 5 2-in-1 (14″, 9) and Lenovo IdeaPad 5 2-in-1 (16″, 9) all powered by new Ryzen 8040 processors to support the creative and productivity pursuits of today’s brightest thinkers and doers.”

“At HP, we are redefining the PC for the next generation of more personal computing, and partnering with AMD for our future solutions,” said Alex Cho, president, Personal Systems, HP Inc. “With AMD, we are committed to delivering groundbreaking, personalized experiences that revolutionize the way we live, work, and play.”

“The Ryzen 8040 Series processors represent a significant milestone for gamers looking for speed, performance and an AI accelerated experience,” said Travis Furst, head of Notebook and Accessories Division at Razer. “We are thrilled to launch the new Razer Blade 14, our most portable Razer Blade, integrating the AMD Ryzen 9 8945HS processor with Ryzen AI to provide gamers with an unparalleled mobile experience.”

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