AMD unveils new notebook processors at CES 2019
Lineup includes new Ryzen, Athlon and A-series for all types of notebook and Chromebook
AMD has announced its first 2019 processors for notebooks at CES 2019.
Among the new chips from AMD are second generation AMD Ryzen 3000 Series Mobile Processors for ultrathin and gaming notebooks; AMD Athlon 300 Series Mobile Processors powering mainstream notebooks, and seventh generation AMD A-Series processors, for mainstream Chromebooks.
In addition, AMD announced that starting this quarter, gamers, creators and enthusiasts will be able to install Radeon Adrenalin software to bring the latest GPU features and game optimizations to all systems powered by AMD Ryzen Processors with Radeon Graphics.
"Users expect mobile PCs that excel at both everyday tasks and compute-heavy experiences, and with our latest mobile processor portfolio AMD offers exactly that across all levels of the market," said Saeid Moshkelani, senior vice president and general manager, Client Compute, AMD. "Notebook users want to experience the latest modern features while streaming, gaming, or finishing work faster. Enabling breakthrough entertainment experiences, AMD is pleased to enable a wide range of AMD powered notebooks than ever that deliver on those expectations with blazing fast performance, rich graphics, and long battery life."
The new 12nm AMD Ryzen 3000 series mobile processors are built for best-in-class performance, a high-end entertainment experience, state-of-the-art features and performance improvements.
Features include Wake on Voice, Modern Standby, smooth PC gaming, 4K HDR Streaming capability; and up to 10 hours of video playback battery life.
Consumer notebooks with the 2nd Gen Ryzen mobile processors will be available from Q1, AMD says. Also from Q1, AMD plans to provide regular Radeon Software Adrenalin updates for all Ryzen Processors with Radeon Vega graphics via AMD.com, enabling frequent support for new games, new features, improved performance and more robust stability.
The 7th Gen AMD A-Series processors for Chromebooks deliver ideal computing experiences, from fluid web browsing to effortless everyday productivity, social media, streaming and web gaming, AMD said. The first models with the new chip will be the Acer Chromebook 315 and HP Chromebook 14, and leading global OEMs are scheduled to release several AMD powered Chromebooks throughout the year.