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AMD unveils new AMD Ryzen 5000 series processors and AMD Radeon RX 6700 video cards (12 photos)


In the coming 2021, AMD plansto release a full lineup of AMD Ryzen5000 series mobile processors based on Zen 3 architecture, including high-performance H-class and energy-efficient U-class chips.This was announced during a press conference at CES 2021 by Lisa Su, head of AMD Radeon RX 6700 graphics cards based on RDNA2 architecture, which are rumored to be presented in March.

AMD Ryzen 5000 High Performance Processorsthe H series are designed for gaming systems that require processing speed. The processors will have up to 8 cores with up to 16 threads. The HX modification will allow gamers and content creators to get the most out of their computer systems. In addition to performance, the HS modification will ensure the creation of compact notebooks in a case with low thickness and weight. Compared to the current generation, the AMD Ryzen 9 5980HX processor will increase single-threaded performance by 23% and multi-threaded by 17%.


AMD Ryzen 5000 U Mobile Processor Serieswill allow you to create compact laptops designed for the mass consumer. The TDP of the U-series processors is three times less than that of the flagship HX processors. At the same time, according to AMD, the AMD Ryzen 7 5800U processor guarantees an increase in single-threaded performance by 16%, and multi-threaded by 14%. However, the main advantage of this series is the reduction in power consumption, which provides autonomy for 21 hours when playing video or up to 17.5 hours when performing standard tasks.

Ryzen 5000 series processors willinstalled on laptops from companies such as Asus, HP and Lenovo, starting in the 1st quarter of 2021, and throughout 2021 AMD plans to install chips on 150 laptop models.


Lisa Su also announced the start of productionRyzen 5000 series desktop processors designed to replace the AMD Ryzen 9 5900X and AMD Ryzen 7 5800X with the goal of lowering the TDP to 65 W. At the same time, the new Ryzen 9 5900 processors guarantee a 24% increase in performance at 1080p.

AMD Ryzen High Performance ProcessorsThreadripper PRO will be available in global retail chains and online stores from March. These processors deliver improved performance for workstations with 64 cores, 8 memory channels, RDIMM and LRDIMM support, 128 PCIe Gen 4 lanes, and AMD PRO security technologies.


At the press conference, Lisa Su introducedthose present with the design of junior models of video cards based on the RDNA2 architecture, produced in modifications with one or two fans. The first real devices with GPU Navi 2X will hit the market in the first half of 2021. The power of the GPU Navi 2X will allow you to run the Horizon Zero Dawn gaming application on gaming laptops at 1440p at 60 frames per second.


Radeon RX 6700 dual fan graphics card,The presentation of which is expected at the current CES 2021 exhibition will receive a Navi 22 GPU. According to insiders, the RX 6700 should enter the market in March 2021. The single-fan version will receive an entry-level Navi 23 GPU and will be branded as the Radeon RX 6500.