AMD Announces World’s Highest Performance Desktop and Ultra-thin Laptop Processors at CES 2020

AMD announced the world’s first x86 8-core ultrathin laptop processors at CES 2020 as part of the AMD Ryzen™ 4000 Series Mobile Processor family, built on the groundbreaking “Zen 2” core architecture with innovative 7nm process technology and optimized high performance Radeon™ graphics in an SOC design. As the third generation of AMD Ryzen Mobile processors, the new 4000 Series provides unprecedented performance levels, significant design enhancements, and incredible power efficiency for ultrathin and gaming laptops. AMD also announced the AMD Athlon™ 3000 Series Mobile Processor family powered by “Zen” architecture, enabling modern computing experiences with real performance for a wider range of laptop users. Consumers will be able to purchase the first AMD Ryzen 4000 Series and Athlon 3000 Series powered laptops from Acer, Asus, Dell, HP, Lenovo, and others starting in Q1 2020, with more systems expected to launch throughout 2020 with global OEM partners.

In addition, AMD announced the highly anticipated 64-core, 128-thread AMD Ryzen™ Threadripper™ 3990X will be available globally expected February 7, 2020. Purpose-built to enable extreme performance for 3D, visual effects, and video professionals, the 3990X delivers up to 51% faster rendering performance than the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X processor.  

AMD Ryzen 4000 Series Mobile Processors with Radeon™ Graphics

Featuring up to 8 cores and 16 threads, the AMD Ryzen 4000 U-Series Mobile Processors provide incredible responsiveness and portability, delivering disruptive performance for ultrathin laptops with a configurable 15W TDP6. Additionally, with more than 90 million laptop gamers and creators7, the AMD Ryzen 4000 H-Series Mobile Processors are the new standard for gaming and content creation in innovative, thin and light laptops with a configurable 45W TDP.

The new AMD Ryzen 7 4800U offers:

  • Up to 4% greater single-thread performance and up to 90% faster multithreaded performance than the competition
  • Up to 18% faster graphics performance than the competition.

The new AMD Ryzen 7 4800H offers:

  • Up to 5% greater single-threaded and up to 46% greater multi-threaded performance than the competition10
  • Up to 25% faster 4K video encoding using Adobe Premier than the competition11
  • Up to 39% greater gameplay physics simulation performance than the competition12

AMD also detailed AMD SmartShift technology, allowing users to harness Ryzen 4000 Mobile Processors, Radeon Graphics, and the latest AMD Radeon Software Adrenalin 2020 edition, advancing computing experiences by efficiently optimizing performance as needed taking gaming experiences to unprecedented new levels. By dynamically shifting power between the Ryzen processor and Radeon graphics, AMD SmartShift technology seamlessly delivers up to 10% greater gaming performance13 and up to 12% more content creation performance14.

3rd Gen AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X Processor

AMD also launched the highly anticipated AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X, the world’s first 64-core desktop processor. Creators around the world can purchase the industry-leading processor from participating global retailers and system integrators with on-shelf availability expected February 7, 2020.

With an unprecedented amount of single-socket compute performance in a desktop platform, the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X will be the definitive solution for digital content creation professionals working with 3D animation, raytraced VFX, and 8K video codecs delivering;

  • Up to 51% greater performance than the industry-leading Ryzen Threadripper 3970X in 3D Ray Tracing with the MAXON Cinema4D Renderer5
  • An historic Cinebench R20.06 score of 25,399 points for a single processor5

AMD Athlon 3000 Series Mobile Processors with Radeon Graphics

Bringing consumers more choice, the new AMD Athlon3000 Series Mobile Processor family expands the reach of the powerful “Zen” architecture to mainstream notebooks. Athlon 3000 Series enables modern computing experiences such as Windows Hello and Cortana, real performance for day-to-day productivity, and Full HD streaming. Offering up to 86% faster graphics and up to 51% better productivity performance over the competition15,16, systems are slated to be available from global OEMs in early 2020.

Product Specifications: Ryzen™ 4000 Series & Athlon™ 3000 Series Mobile Processors

MODELCORES/THREADScTDP6 (Watts)BOOST17/BASE FREQ. (GHz)RADEON™ GRAPHICSGPU CORESL2 / L3 CACHE (MB)
AMD Ryzen™ 7 4800H8C/16T45WUp to 4.2 / 2.9 GHzRadeon™ Graphics712
AMD Ryzen™ 5 4600H6C/12T45WUp to 4.0 / 3.0 GHzRadeon™ Graphics611
AMD Ryzen™ 7 4800U8C/16T15WUp to 4.2 / 1.8 GHzRadeon™ Graphics812
AMD Ryzen™ 7 4700U8C/8T15WUp to 4.1 / 2.0 GHzRadeon™ Graphics712
AMD Ryzen™ 5 4600U6C/12T15WUp to 4.0 / 2.1 GHzRadeon™ Graphics611
AMD Ryzen™ 5 4500U6C/6T15WUp to 4.0 / 2.3 GHzRadeon™ Graphics611
AMD Ryzen™ 3 4300U4C/4T15WUp to 3.7 / 2.7 GHzRadeon™ Graphics56
AMD Athlon™ Gold 3150U2C/4T15WUp to 3.3 / 2.4 GHzRadeon™ Graphics35
AMD Athlon™ Silver 3050U2C/2T15WUp to 3.2 / 2.3 GHzRadeon™ Graphics25

Product Specification: 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X               

MODELCORES/THREADSTDP6 (WATTS)BOOST17/ BASE FREQUENCY (GHZ)TOTAL CACHE (MB)PCIe® 4.0 LANES (processor + AMD TRX40)SEP (USD)18AVAILABILITY
AMD Ryzen™ Threadripper™ 3990X64/128280WUp to 4.3 / 2.928888 (72 useable)$3,990Feb 7, 2020

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