AMD launches their 2nd Generation of AMD Ryzen Mobile Processors

AMD has just announced their line up on their 2nd Generation AMD Ryzen Mobile Processors.

Since 2017, AMD has been playing catch-up with Intel’s line of processors. At the end of 2017, they launched their first AMD Ryzen mobile processor line up. With the growth of Gaming Notebooks and Chromebooks, there has also been a more push for premium designs.

In 2019, AMD has refreshed their Ryzen line-up and will be pushing their A4 and A6 processors for their Chromebooks and Value Windows notebooks and Ryzen Mobile Processors with AMD Radeon Graphics.

Performance gains

AMD previews some of their benchmarks, showing us 14% faster Web Browsing and 27% faster rendering or editing in Adobe Photoshop versus the Intel 8th Gen. Processors. They proudly let us know that working on a Ryzen laptop notebook will be a lot smoother.

Better Optimization

ÁMD has taken greater effort in optimizing their latest mobile processors with the modern features of Windows. You get 10 hours of video play back, better battery life and better 4K HDR streaming capabilities.

New Gaming Laptops

We have seen AMD Mobile Processors (ULV) on previous laptops such as ACER, HP and ASUS. Now they take more strategic opportunities in 2019 with their H series. We will definitely be seeing more AMD Ryzen laptops in 2019 versus Intel. We see this with ASUS FX505DY.

The 2nd Generation AMD Ryzen Mobile Processors

Driver Updates

AMD puts more heart into their driver support, promising frequent updates with from the first quarter of 2019. Offering better optimization and smoother gaming with 2nd Generation AMD Ryzen Mobile Processors.

Entry-Level Laptop Segment

In order for AMD to be able to compete in the lower end of the market segment, AMD introduces two new 8th Generation Excavator CPUs under the classification of AMD A6-9220C and the AMD A4-9120C. Products that have been similar to existing products under the same SKU name without the suffix. AMD took the existing A4 and A6 and reduced their TDP from 15W to 6W and slightly increased the GPU frequency.

AMD intends to penetrate the Chromebook market with this line of processors where they believe will be highly competitive with Intel’s Celeron and Pentium processors. AMD’s design here pretty much has a win and ACER just announced their upcoming Chromebook 315 utilizing these new CPUs.

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