New Quad-Core Ryzen™ 5 2400G and Ryzen™ 3 2200G Desktop Processors Combine High-performance Radeon “Vega” Architecture with Revolutionary “Zen” CPU Cores on a Single Chip
AMD Ryzen Desktop APUs Deliver Superior Console-Class HD Gaming Performance2 on Your Desktop, and Give Discrete Graphics Some Serious Competition Starting from $99
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AMD (NASDAQ:AMD) today introduced the world’s most powerful graphics on a desktop processor with the release of two Ryzen™ Desktop processor with built-in Radeon™ Vega graphics models.1 Now available, AMD Ryzen™ 5 2400G and AMD Ryzen™ 3 2200G processors combine four of the latest “Zen” CPU cores with advanced Radeon “Vega” architecture on a single chip, offering leadership levels of system and graphics performance3 at their respective $169 USD SEP and $99 USD SEP price points.
“When we launched our first Ryzen processors a year ago, we began driving innovation and competition across the PC market. We remain dedicated to this mission throughout 2018, as we further strengthen our Ryzen portfolio by adding two leadership APUs designed to meet the varying needs of today’s PC users,” said Jim Anderson, senior vice president and general manager, Computing and Graphics Business Group, AMD. "AMD Ryzen Desktop APUs are a perfect example of the innovation we bring to market for consumer and commercial PC users. Combining our high-performance CPU and GPU architectures, this new category of Ryzen desktop processors is designed to deliver a smooth overall computing experience, as well as the ability to enjoy true 1080p HD gaming, eSports or advanced display features through the visual fidelity of the built-in Radeon Vega graphics."
An advanced feature set further enhances the performance of Ryzen desktop APUs. Improved AMD SenseMI technology4 enables lower power usage at higher frequencies and reduced memory latencies. The new APUs also support Precision Boost 2, a multi-core boost algorithm that enables higher frequencies in gaming and real-world applications. And, with their built-in graphics, these new processors are compatible with Radeon™ FreeSync technology and compatible displays for effortlessly smooth gameplay5.
HIGH PERFORMANCE COMPUTING
The Ryzen 5 2400G processor delivers
- The same graphics performance in a single processor as combining the $199 USD Intel Core i5-8400 with an $89 USD NVIDIA GeForce GT 1030 discrete gaming GPU6
- Up to 156% more graphics performance than the Intel Core i5-84007
- Up to 21% more system performance than the Intel Core i5-84008
- Up to 39% faster graphics performance when overclocked9
Continuing the commitment to long-term stability with an exemplary customer experience in mind, Ryzen Desktop APUs support the same Socket AM4 infrastructure as Ryzen™ Desktop CPUs. Therefore, the new processors are compatible with the existing AM4 ecosystem of 120+ motherboards, requiring only a simple BIOS update.
Like all AMD Ryzen Desktop processors, Ryzen Desktop APUs are unlocked for performance tuning of CPU, DRAM, and GPU settings through the AMD Ryzen™ Master overclocking utility to enable even more performance for users who appreciate the freedom to overclock10.
Ryzen Desktop Processors with Radeon Vega Graphics are globally available today through etailers and retailers for use with the wide selection of AM4 motherboards currently in market. Exciting OEM systems with Ryzen Desktop Processors with Radeon Vega Graphics are expected in market in the coming months. Customers can get the latest product pricing and purchase information of AMD Ryzen Desktop APUs at AMD.com today.
Ryzen Desktop Processors with Radeon Vega Graphics:
|Model||CPU Cores||Threads||Max Boost
|Ryzen™ 5 2400G with Radeon™ RX Vega 11 Graphics||4||8||3.9||11||1250||6||65W||$169|
|Ryzen™ 3 2200G with Radeon™ Vega 8 Graphics||4||4||3.7||8||1100||6||65W||$99|
- Learn more about AMD Ryzen Desktop Processors with Radeon Vega Graphics at AMD.com/Ryzen
- Learn more about the “Zen” core architecture at AMD.com/Zen
- Learn more about AMD SenseMI Technology at AMD.com/en/technologies/sense-mi
- Learn more about Radeon FreeSync Technology at AMD.com/en/technologies/free-sync
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