AMD today unveiled a host of new products at its CES 2022 presentation. The company introduced more than 20 new Ryzen 6000 series mobile processors, three new Radeon RX 6000S GPUs for thin and light laptops, five new Radeon RX 6000S GPUs for premium gaming laptops and more. Let’s take a look at the new AMD products that will power graphics-intensive laptops in 2022.
AMD Ryzen 6000 Series Processors Announced
Starting with the Ryzen 6000 series laptop processors, they are now based on the company’s enhanced “Zen 3+” core architecture and TSMC’s 6nm process to deliver better performance and lower power consumption. Company say that the new Ryzen 6000 CPUs have a 40% less power consumption and approximately 28% performance improvement compared to the previous components.
The new Ryzen 6000 processors also switch to RDNA2 integrated graphics to provide advanced features such as support for DirectX 12 Ultimate, 50% larger GPU compute engine, hardware accelerated ray tracing and 2 times larger L2 caches. When comparing the Ryzen 7 6800U CPU with the integrated Intel Core i7-1165G7 and the discrete Nvidia GeForce MX450, the former delivered significant performance gains in games like Fortnite, DOTA 2, CS: GO, Watch Dogs: Legion, and more.
In addition, the new Ryzen 6000 series processors will also support other latest technologies such as support for USB4, Wi-Fi 6, PCIe Gen-4, HDMI 2.1, Bluetooth 5.2, DDR5/LPDDR5 RAM and more. You can check out all the new Ryzen CPUs along with other details listed in the image below.
For the desktop side, AMD announced the Ryzen 7 5800X3D CPU, which is similar to the previous Ryzen 7 5800X. It has the same core and thread count as the latter. However, the Ryzen 7 5800X3D has an impressive 100MB cache, thanks to AMD’s 3D V-Cache technology. The company further adds that the Ryzen 7 5800X3D is faster than the Ryzen 9 5900X and the Intel Core i9-12900K in gaming. It will be launched sometime in the spring of 2022.
Additionally, AMD also teased its upcoming Ryzen 7000 series desktop CPUs, based on the Zen 4 architecture, which features a unique IHS design with exposed SMD capacitors. They will come with support for features such as DDR5 and PCIe 5.0 and will launch sometime in the second half of 2022.
AMD Radeon Graphics Announcements
In addition to unveiling the Ryzen 6000 series processors, AMD also announced a range of new Radeon GPUs for next-gen premium gaming laptops, thin and light gaming laptops and desktop PCs. The company says the new GPUs “provide incredible, next-level experiences to more gamers than ever.”
Starting with the Radeon RX 6000M GPUs, the lineup includes: the Radeon RX 6850M XT, Radeon RX 6650M XT, Radeon RX 6650M, Radeon RX 6500M and the Radeon RX 6300M mobile graphics processors. These will power premium gaming laptops from leading OEMs such as Asus, HP, Lenovo and more in 2022.
The Radeon RX 6000S series, on the other hand, will power thin and light gaming laptops. According to the company, it is the fastest growing segment in the gaming laptop market. This GPU family includes GPUs such as the Radeon RX 6800S, Radeon RX 6700S, and the Radeon RX 6600S.
For desktop PCs, AMD has introduced a number of new GPUs such as the Radeon RX 6500 XT and the Radeon RX 6400 GPU, which are designed to deliver 1080p gaming for next-gen AAA titles.
In addition, all the above Radeon GPUs are based on the new RDNA 2 architecture and come with AMD Infinity Cache technology with high bandwidth and low latency, support for DirectX 12 Ultimate, AMD FidelityFX Super Resolution (FSR) technology, and several other advanced features to support gaming with a high refresh rate and immersive visuals.
In addition to the above products, AMD announced several new products during its CES 2022 presentation. You can watch it from here to know all about AMD’s new offerings for this year. The company expects its new products to launch in February 2022 with laptops and desktops from leading manufacturers. By the end of the year, AMD expects more than 200 machines with the latest components.