Ryzen 2nd gen processor list: AMD Ryzen 2nd Generation release date, specs and everything you need to know

AMD Ryzen 2nd Generation release date, specs and everything you need to know

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Intel used to be the de facto king of the CPU world, designing the best processors out there – hands down. However, with AMD Ryzen, everything changed. These days, AMD is dominating the market with not just AMD Ryzen 2nd Generation and Threadripper 2nd Generation, but also its recently released Ryzen 3rd Generation. In fact, AMD has more than doubled Intel’s sales, according to a German retailer.

As far as this generation goes, however, we’ve been able to put a wide range of Ryzen 2nd Generation processors to the test, from the Ryzen 5 2600X to the powerhouse Ryzen 7 2700X, we know AMD isn’t pulling any punches when it comes to power and value.

There were rumors of a Ryzen 7 2800X, which might have given the recent Coffee Lake Refresh processors a run for their money – but, with the advent of AMD Ryzen 3rd Generation, announced at Computex 2019 and released July 7th, 2019, we doubt that particular processor will ever surface.

Additionally, AMD has brought Zen 2 to the mainstream, the architecture behind the 3rd generation of Ryzen. And, according to the latest rumors, we could see up to 16-cores on the flagship, and clock speeds up to 5.0GHz. If there’s any weight to this, the processor world will shake when these next-gen chunks of silicon drop sometime in 2019.

Microsoft has also announced that its next-generation Xbox console, known as Project Scarlett, will utilize a custom-designed SoC based on Zen 2.

Cut to the chase

  • What is it? AMD’s upgraded, budget-friendly processor chips
  • When is it out? Out now
  • What will it cost?  $199 (about £140, AU$260) starting price for the Ryzen 5 2600

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AMD Ryzen 2nd Generation release date

The first-generation Ryzen processors launched in March 2017 and continued to roll out throughout 2017. Ryzen 2nd Generation chips launched at around the same time the following year, on April 19, 2018, after being made available for pre-order a few days before.

Beyond the first few AMD Ryzen 2nd Generation chips, AMD continued to roll out some Ryzen Pro and Ryzen Threadripper chips through the rest of 2018. Ryzen Pro chips are designed for business and IT use cases, with up to 8-cores and 16-threads. Ryzen Threadripper 2nd Generation, the ‘big daddy’ of AMD’s 2nd gen offerings with up to 32 cores, is for die hard creative types.

AMD also announced a Ryzen 5 2500X and Ryzen 3 2300X, but at this point we don’t expect to see these mid-range chips make it to market. Intel’s Coffee Lake Refresh has been out for a while now, and Ryzen 3rd Generation chips have also hit the streets, having been announced at Computex 2019.

Even though AMD Ryzen 3rd Generation have been released, AMD may be releasing 50th anniversary editions of some of its parts, including the beloved Ryzen 7 2700X.

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AMD Ryzen 2nd Generation price

AMD made its second generation of Ryzen chips to be just as affordable as the first batch. Granted, offering more reasonably priced CPUs has always been AMD’s edge. However, for the first time in years, the cheaper Ryzen chips could truly compete with, if not surpass, Intel’s offerings.

AMD has decided to continue its course with the 2nd Generation models. It was important that it delivered affordable, high-performing CPUs. And, the price tags we’ve seen for the mid-range chips keep in line with the pricing for the first generation.

  • AMD Ryzen 7 2700X: $329 (£329, AU$509) 
  • AMD Ryzen 7 2700:  $299 (£279, AU$419) 
  • AMD Ryzen 5 2600X: $229 (£209, AU$338) 
  • AMD Ryzen 5 2600: $199 (£179, AU$259) 

In 2017, the quad-core Ryzen 3 1300X debuted at $129 (£112, AU$169), while Intel’s Core i3 7350K went for $149 (£169, AU$299). Bump up to the hexa-core Ryzen 5 1600X, and we saw it offered for $249 (£249, AU$359) – compare that to the quad-core Intel Core i5-7600K at $239 (£219, AU$339), although you drop a couple of cores in the process.

We saw the biggest difference in price with the Ryzen 7 1800X, which at $499 (£500, around AU$650) was almost half the price of Intel’s Core i7-5960X/6900K. Of course, this lead Intel to introduce a more affordable Intel Core i7-8700K and Intel Core i7-7820X. Meanwhile, the AMD Threadripper 1950X came in at $999 (£999, AU$1,439) and delivered even stronger performance than Intel’s like-priced Core i9-7900X.

Of course, AMD had slashed its Ryzen prices across the board when they announced the 2nd Generation, keeping things competitive with Intel as the two companies fight for your CPU-buying dollars.

AMD Ryzen 2nd Generation specs

Ryzen 2nd generation processors offer an impressive generational leap over their predecessors. They’re built using an updated 12-nanometer process, which will pack in even more transistors and thus provide more raw speed along the way.

According to AMD 12nm process results in an approximately 16% performance increase and 11% better lower power draw over the original Ryzen’s 14nm process.

We finally came across rumors swirling around about the Ryzen 2nd Generation APUs, which will succeed the Ryzen 5 2400G and Ryzen 3 2200G. According to PCGamesN, the next generation APUs should be coming out in the next year, and will feature the same Zen+ 12nm architecture as the Ryzen 2nd Generation CPUs. This could mean APUs will see a similar performance boost as we saw when the first generation Ryzen chips were superseded.

AMD states that the Ryzen 2nd Generation chips will be the smallest and fastest desktop processors to date – lofty promises. However, they’ll definitely excite PC enthusiasts and users of all stripes. Ryzen 2nd Generation chips should deliver higher clock speeds and introduce the enhanced Precision Boost 2 technology to boost performance during high-drain scenarios.

And, now that we’ve been able to play with the Ryzen 7 2700X and the Ryzen 5 2600X, we know that AMD has succeeded in pushing its specs. The 2700X with its 8-cores, 16-threads and speedy boost clock of 4. 3GHz outperforms the Intel Core i7-8700K, AMD has fully embraced the enthusiast market. Even the lower-end Ryzen 5 2600X pushes performance into the next generation with 6-cores, 12-threads and a 4.2 GHz boost clock.

We also saw leaked benchmarks for the Ryzen 3 2300X and Ryzen 5 2500X. The former is a four-core, four-thread processor clocked at 3.5GHz and a 4.0GHz boost clock. Meanwhile the Ryzen 5 2500X is a four-core, eight-thread chip, featuring a 3.6GHz core clock, boosting up to 4.0GHz.

Since these chips came out, they’ve been excellent entry-level and mid-range options, respectively, but seem to only be available in prebuilt systems.

We also saw a leak from ASRock pointing to the existence of some low-power E-series Ryzen 2nd Generation chips, the Ryzen 5 2600E and Ryzen 7 2700E. These chips will have a much lower 45W TDP and feature an 8-core design for the Ryzen 7, and 6-cores for the Ryzen 5 – according to the rumor reported by Wccftech. These rumors have since been proven true when they both launched in September of 2018.

However, it doesn’t stop with the desktop chips. AMD has also rolled out Ryzen 2nd Generation mobile chips in the Ryzen 7 2700U, Ryzen 5 2500U, Ryzen 3 2300U and Ryzen 3 2200U. These all have Vega graphics packed in, which means you can do some light gaming on them. The two higher-end chips are four-core, eight-thread processors with boost clocks of 3.8GHz and 3.6GHz for the Ryzen 7 and Ryzen 5, respectively.

The Ryzen 3 2300U and 2200U are four-core, four-thread chips with 3.4GHz boost clocks. The main difference between these two chips is that the former features stronger Vega graphics, while the 2200U has a higher base clock of 2.5GHz.

AMD Ryzen 2nd Generation is the culmination of everything AMD wanted to do with Ryzen. And, if the specs of the Ryzen 2nd Generation CPUs are anything to go off of, we’re very excited about what this lineup can do.

AMD has a very technical primer on Precision Boost 2 from its Ryzen Mobile Processor with Radeon Vega Graphics, in case you want to dig into the specs.

We’ve seen some SenseMi improvements in AMD’s recent Ryzen-based desktop APUs, so it stands to reason that there are similar performance and efficiency increases in the Ryzen 2nd Generation line. That could include optimized power usage through Pure Power smart sensors and improved overclocking potential from Extended Frequency Range 2.

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Anyone wanting to upgrade from Ryzen Gen 1 should be happy to know that AMD has kept the same AM4 socket intact, so you don’t have to buy a new motherboard to slot one of these CPUs into your machine. There is also an enhanced X470 chipset that’s optimized for Ryzen 2nd Generation with lower power consumption.

Keep in mind that AMD calls the heart of Ryzen 2nd Generation the Zen+ architecture, rather than Zen 2. What’s the difference? Well, Zen 2 is a completely new architecture built on a 7nm process, which – as you can imagine – offers a world of difference when it comes to power and performance.

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AMD’s roadmap shows the Zen 2 and Zen 3 (listed at «7nm+») cores coming somewhere between the release of the Zen+ and the year 2020, which we expected to appear in 2019. And it looks like Zen 2 has arrived along with Ryzen’s 3rd generation.

Zen 2 design is, naturally, complete at this point, and it «improves on Zen in multiple dimensions» according to AMD. And the Zen 3 is «on track,» as well. AMD could be primed to shake up the CPU industry all over again with the Zen 2. However, Zen+ is what’s powering the Ryzen 2nd Gen chips.

Even so, there are many reasons to be excited for the Ryzen 2nd Generation chips, especially if you’re in the market for a PC upgrade this year. And, even with Intel on the defensive, it’s safe to say that AMD has knocked it out of the park.

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The 2nd Gen Ryzen Price Comparison

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We had earlier leaked the specifications and benchmark results of the 2nd Gen Ryzen processors, codenamed Pinnacle Ridge. Now, we can reveal to you the official 2nd Gen Ryzen price list, and our price comparison with other AMD Ryzen CPUs!


AMD has officially announced that they will be launching four 2nd Gen Ryzen processors :

  • AMD Ryzen 7 2700X – 8C / 16T, 20 MB cache, 3.7 GHz / 4.3 GHz : US$ 329
  • AMD Ryzen 7 2700 – 8C / 16T, 20 MB cache, 3.2 GHz / 4.1 GHz : US$ 299
  • AMD Ryzen 5 2600X – 6C / 12T, 19 MB cache, 3.6 GHz / 4.2 GHz : US$ 229
  • AMD Ryzen 5 2600 – 6C / 12T, 19 MB cache, 3.4 GHz / 3.9 GHz : US$ 199

For your convenience, we prepared a table to compare the 2nd Gen Ryzen price lists, with the recently discounted prices for the existing AMD Ryzen processors.

As of 13 April 2018 Malaysia SEP
(including 6% GST)
(excluding taxes)
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X RM 4,699 / ~$1,190 $999
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1920X RM 3,799 / ~$963 $799
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1900X RM 2,299 / ~$582 $449
AMD Ryzen 7 1800X RM 1,699 / ~$430 $349
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X RM 1,559 / ~$400 $329
AMD Ryzen 7 1700X RM 1,499 / ~$380 $309
AMD Ryzen 7 2700 RM 1,429 / ~$366 $299
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 RM 1,399 / ~$354 $299
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X RM 1,059 / ~$272 $229
AMD Ryzen 5 1600X RM 999 / ~$253 $219
AMD Ryzen 5 2600 RM 899 / ~$231 $199
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 RM 859 / ~$218 $189
AMD Ryzen 5 1500X RM 799 / ~$202 $174
AMD Ryzen 5 2400G RM 759 / ~$192 $169
AMD Ryzen 5 1400 RM 739 / ~$187 $169
AMD Ryzen 3 1300X RM 579 / ~$147 $129
AMD Ryzen 3 2200G RM 479 / ~$121 $99
AMD Ryzen 3 1200 RM 459 / ~$116 $109

As you can see, there are some differences in the 2nd Gen Ryzen price list for Malaysia, and the United States.

  • The AMD Ryzen 7 2700 costs the same as the Ryzen 7 1700 in the US, but in Malaysia, it is priced RM 30 (~US$ 12) or about 2% higher.
  • It appears that the AMD Ryzen 7 2700 will directly replace the Ryzen 7 1700 in the US, but both models will continued to exist side-by-side in Malaysia, at least initially.

You can also see that the positioning of the AMD Ryzen 3 2200G versus the Ryzen 3 1200 is different in the US, than it is in Malaysia.


The 2nd Gen Ryzen processors will be available for purchase worldwide on 19 April 2018 (9 AM EDT).

Pre-orders for these new processors, though, will kick off today – 13 April 2018 (9 AM EDT). Here are some pre-order links for your convenience :

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  • AMD Ryzen 7 2700X : US$ 329
  • AMD Ryzen 7 2700 : US$ 299
  • AMD Ryzen 5 2600X : US$ 229
  • AMD Ryzen 5 2600 : US$ 199

Some system builds based on the 2nd Gen Ryzen are also available for pre-order right now :

  • Cyberpower PC Gamer Supreme (Ryzen 7 2700X, GeForce GTX 1080, 32 GB RAM, 240 GB SSD + 2 TB HDD) : $2,289. 99


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What does the marking of Intel and AMD

processors mean?

Each processor has a specific name that can tell a lot. By name, you can understand not only the approximate level of performance, but also many other parameters.

AMD Processors

With the release of Ryzen processors, AMD introduced a new product naming that uses Intel logic. Before that, the labeling for FX processors was different. Let’s look at examples of what the numbers and letters mean in the name of AMD processors.


This part consists of the company name and processor brand. In addition to Ryzen, there are even less powerful Athlon processors, professional Ryzen Threadripper and server Epyc. Interestingly, when switching to new processors, Intel and AMD did not abandon their past eminent brands Celeron, Pentium and Athlon. These processors now occupy the most affordable segment in the lines of both companies.

Processor family

All Ryzen processors are divided into several families based on performance levels. The higher the number, the more powerful the processor:

  • Ryzen 3 entry level,
  • Ryzen 5 — Medium,
  • Ryzen 7 — pre-top level,
  • Ryzen 9 is the top level.

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The main differences are in the number of cores and threads. In addition, clock speeds, cache size, and other characteristics may vary.

There are also PRO processors, such as the Ryzen 7 PRO 3700. These are enterprise processors that support encryption technologies and additional security features. But no one forbids their use in home systems.


It is important not to confuse the generation of processors with the generation of the Zen architecture on which these processors are based:

  • 1st generation Ryzen — Zen architecture;
  • 2nd generation Ryzen — Zen+ architecture;
  • 3rd Gen Ryzen — Zen 2 architecture;
  • Ryzen 5th Gen — Zen 3 architecture.

Please note that the 4th generation consists of APUs and mobile processors and is still based on Zen 2. In addition, processors within the same generation may be based on different architectures. So, mobile processors Ryzen 3 5300U, Ryzen 5 5500U and Ryzen 7 5700U are Zen 2.

The difference between generations is expressed in performance, primarily due to the refinement of the architecture. This is both better work with memory, and an increase in performance per core, an increase in the maximum clock frequency. But the number of cores basically does not change. So, Ryzen 5 1600 and Ryzen 5 5600 each have 6 cores and 12 threads.

Processor number

In English-speaking countries, this item is called SKU (Stock Keeping Unit), which can be translated into Russian as an article. This number indicates the position of a particular processor within the same family. The higher the number, the better the processor. There is also an even more detailed name, and the difference can be significant. For example, the Ryzen 9 3900X has 12 cores, while the 3950X already has 16.

Please note that the numbers are not repeated in different families: 3600 is always Ryzen 5, and 3700 is Ryzen 7. There is no Ryzen 5 3700 or Ryzen 7 3600 .

Letter suffix

There may not be a suffix, in which case you have a regular desktop processor. Overclocking is not indicated in any way, since all Ryzen desktop processors have an unlocked multiplier.

  • G — has integrated graphics;
  • E — energy efficient processor with reduced heat pack;
  • GE — energy efficient processor with reduced heat pack and integrated graphics;
  • X — processors with higher clock speeds, in fact, overclocked by the manufacturer;
  • XT — even more powerful processors with higher maximum frequencies;
  • H — a productive series for laptops;
  • HX — an even more powerful series of processors for laptops;
  • HS — a special series of AMD processors, the performance of which is equal to the H series, but the heat pack is reduced;
  • U is an energy efficient series for notebooks with a reduced heat pack.

Intel processors

Intel has a fairly simple naming scheme for processors. The price category, performance, the presence of a built-in video core and other parameters are encrypted in the title. For example, Intel Core i5-9600K. However, this can be confusing for an unprepared buyer, let’s take a closer look at the marking of Intel processors using specific examples.

A brand or trademark refers to both the company name and the processor. Intel has many varieties of processors: Celeron, Pentium, Core and Xeon, each of which solves its problem. So, Celeron and Pentium are affordable processors for tasks where high performance is not required, Core is great for games and work applications, and Xeon are server processors.

Processor family

The Intel Core brand has its own performance differentiation. Thanks to the numbers in the name, you can understand which level the processor belongs to:

  • Core i3 — entry level;
  • Core i5 — mid-level;
  • Core i7 — pre-top level;
  • Core i9 is the top level.

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The main differences are in the number of cores and threads. In addition, clock speeds, cache size, and other characteristics may vary.


The newer the processor, the better. In 2021, the 11th generation of processors is relevant. But this does not mean that all the previous ones are immediately outdated. It is important to know the differences between generations, as characteristics are constantly changing. So, in the seventh generation, Core i5 processors had only 4 cores, but in the eighth generation there were already 6.

Processor number

as an article. By number, you can understand the position of a particular processor in its family. They differ mainly in the base and maximum clock speeds, as well as the amount of cache memory. The higher this number, the more powerful the processor. Simply put, i5−9600 is better than i5-9400. Please note that the numbers are not repeated in different families: 9600 is always i5, and 9100 is i3. There is no i5-9100 or i3-9600.

Older generations often had an even more detailed designation, such as Core i7-4770K. It is also common in modern mobile versions. Moreover, the differences are more significant than those of desktop processors. For example, the i7-10850H has only 6 cores, while the i7-10870H has 8. % compared to Intel 10nm SuperFin due to optimization of FinFET transistors. Intel 4 will take full advantage of EUV lithography to form extremely small features using extreme UV tools. The processor will debut in production from the second half of 2022 and will first appear in commercial products in 2023. Intel 3 will be based on further FinFET technology optimizations and extended use of EUV tools to achieve performance-per-watt gains of approximately 18% over Intel 4, among other improvements. Intel 3 is expected to be ready for commercial production in the second half of 2023.

Intel 20A will be Intel’s first angstrom process technology. Its implementation will be associated with two revolutionary technologies — RibbonFET and PowerVia. Gate-All-Around (GAA) RibbonFET will be Intel’s first new transistor architecture since FinFET was first introduced in 2011. This technology provides faster transistor switching speeds in a smaller footprint with a channel current comparable to a multi-channel configuration. Intel 20A is expected to launch in 2024.

In addition to the Intel 20A, the Intel 18A process is also under development and is expected to launch in early 2025 with improved RibbonFET technology to further increase transistor performance.

Letter suffix

It should be noted right away that it may not exist at all — i3-9100, i7-8700, etc. This means that the processor does not have any specific designations. Before us is a standard CPU for desktop PCs.

  • K — unlocked multiplier, that is, the processor can be overclocked if there is a motherboard on the Z-chipset;
  • F — lack of a built-in video core, that is, you cannot do without a separate video card;
  • G1-G7 — processors with new Intel Iris X integrated graphics;
  • G — comes with discrete graphics, for example, on the Intel NUC platform;
  • X or XE — processors from the X-line. They differ from ordinary Cores in a socket and a large number of cores;
  • H — a productive series for laptops;
  • HK — a productive series for laptops with an unlocked multiplier;
  • HQ — productive series for laptops, 4 cores;
  • T — desktop processors with reduced heat pack;
  • U — energy efficient series for laptops with reduced heat pack;
  • Y is an energy-efficient series for notebooks with the lowest possible heat pack.

Various combinations are also possible, like i7-10700KF, which means no integrated graphics and overclocking support.


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AMD launches PC processor with record number of cores




    As part of Computex 2018, AMD for the first time demonstrated Ryzen desktop processors with a record 32 cores per chip, as well as a new Radeon graphics chip with 7nm standards. Deliveries of new products are expected before the end of the year.

    Record number of desktop processor cores

    AMD has announced the second generation of AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2 processors, containing 32 cores and manufactured using the 12 nm process technology. That’s double the 16 cores of AMD’s first-generation Threadripper chips, and is the most core-capable desktop processor ever.

    Thus, in terms of the number of cores for desktop PCs, AMD is still ahead of everyone, including Intel. So, at Computex 2018, Intel Senior Vice President Gregory Bryant showed a desktop processor with a record 28 cores for the company and clocked at 5 GHz, which should also begin shipping before the end of 2018.

    As part of the presentation, AMD Radeon Vega GPUs, made in compliance with the 7 nm process technology, were also announced.

    32-core AMD Ryzen Threadripper processors scheduled for commercial shipments in Q3 2018. Mass shipments of the new generation of AMD Radeon Vega graphics chips expected before the end of 2018.

    AMD CEO Dr. Lisa Xu demonstrates AMD Vega 7nm


    While demonstrating new product samples at a special conference at Computex 2018, AMD President and CEO Dr. Lisa Su said, “At Computex 2018, we demonstrated that our CPU and GPU portfolio will be the most representative in the industry in the coming months. Our new 7nm and 12nm products under the Ryzen, Radeon and EPYC brands will ensure AMD leads the way in high performance computing in all markets, from premium devices and gaming to machine learning and data centers.”

    New processors for the user segment

    The new AMD Threadripper 2 or Threadripper 2000 series processors, which will be built on the updated AMD Zeppelin 12nm process, have been tentatively named Colfax and were unveiled at Computex 2018 by AMD SVP Jim Anderson (Jim Anderson) .


    SVP Jim Anderson Shows First 32-Core Ryzen


    Like the previous generation of chips, AMD Threadripper 2 processors are based on the Zen+ architecture and will be available in 32 cores and 64 threads, or 24 cores and 48 threads for the 409 processor. 4-pin TR4 connector (LGA).

    Similar to the 32-core EPYC server chips, the new AMD Threadripper 2000 processors will also be based on four 8-core slots, but with total support for only four channels of DDR4-3200 RAM.

    AMD Threadripper 2 Architectural Features

    The new 32/24-core Threadripper 2 processors will be thermally limited to 250W and clocked at 3.0GHz in base mode and 3.4GHz in WIP turbo mode. Each processor is equipped with 64/48 MB L3 cache and supports up to 64 lanes of the PCIe 3.0 bus. The base set of logic for the new chips will be the upgraded AMD X39 chipset9.

    Test bench comparison with 32- and 24-core Threadripper 2 and 28-core Core i9

    The appearance of the first batches of new AMD Threadripper 2 processors is tentatively expected in August 2018. Together with them, the first motherboards based on the X399 logic will appear on the market, such as the updated MSI X399 Refresh with a 19-phase voltage regulator shown at Comptex 2018, Gigabyte X399 Refresh and others.

    MSI X399 Refresh Motherboard for AMD Threadripper 2 9 chips0005

    At the show, AMD and partners also showcased a number of laptop and desktop prototypes based on the new 2nd generation Ryzen processors. Their list includes the Acer Predator Helios 500 gaming laptop, Predator Orion 5000 desktop, Nitro 50 gaming desktop, ASUS VivoBook X505ZA and X570ZD laptops; Dell Inspiron 13″ 7000 convertible laptops, Inspiron 15″ 5000 laptops, and Inspiron 7000 gaming desktop PC; HP Envy x360 13″ and Envy x360 15″ laptops, Huawei MateBook D 14″ laptop, and Lenovo Yoga 530, IdeaPad 530S, 330S laptops and 330.

    New graphics for servers and professional PCs

    Introduced at Computex 2018, the AMD Radeon Vega 7nm GPU is designed for use in professional systems and data center graphics accelerators.

    The new AMD Radeon Vega graphics processor is based on the Vega microarchitecture of the same name. Its feature is integration in a single chip together with a high-speed memory of the HBM2 architecture with a capacity of 32 GB.