AMD Announces Ryzen 5000C “Zen 3” Processors for Chromebooks

Today, AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) announced new Ryzen 5000 C-Series processors, bringing “Zen 3” architecture to premium Chrome OS devices for work and collaboration. The new processors offer all-day battery life1 and leadership performance with up to eight high-performance x86 cores, the most available for Chrome OS2. These leadership AMD processors enable an expansion beyond education into the growing consumer and commercial Chrome OS markets.

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With enhanced Radeon™ graphics, Ryzen 5000 C-Series processors for Chrome are expected to offer up to 67% faster responsiveness3 and up to 85% better graphics performance4 than the previous generation. Wi-Fi® 6E and Bluetooth® 5.2 give users cutting-edge connectivity and more data bandwidth than ever before.

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“AMD is raising the performance bar for modern Chromebooks,” said Saeid Moshkelani, senior vice president and general manager, Client business unit, AMD. “With up to eight cores, the Ryzen 5000 C-Series processors give Chromebook users the flexibility to stay unplugged all day without sacrificing performance and productivity.”

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AMD Ryzen 5000 C-Series processors are coming soon in systems from major OEM partners in the consumer, education, and enterprise markets. The Ryzen 7 5825C processor will launch first in the HP Elite c645 G2 Chromebook Enterprise starting in June, enabling multi-tasking and incredible battery life for the hybrid workforce. Later this year, Acer Chromebook Spin 514 will bring productivity and collaboration to consumer and enterprise customers in a durable and efficient convertible design.

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