We have been hearing about AMD’s next generation of chips for a while now, with multiple leaks in the last few days. AMDs today made it official, introducing its new 4000 series of APUs, along with a new entry-level Athlon PRO series. Read on!
AMD today revealed its 4th generation Ryzen chips, including the 4000G and Ryzen PRO 4000G, in addition to the entry level Athlon 3000G. The 4000G and PRO 4000G are the first 7 nm AMD chips on the AM4 desktops. These chips come with up to 8 Zen 2 cores, with a Radeon Vega 8 iGPU. The Athlon 3000G series is based on the 12 nm process with Zen+ cores.
The models AMD announced today are all meant for OEM prebuilt systems. This means they will not be available in the retail consumer market. No pricing details were released for the same reason. Take a look at the SKUs available under these new series:
The Ryzen 4000 series has 6 SKUs with the 4700G sitting at the top, with 8 cores and 16 threads with clock speeds up to 4.4 GHz. Three of these chips run at 65W TDP. The other three are low-power variants of the same chips, under the GE monicker, with 35W TDP. The Athlon 3000G series has 3 SKUs at 35W with the Gold 3150G sitting at the top, with 4 cores and 4 threads and a max clock of 3.9 GHz. Additionally all of these 9 SKUs are offered under the PRO lineup.
OEM assembled systems with these chips are expected to be released in the coming weeks. Planning on getting one? Let us know in the comments, below!