Starting with AMD’s flagship Ryzen 7 5800U, this is an 8-core, 16-thread processor with a maximum boost clock of 4.4 GHz. According to AMD, the Ryzen 7 5800U far outperforms Intel’s latest 11th Gen Core i7-1185G7 by 44% in Adobe Premier video encoding and 39% in Blender 3D Ray Tracing.
Additionally, AMD has announced a new line of even higher-end HX series mobile processors unlocked for overclocking to bring desktop-like performance to mobiles. The first HX series processors we’ll see include the Ryzen 9 5900HX and the Ryzen 9 5980HX.
The Ryzen 9 5900HX is an 8-core, 16-thread processor with a 4.6GHz boost clock and 20MB of cache. The Ryzen 9 5980HX meanwhile has 8 cores and 16 threads, a 4.8 GHz boost clock and 20 MB of cache.
In addition, all Ryzen 5000 Series mobile processors receive an injection of RDNA 2 which is found in the latest AMD graphics cards as well as the chips feeding the Xbox Series X and PS5. To prove how much more powerful its integrated graphics are, AMD showed how it can work Horizon Zero Dawn at 1080p and over 100 fps.
Be sure to check out our roundup of biggest announcements at CES 2021 for more breaking news.
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