AMD Unveils Game-Changing Desktop Processors and AI Integration at CES 2024

At the prestigious CES 2024 event, AMD made seismic waves in the tech world by revealing an array of new products that promise to elevate desktop computing to unparalleled heights.
AMD Ryzen 8040Among the standout reveals was the introduction of the AMD Ryzen 8000G Series desktop processors, spearheaded by the Ryzen 7 8700G, touted to house the world’s most potent built-in graphics. This marked AMD’s groundbreaking entry of a dedicated AI neural processing unit (NPU) into desktop PC processors, signifying a pivotal leap in enabling enhanced AI capabilities for consumers. The move aimed to bolster productivity, efficiency, and collaborative tasks.

Furthermore, AMD strengthened its offerings with the introduction of new Ryzen 5000 processors, ensuring expanded choices for users in constructing systems tailored for productivity, gaming, or content creation. Notable among these new offerings was the Ryzen 7 5700X3D, leveraging advanced 3D V-Cache technology to deliver a substantial performance boost for gamers.

Jack Huynh, AMD’s senior vice president and general manager of Computing and Graphics Group, highlighted their commitment to leading the AI hardware revolution, emphasizing the broad portfolio of processors embedded with dedicated AI engines. Huynh expressed excitement about expanding their AI influence to desktop computing through the Ryzen 8000G Series processors, alongside their partners in the ecosystem.

The AMD Ryzen 8000G Series Desktop Processors, touted as the ultimate all-in-one desktop processor, promises users up to eight cores and 16 threads, ensuring remarkable power and performance for intensive tasks such as gaming and content creation. These processors, based on the AMD “Zen 4” architecture, prioritize energy efficiency while capitalizing on the speed of the “Zen 4” design.

The AMD Ryzen 7 8700G, with eight cores, 16 threads, 24MB of Cache, and Radeon 780M graphics, leads the lineup. Additionally, the Ryzen 5 8600G offers six cores, 12 threads, 22MB of Cache, and Radeon 760M graphics. These processors incorporate AMD Ryzen AI technology, including the groundbreaking NPU, aimed at accelerating AI software capabilities within PCs to optimize workloads and introduce AI-driven experiences like noise cancellation.

All models within the 8000G Series boast Radeon 700M graphics, ensuring impressive visual fidelity and delivering a smooth AAA 1080p gaming experience at an affordable price point, even in compact form factors. The processors also feature AMD EXPO technology for higher memory frequencies, Precision Boost Overdrive (PBO) for one-touch overclocking, and a promise of smoother frame rates.

DIY customers and SI partners can expect the AMD Ryzen 8000G Series desktop processors to be available starting January 31st, 2024, with OEM systems projected for release in Q2 2024.

Meanwhile, the AMD Ryzen 5000 Series Desktop Processors, built on the “Zen 3” architecture, aim to deliver unmatched performance for gaming enthusiasts. Featuring four new processors, including the AMD Ryzen 7 5700X3D leveraging 3D V-Cache technology for enhanced gaming performance, these processors are set to become available to DIY customers and SI partners from January 31st, 2024.

AMD’s OEM partners, including ACER, ASUS, Lenovo, HP, and Razer, are set to launch a range of handheld gaming systems, gaming laptops, and personal laptops powered by the AMD Ryzen 8040 Series, promising exceptional performance for gamers, professionals, and consumers.

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