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AMD introduces Ryzen 9 5990HX and Ryzen 7 5800U mobile processors for laptops this year


Despite the pandemic in 2020, AMD had a great year because of the success of the AMD Ryzen 4000 Series Mobile Processors. So to kickstart 2021, the company has launched the successor which is the Ryzen 5000 Series. Here's what happened when AMD delivered the keynote.


The chip is constructed for gaming and content creation, the processors will be available in major PC brands such as ASUS, Acer, HP and Lenovo. Riding on the relatively new AMD Zen 3 architecture from the desktop processors, it features up to 8 cores and 16 threads and AMD is plunging it to two segments - the HX series and HS series. The HX series is for the gamers and content creators, whereas the latter is used for thinner and lighter form factors.



There is also a new AMD Ryzen 9 5990HX processor which has up to 23% boosted single-threaded performance and up to 17% quicker multi-threaded performance over the previous creation. For the mainstream consumers, the new AMD Ryzen 7 5800U processor offers 16% and 14% advancement respectively, as well as up to 17.5 hours of general usage and up to 21 hours of movie playback on a single charge.


Other highlights include two new reduced-TDP alternatives to the Ryzen 9 5900X and Ryzen 7 5800X desktop processors, and the Ryzen Threadripper PRO processors too.