AMD announced on Tuesday (22) the arrival of two new lines of processors Ryzen and Athlon, based on Zen architecture and intended for exclusive use on Chromebooks. The novelties bring web browsing up to 178% faster than the previous generation and improvements for multitasking.
Developed in collaboration with Google, the new Ryzen 3000 C-Series and Athlon 3000 C-Series will equip the first Chromebook models with Zen architecture, from brands such as Lenovo, Acer, HP and Asus, expected to hit stores in the bedroom quarter of this year.
In the case of the Ryzen line, there are three options, all of which perform up to 212% higher for content creation and multitasking, compared to the old line. The graphics performance also shows superior results, according to the company, thanks to the presence of integrated AMD Radeon GPUs.
The new generation consists of the Ryzen 3 3250C, Ryzen 5 3500C and Ryzen 7 3700C chips. While the first has two cores, four threads and a 14 nm Zen architecture, the last two have four cores, eight threads and a 12 nm Zen + architecture.
The Ryzen 7 3700C version is the most powerful, clocked at 2.3 GHz (up to 4 GHz), 6 MB cache and 10-core GPU, numbers reaching 2.1 GHz, 6 MB and 8 cores on Ryzen 5 3500C.