AMD Reimagines Everyday Computing with New “Zen” Based Athlon™ Desktop Processors
AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) today announced a reimagined family of AMD Athlon desktop processors with Radeon Vega graphics that have been optimized for everyday PC users: the AMD Athlon 200GE, Athlon 220GE, and Athlon 240GE processor.
Combining the high-performance x86 “Zen”3 core and “Vega” graphics architectures in a versatile System-on-Chip (SOC) design, the Athlon desktop processors offer responsive and reliable computing for a wide range of experiences, from day-to-day needs like web browsing and video streaming through more advanced workloads like high-definition PC gaming.
Complementing this news, AMD announced the availability of the commercial-grade Athlon PRO 200GE desktop processor, along with three 2nd Gen Ryzen PRO desktop processor models for the commercial, enterprise, and the public sector: the Ryzen 7 PRO 2700X, Ryzen 7 PRO 2700, and Ryzen 5 PRO 2600 processors. With these new introductions, AMD now offers a top-to-bottom line-up of professional-grade computing solutions for experiences that range from premium content creation to advanced multitasking and office productivity.
AMD Athlon 200GE Processor with Radeon Vega Graphics
The highly efficient “Zen” architecture helps the AMD Athlon 200GE processor stay cool and quiet for reliable computing experiences, while its “Zen” processor and graphics cores enable responsive PC performance and fluid experiences for games or HD movies. In addition, the AMD Athlon 200GE processor is supported by the existing AMD Socket AM4 infrastructure for a platform that delivers the latest PC features including DDR4 memory, NVMe storage, 4K display support, USB 3.1 Gen2 support, and that offers an easy upgrade path to even more performance with AMD Ryzen™ processors and discrete graphics cards.
The AMD Athlon 200GE desktop processor offers:
- Up to 169 percent more responsive computing than AMD’s previous generation AMD A6-9500E
- Up to 67 percent more GPU performance and up to 2X greater power efficiency than the competition
- Up to 84 percent faster high-definition PC gaming than the competition
|MODEL||CPU Cores||Threads||Processor Frequency||Graphics Compute Units ||TDP (Watts)|
|AMD Athlon™ 200GE||2||4||3.2GHz||3||35W|
|AMD Athlon™ 220GE||Details to be disclosed at availability in Q4 2018|
|AMD Athlon™ 240GE||Details to be disclosed at availability in Q4 2018|
AMD Athlon PRO and 2nd Generation AMD Ryzen PRO Desktop Processors
AMD PRO processors are designed for business, bringing reliability, security, and performance to address the demands of today’s compute-intensive enterprise-focused workloads. All AMD PRO processors across the product stack provide commercial-grade quality and reliability to help ensure platform longevity and support open-standard manageability to enable greater management flexibility in a multi-vendor client environment at a business-friendly price. In addition, AMD GuardMI technology enables state-of-the-art, power-on to power-off, silicon-level security that helps protect against an ever-growing number of threats.
Built on x86 “Zen” core, both Athlon PRO 200GE and 2nd Gen Ryzen PRO desktop processors provide breakthrough responsiveness for the most demanding enterprise-class applications and multi-tasking workflows.
|MODEL||Cores||Threads||Clock Speed Max Boost/Base (GHz)||Cache||TDP (Watts)||Graphics Compute Unit|
|AMD Athlon™ PRO 200GE||2||4||3.2||5MB||35W||3|
|AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 2700X||8||16||4.1/3.6||20MB||105W||N/A|
|AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 2700||8||16||4.1/3.2||20MB||65W||N/A|
|AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 2600||6||12||3.9/3.4||19MB||65W||N/A|
The AMD Athlon 200GE processor will be available from global retailers and system integrators starting Sept. 18, 2018, and the Athlon 220GE and 240GE processor models are slated for launch in Q4 2018. The AMD Athlon PRO 200GE and 2nd Gen Ryzen PRO desktop processors will be available with major global OEMs including Dell, HP, and Lenovo systems, dependent on respective OEM launch schedules. A complete list of participating retailers and launch information can be found at www.AMD.com.