AMD Launches First “Zen”-based Chromebook mobile processors for faster web browsing, improved office productivity and better multitasking

Today, AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) announced the first AMD Ryzen™ mobile processors and latest AMD Athlon™ mobile processors for Chromebook platforms, with up to 178% faster web browsing compared to the previous generation.1 Designed in collaboration with Google, the AMD Ryzen and Athlon 3000 C-Series Mobile Processor lineup introduces the first-ever “Zen” architecture-powered Chromebooks with systems from Acer, ASUS, HP, and Lenovo launching in Q4 2020. The AMD Ryzen 3000 C Series Mobile Processors offer up to 212% better performance for multitasking and content creation compared to the previous generation of AMD Chromebooks.2 With built-in AMD Radeon™ Graphics, AMD Ryzen 3000 C-Series Mobile processors include the most powerful graphics available in a Chromebook.3

“Whether users are online, offline, on-the-go or at home, AMD Ryzen processor-based and Athlon processor-based Chromebooks deliver the combined CPU, graphics and overall performance needed to stay productive and breeze through the high demands of distance learning and remote working,” said Saeid Moshkelani, senior vice president and general manager, Client Compute, AMD. “We are pleased to be working with Acer, ASUS, Google, HP and Lenovo to significantly expand the number of AMD-powered Chromebooks and deliver more powerful options with the first of many AMD Ryzen-based Chromebook systems.”

AMD Ryzen and Athlon 3000 C-Series Mobile Processors

Built on the powerful “Zen” architecture with best-in-class AMD Radeon graphics, AMD-powered Chromebooks are fast and responsive while browsing the web, multitasking, or streaming video. The power-efficient 3000 C-Series Mobile Processors enable thinner and lighter Chromebook designs that deliver long battery life as well as Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5 capabilities for enhanced connectivity.4

The AMD Ryzen 7 3700C Mobile Processor offers premium performance for Chromebooks, bringing:

  • Up to 251% better graphics performance compared to previous generation AMD Chromebooks5
  • Up to 104% faster office productivity performance compared to previous generation AMD Chromebooks6
  • Up to 152% better photo editing performance than previous generation AMD Chromebooks7
MODEL CORES / THREADS TDP

(Watts)

BOOST8/BASE9 FREQ. (GHz) GPU CORES CACHE (MB)
AMD Ryzen™ 7 3700C 4C/8T 15W Up to 4.0 / 2.3 GHz 10 6 MB
AMD Ryzen™ 5 3500C 4C/8T 15W Up to 3.7 / 2.1 GHz 8 6 MB
AMD Ryzen™ 3 3250C 2C/4T 15W Up to 3.5 / 2.6 GHz 3 5 MB
AMD Athlon™ Gold 3150C 2C/4T 15W Up to 3.3 / 2.4 GHz 3 5 MB
AMD Athlon™ Silver 3050C 2C/2T 15W Up to 3.2 / 2.3 GHz 2 5 MB

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