AMD has announced new Ryzen 7020 Series and Athlon 7020 Series processor lineups today. This series is part of the new “Mendocino” family, which was announced alongside the Ryzen 7000 series in May. These CPUs are intended to deliver the best battery life and performance for low-cost laptops.
The new mobile processors are equipped with “Zen 2” cores and graphics based on the RDNA 2 architecture. In addition, the new CPUs adhere to AMD’s new naming scheme, which was announced a few weeks ago.
AMD Ryzen 7020 processors include the Ryzen 5 7520U and Ryzen 3 7320U, while Athlon 7020 processors include the Athlon Gold 7220U. AMD claims that these processors can deliver up to 58% faster multitasking and 31% faster application launch speed than the competition on the AMD Ryzen 3 7320U CPU.
Furthermore, the new processors support up to four displays powered by the integrated Radeon 610M Series graphics and advanced decoding support for high-resolution streaming thanks to the AMD RDNA 2 graphics architecture. To fully support Windows 11 security features, new processors include a Microsoft Pluton security processor.
Pricing and Availability
Beginning in Q4 2022, global OEM partners like Acer, HP, and Lenovo are anticipated to offer laptops with Ryzen and Athlon 7020 Series processors for mobile, with prices starting at US$399 (Rs. 31,814 approx.) SEP.
Commenting on the launch, Saeid Moshkelani, senior vice president and general manager, client business unit, AMD said,
AMD has revolutionized thin and light laptops with unbeatable performance and uncompromising battery life. We are so excited to bring everything that users expect from premium laptops to the mainstream laptop market with the new Ryzen 7020 Series and Athlon 7020 Series Processors for mobile. At any price point, users should feel confident they are getting the best experience possible with AMD.