AMD launched Ryzen 3000C series and Athlon 3000C mobile processors for Chromebooks

 

 

AMD today has announced its two series of mobile processors. This series will be based on AMD’s Zen architecture and is meant for thinner and lighter Chromebook designs.

The AMD Ryzen 3000 C-series of mobile processors consists of : AMD Ryzen 7 3700C, AMD Ryzen 5 3500C, AMD Ryzen 3 3250C while AMD Athlon 3000 C-series mobile processors includes : AMD Athlon Gold 3150C and AMD Athlon Silver 3050C.

Quick features highlights as claimed by AMD

  • Compared to previous-gen AMD Chromebooks, the higher-end Ryzen 7 3700C processor can deliver up to 160% faster web browsing performance, up to 88% faster office productivity performance, and up to 216% better performance for multitasking and content creation.
  • Overall Ryzen 3000 C-series chips boasts upto 212% better performance for multitasking and content creation, compared to the previous gen of AMD Chromebooks.
  • The two new AMD 3000 A-series chips will be chosen for entry-level Chromebooks.
  • Both series of processors feature integrated AMD Radeon Vega Graphics which according to AMD is “the most powerful graphics available in a Chromebook”.

SPECIFICATIONS

AMD Ryzen 7 3700C

AMD Ryzen 5 3500C

AMD Ryzen 3 3250C

AMD Athlon Gold 3150C

AMD Athlon Silver 3050C

# of CPU Cores

4

4

2

2

2

# of Threads

8

8

2

4

2

# of GPU Cores

10

8

3

3

2

Base Clock

2.3GHz

2.1Ghz

2.6Ghz

2.4Ghz

2.3Ghz

Max Boost Clock

Up to 4.0GHz

Up to 3.7 Ghz

Up to 3.5 Ghz

Up to 3.3 Ghz

Up to 3.2 Ghz

Total L1 Cache

384KB

384KB

192KB

192KB

192KB

Total L2 Cache

2MB

2MB

1MB

1MB

1MB

Total L3 Cache

4MB

4MB

4MB

4MB

4MB

Unlocked

No

No

No

No

No

CMOS

12nm

12nm

14nm

14nm

14nm

Package

FP5

FP5

FP5

FP5

FP5

Default TDP / TDP

15W

15W

15W

15W

15W

cTDP

12-25W

12-25W

12-25W

12-25W

12-25W

Max Temps

105°C

105°C

105°C

95°C

95°C

*OS Support

Chrome

Chrome

Chrome

Chrome

Chrome


GRAPHICS SPECIFICATIONS

AMD Ryzen 7 3700C

AMD Ryzen 5 3500C

AMD Ryzen 3 3250C

AMD Athlon Gold 3150C

AMD Athlon Silver 3050C

Graphics Frequency

1400 MHz

1200 Mhz

1200 Mhz

1100Mhz

1100Mhz

Graphics Model

AMD Radeon™ Graphics

AMD Radeon™ Graphics

AMD Radeon™ Graphics

AMD Radeon™ Graphics

AMD Radeon™ Graphics

Graphics Core Count

10

8

3

3

2

The new Ryzen 3000 C and Athlon 3000 C series processors are NOT based on AMD’s latest mobile architecture such as the 7nm based Ryzen 4000 series. Among these new releases the Ryzen AMD Ryzen 3 3250C, AMD Athlon Gold 3150C and  AMD Athlon Silver 3050C are based on 14nm Zen which is an architecture released by AMD in 2017. While the other two, the AMD Ryzen 7 3700C and AMD Ryzen 5 3500C are based on 12nm Zen+ architecture released in 2018 by AMD.

Chromebooks powered by the new AMD C-Series lineup are expected to hit the market in the coming months.

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