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AMD has shared a press release detailing its new Ryzen 5000 C-Series processors, which, as the C indicates, are designed to power the next generation of Google’s Chromebook devices featuring Chrome OS. The lineup comprises four SKUs that range from the higher-ended AMD Ryzen 7 5825C (8C/16T/8 GPU cores) to the Ryzen 3 5125C (2C/4T/3 GPU cores), and all of them feature a very low TDP of 15 watts. Some of the first Chromebook models that will leverage AMD’s new Ryzen 5000 C-Series processors include Acer’s Chromebook Spin 514, which will be available in Q3 for $579.99.

“AMD is raising the performance bar for modern Chromebooks,” said Saeid Moshkelani, senior vice president and general manager, Client business unit, AMD. “With up to eight cores, the Ryzen 5000 C-Series processors give Chromebook users the flexibility to stay unplugged all day without sacrificing performance and productivity.”

AMD Ryzen 5000 C-Series Processors

MODELCORES/ THREADSTDP (Watts)BOOST /BASEFREQ. (GHz)GPU CORESCACHE (MB)
AMD Ryzen 7 5825C8C/16T15WUp to 4.5GHz/2.0GHz820 MB
AMD Ryzen 5 5625C6C/12T15WUp to 4.3GHz/2.3GHz719 MB
AMD Ryzen 3 5425C4C/8T15WUp to 4.1GHz/2.7GHz610 MB
AMD Ryzen 3 5125C2C/4T15WUp to 3.0GHz/3.0GHz39MB

Today, AMD announced new Ryzen 5000 C-Series processors, bringing “Zen 3” architecture to premium Chrome OS devices for work and collaboration. The new processors offer all-day battery life1 and leadership performance with up to eight high-performance x86 cores, the most available for Chrome OS2. These leadership AMD processors enable an expansion beyond education into the growing consumer and commercial Chrome OS markets.

With enhanced Radeon graphics, Ryzen 5000 C-Series processors for Chrome are expected to offer up to 67% faster responsiveness3 and up to 85% better graphics performance4 than the previous generation. Wi-Fi 6E and Bluetooth 5.2 give users cutting-edge connectivity and more data bandwidth than ever before.

Source: AMD

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