AMD announced today its first two CPU’s Ryzen 7 2700U and Ryzen 5 2500U,  with VEGA graphics for notebooks or light weight mobile systems and go head to head with Intel’s U series processors. As the company teased in May, the two Ryzen laptop chips are technically APUs ” accelerated processing units ” which combine a CPU and an integrated GPU into a single chip. Both CPU’s are 4C/8T with the TDP of 15W.  You can read the full spec’s at the end of this page.

According to the AMD Ryzen chips will offer dramatically improved performance over its own last generation of laptop chips, with up to 200 percent more CPU performance (for multicore use) and up to 128 percent better GPU performance which is huge. The mobile parts introduce Precision Boost 2, Instead of the original Precision Boost from the Ryzen desktop chips, which simply switched between two-core boost” and all-core boost modes but in Precision boost 2 which manages how much the CPU can boost as workload increases on a more granular level.

The launch of the new Ryzen CPU’s will be limited there will be only 3 machines will be released in the holiday.However A more complete line-up, including corporate-oriented machines, will come to market from early next year.

  • 15-inch HP Envy x360,
  • 13-inch Lenovo IdeaPad 720S
  • 15-inch Acer Swift 3

Here is the direct comparison of these newly zen-core APU’s for notebooks.


                           Comparison Ryzen 7 2700U and Ryzen 5 2500U
Ryzen 2700U Ryzen 5 2500U
4C / 8T
4C / 8T
Base clock 2.2GHz ( Can be boosted to 3.8GHz)
Base clock 2.0GHz ( Can be boosted to 3.5GHz)
Vega integrated GPU up to 1300MHz
 Vega integreated GPU upto 1100MHz


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