AMD Unveils Cutting-Edge Processors for Next-Gen AI-Powered PCs and Laptops

June 3, 2024
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Chipmaker AMD unveiled a powerhouse lineup of next-generation processors designed to revolutionize AI experiences on desktops and laptops. The announcement comes as AMD takes center stage at Computex 2024.

Dr. Lisa Su, CEO of AMD, introduced the all-new AMD Ryzen AI 300 series processors, boasting the world’s most powerful Neural Processing Unit (NPU) for the next generation of AI-powered PCs. These chips promise significant advancements in artificial intelligence capabilities for laptops, particularly ultra-thin and premium models.

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For desktops, AMD unveiled the Ryzen 9000 series processors, built on the company’s latest Zen 5 architecture. This new desktop lineup delivers a substantial 16% improvement in instructions per cycle (IPC) compared to the previous generation. The flagship Ryzen 9 9950X takes the crown as the world’s fastest consumer desktop processor, according to AMD’s statement.

Jack Huynh, SVP and General Manager of AMD’s Computing and Graphics Group, expressed excitement about the launch. “The Ryzen 9000 series offers unmatched desktop performance for gamers and creators, while the 3rd generation Ryzen AI processors deliver groundbreaking AI and compute capabilities for ultrathin and premium Copilot+ PCs,” he stated.

The Ryzen AI 300 series pushes the boundaries with the fastest APU performance, the world’s most powerful NPU reaching 50 TOPS, and the first-ever block floating point NPU, doubling the performance of 16-bit applications while maintaining accuracy. These processors pack up to 12 high-performance Zen 5 cores and 24 threads, delivering exceptional speed in cutting-edge ultra-thin laptops.

An integrated AI engine built on the new AMD XDNA 2 architecture empowers the Ryzen AI series to enhance user productivity and creativity. This engine efficiently handles local AI workloads, content generation, and workflow automation.

Industry leaders like Microsoft and HP showcased their commitment to collaborating with AMD on these advancements. Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft, expressed enthusiasm about delivering “these new Ryzen AI-powered Copilot+ PCs,” highlighting their dedication to pushing AI progress forward. Enrique Lores, CEO of HP, announced plans to introduce the company’s next-generation OmniBook AI PC later this year through their partnership with AMD.

Aditya Chaudhary

Aditya Chaudhary is a tech reviewer, Technology enthusiast and Tech news writer at The Ditible. He has 3 years of experience as Tech writer.

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