AMD’s next generation of APUs have officially arrived. The new Ryzen 4000 series of desktop APUs combine Zen 2 CPU cores with Radeon graphics cores. According to AMD, the Ryzen 4700G in particular offers 2.5x the performance of the previous generation, paving the way for a significant boost.
There are six SKUs in the Ryzen 4000 APU series, ranging from 4C/8T Ryzen 3 models, all the way up to 8C/16T in the Ryzen 7 4700G. In terms of performance leaps, you can expect greater multi-threaded performance, single-thread performance and graphics performance compared to previous generation APUs, as well as the Intel Core i7-9700.
You can see the full spec sheet for each SKU in the table below:
|CORES / THREADS||TDP
|BOOST/BASE FREQ (GHz)||GPU CORES||CACHE (MB)|
|AMD Ryzen 7 4700G||8C/16T||65W||Up to 4.4 / 3.6 GHz||8||12 MB|
|AMD Ryzen 7 4700GE||8C/16T||35W||Up to 4.3 / 3.1 GHz||8||12 MB|
|AMD Ryzen 5 4600G||6C/12T||65W||Up to 4.2 / 3.7 GHz||7||11 MB|
|AMD Ryzen 5 4600GE||6C/12T||35W||Up to 4.2 / 3.3 GHz||7||11 MB|
|AMD Ryzen 3 4300G||4C/8T||65W||Up to 4.0 / 3.8 GHz||6||6 MB|
|AMD Ryzen 3 4300GE||4C/8T||35W||Up to 4.0 / 3.5 GHz||6||6 MB|
There are also a few Athlon 3000 series APUs joining the lineup, starting with the 35W, 2C/4T Athlon Silver 3050GE and going up to the 65W, 4C/4T Athlon Gold 3150G.
Currently, the Ryzen 4000 G-series of desktop APUs are exclusive to OEMs and are expected to show up in systems from partners like HP and Lenovo in Q3 2020.
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