Dubbed Dragon Range the series will be more than 55 watts and will target the highest-end gaming notebooks.
Using AMD’s Zen 4 architecture and will probably use TSMC’s 5nm node (although AMD is not confirming that).
Robert Hallock, AMD’s director of technical marketing, said the company is “targeting to have gaming and multi-thread leadership” with the product. We guess if you don’t lead your threads they tend to get lost, or eaten by badgers.
The series will be above AMD’s Phoenix processors, which will fall between 35W and 45W and named after a bird which tended to catch fire rather a lot.
AMD is working on its Ryzen 7000 desktop CPUs, code-named Raphael named after an archangel who tends to make rather a lot of noise blowing a horn.
AMD reconfirmed that its desktop Ryzen 7000 CPUs will arrive in the second half of 2022 with support for DDR5 memory and PCIe 5.0. The Dragon Range and Phoenix mobile processors will arrive in 2023. It’s unclear when the chips will arrive, but AMD’s briefing suggests they will follow toward the beginning of the year.
AMD had a record breaking quarter with revenue up 71 per cent over last year. Radeon and Ryzen products saw an increase of a third on the back of Ryzen 6000 sales.