Ushering a new era for their enthusiast mobile platform, AMD is debuting their first 16-core enthusiast class mobile CPU for extreme peformance mobile devices. Dubbed Dragon Range, the Zen 4-based mobile processor brings AMD to thread parity with Intel on mobile as they debut their 16-core mobile CPU promising an enormous performance uplift versus previous generation Ryzen mobile CPUs.
Practically a lower TDP desktop BGA CPU, the Ryzen 7045HX CPU line-up is a 55W TDP range of parts capable of 5.0Ghz+ turbo boost clocks. The series will be filled with various SKUs starting with the 16-core 7945HX, the 12-core 7845HX, the Ryzen 7 7745HX 8-core CPU and lastly a Ryzen 5 7645HX.
Intel has just also announced their enthusiast HX mobile part but AMD’s initial performance charts puts their Ryzen 7045HX series CPU at least 18% ahead of the previous Zen 3+ chips. Versus Intel 12th-gen mobile CPUs, AMD is also looking at potentially significant gains based on their charts.
AMD is partnering up with ASUS ROG, Alienware and Lenovo for their Ryzen 7045HX CPUs on launch, slated for February 2023.