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AMD had a field day at CES 2018, stealing the show with the announcement of their new Ryzen lineup, besides their budget mobile processors and desktop processors, and showed a glimpse of the Vega discrete GPUs that will power the upcoming Intel-AMD notebooks powered by Intel processors and Radeon Vega discrete graphics, all in one unit. They also showed the development roadmap for Zen processors upto 2020.

The new Ryzen 2 lineup with be 12nm, with the Zen+ series powering it. It features the AMD special Precision Boost 2 technology. The 2nd series of Ryzen lineup will be launching in April 2018. AMD’s budget mobile CPU segment now features discrete Vega graphics, with the 2300U,2400G,2200G and the 2200U being the processors announced. The 2300U runs at 2.0 GHz, with speeds upto 3.4 GHz, with 4 cores and 4 threads and 6 Control Units. The 2200U runs at 2.5 GHz, with speeds upto 3.4 GHz, with 2 cores and 4 threads and 3 Control Units. The 2400G runs at 3.6 GHz, with speeds upto 3.9 GHz, with 4 cores and 8 threads and 11 Control Units, while the 2200G runs at 3.5 GHz, with speeds upto 3.7 GHz, with 4 cores and 4 threads and 8 Control Units. The Zen processor roadmap was also shown, which promises 7nm processors by 2020 in the Zen 2 and Zen 3 series.

AMD is also slashing the prices of its existing processors and motherboards supporting AMD processors. Perfect time to upgrade, eh?

2018 is certainly looking good for tech enthusiasts and geeks! What do you think?

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