May 05, 2022 — Today, AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) announced new Ryzen™ 5000 C-Series processors, bringing “Zen 3” architecture to premium Chrome OS devices for work and collaboration. The new processors offer all-day battery lifei and leadership performance with up to eight high-performance x86 cores, the most available for Chrome OSii. These leadership AMD processors enable an expansion beyond education into the growing consumer and commercial Chrome OS markets.
With enhanced Radeon™ graphics, Ryzen 5000 C-Series processors for Chrome are expected to offer up to 67% faster responsivenessiii and up to 85% better graphics performanceiv than the previous generation. Wi-Fi® 6E and Bluetooth® 5.2 give users cutting-edge connectivity and more data bandwidth than ever before.
“AMD is raising the performance bar for modern Chromebooks,” said Saeid Moshkelani, senior vice president and general manager, Client business unit, AMD. “With up to eight cores, the Ryzen 5000 C-Series processors give Chromebook users the flexibility to stay unplugged all day without sacrificing performance and productivity.”
AMD Ryzen 5000 C-Series processors are coming soon in systems from major OEM partners in the consumer, education, and enterprise markets. The Ryzen 7 5825C processor will launch first in the HP Elite c645 G2 Chromebook Enterprise starting in June, enabling multi-tasking and incredible battery life for the hybrid workforce. Later this year, Acer Chromebook Spin 514 will bring productivity and collaboration to consumer and enterprise customers in a durable and efficient convertible design.
“We are working closely with AMD to power a new generation of Chromebooks for the consumer and commercial markets,” said John Solomon, VP & General Manager of Chrome OS at Google. “These Chromebooks, with AMD’s new Ryzen 5000 C-Series processors, are designed for greater efficiency, reliable performance, and sustained battery life to enable increased collaborative productivity in Google Workspace and other business critical applications on Chrome OS.”
“We’re excited to feature the new AMD Ryzen 5000 C-Series processors in the Acer Chromebook Spin 514,” said James Lin, General Manager, Notebooks, IT Products Business at Acer. “This new generation of Chromebooks is a great example of what a collaborative industry partnership can bring—excellence in compute performance, graphics, battery life and design.”
“HP is committed to delivering innovative solutions for mission-critical workers and avid learners in today’s hybrid work environments,” said Alex Thatcher, Director of Cloud Client Planning, HP Inc. “Through our continued partnership with AMD, our new Ryzen-powered HP Elite c645 G2 Chromebook Enterprise will enable even more performance, efficiency and enhanced connectivity, delivering an exceptional experience no matter where and how you work and learn.”