AMD Ryzen 5 2500U is a mobile chip that features AMD Vega 8 graphics. While little was known about the Mobile Vega graphics, here we have the specifications that you need to know. The AMD Vega 8 GPU on the AMD Ryzen 5 2500U features 8 CUs and can clock up to 1100 MHz. The chip has a TDP of 12-25W.
This is the same chip that powers the HP Envy X360 and we also saw AMD CEO picking up one of these laptops from Best Buy. As of right now, we have little information regarding how well these AMD Vega 8 graphics will perform but it will be interesting to see how well AMD Vega 8 will perform as compared to Intel integrated HD graphics.
You can also check out the official slides for AMD Ryzen Mobile and AMD Vega 20 here. You can check out the complete specifications of the AMD Ryzen 5 2500U that features AMD Vega 8 below.
AMD Vega was awful at launch and it did not meet expectations but we are seeing improvements as new titles are being released. The problem is that these graphics cards are not available in the market right now and even if you can get your hands on one of these GPUs then you will need to pay extra. Getting one at MSRP is close to impossible.
The Asus Strix Vega 56 will be coming out soon and you can learn more about it here. You can also check out how AMD Vega graphics perform in CoD WWII, Wolfenstein II, Star Wars BF2, Destiny 2 and Shadow of War among other games. You can see how close the AMD Vega graphics cards are to the Nvidia GTX 1070 and 1080.
Let us know what you think about AMD Ryzen 5 2500U featuring AMD Vega 8 graphics and whether or not you would be interested in buying a laptop that is powered by one of these chips.