AMD Ryzen Raven Ridge APUs are going to come out soon and here we have the specifications for the AMD Ryzen Raven Ridge 2400G as well as the AMD Ryzen Raven Ridge 2200G. The Raven Ridge 22400G features 4 cores and 8 threads while the little brother 2200G features 4 cores and 4 threads. It should also be noted that these come with integrated AMD Vega graphics.
AMD Ryzen Raven Ridge APUs: 2400G And 2200G
AMD Ryzen Raven Ridge APUs will be available for purchase starting from 12th of February, 2018. The AMD Ryzen Raven Ridge 2200G will cost $99, while the big brother 2400G will cost $169. This is a lot of processor for the price and considering that these chips come with integrated AMD Vega graphics, you should be able to get better performance as compared to Intel HD graphics.
These chips will also be compatible with the current and upcoming AM4 motherboards so you need not worry about compatibility. If you already own a 300 series AM4 motherboard then you will need a BIOS update in order to get these AMD Ryzen Raven Ridge APUs working and if you are planning to get a new motherboard then they will work with these chips as well.
This is something that you do not see on the Intel side of things plus you will be safe from the back door threats that are now haunting Intel. You can check out the specifications of these chips below:
|CPU Cores / Threads||4 Cores / 4 Threads||4 Cores / 8 Threads|
|CPU Clock Speeds||3.5 GHz / 3.7 GHz||3.6 GHz / 3.9 GHz|
|CPU Cache||4 x 512 KB L2c + 4 MB L3c||4 x 512 KB L2c + 4 MB L3c|
|Integrated Graphics||AMD Vega 8||AMD Vega 11|
|iGPU Stream Processors||512||704|
|iGPU Clock Speed||1100 MHz||1250 MHz|
|Memory Support||Up to 64 GB dual channel DDR4 2933|
|Included Cooler||AMD Wraith Stealth||AMD Wraith Stealth|
|CPU Socket||AMD AM4||AMD AM4|
The AMD AM4 platform will remain relevant till 2020 and you can check out more information regarding AMD chips as well as upcoming product and AM4 compatibility here. AMD coolers are pretty cool as compared to what Intel has to offer out of the box and you can check out the AMD Wraith Prism cooler here.
You can also read about the upcoming AM X470 motherboard and their compatibility here.
Let us know what you think about these AMD Ryzen Raven Ridge APUs and whether or not you are interested in buying one of these chips when they come out next month.