Lenovo IdeaPad Notebook 720S will be coming and they will feature the AMD Ryzen 5 2500U and AMD Ryzen 7 2700U depending on the variant you choose and the power that you need on the go. Both feature 4 cores and 8 threads but there is a difference in the graphical horsepower that each chip provides.
With the Lenovo IdeaPad Notebook 720S you also get 8 GB of RAM as well as 256 GB of SSD storage so everyday tasks should run super smooth and you can play games like Overwatch, LOL and DOTA2 on pretty high settings at 1080p. The AMD Ryzen 5 2500U and AMD Ryzen 7 are impressively powerful and are more than capable of running these titles.
The AMD Ryzen 5 2500U and AMD Ryzen 7 can also run other demanding titles at 30 FPS if you turn the graphics down. You can check out how well the AMD Ryzen 5 2500U runs Mass Effect: Andromeda at 720p low settings below:
If you want more power on the go then you can opt for the AMD Ryzen 7 2700U which will be a bit more expensive but you can check out how well the chip manages to run Tomb Raider at 1080 high settings below:
While the game does not run at 60 FPS it is a console-like experience with similar graphics in a laptop form factor and because this is a laptop you can get more stuff done as compared to a console. It is safe to say that these chips are impressive and they will compete with Intel in the laptop market. MAD Vega Mobile has also been announced and you can read more about that here.
Nvidia is said to be working on GTX 1050 Ti Max-Q design graphics cards in order to compete with AMD Vega Mobile. It should be interesting to see how these two compete with one another. If you are interested in checking out more details regarding GTX 1050 Ti Max-Q design then click here.
AMD Ryzen 2000 series is around the corner and there is a lot of anticipation surrounding these chips. AMD Ryzen did a great job when it first came out last year and now we will see what kind of improvements AMD has to offer this year as compared to previous chips.
Let us know what you think about the AMD Ryzen 5 2500U and AMD Ryzen 7 2700U and whether or not you are interested in buying a laptop powered by one of these chips.