AMD Mendocino release date, price & specifications
New AMD Mendocino APU launched at Computex 2022
AMD Mendocino is the new series of APUs launched by AMD which targets the mid-range general use Windows notebook / laptop and Chromebook market, with the aim of creating machines that are better suited to run Windows 11 and Chrome OS. These new chips, announced in the AMD Computex 2022 presentation, come with improved onboard graphics (iGPUs). Read below for all the details we have so far on the AMD Mendocino release date, price, and specifications.
AMD Mendocino release date
There were no definitive dates given for when we can expect each new laptop with this technology to be released, but the general AMD Mendocino release date for the technology as a whole will be throughout H2 2022.
AMD Mendocino price
The AMD Mendocino price range will be targetting the affordable entry-level end of the market. The given price range for notebooks/laptops and Chromebooks equipped with the new AMD APU was $399 – $699.
AMD Mendocino specs
- AMD Mendocino chips will all be based on the same 6nm TSMC process as the Ryzen 6000 series, and will come with a maximum of 4 cores (8 threads), similar to the older Zen 2 series.
- Being based on the smaller, more efficient process, means the battery life of AMD Mendocino laptops and Chromebooks can last up to 10 hours.
- The onboard graphics of these APUs are equipped with RDNA 2.
- AMD has stated that over 60 commercial notebooks will be launching in the latter half of 2022, including the Lenovo ThinkPad Z and HP Elitebook 865 G9.
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