Attempting to clear up some confusion in that market section
As of subsequent yr, AMD is introducing a brand new naming scheme for its cellular processors, attempting to clear up some confusion in that market section.
The brand new naming scheme, though nonetheless a bit difficult, will nonetheless carry 4 numbers and a letter, however this time round, these numbers and letters will stand for a mannequin yr, market section, structure, function isolation, and type issue/TDP.
As defined on the Ryzen 5 7640U beneath, the primary digit will symbolize the mannequin yr, with 7 being 2023, 8 being 2024, and so forth. The second quantity will symbolize the market section, or moderately in case you are Althon, Ryzen 3, Ryzen 5, Ryzen 7, or Ryzen 9 processor. The third quantity is reserved for structure, with the quantity 5 for Zen 5 structure.
The fourth quantity is for function isolation if wanted, and will probably be both 0 or 5. The letter is the place AMD is making many of the modifications, and we are going to nonetheless see the HX, HS, and U-series processors, for high-performance, skinny gaming/creator, and premium ultrathin section, in addition to C for Chromebooks, and “e” for fanless variations of the U-series.
AMD is promising that the brand new naming scheme is right here to remain, and will probably be right here for years to return. The chart beneath exhibits what it should appear like for 2023, and it will solely apply to cellular processors because the naming scheme for desktop processors will stay the identical.