A AMD announced its new series of video cards guidance on laptops based on the RDNA 2 architecture. According to the company, its most powerful GPU, the 6800M, will be able to run current games with frame rates comparable to taxasor even better than its main competitor, the laptop version from Nvidia RTX 3080. Another AMD goal is to surpass rival Nvidia in power savings during gaming.
The launch, which hits the US market starting this Tuesday (1), consists of three new members of the Radeon family: the RX 6800M (with a maximum clock rate of 2,3 Ghz and 12 GB of GDDR6 memory), the RX 6700M (with the same maximum clock and 10 GB of memory) and the RX 6600M (with a maximum clock of 2,17 Ghz and 8 GB of memory).
The mid-range model (RX 6700M) will, according to AMD, provide up to 100 fps in popular games at 1440p resolution (2560 x 1440 pixels). Meanwhile the 6600M, the most modest option in the lineup, will be targeted towards 1080p gaming (1920 x 1080 pixels).
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AMD's new gamer platform
AMD also announced the 'AMD Advantage', a new initiative aimed at encouraging gaming notebook makers to bet on notebooks powered by Ryzen processors and Radeon graphics cards.
Laptops on the AMD Advantage platform will come with: Ryzen 5000 processors; Radeon RX 6000M GPUs; a screen of at least 144 Hz capable of reaching 300 nits of brightness with support for AMD Freesync technology and, finally, more than 10 hours of battery life in video playback.
The first 'AMD Advantage' laptop will be Asus' ROG Strix G15. The model can be configured with Ryzen 9 5900Hx processor (maximum clock of 4.6 GHz, 8 cores and 16 threads), GPU Radeon RX 6800M and 2560 W WQHD screen (1440 x 15) with 165 Hz and response time of 3 ms .
The final price of Asus' new gaming notebook has yet to be released. However, according to the The Verge, the device will be available in North American retail later this month.
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