AMD introduced the new Ryzen Z1 Series processors developed for handheld PC gaming consoles.
The Ryzen Z1 Series features two high-performance processors, the Ryzen Z1 and Ryzen Z1 Extreme, that promise to offer industry-leading gaming experiences, uncompromising battery life. It also features AMD RDNA 3 architecture-based graphics.
The semiconductor company is partnering with Asus to launch the first Ryzen Z1 Series device with the Asus ROG Ally, a premium handheld PC console, featuring up to a Ryzen Z1 Extreme processor.
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Ryzen Z1 and Ryzen Z1 Extreme Processors
The Ryzen Z1 Series processors feature up to 8 cores and 16 threads. With the efficiency of “Zen 4” architecture, the processors are expected to deliver incredible battery life for a truly portable, high-performance gaming experience.
With AMD RDNA 3 architecture-based graphics built right in, gamers will have the power to play graphically intensive modern games smoothly. Users can optimize their gameplay with AMD Software: Adrenalin Edition by utilizing features including AMD Radeon Super Resolution, Radeon Chill, Radeon Image Sharpening, AMD Link4, and more. These features can boost performance with increased frame rates and responsiveness while helping extend battery life.
Every AMD Ryzen Z1 Series processor supports USB4 for fast and easy connectivity for the latest external storage and display devices, as well as the latest LPDDR5 and LPDDR5X memory standards, delivering fast performance and low latency for more responsive gaming.
Compatible with Windows 11 and other operating systems, Ryzen Z1 Series processor-based devices can deliver the full breadth of Windows 11 applications and games. Gamers will have access to hundreds of PC games through Xbox Game Pass Ultimate (sold separately) and seamless access to game libraries.
Built on x86 architecture and ready for Windows 11, users of Ryzen Z1 Series devices will also have native access to popular social and productivity software. Ryzen Z1 devices are also equipped with smart power management technology allowing them to game and run these applications well with great battery life.