AMD “Kraken Point” APU details leak – Zen 5, Zen 5c, and RDNA 3.5
AMD’s next-gen Kraken Point APU reportedly features RDNA 3.5 graphics and Zen 5/5c CPU cores
AMD are gearing up to launch next-generation APUs, with Kraken Point being set to succeed Hawk Point with Zen 5/Zen5c CPU cores and RDNA 3.5 graphics. While it will not be AMD’s fastest next-generation mobile CPU, it will feature all of AMD’s latest architectural enhancements with Zen 5 based CPU cores, RDNA 3.5 graphics, and an XDNA 2 AI processor.
With Kraken Point, AMD will be delivering users a premium hybrid CPU for the first time. This processor will reportedly feature four Zen 5 CPU cores and four Zen 5c CPU cores. The CPU will also feature 4 RDNA 3.5 WGPs. This information comes from Everest on Twitter/X. These specifications gives this new APU the same number of GPU compute units as Valve’s Steam Deck, but with AMD’s newer RDNA 3.5 graphics architecture. This should allow this APU to deliver respectable levels of gaming performance.
4 WGP https://t.co/bCXt9hTzh9
— Everest (@Olrak29_) January 26, 2024
So far, AMD’s Kraken Point CPUs appear to be a solid offering for the notebook market. With its XDNA 2 NPU, this SOC will be ideal for the emerging AI PC market, especially if XDNA 2 performs as expected.
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