Ryzen 8000G prices are falling, results

Ryzen 8000G prices are falling, results
Ryzen 8000G prices are falling, results

A significant drop in prices for Ryzen 8000G “Hawk Point” processors is observed. These chips are operated via the AM5 socket. This price revision makes them more attractive to consumers looking for a better performance/cost ratio.

Discount Details

The Ryzen 7 8700G sees its price drop from $329 to $299, a reduction of $30. This processor has 8 physical cores and 16 threads, and is equipped with an iGPU based on the RDNA 3 architecture with 12 computing units (CU). In addition, it integrates an NPU offering a modest power of 16 TOPs, making it one of the first desktop processors to include this functionality.

The Ryzen 5 8600G is now priced at $199, down from its launch price of $229. It offers 6 cores and 12 threads, with an 8 CUs iGPU. This model also features the NPU of 16 TOPs.

The Ryzen 5 8500G is available for $159, down from $179 previously, a reduction of $20. Unlike higher models, it does not have NPU. Based on the “Phoenix 2” architecture, it combines two “Zen 4” cores and four “Zen 4c” cores, totaling 6 physical cores and 12 threads. Its RDNA 3 iGPU only has 4 CUs.

What should we remember?

All of these processors leverage Zen 4 cores, ensuring solid performance for a variety of tasks. However, a notable limitation is the lack of support for PCIe Gen 5, restricting the speeds of newer SSDs to a maximum of 7 GB/s.

Ryzen 7 8700G

  • Price: $299 (formerly $329)
  • Hearts/Threads : 8/16 (Zen 4)
  • iGPU: RDNA 3 with 12 CUs
  • NPU : 16 TOPs

Ryzen 5 8600G

  • Price: $199 (formerly $229)
  • Hearts/Threads : 6/12 (Zen 4)
  • iGPU: RDNA 3 with 8 CUs
  • NPU : 16 TOPs

Ryzen 5 8500G

  • Price: $159 (formerly $179)
  • Cores/Threads: 6/12 (Zen 4 and Zen 4C)
  • iGPU: RDNA 3 with 4 CUs
  • NPU: Not available

These price adjustments position the Ryzen 8000G as competitive options against 13th generation Intel processors, particularly for the Ryzen 5 8500G against the 13th generation Core i3 and the low end of the Core i5 range.



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