CES 2024: AMD 8000 G-Series Processors Makes Entry-Level Gaming Affordable Starting From S$179

If you’re a content creator or gamer, AMD’s latest drop is for you. With some of the most affordable GPU and CPU processors in the market starting from S$179, AMD makes gaming more accessible to first-time gamers with their Ryzen 8000 G-Series Processors and RX 1700 RX 1600 XT graphics card.

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The AMD 8000 G-Series chips are now the fastest PC processor chips on the market, providing a smooth gaming experience at a decent price. With full 1080 HD resolution, you’ll get to experience your favourite games in a whole new way.

Here’s the specs for the chips:

Max Boost (Ghz)CoreThreadTDPGraphics
Ryzen 7 8700G (S$329)5.181665WRadeon 780M
Ryzen 5 8600G
561265WRadeon 760M
Ryzen 5 8500G
561265WRadeon 740M
Ryzen 3 8300G4.94865WRadeon 740M

The AMD Ryzen AI processors were previously teased in December 2023, boasting a 1.8 times increase in gaming performance. The highest-performing processors belong to the Ryzen 7 range, while the entry level processors are available in the Ryzen 3 range. The processors have an over 75 percent performance uplift, with enhanced graphics able to handle over an 545 FPS rate smoothly, as tested on World of Tanks Encore.

You’ll also be able to game more smoothly, with full HD gaming. Compared against the Core Ultra 7 155H, the Ryzen 7 chips performed comparatively better running games like Far Cry 6 and Borderlands 3, with up to a 1.6x increase in performance.

Software that supports Ryzen’s Generative AI includes Adobe, Microsoft Studio effects, Zoom, and more, giving users more access to content creation features.

Another big announcement is the Radeon RX 7600 XT GPU, which AMD said will be up to 1.9x faster with ray-tracing for more immersive gameplay, 1440p FPS quality, AV/HEVC/Av1 RC optimisation, and video upscaling. With higher-quality graphics able to handle a high frame rate, you won’t have to worry about laggy visuals.

The Radeon RX 7600 XT (starting from S$269) will be available on 24 January 2024, and the 8000 G-Series processors (starting from S$179) will be available on 31 January.