AMD has shared a closer look at its upcoming product roadmap for the PC market, specifically its Ryzen 7000 processors based on the Zen 4 architecture. In this roadmap image, the company has revealed its plans for the next generation of gaming laptop processors, which include the Phoenix series and the new Dragon Range series. These new Dragon Range processors based on AMD’s Zen 4 architecture are unique because they come with a 55W+ power rating.
Until recently, laptop processors usually only went up to 45W, and that’s what you’d find in the more powerful gaming laptops. However, it looks like AMD is catering to users of extra-large gaming laptops with this new 55W range, which should offer more performance at the expense of higher power consumption. AMD isn’t alone in this, either, as Intel has been reported to be working on a similar line of products dubbed the HX series, and Dell has already announced its latest workstations with 55W Intel CPUs, albeit official details are still scarce.