AMD Ryzen 9 4900U: 8-core CPU at 4.3GHz for ultra-thin gaming laptops

This would be the fastest 8-core Renoir CPU for ultra-thin notebooks, offering up to 4.3GHz.

Published Mon, May 11 2020 8:27 PM CDT   |   Updated Sat, Aug 8 2020 10:29 AM CDT

It looks like AMD has another ace up its sleeve with the Ryzen 9 4900U making a surprise appearance in the 3DMark database, as spotted by TUM_APISAK.

AMD Ryzen 9 4900U: 8-core CPU at 4.3GHz for ultra-thin gaming laptops 02 |

The 3DMark database has two interesting entries: the Ryzen 9 4900U and Ryzen 7 Extreme Edition processors. Both of these new AMD chips are 8-core and 16-thread SKUs, with the same boost clock of up to 4.3GHz.

VideoCardz reports that the Extreme Edition version of the CPU is most likely "being prepared for a very specific ultra-thin OEM design". Interestingly, AMD's only major CPU competitor in Intel used to name their high-end desktop CPUs as "Extreme Edition". AMD... you sly dog, you.

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Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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