AMD will resume production of a 3000G series processor
Since entering the era of Zen 3 architecture, AMD’s presence in the low-end market has noticeably diminished. In comparison to the mid and high-end markets, not only has their progress been slower, but their product lineup also appears more disorganized, exhibiting a range of disparate architectures and processes. AMD primarily concentrates its resources on key niche markets, seeking to maximize its own profits. For low-end market users, the most crucial factor is not the latest technological features, but rather the price.
According to Board Channels, AMD motherboard sales experienced significant growth in the first quarter of this year. AMD hopes to sustain this momentum into the second quarter, starting with the low-end market in collaboration with major motherboard brands to expand market share. Simultaneously, they will introduce more low-end processors to accompany the low-end motherboard layouts, planning a new strategy accordingly.
AMD will soon resume production of a 3000G series processor, with an estimated nationwide supply of 30,000 units, suitable for pairing with low-end motherboards. The specific model remains unclear, but it is anticipated that it will not take long to launch.
In the past, AMD retailed the Ryzen 5 3400G, featuring Zen+ architecture and a 12nm process, with 4 cores, 8 threads, 4MB of L3 cache, a base clock of 3.7GHz, a boost clock of 4.2GHz, Vega 11 integrated graphics, a clock of 1.4GHz, and a TDP of 65W. The reduced-spec Ryzen 3 3200G offered 4 cores, 4 threads, a base clock of 3.6GHz, a boost clock of 4.0GHz, Vega 8 integrated graphics, and a clock of 1.25GHz. Additionally, there was an even lower-spec Athlon 3000G, featuring Zen architecture and a 14nm process, 2 cores, 4 threads, 4MB of L3 cache, a clock of 3.5GHz, Vega 3 integrated graphics, a clock of 1.1GHz, and a TDP of 35W.
It remains uncertain which specific model AMD plans to resume production of, or if it will be a new 3000G series processor employing a novel architecture and process.