HP launches new laptops with AMD Mendocino APUs

HP has launched new laptops aimed at the lower-middle-range market. These new equipment use the AMD Mendocino APUswhich means that despite their low price they are capable of offering acceptable performance in their most basic configurations, and quite good performance in their higher versions.

The differences between one configuration and another can be important, since, for example, a basic configuration with the Athlon Silver 7120U APU will have a Zen 2 CPU. with two cores and two threads at 2.4GHz-3.5GHz, while a model configured with a Ryzen 3 7320U APU will have a Zen 2 CPU with four cores and eight threads at 2.4GHz-4.1GHz.

All these new APUs have with a Integrated Radeon 610M GPU, based on the RDNA2 architecture, which has 128 shaders and is capable of offering good performance in basic and multimedia tasks. bear LPDDR5 memoryand have a TDP of 15 watts working at their base frequency.

As for the laptops that the American company has launched, we have the HP Laptop 17z-cp200, which has a 17.3-inch screen and supports up to a Ryzen 3 7320U. Its base price is 330 dollars (on sale), and it should be around 399 euros in Spain if the offer is maintained. The base configuration is quite limited, as it comes with an AMD Athlon Gold 7220U (2 cores and 4 threads), has 8 GB of RAM, 128 GB of storage and a resolution of 1,600 x 900 pixels.

He HP Laptop 15z-fc000 it’s a 15.6-inch version that starts at $460 (no sale). Its base configuration is lower than the previous computer, since it comes with an AMD Athlon Silver 7120U (two cores and two threads), has 8 GB of RAM, 128 GB of storage and a screen resolution of 1,366 x 768. It supports configurations higher, such as a Ryzen 5 7520 (four cores and eight threads) and a 1080p panel.

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Finally there is the 14 Inch Model, which is the smallest and lightest of all, and is only available in a configuration with an AMD Athlon Gold 7220U, 8 GB of RAM, 128 GB of storage and a screen with a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. Its price is 430 dollars, which in exchange should be about 499 euros.

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