AMD’s latest Ryzen 7 8000G processors are available now | Windows

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What you need to know

  • AMD’s latest 8000G desktop processors are available today, January 31, 2024.
  • Radeon 700M integrated GPUs support modern games at FHD resolutions.
  • High-end G Series variants feature an NPU dedicated to handling AI tasks.

It’s launch day for the latest Zen 4 desktop processors from AMD, as the all-new Ryzen 8000G Series CPUs hit storefronts ready for compatible AM5 motherboards in your next custom PC build. With three commercially available APUs dropping today and a fourth variant saved for OEM pre-builds later this year, each comes with an affordable price tag and powerful integrated graphics, and the high-end models have an extra special NPU.

Here’s where to buy them and a breakdown of what makes each G Series variant unique, with more store links added when I find them.

Ryzen 8000G: US retailers

  • Ryzen 7 8700G
  • Ryzen 5 8600G
  • Ryzen 5 8500G

A new range of Ryzen

You’ll need an compatible motherboard with an AM5 socket and DDR5 RAM for the 8000G CPUs. (Image credit: Ben Wilson | Windows Central)

Two out of the three 8000G Series desktop processors feature AMD’s new XDNA NPU for dedicated AI computing, and both my Ryzen 7 8700G review and the follow-up review of the Ryzen 5 8600G show each capable of running modern AAA games like Cyberpunk 2077 thanks to their integrated Radeon 780M and 760M graphics, respectively.

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Header Cell – Column 0 Ryzen 7 8700G Ryzen 5 8600G Ryzen 5 8500G Ryzen 3 8300G
MSRP $329 $229 $179 OEM
Cores/threads 8c/16t 6c/12t 6c/12t 4c/8t
Boost/base clock Up to 5.1/4.2 GHz Up to 5.0/4.3 GHz Up to 5.0/3.5 GHz Up to 4.9/3.4 GHz
Cache (L2+L3) 24 MB 22 MB 22 MB 12 MB
AI NPU Yes Yes No No
TDP 65 W 65 W 65 W 65 W
iGPU Radeon 780M Radeon 760M Radeon 740M Radeon 740M

The more affordable Ryzen 5 8500G cuts the NPU and opts for more lightweight Radeon 740M graphics in favor of a lower MSRP, available today alongside the 8700G and 8600G. OEM partners will…

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