At CES 2023 in January, AMD announced that its Ryzen 7040HS laptop processor, codenamed “Phoenix,” would be available in March. However, AMD announced today that it will be delayed until April.
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AMD officially sent a statement to foreign technology media Tom’s Hardware, which is as follows.
"To align with the platform and provide the best user experience, we now expect our OEM partners to launch the first laptops with the Ryzen 7040HS family of processors in April."
AMD officials did not announce the specific reasons for the delay. However, AMD recently tweaked the specs of these chips, removing support for the PCIe 5.0 interface and lowering the peak clock of the integrated GPU.
The AMD 7040 series laptop processor uses a 4nm process, adopts an 8-core Zen4 CPU and RDNA3 core display, the core display specification can reach up to 12CU 3.0GHz, and is equipped with the latest Ryzen AI engine. In terms of memory support, AMD 7040 series laptops support DDR5-5600 and LPDDR5x-7500.
The model parameters of the AMD Ryzen 7040H/ HS series attached are as follows:
R9 7940H/HS: 8 cores 16 threads, up to 5.2GHz, 45/35W TDP
R7 7840H / HS: 8 cores 16 threads, up to 5.1GHz, 45/35W TDP
R5 7640H/HS: 6 cores 12 threads, up to 5.0GHz, 45/35W TDP