ASUS Reportedly Readies 14 ROG, TUF, ProArt Laptops Featuring Next-Gen AMD Ryzen “Strix Point” APUs

ASUS is reportedly readying a total of 14 next-gen ROG, TUF & ProArt laptops equipped with AMD’s next-gen Ryzen “Strix Point” APUs based on Zen 5.

ASUS’s Next-Gen Laptop Lineup With AMD Ryzen “Strix Point” APUs Leaks Out, Equipped With NVIDIA RTX 40 GPUs

ASUS is preparing an extensive lineup of laptops that will be utilizing AMD’s next-gen Ryzen “Strix Point” APUs. The models are reported to have been leaked within the product page of the 240 and 180W ROG Compact Plug adapter which lists down the new variants.

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According to ITHome, the “W” models represent the next-gen variants featuring AMD’s Ryzen “Strix Point” APUs while the “U” variants represent the AMD Ryzen “Hawk Point” 8040 APUs. Following is the full list of laptops that have been revealed:

ASUS ROG Zephyrus G16 (AMD Edition)

  • GA605WU: Strix Point + RTX 4050
  • GA605WV: Strix Point + RTX 4060
  • GA605WI: Strix Point + RTX 4070

ASUS TUF Gaming (A14 Series)

  • FA401WU: Strix Point + RTX 4050
  • FA401WV: Strix Point + RTX 4060
  • FA401WI: Strix Point + RTX 4070
  • FA401UU: Hawk Point + RTX 4050
  • FA401UV: Hawk Point + RTX 4060
  • FA401UI: Hawk Point + RTX 4070

ASUS TUF Gaming (A16 Series)

  • FA608WU: Strix Point + RTX 4050
  • FA608WV: Strix Point + RTX 4060
  • FA608WI: Strix Point + RTX 4070

ASUS Creator ProArt P16

  • M7606WU: Strix Point + RTX 4050
  • M7606WV: Strix Point + RTX 4060

ASUS Creator ProArt X13

  • HN7306WU: Strix Point + RTX 4050
  • HN7306WV: Strix Point + RTX 4060
  • HN7306WI: Strix Point + RTX 4070

Although the exact configurations of these laptops are still a mystery when it comes to the APU specifications, we know from previous information that AMD’s Strix Point APUs will be branded under the Ryzen 9000 series and feature a hybrid design based on the next-gen Zen 5 & Zen 5C core architecture. The first roundup of chips will be monolithic designs based on the 4nm node, featuring the latest RDNA 3+ iGPU cores with up to 16 compute units and supporting LPDDR5X memory and an XDNA 2 NPU with up to 50 total AI TOPS.

AMD Ryzen 9050 Strix Mono Expected Features:

  • Zen 5 (4nm) Monolithic Design
  • Up To 12 Cores In Hybrid Config (Zen 5 + Zen 5C)
  • 24 MB L3 cache / 12 MB L2 Cache
  • 16 RDNA 3+ Compute Units
  • LPDDR5-7500/DDR5-5600 support
  • XDNA 2 Engine Integrated
  • Up To 50 AI TOPS
  • 16 PCIe Gen4 Lanes
  • 2H 2024 Launch (Expected)
  • FP8 Platform (28W-65W)

These chips will be supported on FP8 platforms & are expected to launch in the second half of 2024. AMD is expected to provide more details at Computex 2024 which is less than a month away now.

AMD Ryzen Mobility CPUs:

CPU Family Name AMD Sound Wave? AMD Krackan Point AMD Fire Range AMD Strix Point Halo AMD Strix Point AMD Hawk Point AMD Dragon Range AMD Phoenix AMD Rembrandt AMD Cezanne AMD Renoir AMD Picasso AMD Raven Ridge
Family Branding TBD AMD Ryzen 9040 (H/U-Series) AMD Ryzen 8055 (HX-Series) AMD Ryzen 8050 (H-Series) AMD Ryzen 8050 (H/U-Series) AMD Ryzen 8040 (H/U-Series) AMD Ryzen 7045 (HX-Series) AMD Ryzen 7040 (H/U-Series) AMD Ryzen 6000
AMD Ryzen 7035
AMD Ryzen 5000 (H/U-Series) AMD Ryzen 4000 (H/U-Series) AMD Ryzen 3000 (H/U-Series) AMD Ryzen 2000 (H/U-Series)
Process Node TBD 4nm 5nm 4nm 4nm 4nm 5nm 4nm 6nm 7nm 7nm 12nm 14nm
CPU Core Architecture Zen 6? Zen 5 Zen 5 Zen 5 + Zen 5C Zen 5 + Zen 5C Zen 4 + Zen 4C Zen 4 Zen 4 Zen 3+ Zen 3 Zen 2 Zen + Zen 1
CPU Cores/Threads (Max) TBD 8/16 16/32 16/32 12/24 8/16 16/32 8/16 8/16 8/16 8/16 4/8 4/8
L2 Cache (Max) TBD TBD TBD 24 MB 12 MB 4 MB 16 MB 4 MB 4 MB 4 MB 4 MB 2 MB 2 MB
L3 Cache (Max) TBD 32 MB TBD 64 MB 24 MB 16 MB 32 MB 16 MB 16 MB 16 MB 8 MB 4 MB 4 MB
Max CPU Clocks TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD 5.4 GHz 5.2 GHz 5.0 GHz (Ryzen 9 6980HX) 4.80 GHz (Ryzen 9 5980HX) 4.3 GHz (Ryzen 9 4900HS) 4.0 GHz (Ryzen 7 3750H) 3.8 GHz (Ryzen 7 2800H)
GPU Core Architecture RDNA 3+ iGPU RDNA 3+ 4nm iGPU RDNA 3+ 4nm iGPU RDNA 3+ 4nm iGPU RDNA 3+ 4nm iGPU RDNA 3 4nm iGPU RDNA 2 6nm iGPU RDNA 3 4nm iGPU RDNA 2 6nm iGPU Vega Enhanced 7nm Vega Enhanced 7nm Vega 14nm Vega 14nm
Max GPU Cores TBD 12 CUs (786 cores) 2 CUs (128 cores) 40 CUs (2560 Cores) 16 CUs (1024 Cores) 12 CUs (786 cores) 2 CUs (128 cores) 12 CUs (786 cores) 12 CUs (786 cores) 8 CUs (512 cores) 8 CUs (512 cores) 10 CUs (640 Cores) 11 CUs (704 cores)
Max GPU Clocks TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD 2800 MHz 2200 MHz 2800 MHz 2400 MHz 2100 MHz 1750 MHz 1400 MHz 1300 MHz
TDP (cTDP Down/Up) TBD 15W-45W (65W cTDP) 55W-75W (65W cTDP) 55W-125W 15W-45W (65W cTDP) 15W-45W (65W cTDP) 55W-75W (65W cTDP) 15W-45W (65W cTDP) 15W-55W (65W cTDP) 15W -54W(54W cTDP) 15W-45W (65W cTDP) 12-35W (35W cTDP) 35W-45W (65W cTDP)
Launch 2026? 2025? 2H 2024? 2H 2024? 2H 2024 Q1 2024 Q1 2023 Q2 2023 Q1 2022 Q1 2021 Q2 2020 Q1 2019 Q4 2018

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