Better power management for smoother gaming
It appears that AMD AGESA 1002a BIOS update has started to show up for some motherboards and that it fixes power management problems seen with the Ryzen 3 2200G and Ryzen 5 2400G APUs, providing both better performance and smoother gameplay - in some games.
The Ryzen 3 2200GE and Ryzen 5 2400GE
In addition to the official launch of its 2nd generation Ryzen 2000-series CPUs based on Zen+ architecture, AMD has also released two low power Ryzen APUs based on Raven Ridge design with TDP set at 35W, the Ryzen 3 2200GE and the Ryzen 5 2400GE.
Not thermal paste like Raven Ridge APUs
In the aftermath of Raven Ridge delidding, which revealed that it uses thermal paste under the IHS, AMD's Robert Hallock took to Reddit to note that this won't be the case with the upcoming Pinnacle Ridge CPUs, based on 12nm manufacturing process and usually known as the Ryzen + CPUs.
For its AM4 motherboard lineup
Asus has announced that it has released BIOS updates for its entire AM4 motherboard lineup which bring support for AMD's Raven Ridge APUs, also known as Ryzen 2000 series CPUs with Radeon Vega graphics.
BIOS updates for the entire AM4 lineup
MSI has released BIOS updates for its entire AM4 motherboard lineup, bringing both support for the upcoming Raven Ridge APUs as well as providing some other improvements.
Quad-core CPU with Radeon Vega M graphics
According to a leak coming directly from HP's datasheet, AMD Zen-based APUs are just around the corner with Ryzen 5 2500U APU that comes with a quad-core CPU part and Radeon Vega M graphics.
Better support for future CPUs
According to the latest report, it appears that AMD is hard at work on its new AGESA 126.96.36.199 update which should pave the way for upcoming AM4 processors, like the Raven Ridge APUs and the Pinnacle Ridge CPUs.
Zen-based CPU with possible Vega-based GPU
An unnamed AMD Raven Ridge APU has been spotted in SiSoftware database showing a few more details about the upcoming Zen-based APU from AMD.
Kaby Lake paired up with AMD GPU
It appears that rumors regarding an Intel CPU with AMD integrated GPU are now heating up and that we might just see such CPU this year.
Desktop, server then notebook
Summit Ridge, Ryzen is on track for Q1 2017, Naples, a server part is on track for Q2 2017 while AMD’s CEO confirmed that Raven Ridge Zen APU is on track to launch in the second half of 2017.