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AMD Ryzen 4000 APUs Sold Out Within Hours in Japan’s Retail Market

Japanese retailers have reported immense demand for AMD’s Ryzen 4000G “Renoir” desktop APUs. Despite costing significantly more than their Ryzen 3000 non-APU counterparts (the 8-core Ryzen 7 4750G comes to over US$400), some retailers reporting running out of stock in just a few hours.

This remarkable state of affairs is likely down to the great price-performance proposition delivered by the 4000G series APUs. Combining Zen 2 processors delivering equal or better performance to their CPU-only counterparts and enhanced Vega graphics at over 2 GHz, these APUs provide a great all-around computing experience and enough graphics horsepower for 1080p gaming at medium to high settings.

APUCores|ThreadsBase|BoostGPU CoresGPU FrequencyTDP
Ryzen 3 PRO 4350G4/83.8GHz|4.1GHz61700MHz65W
Ryzen 5 PRO 4650G6/123.7GHz|4.3GHz71900MHz65W
Ryzen 7 PRO 4750G8/163.6GHz|4.4GHz82100MHz65W
Ryzen 3 PRO 4350GE4/83.8GHz|4.1GHz61700MHz35W
Ryzen 5 PRO 4650GE6/123.3GHz|4.2GHz71900MHz35W
Ryzen 7 PRO 4750GE8/163.1GHz|4.3GHz82000MHz35W

At the moment, only retailers in the APAC region have their hands on these new Renoir APUs. However, going by these sales performance numbers, we expect Renoir desktop APUs to arrive on standard retail channels in other markets soon.

These sales figures were also accompanied by an apparent increase in the volume of AMD B550 motherboard sales. This is a strong indication that the DIY market in Japan is looking at midrange AMD hardware as a default choice for integrated gaming setups with some level of upgradability.

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Arjun

Penguin-published author, and journalist. Loves PC hardware but has terrible hand-eye coordination. Most likely to be found playing Total War or watching weird Russian sitcoms.

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