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AMD Ryzen 7 5700U and Ryzen 5 5500U turn up as the Zen 2 Lucienne processors in upcoming Asus laptops

The new Asus laptops all come with Ryzen 5000 U-series processors. (Image source: Expert.de/Asus - edited)
The new Asus laptops all come with Ryzen 5000 U-series processors. (Image source: Expert.de/Asus - edited)
The AMD Ryzen 7 5700U and Ryzen 5 5500U APUs have been spotted in three new laptops coming from Asus. These two Ryzen 5000 processors are from the Lucienne family, meaning they are based on Zen 2 architecture rather than Zen 3. One of the upcoming Asus laptops appears to be a refreshed VivoBook Flip 14 convertible.
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The AMD Ryzen 5000 series of mobile processors is coming. Another Asus-related leak, also unearthed by momomo_us and sourced from the German retailer Expert.de, has revealed three new laptops sporting two different Lucienne APUs: The AMD Ryzen 7 5700U and the Ryzen 5 5500U. Although these two parts are from the incoming Ryzen 5000 mobile family, they are based on Zen 2 architecture, thus differentiating from the Zen 3 Cezanne chips such as the Ryzen 7 5800U.

The Asus S533UA-BQ048T comes with the Ryzen 7 5700U chip and has 16 GB RAM and a 1 TB SSD in its 15.6-inch form. According to the tech specs listed in the retailer post, the Ryzen 7 5700U has 8 cores (16 threads), 4 MB cache, and it clocks from 1.8 GHz to 4.25 GHz. It’s possible the data here has been printed incorrectly though, as different leaks have stated a boost clock of 4.3 GHz and L3 cache of 8 MB.

The Asus S732UA-AU059T laptop also features the same Lucienne Zen 2 processor and will offer buyers a 17.3-inch Full HD screen, 16 GB RAM, and a 512 GB SSD. Like the above laptop, the S732UA supports Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5.0 connections. It also relies on the integrated graphics unit of the Ryzen 7 5700U for displaying images.

Lastly, there is the Asus TM420UA-EC004T on show here, which seems to be a 2-in-1 model in the VivoBook Flip 14 line. This device sports the slightly less-powerful Ryzen 5 5500U APU, which is detailed in the retailer listing as having 6 cores (12 threads), 3 MB cache, and 2.1-3.95 GHz clocks. This also deviates from previous leaks, which suggest a 4.0 GHz boost and L3 cache of 8 MB for this SKU.

Unfortunately, no prices or availability dates are listed with these Ryzen 5000 laptops from Asus, but they are clearly targeted at thin and light laptop purchasers who need high performance on-the-go. The TDP range for these two Lucienne processors is 10 W to 25 W.

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Asus S732UA-AU059T. (Image source: Expert.de)
Asus S732UA-AU059T. (Image source: Expert.de)
Asus S533UA-BQ048T. (Image source: Expert.de)
Asus S533UA-BQ048T. (Image source: Expert.de)
Asus TM420UA-EC004T. (Image source: Expert.de)
Asus TM420UA-EC004T. (Image source: Expert.de)

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Expert.de (1/2/3 - in German) via @momomo_us

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My interest in technology began after I was presented with an Atari 800XL home computer in the mid-1980s. I especially enjoy writing about technological advances, compelling rumors, and intriguing tech-related leaks. I have a degree in International Relations and Strategic Studies and count my family, reading, writing, and travel as the main passions of my life. I have been with Notebookcheck since 2012.
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Daniel R Deakin, 2020-12-14 (Update: 2020-12-14)