AMD Launches Ryzen PRO 5000 Series Mobile Processors

AMD has launched its new Ryzen PRO 5000 series mobile processors designed for enterprise laptops. The new processors are built on the same Zen 3 architecture that the company’s consumer desktop and mobile processors use.

“Navigating an increasingly distributed work environment requires more performance and security from our professional laptops. Businesses need to be confident they are investing in technology that will meet the needs of their employees, whether they are working remotely or from the office,” said Saeid Moshkelani, senior vice president and general manager, Client Business Unit, AMD. “The new AMD Ryzen PRO 5000 Series Mobile Processors significantly increase the capabilities of ultrathin enterprise notebooks and deliver best-in-class user experiences with leadership performance, exceptional battery life and robust security features for every work environment.”

The new lineup of Ryzen PRO 5000 series mobile processors include the top-end Ryzen 7 PRO 5850U, Ryzen 5 PRO 5650U, and Ryzen 3 PRO 5450U. Here are the specifications of each of the new CPUs:

ModelCores/ThreadsBoost /Base Frequency (GHz)Cache (MB)TDP (Watts)Architecture
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 5850U8C/16TUp to 4.4 / 1.9 GHz20 MB15W“Zen 3”
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 5650U6C/12TUp to 4.2 / 2.3 GHz19 MB15W“Zen 3”
AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 5450U4C/8TUp to 4.0/ 2.6 GHz10 MB15W“Zen 3”

Some of the features of the new lineup include enhanced performance and power efficiency over the previous generation of Ryzen PRO processor models as well as several AMD PRO technologies such as AMD Memory Guard, AMD Shadow Stack, support for Microsoft Endpoint Manager, as well as 18-months of planned software stability and 24-months of planned availability.

The new AMD Ryzen PRO 5000 series mobile processors will be available to enterprise customers from vendors such as HP and Lenovo sometime in Q2 2021.