AMD unveils Ryzen PRO 5000 Series Mobile Processors for business laptops

AMD has announced three new processors in the Pro lineup of Ryzen 5000 series mobile processors. Designed for premium business and enterprise laptops, these Ryzen PRO 5000 Series Mobile CPUs feature their latest Zen 3 architecture, and range from a 4-core Ryzen 3 to an 8-core Ryzen 7 processor.

At the top of the line is the AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 5850U processor, featuring an 8 core/16 thread design that can boost up to 4.4GHz. Thanks to their Zen 3 architecture that is built on a 7nm process node, all three processors have improved IPC performance, improved power management and better thermal design over the previous generation.

As they belong to the Pro series of Ryzen CPUs, the processors feature a number of AMD PRO Technologies such as AMD Memory Guard, AMD Shadow Stack, full support for Microsoft Endpoint Manager, etc. and AMD promises 18-months of planned software stability and 24-months of planned availability.

Model Cores/ Threads Boost/Base Frequency (GHz) Cache (MB) TDP (Watts)
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 5850U 8C/16T Up to 4.4 / 1.9 GHz 20 MB 15W
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 5650U 6C/12T Up to 4.2 / 2.3 GHz 19 MB 15W
AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 5450U 4C/8T Up to 4.0/ 2.6 GHz 10 MB 15W

Laptops with Ryzen PRO processor-based systems are expected to launch in Q2 2021 from OEMs such as HP and Lenovo that includes HP Elitebook 845 G8, HP Probook Aero 635 G2, HP Probook x360 435 G8, Lenovo Thinkbook 16P, Lenovo Thinkbook 14S and Lenovo Thinkpad T14S.

Commenting on the announcement, Saeid Moshkelani, senior vice president and general manager, Client Business Unit, AMD said:

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.