An replace to a Lenovo product web page reportedly reveals that two unreleased AMD Ryzen 5000 Professional-series APUs can be making their technique to Lenovo ThinkPad laptops quickly.
A Lenovo ThinkPad P14 spec page lists each the Ryzen 5 Professional 5650U and Ryzen 7 Professional 5850U, suggesting that the 2 SKUs are undoubtedly on their technique to Lenovo enterprise laptops this 12 months after a number of leaked benchmarks hinted at their imminent launch and an HP product web page confirmed the SKUs existed. There hasn’t been an official announcement from AMD concerning the launch, although, so it is doable it may simply be a placeholder.
The product web page additionally offers us some particulars concerning the specs of the chips themselves. The Ryzen 7 Professional 5850U is an eight-core, 16-thread CPU with a base clock of two.0GHz, with a Increase clock of four.4GHz and a 12MB cache. The Ryzen 5 Professional 5650U is a six-core, 12-thread CPU with the next base clock of two.2GHz, however as decrease increase frequency of four.2GHz, and comes with an 11MB cache. Each processors have a 10W to 25W TDP and AMD Radeon built-in graphics.
The P14s spec web page would not reply each query, as Wccftech notes. We do not know a lot concerning the Radeon GPU in these newest Professional sequence chip, together with what number of GPU cores it will have. There additionally is not a launch date, however now that AMD’s Radeon RX 6700 XT is official, hopefully we’ll get extra information on these rumored APUs.
AMD Ryzen Professional sequence launch ought to problem Intel’s cell computing dominance
Now that AMD has caught as much as Intel in desktop processor market share, it seemingly will not be lengthy earlier than AMD begins to pivot extra of its focus in direction of the cell computing market, the place Intel nonetheless enjoys a dominant market place.
With the expansion of cell computing solely anticipated to soar within the years forward, desktop hardware goes to grow to be much less related to the enterprise workforce, the place mobility goes to be more and more necessary within the post-pandemic period the place a mixture of work-from-home and workplace use goes to be extra of the norm than it was solely a 12 months in the past.
We’re beginning to see extra AMD processors in enterprise laptops, just like the excellent Lenovo ThinkPad C13 Yoga Chromebook, so it will be attention-grabbing to see how effectively AMD’s newest business-centered processors fare in opposition to Intel’s Evo platform within the enterprise house.