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AMD Ryzen PRO 8000 Series Processors Unveiled for Business Computing

AMD has launched its Ryzen PRO 8000 series processors, representing a breakthrough in business computing technology. These processors aim to transform business productivity and IT management with impressive performance, security, and AI integration. AMD’s Ryzen Pro 8000 series processors cater to the needs of modern commercial mobile and desktop solutions.

AMD has launched its Ryzen PRO 8000 series processors, representing a breakthrough in business computing technology. These processors aim to transform business productivity and IT management with impressive performance, security, and AI integration. AMD’s Ryzen Pro 8000 series processors cater to the needs of modern commercial mobile and desktop solutions.

AMD recently announced its latest advancements that including the Ryzen PRO 8000 Series desktop processors. These processors are equipped with a dedicated Neural Processing Unit (NPU) and premium integrated graphics, promising next-level performance. AMD also introduced the Ryzen PRO 8040 Series for mobile devices, which offers high efficiency with up to eight advanced cores using cutting-edge 4nm technology and Zen 4 architecture. Select models of the Ryzen Series have Ryzen AI, which provides commercial users with powerful AI processing capabilities, enhancing performance on local AI tasks. AMD PRO Technologies complement these innovations, enhancing enterprise-grade security and manageability, streamlining IT operations and bolstering defenses against sophisticated cyber threats.

Ryzen PRO 8000 series Desktop Processors

The Ryzen PRO 8000 series Desktop Processors integrate a dedicated Neural Processing Unit (NPU) and the latest AMD RDNA 3 graphics on-chip. This unique combination enables superior handling of graphically intensive tasks and advanced AI workloads directly on the desktop, ensuring smooth, efficient operations even in demanding applications. The series boasts thermal design and power efficiency improvements, making them suitable for energy-conscious enterprise environments looking to reduce operational costs.

This lineup features models with up to 8 cores and 16 threads, leveraging the advanced processing power to handle complex, multi-threaded applications effortlessly. With boost clocks reaching up to 5.1 GHz, users will experience impressive speeds that drive productivity and creativity in demanding professional environments.

The top-tier Ryzen 7 PRO 8700G showcases a substantial 24MB cache, paired with a versatile 45-65W configurable thermal design power (cTDP), ensuring peak performance without compromising energy efficiency. Meanwhile, the Ryzen 5 PRO 8600G model (6 cores and 22MB cache) offers a balanced approach for businesses needing high performance with lower power consumption. Notably, models denoted with an asterisk, such as the Ryzen 5 PRO 8500G and Ryzen 3 PRO 8300G, do not feature the Ryzen AI, as AMD is likely trying to cater to a wide range of business needs and budgets.

AMD Ryzen PRO 8000 Series Desktop Processor Specifications
Processor Model Cores/Threads Base/Boost Clock (GHz) Cache (MB) cTDP (Watts) Ryzen AI
Ryzen 7 PRO 8700G 8C/16T Up To 4.2/5.1 GHz 24MB 45-65W Yes
Ryzen 7 PRO 8700GE 8C/16T Up To 3.65/5.1 GHz 24MB 35W Yes
Ryzen 5 PRO 8600G 6C/12T Up To 4.35/5.00 GHz 22MB 45-65W Yes
Ryzen 5 PRO 8600GE 6C/12T Up To 3.9/5.00 GHz 22MB 35W Yes
Ryzen 5 PRO 8500G* 6C/12T Up To 3.55/5.00 GHz 22MB 45-65W No
Ryzen 5 PRO 8500GE* 6C/12T Up To 3.40/5.00 GHz 22MB 35W No
Ryzen 3 PRO 8300G* 4C/8T Up To 3.45/4.90 GHz 12MB 45-65W No
Ryzen 3 PRO 8300GE* 4C/8T Up To 3.5.0/4.90 GHz 12MB 35W No

AMD’s Ryzen PRO 8000 Series Desktop Processors are designed for efficient multitasking and can handle heavy workloads while remaining power-efficient. For businesses, users can run multiple applications simultaneously with a 3% increase in productivity compared to competing processors, says AMD. For example, these processors require up to 76% less power for Microsoft Office Apps and Teams calls.

Ryzen PRO 8040 Series Mobile Processors

As the series name indicates, the Ryzen PRO 8040 Series Mobile Processors are tailored for mobile devices. These processors, built on advanced 4nm technology and leveraging the “Zen 4” architecture, provide up to eight high-performance cores. This allows for faster multitasking, better energy management, and enhanced application responsiveness, making them ideal for professionals on the go. The mobile series promises significant improvements in battery life and performance per watt, enabling longer usage times without sacrificing power.

With models offering up to 8 cores and 16 threads, these processors are designed for high-efficiency, high-performance computing on the go. Built on cutting-edge 4nm process technology and leveraging the potent “Zen 4” architecture, the 8040 series guarantees exceptional responsiveness and multitasking capabilities for the most demanding business applications.

Highlighting the series is the Ryzen 9 PRO 8945HS, the flagship model that balances performance and power consumption with a cTDP of 35-54W, ensuring that professionals can tackle intensive tasks without being tethered to a power outlet. Its impressive boost clock of up to 5.2 GHz illustrates AMD’s commitment to delivering speed and agility in a mobile form factor. The Ryzen 7 and Ryzen 5 variants, such as the 8845HS and 8645HS, follow closely, offering scalable options for businesses with varying performance and energy needs. The Ryzen 5 PRO 8540U does not utilize the advanced Ryzen AI capabilities.

AMD Ryzen Pro 8040 Series Mobile Processor Specifications
Processor Model Cores / Threads Base / Boost Clock (GHz) Cache (MB) Thermal Design Power (cTDP)
Ryzen 9 PRO 8945HS 8 / 16 4.0 / 5.2 24 35-54W
Ryzen 7 PRO 8845HS 8 / 16 3.8 / 5.1 24 35-54W
Ryzen 7 PRO 8840HS 8 / 16 3.3 / 5.1 24 20-28W
Ryzen 5 PRO 8645HS 6 / 12 4.3 / 5.0 22 35-54W
Ryzen 5 PRO 8640HS 6 / 12 3.5 / 4.9 22 20-28W
Ryzen 7 PRO 8840U 8 / 16 3.3 / 5.1 24 15-28W
Ryzen 5 PRO 8640U 6 / 12 3.5 / 4.9 22 15-28W
Ryzen 5 PRO 8540U* 6 / 12 3.2 / 4.9 22 15-28W

AMD Ryzen AI and AMD PRO Technologies

AMD Ryzen AI (available on select models as indicated above) stands at the forefront of commercial AI technology. This feature supports a variety of local AI tasks, from real-time language translation to advanced data analytics, without compromising data privacy and security. By processing data locally, AMD Ryzen AI minimizes latency and reduces the need for constant cloud connectivity, further enhancing security.

AMD PRO Technologies play a crucial role in maintaining enterprise-grade security and manageability across the Ryzen PRO 8000 series. These technologies provide robust security features to protect against sophisticated cyber attacks. With layers of security embedded at the silicon, OS, and firmware levels, AMD ensures that all data and operations are secured from the ground up. This comprehensive security approach is complemented by features like AMD Memory Guard and AMD Shadow Stack, which offer real-time encryption and protection against malware.

AMD’s latest Ryzen PRO 8000 Series Processors also represent a significant leap forward in security for modern devices. Integrating Microsoft Pluton security offers a chip-to-cloud protection system, ensuring a robust defense against cyber threats.

For even greater protection, AMD Memory Guard adds an extra layer of security to protect sensitive business data, even if a PC is lost or stolen. This suite of advanced security features, including AMD’s Zen 4 architecture with AMD Shadow Stack, exceeds current OEM system-level security features and aligns with Windows 11 OS security requirements to deliver a comprehensive, multi-layered approach to security from the hardware level up to the system level. For businesses, this means investing in technology that boosts productivity and fortifies the integrity and privacy of critical data.

Market Impact and Enterprise Adoption

The Ryzen PRO 8000 series processors are expected to significantly influence the IT landscape, with AMD’s latest offerings setting new standards for what businesses can expect from their computing infrastructure. According to AMD and recent market studies, the adoption of AI-equipped business PCs will increase dramatically, driven by the capabilities and performance enhancements offered by AMD’s new processors. Enterprises are particularly enthusiastic about integrating these powerful tools into their existing IT ecosystems to drive productivity and innovation.

Equipped with advanced AI, state-of-the-art security measures, and impressive performance capabilities, AMD’s Ryzen PRO 8000 series is set to make a mark in the processor industry. They are designed to meet current enterprise needs and anticipate future challenges, offering businesses the tools needed to transform their operational capabilities.

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Lyle Smith

Lyle is a staff writer for StorageReview, covering a broad set of end user and enterprise IT topics.

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