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AMD Ryzen PRO 8040 and Ryzen PRO 8000 series processors for AI PCs announced

AMD Ryzen PRO 8040 Series and AMD Ryzen PRO 8000 Series

AMD today announced a range of new products aimed at bolstering its commercial mobile and desktop AI PC lineup, catering to the needs of business users seeking productivity and advanced AI capabilities.

AMD Ryzen PRO 8040 Series: Advanced Mobile Processors

The AMD Ryzen PRO 8040 Series marks a significant advancement in x86 processors tailored for business laptops and mobile workstations to deliver exceptional performance, particularly in handling demanding business and AI workloads.

With up to eight high-performance cores, advanced 4nm technology, and “Zen 4” architecture, they offer up to 30% greater performance for intensive mobile workstation applications.

Select models feature AMD Ryzen AI, coupled with powerful AMD RDNA 3 graphics, resulting in up to 72% faster performance and 84% less power consumption for tasks such as video conferencing compared to Intel Core Ultra 7 165U processors. Additionally, these processors integrate WiFi-7 technology  for connectivity.

Leading this series is the AMD Ryzen 9 PRO 8945HS processor, featuring eight cores, 16 threads, 24MB of cache, and Radeon 780M graphics, making it ideal for resource-intensive applications like 3D rendering and multimedia content creation.

AMD Ryzen PRO 8040 Series Mobile Processors

AMD Ryzen PRO 8000 Series: First AI-Enabled Desktop Processors

For desktop users, the AMD Ryzen PRO 8000 Series introduces the first AI-enabled desktop processors for business professionals. Featuring up to eight high-performance “Zen 4” cores on a 4nm process, to offer unparalleled speed and efficiency in daily business operations.

PCs equipped with Ryzen PRO 8000 Series processors support DDR5 and PCIe 4 for lightning-fast data transfer and next-gen connectivity with Wi-Fi 7 available on select models.

Leading this series is the AMD Ryzen 8700G processor, delivering eight high-performance cores, 16 threads, 24MB of cache, and integrated AMD Radeon 780M graphics, ensuring superior performance across various workloads.

AMD Ryzen PRO 8000 Series Business Desktop Processors

Enhanced Security and Manageability with AMD PRO Technologies

AMD PRO technologies provide enterprise-grade manageability features, enabling IT managers to deploy and manage AMD-powered laptops up to 41% faster than competitors’ laptops.

These technologies also offer robust security features embedded directly onto the hardware, operating system, and system level, including the Microsoft Pluton security processor integrated into AMD Ryzen PRO processors.

Expanding AI Capabilities with Ryzen AI

Ryzen AI empowers business users with AI-driven experiences, enabling tasks such as document creation, email summarization, and coding assistance.

By the end of 2024, over 150 AI-powered ISVs are expected to enable experiences on Ryzen AI, enhancing productivity and efficiency for business users.

OEM Partnerships and Availability

AMD’s OEM partners, including HP and Lenovo, are launching a range of laptops, mobile workstations, and desktops powered by the Ryzen PRO 8040 and 8000 Series processors.

Availability of the Ryzen PRO 8040 Series mobile processors and Ryzen PRO 8000 Series desktop processors is expected from Q2, 2024, through OEM partners and select channel partners.

Speaking about the new processors, Jack Huynh, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Computing and Graphics Group at AMD, said:

AMD offers the most comprehensive range of AI technologies to meet the demands of contemporary businesses. As we further establish our leadership in AI PC solutions, we’re enhancing the power and efficiency of desktops and mobile PCs.

Our latest PRO series processors establish a fresh benchmark for superior computing experiences and facilitate the integration of AI capabilities into business PCs with exceptional performance and security.