AMD announces 2nd Gen AMD Ryzen™ PRO and AMD Athlon™ PRO Mobile Processors

Today, AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) announced the latest additions to its PRO processor lineup: 2nd Gen AMD Ryzen PRO mobile processors with Radeon™ Vega Graphics and AMD Athlon™ PRO mobile processors with Radeon Vega Graphics. Providing commercial notebook users with power-efficient performance, state-of-the-art security features, and commercial-grade reliability and manageability, these new processors enable global PC manufacturers to create a wide range of business systems, from premium professional notebooks to everyday productivity notebooks. Initial commercial systems from HP and Lenovo are expected this quarter with other OEMs and further platform updates anticipated later in 2019.

“Modern PC users expect the experience between professional and personal to be imperceptible, and business notebook users want to utilize the latest modern features including 3D modeling, video editing, multi-display setups while multitasking securely, to get more done,” said Saeid Moshkelani, senior vice president and general manager, Client Compute, AMD. “With AMD Ryzen PRO and Athlon PRO mobile processors, AMD delivers the right performance, features, and choice to OEMs and commercial users, combined with the productivity, protection, and professional features needed to ensure seamless deployment throughout an organization.”

2nd Gen Ryzen PRO Mobile Processors:

Built on 12nm manufacturing technology, the new AMD Ryzen™ PRO 3000 Series mobile processors deliver best-in-class performance2 and increase productivity by offering up to 16% more multi-threading processor performance than competition3.

Specifically, the new AMD Ryzen PRO mobile processors deliver:

  • up to 12 hours of general office use or up to 10 hours of video playback1,
  • up to 14% faster content creation4 and accelerated everyday office applications with integrated Radeon Vega graphics, from 3D modeling to video editing,
  • powerful security features on all Ryzen PRO processors with AMD’s security co-processor built into the silicon,
  • and 18-month of image stability, 24-month of processor availability, commercial grade quality, enterprise-class manageability, and 36-month limited warranty to system manufacturers.

AMD is also offering “Zen”-based5 Athlon PRO mobile processors, bringing a greater choice of mobile computing experiences across the full budget spectrum.

Product ModelCores/
Threads
TDPBoost/Base Freq.Radeon GraphicsGPU CoresMax GPU Freq.L2+L3 Cache
AMD Ryzen™ 7 PRO 3700U4C/8T15W4.0/2.3 GHzVega101400 MHz6MB
AMD Ryzen™ 5 PRO 3500U4C/8T15W3.7/2.1 GHzVega81200 MHz6MB
AMD Ryzen™ 3 PRO 3300U4C/4T15W3.5/2.1 GHzVega61200 MHz6MB
AMD Athlon™ PRO 300U2C/4T15W3.3/2.4 GHzVega31000 MHz5MB
Comparison chart again Intel counterparts

Performance against Intel Processors in Photo editing shows that the AMD is 34% to 36% against it’s Intel counterpart. In 3D modelling, it is 64%-69% and in Visualization it is 245% to 258% against the competition.

AMD Ryzen 7 Pro 3700U vs Intel Core i7-8650U

AMD Ryzen 5 Pro 3500U vs Intel Core i5-8350U

HP and Levono will be first to premium notebook based on the new mobile processor.