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AMD unveils new mobile processor series at CES 2021

Image: AMD CEO Dr Lisa Su, delivers keynote at CES, January 12 2021. Insets AMD Ryzen 5000 series mobile processor.
Technology at CES 2021  - 1
Santa Clara, California (US),January 13 2021:    At the CES tech show yesterday – virtual this year --  AMD  has announced the full portfolio of AMD Ryzen 5000 Series Mobile Processors, bringing the highly-efficient and extremely powerful “Zen 3” core architecture to the laptop market.
New laptops powered by Ryzen 5000 Series Mobile processors will be available from major PC manufacturers including ASUS, HP and Lenovo, starting in Q1 2021.
AMD also announced the AMD Ryzen PRO 5000 Series Mobile Processors, delivering enterprise-grade security and seamless manageability to commercial users. Throughout the course of 2021, AMD expects a broad portfolio of more than 150 consumer and commercial notebooks based on the Ryzen 5000 Series Mobile Processors.
AMD CEO Dr. Lisa Su delivered the company’s CES 2021 keynote addressing the acceleration of digital transformation at home, work and in entertainment with appearances by HP, Lenovo, Lucasfilm, Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Team and Microsoft. Dr. Su showcased AMD technology at the heart of products, services and experiences keeping us productive, learning, connected and entertained in an increasingly ‘digital first’ world. Notable details from the keynote include:

  • Acceleration of scientific research: Researchers explained how an additional 12 petaflops of donated AMD EPYC™ and AMD Radeon Instinct compute power is accelerating their research into combatting infectious diseases including COVID-19.
  • Partner testimonials: A number of special guests including HP CEO Enrique Lores, Lenovo CEO Yang Yuanqing, Vice President of Technology for Lucasfilm François Chardavoine, Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Team Driver Lewis Hamilton and Team Principal and CEO Toto Wolff, and Microsoft Chief Product Officer Panos Panay spoke to the power of their partnerships with AMD, from the co-development of products to the impact of AMD technologies on their work, whether filmmaking or auto racing.
  • Launch of new powerful and energy-efficient mobile processors: Dr. Su announced the Ryzen 5000 Series Mobile processors for ultrathin and gaming laptops. The world’s top notebook OEMs, including Asus, HP and Lenovo, will all bring AMD Ryzen 5000 systems to market starting in February, with more than 150 systems expected to launch this year. AMD will also be bringing the AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO series direct to consumers for the first time, offering up to 64 cores and AMD PRO security technologies for the most demanding workloads.
  • World’s first public demonstration of next-gen AMD EPYC processor, codenamed “Milan”: AMD EPYC processors are at the heart of many of the largest cloud service providers, enterprises and supercomputers. AMD demonstrated 3rd Gen AMD EPYC “Milan” processors running the Weather Research and Forecasting model (WRF), one of the most popular tools used for climate research and weather forecasting, completing a weather forecast simulation ~68 percent faster than the competition.

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