AMD launches powerful Ryzen Pro CPUs for workstations

AMD has launched its new Ryzen Pro processors based on its Zen architecture.

The new processor line-up includes Ryzen 3 Pro, 5 Pro, and 7 Pro CPUs – with the high-end versions boasting 8 physical cores and 16 threads.

The new chips are aimed at professional users and will be implemented in traditional business desktops and enterprise workstations.

AMD said its Pro processors boast a 52% increase in compute ability over its previous generation of similar CPUs, and the Ryzen 7 Pro 1700 features 62% more multi-threaded performance than competing products.

Ryzen Pro processors will be available in the second half of 2017. Mobile versions of the chips are scheduled for the first half of 2018.

Processor Cores Threads Base Clock Boost Clock TDP
Ryzen 3 Pro 1200 4 4 3.1GHz 3.4GHz 65W
Ryzen 3 Pro 1300 4 4 3.5GHz 3.7GHz 65W
Ryzen 5 Pro 1500 4 8 3.5GHz 3.7GHz 65W
Ryzen 5 Pro 1600 6 12 3.2GHz 3.6GHz 65W
Ryzen 7 Pro 1700 8 16 3.0GHz 3.7GHz 65W
Ryzen 7 Pro 1700X 8 16 3.4GHz 3.8GHz 95W

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