AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 5000 WX-Series Processors Now Out
Building on the Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3000 WX processors, the Ryzen Threadripper PRO 5000 WX-Series processors offer performance and efficiency.
March 10, 2022
AMD has released the new AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 5000 WX-Series workstation processors, led by the 64-core, 128-thread AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 5995WX. Building on the Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3000 WX processors, the Ryzen Threadripper PRO 5000 WX-Series processors offer performance and efficiency of the “Zen 3” core architecture and increased processor frequencies.
This also marks the launch of the first workstations powered by the new AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 5000 WX-Series processors—the Lenovo ThinkStation P620 featuring all five AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 5000 WX-Series processor models.
“For many workstation users, success is dependent on having the right tools to complete jobs quickly, which is why they need hardware that provides unmatched performance and gives them a competitive edge,” says Saeid Moshkelani, senior vice president and general manager, client business unit. “We created the Ryzen Threadripper PRO Ryzen 5000 WX-Series processors with this in mind, bringing professionals the incredible performance and efficiency needed to run today’s most demanding workstation applications faster than ever before.”
“Over the last two years, we’ve seen tremendous market demand for the ThinkStation P620 across industries where our customers depend on us to provide professional-grade workstations that can not only keep pace, but outperform what was previously possible,” says Rob Herman, vice president of Lenovo’s Workstation and Client AI Business Unit. “We’re excited to continue working closely with AMD to bring the next generation of the ThinkStation P620, powered by the latest Ryzen Threadripper PRO processors, to artists, architects, engineers and other demanding professional users.”
AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO Processors
Building on the success of AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3000 WX processors, the Ryzen Threadripper PRO 5000 WX-Series processors combine the performance of the “Zen 3” architecture with the enterprise security features, manageability and scalability of AMD PRO technologies. With higher frequencies and an enhanced L3 cache architecture, the new Ryzen Threadripper PRO processors ensure users can tackle lightly threaded workloads.
AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 5000 WX-Series processors support 128 PCIe 4.0 lanes, enabling more graphics and storage expandability. T
Consuming up to 67% lower power per core, AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 5000 WX-Series processors deliver an improved performance-to-power ratio. Designed to handle the most complex professional workloads, the Ryzen Threadripper PRO 5000 WX-Series processor lineup delivers the ability to render and edit in 8K, develop complex simulations and designs and rapidly develop and compile code.
Sources: Press materials received from the company and additional information gleaned from the company’s website.