AMD, two Ryzen 5000HS Creator Edition processors spotted

AMD, two Ryzen 5000HS Creator Edition processors spotted


AMD's Ryzen 5000 processors (codenamed Cezanne) are already among the best CPUs available for laptops. However, the chip maker has secretly prepared two models of the HS series for ultra-thin devices. As indicated by the well-known leaker @momomo_us, the product page of the Lenovo Yoga Slim 7 Pro notebook revealed the existence of the Ryzen 9 5900HS and Ryzen 7 5800HS Creator Edition CPUs. Previously, only ASUS had access to the HS series variants. However, it would appear that AMD has granted Lenovo the same privilege, but with the Creator Edition chips, which are even faster than their "HS" counterparts.

Credit: AMD Ryzen 9 5900HS and Ryzen 7 5800HS Creator Edition maintain the same eight-core, sixteen-thread configuration with 16MB of L3 cache. The processors are built on TSMC's 7nm manufacturing process with Zen 3 cores that bring substantial performance improvements to the IPC. Although the Creator Edition models offer improved clock speeds, we assume they should still have the 35W package as they carry the “HS” designation.

Processor Core / Thread Base / Boost Clock (GHz) L3 Cache (MB) TDP (W) Ryzen 9 5900HS Creator Edition 8/16 3.3 / 4.6 16 35 Ryzen 9 5900HS 8/16 3.0 / 4.6 16 35 Ryzen 7 5800H 8/16 3.2 / 4.4 16 45 Ryzen 7 5800HS Creator Edition 8/16 3.2 / 4.4 16 35 Ryzen 7 5800HS 8/16 2.8 / 4.4 16 35 Both processors have the same boost clocks as their HS counterparts, respectively 4 , 6GHz and 4.4GHz. The improvements in clock speeds affect the base frequencies. The Ryzen 9 5900HS Creator Edition has a base clock of 3.3GHz, 300MHz more than the regular Ryzen 9 5900HS, thus showing a 10% increase. The Ryzen 7 5800HS Creator Edition, on the other hand, has a base clock of 3.2GHz, compared to the 2.8GHz of the Ryzen 7 5800HS, an impressive 400MHz more (equal to a 14% increase). Essentially, the Ryzen 7 5800HS Creator Edition is a Ryzen 7 5800H with a 10W lower TDP.

Credit: Lenovo The Lenovo Yoga Slim 7 Pro is aimed at content creators; therefore, the laptop does not have a powerful dedicated graphics card. Instead, Lenovo has chosen to use NVIDIA's GeForce MX450 GPU, which has been shown to offer similar performance to the GeForce GTX 1050. The manufacturer has also equipped the device with 16GB of LPDDR4X-4266 memory and up to PCIe 3.0 SSD storage options. to 1 TB. It will be interesting to see if the Ryzen 9 5900HS and Ryzen 7 5800HS Creator Edition will also appear on the products of other companies in addition to those from Lenovo.

AMD EPYC™ Processors Picked by Argonne National Laboratory to Prepare for Exascale Future

—The new Polaris supercomputer will optimize AI, engineering, and scientific projects for forthcoming exascale supercomputer at Argonne National Laboratory—

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 30, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) announced that the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory (Argonne) has chosen AMD EPYC™ processors to power a new supercomputer, called Polaris, which will prepare researchers for the forthcoming exascale supercomputer at Argonne called Aurora. Polaris is built by Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), will use 2nd Gen EPYC processors and then upgrade to 3rd Gen AMD EPYC processors, and will allow scientists and developers to test and optimize software codes and applications to tackle a range of AI, engineering, and scientific projects.

“AMD EPYC server processors continue to be the leading choice for modern HPC research, delivering the performance and capabilities needed to help solve the complex problems that pre-exascale and exascale computing will address,” said Forrest Norrod, senior vice president and general manager, Datacenter and Embedded Solutions Business Group, AMD. “We are extremely proud to support Argonne National Laboratory and their critical research into areas including low carbon technologies, medical research, astronomy, solar power and more as we draw closer to the exascale era.”

Polaris will use the AMD EPYC 7532 and EPYC 7543 processors, and NVIDIA® A100 Tensor Core GPUs, to deliver approximately 44 petaflops of peak double precision performance, which is 4x faster than Argonne’s current supercomputers.

Initially, Polaris will be used by research teams participating in initiatives such as the DOE’s Exascale Computing Project and the ALCF’s Early Science Program. User communities within the DOE’s Exascale Computing Project will also use Polaris for optimizing engineering tasks for Argonne’s forthcoming exascale supercomputer, which includes scaling of combined CPU and GPU-enabled systems and the integration of workflows combining modeling, simulation, AI and other data-intensive components.

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Polaris is scheduled to be delivered and installed in August 2021 and will go into use starting early 2022. The broader HPC community will access the system in spring of 2022 to prepare workloads for the next generation of DOE’s HPC resources.

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