Earlier this yr at CES, Lenovo launched its ThinkPad Z13 laptop computer which featured an unique AMD Ryzen PRO 7 6860Z APU. The specs of this APU have now been confirmed by AMD associate, Lenovo, and do not look that completely different than the Ryzen 7 PRO 6850U.
AMD Ryzen PRO 7 6860Z APU Has Been Made Completely For Lenovo’s ThinkPad Z13 Laptop computer With Sooner Clock Speeds & That is About It
Through the CES present, AMD and Lenovo revealed that the Ryzen 7 PRO 6860Z has been designed completely for the ThinkPad Z13 sequence laptops. The chip itself is alleged to be a ‘Energy-Optimized’ variant which is part of an industry-leading collaboration. AMD did not disclose any specs again then however the firm’s product web page has now listed the ultimate specs.
So coming straight to them, the AMD Ryzen PRO 7 6860Z APU is an 8 core & 16 thread half based mostly on the Zen 3+ and RDNA 2 core architectures. It’s configured with a Radeon 680M iGPU. The APU being a power-optimized variant ought to fall in the identical spec vary of 15-28W however with a barely greater clock pace of 4.725 GHz versus the 4.700 GHz that the Ryzen 7 PRO 6850U has to supply. It is not technically an enormous enchancment as one ought to say however with a extra aggressive power-tuning onboard, it ought to yield some good effectivity numbers.
AMD additionally showcased a slight efficiency demo of the Lenovo ThinkPad Z13 with the Ryzen 7 PRO 6860Z APU. The precise configuration for the laptop computer (Lenovo Thinkpad Z13) contains 2x 16 GB LPDDR5-6400 reminiscence, a 1 TB SSD, Home windows 11 Professional working system, and the 30.0 GPU driver. That is in comparison with Lenovo’s ThinkPad X1 Carbon with Intel’s Core i5-1260P which is a 12 core and 16 thread chip with a lift clock of as much as 4.7 GHz and a most turbo energy draw of 64W. The Intel laptop computer comes with 2x 8 GB LPDDR5-5500 reminiscence, 1 TB SSD, Home windows 11 Professional OS, and Intel’s Iris Xe built-in graphics.
Within the benchmarks, the AMD Ryzen 7 6860Z APU delivered as much as 25% lead in Cinebench R23, 20% lead in 3DMark Time Spy, and as much as a 50% lead in Passmark 10 versus the Intel Alder Lake laptop computer. Plus, the AMD laptop computer additionally runs cooler and consumes decrease energy resulting in insane battery instances that might final hours, a vital for any enterprise platform. As for pricing, the Lenovo Thinkpad Z13 may have a beginning value of $1549 US whereas the Z16 will retail for a beginning value of $2099 US.
Information Supply: NoteBookCheck