Lenovo embraces the era of AI PCs with new ThinkCentre desktops powered by AMD Ryzen PRO 8000 Series desktop processors

2024-04-16 23:52:55

Lenovo™ has revealed a selection of ThinkCentre™ desktops powered by AMD Ryzen™ PRO 8000 Series desktop processors with up to 16 TOPS (trillion operations per second) of integrated NPU capacity dedicated to processing AI workloads, including ThinkCentre M75t Gen 5 performance-focused, flexible ThinkCentre M75s Gen 5 and the compact ThinkCentre M75q Gen 5. Designed to meet the diverse needs of modern businesses, the ThinkCentre M75 Gen 5 family of desktops leverages its component AI capabilities while optimizing its power efficiency to deliver impressive results.

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“The era of the AI ​​PC is here, and at Lenovo we are embracing it to explore new possibilities,” he said Sanjeev Menon, vice president and general manager of the Computer Business Unit in the Smart Devices Group at Lenovo. “The need for businesses to integrate AI into their operations continues to grow and our ThinkCentre M75 family of desktops, with a strong, stable power supply, the ability to upgrade components when needed, and the space to expand memory and optimize thermal management are the ideal options to increase productivity with AI without heavy investments. Lenovo and AMD have a long-standing partnership focused on delivering value to our customers, and we know users will be delighted with the leap in performance of our new desktops.”

AI-accelerated performance

Developed to perform multitasking tasks, the tower ThinkCentre M75t Gen 5 and desktops ThinkCentre M75s Gen 5with its compact form factor, delivers AI-accelerated power driven by an AMD Ryzen™ PRO 8000 Series desktop processor. Combined with integrated graphics with AMD RDNA™ 3 technology, up to 64 GB of DDR5 (5600 MHz) memory and up to 2 TB Gen4 SSD storage1both desktops offer blazing speeds that make them the ideal choice for everyday business tasks like browsing, office work, email, media and more, and even for performing the most data-intensive tasks.

Smart and efficient, ThinkCentre M75t Gen 5 and ThinkCentre M75s Gen 5 desktops become more dynamic thanks to Lenovo’s chip-level AI capabilities, including prioritizing power usage to allocate power to the right applications when you need it, and an AI-driven cooler that optimizes cooler speed so the system stays cool and reduces noise levels. With Lenovo’s AI capabilities, desktops will maximize the performance of video rendering software for content creators, increase cooler speeds during intense encoding sessions, and even balance software performance during multitasking scenarios. AI capabilities continually learn as you perform tasks simultaneously, resulting in a machine that is smarter and more efficient as you use it.

For businesses that need expandability, both desktops offer a flexible expansion slot for hardware additions, nine USB ports for easy connectivity, and the ability to support up to four independent compatible displays. Content creators, engineers, artists, and those looking for more graphics options will be delighted with the ThinkCentre M75t Gen 5 Tower Desktop’s ability to host AMD Radeon™ RX 550 4G or AMD Radeon RX 6600LE graphics cards.

Compact performance

Compact enough to fit inside a shoe box, the ThinkCentre M75q Gen 5 is a small footprint desktop with performance on par with full-sized desktops, designed to fit in virtually any location, including banking, healthcare and retail environments. Featuring an AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 8700GE desktop processor, integrated graphics with AMD RDNA™ 3 technology, and up to 64GB of dual-channel DDR5 (5200MHz) memory1this desktop offers next-level performance while still being small enough to hide behind a monitor.

Despite its minimal size, the ThinkCentre M75q Gen 5 is still expandable, customizable, and easily upgradable. It supports seven USB connections, has two 4th generation SSDs, has built-in driver support for older OS versions, can connect to three compatible displays to maximize multitasking, and offers tool-free access to the SSD and memory module for facilitate expansion when necessary (boards sold separately). For space-constrained environments, the ThinkCentre M75q Gen 5 can be mounted using a universal VESA mount to free up even more space.

Peace of mind and enhanced security

The ThinkCentre M75 Gen 5 desktop family delivers more than reliable performance, they’re eligible for optional service Lenovo Premier Support Plus, which offers peace of mind 24/7, 365 days a year. Resolve issues quickly with simplified repair/defect support, with access to expert Lenovo engineers for hassle-free remote fixing, increasing productivity and device longevity; receive proactive and preventative alerts before problems arise; benefit from prioritization of parts and labor on site the next business day; enjoy Accidental Damage Protection for mishaps like spilled drinks and more.

For added security, the desktops are Secured-core PCs that come with the Microsoft Pluton security processor, offering the highest level of Windows protection. As Secured-core Windows PCs, ThinkCentre M75 Gen 5 desktops aim to block physical attacks, protect down to the firmware level, and provide extra security for even the most sensitive data.

Desktops are protected by Lenovo ThinkShield, a comprehensive end-to-end security solution that combines hardware and software to protect your data, coming with a dTPM 2.0 chip that encrypts passwords and data, a BIOS-based Smart USB protection, and individual USB port disablement to help prevent the unauthorized access through peripherals and much more. The ThinkCentre M75 Gen 5 family of desktops encourages businesses to innovate freely and explore the benefits of AI, knowing their data and information is secure.

Lenovo’s commitment to sustainability2 is also reflected in the ThinkCentre M75 Gen 5 desktop line, with each system incorporating 85% and 95% PCC (Post-Consumer Content) plastic materials in the chassis and keyboard/mouse, respectively. In addition to the use of recycled plastics, ThinkCentre M75 Gen 5 desktop packaging features a thermal wrap and pouch made with 30% OBP (Ocean-Bound Plastic) and an FSC (Forest Stewardship Council®) cardboard box that uses well-managed forests and recycled sources.

To increase the capacity of ThinkCentre M75 Gen 5 desktops, Lenovo offers an optional Smart Cable to facilitate USB-A and USB-C connection® to peripherals and even to another notebook or tablet. With Smart Cable, users can control two devices using a single keyboard, mouse or touchpad, edit data and documents on each device, and even share screens.

Prices and availability3

  • The Lenovo ThinkCentre M75t Gen 5 will not be available in North America and will be available in select global markets.

  • The Lenovo ThinkCentre M75s Gen 5 is available now in May 2024, with an expected starting price of $709.

  • The Lenovo ThinkCentre M75q Gen 5 is available now in June 2024, with an expected starting price of $749.

About Lenovo

Lenovo is a global technology powerhouse with $62 billion in revenue, ranked 217th on the Fortune Global 500, employing 77,000 people worldwide and serving millions of customers every day in 180 markets. Focused on a bold vision to deliver Smarter Technology for Everyone, Lenovo has built on its success as the world’s largest PC company by further expanding into growth areas that fuel the advancement of “New IT” technologies (client, edge , cloud, networking and intelligence), including servers, storage, mobile devices, software, solutions and services. This transformation, along with Lenovo’s world-changing innovation, is building a more inclusive, trustworthy and intelligent future for everyone, everywhere. Lenovo is listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange as Lenovo Group Limited (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY). To learn more, visit and read about the latest news in our StoryHub.

1 The actual available internal memory and storage capacity is less and varies due to many factors including formatting, partitioning and operating system etc. that utilize some of this capacity. Available capacity may change with software updates.

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3 Prices may be exclusive of taxes and do not include shipping or options and are subject to change without notice; Additional terms and conditions apply. Reseller prices may vary. Release dates and color options may vary by region and products may only be available in select markets. All offers are subject to availability. Lenovo reserves the right to change product offerings, features, and specifications at any time without notice.

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