Global computer processors manufacturer Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) recently announced the launching of AMD FirePro M5100 mobile professional graphics designed to deliver advanced performance to demanding professional users under a variety of working environments.

AMD said that Panasonic selected AMD FirePro M5100 mobile professional graphics to provide users on-the-move with quality, performance and innovation in a variety of work environments in the new Panasonic Toughbook CF-541.

The Panasonic Toughbook CF-54 with AMD FirePro mobile professional graphics is designed to deliver outstanding graphics performance matched with world-class reliability for professionals in the automotive, telecommunications, construction, manufacturing, mining and defense industries or for professionals that require a portable workstation solution designed for a semi-harsh indoor or outdoor environment.

Panasonic Toughbook is known for its ruggedness and is widely known for its reliability and durability, even in extreme operating conditions.

The inclusion of AMD FirePro mobile professional graphics creates a bold new category for architects, project managers and engineers who demand the ultimate combination of durability, reliability and workstation-class performance with certified application support.

“At AMD, we are completely focused on driving our customer’s success. With the AMD FirePro M5100 GPU powering the Panasonic Toughbook CF-54, we can help deliver workstation-class performance in an industry-leading semi-rugged package that combines the best features of a desktop workstation for users on the go,” said Karl Freund, general manager, Professional Graphics at AMD.

“Together AMD and Panasonic are offering customers a mobile workstation solution for professional rugged computing. In a wide variety of environments, Panasonic Toughbook Laptop customers can depend on AMD FirePro professional graphics combined with robust driver and application support for even those most demanding projects,” said Jan Kaempfer, Marketing Director for Panasonic Computer Product Solutions of Panasonic System Communications Company Europe.

The AMD FirePro M-series’ Intelligent Power features offer unique power monitoring and management technologies to help deliver great battery life to mobile workstations:

  • AMD Enduro Technology switchable graphics mode allows AMD FirePro mobile professional graphics to optimize battery life based on workload requirements,
  • AMD PowerTune Technology intelligently monitors and manages the power draw to enable higher clock speeds, which helps provide improved performance, and,
  • AMD ZeroCore Power allows AMD FirePro GPU to consume virtually no power when in idle state.