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Lenovo IdeaPad S540 13-inch Laptop Review: Ryzen has turned this small office laptop into a real powerhouse

85% Lenovo IdeaPad S540 13-inch Laptop Review: Ryzen has turned this small office laptop into a real powerhouse

Small, but impressive. The 13.3-inch office laptop has received a Ryzen update. While its predecessor was still equipped with a Ryzen 5 3550H with Vega 8, the new model features a modern Ryzen 5 4600U including an RX Vega 6. Find out what else has changed in our detailed review.
AMD Ryzen 5 4600U | AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 4000) | 13.30" | 1.3 kg
Christian Hintze, Thu, 26 Nov 2020 13:31:00 +0100
ASRock is the first of AMD's board partners to unveil an RX 6900 XT of their own. (Image source: ASRock)

ASRock unveils the first Radeon RX 6900 XT by a board partner

The first Radeon RX 6900 XT from a board partner is here and is by ASRock. The card is merely a reference AMD design by another name though, with no ASRock branding or customisations to speak of. Custom RX 6900 XT cards should arr...
Alex Alderson, Wed, 25 Nov 2020 22:38:00 +0100
The next 16-inch MacBook Pro will apparently arrive with RDNA 2 GPUs. (Image source: Apple)

The AMD Radeon RX 6700 series may debut in Apple's next 16-inch MacBook Pro

Apple is rumoured to be gearing to release a new 16-inch MacBook Pro 16, and the machine may have some special AMD hardware up its sleeve. Supposedly, the laptop will be the first to feature the Radeon RX 6700 and RX 6700 XT, albe...
Alex Alderson, Wed, 25 Nov 2020 20:17:00 +0100
AMD Ryzen 7 5800U mobile APU with Zen3 cores pops up on Geekbench, shows good single-core improvements

AMD Ryzen 7 5800U mobile APU with Zen3 cores pops up on Geekbench, shows good single-core improvements

The new Zen3 cores from the upcoming Ryzen 5000 mobile APUs seem to be more proficient at single-core tasks, as the Ryzen 7 5800U shows 20% higher single-core scores compared to the Ryzen 7 5700U model that integrates Zen2 cores. ...
Bogdan Solca, Wed, 25 Nov 2020 17:10:00 +0100
Dell Inspiron 15 5505 with the latest AMD Ryzen 5 4500U CPU and 1080p display is now down to $490 USD (Source: Dell)

Deal | Budget Dell Inspiron 15 5505 with the latest AMD Ryzen 5 4500U CPU, 256 GB NVMe SSD, and 1080p display is now down to $490 USD

Down from its original launch price of $630 USD, the Inspiron 15 5505 is our next Holiday highlight sale because of its fast processor performance relative to the low asking price. This is Dell's latest budget laptop that should e...
Allen Ngo, Wed, 25 Nov 2020 04:35:00 +0100
A second look at the Vermeer - AMD Ryzen 9 5950X and AMD Ryzen 5 5600X Review

A second look at the Vermeer - AMD Ryzen 9 5950X and AMD Ryzen 5 5600X Review

Team Ryzen in the lead! After the new Vermeer processors, alias Ryzen 5000, were officially introduced on 10/8/2020, the expectations were high. In a first test of the Ryzen 9 5900X and Ryzen 7 5800X, these expectations were exceeded. In a second step, w...
Sebastian Bade, Tue, 24 Nov 2020 21:02:00 +0100
The RX 6700 series is believed to be using Navi 22 GPUs. (Image source: AMD)

The AMD Radeon RX 6700 and RX 6700 XT tipped to launch with Navi 22 GPUs with 12 GB of GDDR6 VRAM

AMD may have an answer to the RTX 3060 Ti, along with other budget cards from NVIDIA. Apparently, AMD is gearing to release the RX 6700 and RX 6700 XT, which will both use its Navi 22 GPUs. The cards will have 12 GB of GDDR6 VRAM ...
Alex Alderson, Tue, 24 Nov 2020 20:23:00 +0100
ASUS has registered some interesting RDNA 2-related model numbers with the EEC. (Image source: AMD)

EEC listing suggests that AMD has a Radeon RX 6900 in development

ASUS has registered multiple Radeon RX 6900 SKUs with the EEC in Russia, raising the possibility of AMD announcing a cheaper alternative to the RX 6900 XT. The RX 6900 has been listed seven times, all with 16 GB of VRAM. If it is ...
Alex Alderson, Tue, 24 Nov 2020 19:47:00 +0100
A Ryzen 7 4800U for Businesses: HP EliteBook 845 G7 Ryzen 7 Pro 4750U Laptop Review

88% A Ryzen 7 4800U for Businesses: HP EliteBook 845 G7 Ryzen 7 Pro 4750U Laptop Review

AMD strikes again. Renoir has proven itself to be a beast of a series and the 8-core 16-thread Ryzen 7 Pro 4750U is no exception. The CPU propels the HP EliteBook 845 G7 to be much faster than what its vanilla visual design might otherwise suggest.
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 4750U | AMD Radeon RX Vega 7 | 14.00" | 1.4 kg
Allen Ngo, Tue, 24 Nov 2020 18:10:00 +0100
Overclocking the new Ryzen 5000 desktop CPUs seems to be easier through undervolting methods. (Image Source: UserBenchmark)

16-core Ryzen 9 5950X overclocked to 4.7 GHz on all cores @1.12V outperforms 32-core Threadripper 2990WX in Cinebench R23

Instead of using the potentially more harmful method involving raised voltages, the latest Ryzen 5000 desktop CPUs make it easier for users to obtain impressive overclocking results through undervolting. This way, users do not nee...
Bogdan Solca, Tue, 24 Nov 2020 14:58:00 +0100
The EliteMini UM700 offers the Ryzen 7 3750H and plenty of connectivity. (Image source: MINISFORUM)

MINISFORUM EliteMini UM700: A mini-PC with an AMD Ryzen 7 3750H APU for US$539

The EliteMini UM700 from MINISFORUM offers an AMD Ryzen 7 3750H APU, up to 16 GB of RAM and 512 GB of storage and a plethora of I/O. The EliteMini UM700 can be ordered now for US$539.
Alex Alderson, Mon, 23 Nov 2020 23:43:00 +0100
The overclocked Radeon RX 6800 XT managed a remarkable 2.8 GHz under LN2 (Image source: AMD)

AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT hits 2.8 GHz under LN2, manages a stunning 61K in 3DMark Fire Strike

AMD's 7nm Big Navi architecture continues to impress with strong overclock scaling. Overclocker Takukuo managed to push the AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT to a remarkable 2.8 GHz under LN2, just 10 percent short of the world record for GPU...
Arjun Krishna Lal, Mon, 23 Nov 2020 18:51:00 +0100
2020 HP Envy x360 15z with Ryzen 7 4700U, 16 GB RAM, and 512 GB NVMe SSD now on sale for $830 USD (Image source: HP)

Deal | 2020 HP Envy x360 15z with Ryzen 7 4700U, 16 GB RAM, and 512 GB NVMe SSD now on sale for $830 USD

HP's latest mid-range convertible laptop comes with one of the fastest U-series CPUs available for a fair price without needing to cut RAM or storage in the process.
Allen Ngo, Mon, 23 Nov 2020 07:09:00 +0100
HP reinforces negative stereotypes about business laptops with the EliteBook 835 G7

HP reinforces negative stereotypes about business laptops with the EliteBook 835 G7

Business laptops are known for their good keyboards, numerous connections, and high reliability - but unfortunately, also for their often below-average LCDs, a ...
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 4650U | AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 4000) | 13.30" | 1.4 kg
Benjamin Herzig, Mon, 23 Nov 2020 01:33:00 +0100
AMD is looking at an open source, cross-platform super-sampling feature that works across PC and consoles, but that will take some time. (Image Source: AMD)

AMD to offer an open, cross-platform implementation of DLSS-esque super-sampling, will work with Intel and NVIDIA for high-quality visuals across PC and console

AMD's Scott Herkelman hinted that the company is working to offer an open implementation of super-sampling in partnership with Intel and NVIDIA that works across PCs and consoles unlike NVIDIA's proprietary DLSS. He also said that...
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Sat, 21 Nov 2020 21:25:00 +0100
Cyberpunk 2077 to launch without ray tracing support for AMD video cards

Cyberpunk 2077: No ray tracing for AMD video cards at launch

According to the final system requirements for the PC version of the game, Cyberpunk 2077 will only launch with ray tracing support for NVIDIA GeForce RTX video cards. Although the AMD Radeon RX 6000 lineup also comes with this ca...
Codrut Nistor, Sat, 21 Nov 2020 17:14:00 +0100
HP EliteBook 835 G7 laptop review: Upgradeable AMD compact class

88% HP EliteBook 835 G7 laptop review: Upgradeable AMD compact class

Close to octa-core performance! A compact laptop with an AMD Ryzen 4000 and two RAM slots sounds great. If you combine this with good input devices and business features, it sounds even better. It's just a pity that the HP EliteBook 835 G7 has a below-average display.
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 4650U | AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 4000) | 13.30" | 1.4 kg
Benjamin Herzig, Sat, 21 Nov 2020 01:32:00 +0100
Lenovo ThinkPad T14 AMD

Lenovo's ThinkPad T14 is also better with AMD Ryzen

The AMD models of Lenovo's current ThinkPad lineup are often the better choice, because in addition to a significant performance advantage they are usually less...
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 4650U | AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 4000) | 14.00" | 1.5 kg
Andreas Osthoff, Thu, 19 Nov 2020 23:53:00 +0100
The AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT scored 47,932 points in 3DMark Fire Strike. (Image source: Lucky_Noob)

The AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT takes the 3DMark Fire Strike world record from the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090 on stock cooling

AMD now holds the 3DMark Fire Strike world record, and with its second-fastest graphics card to boot. Impressively, the Radeon RX 6800 XT took the crown from the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090 with a reference cooler.
Alex Alderson, Thu, 19 Nov 2020 21:01:00 +0100
AMD might also have an ace up its sleeve for the laptop-grade GPUs. (Image Source: AMD)

Undervolted AMD RX 6800 with 183 W TGP offers clues about an upcoming RX 6800M laptop-grade GPU matching the desktop RTX 2080 Ti

The RX 6800 GPU particularly efficient when it comes to undervolting, as its TGP can be reduced by 45 W down to 183 W. These figures are already laptop-friendly if we look at Nvidia's RTX 2080 Super mobility GPUs, so we can expect...
Bogdan Solca, Thu, 19 Nov 2020 18:47:00 +0100
The RX 6800 could become a best buy this holiday season. (Image Source: PCWorld)

AMD RX 6800 / XT: analyzing the pros and cons based on reviews around the Net

AMD is back in the game with the latest RX 6800 / XT cards. Does it steal the performance crown? Not quite, but we still haven't seen what the RX 6900 XT has to offer. Nevertheless, the new AMD cards appear to be priced correctly,...
Bogdan Solca, Thu, 19 Nov 2020 18:19:00 +0100
The Ryzen 5 5500U is effectively a Ryzen 5 4500U that supports SMT. (Image source: Digital Trends)

Geekbench confirms that the AMD Ryzen 5 5500U is effectively a rebranded Ryzen 5 4600U

AMD's Ryzen 5 5500U has appeared on Geekbench, confirming several aspects of the upcoming mid-range APU. The Ryzen 5 5500U is effectively a Ryzen 5 4500U with SMT enabled, or a rebranded Ryzen 5 4600U. The Ryzen 5 5500U has six co...
Alex Alderson, Thu, 19 Nov 2020 17:45:00 +0100
PowerColor Radeon RX 6800 XT Red Devil closeup (Source: PowerColor)

PowerColor Radeon RX 6800 XT Red Devil unveiled, to hit the market before the end of the month

Just as expected, the Red Devil video card takes it way above and beyond the reference Radeon RX 6800 XT design. PowerColor's custom card features a triple-fan design, dual-BIOS, a 14+2 phase VRM with DrMOS, high polymer capacitor...
Codrut Nistor, Thu, 19 Nov 2020 14:51:00 +0100
Google may be on the verge of replacing the Pixelbook Go. (Image source: Google)

Leaked Google AMD Raven Ridge Chromebook spotted with a Ryzen 3 3250C processor and 4 GB of RAM

It has been almost a year since Google unveiled the Pixelbook Go, and the Google Play Console suggests that a successor may be on the cards. The machine is powered by an AMD Ryzen 3 3250C, 4 GB of RAM and would appear to be the lo...
Alex Alderson, Wed, 18 Nov 2020 20:58:00 +0100
AMD highlights that its architecture powers graphical effects on next-gen consoles (Image source: AMD)

AMD's Hangar 21 demo video shows off Big Navi RX 6800 XT ray-tracing chops, drops on November 19th

AMD's been very tight-lipped about ray-tracing capabilities on its Big Navi cards. However, AMD announced it'll be releasing the Hangar 21 demo video on November 19th, showcasing a whole range of DX 12 Ultimate effects. While benc...
Arjun Krishna Lal, Wed, 18 Nov 2020 18:25:00 +0100
The ray tracing performance on the Navi 21 is not at all bad considering this is AMD's first implementation. (Image Source: AMD)

Leaked slide shows AMD's RX 6800 XT 1440p ray tracing performance, RTX 3080 looks to be winning this battle

Most of the previous rumors regarding the ray tracing performance of the Navi 21 GPUs are now confirmed directly via an official slide leaked ahead of the review NDAs. Yes, the RX 6800 XT appears to be slower than the RTX 3080 in ...
Bogdan Solca, Wed, 18 Nov 2020 13:49:00 +0100
Lenovo ThinkPad T14 AMD Review: Best Business Laptop you can buy?

89% Lenovo ThinkPad T14 AMD Review: Best Business Laptop you can buy?

Business all-rounder with plenty of power. The ThinkPad T14 is the entry-level model for Lenovo's expensive ThinkPad T-series and customers can choose between Intel and AMD models. The Ryzen APUs have an advantage in terms of performance, but what about the efficiency and the features?
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 4650U | AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 4000) | 14.00" | 1.5 kg
Andreas Osthoff, Tue, 17 Nov 2020 23:27:00 +0100
The Ryzen 9 5950X has been spotted assisting the RX 6800 XT and RTX 3090. (Image source: AMD/Nvidia - edited)

AMD Ryzen 9 5950X assists both the GeForce RTX 3090 and Radeon RX 6800 XT with incredible results in Geekbench Vulkan benchmark

The 16-core, 32-thread AMD Ryzen 9 5950X has appeared in a couple of startling benchmark results involving the Vulkan graphics API. The Zen 3 Vermeer processor was teamed up with an Nvidia GeForce RTX 3090 and an AMD Radeon RX 680...
Daniel R Deakin, Tue, 17 Nov 2020 22:27:00 +0100
The upcoming BRIX mini PCs powered by Renoir APUs are coming with slim or tall cases. (Image Source: Gigabyte)

Gigabyte teases BRIX mini PCs with AMD Renoir APUs

AMD is already preparing to launch the Ryzen 5000 APU series, yet Gigabyte is a bit late to the party with some Ryzen 4000 PCs. Better late than never, as they say. The recent teaser from Gigabyte does not specify the exact proces...
Bogdan Solca, Tue, 17 Nov 2020 14:02:00 +0100
Lenovo ThinkPad E14 laptop review: Intel CPU loses against AMD Ryzen, but what else is new?

84% Lenovo ThinkPad E14 laptop review: Intel CPU loses against AMD Ryzen, but what else is new?

Competitor from our own warehouse. We have already tested the ThinkPad E14 with Intel Core i5-10210U and integrated UHD Graphics, now the variant with a stronger Core i7 and dedicated Radeon RX 640 follows. However, the second generation of the ThinkPad E14 has already been released, initially only with a Ryzen 5 processor. The E14 Gen 2 with Intel Tiger Lake will follow later.
Intel Core i7-10510U | AMD Radeon RX 640 | 14.00" | 1.7 kg
Christian Hintze, Tue, 17 Nov 2020 12:24:00 +0100
AMD Instinct MI100 HPC accelerator. (Image Source: AMD)

AMD announces CDNA-based Instinct MI100 GPU with 120 CUs for HPC, promises up to 2.1x more performance per dollar compared to the NVIDIA A100

AMD has announced what it calls the world's fastest HPC GPU, the Instinct MI100 based on the CDNA architecture. The Instinct MI100 offers up to 11.5 TFLOPs of FP64 compute performance when paired with 2nd gen EPYC processors. The ...
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Mon, 16 Nov 2020 20:46:00 +0100
AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT by Gigabyte, launch stock situation lookin grim as of mid-November

AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT & RX 6800 launch stock expected to be almost as bad as RTX 3080

A few days ahead of the official launch, several retailers in Australia stated that the stock for both the Radeon RX 6800 and Radeon RX 6800 XT is "pretty terrible" but at least it is also expected for the launch availability of t...
Codrut Nistor, Mon, 16 Nov 2020 19:20:00 +0100
The AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT is scheduled to launch on November 18. (Image source: AMD)

AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT and Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 throw up crazy Ashes of the Singularity benchmark results that leave the GeForce RTX 3090 firmly out of the mainstream market

Some Ashes of the Singularity benchmark comparison results for the AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT, Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080, and Nvidia GeForce RTX 3090 have been posted online. While both the RX 6800 XT and RTX 3080 performed capably, the ...
Daniel R Deakin, Mon, 16 Nov 2020 19:01:00 +0100
Sapphire Radeon RX 6800 XT video card (Source: Sapphire Tech)

Sapphire Radeon RX 6800 & RX 6800 XT Nitro+ now up for pre-order

Three video cards that were unveiled by Sapphire Tech last week are now up for pre-order on Multitronic's website. The Finnish retailer has the Radeon RX 6800 listed for roughly US$870, while the two RX 6800 XT variants have price...
Codrut Nistor, Sun, 15 Nov 2020 19:13:00 +0100
Resizable BAR could deliver a sizeable performance uplift to Ampere cards (Image source: NVIDIA)

NVIDIA's Resizable BAR coming to all Ampere RTX 3000 cards soon as a Smart Access Cache alternative

GamersNexus recently confirmed that NVIDIA is working on a platform-agnostic alternative to AMD's Smart Access Cache technology. According to NVIDIA, their Resizable BAR solution delivers a similar performance uplift as Smart Acce...
Arjun Krishna Lal, Sat, 14 Nov 2020 13:23:00 +0100
AMD Radeon RX 6000 series render, Radeon RX 6800 benchmarks leak online (Source: Wccftech)

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070, beware: New AMD Radeon RX 6800 benchmarks leak online

Shortly after the RX 6800 XT surfaced in some leaked benchmarks, the upcoming AMD Radeon RX 6800 does the same. According to a Basemark listing (that seems to have been removed in the meantime), the RX 6800 will feature no less th...
Codrut Nistor, Sat, 14 Nov 2020 12:44:00 +0100
The custom RX 6800 XT cards are rumored to display an impressive overclocking potential. (Image Source: AMD)

Leak suggests custom Radeon RX 6800 XT card overclocked to 2.5 GHz can almost match Nvidia's RTX 3090

We can already imagine the overclocking potential of the upcoming custom RX 6900 XT cards planned for early 2021. If the RX 6800 XT can match the RTX 3090 that easily, Nvidia's rumored RTX 3080 Ti might still not be enough to secu...
Bogdan Solca, Fri, 13 Nov 2020 18:01:00 +0100
The Ryzen 5000 series of Zen 3 desktop processors is codenamed Vermeer. (Image source: AMD)

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X in iMac Pro produces spectacular single-core scores on Geekbench that seem too good to be true

The top single-core score chart for Geekbench 5 is currently headed by a couple of entries that were purportedly produced by a potent combination of an AMD Ryzen 9 5900X and Apple iMac Pro. While the results are breathtaking, the ...
Daniel R Deakin, Fri, 13 Nov 2020 17:45:00 +0100
The new iBOX mini PCs are passively cooled via the heatsink fins on the chassis. (Image Source: ASRock)

ASRock announces fanless iBOX mini PCs with Ryzen Embedded V2000 processors

The iBOX-V2000V and iBOX-V2000M mini PCs are powered by low-power Ryzen Embedded V2516 6-core and the Ryzen Embedded V2516 6-core processors, respectively. These 10 W TDP models do not require active cooling, but still provide dec...
Bogdan Solca, Fri, 13 Nov 2020 17:29:00 +0100
The Lenovo ThinkPad L15 combines the old winning concept with an AMD performance boost

The Lenovo ThinkPad L15 combines the old winning concept with an AMD performance boost

The Lenovo ThinkPad L15 is an affordable office laptop based on AMD's new Renoir architecture that impresses with its good workmanship and keyboard in particular.
Marius Schell, Thu, 12 Nov 2020 22:24:00 +0100
AMD is expected to announce the Ryzen 5000 mobile APUs early next year. (Image source: AMD)

AMD Ryzen 7 5700U in HP Pavilion Laptop 15-eh1xxx is an SMT upgrade over the Ryzen 7 4700U with an up to 23% Geekbench multi-core score improvement

Another example of the AMD Ryzen 7 5700U mobile APU has been spotted, this time being tested in an HP Pavilion laptop on Geekbench. The Lucienne Zen 2-based part showed good improvements over the Renoir Ryzen 7 4700U and includes ...
Daniel R Deakin, Thu, 12 Nov 2020 18:52:00 +0100
The optional Upgrades for the Apple iMac 27 are not worth it

The optional Upgrades for the Apple iMac 27 are not worth it

The current Apple iMac offers a great 5K screen, a good looking aluminum case, and great speakers. However, the all-in-one struggles to utilize the full potenti...
Intel Core i9-10910 | AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT (Desktop) | 27.00" | 8.9 kg
Andreas Osthoff, Thu, 12 Nov 2020 14:03:00 +0100
The RDNA 3 GPUs are rumored to come in multi-chip module form, allowing for substantial performance gains over the RDNA 2 models.  (Image Source: RedGamingTech)

AMD is expecting the next-gen RDNA 3 GPUs scheduled for 2021 to deliver 50% improved performance-per-watt over the new RX 6000 series

We have not even got a chance to explore the limits of the new RX 6000 GPUs based on the RDNA 2 architecture, and AMD is already planning some impressive performance gains for the upcoming RDNA 3 cards that should release in late ...
Bogdan Solca, Wed, 11 Nov 2020 17:00:00 +0100
AMD now wants to dominate the ultra-low voltage processor market, as well. (Image Source: AMD)

AMD launches Ryzen Embedded V2000 low-TDP processors with Zen 2 cores and improved Radeon Vega iGPUs

After revealing a stellar Zen 3 lineup, AMD is now looking to strengthen its position in the low-TDP embedded market with the new Ryzen Embedded V2000 processors featuring up to 8 Zen 2 cores and improved Vega IGPUs. Team Red prep...
Bogdan Solca, Wed, 11 Nov 2020 16:18:00 +0100
Lenovo ThinkPad L15 laptop review - Decent office companion with high system performance

85% Lenovo ThinkPad L15 laptop review - Decent office companion with high system performance

AMD upgrade. Lenovo's ThinkPad L series includes inexpensive business laptops that have been able to convince in the past with good input devices and quite high-quality workmanship. The current 15-inch model in the series seeks to carry on this tradition while dramatically improving system performance with the new AMD Ryzen 7 Pro 4750 at the same time. We will clarify in the following review whether the final concept works.
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 4750U | AMD Radeon RX Vega 7 | 15.60" | 1.9 kg
Marius Schell, Tue, 10 Nov 2020 22:23:00 +0100
Not willing to wait a few more months for the Zen 3 mobile APUs? Origin PC has got you covered with desktop-grade options. (Image Source: Origin PC)

Updated | Origin PC NS-15 AMD mobile workstations get Ryzen 5000 desktop-grade CPU options

Don't want to wait a few more months for the Zen 3 mobile APUs? How about some custom laptops with desktop-grade Ryzen 5000 CPUs like the NS-15 AMD workstations from Origin PC? They sure are pricier, but you are essentially replac...
Bogdan Solca, Tue, 10 Nov 2020 20:09:00 +0100
The Ryzen 5000 series "struggles" against Comet Lake in UserBenchmark's charts. (Image source: AMD/Intel - edited)

Final nail in the coffin: Bar-raising AMD Ryzen 9 5950X somehow lags behind four Intel parts including the Core i9-10900K in average bench on UserBenchmark despite higher 1-core and 4-core scores

The AMD Ryzen 9 5950X has been impressing many with its various appearances on synthetic benchmarks. However, it is the Intel Core i9-10900K that tops the average bench charts over at UserBenchmark, while the powerful Zen 3 Vermee...
Column by Daniel R Deakin, Tue, 10 Nov 2020 18:21:00 +0100
Apple iMac 27 Mid 2020 Review: The All-in-One gets a matte display

86% Apple iMac 27 Mid 2020 Review: The All-in-One gets a matte display

5K, Core i9 & Radeon RX 5700 XT. In addition to several hardware upgrades, Apple's all-in-one system is also available with a matte display for the first time. But is it really worth the additional price and how do the other components perform?
Intel Core i9-10910 | AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT (Desktop) | 27.00" | 8.9 kg
Andreas Osthoff, Tue, 10 Nov 2020 12:43:00 +0100
The Microsoft Surface Pro 8 will likely feature an unchanged external design (Image source: Reddit)

New Surface Pro 8 leak confirms unchanged design, Tiger Lake chip, and Xe graphics

Following a previous leak a month earlier, a new Surface Pro 8 prototype leak seemingly confirms that Microsoft's latest tablet will feature an unchanged design but will likely leverage the power of Tiger Lake and Xe graphics.
Arjun Krishna Lal, Tue, 10 Nov 2020 10:12:00 +0100
The PlayStation 5 will require an immediate software update on first use. (Image source: PlayStation)

Exhaustive PlayStation 5 FAQ answers all those burning questions about the PS5 console - and yes it has an RDNA 2-based GPU and hardware-based ray tracing

The official PlayStation blog has recently published its “Ultimate FAQ” aimed at future owners of the PlayStation 5. Some interesting tidbits include the absolute confirmation of an RDNA 2-based GPU, the inclusion of a base in the...
Daniel R Deakin, Mon, 09 Nov 2020 18:38:00 +0100

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