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New Linux kernel update may have tipped AMD's hand by leaking Big Navi specs

A new update to the Radeon Open Compute (ROCm) firmware details some key specs for Big Navi, codenamed Sienna Cichlid, and Navy Flounder. These include the number of Compute Units (CUs) and the memory bandwidth of the two new GPUs...
Sam Medley, Wed, 23 Sep 2020 22:10:00 +0200
HP Envy x360 15 (2020) Review: Ryzen 5 with bad performance utilization

83% HP Envy x360 15 (2020) Review: Ryzen 5 with bad performance utilization

Versatile. The Envy offers a Ryzen 5-4500U APU, 16 GB of working memory (dual-channel mode), and an NVMe SSD. In addition, there is a very good battery life. Not only can the touchscreen be operated with finger input, but also with an input pen that is available separately.
AMD Ryzen 5 4500U | AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 4000) | 15.6" | 2 kg
Sascha Mölck, Wed, 23 Sep 2020 18:03:00 +0200
New leak: AMD Ryzen 6000H Rembrandt laptop APUs with 6 nm Zen 3 + RDNA2 cores to support LPDDR5-6400 RAM and dual USB4 connectors, could launch in late 2021

New leak: AMD Ryzen 6000H Rembrandt laptop APUs with 6 nm Zen 3 + RDNA2 cores to support LPDDR5-6400 RAM and dual USB4 connectors, could launch in late 2021

AMD's leaked roadmap now shows that the Rembrandt APUs would come in desktop as well as laptop versions with 6 nm Zen 3 cores and RDNA2 iGPUs, plus support for DDR5-5200 / LPDDR5-6400 RAM, a mysterious CVML (computer vision & mach...
Bogdan Solca, Wed, 23 Sep 2020 14:43:00 +0200
Sony's PS5 custom console APU manufactured by TSMC and AMD (Image Source: HardZone.es)

PS5 and Xbox Series X next gen consoles could face shortages until mid-2021

The demand for the next gen consoles from Sony and Microsoft is expected to greatly offset the supply, as the console APU yields are still not that great. This could lead to prolonged shortages that could last until mid-2021, desp...
Bogdan Solca, Tue, 22 Sep 2020 17:25:00 +0200
AMD Zen+ Ryzen processors are now available for Chromebooks. (Image Source: AMD)

AMD expands Chromebook APU offerings with new Zen-based Athlon C and Zen+-based Ryzen C SKUs; 14+ shipping designs expected from OEMs this year

AMD has announced the expansion of its Chromebook-focused lineup to include 14 nm Zen-based Athlon and 12 nm Zen+-based Ryzen processors. The new APUs for Chromebooks allow Chrome OS users to run more capable apps natively or via ...
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Tue, 22 Sep 2020 17:07:00 +0200
The MP mt46 features an AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 4450U. (All images via HP)

HP debuts two new Ryzen-based mobile thin clients: HP mt32 and HP mt46

HP announced two new mobile thin clients today, both of which can run either Windows 10 IoT or HP's ThinPro OS. The mobile thin clients will feature AMD Ryzen CPUs.
Sam Medley, Tue, 22 Sep 2020 15:00:00 +0200
The HP Pro C645 Chromebook uses AMD's new C-series processors. (Source: HP)

The HP Pro C645 Chromebook boosts AMD in the enterprise with new Athlon C and Ryzen C processors

HP has announced an Athlon or Ryzen-based model to complement their Intel-based HP Pro C640 which released earlier in August. The new AMD Athlon C and Ryzen C options combine with up to 16 GB RAM and a 128 GB NVMe drive to create ...
Craig Ward, Tue, 22 Sep 2020 15:00:00 +0200
HP has refreshes the Pavilion 15 with new AMD CPUs

HP Pavilion 15 refreshed with AMD Ryzen 4000 series Renoir CPUs

HP has launched AMD Renoir-powered variants of the HP Pavilion 15. It can be configured with an AMD Ryzen 5 4500U or a Ryzen 7 4700U CPU. It uses the onboard Vega iGPU and comes with up to 16GB of RAM and 512GB of solid-state stor...
Anil Satyanarayana, Tue, 22 Sep 2020 14:00:00 +0200
AMD's Big Navi GPUs allegedly feature 12GB and 16GB of VRAM respectively (Image source: AMD)

Big Navi VRAM specs leak: 16GB Navi 21 and 12GB Navi 22 go head to head with GeForce RTX 3080 and RTX 3090

Following a separate revelation about AMD's RX 6900XT potentially beating the GeForce RTX 3090 in gaming workloads, tipster @_rogame revealed what appear to be VRAM specs for two Big Navi GPUs.
Arjun Krishna Lal, Mon, 21 Sep 2020 10:47:00 +0200
Tiger Lake is the name for Intel's 11th Generation of Core mobile processors. (Image source: Intel)

Intel Core i7-1185G7 reference design laptop benchmarks confirm iGPU gains over the AMD Ryzen 7 4800U in a Lenovo IdeaPad Slim 7 but the CPU part still suffers from core count envy

Intel’s new Tiger Lake Core i7-1185G7 chip has been doing the rounds inside of a reference design laptop, and while the iGPU component of the SoC has had reviewers generally cooing over its ability to play games at acceptable fram...
Daniel R Deakin, Sun, 20 Sep 2020 12:02:00 +0200
Lenovo may have some good prices on X1 Carbons this weekend. (Source: Lenovo)

Deal | Save about US$1000 on a new-ish ThinkPad X1 Carbon

Lenovo US has announced a major sales event running for this weekend only, with up to 70% off some PCs of various types. Among these are the 7th- and 8th-gen ThinkPad X1 Carbon ultrabooks, which are down to under US$1000 in some c...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Sat, 19 Sep 2020 16:56:00 +0200
The PS5 consoles feature “Tempest” 3D AudioTech. (Image source: Sony)

Full PlayStation 5 and DualSense specifications published by Sony finally revealing what's on the console's rear and the PS5's dimensions

Sony has published all of the official specifications for both the PlayStation 5 and DualSense controller. While no rumored spec bump materialized, at least gamers finally found out what was on the rear of the console. The dimensi...
Daniel R Deakin, Fri, 18 Sep 2020 09:32:00 +0200
Intel Iris Xe G7 can run GTA V at 1080p 60 FPS on normal settings, offer similar performance to the Radeon RX Vega 8 and GeForce MX250

Intel Iris Xe G7 can run GTA V at 1080p 60 FPS on normal settings, is roughly on par with the Radeon RX Vega 8 and GeForce MX250

We take a glimpse of what Intel's next generation of integrated graphics can do and it's pretty good for a 10 nm non-discrete solution. Now, Intel will have to price it just right to make it worth the purchase over existing Ryzen ...
Allen Ngo, Fri, 18 Sep 2020 08:14:00 +0200
HP ProBook x360 435 G7 laptop review: AMD Ryzen also shines in the business convertible

87% HP ProBook x360 435 G7 laptop review: AMD Ryzen also shines in the business convertible

2-in-1 powered by Renoir. If the Ryzen 4000 series is already found in regular business laptops, why not in convertibles too? HP probably thought of that when they developed the ProBook x360 435 G7. The result: A convertible laptop that is faster than the competition and that easily outperforms even much more expensive HP EliteBooks.
AMD Ryzen 5 4500U | AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 4000) | 13.3" | 1.4 kg
Benjamin Herzig, Fri, 18 Sep 2020 04:17:00 +0200
The Radeon RX 6000 series will launch in late October. (Image source: AMD)

AMD Radeon RX 6000 series: Up to 80 CUs with a 256-bit memory interface, 128 MB of Infinity Cache, a 300 W TDP and PlayStation 5 GPU clock speeds

Details about the Radeon RX 6000 series have started flowing out, six weeks before AMD launches its next graphics cards. According to a new report, the RDNA 2 cards will offer up to 80 CUs, a 256-bit memory interface and 128 MB of...
Alex Alderson, Thu, 17 Sep 2020 14:52:00 +0200
This could be AMD's flagship RDNA 2 card. (Image source: JayzTwoCents)

Leaked AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT photos confirm thick design and I/O

Photos of Radeon RX 6000 and RDNA 2 cards are starting to flooding out, this time from RedGamingTech. The triple-fan card features plenty of I/O and a thick design. Thought to be the Radeon RX 6900 XT, the card will be joined next...
Alex Alderson, Thu, 17 Sep 2020 14:48:00 +0200
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X and Ryzen 7 5800X will be part of the upcoming Zen 3 Vermeer lineup. (Image Source: AMD)

AMD Zen 3 Vermeer to include 12-core Ryzen 9 5900X and 8-core Ryzen 7 5800X; rumored to focus on boost sustainability over peak speeds

AMD's upcoming Zen 3 Vermeer lineup could include the 12-core Ryzen 9 5900X and the 8-core Ryzen 7 5800X. This further confirms that AMD will be aligning mobile and desktop CPU names under the Ryzen 5000 family. We are also gettin...
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Thu, 17 Sep 2020 12:07:00 +0200
The EliteDesk 805 G6 compact PC comes with support for Ryzen Pro 4000 APUs and GTX 1660 Ti dGPUs.  (Image Source: HP)

HP launches EliteDesk 805 G6 compact PCs with desktop-grade AMD Renoir APUs and GTX 1660 Ti dGPU

The new HP EliteDesk 805 G6 compact PCs can be equipped with up to a Ryzen 7 Pro 4750G APU, which in turn can be coupled with up to 64 GB of DDR4-3200 RAM and up to 3 storage solutions, plus an optional GTX 1660 Ti dGPU. Additiona...
Bogdan Solca, Wed, 16 Sep 2020 17:21:00 +0200
A look at what could be called the Radeon RX 6700 or RX 6800. (Image source: JayzTwoCents)

Leaked AMD Radeon RX 6700 or RX 6800 confirm dual-fan design; possible Radeon RX 6900 pictured

Images of the AMD Radeon RX 6000 series have leaked online, including a dual-fan variant. Possibly called the RX 6700 or RX 6800, the card features prominent Radeon branding. Another render and a hands-on photo of the triple-fan m...
Alex Alderson, Wed, 16 Sep 2020 17:00:00 +0200
The HP ProBook 635 Aero G7. All images via HP

HP announces HP ProBook 635 Aero G7, the world's lightest AMD-based business laptop

The new HP ProBook 635 Aero G7 is the world's lightest AMD-based business laptop. Coming in just under 1 kg, the laptop is powered by the user's choice of AMD Ryzen 4000 series APUs, all wrapped in an aluminum-magnesium alloy made...
Sam Medley, Wed, 16 Sep 2020 14:00:00 +0200
HP ProBook 635 Aero G7: Magnesium ProBook with AMD Ryzen 4000 weighs only 999g

HP ProBook 635 Aero G7: Magnesium ProBook with AMD Ryzen 4000 weighs only 999g

HP is expanding its mid-range ProBook 600 series with a new, lightweight 13.3-inch model powered by AMD Ryzen 4000. For the first time in a ProBook laptop, HP is using magnesium as the chassis material to reduce weight. However, i...
Benjamin Herzig, Wed, 16 Sep 2020 08:21:00 +0200
A new Titan GPU could help Nvidia retain the performance crown. (Image Source: Ars Technica)

Rumor | Nvidia RTX 3000 Titan with 48 GB of GDDR6x VRAM may launch to counter AMD's "Biggest Navi" GPU in Q1 2021

AMD's "Biggest Navi" is rumored to be similar to the Radeon VII, featuring HBM2 VRAM and 80 compute units, and Nvidia is apparently planning to counter this with an RTX 3000 Titan GPU equipped with up to 48 GB of 21 Gbps or even 2...
Bogdan Solca, Tue, 15 Sep 2020 14:34:00 +0200
Tiger Lake-H series with up to eight cores will be coming soon. (Image Source: Intel)

Intel Tiger Lake-H with up to eight cores coming soon; rumored to sport Xe LP with 32 EUs, but threat from AMD Cezanne looms on the horizon

Intel's Boyd Phelps has confirmed that 8-core Tiger Lake processors with up to 24 MB of low-level cache are in the offing soon. Rumors indicate that Tiger Lake-H will be available in 35 W and 45 W variants with four cores and up t...
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Tue, 15 Sep 2020 10:04:00 +0200
The Alienware Aurora gaming desktops come in Dark Side of the Moon or Lunar Light colors. (Image source: Dell)

Deal | Save 17% on an Alienware Aurora Ryzen Edition R10 Gaming Desktop from Dell with up to an AMD Ryzen 9 3950X and Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Ti for gaming nirvana

Dell has now started selling its Alienware Aurora Ryzen Edition R10 Gaming Desktops with a 17% discount coupon available. Shoppers can choose a mainstream Ryzen 5 3500 chip or go for a benchmark-breaking 16-core, 32-thread Ryzen 9...
Daniel R Deakin, Mon, 14 Sep 2020 13:16:00 +0200
Asus Zephyrus G14 timed exclusivity deal for the AMD Ryzen 9 4900HS might have hurt the processor more than it helped (Image source: Asus)

Asus Zephyrus G14 timed exclusivity deal for the AMD Ryzen 9 4900HS might have hurt the processor more than it helped

Timed exclusivity may work in the world of consoles games, but limiting a great processor to just one laptop and one screen size isn't such a great idea. The limited press coverage and availability of both the Ryzen 7 4800HS and R...
Column by Allen Ngo, Sun, 13 Sep 2020 02:41:00 +0200
An unnamed AMD Radeon GPU scored 63.9 at 4K/Crazy in Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation. Is this Big Navi? (Image via Ashes of the Singularity benchmark database)

Alleged AMD Radeon RX 6000 "Big Navi" GPU benchmarks leak, trade blows with stock Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Ti

A recent leak of benchmark scores from an unnamed AMD Radeon GPU in Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation may point to how well AMD's upcoming RDNA 2 "Big Navi" graphics cards will perform. While this leak should be taken with a gr...
Sam Medley, Sat, 12 Sep 2020 17:08:00 +0200
NVIDIA’s upcoming Ampere card could offer a no-compromise 1080p experience (Image source: NVIDIA)

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Ti specs leak: 4864 CUDA cores and 8GB of GDDR6 at 448 GB/s could max out Cyberpunk 2077 and Watch Dogs Legion at 1080p with ray-tracing

Credible leaks unveil complete specs for NVIDIA’s upcoming GeForce RTX 3060 Ti Ampere graphics card. The cut-down GA104 part is set to deliver performance comparable to the GeForce RTX 2080 at a far lower price point, making premi...
Arjun Krishna Lal, Fri, 11 Sep 2020 14:38:00 +0200
The alleged RDNA2 engineering sample appears to feature the mid-range Navi 22 GPU. (Image Source: Igorslab.de)

First alleged AMD RDNA2 Navi 2x engineering sample spotted in the wild

The leaker is suggesting that this could be the Navi 21 flagship GPU, but, judging by the memory configuration and the thickness of the radiator, this may actually turn out to be the Navi 22 mid-range solution that is supposed to ...
Bogdan Solca, Thu, 10 Sep 2020 14:05:00 +0200
The ASRock 4X4 BOX-4000 features Ryzen 4000 Renoir processors. (Image source: ASRock)

ASROCK 4X4 BOX-4000: A Mini-PC with up to an AMD Ryzen 7 4800U and 64 GB of DDR4-3200 RAM

ASRock has launched a trio of Ryzen 4000 Mini-PCs. Called the 4X4 BOX-4000, the series utilises Renoir APUs up to the Ryzen 7 4800U within a chassis that weighs 1 kg. The 4X4 BOX-4000 has a host of ports and connectivity, too.
Alex Alderson, Thu, 10 Sep 2020 14:02:00 +0200
The AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX has a TDP of 280 W. (Image source: AMD)

AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX scores 130% more than its nearest Intel rival on PassMark and can be picked up inside a Lenovo ThinkStation P620 - if you have the money

The AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX super processor has been flexing its muscles on PassMark’s CPU Mark benchmark, and unsurprisingly the 64-core, 128-thread part has soared straight to the top of the high-end CPU chart. However...
Daniel R Deakin, Thu, 10 Sep 2020 10:39:00 +0200
AMD Ryzen 7 4800HS Debut: Asus Zephyrus G15 GA502IU Laptop Review

81% AMD Ryzen 7 4800HS Debut: Asus Zephyrus G15 GA502IU Laptop Review

Beating Core i9 with less power. Even the slowest mobile Ryzen 7 H-series Renoir CPU is able outperform most laptops running on the latest 10th gen Core i7 Comet Lake-H CPU. Though raw CPU performance is excellent, the $1300 asking for price of the Zephyrus G15 is a bit high considering the GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Max-Q GPU.
AMD Ryzen 7 4800HS | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Max-Q | 15.6" | 2.1 kg
Allen Ngo, Thu, 10 Sep 2020 09:22:00 +0200
AMD's RDNA 2 and Zen 3 will launch October 28 and October 8, respectively. (Images via AMD and AMD on Twitter)

AMD announces launch dates for Zen 3 CPUs and RDNA 2 "Big Navi" graphics cards

AMD today tweeted out the official launch dates of their upcoming CPU and GPU platforms. Zen 3 and RDNA 2 will be the bases for AMD's next generation of CPUs and graphics cards, respectively. While the announcements didn't include...
Sam Medley, Wed, 09 Sep 2020 20:14:00 +0200
The Xbox Series S looks like a fancy speaker and this is why. (Source: Microsoft)

Microsoft issues a full spec breakdown for the Xbox Series S (and X)

Microsoft has just introduced the concept of the Xbox Series S. Now, it has gone into greater detail on its upcoming, all-new digital-only console. The product also gets an AMD Zen 2-based CPU and an RDNA GPU, albeit not exactly t...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Wed, 09 Sep 2020 17:23:00 +0200
The new Alpha lineup includes 17-inch models with 144 Hz IPS FHD displays. (Image Source: MSI)

MSI updates its Alpha gaming laptops with AMD Ryzen 4000-H APUs and RX 5600M dGPUs, adds 17-inch model

MSI's all-AMD Alpha gaming laptop lineup is getting updated with Renoir-H and Radeon RX 5600M dGPUs. It also features larger 65 Wh batteries, bigger speakers and an improved cooling system. The IPS FHD displays come with 144 Hz re...
Bogdan Solca, Wed, 09 Sep 2020 14:39:00 +0200
AMD is preparing more overclocking tools plus 10-core SKUs for the Zen 3 desktop CPUs. (Image Source: The FPS Review)

AMD's Zen 3 Ryzen 4000 desktop CPUs will include advanced new overclocking features and will also come in 10-core/20-thread flavors

The new overclocking features for AMD's upcoming Zen 3 Ryzen 4000 CPUs include a Curve Optimizer and the Infinity Fabric dividers, and we also get a confirmation that the new CPU lineup will feature 10-core SKUs, as AMD has upped...
Bogdan Solca, Tue, 08 Sep 2020 15:58:00 +0200
The Xbox Series S is official and its tiny and very affordable. (Image: Microsoft/Twitter)

Xbox Series S official, priced sharply at just US$299

Microsoft’s cheaper and less powerful Xbox Series S official. The new console sports a design that has elements of the Xbox Series X design and earlier Xbox One designs. It will also cost just US$299.
Sanjiv Sathiah, Tue, 08 Sep 2020 13:10:00 +0200
Rare AMD Ryzen 7 4800HS runs as fast as some 10th gen Core i9-10980HK laptops and at a lower TDP (Image source: Asus)

Rare AMD Ryzen 7 4800HS runs as fast as some 10th gen Core i9-10980HK laptops and at a lower TDP

Our first in-house Ryzen 7 4800HS benchmarks are in and they show much of an advantage AMD has over Intel in terms of performance-per-watt with its 7 nm Zen 2 R...
AMD Ryzen 7 4800HS | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Max-Q | 15.6" | 2.1 kg
Allen Ngo, Tue, 08 Sep 2020 04:52:00 +0200
The DeskMini X300 barebones come equipped with the X300-STM motherboard that offers advanced overclocking features. (Image Source: ASRock)

ASRock DeskMini X300 and A300 mini PC barebones first to support up to an AMD Ryzen 7 Pro 4750G APU

Users of the A300 mini PC barebones discovered that the ASRock A300-STM motherboard is compatible with the latest X300 BIOS, so the more affordable enclosures can now be equipped with up to a Ryzen 7 Pro 4750G, as well. However, t...
Bogdan Solca, Mon, 07 Sep 2020 14:07:00 +0200
The Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 has a boost clock of 1,710 MHz. (Image source: Nvidia)

Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 doubles up on the RTX 2080 and is up to 60% faster than the RTX 2080 Ti on CompuBench to give AMD and Big Navi a hard target to hit

The Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 graphics card has been spotted being put through its paces on CompuBench 2.0 Desktop. The Ampere device demolished the RTX 2080 and also put the RTX 2080 Ti to the sword. With a price starting at US$699...
Daniel R Deakin, Sun, 06 Sep 2020 09:46:00 +0200
The new Polaris laptops can be equipped with AMD Renoir and Intel Comet Lake processors. (Image Source: Tuxedo)

Tuxedo readies new 15.6-inch Polaris gaming notebooks featuring AMD's Ryzen 4000H and Intel's Comet Lake processors

The new 15.6-inch Polaris gaming notebooks feature AMD Renoir or Intel Comet Lake processor options, and users can add up to 64 GB of DDR4-3200 RAM plus up to 4 TB of NVMe or SATA III SSD storage. As far as discrete GPU options go...
Bogdan Solca, Fri, 04 Sep 2020 16:12:00 +0200
Honor MagicBook Pro: Exclusive hands-on of the 16-inch laptop with Ryzen 5 4600H SoC

Honor MagicBook Pro: Exclusive hands-on of the 16-inch laptop with Ryzen 5 4600H SoC

The Honor MagicBook Pro is a 16.1-inch laptop with a modern AMD Ryzen 5 4600H processor with a starting price of 749 Euros. We already have a sample of the new device and share our initial impressions of the new MagicBook Pro.
AMD Ryzen 5 4600H | AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 4000) | 16.1" | 1.7 kg
Andreas Osthoff, Fri, 04 Sep 2020 12:10:00 +0200
The PS5 is expected to be launched by the end of 2020. (Image source: Sony/PlayStation)

PlayStation 5 pre-order wait leaves fans so anxious that even a dressed-up PS3 and a lying cake provide brief PS5 news relief

Sony has yet to announce official PlayStation 5 pre-order plans, leaving fans gnashing their teeth in frustration, to the extent that even a PS3 in disguise and a dishonest cake have led to some brief PS5-related respite for anxio...
Daniel R Deakin, Fri, 04 Sep 2020 09:30:00 +0200
The Lenovo ThinkPad E14 AMD is the best E ThinkPad till now

The Lenovo ThinkPad E14 AMD is the best E ThinkPad till now

For laptops in the area between €600 and €800, there will always be compromises. This is the case with the Lenovo ThinkPad E14 Gen 2 as well. Still: It is the b...
AMD Ryzen 5 4500U | AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 4000) | 14" | 1.6 kg
Benjamin Herzig, Thu, 03 Sep 2020 08:56:00 +0200
Intel Tiger Lake seeks to tackle AMD Ryzen 4000 head-on. (Image Source: Intel)

All-core 4.3 GHz at 28 W — Intel announces the 11th gen Tiger Lake lineup for laptops: Full specs, SKUs, and preliminary performance comparison

After giving us a glimpse into the Willow Cove architecture during Architecture Day 2020, Intel has now revealed the 11th generation Tiger Lake lineup led by the Core i7-1185G7. We find from our preliminary performance benchmarks that Tiger Lake may once again equalize or even exceed the performance gap that Intel had to endure during the AMD Ryzen 4000 launch. Combined with Xe LP graphics, Intel Tiger Lake seeks to offer excellent performance for work and play on the go.
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Wed, 02 Sep 2020 18:45:00 +0200
Dell has refreshed its Alienware Aurora line of desktops with Nvidia RTX 3000 GPUs

Dell refreshes its Alienware Aurora gaming desktops with Nvidia's GeForce RTX 3090 and RTX 3080 graphics cards

Dell's Alienware Aurora line of gaming PCs can now be configured with an Nvidia GeForce RTX 3090 and RTX 3080. Everything else remains the same, including its aesthetic, choice of CPUs, and memory configurations. Dell will reveal...
Anil Satyanarayana, Tue, 01 Sep 2020 20:00:00 +0200
Lenovo ThinkPad E14 Gen 2 laptop review: Affordable and fast thanks to AMD Renoir

86% Lenovo ThinkPad E14 Gen 2 laptop review: Affordable and fast thanks to AMD Renoir

Price-performance champ. Lenovo outfits its new ThinkPad E14 Gen 2 with dual-channel RAM, AMD Ryzen 4000 and a smaller chassis. The new model is not fault-free, but in many important aspects, the Lenovo laptop delivers. Its low price is an additional trump card.
AMD Ryzen 5 4500U | AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 4000) | 14" | 1.6 kg
Benjamin Herzig, Mon, 31 Aug 2020 08:56:00 +0200
The Radeon RX 5300 promises a decent 1080p gaming experience, though the 3GB VRAM buffer might be a constraint (Image source: AMD)

AMD Radeon RX 5300 spec analysis: new entry level Navi 14 pitched against the GeForce GTX 1650 at US$129

AMD quietly launched one more first-generation Navi part, the Radeon RX 5300, even as RDNA2 parts like Big Navi and NVIDIA’s GeForce Ampere lineup are set to hit the market soon. At US$129, the RX 5300 promises better performance ...
Arjun Krishna Lal, Sat, 29 Aug 2020 11:41:00 +0200
The Exynos 1000 will likely have worse GPU performance than the Snapdragon 875. (Source: The Verge)

No custom AMD Radeon GPU for the Exynos 1000; new leak

Word on the grapevine claimed Samsung would equip its flagship phones in 2021 with an SoC featuring custom AMD GPU cores in an attempt to compete more effectively with Qualcomm. A new leak indicates that will not be the case, howe...
Ricci Rox, Fri, 28 Aug 2020 09:18:00 +0200
7 nm AMD Ryzen 7 4800U is as fast as the 14 nm Core i9-9880H and at half the TDP, but there's a huge catch (Image source: AMD)

7 nm AMD Ryzen 7 4800U is as fast as the 14 nm Core i9-9880H and at half the TDP, but there's a huge catch

Can an 8-core 25 W cTDP Ryzen 7 4800U outperform the popular 8-core 45 W Core i9-9880H? They're much closer than what you might think at least until you start s...
AMD Ryzen 7 4800U | AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 (Ryzen 4000) | 14" | 1.4 kg
Allen Ngo, Fri, 28 Aug 2020 08:29:00 +0200
AMD EPYC Milan server CPUs may be noticeably faster than the current EPYC Rome CPUs. (Image via AMD)

AMD's upcoming Zen 3-based EPYC Milan server CPUs may offer 20% bump in performance over Zen 2 EPYC Rome

According to OEM slides obtained by German website HardwareLUXX, AMD's upcoming Zen 3-based EPYC Milan server CPUs will offer up to a 20% increase over the current Zen 2-based EPYC Rome CPUs. Milan CPUs may also reorganize the L3 ...
Sam Medley, Thu, 27 Aug 2020 23:06:00 +0200
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