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MSI Bravo 17: Budget gaming machine

MSI Bravo 17: AMD counters Intel and Nvidia

If you're looking for as much CPU power as possible in the price range below 1,500 Euros (~$1,696), the MSI Bravo 17 is exactly the right choice. The 17-inch ga...
AMD Ryzen 7 4800H | AMD Radeon RX 5500M | 17.3" | 2.2 kg
Florian Glaser, Sat, 11 Jul 2020 05:48:00 +0200
Intel's Tiger Lake-U CPU should be landing later this month. (Image Source: PCLab.pl)

Here is why LPDDR4x-4266 RAM seems considerably faster when coupled with Intel Tiger Lake-U CPUs compared to equivalent AMD Renoir APUs

Because of the inherent design limitations of the AMD Ryzen 4000U APUs, some benchmarks will favor the Intel Tiger Lake-U CPUs, but these results may not always reflect real-world usage scenarios.
Bogdan Solca, Fri, 10 Jul 2020 16:30:00 +0200
Lenovo ThinkPad T14 & T14s now available with AMD Ryzen 4000

Update: Lenovo ThinkPad T14s with AMD Ryzen 4000 now fully customizable

A little late, but it is finally here: The AMD versions of the ThinkPad T14 Gen 1 and ThinkPad T14s Gen 1 are available. The two 14 inch business laptops are the first T series ThinkPads with AMD Ryzen 4000, also known as AMD Reno...
Benjamin Herzig, Thu, 09 Jul 2020 23:40:00 +0200
The new Dell XPS desktop. All images via Dell

Dell launches new XPS desktop with Comet Lake CPU and plenty of GPU options

Dell launched a new XPS desktop today. The desktop can be configured with high-end specs like a 10th Gen Intel Core i9 CPU and either an Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 Super or AMD Radeon RX 5700XT. The desktop is also designed to be upg...
Sam Medley, Thu, 09 Jul 2020 16:00:00 +0200
MSI Bravo 17

81% MSI Bravo 17 laptop review: All-AMD gaming machine

One-stop shop. While Intel and Nvidia dominated the gaming laptop market in the past years, more and more devices based solely on AMD components are now appearing. The Bravo 17 from MSI trumps with modern 7 nm components. A Ryzen 7 4800H is used as a processor, while a Radeon RX 5500M takes care of the graphics.
AMD Ryzen 7 4800H | AMD Radeon RX 5500M | 17.3" | 2.2 kg
Florian Glaser, Thu, 09 Jul 2020 05:48:00 +0200
Lisa Su has confirmed that Zen 3 processors will be released this year. (Image source: AMD)

AMD confirms that Ryzen 4000 "Vermeer" Zen 3 and 7 nm processors will launch later this year

Ryzen 4000 desktop processors will be launching this year, AMD CEO Lisa Su has confirmed. Codenamed "Vermeer", the processors are based on the company's Zen 3 architecture and an improved 7 nm process.
Alex Alderson, Wed, 08 Jul 2020 18:04:00 +0200
The mysterious Ryzen 7 Extreme Edition could be a custom SKU specifically designed for the Japanese market. (Image Source: NEC)

NEC launches 15.6-inch Lavie laptop with mysterious Ryzen 7 4000U Extreme Edition APU

The new 15.6-inch Lavie N1585 laptop is currently the only model equipped with the unannounced Ryzen 7 Extreme Edition APU, which appears to have identical specs to the Ryzen 7 4800U model. Other specs include 16 GB of RAM plus 1 ...
Bogdan Solca, Wed, 08 Jul 2020 17:08:00 +0200
The 3995WX denomination suggests that we could see even more cores and threads compared to the 3990X model. (Image Source: Chiphell)

AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX CPU sample spotted in the wild, might launch next week

The Ryzen Threadripper PRO CPUs are supposed to integrate more business/workstation-oriented features along with server-oriented features borrowed from the Epyc-series like the 8-channel memory support for up to 2 TB of RAM capaci...
Bogdan Solca, Wed, 08 Jul 2020 16:36:00 +0200
HP ProBook 455 G7 Laptop in Review: Faster Performance Thanks to Zen2

83% HP ProBook 455 G7 Laptop in Review: Faster Performance Thanks to Zen2

HP ProBook meets Renoir. With AMD's Renoir CPUs, HP has significantly elevated the performance level of the ProBook 455 G7. We took a closer look and determined whether the battery life is affected by this change. In this review, we will also go into all the other new features and ascertain whether the laptop is worth purchasing.
AMD Ryzen 7 4700U | AMD Radeon RX Vega 7 | 15.6" | 1.8 kg
Sebastian Bade, Wed, 08 Jul 2020 00:11:00 +0200
The Ryzen 7 4700G is an 8 core and 16 thread APU. (Image source: igor'sLAB)

AMD Ryzen 7 4700G manages over a 300 MHz overclock on 4.4 GHz boost clock at 1.425 V

Details about the overclocking potential of the AMD Ryzen 7 4700G have been revealed online. The Zen 2 APU, which is reported to have a 4.4 GHz boost clock and a 65 W TDP, has been shown to reach over 4.7 GHz at 1.425 V. The APU i...
Alex Alderson, Tue, 07 Jul 2020 17:28:00 +0200
Two Ampere GA104 variants were recently uncovered (Image source: iGamesNews)

NVIDIA GeForce “RTX 3070 Ti” leaks along with fellow GA104 part: two different cards or is this the GTX 1060 all over again?

Tipster @kopite7kimi leaked specs for two different GA104 cards. However, contrary to expectations, we think that these might represent the same functional SKU and not two different card tiers, considering the very slight spec dif...
Arjun Krishna Lal, Tue, 07 Jul 2020 15:49:00 +0200
The EPYC Milan ES ran at up to 2.2 GHz (Image source: AMD)

AMD EPYC Milan engineering sample spotted in the wild: 7nm+ Zen 3 ES runs at up to 2.2 GHz, matching EPYC Rome ES speeds

Tipster @Execufix spotted a reference to AMD’s upcoming EPYC Milan server lineup. An unspecified EPYC Milan server chip was found to operate with a base frequency of 1.5 GHz and a boost clock of 2.2 GHz, in line with ES clocks for...
Arjun Krishna Lal, Mon, 06 Jul 2020 17:32:00 +0200
MateBook 13: Should you choose the Core i5 or the Ryzen R5?

MateBook 13: This is the best chipset for the Huawei laptop

With the MateBook 13, Huawei has a low-priced subnotebook in its product portfolio, which confronts buyers with the choice between an Intel or an AMD chipset. This is not an easy decision as neither of the two achieves a real domi...
Daniel Schmidt, Mon, 06 Jul 2020 03:02:00 +0200
Lenovo updates the 16:10 IdeaPad S540-13 laptop with AMD Ryzen 4000

Lenovo updates the 16:10 IdeaPad S540-13 laptop with AMD Ryzen 4000

Lenovo has quietly updated one of the most interesting consumer laptops made by the Chinese company in the last year: The Lenovo IdeaPad S540, which sports a screen in the rare 16:10 aspect ratio. The new version S540-13ARE sports...
Benjamin Herzig, Sun, 05 Jul 2020 01:34:00 +0200
Dell Inspiron 14 5000 2-in-1 with Ryzen 7 3700U, 512 GB NVMe SSD, and 16 GB RAM is $685 USD right now (Image source: Dell)

Deal | Dell Inspiron 14 5000 2-in-1 with Ryzen 7 3700U, 512 GB NVMe SSD, and 16 GB RAM is $685 USD right now

Dell's July 4th weekend sale is cutting $50 off last year's Inspiron 14 5000 convertible. Its chassis and hardware aren't half bad especially for a 1080p subnotebook convertible with the performance level of a Core i7.
Allen Ngo, Sun, 05 Jul 2020 01:02:00 +0200
The Apple iMac currently comes in 21.5-inch and 27-inch size choices. (Image source: Apple)

Potential 2020 Apple iMac refresh with unknown 10-core Intel Core i9-10910 CPU and AMD Radeon Pro 5300 desktop GPU spotted on Geekbench

A possible 2020 Apple iMac refresh device has been discovered on Geekbench with some surprising components: An unknown Intel Core i9-10910 processor and an unannounced AMD Radeon Pro 5300 desktop GPU. There has been speculation be...
Daniel R Deakin, Sat, 04 Jul 2020 10:42:00 +0200
Huawei MateBook 13 (2020) review - A Ryzen laptop isn't always the better choice

84% Huawei MateBook 13 (2020) review - A Ryzen laptop isn't always the better choice

Attractive but short-lived. Comparatively compact and even cheaper than the Intel version, the MateBook 13 presents itself configured with an AMD chipset. Our review will clarify who would nonetheless be better off investing a bit more money.
AMD Ryzen 5 3500U | AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 | 13" | 1.3 kg
Daniel Schmidt, Sat, 04 Jul 2020 03:02:00 +0200
The new Beelink GT-R mini PC comes with premium features such as magnesium alloy case, fingerprint scanner and silent cooling with triple heatpipes. (Image Source: Beelink)

Beelink presents GT-R mini PC with AMD Ryzen 5 3550H APU and fingerprint scanner

The Beelink GT-R comes with premium features like a fingerprint scanner, magnesium alloy case and triple heatpipe silent cooling system. Besides the Ryzen 5 3550H APU with Vega 8 iGPU, there is support for up to 32 GB of RAM, and ...
Bogdan Solca, Fri, 03 Jul 2020 17:18:00 +0200
The tray models of the top-of-the-line Ryzen 4000 desktop APUs are apparently already up for pre-order. (Image Source: AMD)

AMD's Ryzen 4000 desktop APUs already available at Dutch retailer, tray model prices revealed

Dutch online retailer Centralpoint.nl is already offering tray versions for AMD's top-of-the-line 65 W Ryzen 4000 desktop APUs. These are Euro prices, but we can estimate that the Ryzen 7 Pro 4750G 8-core / 16-thread should cost a...
Bogdan Solca, Fri, 03 Jul 2020 16:40:00 +0200
The Schenker VIA 15 Pro features up to a Ryzen 7 4800H. (Image source: Schenker)

Schenker VIA 15 Pro: A 15.6-inch Renoir laptop with up to an AMD Ryzen 7 4800H, 64 GB of RAM, a 2 TB SSD and a 91 Wh battery

Schenker has announced the VIA 15 Pro, a 15.6-inch Renoir laptop with a 91 Wh battery. The device features either the AMD Ryzen 5 4600H or Ryzen 7 4800H and is freely configurable up to 64 GB of RAM and 2 TB of storage. The 1.4 kg...
Alex Alderson, Fri, 03 Jul 2020 14:20:00 +0200
The Mac Pro just got a new graphics card configuration. (Image source: Apple)

Apple brings the AMD Radeon Pro W5500X to the Mac Pro

Apple has quietly released a new graphics card option for the Mac Pro, effectively bringing down the cost of equipping the workstation with GDDR6 VRAM. Called the Radeon Pro W5500X, the half-height MPX module is based on AMD's RDN...
Alex Alderson, Fri, 03 Jul 2020 14:06:00 +0200
The Lenovo Flex 5 has returned for US$599.99. (Image source: Lenovo)

The Lenovo Flex 5 with an AMD Ryzen 5 4500U and 16 GB of RAM is purchasable again for US$599.99

The Lenovo Flex 5 is back for under US$600. Available on Amazon, the device comes with an AMD Ryzen 5 4500U APU, a Radeon RX Vega 6 GPU, 16 GB of dual-channel DDR4-3200 RAM and a 256 GB SSD. An Active Pen is included in the box, t...
Alex Alderson, Fri, 03 Jul 2020 14:03:00 +0200
Ampere cards might leverage Samsung’s 8nm fab process (Image source: iGamesNews)

NVIDIA RTX 3000 Ampere cards might be built on Samsung’s 8nm process instead of TSMC’s 7nm node

Tipster @kopite7kimi recently stated that NVIDIA’s upcoming Ampere RTX 3000 series cards will be manufactured on Samsung’s 8nm process, not TSMC’s 7nm node. While this is unlikely to have performance implications this far down the...
Arjun Krishna Lal, Thu, 02 Jul 2020 12:58:00 +0200
The Xbox Series S’s GPU might feature just 20 CUs (Image source: ITHome)

Xbox Series S “Lockhart” GPU specs leak: 1280 shader core Navi GPU slower than Xbox One X, AMD Radeon 5500XT - can it really do 1080p/60 FPS?

Further details have emerged about the Xbox Series S’s purported GPU. A tweet by The Verge’s Tom Warren claims that “Lockhart” will have a 20 CU GPU, marginally slower than the Xbox One X and the Radeon RX 5500 XT. This raises a k...
Arjun Krishna Lal, Thu, 02 Jul 2020 11:45:00 +0200
Xiaomi RedmiBook 16 R5 laptop in the test - Great price-performance ratio with drawbacks

Xiaomi RedmiBook 16 R5 laptop in the test - Great price-performance ratio with drawbacks

Apple copies from the Far East have a long tradition. The current RedmiBook 16 from Xiaomi is another reincarnation of the MacBook, in this case the current 16-...
AMD Ryzen 5 4500U | AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 4000) | 16" | 1.8 kg
J. Simon Leitner, Thu, 02 Jul 2020 10:20:00 +0200
The new Vizio OLED 4K TVs were launched on June 30. (Image source: Vizio)

Vizio OLED 4K TVs announced: Competitively priced 55-inch and 65-inch models with a ProGaming Engine featuring VRR support and HDMI 2.1

Vizio has unveiled its 2021 TV Collection that includes two OLED 4K TVs that should appeal to future owners of next-gen consoles. The 55-inch and 65-inch Vizio OLED 4K TVs feature the company’s ProGaming Engine and HDMI 2.1 suppor...
Daniel R Deakin, Wed, 01 Jul 2020 22:02:00 +0200
Acer Nitro 5

80% Acer Nitro 5 AN515-44 Laptop Review: AMD dating Nvidia

Long Life. Acer's Nitro 5 AN515-44 is a combination of the best of both worlds: A powerful AMD Ryzen CPU paired with a high-performance Nvidia Turing GPU. Find out in our review how well these two get along.
AMD Ryzen 5 4600H | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Mobile | 15.6" | 2.2 kg
Florian Glaser, Tue, 30 Jun 2020 22:47:00 +0200
Mating season: AMD meets Nvidia

Long Battery Life and Exciting Hardware: Acer Nitro 5 AN515-44

Acer's Nitro 5 can be equipped either with an Intel chip or one made by AMD, both of which are paired with a Nvidia GPU. We took a closer look at the combinatio...
AMD Ryzen 5 4600H | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Mobile | 15.6" | 2.2 kg
Florian Glaser, Tue, 30 Jun 2020 22:10:00 +0200
AMD has confirmed that its next-generation Vermeer processors should be launching in Q3 2020. (Image source: AMD)

Leak confirms AMD Ryzen 4000 "Vermeer" Zen 3 and 7 nm processors are in the final stages of development; AMD sticking with Vega GPUs for Renoir successor, moving onto Navi GPUs as of Van Gogh

AMD Ryzen 4000 "Vermeer" processors are in the final stages of development, igor'sLAB has confirmed. The Zen 3 processors will be joined next year by "Cezanne", the successor to the current Renoir architecture. AMD is sticking wit...
Alex Alderson, Tue, 30 Jun 2020 20:14:00 +0200
THe price difference between the 15.6 and 17.3-inch models is minimal. (Image Source: CyberPowerPC)

CyberPowerPC reveals affordable Tracer IV R 15.6-inch Slim & 17.3-inch Xtreme laptop series with Ryzen 4000 APUs

With minimal price differences between the 15.6-inch and the 17.3-inch models, the Tracer IV R series offers affordable configurations featuring the Ryzen 5 4600H APU coupled with the GTX 1650 Ti GPU or the Ryzen 7 4800H APU in co...
Bogdan Solca, Tue, 30 Jun 2020 17:13:00 +0200
The Ryzen 4000 desktop APUs are expected to launch next month. (Image Source: AMD)

AMD Ryzen 7 4700GE desktop APU tests reveal reduced memory latency and great overclocking potential

The Aida Cache and Memory benchmarks show that the Ryzen 7 4700GE desktop APU can easily be coupled with DDR4 RAM modules running at 4333 MHz. The resulting memory latency is lower than 50 ns, which is quite the improvement over t...
Bogdan Solca, Tue, 30 Jun 2020 16:38:00 +0200
Fan-made Microsoft Xbox Series S/Lockhart concept. (Image source: Reddit - u/jiveduder)

Xbox Series S Lockhart to share the same CPU spec as the Xbox Series X to target 1080p 60 fps or 1440p 30 fps; console likely to be officially unveiled in August

The Xbox Series S codenamed Lockhart will have the same CPU specs as that of the Xbox Series S but with reduced GPU horsepower with game devs being able to target 1080/60 and 1440p/30 performance levels. Microsoft is expected to u...
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Tue, 30 Jun 2020 09:16:00 +0200
2020 HP Envy x360 13 Convertible 2-in-1 Review: Ryzen 5 Beats a Core i7

86% 2020 HP Envy x360 13 Convertible 2-in-1 Review: Ryzen 5 Beats a Core i7

A leaner Spectre x360 13. The latest mid-range 13.3-inch convertible from HP could easily pass as a flagship Spectre offering. It does a lot of things right to be a worthwhile sub-$1000 laptop with only a handful of annoyances to keep in mind.
AMD Ryzen 5 4500U | AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 4000) | 13.3" | 1.3 kg
Allen Ngo, Tue, 30 Jun 2020 08:33:00 +0200
AMD’s latest beta driver enables support for hardware GPU scheduling (Image source: AMD)

AMD releases beta driver enabling hardware accelerated GPU scheduling in Windows 10: benchmarks indicate moderate performance gains

Hot on NVIDIA’s heels, AMD released its first beta driver enabling support for Windows 10’s hardware accelerated GPU scheduling feature. The new technology, allowing for fine-grained VRAM management, appears to have a small but no...
Arjun Krishna Lal, Tue, 30 Jun 2020 08:14:00 +0200
Leaked benchmarks indicate that the Ryzen 5 3600XT might make a poor choice for midrange gamers (Image source: AMD)

Did AMD overplay its hand with XT? The cheaper Comet Lake S i5-10400 bests the AMD Ryzen 5 3600XT in leaked gaming benchmarks

Leaked benchmarks for the AMD Ryzen 5 3600XT indicate that AMD might have overplayed its hand with its Zen 2 refresh: The US$249 3600XT is bested in gaming benchmarks by Intel’s cheaper Comet Lake S i5-10400.
Arjun Krishna Lal, Tue, 30 Jun 2020 07:42:00 +0200
Some AMD Zen 2 laptops are suffering from extreme 4K playback issues; the latest Radeon drivers provide the hotfix

Some AMD Zen 2 laptops are suffering from extreme 4K playback issues; the latest Radeon drivers provide the hotfix

If you happen to own a new Ryzen 4000U series laptop, then we highly recommend updating to the latest Radeon and Adrenalin drivers. Otherwise, 4K video playback...
AMD Ryzen 5 4500U | AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 4000) | 13.3" | 1.3 kg
Allen Ngo, Tue, 30 Jun 2020 06:38:00 +0200
ThinkPad E15 Gen.2 AMD

The first ThinkPad with Ryzen 4000 has arrived: AMD much faster than Intel

The E15 Gen.2 is the first Lenovo ThinkPad with the new AMD Renoir processor in our editorial office. Initial benchmark results show that the Ryzen 7 4700U is sometimes twice as fast as a current Core i7 from Intel. The integrated Vega GPU is also faster than the dedicated RX640 GPU. Update: Battery runtime about 10-15% shorter compared to Intel version
AMD Ryzen 7 4700U | AMD Radeon RX Vega 7 | 15.6" | 1.8 kg
Andreas Osthoff, Mon, 29 Jun 2020 10:36:00 +0200
AMD Navi 31 gets spotted in macOS 11 Big Sur drivers. (Image Source: AMD)

First references to RDNA3 Navi 31, Van Gogh, and Cezanne spotted in macOS Big Sur; AMD could join Intel and NVIDIA in opting for an MCM design for upcoming GPUs

The first indications of an RDNA3-based Navi 31 GPU have surfaced in the macOS 11 Big Sur Developer Beta 1 driver code. The driver also contains references to upcoming AMD APUs such as Van Gogh and Cezanne along with HPC accelerat...
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Mon, 29 Jun 2020 10:06:00 +0200
Walmart has the sexy Asus ROG Zephyrus G with Ryzen 7 and GeForce GTX 1660 Ti on sale right now for $900 USD. Don't buy it (Image source: Asus)

Walmart has the sexy Asus ROG Zephyrus G with Ryzen 7 CPU and GeForce GTX 1660 Ti on sale right now for $900 USD. Don't buy it

It may look super smooth and sleek in pictures, but it houses an older Zen+ Ryzen 7 3750H processor that is tough to recommend at this price range. The latest Zen 2 gaming laptops cost around the same price and are able to offer s...
Allen Ngo, Mon, 29 Jun 2020 07:47:00 +0200
Intel's Tiger Lake and AMD's Vermeer are set to shake things up in the CPU world. (Image source: Clicked Online)

Comet Lake Core i7-10700K offers a ray of light for Intel in new Mindfactory sales data report

The latest Mindfactory CPU retail sales report has been shared online, and although it’s business as usual for AMD in terms of share dominance, there has been some positive movement for the Intel Core i7-10700K. The 8-core Comet L...
Daniel R Deakin, Sun, 28 Jun 2020 22:32:00 +0200
AMD scores big at the 2020 EHA Awards. (Source: EHA)

AMD's Ryzen 3000 wins big at the 2020 European Hardware Awards

The European Hardware Association (EHA) has announced the devices or components that have won its organization's awards for 2020. This list contains some potentially easy predictions, such as the Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 for the Best...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Sat, 27 Jun 2020 19:18:00 +0200
Intel’s Xe-based DG1 discrete GPU also offered unpromising performance when revealed (Image source: Intel)

8-core, 16-thread Rocket Lake CPU appears on Geekbench: 32 EU desktop Xe graphics deliver 40 percent lower OpenCL score than Vega 10 in 15W AMD Ryzen 7 3700U

An Intel Rocket Lake S CPU recently turned up on GeekBench, delivering OpenCL performance that was slower than even some Kaby Lake GPUs. This raises questions about the state of Intel’s Xe graphics, following the disappointing out...
Arjun Krishna Lal, Sat, 27 Jun 2020 12:19:00 +0200
The Ryzen 4000 desktop series remains on track for Q3 2020, according to AMD. (Image source: igor'sLAB)

AMD Ryzen 4000: Zen 3 and 7 nm "Vermeer" processors remain on track for a Q3 2020; no Intel Comet Lake-S related delay, AMD spokesperson confirms

AMD Ryzen 4000 Zen 3 processors remain on track for a Q3 2020 release, a company spokesperson has confirmed. The confirmation quashes a rumour to the contrary, which stated that AMD might have delayed the release of its Vermeer pr...
Alex Alderson, Fri, 26 Jun 2020 19:29:00 +0200
The Ryzen 7 4800H. (Source: AMD)

AMD announces that the Ryzen 7 4800H destroys its 25x20 power-efficiency goal

In 2014, AMD set forth an aim to improve the power efficiency of its processors by 25 in 6 years. Now, in 2020, the company asserts that it has not only met that goal but exceeded it. This has been done in the form of the Ryzen 7 ...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Thu, 25 Jun 2020 23:29:00 +0200
The Ryzen family of processors has been a great success for AMD. (Image source: TechQuila)

AMD continues to win over Steam users as processor usage share for Team Red reaches a new high in latest survey

AMD has shown strong monthly growth in the Steam hardware and software survey for May. Team Red managed to snag another 0.74% of the processor usage share from Intel, and this is likely to repeat over the next months thanks to the...
Daniel R Deakin, Thu, 25 Jun 2020 21:46:00 +0200
The DeskMini DMAF5 is among the smallest Ryzen-powered mini PCs to date. (Image Source: Minisforum)

Minisforum announces palm-size DeskMini DMAF5 mini PC with Ryzen 5 3550H APU

Even though it comes in a palm-size case, the DeskMini DMAF5 still packs some serious Ryzen power. It ships with a Ryzen 5 3550H APU that integrates a Vega 8 GPU, but users can further upgrade the processor to models with 45+ W TD...
Bogdan Solca, Thu, 25 Jun 2020 18:56:00 +0200
Further Core i7-10875H laptop models may see price cuts soon (Image source: Intel)

Lenovo marketer claims on Weibo that Intel “cannot keep up in the short term” against Renoir competition - official Lenovo Weibo indicates that Comet Lake H model price cuts are in order to “deal with” AMD

A third-party marketer associated with Lenovo recently claimed that Intel “cannot keep up in the short term” with AMD. This statement was seemingly validated by an official Lenovo post indicating that price cuts on Comet Lake H In...
Arjun Krishna Lal, Thu, 25 Jun 2020 07:47:00 +0200
The AMD Ryzen 9 3900XT has 12 cores compared to the 10 cores of the i9-10900K. (Image source: Heise)

Ryzen 9 3900XT sample gets highest average bench result for an AMD processor tested on UserBenchmark...but it's still behind over 25 Intel chips including the Intel Core i3-10320!

An AMD Ryzen 9 3900XT desktop processor sample has been put through its paces on UserBenchmark, where it managed some decent scores and a respectable average bench result. However, the score of 91.8% would put the 12-core Matisse ...
Daniel R Deakin, Thu, 25 Jun 2020 01:44:00 +0200
The AMD Ryzen 9 3900XT has a base clock of 3.8 GHz. (Image source: AMD)

Updated | AMD Ryzen 9 3900XT manages credible results on Geekbench placing it in the company of the Ryzen 9 3900X and Intel Core i9-10900K but its predecessor offers better value

A Matisse Refresh AMD Ryzen 9 3900XT desktop processor has been spotted on Geekbench 5.1 along with a Gigabyte X570 Aorus Master motherboard. The 12-core chip recorded results that put it in the same ballpark as the Ryzen 9 3900X ...
Daniel R Deakin, Wed, 24 Jun 2020 22:17:00 +0200
Latest HP Envy x360 13 with Ryzen 7 4700U, 512 GB NVMe SSD, and 8 GB RAM now on sale for $750 USD (Source: HP)

Deal | Latest HP Envy x360 13 with Ryzen 7 4700U, 512 GB NVMe SSD, and 8 GB RAM now on sale for $750 USD

It may not be a super-fancy Spectre, but it's still a solid deal especially since this is HP's newest Envy chassis design and not some older last generation model. The sale will last until July 19.
Allen Ngo, Wed, 24 Jun 2020 21:24:00 +0200

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