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As the name suggests, the Zenbook 3 Deluxe looks to refine the overall Zenbook package with the same sharp design. (Source: ASUS)

Zenbook 3 Deluxe now available from ASUS

Appearing at CES and again at Computex earlier this year, ASUS has begun the sale of the aptly named Zenbook 3 Deluxe. The core i7 version of this ultra-portable device is available for $1,699 direct from ASUS and other online retailers, such as Amazon and Newegg.
Source: Dell

COMPUTEX 2017 | Dell unveils VR-ready Inspiron 27 7000 All-in-One desktop PC

The AIO can be configured with up to a Ryzen 7 1700 CPU and up to a Radeon RX 580 for VR gaming.
Aida64 v5.90 update adds support for Ryzen Summit Ridge and Apollo Lake

Aida64 v5.90 update adds support for Ryzen Summit Ridge and Apollo Lake

The new version is now available for download in preparation for the Windows 10 Creators Update.
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AMD Ryzen 7 1800X SoC - Benchmarks and Specs

Zen x86 8 cores @ 3600 - 4000 MHz 14nm
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AMD Ryzen 7 1700X SoC - Benchmarks and Specs

Zen x86 8 cores @ 3400 - 3800 MHz 14nm
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AMD Ryzen 7 1700 SoC - Benchmarks and Specs

Zen x86 8 cores @ 3000 - 3700 MHz 14nm
AMD chief acknowledges sluggish Ryzen performance in games

AMD chief acknowledges sluggish Ryzen performance in games

General consumers can expect frequent BIOS updates for better performance as developers become more accustomed to the Zen architecture over time.
Ryzen could be priced unbelievably low. (Source: ShopBLT.com)

Prices for AMD's Ryzen CPUs leaked

The pricing, if true, is incredibly aggressive and comes in at under half the cost of what could be the closest competitor from Intel.
Intel announced the release schedule for Coffee Lake via Twitter. (Source: Intel Twitter)

Coffee Lake's Coming: Intel's 8th gen chips will arrive in late 2017

The 8th generation of Intel chips, Coffee Lake, is slated for release in the second half of 2017. Intel states that the chips will bring a 15% performance boost, but will they be competitive with Ryzen?
AMD revenue up 7 percent YoY with significantly reduced operating losses

AMD revenue up 7 percent YoY with significantly reduced operating losses

Things are looking up for AMD on the eve of the its performance-oriented Ryzen and Vega platforms.
Hexa-core Ryzen CPUs could be unlikely

Hexa-core Ryzen CPUs could be unlikely

AMD may be skipping hexa-core processors in favor of watered-down octa-core configurations for the mainstream lineup instead.
Asus ZenBook UX3410UA Notebook Review

85% Asus ZenBook UX3410UA Notebook Review

The ZenBook with a 14-inch display. Asus expands its ZenBook lineup with the 14-inch system UX3410UA and puts a 14-inch display in a 13-inch chassis. The attractive design does not change and we get a bright display as well as sufficient performance. Only the current state of the fan affects the good overall impression a bit.
Intel Core i7-7500U | Intel HD Graphics 620 | 14" | 1.3 kg
AMD's upcoming Vega architecture brings some major improvements in graphical computing. (Source: AMD)

CES 2017 | AMD reveals more information on upcoming Vega GPUs

Expected for release in the first half of 2017, AMD's highly anticipated Vega GPU architecture looks to build on features first presented in the Fury X, including an evolution of High Bandwidth Memory (HBM).
Early AMD Ryzen benchmarks leak

Early AMD Ryzen benchmarks leak

Unconfirmed benchmarks show Ryzen performing comfortably between an i7-6800K and the very pricey i7-6900K.
AMD is back and better than ever with its latest offering, the 90 watt Ryzen desktop CPU. (Source: AMD)

AMD's new "Ryzen" CPU is a match for Intel's i7-6900K

Ryzen is an 8-core, 16-thread processor with a base clock speed of 3.4 GHz and a boost mode for dynamic overclocking. In benchmarks performed by AMD, the 95-Watt Ryzen matched a 140-Watt Intel i7-6900K.
Asus ZenBook 3 UX390UA-GS041T Notebook Review

85% Asus ZenBook 3 UX390UA-GS041T Notebook Review

Clear direction. Everything comes at a price. If you want super thin, you will have to waive ports – but not performance! After the throttling issues of the HP Spectre 13, the world’s thinnest notebook, Asus can pull it off: Performance like a big system, but as thin as a fanless tablet.
Intel Core i5-7200U | Intel HD Graphics 620 | 12.5" | 914 g
Asus Zenbook 3 to launch for 1500 Euros in Germany

Asus Zenbook 3 launching in Germany for 1500 Euros

The latest ultrathin notebook from Asus is finally coming with Kaby Lake, a 512 GB SSD, and 8 GB of RAM before the end of this month.
Asus Zenbook UX330UA Notebook Review

85% Asus Zenbook UX330UA Notebook Review

Elegant long-runner. The new Zenbook by Asus inherits the best qualities of the series, such as a superb casing and low weight. Apart from the somewhat mediocre input devices, it does not present many shortcomings especially not in the fantastic battery runtimes.
Intel Core i7-6500U | Intel HD Graphics 520 | 13.3" | 1.2 kg
AMD's Radeon Pro WX series will be available for purchase November 10th and 18th. (Source: AMD)

AMD announces availability of Radeon Pro WX series graphics cards

Announced in July, AMD's Radeon Pro WX graphics cards have finally started shipping to retailers. Are the workstation-grade cards an improvement on the previous FirePro line?
AMD's new Zen CPUs are set for release in early 2017. (Source: AMD)

Benchmark spotted for possible AMD Zen CPU

A benchmark measuring 3D rendering times shows an AMD engineering sample CPU, possibly based on AMD's upcoming Zen architecture. The AMD processor lands among high-end Intel Xeon processors and even beats some powerful Intel i7 CPUs.
Sorry, folks! Future silicon requires the latest Microsoft platform.

Microsoft: Intel Kaby Lake- and AMD Zen-Chips only support Windows 10

Microsoft, Intel and AMD made it clear, that earlier Microsoft platforms before Windows 10 will not be supported anymore on next generation silicon. This could lead to Skylake-hardware being in high demand for the foreseeable future.
Asus ZenWatch 2 Quick Charge Edition Smartwatch Review

Asus ZenWatch 2 Quick Charge Edition Smartwatch Review

Pick me up. The Asus ZenWatch 2 looks good, is affordable and it can even be used for making calls. We reveal why it is unsuitable for athletes in our report.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 APQ8026 | Qualcomm Adreno 305 | 1.63" | 57 g
Asus Zenbook UX360CA-FC060T Convertible Review

83% Asus Zenbook UX360CA-FC060T Convertible Review

Windows to go. 360-degree convertibles are still the best alternative for adding Core i power to a tablet. Asus, however, opts for a low-performance Core m3. Should buyers just as well take the Surface Pro 4 with a Core m instead?
Intel Core m3-6Y30 | Intel HD Graphics 515 | 13.3" | 1.3 kg
Asus Zenbook UX303UA

85% Asus Zenbook UX303UA-R4051T Subnotebook Review

There is strength in tranquility. The Zenbook UX303 series has been available since 2014 and Asus now ships the devices with Skylake processors from Intel. Our review unit with an i7 CPU can score with quiet operation and low temperatures, but can the performance convince as well?
Intel Core i7-6500U | Intel HD Graphics 520 | 13.3" | 1.4 kg
Asus ZenFone 2 Deluxe ZE551ML Smartphone Review

84% Asus ZenFone 2 Deluxe ZE551ML Smartphone Review

Powered by Intel. The Asus ZenFone 2 Deluxe is pretty well-equipped: Intel quad-core processor, 4 GB of RAM, 128 GB of storage, dual-SIM and PixelMaster camera. Has the manufacturer created a convincing overall package?
Intel Atom Z3580 | PowerVR G6430 | 5.5" | 170 g
Asus Zenbook UX303LB (940M) Subnotebook Short Review

86% Asus Zenbook UX303LB (940M) Subnotebook Short Review

Follow-up. The 13-inch laptop is an old acquaintance. We tested the GeForce 840M model only a few months ago. Now we are taking a quick look at the new 940M version. Has the racer turned into a rocket?
Intel Core i5-5200U | NVIDIA GeForce 940M | 13.3" | 1.5 kg

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Redaktion, 2013-05- 8 (Update: 2013-09-27)