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Source: Simply NUC

Simply NUC's Ryzen-powered Sequoia doesn't have Intel inside

Simply NUC just announced the Sequoia, a small form-factor NUC-like device with AMD internals. It can be configured with either a Ryzen Embedded V1807B or V1605B and is designed for industrial use cases. But with prices starting a...
Arjun Krishna Lal, Tue, 19 Nov 2019 08:21:00 +0100
AMD and Nvidia work together in Dell's new Alienware Aurora Ryzen Edition desktop PC. (Image source: Dell)

Dell combines an AMD Ryzen 9 3950X CPU with an Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Ti for an astonishing Alienware Aurora desktop

AMD is preparing to officially launch the incredible 16-core Ryzen 9 3950X and Dell has selected it for an Alienware Aurora Ryzen Edition R10 Gaming Desktop. Understandably, the OEM also chose a high-end GPU in the form of Nvidia’...
Daniel R Deakin, Mon, 18 Nov 2019 05:25:00 +0100
The Athlon series may gain a new member soon. (Source: Caseking)

A new Athlon APU may have leaked onto Geekbench

AMD may have new depths of Raven Ridge to share with us soon. The evidence for this has just surfaced on Geekbench 4 for Windows, in the form of a laptop listed as powered by a chipset called the "Athlon Gold 3150U". This 2-core, ...
Deirdre O Donnell, Fri, 15 Nov 2019 22:58:00 +0100
With the availability of the new PCIe 5.0 controller from Rambus, we might see the first commercial PCIe 5.0 products sooner than previously thought. (Source: PCI SIG)

Rambus readies PCIe 5.0 controller for licensing

The immediate availability of the Rambus PCIe 5.0 controller could bring the first PCIe 5.0 commercial products sooner than previously estimated. This would indeed prove that PCIe 4.0 was doomed for a short-lived interim. Features...
Bogdan Solca, Thu, 14 Nov 2019 16:51:00 +0100
The AMD Ryzen 9 3950X utilizes socket AM4. (Image source: AMD)

AMD Ryzen 9 3950X storms PassMark's CPU Mark chart and soars past Intel's server processors and the Core i9-9980XE

AMD’s Ryzen 9 3950X processor has been spotted on PassMark. The chip was tested on the CPU Mark benchmark for “high end CPUs” and scored magnificently. Only Epyc server processors from the same manufacturer prevented the sample fr...
Daniel R Deakin, Thu, 14 Nov 2019 04:42:00 +0100
AMD Renoir Ryzen 4000 Zen 2 APUs could sport Vega 12 and Vega 15 iGPUs. (Source: The Inquirer)

Iris Plus and MX250 could be in trouble: AMD Ryzen 4000 Renoir Zen 2 APUs touted have a Ryzen 9 variant, expected to sport Vega 12 and Vega 15 iGPUs

AMD's upcoming Renoir Zen2 APUs could feature a Vega 12 iGPU, according to information from Komachi. Since the 7nm node affords accommodation of more cores, it is also being speculated that a Vega 15 iGPU is also highly probable. ...
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Mon, 11 Nov 2019 06:54:00 +0100
MSI's Creator TRX40 motherboard supports AMD's 3rd Gen Ryzen Threadrippers. (Image source: MSI)

MSI blunder confirms existence of incredible 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X with 64 cores and 128 threads of processing power

A promo video from MSI has seemingly shown off AMD’s Ryzen Threadripper 3990X by accident. The clip was focusing on the manufacturer’s Creator TRX40 board that is capable of supporting the new 3rd Gen Threadrippers. However, a sys...
Daniel R Deakin, Sat, 09 Nov 2019 04:41:00 +0100
AMD Ryzen 9 3950X vs. Intel Core i9-10980XE. Look who won. (Image via Geekbench 4)

AMD Ryzen 9 3950X beats pricier Intel Core i9-10980XE and Core i9-9980XE in Geekbench

The AMD Ryzen 9 3950X has been spotted in Geekbench 4 and Geekbench 5, where it handily beat the Intel Core i9-10980XE and Core i9-9980XE, respectively. Considering the 3950X has beat these same CPUs in other benchmarks, it's like...
Sam Medley, Fri, 08 Nov 2019 22:32:00 +0100
Two new 3rd Gen Threadrippers have been announced by AMD. (Image source: AMD)

Full steam ahead as AMD reveals 24-core and 32-core Ryzen Threadrippers, the 16-core Ryzen 9 3950X desktop processor, and the cheap and cheerful Athlon 3000G

It’s been a busy couple of days for AMD as the company has revealed four new products to its processor lineup. The red team has covered bases all the way from extremely affordable to high-end performance with its latest additions,...
Daniel R Deakin, Fri, 08 Nov 2019 03:17:00 +0100
Acer Aspire 5 A515-43-R057

78% Acer Aspire 5 A515-43-R057 Laptop Review: A super price for an AMD laptop, but with a hefty shortcoming

An affordable, yet underwhelming Zen+ laptop. Acer's latest budget laptop sounds excellent on paper. The Aspire 5 A515-43-R057 retails for around €500 (~$554) and comes with a Zen+ APU, a 1 TB SSD and 8 GB of RAM. However, not all is at it seems with our test device, as our review below will reveal.
AMD Ryzen 5 3500U | AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 | 15.6" | 1.8 kg
Mike Wobker, Thu, 07 Nov 2019 18:07:00 +0100
Acer Swift 3 SF314-41: A stylish and slim subnotebook that deserves a better display. (Image source: Acer)

Acer Swift 3 SF314-41: Acer's latest 14-inch laptop deserves a better display

Acer's stylish 14-inch subnotebook has a slim metal chassis, a Ryzen 5 APU and dual-channel RAM, which should all combine to deliver a decent device. The Swift 3 SF314-41 has an NVMe SSD and great battery life too, but two areas h...
Alex Alderson, Thu, 07 Nov 2019 11:41:00 +0100
Lisa Su has been CEO of AMD since 2014. (Image source: CGMagazine)

AMD moves on from 2019 as Zen 3, PS5, Scarlett, Samsung, and 7nm mobile await 2020

It can be easily argued that 2019 has been a standout year for AMD. Zen 2 Ryzen 3000 desktop processors have been shaking up benchmarks all over the place and the long-awaited Radeon RX 5000 series (“Navi”) has introduced RDNA arc...
Daniel R Deakin, Thu, 07 Nov 2019 03:15:00 +0100
It's rumored the high-end Threadripper 3990X will have 64 cores/128 threads. (Image source: WePC)

AMD 3rd Gen Threadripper packaging leaked: Outlandish style for an outstanding chip

Packaging for a 3rd Gen Threadripper from AMD has been leaked. The box-within-a-box design features a square exterior case emblazoned with the famous orange Ryzen ring while the interior packaging resembles a sleek and even slight...
Daniel R Deakin, Wed, 06 Nov 2019 22:59:00 +0100
Acer Swift 3 SF314-41 Laptop Review: A stylish and slim Ryzen subnotebook with plenty of power and battery life in the tank

83% Acer Swift 3 SF314-41 Laptop Review: A stylish and slim Ryzen subnotebook with plenty of power and battery life in the tank

Ryzen is doing well for itself. Acer's new 14-inch subnotebook sports a sleek metal chassis, a Ryzen 5 APU and dual-channel RAM among other features. The rest of the device seems on point too, with Acer including an NVMe SSD, matte IPS screen, and a backlit keyboard. These are joined by good battery life too.
AMD Ryzen 5 3500U | AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 | 14" | 1.5 kg
Sascha Mölck, Tue, 05 Nov 2019 11:41:00 +0100
HP Pavilion Gaming 15 in Review: HP's 15.6-inch laptop combines gaming prowess and stamina

HP's Pavilion Gaming 15 comes with a lot of processing power and even more stamina

The HP Pavilion Gaming 15 displays all current games smoothly on its matte 15.6-inch screen (FHD, IPS). The memory configuration is good as well: 16 GB of RAM (dual-channel mode), NVMe SSD, HDD.
Sascha Mölck, Thu, 31 Oct 2019 19:59:00 +0100
Surface Laptop 3 15 Ryzen 5 Review: Microsoft Can Do Better

83% Surface Laptop 3 15 Ryzen 5 Review: Microsoft Can Do Better

$1500 for this? The metal Surface Laptop 3 is the sleekest Surface laptop yet and its implementation of AMD Ryzen is one of the better examples in the Ultrabook space. Unfortunately, almost everything else feels outdated.
AMD Ryzen 5 3580U | AMD Radeon RX Vega 9 | 15" | 1.5 kg
Allen Ngo, Tue, 29 Oct 2019 01:44:00 +0100
HP Pavilion Gaming 15 in Review: HP's 15.6-inch laptop combines gaming prowess and stamina

80% HP Pavilion Gaming 15 in Review: HP's 15.6-inch laptop combines gaming prowess and stamina

AMD and Nvidia make a good team. The HP Pavilion Gaming 15 runs all current games smoothly and displays them on its matte 15.6-inch screen (FHD, IPS). The laptop is well-equipped: 16 GB of RAM (dual-channel mode), NVMe SSD, HDD. Surprisingly, the battery life is excellent.
AMD Ryzen 7 3750H | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Max-Q | 15.6" | 2.3 kg
Sascha Mölck, Mon, 28 Oct 2019 10:01:00 +0100
The Ultimate Ryzen 5 3580U vs. Ryzen 3500U and 3700U CineBench Comparison: Almost All Alike

The Ultimate Ryzen 5 3580U vs. Ryzen 3500U and 3700U CineBench Comparison: Almost All Alike

Microsoft's semi-custom approach to Ryzen isn't really any better than the best Ryzen 5 3500U or Ryzen 7 3700U laptop you can buy in terms of performance. It's certainly good and comparable to the Core i7-1065G7 in some respects, but benchmarks for the Ryzen 5 3580U show it to be nothing special.
Allen Ngo, Mon, 28 Oct 2019 07:14:00 +0100
AMD Ryzen 3000 processors seem to be getting better with each microcode update. (Source: AECMag)

Latest AMD AGESA 1.0.0.4 update improves all-core boost and boot times for Ryzen 3000 processors

The latest AGESA 1.0.0.4 microcode update for AMD Ryzen 3000 processors seems to enhance all-core boost clocks and improve boot times, according to preliminary test results. This update is in beta and will soon be seeded for all c...
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Sat, 26 Oct 2019 20:19:00 +0200
AMD is slowly chipping away at Intel's market share, but the CPU giant seems unwavered. (Source: Digital Trend)

New reports show increased AMD market shares in Europe, Intel puts on a brave face and shows record earnings in Q3 2019

Intel might think it can get away with an optimistic Q3 2019 earnings report, but AMD's rising market shares paint a different picture. Intel's ongoing CPU shortages and the difficulties encountered with the 10 nm jump are allowin...
Bogdan Solca, Fri, 25 Oct 2019 18:19:00 +0200
Surface Laptop 3 suffers from backlight bleeding, pulse-width modulation, and DPC latency issues

More problems yet again: Surface Laptop 3 suffers from backlight bleeding, pulse-width modulation, and DPC latency issues

Microsoft's latest Surface Laptop only started shipping last week and we're already seeing some issues with our review unit. If you're sensitive to onscreen flickering or are planning to use the Microsoft notebook for audio stream...
Allen Ngo, Wed, 23 Oct 2019 10:46:00 +0200
The AMD Ryzen 9 3950X can give tough competition to Intel's HEDT lineup. (Source: HardZone)

AMD Ryzen 9 3950X takes on the Intel Core i9-9980XE at stock settings in Cinebench R20, offers potentially higher performance per dollar than even the Core i9-10980XE

New benchmark scores of the AMD Ryzen 9 3950X seem to indicate that AMD's upcoming flagship CPU can offer performance equivalent to Intel's HEDT chips such as the Core i9-9980XE and the Core i9-10980XE while beating them in terms ...
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Tue, 22 Oct 2019 09:54:00 +0200
The first Ryzen 3000 processors were launched on July 7, 2019. (Image source: AMD)

AMD's Matisse beasts are far from toothless as Ryzen 3000 helps to gnaw at Intel's Steam survey share

September’s Steam Hardware and Software Survey has seemingly delivered more good news for AMD. The survey has measured data in regard to PC processor usage by manufacturer, which yet again has been thoroughly dominated by Intel. H...
Daniel R Deakin, Tue, 22 Oct 2019 08:08:00 +0200
Most OEMs treat AMD CPUs like second-class citizens when it comes to laptops. Now is the time for change

Opinion | Most OEMs treat AMD CPUs like second-class citizens when it comes to laptops. Now is the time for change

Microsoft had the cojones to put both AMD and Intel on its flagship Surface series. In contrast, other OEMs offer AMD options only for their lower-end to mid-range product families. The Ryzen 5 3500U and Ryzen 7 3700U are comparab...
Allen Ngo, Sun, 20 Oct 2019 10:02:00 +0200
AMD's Ryzen 9 3950X processor can boost to 4.7 GHz. (Image source: AMD)

Latest benchmark scores show AMD's 16-core Ryzen 9 3950X is shaping up to be a blue-ribbon gaming chip

Some new Geekbench scores for AMD’s Ryzen 9 3950X have been unearthed and unsurprisingly the 16-core chip has performed admirably in the multi-core tests. Two separate benchmarks have been discovered, with AMD’s Zen 2 processor ap...
Daniel R Deakin, Sat, 19 Oct 2019 02:50:00 +0200
AMD Zen 5 is already being designed and should launch in 2022, new Zen 2 chips coming soon

Next-next-gen Zen 5 architecture is already in development, confirms AMD

With some Zen 2-based processors still in the pipeline, AMD confirmed that the design of the Zen 3 architecture is complete and the testing/manufacturing stages should soon follow. Even more, Zen 4 and Zen 5 are both being designe...
Codrut Nistor, Fri, 18 Oct 2019 22:37:00 +0200
It looks like there is not much room to squeeze in the 3750X between the 3700X and the 3800X models, not on the retail market, at least. (Source: AMD)

AMD accidentally leaks the Ryzen 7 3750X CPU

Since the 3700X and 3800X 8-core CPUs are already available, the launch of the 3750X for retail channels might not happen at all. The specs would have to be too similar to the 3800X and a price point between US$330 and US$400 woul...
Bogdan Solca, Thu, 17 Oct 2019 17:10:00 +0200
The Mini Multi Display PC features a fanless enclosure made of aluminum, which can take quite the beating. (Source: Tranquil PC)

Tranquil PC launches rugged mini PC powered by AMD APUs

The industrial-grade rugged enclosure made of aluminum featured with the Mini Multi Display PC does not come with any active cooling in order to protect against dust, debris and moisture. The system is powered by AMD's Ryzen Embed...
Bogdan Solca, Wed, 16 Oct 2019 16:26:00 +0200
Lenovo ThinkPad X395 Laptop Review: A fight for the hegemony of business laptops

89% Lenovo ThinkPad X395 Laptop Review: A fight for the hegemony of business laptops

AMD or Intel? AMD has been intensifying its competition with Intel recently, as increasingly more Ryzen-powered laptops have been appearing on the market lately. Lenovo has introduced AMD and Intel-powered versions of its 13.3-inch ThinkPad X39 series, the AMD version of which will be the focus of our review. The ThinkPad X390 impressed in our recent review, so how does the AMD-powered X395 do? Read on to find out whether it outdid the X390, along with the advantages and disadvantages of both models.
AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 3300U | AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 | 13.3" | 1.3 kg
Christian Hintze, Tue, 15 Oct 2019 23:57:00 +0200
Prices for the 1 TB PCIe 4.0 SSDs are expected to drop below US$200 this November. (Source: Gigabyte)

1 TB PCIe 4.0 NVMe SSDs get considerable price slashes, now available for only US$200

Even though it might be a short-lived standard, the PCIe 4.0 is slowly seeing more adoption, and the latest price cuts for the NVMe 4.0 SSDs should certainly make things more affordable for AMD users who want to pair their Ryzen 3...
Bogdan Solca, Tue, 15 Oct 2019 15:22:00 +0200
AMD Zen 3 will bring in further improvements to IPC and clocks. (Source: PCGamesN)

Rumor | Intel should be worried again: AMD Zen 3 IPC gains rumored to be greater than 8% with up to 200 MHz increase in clocks compared to Zen 2

The AMD Zen 3 microarchitecture is expected to debut sometime in 2020 and going by recent rumors, it could offer IPC gains up to 8% (possibly, more) and up to 200 MHz faster clocks. Zen 3 will also offer 8 cores per chiplet with 3...
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Sun, 13 Oct 2019 15:57:00 +0200
The Ryzen 9 3900 and Ryzen 5 3500X CPUs are available only for OEMs. (Source: Tom's Hardware)

AMD launches Ryzen 9 3900 and Ryzen 5 3500X CPUs

Both CPUs feature a 65 W TDP and support 24/16 PCIe 4 lanes. The Ryzen 9 3900 comes with 12 cores and 24 threads clocked at 3.1 GHz (4.3 GHz boost) and integrates 70 MB total cache memory, while the Ryzen 5 3500X gets only 6 cores...
Bogdan Solca, Wed, 09 Oct 2019 16:01:00 +0200
This Sony PlayStation 5 dev-kit design looks to be real deal. (Source: LetsGoDigital)

Sony confirms PlayStation 5 launch for holiday 2020, hardware-level ray tracing, configurable game installs, and DualShock 5 controller with haptic feedback incoming

Sony has officially confirmed its next-gen console — it will be called the PlayStation 5 and is slated to launch in holiday 2020. Sony also opened up on a few aspects of the console including support for hardware-level ray tracing...
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Wed, 09 Oct 2019 10:34:00 +0200
Atari VCS console (Ataribox) lead architect Rob Wyatt resigns from project, claims non-payment for six months

Atari VCS console (Ataribox) lead architect Rob Wyatt resigns from project, claims non-payment for six months

Rob Wyatt, the lead architect behind the Atari VCS console, officially resigned from the project on Friday, October 4th. Citing non-payment from Atari for six months, Wyatt's company Tin Giant, which was contracted to help design ...
Sam Medley, Tue, 08 Oct 2019 18:55:00 +0200
Image via AMD

AMD reveals details on upcoming Zen 3 "Milan" and Zen 4 "Genoa" EPYC server CPU architectures

AMD recently unveiled a roadmap for its EPYC line of server-grade CPUs. The Zen 3 ("Milan") and Zen 4 ("Genoa") EPYC CPUs look like they will continue to pressure Intel's enterprise business. While Milan looks more like a refineme...
Sam Medley, Tue, 08 Oct 2019 05:00:00 +0200
Walmart exclusive Motile laptops now shipping with THX spatial audio, 1080p displays, and AMD Ryzen 5 3500U for only $600 (Source: Walmart)

Walmart exclusive Motile laptops now shipping with THX spatial audio, 1080p displays, and AMD Ryzen 5 3500U for only $600

Walmart has partnered with THX to offer an inexpensive laptop powered by the latest mid-range AMD Ryzen CPUs. The model sports both narrow bezels and an aluminum chassis which are uncommon features at this price range.
Allen Ngo, Fri, 04 Oct 2019 20:27:00 +0200
The new microcode is expected to bring fixes and improvements for the entire Ryzen CPU family. (Source: MSI)

AMD Ryzen CPUs to get microcode update with 100+ improvements this November

Expected to be released in early November via BIOS updates from all mobo manufacturers, the new CPU microcode is said to bring needed fixes, stability improvements and even new features to all Ryzen 3000 processors, as well as to ...
Bogdan Solca, Fri, 04 Oct 2019 15:38:00 +0200
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 14API Review: Ryzen 5 raises the bar

81% Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 14API Review: Ryzen 5 raises the bar

Decent home convertible. Lenovo's IdeaPad Flex 14API features a Ryzen 5 APU, dual-channel RAM, and an NVMe SSD. In addition to finger input, its IPS touchscreen display also supports the optional Lenovo Active Pen 2.
AMD Ryzen 5 3500U | AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 | 14" | 1.7 kg
Sascha Mölck, Thu, 03 Oct 2019 22:38:40 +0200
Lenovo Ideapad Flex 14API Review: Ryzen 5 raises the bar

Lenovo Ideapad Flex 14API convertible with good performance

Lenovo’s Ideapad Flex 14API is equipped with a Ryzen 5 APU, dual-channel RAM, and an NVMe SSD. Its IPS touchscreen supports the Lenovo Active Pen 2. Unfortunately, the display turned out to be one of the Flex 14’s major weaknesses...
Sascha Mölck, Thu, 03 Oct 2019 22:36:00 +0200
No HDMI or Thunderbolt yet again: Microsoft Surface Laptop is being stingy on connectivity and now it's really starting to show (Image source: Microsoft)

No HDMI or Thunderbolt yet again: Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 is being stingy on connectivity and now it's really starting to show

Be prepared to carry around a bunch of adapters if you plan on buying the latest Surface Laptop. The newest models haven't improved upon one of the weakest aspects of the Surface Laptop 2 series to make alternatives like the Dell ...
Allen Ngo, Thu, 03 Oct 2019 17:05:00 +0200
The Surface Laptop 3 comes with a custom AMD Ryzen Microsoft Surface Edition Zen+ APU. (Source: AMD)

AMD Ryzen 5 3580U and Ryzen 7 3780U with an extra CU constitute the semi-custom AMD Ryzen Microsoft Surface Edition series

AMD and Microsoft have collaborated to create the AMD Ryzen Microsoft Surface Edition processor — a Zen+ APU custom-built for the new 15-inch Surface Laptop 3. The Ryzen Microsoft Surface Edition constitutes two SKUs — Ryzen 5 358...
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Thu, 03 Oct 2019 09:17:00 +0200
The legal disputes between the two foundries could affect a considerable portion of the global semiconductor supply. (Source: WCCFTech)

TSMC countersues GlobalFoundries

TSMC strikes back with a "retaliatory litigation", claiming that GlobalFoundries infringed on 25 of its patents that include FinFET designs for the 40 through 12 nm nodes. Unlike GlobalFoundries who sued TSMC's fab-less companies ...
Bogdan Solca, Wed, 02 Oct 2019 16:09:00 +0200
AMD could seriously ramp up performance with the ability of Zen 3 to process four threads simultaneously per core. (Source: AMD)

Rumor: AMD Zen 3 architecture could run four threads per core

The x86 architecture has been hitting something of a wall lately but AMD looks like it could be set to inject it with a fresh breath of life. According to the rumor mill, the company has finalized the Zen 3 design and it introduce...
Sanjiv Sathiah, Sun, 29 Sep 2019 05:26:00 +0200
Lenovo ThinkPad T495s Review: The AMD business laptop is good, but the fan is annoying

88% Lenovo ThinkPad T495s Review: The AMD business laptop is good, but the fan is annoying

More affordable is better? The ThinkPad T495s with the Ryzen 7 Pro 3700U is a serious alternative to the Intel-based T490s. The price in particular makes the device very interesting, since there are not many compromises compared to the Intel model.
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 3700U | AMD Radeon RX Vega 10 | 14" | 1.3 kg
Andreas Osthoff, Wed, 25 Sep 2019 16:42:51 +0200
The Acer Nitro 5 series features affordable gaming laptops. (Image source: Shopee)

Update | Acer Nitro 5 laptops appear on retailer website with AMD Ryzen 5 3550U APUs

A Southeast Asian retail website has listed two Acer Nitro 5 laptops sporting AMD Ryzen 5 3550U processors. The new APU has been mentioned on various sites in the past but has not been made official by the red team yet. It’s expec...
Daniel R Deakin, Tue, 24 Sep 2019 23:44:46 +0200
HP ProBook 455R G6

80% HP ProBook 455R G6 Laptop Review: Better battery life thanks to Zen+

Improved multi-core performance too. The improved Zen+ cores of Raven Ridge APUs promise lower power consumption while also delivering slightly higher clock speeds than their predecessors. At first glance, the HP ProBook 455R G6 should also benefit from these innovations, which is reason enough for us to check how the business laptop compares against its predecessor. Read on to find out how this Ryzen 5 3500U 15.6-inch laptop performs in our tests.
AMD Ryzen 5 3500U | AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 | 15.6" | 2 kg
Mike Wobker, Tue, 24 Sep 2019 19:12:12 +0200
The AMD Ryzen 3000 series third-generation Threadripper will launch in November. (Image source: AMD)

AMD will release the 16-core Ryzen 9 3950X and first 24-core Ryzen 3000 Threadripper processors in November

AMD has officially stated that the Ryzen 9 3950X desktop processor and the next generation of Ryzen Threadripper chips will be launched in November. Although some will be disappointed about the delay of the 16-core Matisse CPU, ot...
Daniel R Deakin, Sat, 21 Sep 2019 00:45:00 +0200
The Microsoft Surface Laptop 2 was released in October 2018. (Image source: Microsoft)

New tip suggests Microsoft Surface device will come with AMD's Ryzen 5 3550U and Ryzen 7 3750U processors

An interesting tip from a well-known leaker has seemingly revealed which AMD processors could find their way into Microsoft Surface devices in the not too distant future. It’s expected the new Surface Laptop 3 will be configured w...
Daniel R Deakin, Fri, 20 Sep 2019 23:42:00 +0200
Lenovo V155-15API

75% Lenovo V155 Review: Budget laptop turns out as a storage giant

Optical drive optional. Lenovo advertises the V155 as a productivity platform for businesses. But a first glance at the notebook shows that buyers are looking at a device in one of the lower price ranges. Apart from this impression, our test reveals the real performance of the V155.
AMD Ryzen 5 3500U | AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 | 15.6" | 2.2 kg
Mike Wobker, Fri, 20 Sep 2019 03:06:07 +0200
Lenovo ThinkPad E495 Laptop Review: Inexpensive office device with a lot of power, but without keyboard illumination

84% Lenovo ThinkPad E495 Laptop Review: Inexpensive office device with a lot of power, but without keyboard illumination

The AMD ThinkPad is slowed down in terms of equipment. The ThinkPad E495 offers more power than the Intel equivalent with its AMD Ryzen SoC, but the low-priced laptop is unnecessarily slowed down by the manufacturer in terms of equipment.
AMD Ryzen 5 3500U | AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 | 14" | 1.8 kg
Andreas Osthoff, Thu, 19 Sep 2019 08:22:00 +0200

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