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The Apple M1 processor has made an impressive showing on PassMark. (Image source: Apple/PassMark - edited)

Apple M1 silicon upsets the establishment by skipping past the AMD Ryzen 7 5800X and coming close to Intel Core i7-11700K single-thread performance on PassMark

The Apple M1 SoC, also frequently known as Apple Silicon, has made a ground-breaking entry into PassMark’s CPU Mark chart for single-thread performance. The Apple M1’s rating placed it above the AMD Ryzen 7 5800X and nipping at th...
Daniel R Deakin, Sat, 06 Mar 2021 23:41:00 +0100
The Zen 3-based AMD EPYC Milan series could be launched in March. (Image source: AMD/Metro - edited)

AMD EPYC 7713 multi-core Milan monster takes the Ryzen Threadripper 3990X by +73% and the Intel Xeon W-3175X by +100% on Geekbench

The 64-core, 128-thread AMD EPYC 7713 Milan server processor has appeared on Geekbench and produced a multi-core result that has put the competition to the sword. The 64-core Ryzen Threadripper 3990X and, understandably, the 28-co...
Daniel R Deakin, Sat, 06 Mar 2021 21:17:00 +0100
The Intel Core i7-11700K has blown away the competition on UserBenchmark. (Image source: Intel/UserBenchmark - edited)

Record-breaking Intel Core i7-11700K blows away the AMD Ryzen 9 5900X and Ryzen 9 5950X in single-core and multi-core testing - but this is on UserBenchmark

The Intel Core i7-11700K has made an incredible impact at a highly contentious synthetic benchmark site. The Rocket Lake-S part has outscored the AMD Ryzen 9 5950X in multi-core tests and has achieved a record average benchmark pe...
Daniel R Deakin, Thu, 04 Mar 2021 21:22:00 +0100
Apple M1 shows excellent single-core performance leads in comparison with the Ryzen 9 5980HS. (Image Source: Apple)

Apple M1 proves its mettle once again, beats the AMD Ryzen 9 5980HS and Intel Core i9-10980HK handsomely in native single-core tests

We compared the Apple M1's performance in CPU benchmarks against the AMD Ryzen 9 5980HS in the Asus ROG Flow X13, the Core i9-10980HK, and the Core i7-1185G7 and found that native benchmarks such as Cinebench R23 and Geekbench 5.3...
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Thu, 04 Mar 2021 10:58:00 +0100
Lenovo V15-ADA 82C7009SGE

77% Lenovo V15-ADA Laptop Review: Not with this display

TN panel with a subpar contrast ratio. The distinguishing features of any entry-level notebook are a low price tag and simple hardware. Such devices are primarily intended for work. However, the screen of the V15 is not really fit for purpose. Read our review to learn more about the Lenovo laptop.
AMD Athlon Gold 3150U | AMD Radeon RX Vega 3 | 15.60" | 1.9 kg
Mike Wobker, Wed, 03 Mar 2021 23:29:00 +0100
AMD has taken more processor usage share away from Intel. (Image source: AMD/Intel/Warner Bros. - edited)

AMD processor usage share maintains an upward trajectory in Steam's February survey but Intel could soon fight back with Rocket Lake

Steam has published its Hardware & Software Survey for February and AMD has managed to gain further processor usage share from Intel. However, while things look rosy for AMD at the moment, the supply situation could give the upcom...
Daniel R Deakin, Wed, 03 Mar 2021 19:30:00 +0100
Two new Dell G5 15 variants are reportedly in the works

Dell G5 15 variant featuring an Intel Core i5-10200H spotted online; AMD Ryzen 7 5800H and GeForce RTX 3060 version in the works too

Two new Dell G5 15 gaming laptop variants have been found online. The first one is called the Dell G5 15 5510 and it features an Intel Core i5-10200H processor and a GeForce GTX 1650, which will allegedly retail for US$899. On th...
Anil Satyanarayana, Wed, 03 Mar 2021 13:59:00 +0100
The new Alienware m15 Ryzen Edition laptops appear to be replacing the m15 R3 lineup. (Image Source: Dell)

Dell rumored to launch Alienware m15 Ryzen Edition gaming laptops with up to an AMD R9 5900HX APU and RTX 3070 mobile GPU

AMD seems to be convincing more and more laptop OEMs to include Ryzen options across all price points, especially with the launch of the new Ryzen 5000 APUs. Even Dell is now rumored to include Ryzen APU options with the launch of...
Bogdan Solca, Thu, 25 Feb 2021 17:06:00 +0100
The Intel Core i9-11900K was pitted against the AMD Ryzen 9 5950X. (Image source: @ryanshrout - edited)

Intel teases i9-11900K's +11% lead over AMD Ryzen 9 5950X in PCMark 10 benchmark and a new CPU-Z run confirms the Rocket Lake chip's position as a single-core sovereign

Intel has shared a PCMark 10 storage performance benchmark result for the i9-11900K that shows the upcoming Rocket Lake-S chip ahead of the AMD Ryzen 9 5950X by +11%. Additionally, a new CPU-Z result for the Intel Core i9-11900K h...
Daniel R Deakin, Thu, 25 Feb 2021 12:58:00 +0100
The Rocket Lake Intel Core i9-11900K has truly taken off with these latest Geekbench results. (Image source: Intel/Geekbench/SpaceQuotations - edited)

Phenomenal Intel Core i9-11900K turns the tables on the AMD Ryzen 7 5800X on Geekbench 4 while also hitting a new single-core high on Geekbench 5

The Intel Core i9-11900K has been proving its processing chops on both Geekbench 4 and Geekbench 5. On the former, the i9-11900K actually managed to reverse a typical result overview with the Ryzen 7 5800X, while on the latter the...
Daniel R Deakin, Wed, 24 Feb 2021 11:35:00 +0100
The Asus ROG Strix G15 has a lot of graphics performance to offer with the GeForce RTX 3070

The Asus ROG Strix G15 has a lot of graphics performance to offer with the GeForce RTX 3070

The Asus ROG Strix G15 is one of the latest gaming laptops equipped with an RTX 3000 GPU and a Ryzen 5000 CPU. The combination promises high performance that can be used optimally in games with the 300 Hz display. In the test, the...
Marius S., Wed, 24 Feb 2021 02:03:00 +0100
Lenovo ThinkPad X13 Gen 2 gets upgraded to the latest from Intel and AMD. (Image Source: Lenovo)

Lenovo ThinkPad X13 Gen 2 launched with Intel Tiger Lake and AMD Ryzen 5000 options featuring 16:10 displays, Wi-Fi 6e, and optional 5G

Lenovo has introduced an upgraded ThinkPad X13 Gen 2. This year, we get to see internal upgrades to both Intel Tiger Lake and AMD Ryzen 5000 platforms. The new ThinkPad X13 Gen 2 offers 16:10 display options, Wi-Fi 6e, optional 5G...
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Tue, 23 Feb 2021 16:02:00 +0100
New Lenovo ThinkPad T14s Gen 2 stays with 16:9 & adopts 1.5 mm travel keyboards

New Lenovo ThinkPad T14s Gen 2 stays with 16:9 & adopts 1.5 mm travel keyboards, new aluminum option

The Lenovo ThinkPad T14s Gen 1 was one of the best business laptops of 2020. The successor Lenovo ThinkPad T14s Gen 2 does introduce a new design as well as a platform update with AMD Ryzen 5000 and Intel Tiger Lake, but it still ...
Benjamin Herzig, Tue, 23 Feb 2021 15:00:00 +0100
The Intel Core i9-11900KF vs Ryzen 7 5800X comparison boils down to core performance and power differences. (Image source: Intel/AMD/TechSpot - edited)

Single-core vs multi-core: Latest Intel Core i9-11900KF Geekbench run shows improvement but it's the same old story as the AMD Ryzen 7 5800X offers multi-core magnificence

The Intel Core i9-11900KF has taken another trip to Geekbench where it has managed a stronger performance in the multi-core test. However, the result when compared to the AMD Ryzen 7 5800X will leave desktop PC builders trying to ...
Daniel R Deakin, Tue, 23 Feb 2021 10:36:00 +0100
Asus ROG Strix G15 G513QR laptop review: AMD and Nvidia combined

85% Asus ROG Strix G15 G513QR laptop review: AMD and Nvidia combined

RTX 3070 unleashed. The Asus ROG Strix G15 is one of the latest gaming laptops equipped with an RTX 3000 GPU and a Ryzen 5000 CPU. The combination promises high performance that can be used optimally in games with the 300 Hz display. However, what makes the G15 stand out from all other new gaming laptops? You can find out about that and much more in our review.
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU | 15.60" | 2.3 kg
Marius Schell, Mon, 22 Feb 2021 02:03:00 +0100
It has been rumored that AMD's Ryzen 7000 Zen 4-based series will be called Phoenix. (Image source: AMD/TowardsDataScience - edited)

Ryzen 7000 rumors start flying as "Phoenix" is revealed as AMD's likely Zen 4 successor to Rembrandt

It has been reported that “Phoenix” is the codename for the AMD series of chips that will eventually manifest into the Zen 4-based Ryzen 7000 mobile APUs. Unsurprisingly, rumors about AMD Phoenix have already started flying, with ...
Daniel R Deakin, Sun, 21 Feb 2021 10:09:00 +0100
The Intel Core i9-11900KF got stuck in the deep end when it came to multi-core performance. (Image source: Intel/Showbiz - edited)

Intel Core i9-11900KF plunges past 5 GHz on Geekbench but multi-core cramp leaves it out of its depth against AMD's Ryzen 7 5800X and Ryzen 9 5900X

An Intel Core i9-11900KF processor from the Rocket Lake series has been spotted on Geekbench, where it managed a maximum frequency over 5 GHz. However, despite its fast clock rate, the single-core performance result left the i9-11...
Daniel R Deakin, Sat, 20 Feb 2021 09:52:00 +0100
Staying secure in the new normal: How AMD Ryzen Pro processors ensure 24x7 protection for your critical data

Staying secure in the new normal: How AMD Ryzen Pro processors ensure 24x7 protection for your critical data

Security sans compromise. With remote working becoming the norm across the world, particularly in Nordic nations, the need for 24x7 data security has never been higher. AMD RyzenTM Pro processors based on the acclaimed Zen architecture offer a dedicated AMD Secure Processor that enables full-stack, multi-layered security spanning from the initial firmware all the way to the OS while also addressing the hitherto unmet need for complete memory encryption. This article takes a closer look at how AMD Ryzen Pro processors help protect your critical business data. (Sponsored article)
Fri, 19 Feb 2021 10:17:00 +0100
Gateway Creator 15.6 with Ryzen 5 4600H and GeForce GTX 1650 graphics is as fast as the Dell XPS 15, costs almost half the price at $600 USD (Source: Walmart)

Deal | Gateway Creator 15.6 with Ryzen 5 4600H and GeForce GTX 1650 graphics is as fast as the Dell XPS 15, costs almost half the price at $600 USD

A fairly capable performance laptop for an entry-level price. The Gateway Creator 15.6 includes a Ryzen H-series CPU, GeForce GPU, and even a high refresh rate 120 Hz IPS display for a performance level that's similar to many flag...
Allen Ngo, Thu, 18 Feb 2021 02:30:00 +0100
The upgradeable PN50 mini PC. (Source: Asus)

An apparent successor to the Asus PN50 mini PC turns up on a Scandinavian website pre-launch with the Ryzen 7 5700U

Asus launched the PN50 mini PC with Ryzen 4000 processors in 2020. Now, a device described as the bare-bones version of its successor, the PN51, has appeared on the website ProShop. According to this listing, its chassis has not c...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Wed, 17 Feb 2021 22:13:00 +0100
This fanless setup could use some more undervolting. (Image Source: Turemetal)

Fanless RTX 3080 spotted inside a silent mini PC build

The passively-cooled Asus TUF RTX 3080 GPU was tested in Furmark along with a Ryzen 5 5600X and the results were a bit sketchy. While the CPU was running at 40 degrees Celsius during the Furmark test, the GPU peaked at 87 degrees...
Bogdan Solca, Wed, 17 Feb 2021 19:14:00 +0100
The AMD EPYC 7643 server CPU can offer 48 cores and 96 threads for processing workloads. (Image source: AMD/TechRepublic - edited)

AMD EPYC 7643 Milan server chip uses its 48 cores to generate an amazing Geekbench 5 multi-core result that easily keeps pace with the 64-core Ryzen Threadripper 3990X

The 48-core AMD EPYC 7643 Zen 3 server processor has made another appearance on Geekbench, turning up on version 5 of the synthetic benchmark. The Milan chip pulled out a gigantic multi-core score of 33,348 points that puts it +33...
Daniel R Deakin, Wed, 17 Feb 2021 10:34:00 +0100
The new Prometheus XVIII comes with extensive tweaking options for CPU PL, custom power and fan profiles, GPU wattage etc. (Image Source: Eluktronics)

Eluktronics Prometheus XVII: desktop-level performance with AMD Ryzen 5000H and mobile RTX 3080 at under 1-inch thickness

The new Prometheus XVII gaming laptop series comes with advanced features like the enhanced thermal design that supports overclocked Ryzen 7 5800H processors coupled with 150 W RTX 3080 mobile GPUs. All inside a 0.98-inch thick ch...
Bogdan Solca, Tue, 16 Feb 2021 16:16:00 +0100
2021 Asus Zephyrus G14 with Ryzen 9 5900HS CPU, GeForce RTX 3060 GPU, 144 Hz 1080p display, and 1 TB PCIe SSD now available for $1500 USD (Source: Best Buy)

Deal | 2021 Asus Zephyrus G14 with Ryzen 9 5900HS CPU, GeForce RTX 3060 GPU, 144 Hz 1080p display, and 1 TB PCIe SSD now available for $1500 USD

The second generation Zephyrus G14 packs even more power than the original model alongside an updated 144 Hz display to replace last year's 120 Hz option. The performance-per-watt and performance-per-volume should be some of the h...
Allen Ngo, Tue, 16 Feb 2021 00:15:00 +0100
The Intel Core i7-11700 processor has a 16 MB L3 cache. (Image source: Intel)

Rocket Lake i7-11700 helps Intel secure the single-core performance crown for now as it crushes the i7-10700K and overtakes the AMD Ryzen 7 5800X at 4.88 GHz on Geekbench

An Intel Core i7-11700 has passed through Geekbench testing with flying colors, hitting 4.8 GHz and recording an incredible single-core performance score that easily surpasses the i7-10700K and just squeezes past the AMD Ryzen 7 5...
Daniel R Deakin, Sat, 13 Feb 2021 13:29:00 +0100
AMD could finally break the 5.0 GHz barrier. (Image Source: PC Wale on YouTube)

Updated | AMD rumored to break the 5 GHz boost barrier with improved Zen 3 CPUs, announcement coming next week

The upcoming Rocket Lake desktop CPUs can reach 5.3 GHz boost clocks and Intel hopes to reclaim the single-core crown, but it looks like AMD is ready to announce a countermove that could essentially render the whole Rocket Lake la...
Bogdan Solca, Fri, 12 Feb 2021 17:13:00 +0100
AMD Ryzen Zen 3+ Warhol could launch in Q4 2021. (Image Source: AMD)

AMD Ryzen Zen 3+ Warhol likely to launch in Q4 2021, modest IPC bump on the anvil to take on Intel Alder Lake-S

AMD will have a refresh to the current Zen 3 Vermeer Ryzen 5000 CPUs in the form of Zen 3+ Warhol some time in Q4 2021. Warhol will largely retain the existing Zen 3 feature set but is slated to offer a slight IPC bump in order to...
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Thu, 11 Feb 2021 10:11:00 +0100
Zen 4 and Zen 5 should bulldoze the competition. (Image source: AMD/Freepik - edited)

Zen 4 rumor bulldozer smashes Zen 3 with alleged +25% IPC uplift, +40% total gains, and potential delivery of 5 GHz on all cores while AMD's Zen 5 will be even more spectacular

Incredible rumors concerning AMD’s Zen 4 and Zen 5 microarchitectures have been shared that suggest impressive generational gains. Zen 4 will apparently offer +25% IPC gains, +40% overall performance, and it may also bring all-cor...
Daniel R Deakin, Tue, 09 Feb 2021 12:54:00 +0100
The ConceptD 7 Ezel Pro. (Source: Acer)

Acer's latest financial figures are among its best for eight years

Acer has released its latest consolidated financial report, which covers January 2021. It includes revenues that are its highest "for the same period" since 2013. This performance is based on solid year-on-year (YoY) growth for th...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Mon, 08 Feb 2021 20:22:00 +0100
The Intel Core i9-11900K has shown up once again on Geekbench

Intel Core i9-11900K blazes past the AMD Ryzen 9 5950X in Geekbench single-core test

The upcoming Intel Core i9-11900K managed to best the AMD Ryzen 9 5950X on Geekbench's single-core benchmark. The 14nm Rocket Lake processor managed to net single-core scores of 1,905, 1,902 and 1,895. Its clock speed hovered arou...
Anil Satyanarayana, Sun, 07 Feb 2021 08:34:00 +0100
Comes with a 17-inch screen and AMD technology: The MSI Alpha 17

MSI Alpha 17: The mid-range gaming laptop with AMD technology

The MSI Alpha 17 with an AMD CPU and GPU is worth a closer look for price-conscious laptop gamers. Not only is the price right but also the performance of the 17-inch gaming laptop.
Mike Wobker, Sat, 06 Feb 2021 17:35:00 +0100
The 2021 Legion 5 Pro. (Source: Lenovo)

Lenovo posts a specs-ref for the new Legion 5 Pro ahead of its release

Lenovo announced that the Legion 5 Pro will be updated in 2021 with Ryzen 5000 silicon, RTX 30-series graphics and a 16:10 display. A Google-cached product specs reference let slip by the company ahead of its March release seems t...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Thu, 04 Feb 2021 20:14:00 +0100
MSI Alpha 17 A4DEK

83% MSI Alpha 17 gaming laptop in review: With a Ryzen 7 and Radeon RX 5600M

All-AMD gaming laptop. With the 17-inch Alpha 17, MSI gives gamers a gaming laptop that isn't powered by Intel technology. Both the CPU and the graphics card come from AMD and will have to show what they can do in our test.
AMD Ryzen 7 4800H | AMD Radeon RX 5600M | 17.30" | 2.6 kg
Mike Wobker, Thu, 04 Feb 2021 17:35:00 +0100
AMD has made gains against Intel in January's Steam survey results. (Image source: AMD/Intel/Steam - edited)

Fast Ryzen 5000 CPUs and cheap Ryzen 3000 chips right some wrongs as Steam's January survey reveals a new high for AMD against Intel in processor usage share

Steam has published its hardware and software survey for January 2021 and there are certainly some differences in comparison to the previous month in terms of processor usage and share. AMD has achieved its highest share against I...
Daniel R Deakin, Wed, 03 Feb 2021 09:33:00 +0100
Lenovo Yoga 6 13 2-in-1 convertible with AMD Ryzen 5 Pro, 256 GB NVMe SSD, and 8 GB of RAM is down to $550 USD (Image source: Best Buy)

Deal | Lenovo Yoga 6 13 2-in-1 convertible with AMD Ryzen 5 Pro, 256 GB NVMe SSD, and 8 GB of RAM is down to $550 USD

The aluminum-clad Lenovo convertible may be designed for businesses, but it works just as well for home users, too. It'll be tough to find another 13.3-inch convertible as light as this one with the same CPU and for the same price...
Allen Ngo, Tue, 02 Feb 2021 04:43:00 +0100
AMD EPYC Milan will offer higher boosts than EPYC Rome. (Image Source: AMD)

AMD Zen 3 EPYC Milan leak reveals nomenclature and specs, up to 200 MHz higher boosts compared to EPYC Rome

A new leak pertaining to AMD's upcoming EPYC Milan server lineup has revealed more information about the processor's naming scheme and also a list of SKUs that are like to launch in the coming weeks. The Milan lineup will start wi...
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Mon, 01 Feb 2021 16:03:00 +0100
Intel is back to dominating PassMark's single-thread chart again. (Image source: PassMark/Intel - edited)

Intel Core i9-11900K and i7-11700K keep Ryzen 5000 at bay as PassMark posts latest single-thread performance chart update

PassMark has recently updated its CPU Mark single-thread performance chart and two Rocket Lake chips in the forms of the Intel Core i9-11900K and i7-11700K occupy the top two positions. There was some resistance from Vermeer, espe...
Daniel R Deakin, Sun, 31 Jan 2021 08:16:00 +0100
Future AMD GPU/APU lines could be manufactured by Samsung

AMD could outsource some of its APU and GPU production to Samsung in the near future

According to an unverified rumour from a South Korean tech forum, AMD could shift some of its GPU/APU production to Samsung. AMD wants to ramp up production, but TSMC is unable to keep up due to prior commitments.
Anil Satyanarayana, Sat, 30 Jan 2021 15:03:00 +0100
An AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 5850U chip was tested inside an HP EliteBook 845 G8. (Image source: HP (G7 model)/AMD - edited)

AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 5850U in HP EliteBook 845 G8 laptop turns up on UserBenchmark as HP also accidentally reveals Ryzen 5 PRO 5650U model

An AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 5850U and Ryzen 5 PRO 5650U have made their first appearances thanks to a benchmark and a manufacturer. The Ryzen 7 PRO 5850U was spotted in an EliteBook 845 G8 laptop on UserBenchmark while it seems HP managed ...
Daniel R Deakin, Sat, 30 Jan 2021 11:06:00 +0100
The AYA NEO will be priced at US$699 for early bird backers. (Image source: @AYA_device)

Ryzen 4500U-powered AYA NEO Founder edition suffers a similar fate to that of the Smach Z as release date postponement is announced

The AYA NEO Founder edition handheld console has had its release date postponed until March 10. The development process has been hit by some issues, leaving the AYA NEO portable in a situation that eerily echoes the apparent demis...
Daniel R Deakin, Thu, 28 Jan 2021 10:28:00 +0100
The Legion 7i. (Source: Lenovo)

Deal | Lenovo US announces an "employee-discount" sale on Legion laptops, more

Lenovo's US webstore has begun what it calls a "You Pay What We Pay" event, which apparently entails the same kinds of discounts only normally available to the OEM's staff members. They include up to US$800 off an Intel 10th-gen L...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Wed, 27 Jan 2021 20:47:00 +0100
Acer Nitro 5 in 15 and 17 inches

Preview Acer Nitro 5 in 15- & 17-inch: Ryzen 5000H for gamers

A lot of processor, a lot of graphics? Ryzen 5000H accelerates and overtakes many a gaming machine with an Intel chip. However, the configuration with a responsive display and mass storage options is also appealing. We tested two pre-production models.
AMD Ryzen 5 5600H | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Mobile | 15.60" | 2.3 kg
Sebastian Jentsch, Wed, 27 Jan 2021 12:05:00 +0100
The Intel Core i7-11700 is part of the 14nm Rocket Lake 11th Gen series. (Image source: Intel/CreativeBloq - edited)

Intel Core i7-11700 wallops the i7-10700K by +21% in single-core test and even outpoints the AMD Ryzen 7 5800X - but it was via UserBenchmark

The Intel Core i7-11700 has been spotted producing an enormous single-core score on a synthetic benchmark site. The Rocket Lake-S chip outpaced the i7-10700K by quite a margin and even scored higher than the maximum result for the...
Daniel R Deakin, Wed, 27 Jan 2021 08:34:00 +0100
Not really something innovative, but Lenovo could be the first one to mass-produce this solution. (Image Source: Weibo)

Lenovo demonstrates NVMe M.2 alternative to Thunderbolt for high-end external desktop GPUs on AMD-based notebooks

AMD's support for USB4 and Thunderbolt is scheduled to arrive in early 2022, and, until then, laptop OEMs are trying out alternatives. One solution would be to implement a new type of connector, like Asus has done on its new ROG F...
Bogdan Solca, Tue, 26 Jan 2021 17:38:00 +0100
AMD Ryzen 5000H

AMD Cezanne benchmarks: Ryzen 5000H 45-watt APUs with Zen 3

Ryzen trumps again. With eight cores based on the Zen 3 architecture and a Vega graphics unit, AMD wants to take the lead in the 35/45-watt range with the Cezanne APUs. Our verdict: The Ryzen 5000H series is impressive.
Sebastian Jentsch, Tue, 26 Jan 2021 15:41:00 +0100
AMD Zen 3 Ryzen 5000 Cezanne brings the goodness of Zen 3 desktop to mobile. (Image Source: AMD)

AMD Zen 3 Cezanne Ryzen 5000 Mobile architecture deep dive — Improvements across SoC, cache topology, and power efficiency promise a great mobile experience

Welcome refinement. AMD's Zen 3 Ryzen 5000 Mobile APUs promise significant improvements in single and multi-core performance, reduced latency, and improved power efficiency compared to Ryzen 4000 Mobile. Zen 3 uses the same SoC topology as Zen 2 to enable drop-in compatibility with existing designs. We take a look at the architecture changes in Zen 3 Mobile that enable these refinements.
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Tue, 26 Jan 2021 15:00:00 +0100
GeForce RTX 30 series GPUs support DLSS and ray tracing. (Image source: Nvidia)

Dozens of GeForce RTX 30 series laptops from Asus, MSI, and Gigabyte listed by UK retailer: Prices from £998.99 (US$1,367) with Ryzen 5000 and Tiger Lake options available

Fifty gaming laptops featuring Nvidia GeForce RTX 30 series GPUs from major vendors such as Asus, MSI, and Gigabyte have been listed on the Scan website. Many feature Ryzen 5000 APUs and there are a couple of Tiger Lake H-35 optio...
Daniel R Deakin, Sun, 24 Jan 2021 10:50:00 +0100
The 2021 Asus TUF Dash F15 can also be configured with an i5-11300H or i7-11370H. (Image source: Asus/Intel - edited)

Intel Core i7-11375H in Asus TUF Dash F15 shows no fear of Ryzen 5000 H-series as 5.0 GHz boost helps it to single-core mastery +24% higher than the i7-10750H

An Intel Core i7-11375H (Tiger Lake-H35) has appeared on Geekbench in an Asus TUF Dash F15 gaming laptop. The i7-11375H was measured reaching a clock rate of 5.0 GHz and produced a single-core score that beats out the i7-10750H by...
Daniel R Deakin, Sun, 24 Jan 2021 07:36:00 +0100
The HP ProBook x360 435 G8 can be configured with up to 32 GB DDR4-3200 SDRAM. (Image source: HP)

Ryzen 3 5400U APU inside HP ProBook x360 435 G8 endures a false start against the AMD Ryzen 3 4300U on Geekbench but base clock performance gives a sign of things to come

The Zen 3-based AMD Ryzen 3 5400U has popped up on Geekbench as part of an HP ProBook x360 435 G8 laptop. The Cezanne Ryzen 5000 part is seemingly restricted to a maximum clock of 2.60 GHz, which leaves a mixed impression against ...
Daniel R Deakin, Sat, 23 Jan 2021 04:02:00 +0100
The Intel Core i9-11900K's price has been reported as €499.70 (US$604) without VAT. (Image source: TecLab)

Intel Core i9-11900K produces an ominous Geekbench single-core result that takes the i9-10900K by +32% and leaves the AMD Ryzen 7 5800X and Ryzen 9 5950X out of sight

A sample of the Intel Core i9-11900K has finally been unearthed on Geekbench and the Rocket Lake-S chip has produced a gigantic single-core score. Utilizing a Gigabyte Z490 Aorus Master board enabled the i9-11900K to score over +3...
Daniel R Deakin, Fri, 22 Jan 2021 08:54:00 +0100

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