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Offers a lot of performance and good battery life: The Honor MagicBook 15

Honor MagicBook 15: Longer battery life with Ryzen 5 4500U

After we recently took a look at the MagicBook 14 with AMD's Ryzen 5 4500U, it's now the MagicBook 15's turn. It reveals small and big improvements but also known weaknesses.
Mike Wobker, Fri, 15 Jan 2021 04:35:00 +0100
The Asus ROG Flow X13 and ROG XG Mobile dock will cost from US$2,999.99. (Image source: Asus)

AMD Ryzen 9 5900HS in Asus ROG Flow X13 makes restrained appearance on Geekbench and underperforms against the Ryzen 9 4900HS and Intel Core i7-1165G7

The Zen 3 Cezanne part AMD Ryzen 9 5900HS has been spotted on Geekbench as part of the fascinating Asus ROG Flow X13 2-in-1 laptop. However, the results don’t seem as high as could be expected, when the Ryzen 9 5900HS should be fl...
Daniel R Deakin, Thu, 14 Jan 2021 18:02:00 +0100
HP is among the first laptop OEMs to introduce Ryzen Pro 5000 APU options. (Image Source: HP)

CES 2021 | HP unveils EliteBook 805 G8 business laptop lineup with AMD Ryzen Pro 5000 APUs

HP introduces some of the first business laptops powered by AMD's Ryzen Pro 5000 APUs. The new EliteBook 805 G8 series comes with lightweight chassis and three sizes to choose from, including 13.3-inch, 14-inch and 15.6-inch. Thes...
Bogdan Solca, Thu, 14 Jan 2021 16:09:00 +0100
Asus ZenBook 13 UM325 features an OLED display and Ryzen 5000U APUs. (Image Source: Asus)

CES 2021 | Asus ZenBook 13 OLED and ZenBook 14 are among the thinnest laptops with AMD Ryzen 5000 Cezanne and Lucienne U-series APUs

Asus has released its new ZenBook 13 OLED UM325 and ZenBook 14 UM425 thin and light laptops. These ZenBooks differ primarily with respect to the display and available Ryzen 5000 APU options. While the ZenBook 13 OLED UM325 offers ...
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Thu, 14 Jan 2021 00:15:00 +0100
Asus ROG Strix Scar 17 features an unlocked Ryzen 9 5900HX with liquid metal. (Image Source: Asus)

CES 2021 | Asus ROG Strix Scar 17 ditches Comet Lake-H for an unlocked Ryzen 9 5900HX with liquid metal and RTX 3080 Mobile

Asus has upgraded its ROG Strix Scar 17 with AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX and RTX 3080 Mobile. Like all ROG models in 2021, the Scar 17 will use liquid metal as the thermal interface material for the CPU. The Scar 17 also features a 360 Hz ...
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Wed, 13 Jan 2021 23:19:00 +0100
Asus Chromebook Flip CM5 (CM5500) convertible (Source: Asus)

CES 2021 | Asus intros the Chromebook Flip CM5 (CM5500) with AMD Ryzen 5 3500C inside

The new Asus Chromebook Flip CM5 brings together a daring minimalist design and the AMD Ryzen platform (up to Ryzen 5 3500C) to deliver an excellent 15.6-inch tool for creativity. The list of specs and features includes Wi-Fi 6, u...
Codrut Nistor, Wed, 13 Jan 2021 19:00:00 +0100
Asus Zen AiO (2017 model) (Source: Asus)

CES 2021 | Asus reveals the Zen AiO 24 (M5401)

A new all-in-one from Asus is (almost) ready to hit the market, and what we will get is probably a new hardware setup for one of the existing designs. The Zen AiO 24 (M5401) uses various AMD Ryzen 5 processors and features up to a...
Codrut Nistor, Wed, 13 Jan 2021 19:00:00 +0100
Gigabyte Gaming A5 and A7. (Image Source: Gigabyte)

CES 2021 | Gigabyte says "Yes" to AMD with Gaming A5 and A7 laptops powered by Ryzen 5000H and RTX 3070 Mobile, also offers G5 and G7 featuring Core i7-10870H for "slashies"

Gigabyte has introduced new mid-range gaming laptops powered by both Intel Comet Lake-H and AMD Ryzen 5000H Zen 3 options. These laptops are aimed at the multi-tasking crowd that also likes to game. The Intel-based Gaming G5 and G...
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Wed, 13 Jan 2021 12:55:00 +0100
Honor MagicBook 15

85% Honor MagicBook 15 laptop in review: Inexpensive and powerful

Outgrowing the competition. With its AMD Ryzen 5 4500U, Honor offers the MagicBook 15 at an extremely low price while maintaining high performance. However, the laptop, which is very successful in many aspects, also has small quirks. We'll show you what those are in our review.
AMD Ryzen 5 4500U | AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 4000/5000) | 15.60" | 1.5 kg
Mike Wobker, Wed, 13 Jan 2021 04:35:00 +0100
Acer Aspire 5 features AMD Ryzen 5000U and Radeon RX 640. (Image Source: Acer)

CES 2021 | All-AMD Acer Aspire 5 features AMD Ryzen 5000U and Radeon RX 640 GPU for €499

Acer is offering an all-AMD Aspire 5 powered by AMD Ryzen 5000U APUs. The Aspire 5 is aimed at students, hobbyists, and bloggers and features the Radeon RX 640 dGPU for light graphic workloads.
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Tue, 12 Jan 2021 23:05:00 +0100
Acer Aspire 7 will feature Ryzen 5000 APUs. (Image Source: Acer)

CES 2021 | Acer's AMD sojourn continues with the Aspire 7: Ryzen 5000U and NVIDIA GTX 1650 on offer

Acer has introduced the Aspire 7 featuring Ryzen 5000U APUs and NVIDIA GTX 1650 graphics. The Aspire 7 features an FHD display that uses Acer Color Intelligence to adapt the display gamma and saturation in real time to deliver an ...
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Tue, 12 Jan 2021 22:39:00 +0100
Acer Nitro 5 features the latest from AMD and NVIDIA. (Image Source: Acer)

CES 2021 | Acer Nitro 5 upgraded to feature AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, NVIDIA RTX 3080 Mobile, and a 360 Hz display option

Acer has introduced a refreshed Nitro 5 with AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX and NVIDIA RTX 3080 Mobile internals. The Nitro 5 is also being offered with three display options, one of which includes a 360 Hz FHD panel.
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Tue, 12 Jan 2021 21:52:00 +0100
The Alienware Aurora Ryzen Edition R10 now supports Ryzen 5000 series CPUs. All Images via Dell/Alienware

CES 2021 | Dell refreshes Alienware Aurora Ryzen Edition R10 with the latest from AMD and Nvidia

The new Alienware Aurora Ryzen Edition R10 desktop PC brings Ryzen 5000 series CPUs to Alienware's desktop family. The machine can be configured with a number of AMD Ryzen 5000 CPUs as well as the newest GPUs from Nvidia and AMD.
Sam Medley, Tue, 12 Jan 2021 18:45:00 +0100
The new ThinkBook 14p and 16p models come with 16:10 screens and improved conferencing features. (Image Source: Lenovo)

CES 2021 | Lenovo announces ThinkBook 14p / 16p Gen2 business laptops with latest AMD APUs and next gen Nvidia RTX GPUs

Even though the spec sheets do not mention the exact processors, the ACH denomination added to the products names suggests that Lenovo is equipping these models with AMD's Ryzen 5000H processors. The 14p model does not get discret...
Bogdan Solca, Tue, 12 Jan 2021 18:00:00 +0100
AMD Ryzen 5000 series will now include 45 W+ options for elite laptops. (Image Source: AMD)

CES 2021 | AMD announces Ryzen 5000 mobile lineup, new HX series led by the Ryzen 9 5980HX available in overclockable 45 W+ TDP

AMD has taken the wraps off the much anticipated Ryzen 5000 mobile lineup based on Zen 3 Cezanne. The Ryzen 5000 series now includes a couple of HX SKUs that can be configured with TDPs above 45 W. AMD has also updated the H and H...
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Tue, 12 Jan 2021 18:00:00 +0100
AMD has added two new CPUs to the Ryzen 5000 "Vermeer" series. (Image source: AMD)

CES 2021 | OEM-only AMD Ryzen 7 5800 and Ryzen 9 5900 desktop processors bring extra gaming performance with a lower power requirement to the Zen 3 family

AMD has launched two new members of the Ryzen 5000 desktop processor family in the forms of the Ryzen 7 5800 and Ryzen 9 5900. Both CPUs have lower TDPs than their similarly named Zen 3 counterparts, and the Ryzen 9 5900 offers an...
Daniel R Deakin, Tue, 12 Jan 2021 18:00:00 +0100
The AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO series will soon be directly available to consumers. (Image source: AMD)

CES 2021 | AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3955WX, 3975WX, and 3995WX to go on store shelves soon; EPYC Milan processors vanquish Xeon Gold chips in forecasting comparison

AMD has announced that the Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3955WX, 3975WX, and 3995WX workstation processors will soon be available to private customers from major retailers. The Threadripper PRO chips offer from 16 cores to 64 cores and 3...
Daniel R Deakin, Tue, 12 Jan 2021 18:00:00 +0100
Rocket Lake-S prices and release date have yet to be officially revealed. (Image source: Intel/AMD - edited)

Rocket Lake-S vs Zen 3: Geekbench single-core charts headed by four Ryzen 5000 parts but the Intel Core i9-11900K and i7-11700K should rain on that parade

The Geekbench 5 processor benchmark chart for single-core performance is currently headed by four Zen 3 parts, with the AMD Ryzen 9 5950X leading the pack on an average score of 1,680. However, Rocket Lake-S CPUs like the Intel Co...
Daniel R Deakin, Tue, 12 Jan 2021 14:28:00 +0100
Intel Rocket Lake-S Core i9-11900K. (Image Source: Intel)

CES 2021 | 11th gen Rocket Lake-S Core i9 11900K challenges AMD Ryzen 9 5900X in gaming tests as Intel previews 11th gen 45 W Tiger Lake and Alder Lake

Intel showed off a preview of the Rocket Lake-S Core i9-11900K and compared its gaming performance against a PC powered by the AMD Ryzen 9 5900X. The performance improvements seem within the margin of error for now. Intel also bri...
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Mon, 11 Jan 2021 22:32:00 +0100
The Ryzen brand has been incredibly successful for AMD since it was launched in Q1 2017. (Image source: AMD/Ingebor - edited)

Huge AMD Ryzen 9 5950X and Ryzen 5 5600X sales combine with Matisse in Mindfactory report to leave Intel's Rocket Lake with a Sisyphean task

Latest sales data from Mindfactory has been compiled into a handful of charts and graphs that make for great reading for AMD, with both Matisse and Vermeer parts selling by the truckload. The AMD Ryzen 9 5950X and Ryzen 5 5600X jo...
Daniel R Deakin, Mon, 11 Jan 2021 13:28:00 +0100
The AMD Ryzen 7 5700G comes with integrated Radeon Vega graphics. (Image source: AMD/AndroidAuthority)

Ryzen 7 5700G boosting to 4.6 GHz offers unspectacular results on Geekbench compared to Ryzen 7 4700G but it's early days for the AMD desktop APU

An AMD Ryzen 7 5700G desktop APU has been spotted being tested on a Linux (Ubuntu) system on Geekbench 5. The Ryzen 7 5700G utilized an MSI MAG B550M Mortar motherboard and reached a boost clock of 4.66 GHz. However, the engineeri...
Daniel R Deakin, Mon, 11 Jan 2021 11:51:00 +0100
AMD Ryzen 7 5700G engineering sample. (Image Source: QQ via Videocardz)

AMD Ryzen 7 5700G Cezanne Zen 3 desktop APU ES leaks, shows decent leads over the Ryzen 7 3700X and Ryzen 7 4700G in single and multi-thread CPU-Z scores

An engineering sample of what seems to be an AMD Ryzen 7 5700G Cezanne Zen 3 APU has leaked on Chinese site QQ along with some initial CPU-Z numbers. These numbers show the Ryzen 7 5700G ES displaying considerable gains in single ...
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Sat, 09 Jan 2021 21:16:00 +0100
The first Ryzen 5000 desktop processors were released in November 2020. (Image source: AMD/PCGamer)

Leaked AMD Ryzen 9 5900 and Ryzen 7 5800 specs reveal high boost clocks with lower TDPs but good luck getting one as they might be OEM only

More Ryzen 5000 Vermeer Zen 3-based desktop processors from AMD have been leaked in the forms of the Ryzen 9 5900 and Ryzen 7 5800. Both chips seem to offer high boost clock rates at comparatively low TDPs; however, it has been su...
Daniel R Deakin, Sat, 09 Jan 2021 10:27:00 +0100
The A17 TUF Gaming was spotted pairing a GeForce RTX 3070 with a Ryzen 7 5800H (Image source: ASUS)

Romanian retailer lists GeForce RTX 3070 and Ryzen 7 5800H-powered ASUS TUF laptop at sub-US$1700 price point

Altex, a retailer from Romania, recently listed an ASUS TUF Gaming A17 laptop model configured with the GeForce RTX 3070, alongside the Ryzen 7 5800H, for less than US$1700.
Arjun Krishna Lal, Fri, 08 Jan 2021 17:09:00 +0100
The Ryzen 5000 mobile APUs could be officially announced in January at CES 2021. (Image source: AMD/PC Gamer)

Ryzen 7 5800U thin and light laptops should offer stellar single-core performance as AMD's Zen 3 APU scores higher than an Intel Core i9-10900K in CPU-Z

An AMD Ryzen 7 5800U has been delivering some curious results thanks to recently leaked CPU-Z and Cinebench benchmarks. Single-core and single-thread scores were incredible, to the point that the laptop Ryzen 7 5800U could even ou...
Daniel R Deakin, Fri, 08 Jan 2021 11:04:00 +0100
The Acer Chromebook Spin 514 is the first to be powered by AMD Ryzen 3000C Chromebook APUs. (Image Source: Acer)

CES 2021 | AMD Ryzen 3000C series APUs debut in the Acer Chromebook Spin 514 and its enterprise counterpart

Acer has introduced the Chromebook Spin 514 — the first Chromebook to be powered by AMD Ryzen 3000C series of Chromebook APUs. The Chromebook Spin 14 is offered in both consumer and Enterprise variants and sports a durable chassis...
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Thu, 07 Jan 2021 20:53:00 +0100
The Lenovo Yoga AIO 7 is powered by AMD Renoir H-series APUs and NVIDIA RTX 2060 graphics. (Image Source: Lenovo)

CES 2021 | Lenovo Yoga AIO 7 powered by AMD Renoir H-series and NVIDIA RTX 2060 also doubles-up as a standalone 4K smart TV

Lenovo has launched the Yoga AIO 7 desktop PC at CES 2021. The Yoga AIO 7, also known as Yoga 27 in China, is powered by AMD Renoir 4000 H-series APUs and the NVIDIA RTX 2060 GPU. The Yoga AIO 7 comes with built-in casting hardwar...
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Thu, 07 Jan 2021 19:07:00 +0100
The Lenovo IdeaPad 5 Pro 14-inch in Cloud Grey. The 16-inch model has a numpad. (Image Source: Lenovo)

CES 2021 | The Lenovo IdeaPad 5 Pro and 5i Pro are compelling media and light gaming machines with 2.5K 90/120Hz displays

While the Intel and AMD models share many of the same features, Lenovo uses the thermal headroom in the 16-inch IdeaPad 5 Pro to pair next-generation Ryzen and RTX chips. Users can switch between 60 Hz or higher 90 Hz (14-inch) an...
Craig Ward, Thu, 07 Jan 2021 15:00:00 +0100
It seems that AMD has plenty of Cezanne-based APUs to launch this year. (Image source: AMD)

The AMD Ryzen 7 5700G and Ryzen 9 5980HX emerge from the shadows in USB-IF listings

Cezanne APUs are almost upon us, and the USB-IF has offered a hint of what is to come from AMD this year. The company plans to release Cezanne-based desktop processors and a top-tier mobile chip called the Ryzen 9 5980HX.
Alex Alderson, Thu, 07 Jan 2021 14:00:00 +0100
The Mechrevo gaming laptop also comes with 32 GB RAM. (Image source: SMZDM)

AMD Ryzen 9 5900H in leaked Mechrevo laptop with GeForce RTX 30 GPU shows very promising synthetic benchmark improvements over Ryzen 9 4900HS and Intel Core i7-10875H

An AMD Ryzen 9 5900H APU has been tested on various synthetic benchmarks as part of a Mechrevo gaming laptop that also comes with an Nvidia GeForce RTX 30 GPU. The results for the Zen 3 Ryzen 9 5900H chip in Cinebench showed welco...
Daniel R Deakin, Thu, 07 Jan 2021 10:19:00 +0100
The Asus ROG Strix line consists of powerful gaming laptops for "esports and core gaming". (Image source: Asus)

Asus ROG Strix laptops consisting of AMD Ryzen 7 5800H with Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070 and Ryzen 9 5900HX with GeForce RTX 3080 impress in Geekbench OpenCL

A couple of Asus ROG Strix laptops have been spotted being tested on Geekbench and both featured potent Ryzen 5000/GeForce RTX 30 series combinations. A Ryzen 7 5800H was paired off with a GeForce RTX 3070 while an AMD Ryzen 9 590...
Daniel R Deakin, Thu, 07 Jan 2021 06:51:00 +0100
The Intel Core i9-11900K is showing the signs of being a major performer. (Image source: benchmark.pl)

Intel Core i9-11900K sample goes through benchmark battery including Cinebench R20 and CPU-Z but PCIe issues force it behind an i9-10900KF in gaming tests

The Rocket Lake-S flagship processor Intel Core i9-11900K has been put through a whole battery of benchmarks by YouTuber ChaoWanKe. The i9-11900K once again produced incredible single-thread results in CPU-Z, but it could not exce...
Daniel R Deakin, Wed, 06 Jan 2021 06:09:00 +0100
This year's AMD-powered laptops appear to get fair prices even for the more powerful builds. (Image Source: TACHYS)

Affordable TACHYS VORTEX 15 laptop with AMD Ryzen 7 5800H and RTX 3060 Max-P GPU to debut at CES 2021

The upcoming TACHYS VORTEX 15 gaming laptop offers the best price/performance ratio we have seen thus far from an AMD laptop. For only $1,100, you can get a powerful Ryzen 7 5800H APU coupled with 16 GB of DDR4 RAM and an RTX 3060...
Bogdan Solca, Tue, 05 Jan 2021 10:46:00 +0100
The Intel Core i7-11700K could be Team Blue's price-performance contender. (Image source: Cloudware blog)

Intel Core i7-11700K pips the AMD Ryzen 7 5800X for the PassMark single-thread performance chart crown and scores nearly 15% more than the i7-10700K

The upcoming Rocket Lake-S Intel Core i7-11700K has been proving its undeniable value on PassMark, with a first sample managing to snatch the lead in the CPU Mark single-thread performance chart. The i7-11700K zipped past its fell...
Daniel R Deakin, Tue, 05 Jan 2021 06:38:00 +0100
AMD briefly surpassed Intel's market share in PassMark's CPU usage database. However, Intel quickly took the lead later in the day. (Image via PassMark)

AMD briefly passes Intel in desktop CPU market share for first time in 15 years, according to PassMark

According to PassMark's CPU usage data, which measures the percentage of CPUs running the company's benchmarks by brand, AMD briefly overtook Intel in total Desktop CPU usage share. However, this victory was short-lived. Intel als...
Sam Medley, Mon, 04 Jan 2021 23:57:00 +0100
HP Omen 15 laptop Review: Strong AMD processor makes Intel tremble

83% HP Omen 15 laptop Review: Strong AMD processor makes Intel tremble

Full of surprises. The AMD version of the HP Omen 15 scores with powerful components at a fair price on paper. In the test configuration, the GeForce RTX 2060 is accompanied by a Ryzen 7 4800H. Find out here whether the cooling system plays along and which strengths and weaknesses the 15-incher has otherwise.
AMD Ryzen 7 4800H | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Mobile | 15.60" | 2.2 kg
Florian Glaser, Mon, 04 Jan 2021 01:00:00 +0100
AMD Ryzen Zen 3 Threadripper 5000 series may start with the 16-core TR 5955X. (Image Source: AMD)

AMD Ryzen Zen 3 Threadripper 5000 Genesis Peak series may see a reintroduction of 16-core parts

AMD may possibly bring back 16-core SKUs to the HEDT Threadripper lineup with the upcoming Threadripper 5000 series as indicated by a cryptic tweet from developer 1usmus. The 16-core Threadripper SKU, which may be called the TR 59...
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Sat, 02 Jan 2021 19:19:00 +0100
The i9-11900K is an 8-core, 16-thread CPU. (Image source: Synopsis)

Overclocked Intel Core i9-11900K @5.2 GHz on all cores can beat the AMD Ryzen 7 5800X in single-thread and multithread benchmarks but at a massive power cost

The Rocket Lake Intel Core i9-11900K processor has turned up another astonishing CPU-Z benchmark score, with an overclocked sample with all cores at 5.2 GHz managing higher single-thread and multithread test results than the AMD R...
Daniel R Deakin, Sat, 02 Jan 2021 05:36:00 +0100
Rocket Lake is Intel's 11th Generation of desktop processors. (Image source: Intel)

Rocket Lake Intel Core i9-11900K slips past AMD Ryzen 9 5950X in single-thread benchmark by 2.7-5.7% - just don't mention multithread performance, power, or delays

The Rocket Lake-S flagship processor Intel Core i9-11900K has recorded a CPU-Z single-thread benchmark score that takes it past AMD’s 16-core Ryzen 9 5950X by 2.7-5.7% depending on the test run. While this will likely make the upc...
Daniel R Deakin, Fri, 01 Jan 2021 05:26:00 +0100
Asus currently offers Ryzen 4000 gaming laptops with Nvidia GeForce RTX 20 series chips. (Image source: Asus - ROG Zephyrus G15 GA502)

Asus ROG Zephyrus G15 laptop with AMD Ryzen 7 5800HS, Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 16 GB, and 144 Hz 1080p display leaks online for 14,862 yuan (US$2,276)

An Asus ROG Zephyrus G15 GA503QS laptop has been spotted online revealing a potent combination of components. It seems the ROG Zephyrus G15 will be a Ryzen 5000 gaming laptop thanks to the AMD Ryzen 7 5800HS inside it, and it may ...
Daniel R Deakin, Fri, 01 Jan 2021 03:09:00 +0100
The PS5. (Source: Sony)

PS5: Latest figures indicate biggest sales of any PlayStation so far

The PlayStation 5 (or PS5) has not been on the market long, and is not even available everywhere on Earth yet. Nevertheless, a new report claims that it has sold 3.4 million units already, more than any of its predecessors to date...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Thu, 31 Dec 2020 21:13:00 +0100
The Asus ROG Strix 2021 laptop could be a Ryzen 5000/GeForce RTX 30 powerhouse. (Image source: Asus/ITHome)

AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX APU, Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 GPU, and a 2K screen with up to 165 Hz support seem likely options for upcoming Asus ROG Strix laptops

Asus is apparently refreshing its ROG Strix laptops for 2021 and the potential configurations will have gamers salivating. It’s believed up to an AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX will be available as CPU/APU while an Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060, RT...
Daniel R Deakin, Wed, 30 Dec 2020 23:43:00 +0100
The AMD Ryzen 9 5900H is yet another powerful Zen 3-based mobile APU. (Image source: AMD/Ars Technica)

AMD Ryzen 9 5900H delivers +23% single-core performance gain over Ryzen 9 4900H on Geekbench while cocking a snook at the Intel Core i7-10700K

Another Cezanne Zen 3 chip has been spotted on Geekbench in the form of the AMD Ryzen 9 5900H. The sample managed to hit speeds of 4.64 GHz and recorded strong single-core and multi-core scores that place it up to over 23% ahead o...
Daniel R Deakin, Wed, 30 Dec 2020 03:59:00 +0100
The hypothetical 64-core Apple silicon part would be an order of magnitude faster than the original M1 (Image source: Apple)

Apple tipster hints at 64-core ARM monster chip after the M1

Tipster @LeaksApplePro hinted that Cupertino’s working on a massive 64-core ARM-based chip, possibly for future iterations of the Mac Pro. Details are thin on the ground, but the silicon could pose a threat to both Intel and AMD i...
Arjun Krishna Lal, Tue, 29 Dec 2020 10:25:00 +0100
Intel has struggled to keep up with AMD recently. (Image source: PCGamesN - edited)

Intel Core i7-11700K records blistering single-core performance on Geekbench, 28% over the i9-10900K, but don't toss your AMD Ryzen 9 5950X away just yet

An Intel Core i7-11700K has been blasting its way through Geekbench and recording mighty single-core scores that go beyond the i9-10900K, AMD Ryzen 7 5800X, and even the Ryzen 9 5950X. The 8-core, 16-thread i7-11700K was supported...
Daniel R Deakin, Mon, 28 Dec 2020 23:44:00 +0100
DFI GHF51 Single-Board Computer Hands-On

DFI GHF51 Single-Board Computer Hands-On

The DFI GHF51 is a well-built single-board computer for enterprise use that offers a decent amount of features. The cornerstone of the board is the AMD Ryzen Embedded R1000 SoC, a capable little chip that is stable and powerful enough for long-term industrial use. However, some shortcomings should be noted as it may be too limited for some applications.
AMD Ryzen Embedded R1505G | AMD Radeon RX Vega 3 | | 290 g
Sam Medley, Mon, 28 Dec 2020 18:24:00 +0100
New Mi Notebook Pros with Intel Tiger Lake 35 W and AMD Cezanne APUs are on the anvil. (Image Source: Xiaomi)

Mi Notebook Pro Geekbench listings with Intel Tiger Lake-H 35 W and AMD Cezanne Ryzen 5 5600H indicate a renewed focus on single-core performance

Several Mi Notebook Pro listings have popped-up on Geekbench sporting both Tiger Lake-H and AMD Cezanne processors. Alongside the Intel Core i7-11370H and Core i5-11300H variants, which are 35 W Tiger Lake-H CPUs, a few listings o...
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Sat, 26 Dec 2020 06:34:00 +0100
The Lenovo IdeaPad 5 weighs 3.59 lbs and features Wi-Fi 6 support. (Image source: Walmart/Lenovo)

Deal | Lenovo IdeaPad 5 thin and light laptop with Zen 2 8-core AMD Ryzen 7 4700U APU and 256 GB SSD now available at new low price of US$599

The 14-inch Lenovo IdeaPad 5 with AMD Ryzen 7 4700U is currently available at a price of US$599 at Walmart. Not only does the Lenovo IdeaPad 15 thin and light laptop sport a terrific 8-core Renoir Ryzen 4000 chip, but it also come...
Daniel R Deakin, Thu, 24 Dec 2020 23:50:00 +0100
The Gigabyte A7 comes with a tempting AMD/Nvidia CPU/GPU combination. (Image source: Gigabyte/VideoCardz - edited)

Updated | Gigabyte A7 laptop with AMD Ryzen 7 5800H, Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060, and 144 Hz display joining upcoming Comet Lake-H G5 and G7 laptops

Gigabyte is planning on releasing a Ryzen 5000 laptop in the form of the upcoming Gigabyte A7 that features an AMD Ryzen 5800H and an Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060. On top of that, the Taiwanese manufacturer will also be offering Comet ...
Daniel R Deakin, Thu, 24 Dec 2020 19:56:00 +0100
A lot of performance for little money: The Honor MagicBook 14

Honor MagicBook 14: Ryzen 5 with top performance

Once again, Honor squeezes everything out from an AMD processor. However, the MagicBook 14 is also an excellent laptop apart from the processor performance.
AMD Ryzen 5 4500U | AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 4000/5000) | 14.00" | 1.4 kg
Mike Wobker, Wed, 23 Dec 2020 05:18:00 +0100

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