Every GPD Win handheld gaming PC to date has been powered by an Intel processor. The company started with low-power Intel Atom chips, but last year’s GPD Win Max shipped with a 25 watt Intel Core i5-1035G7 Ice Lake processor and this year’s GPD Win 3 is supports up to an Intel Core i7-1165G7 chip running at up to 28 watts.

But the company’s next handheld gaming computer might buck the trend – the company is reportedly testing an AMD Ryzen 7 5800U with AMD Zen 3 CPU architecture in a next-gen device that could ship as the GPD Win Max 2.

That could make the system very competitive with the AYA Neo handheld which is powered by a previous-gen Ryzen 5 4500U chip based on Zen 2 architecture. One advantage the Neo has? It’ll ship sooner – it’s up for pre-order now through a crowdfunding campaign. But the starting price keeps going up.

(Not actually the Win Max 2)

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7 replies on “Lilbits: Leaks (GPD Win Max 2, MS Surface Laptop 4, Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Lite?)”

  1. Gpd win max 2 getting 5800u? Hopefully a refresh is getting 6800u rdna 2 otherwise going to be hard to compete with steam deck.

  2. Hopefully it’s 6800u rdna 2. It’s too late already to compete with steam deck unless it has rdna 2.

  3. It would be a great device, but im not a fan of losing thunderbolt 😀 Its always fun seeing these small things connected to an eGPU 😀

  4. If they could trim down the size of the keyboard, use a 16:9 7″ or 8″ screen, and make the over thing smaller and lighter than the Win Max, I think it would be a winner.

  5. It’s about time GPD got with the program. A small 5800U equipped UMPC would be awesome so long as they can keep the price competitive and get it released by Q3 2021.

    1. I wouldn’t expect GPD to put particularly cheap prices on this. In fact as how things are going I don’t think it’ll be easy to just buy this before scalpers buy them up like they buy nowdays everything that has a Ryzen or a modern GPU in it.

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