AMD may be developing hybrid chips similar to ARM’s big.LITTLE and Intel’s Foveros designs

It’s been nearly a decade since ARM introduced its big.LITTLE chip designs that allow a single processor to use two or more different CPU cores. The name comes from the idea that you could pair “big” high-performance cores with “LITTLE” energy-efficient cores to get the best of both worlds – speed when you need it […]

a-XP portable Threadripper Workstation PC (that costs $8000 and weighs 23 pounds)

Sometimes you need more computing power than a thin and light laptop can provide, and that’s where mobile workstations come into play. But for the most part, computers in that category are still just laptops with a little extra horsepower. The MediaWorkstations a-XP portable Threadripper Workstation PC is decidedly not a laptop. It’s technically portable […]

Asus VivoBook Flip 14 with Ryzen 4000 now available for $600 and up

The Asus VivoBook Flip 14 (TM420) is a thin and light Windows laptop with full HD touchscreen display, a convertible design that lets you fold the screen back 360-degrees, and support for up to an AMD Ryzen 7 4700U processor. Asus first released some details about the notebook in June, but you couldn’t actually find […]

ASRock’s new DeskMini PCs support AMD Renoir or Intel Comet Lake chips

PC and motherboard maker ASRock is updating its DeskMini line of small desktop computers with new models designed for the latest Intel and AMD chips. The ASRock DeskMini H470 supports up to a 65 watt 10th-gen Intel Comet Lake-S processor, while the new ASRock DeskMini X300 can handle up to a 65-watt AMD 4000 series “Renoir” processor. […]

AMD brings Zen architecture to entry-level 6W laptop processors

Lenovo has two new low-cost laptops for the education market coming in September. Priced at $219 and up, they’re designed for students and schools that want to balance performance, all-day battery life, and low cost. They’re also powered by previously unannounced AMD chips. The Lenovo 100e 2nd-gen and Lenovo 300e 2nd-gen laptops feature some of AMD’s first […]

Aya Neo handheld gaming PC with Ryzen 5 4500U reaches the prototype phase

A few months after announcing plans to release a handheld gaming PC powered by an AMD Renoir processor, the developers of the Aya Neo have unveiled a working prototype. The hardware design hasn’t been completely finalized, and it’s unclear if or when mass production will begin. But thanks to a series of recent videos, we […]

AMD’s Ryzen 4000G chips bring 7nm Zen 2 architecture to desktop PCs

After making a splash in the mobile space this year with its high-performance, energy-efficient AMD Ryzen 4000U and 4000H “Renoir” series processors, AMD is bringing Renoir to desktop computers. The new AMD Ryzen 4000G series chips range from the entry-level 35-watt Ryzen 3 4300GE quad-core processor to the top-of-the-line 65-watt Ryzen 7 4700G oca-core processor. […]

Tuxedo Pulse 15 is a 3.3 pound Linux laptop with an AMD Ryzen “Renoir” processor

Tuxedo Computers has introduced one of the first Linux laptops powered by an AMD Ryzen 4000 series processor. The new Tuxedo Pulse 15 is a thin and light laptop with a 15.6 inch display, a choice of a 45-watt AMD Ryzen 5 4600H or Ryzen 7 4800H “Renoir” processor, and a starting price of 896 Euros […]