AMD launches Ryzen 5000 Mobile chips for ultralight and gaming laptops

Just a few months after launching the first Ryzen 5000 desktop processors based on Zen 3 architecture, AMD is bringing Zen 3 to laptops with the launch of two new lines of Ryzen 5000 Mobile processors. As usual, the new chips are divided into 15 watt U-series processors for thin and light laptops and higher-power […]

Acer Chromebook Spin 514 with Ryzen 3000U coming in February for $480 and up

Acer’s first Chromebook with AMD Ryzen processors are coming next month. The Acer Chromebook Spin 514 is a 3.4 pound convertible with a 14 inch touchscreen display and a 360-degree hinge that lets you use the Chrome OS computer in laptop or tablet modes. The Chromebook Spin 514 will be available starting in February for […]

Meet some of the first mini PCs with Ryzen Embedded V2000 chips

This week AMD introduced its second-gen Ryzen Embedded processor lineup, promising up to a 2X performance boost over the previous-gen. While the new Ryzen Embedded V2000 chips aren’t nearly as fast as the company’s latest mainstream laptop and desktop processors, they’re designed for use in different types of computers – think thin clients, industrial and […]

AMD launches Ryzen Embedded V2000 chips with up to 2X performance boost

It’s been a few years since AMD introduced its first Ryzen chips for embedded devices, and in that time the company’s laptop, desktop, and server processors have made big strides in performance while the embedded chips have… not. Now AMD is updating its embedded chip family with the introduction of Ryzen Embedded V2000 processors. They’re […]

This laptop packs an AMD Ryzen 5000 desktop processor (Update: maybe not)

AMD’s new Ryzen 5000 chips have made their debut to largely positive reviews, with early testers concluding that AMD has overtaken Intel in both single and multi-threaded performance. But so far AMD has only released desktop-class Ryzen 5000 chips. We’ll have to wait until next year for more energy efficient laptop versions. Don’t want to […]

Lilbits: AMD gets serious about gaming, Microsoft is giving Windows 10 a makeover

Microsoft has taken to pushing out two major Windows 10 releases a year… but major may be in the eye of the beholder, because the last few updates have mostly brought a bunch of small changes to the operating system. That could change next year – according to a report from Windows Central, Microsoft is […]

Lilbits: Google’s antitrust woes, new Intel and AMD chips, and MS Edge for Linux (for some reason)

The US Department of Justice has filed an antitrust lawsuit against Google, claiming the company abuses its dominance in the search and advertising spaces to… stay on top of the search and advertising spaces. Xda-developers has a pretty good write up of the allegations. The case is likely to play out in years rather than […]

Renoir Mobile Tuning app tweaks Ryzen 4000 laptop settings (unofficially)

There are no official tools for overclocking AMD’s Ryzen 4000 series laptop processors. But an independent developer has come up with the next best thing: an unofficial Renoir Mobile Tuning app that gives you control over the power and temperature limits of AMD’s Ryzen 4000 chips for notebooks. “Renoir” is the code-name for the AMD […]