This mini PC with AMD Athlon 300U sell for about $233 and up

Intel has long dominated the Windows-compatible mini PC market, but there are a growing number of options with AMD processors. The AM02 is one of the most affordable I’ve seen to date. It’s a 4.9″ x 4.9″ x 1.6″ computer with a 15-watt AMD Athlon 300U processor, plenty of ports (including two display outputs), and […]

AMD 4700S Desktop Kit is a mini PC with an Xbox Series X-like processor

The¬†AMD 4700S 8-Core Processor Desktop Kit is a compact desktop computer motherboard paired with a previously unannounced processor called the AMD 4700S. It’s a processor with 8-core, 16-thread processor with CPU cores based on AMD’s Zen 2 architecture and no integrated graphics. Signs point to the chip being a version of the custom processor AMD […]

Lilbits: MSI’s AMD-powered gaming laptops, Windows 11’s new keyboard shortcuts

Lenovo introduced its first Chromebooks powered by 11th-gen Intel Tiger Lake processors in January, but now you can finally buy one – Best Buy is selling a 13″ Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 convertible Chromebook with a Pentium Gold 7505 quad-core processor for $419. If you’re in the market for something that packs a little (okay, […]

AMD launches Radeon RX 6000M mobile graphics for gaming laptops

AMD’s newest mobile graphics technology brings RDNA 2 architecture to gaming laptops. The company says that means gamers could see up to a 1.5X performance boost compared to systems with first-gen RDNA graphics. The first laptops with AMD Radeon RX 6000M series graphics should be available later this month, including models from Asus, HP, Lenovo, […]

Samsung Exynos chip with AMD graphics to bring ray-tracing to mobile

Two years after announcing plans to bring AMD graphics to Samsung Exynos mobile chips, it looks like the first of those chips could be ready to launch soon. During a Computex keynote, AMD’s Lisa Su said that Samsung’s “next flagship” mobile system-on-a-chip would feature custom graphics from AMD featuring the company’s RDNA 2 graphics architecture. […]

AMD’s 3D chiplet tech to bring 192MB of L3 cache to next-gen Ryzen processors

AMD is showing off technology that could dramatically increase the amount and speed of cache memory available for next-gen chips, with up to 192MB of L3 cache on upcoming AMD Ryzen desktop chips and support for bandwidth of over 2 terabytes per second. In terms of real-world performance, AMD says that will bring the same […]

Leaked AMD roadmap points to 6nm “Rembrandt” chips with Navi2 graphics in 2022

AMD’s Ryzen 5000 mobile chips are already some of the most powerful x86 processors available for laptops. But a leaked product roadmap suggests that next-year’s Ryzen 6000 chips could bring significant improvements. Among other things, it looks like AMD is preparing to move from a 7nm to a 6nm manufacturing process, while updating its integrated […]

Lilbits: What the FLoC?

Google plans to end support for third-party tracking cookies in the Chrome browser, which is ostensibly a response to users’ growing demands for privacy. But Google is first and foremost a company that makes its money by advertising… and these days that’s primarily¬†targeted advertising. So the company plans to keep doing that. Instead of cookies […]