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Acer Chromebook 315 with an AMD processor coming in February for $280 and up

The first Chromebooks with AMD processors are coming soon… and they’re cheap. Both HP and Acer plan to begin selling AMD-powered Chrome OS laptops in the next month or two, with prices starting at less than $300. While HP’s first AMD Chromebook sports a 14 inch display, Acer is starting with a 15.6 inch model […]

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AMD launches two new A-series chips for Chromebooks

AMD’s Ryzen processors have been getting a lot of attention over the past few years thanks to their competitive pricing and performance. But the company is introducing two new chips that aren’t intended to compete with Intel’s flagship “Core” series processors. They’re aimed at entry-level Chromebooks. The AMD A4-9120C and A6-9220C are 6 watt, 28nm […]

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AMD introduces first “Bristol Ridge” chips for laptops

Chip maker AMD is unveiling its 7th-gen A-Series processors for laptops and other mobile devices. AMD says the new chips, which are code-named “Bristol Ridge,” offer improved performance, enhanced graphics, and energy efficiency improvements to help prolong battery life. We’ll start to see laptops with Bristol Ridge chips when AMD officially launches the new processor family […]

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AMD launches Trinity processors with an eye on “ultrathin” laptops

AMD has launched its second-generation A-series line of processors aimed at a wide range of computers from desktops to “ultrathin” notebooks. You can’t call them ultrabooks because Intel owns the rights to that word. Code-named Trinity, the new chips in this family range from a low power 17W  dual core processor processors aimed at ultrathins […]