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Lenovo ThinkPad X131e ultraportable notebooks on the way

Lenovo appears to be preparing a minor update to its smallest, cheapest ThinkPad notebooks. Right now the company offers ThinkPad X130e laptops with 11.6 inch displays and a choice of Intel Sandy Bridge Core i3 processors or AMD Brazos chips. But Lenovo will replace those notebooks with new ThinkPad x131e models featuring a choice of Intel […]

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Sony quietly rolls out 11.6 inch, $450 notebook with AMD Brazos 2.0

Sony has been introducing new portable notebooks left and right lately. The company recently announced that its first ultrabooks would be available in the US soon, with prices starting under $800. Sony also recently started offering its S series notebooks including the 13.3 inch model with shiny new Ivy Bridge processors. Now it looks like […]

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HP Pavilion dm1z now available with Brazos 2.0 for $400 and up

The HP Pavilion dm1z is an ultraportable notebook with an 11.6 inch display and a low power AMD processor. Recently HP started offering the notebook with AMD’s new Brazos 2.0 chips overseas. Now, hot on the heels of the official launch of AMD’s new chips, the Pavilion dm1z is available with Brazos 2.0 processors in […]

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AMD launches Brazos 2.0 E-Series chips for cheaper laptops

Laptops with AMD’s new Brazos 2.0 processors are already starting to hit the market, but the chip maker hasn’t said much about the platform… until today. The new 1.4 GHz AMD E1-1200 and 1.7 GHz AMD E2-1800 are 18W processors with Radeon HD 7310 and Radeon HD 7340 graphics, respectively. They’re not as fast as the […]

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AMD Trinity, Brazos 2.0 chips on the way to notebooks near you

AMD has announced that it’s next-generation notebook processors started shipping last quarter, which means that they’ll likely start showing up in laptops in the coming months. The new processors continue AMD’s recent trend of combining CPU and discrete-level graphics on a single chip while keeping power consumption low enough to enable decent battery life — […]

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AMD outlines notebook, tablet chip plans through 2013

AMD has painted a basic picture of its plans for the next two years and it probably shouldn’t surprise anyone that a big part of that picture focuses on low power processors. The chip maker plans to update its E-series and C-series notebook chips later this year, as well as its Z-series low power chip […]