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AMD roadmap: 2nd-gen Ryzen chips and Ryzen desktop CPUs with integrated Radeon graphics

AMD is outlining its plans for 2018, and along with introducing new Ryzen Mobile processors, the company plans to bring its first Ryzen desktop chips with integrated graphics to market. AMD has long used its graphics technology to help differentiate its chips from Intel’s. But while the first laptop chips based on the company’s Zen […]

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AMD expands Ryzen Mobile lineup with Ryzen 3 chips and Ryzen PRO mobile processors

There may only be one laptop currently shipping with Ryzen Mobile processors, but more are on the way… and more Ryzen Mobile chips are on the way too. Last year AMD launched the Ryzen 5 2500U and Ryzen 2700U processors for laptops. Now the company is adding lower-end Ryzen 3 chips. AMD is also introducing […]

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Intel NUC mini PC with 8th-gen Intel Core CPU and Radeon graphics coming soon

Intel’s NUC line of mini desktop computers have been around for years, and for the most part they stuff the low-power guts of a laptop into a little computer that’s not much bigger than a small stack of CDs. But a few years ago the company kicked things up a notch with the introduction of […]

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Intel 8th-gen Core chips with AMD Radeon graphics coming soon to laptops and mini PCs

All of Intel’s modern processors have integrated graphics and most of the company’s recent chips can leverage that GPU for things like 4K video playback and even some gaming. But serious gamers, video editors, or cryptocurrency miners might still prefer a system with a more powerful discrete graphics processor. Now Intel’s got a new line […]

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Acer Nitro 5 is a gaming laptop with AMD Ryzen Mobile for $799 and up

AMD’s Ryzen Mobile processor lineup is well-positioned to take on Intel’s 8th-gen Core U-series quad-core processors in terms of price and performance. But so far HP has been the only company to release a laptop with Ryzen Mobile processor options. Now Acer wants in on the action. The company’s new Nitro 5 gaming laptop is […]

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Acer Swift 7 ultrathin notebook gets a 2018 update (with 4G LTE)

Acer is updating its thin and light Swift 7 notebook. The 2018 edition is still a ridiculously slim notebook with an Intel Kaby Lake-Y processor. But the new model has an all-black aluminum unibody chassis, integrated 4G LTE, and a 14 inch touchscreen display. The Acer Swift 7 SF714-51 should be available in April for […]

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Acer Switch 7 Black Edition launches for $1699

The Acer Switch 7 Black Edition is a fanless Windows tablet with a 13.5 inch, 2256 x 1504 pixel display, a built-in kickstand, a detachable keyboard, an Intel Core i7-8550U quad-core processor, and NVIDIA GeForce MX150 graphics. Acer introduced the 2-in-1 tablet last year, and now the company is officially launching the Switch 7 Black […]

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Acer Chromebook 11 gets a 2018 refresh, coming in March for $249 and up

Acer is updating its 11.6 inch Chromebook lineup for 2018 with a new model sporting two USB 3.1 Type-C ports, an Intel Celeron processor, a fanless design, and up to 10 hours of battery life. The new Acer Chromebook 11 will be available starting in March for $249 and up. The Chromebook can be charged […]

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Acer Spin 3 (2018) convertible notebooks launch this month for $599 and up

Acer is updating its Spin line of mid-range laptops with new models sporting 8th-gen Intel Core processors. The new Acer Spin 3 convertible laptop also comes with support for an optional 14 inch full HD display, a resolution that had previously only been available on the company’s 15.6 inch model. The Acer Spin 3 should […]