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HP’s new Envy laptops come with AMD Ryzen and Intel Tiger Lake options

HP is refreshing its Envy laptop lineup with new models sporting 15.6 inch and 17 inch displays, a choice of Intel or AMD processors, and support for optional features including 4K OLED displays and NVIDIA GeForce MX450 graphics. The new HP Envy x360 15 and HP Envy 17 are up for pre-order starting today with […]

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Early AMD Ryzen mobile benchmarks: They’re within spitting distance of Intel 8th-gen Core chips

The first laptop with an AMD Ryzen mobile processor is now available for purchase, and while the HP Envy x360 15z convertible notebook is a bit large for my tastes, with its 15.6 inch display, it’s still noteworthy as the first commercially available computer with an AMD Ryzen 5 2500U quad-core processor. So I was […]

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AMD Ryzen chips for laptops coming soon, HP spills (some of) the beans

AMD has released a whole range of Ryzen chips for desktops this year. Based on the company’s new Zen architecture, the processors offer a big performance boost over previous-generation AMD chips, while also offering energy efficiency improvements. The chip maker is also expected to launch its first Ryzen chips for laptops by the end of […]

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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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HP adds new Envy x360, Pavilion x360 to its convertible family

HP launched its first Windows laptop that becomes a tablet when you fold back the screen 360 degrees in February. At the time the HP Pavilion x360 was an affordable 11.6 inch convertible with a starting price of $400. Now HP is adding a few new x360 devices with larger screens, larger price tags, and fancier […]