AYA Neo Ryzen 4500U handheld gaming PC crowdfunding begins after Chinese New Year

The AYA Neo handheld gaming PC has been under development since last spring, and recently the makers of the little computer shipped the first 500 Founder Edition devices to customers in China. With factories in that country shutting down for Chinese New Year though, the folks at AYA say the next 900 pre-orders won’t go […]

MINISFORUM EliteMini X400 mini PC with Ryzen Pro 4000U now available for $579 and up

The MINISFORUM EliteMini X400 is a desktop computer that measures about 6.1″ x 6″ x 2.4″, making it a little larger than a typical Intel NUC, but still pretty small by desktop computer standards. And unlike Intel’s mini PCs, this compact computer is powered by an AMD Ryzen Pro 4000U processor. First announced in October, […]

Simply NUC launches Ruby and Topaz mini PCs (with Ryzen 4000 and Tiger Lake chips)

Small form-factor desktop computer company Simply NUC has introduces two new computers that look nearly identical on the outside, but which feature different hardware on the inside. The Simply NUC Topaz is a mini PC with an Intel Tiger Lake processor, Intel Xe graphics, and a starting price of $559, while the Simply NUC Ruby is available […]

Gigabyte BRIX mini PCs with AMD Ryzen 4000, Intel Tiger Lake chips coming soon (Updated)

Gigabyte’s BRIX line of computers are small form-factor desktops that have historically been powered by Intel processors… with a few exceptions over the years that have featured AMD chips under the hood. This year with the AMD and Intel duking it out in the power/performance/price race like never before, AMD seems to be hedging its bets. […]

Renoir Mobile Tuning app tweaks Ryzen 4000 laptop settings (unofficially)

There are no official tools for overclocking AMD’s Ryzen 4000 series laptop processors. But an independent developer has come up with the next best thing: an unofficial Renoir Mobile Tuning app that gives you control over the power and temperature limits of AMD’s Ryzen 4000 chips for notebooks. “Renoir” is the code-name for the AMD […]

Simply NUC is selling Ryzen 4000 mini PCs (Asus PN50-based)

After years of selling small desktop computers based on Intel’s NUC platform, last year the folks at Simply NUC started offering models with AMD Ryzen chips. Now the company is introducing a new line of compact computers powered by AMD Ryzen 4000 “Renoir” processors. The Simply NUC Aspen family of little computers are based on […]

Review: Acer Swift 3 with Ryzen 7 4700U is a $650 laptop that punches above its class

The Acer Swift 3 line of laptops are thin, light, and designed to offer a good balance of performance, mobility, and price – and the latest version seems to very much deliver on that promise. The Acer Swift 3 (SF314-42-R9YN) is a 14 inch laptop that weighs less than 2.7 pounds, measures just over 0.6 inches thick […]

HP’s latest Pavilion laptops pack Tiger Lake chips and recycled plastic

HP is updating its mainstream laptop lineup with new HP Pavilion 13 and 14, and 15 inch notebooks sporting 11th-gen Intel Core Tiger Lake processors and Intel Xe graphics. The company also notes that these are its first consumer laptops to use post-consumer-recycled and ocean-bound plastic components – something that the company has been doing […]