Lenovo launches ThinkPad X13 and X13 Yoga laptops with Intel Tiger Lake or AMD Ryzen 5000 chips

Lenovo is refreshing its ThinkPad laptop lineup with a bunch of new models powered by a choice of 11th-gen Intel Core “Tiger Lake” or AMD Ryzen 5000 processors. If you’re in the market for a fairly compact model, the new lineup includes the Lenovo ThinkPad X13 series notebooks with 13.3 inch displays and thin and light designs. […]

Lilbits: Intel’s discrete graphics card, AMD’s Lucienne chips, and new Chrome OS features (and hardware)

Intel’s Iris Xe integrated graphics have brought big performance gains to thin and light laptops in the past year or two, even making handheld gaming machines like the GPD Win 3 possible. But Intel isn’t stopping at integrated graphics. The company released an Intel Iris Xe MAX discrete GPU for laptops last year, delivering a […]

ASRock Jupiter X300 mini PC supports 65 watt Ryzen 4000 chips

ASRock’s latest compact computer is a 7.1″ x 7.1″ x 1.3″ desktop PC with support for up to a 65-watt AMD Ryzen 4000G series “Renoir” processor with integrated graphics. Basically the new ASRock Jupiter X300 is what you’d get if you took the DeskMini X300 the company launched last year and flattened it (and stretched it […]

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, […]

Acer Chromebook Spin 514 with Ryzen 3000U coming in February for $480 and up

Acer’s first Chromebook with AMD Ryzen processors are coming next month. The Acer Chromebook Spin 514 is a 3.4 pound convertible with a 14 inch touchscreen display and a 360-degree hinge that lets you use the Chrome OS computer in laptop or tablet modes. The Chromebook Spin 514 will be available starting in February for […]

MINISFORUM EliteMini UM700: Mini PC with Ryzen 7 3750H for $569 and up

MINISFORUM has been on a tear this fall, releasing a series of compact desktop computers in rapid succession, including a model with discrete graphics, one with an Intel Ice Lake processor, and another with up to an AMD Ryzen 7 4750G processor. The latest entry is the MINISFORUM EliteMini UM700. It’s a 5″ x 5″ […]

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. […]

Meet some of the first mini PCs with Ryzen Embedded V2000 chips

This week AMD introduced its second-gen Ryzen Embedded processor lineup, promising up to a 2X performance boost over the previous-gen. While the new Ryzen Embedded V2000 chips aren’t nearly as fast as the company’s latest mainstream laptop and desktop processors, they’re designed for use in different types of computers – think thin clients, industrial and […]