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AMD slashes Radeon RX 5700 Series prices as competition heats up

AMD slashes Radeon RX 5700 Series prices as competition heats up

Following a recent leak revealing the plan, AMD has confirmed that it has slashed the prices for its Radeon RX 5700, RX 5700 XT, and the RX 5700 XT 50th Anniversary Edition graphics cards. The move is a direct response to the NVIDIA 'Super' graphics cards, with AMD saying as part of its announcement, 'We embrace competition, which drives innovation to the benefit of gamers.'

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ASUS ROG Strix GL10DH pairs AMD’s, NVIDIA’s best in one desktop

ASUS ROG Strix GL10DH pairs AMD’s, NVIDIA’s best in one desktop

E3 2019 might be wrapping up but ASUS is catching up with some last minute product announcements. Catering to all types of gamers, three new ASUS gaming computers are coming their way in the form and combination they need. From the ROG Zephyrus G GA502 laptop to the ROG Strix GL10DH desktop, ASUS brings the best of AMD's third-gen Ryzen CPUs with NVIDIA's RTX graphics to meet the demanding requirements of AAA PC gaming today.

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AMD Radeon RX 5700 GPU, 16-core Ryzen 9 3950X CPU debut at E3 2019

AMD Radeon RX 5700 GPU, 16-core Ryzen 9 3950X CPU debut at E3 2019

E3 is naturally focused on all the new titles and updates to make gamers drool but, also naturally, those games are only made possible by the hardware that runs them. Game streaming services promise to make client hardware less relevant but, until that day comes, gamers will continue to need the beefiest components for the most demanding games. It's no surprise, then, that AMD is using that opportunity to reveal its combo of a new RDNA-powered graphics card and third-gen Ryzen desktop processor to promise the ultimate gaming platform for PC enthusiasts among the E3 2019 crowd.

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Samsung phones could soon boast AMD Radeon graphics tech inside

Samsung phones could soon boast AMD Radeon graphics tech inside

Smartphones today have gotten so powerful that they're theoretically capable of running desktop-grade software. For years, however, phone makers and developers have been boasting about "console-level graphics", particularly in games but, truth be told, they are nowhere near that level at all. We might still be decades from phones reaching that status but Samsung may have just taken one small step forward by partnering with AMD to imbue its Exynos chips with some Radeon graphics powers.

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AMD 3rd gen Ryzen 9 has 12 cores, 24 threads, 4.6GHz boost clock

AMD 3rd gen Ryzen 9 has 12 cores, 24 threads, 4.6GHz boost clock

It's Computex 2019 week so, naturally, the big companies are going all out to wow the crowds with numbers and benchmarks. Intel has already teased its much-delayed 10 nm generation of processors but AMD is now saying you don't have to wait that long or pay that much for performance. It has just announced its 3rd gen Ryzen series that boasts of higher performance with lower power consumption and, perhaps just as important, lower price points.

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Acer Nitro 5 and Swift 3 updates bring 2nd gen AMD Ryzen 7 to the fold

Acer Nitro 5 and Swift 3 updates bring 2nd gen AMD Ryzen 7 to the fold

It's been quite a while since Acer updated its Nitro 5 gaming laptop and its Swift 3 thin-and-light notebook but now that it is, it's making quite a bit change. Granted, these two new models aren't exactly the first of their kind to be powered by AMD's mobile Ryzen processors. But with the jump to AMD's latest Ryzen chips for portable computers, Acer is promising enough power for HDR visuals for streaming and gaming.

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Lenovo ThinkPad T495, T495s, and X395 unveiled with AMD Ryzen 7 Pro

Lenovo ThinkPad T495, T495s, and X395 unveiled with AMD Ryzen 7 Pro

Lenovo has unveiled the T495, T495s, and X395 laptops offering consumers up to the second-generation AMD Ryzen 7 Pro Mobile Processors. These Windows 10 laptops join the existing ThinkPad X and T notebook lines to offer working professionals new lightweight, powerful options for working while on the go.

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Apple updates iMac for 2019 with new CPU, Radeon Pro Vega graphics

Apple updates iMac for 2019 with new CPU, Radeon Pro Vega graphics

It's been a busy couple of days for Apple. Yesterday, the company introduced a new iPad Air and a new iPad mini, opting to forgo the reveal event it typically hosts for product announcements and revealing them instead through a press release. Today, it's doing the same thing once again, but this time around, it's the iMac that's getting a refresh.

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Atari VCS console switches to AMD Ryzen, delayed to end of 2019

Atari VCS console switches to AMD Ryzen, delayed to end of 2019

Before Bitcoin was making headlines, the most revolutionary thing to happen in our modern world was crowdfunding. It made dreams possible but also robbed some not only of their aspirations but also of their money. Some crowdfunded projects, however, do seem to carry on and on and on, almost forever. One of those might be Atari's VCS gaming console which is being delayed to by a few months to provide what Atari promises to be a significant upgrade to the PC gaming console.

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Guide to getting the most bang-for-buck laptop

Guide to getting the most bang-for-buck laptop

The laptops that take the ad spaces are often the flashiest, most desirable – and most expensive – laptops you’ll find around. But most of us mere mortals don’t have the cash to splash on such luxurious devices - And maybe that isn’t such a bad thing; look beyond the billboards and you’ll find a whole range of great laptops that do the job just as well, if not better. And a closer look helps pick out exactly what you don’t need, so you don’t feel so bad about forgoing the latest and greatest, not to mention saving some money.

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Acer TravelMate B114-21 is a tough, AMD laptop for students

Acer TravelMate B114-21 is a tough, AMD laptop for students

AMD is really pushing heavily into Intel territory. It is challenging its old-time rival in markets where Intel used to reign alone, and that includes the education sector. AMD has recently partnered with OEMs to start putting its A series of notebook chips into previously Intel or ARM exclusive Chromebooks. Now it’s spreading its wings even further with Acer’s latest TravelMate B114-21, the PC maker’s first education-centric notebook powered by AMD.

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AMD Radeon VII benchmarks put 25 games through their paces

AMD Radeon VII benchmarks put 25 games through their paces

AMD made a variety of announcements during CES 2019, but perhaps the most exciting one was that of the Radeon VII. The new GPU, which is built using a 7nm process, is AMD's answer to NVIDIA's RTX 2080, but of course, most of what we know is limited to what AMD has told us so far. When the card was first announced, AMD actually listed benchmarks obtained from 25 different games, but they were doing a bit of hiding in AMD's announcement.

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