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AMD Ryzen 5000 G-Series APUs arrive, but there’s a catch

AMD Ryzen 5000 G-Series APUs arrive, but there’s a catch

AMD has announced its Ryzen 5000 G-Series desktop processors that feature built-in graphics, though you can't get ahold of one quite yet. Featuring 7nm processor core tech, the new hardware lineup is first being made available to OEMs with plans to open availability to the consumer level later this year.

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ASUS VivoBook Flip 14 is a $600 multi-use sweet spot

ASUS VivoBook Flip 14 is a $600 multi-use sweet spot

This week the folks at ASUS revealed the VivoBook Flip 14 (TM420) with a price of approximately $600 USD. There'll be more than one configuration available, but that's the base price. This machine has a 14-inch FHD display with top-notch touchscreen tech and a stylus with a body that can flip from laptop to tablet. It runs Windows and AMD Ryzen 5 (or 7) mobile processors.

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AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT Midnight Black launched to taunt gamers

AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT Midnight Black launched to taunt gamers

Any PC gamer enthusiast who has been wanting to build a new gaming PC with high-end hardware inside, like the AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT, knows it's all but impossible to get your hands on some PC hardware right now. About the only way to get one of the cards is to pay a scalper an exorbitant amount of money over the MSRP. Yesterday, AMD announced a new version of its RX 6800 XT video card called the RX 6800 XT Midnight Black.

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Alienware m15, Dell G15 gaming laptops get a Ryzen upgrade

Alienware m15, Dell G15 gaming laptops get a Ryzen upgrade

AMD's new Ryzen 5000 series processors have been impressing users and reviewers alike, but apparently they've also caught the eye of Alienware and Dell. The two companies announced new Ryzen-based gaming laptops today, and in the case of Alienware, this is the first time we've seen it announce an AMD machine in the past 14 years. In addition, it seems that Dell has a new collection of gaming monitors on the way as well.

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Microsoft Surface Laptop 4 models leak with AMD and Intel details

Microsoft Surface Laptop 4 models leak with AMD and Intel details

Yet another leak has surfaced surrounding Microsoft's upcoming Surface Laptop 4, which is expected to launch with a design very similar to the Surface Laptop 3, as well as both Intel and AMD hardware options. According to the latest report, the Surface Laptop 4 option featuring AMD hardware will sport special 'Surface Edition' processors.

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Newegg Shuffle restocks RTX 3060, 3070 but you have to be quick

Newegg Shuffle restocks RTX 3060, 3070 but you have to be quick

Those of you looking to get your hands on new graphics cards from NVIDIA or AMD might want to check Newegg right now, where another Shuffle drawing is happening at the moment. Newegg actually publicized this particular Shuffle rather late during the selection window, so if you want to participate in this one, you're going to need to act fast.

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AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT detailed with March release date

AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT detailed with March release date

This week AMD revealed the new RX 6700 XT graphics processor for the masses. This machine works with 12GB GDDR6 with AMD Infinity Cache, 40 compute units, and everything a gamer needs to roll with 1440p resolution gaming and "ultra-high frame rates." This card rolls with AMD FidelityFX, Radeon Image Sharpening, DirectX 12 Ultimate, Radeon Boost VRS, and both Radeon Anti-lag and AMD FreeSync tech.

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Samsung Exynos with AMD Radeon GPU could come in a laptop first

Samsung Exynos with AMD Radeon GPU could come in a laptop first

Although Qualcomm and, to some extent, Rockchip, have long been on some laptops running Windows and Chrome OS, respectively, the arrival of the Apple Silicon M1 showed how the market for ARM-based desktops and laptops is still wide open to competition. There are, however, only a few big names that could probably be a good fit for that kind of device and it seems that Samsung's biggest Exynos gamble will be heading to laptops first instead of smartphones.

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Diablo 2: Resurrected PC requirements shouldn’t shock you (yet)

Diablo 2: Resurrected PC requirements shouldn’t shock you (yet)

PC requirements for the game Diablo 2: Resurrected are not particularly monstrous. If you run Diablo 2 on your computer right now, chances are you'll be able to run Diablo 2: Resurrected with little change or upgrade. This is, of course, for the most basic and low-resolution version of the game, but still - it's none too wild!

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President Biden to take steps to ease semiconductor shortage in the US

President Biden to take steps to ease semiconductor shortage in the US

Currently, there's a global shortage of semiconductors used in many industries that has seen some major industries in the US grind to a halt. The semiconductor shortage has particularly hit automakers in America hard, causing several major companies to cease production. The Biden administration has promised to make aggressive moves to address the global semiconductor shortage.

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RTX 3070, 3090, Radeon GPUs restocked in latest Newegg Shuffle

RTX 3070, 3090, Radeon GPUs restocked in latest Newegg Shuffle

If you're looking for some hard-to-find PC gaming hardware at the moment (as so many people seem to be), then you might want to have a look at Newegg right now. The company is hosting another Newegg Shuffle today, giving people the chance to buy in-demand hardware without having to race through check out. As we detailed last week, Newegg Shuffle is more or less a lottery where people pick out items they'd like to buy and then Newegg selects a certain number of shoppers to complete their orders.

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Samsung Exynos with AMD GPU claimed to beat Apple A12 Bionic

Samsung Exynos with AMD GPU claimed to beat Apple A12 Bionic

Samsung's Exynos has been the subject of much controversy and drama in the past months, especially as its performance gap with Qualcomm's equivalent Snapdragon chips became more prominent. The company's semiconductor business has been trying to turn that ship around quickly, especially with a favorable outlook for the new Exynos 2100. That said, the real highlight might still be coming later this year, especially if the combined powers of Samsung and AMD are indeed able to run circles around Apple's 2019 A12 Bionic chip.

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