AMD has unveiled new Ryzen chips for premium 2-in-1s, convertibles and ultrathin notebook computers which it claims are the world’s fastest CPUs for these devices. Must read: Microsoft’s Surface Book 2 is what the next MacBook Pro should be (but almost certainly won’t) Featured stories Cryptocurrency reality checks and the coming boom USB Type-C is the iPhone charging connector that Steve Jobs would have wanted I tried to write this article on an iPad Pro. It didn’t go well Thousands of Mega logins dumped online, exposing user files Details on two chips have been unveiled: Ryzen 7 2700U with Radeon Vega Graphics: 4 cores/8 threads 3.8 GHz max clock 10 Graphics Compute Units 1300 MHz GPU 6MB L2/L3 cache 15W nominal TDP (ranging between 12W and 25W) Ryzen 5 2500U with Radeon Vega Graphics: 4 cores/8 threads 3.6 GHz max clock 8 Graphics Compute Units 1100 MHz GPU 6MB L2/L3 cache 15W nominal TDP (ranging between 12W and 25W) AMD unveils world’s fastest CPUs for ultrathin… SEE FULL GALLERY 1 – 5 of 45 NEXT PREV Overall, according to AMD these Ryzen mobile processors provide superior performance compared to the previous AMD mobile processor generation, including: Up to three times the CPU performance Up to 2.3X the GPU performance Up to 58 percent less power consumption On the power front, AMD claim that Ryzen mobile processors can offer up to twice the battery life compared to its earlier FX-9800P mobile chip, and when the system is at the Windows desktop… [Read full story]
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