Microsoft teams up with AMD for Surface Laptop 3
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Custom Ryzen 7 3780U APU

Microsoft has just unveiled the Surface Laptop 3 series which will be available in 13.5- and 15-inch sizes, but the big news is that it will be available with AMD Ryzen 7 Surface Edition APU, a custom piece of silicon with Radeon RX 11 Graphics.

Picasso desktop APU might have tipped up
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AMD engineering sample could be it

The codename given to an AMD engineering sample processor has been leaked online and might be a desktop APU from the Picasso range based on the Zen+ microarchitecture.

Asus to pair AMD APUs with Nvidia Turing GPUs in laptops
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AMD Zen+ Picasso APU with Turing-based GTX 1660 Ti

According to leaks spotted in 3DMark database, it appears that Asus is looking to pair up AMD's Picasso APUs and Nvidia Turing 1660 Ti GPU in a couple of its laptops.

AMD could power future Microsoft Surface laptops
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With upcoming Picasso APUs

According to the rumor mill, Microsoft's future Surface laptop could use AMD hardware, most likely the upcoming Picasso APUs.

AMD Athlon 200GE now available
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Zen and Vega for $55

AMD has announced the availability of its Athlon 200GE APU which comes with two Zen CPU cores paired up with Radeon Vega 3 graphics, all for $55.

AMD Picasso APU GPU spotted in benchmark database
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Raven Ridge successor shaping up

AMD's Raven Ridge APU successor revealed as the Picasso in AMD's recent slides has now been spotted online in a benchmark database.

Mystery high end Ryzen 7 2800H APU spotted
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Quad-core CPU with Radeon RX Vega 11 GPU

A mystery high end Ryzen 7 2800H APU has been spotted online, featuring four Zen+ CPU cores and Radeon RX Vega 11 GPU.

OEMS offer AMD Ryzen PRO mobile and desktop APUs
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With built-in Radeon Vega graphics

PC OEMs Dell, HP, and Lenovo are offering AMD Ryzen PRO mobile and desktop accelerated processing units (APUs) with integrated Radeon Vega graphics in a variety of their commercial systems.

AMD AGESA 1002a BIOS update fixes Raven Ridge bugs
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Better power management for smoother gaming

It appears that AMD AGESA 1002a BIOS update has started to show up for some motherboards and that it fixes power management problems seen with the Ryzen 3 2200G and Ryzen 5 2400G APUs, providing both better performance and smoother gameplay - in some games.

AMD also releases low power Ryzen APUs
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The Ryzen 3 2200GE and Ryzen 5 2400GE

In addition to the official launch of its 2nd generation Ryzen 2000-series CPUs based on Zen+ architecture, AMD has also released two low power Ryzen APUs based on Raven Ridge design with TDP set at 35W, the Ryzen 3 2200GE and the Ryzen 5 2400GE.