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What we know about the custom Ryzen Surface Edition processor in the Surface Laptop 3

AMD’s laptop business got a ginormous boost when Microsoft announced a custom Ryzen with Radeon Vega graphics for its 15-inch Surface Laptop 3.

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Inside Apple’s A13 Bionic system-on-chip

The fastest chip ever in an iPhone, and maybe the fastest chip ever in any smartphone.

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Intel launches powerful Core-X series processors at drastically lower prices

Intel's next-gen “Cascade-X” chips will go on sale in November, touted as the ultimate creator’s platform for freelancers and enthusiasts.

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AMD's Ryzen 3 3200G with Radeon graphics is ready to game for just $75

The Ryzen 3 3200G is just $75 at Fry's, a $20 discount compared to other shops.

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AMD bundles Ryzen, Radeon with Borderlands 3, The Outer Worlds, and Ghost Recon Breakpoint

AMD's latest game bundles give Borderlands 3, The Outer Worlds, and Ghost Recon Breakpoint to Ryzen and Radeon buyers, along with three free months of Xbox Game Pass for PC.

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AMD drops a 12-core Ryzen 9 Pro 3900 chip among other business-focused CPUs

AMD's new Ryzen Pro CPUs will feature Memory Guard, which encrypts RAM in real time

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Intel's Core i9-9900K, the fastest gaming CPU, is cheaper than ever

We love the Core i9-9900K for gaming, and today you can get it from Amazon at its all-time low.

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Grab a Ryzen 5 2600 and 16GB of RGB RAM for $205 today

Get $15 off the sticker price of a solid previous generation AMD Ryzen CPU and 16GB of RGB RAM from Newegg.

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AMD's 12-core Threadripper 1920X drops to a staggeringly cheap $200

The Threadripper 1920X is just $200 via a third-party seller on Amazon.

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Two of AMD's best 2nd-gen Ryzen chips are on sale for insanely cheap

Grab the Ryzen 3 2200G for $60 at Amazon right now, and the Ryzen 7 2700X is just $200.

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Intel: Core i9-9900KS, Cascade Lake-X chips will ship in October

At IFA, Intel tries to head off AMD's next-gen Threadripper by announcing a timetable for its monstrous Core i9-9900KS and the upcoming Cascade Lake-X multicore processors.

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AMD acknowledges 3rd-gen Ryzen boost bug, says fix is coming September 10

AMD says that it will provide a BIOS fix to address reports that its 3rd-gen Ryzen chips can't hit advertised turbo boost speeds.

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Ask a PC expert: Should you buy an unlocked K-series Intel CPU, or save money on a non-K chip?

PCWorld CPU guru breaks down what you get and what you don't when you pay extra for an unlocked K-series Intel processor.

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A new 32-core AMD Threadripper appears on benchmark site

AMD has promised more details on a new Threadripper chip soon; is it possible that this 32-core chip is it?

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What we might expect from Apple’s A13 chip

The A13 will surely be Apple’s fastest iPhone chip yet, but the focus will likely be on the Neural Engine.

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Intel's overclockable Core i5-9600K is on sale for $219, its lowest price ever

Amazon is selling Intel's six-core Core i5-9600K at its best price yet.

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Intel announces Comet Lake, a faster, 10th-gen Whiskey Lake chip for mainstream laptops

Intel's new Comet Lake processor is essentially a faster version of Whiskey Lake with some 10th-gen features added to it, forming the foundation of business notebook PCs and some mainstream laptops.

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Intel reveals more about its Lakefield stacked CPU, due to ship in late 2019

Intel pegged late 2019 to ship its Lakefield technology, which stacks Sunny Cove and Atom CPUs to share the processing load. We expect it to be used for thin-and-light laptops.

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