Acers upcoming laptops will include AMD Ryzen 4000 mobile processors
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Acer has announced that it will release a new version of its Aspire 5 laptop this year, powered by AMDs Ryzen 5 4500U mobile chip. The company has also revealed the release date for its Ryzen-powered Swift 3.
With both lines, Acer aims to provide fairly slim products at an affordable price; reviewers often note that the devices look and feel more expensive than they are. The U-Series, which both laptops incorporate, is designed for ultraportable devices.
The 14-inch Swift 3 includes the 15W Ryzen 7 4700U, with eight cores, eight threads, and 2.0 GHz base speeds that can boost up to 4.1 GHz. Its comprised of an aluminum chassis and a magnesium-aluminum lid; the company…