Which AMD-powered laptop is best for you?

They are packed with features to get the most out of the hardware and to help you get creative… Which should you choose?

AMD Ryzen at Currys
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Shopping for a new laptop? There are thousands to choose from, all with their boxes festooned with logos. Luckily, one badge stands out as a mark of quality, whether you’re into gaming, getting busy on social media or bringing your creativity to the fore: AMD. 

AMD laptops offer blistering performance at a very reasonable price. And because their chips appear in laptops from all the top brands, there’s sure to be a laptop to suit you. Powered by AMD RyzenTM, the brand’s newest and most powerful processor, these are laptops for creatives, gamers and anyone who wants a stunning laptop at a great price, with no compromise. 

With technologies such as AMD Advantage and Smart Access Memory, AMD laptops can run the latest games, but AMD also powers affordable, all-rounder laptops that can be used for everything from work apps to casual gaming to video editing.

Let’s take a look at the great features on T3’s favourite current AMD laptop deals…

ACER Swift 3 14" Laptop - AMD Ryzen 5, 1 TB SSD, Silver

AMD Ryzen at Currys

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The great value all-rounder

This is a great value laptop, with power to spare. Running Windows, it has a hexa-core processor and plenty of RAM, to run multiple applications and handle all your social and creative needs. 

AMD’s speciality is wringing every last drop of power and longevity out of the laptops its chips power. Superb energy-efficiency means you get longer battery life, slimline design and unrivalled power for the money. 

This 14-inch ACER laptop has a massive 1TB SSD for all your photos, videos and apps. It runs faster, for longer and is perfect for students, creatives and everyday users.

LENOVO Yoga 6 13.3" 2 in 1 Laptop - AMD Ryzen 5, 256 GB SSD, Abyss Blue 

AMD Ryzen at Currys

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The two-in-one 

Using the same powerful AMD RyzenTM processor as the ACER, this super-slim, elegant laptop can be bent over backwards to transform into a touchscreen tablet, with all the wonders of Windows. 

A full-HD screen and Dolby Atmos make it great for watching movies on, and with AMD’s energy efficiency you can keep on watching and watching – battery life is up to 18 hours, which is pretty incredible. The 13.2-inch screen and a weight of just 1.32kg means this versatile laptop can go everywhere you go.

HP Pavilion 14-ec0531sa 14" Laptop - AMD Ryzen 7, 512 GB SSD, Blue

HP AMD laptop

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The all-day champ

With an upgraded AMD RyzenTM 7 chip under the hood, this affordable and slender laptop is your work and study companion by day, but can also handle some gaming in the evening. 

The battery life is an impressive 10 hours, and from the Bang & Olufsen speakers to the smart metal finish, this has all the hallmarks of a premium laptop, without the price premium. 


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