Acer’s Swift Edge clamshell introduced immediately is a delicate reminder of the so-called Intel tax. The PC gives a bigger display screen with costlier show know-how and pixels than a equally specced Acer Swift 5 ultralight for a similar worth. The opposite massive distinction between the 2 laptops is that the brand new Swift Edge opts for AMD Ryzen 6000 processors, whereas the Swift 5 makes use of Intel 12th Gen CPUs.
Acer is releasing the Swift Edge within the US this Friday with a Ryzen 7 6800U, carrying eight cores, 4MB of L2 cache, 16MB of L3 cache, and a clock velocity of two.7 GHz that may increase to 4.7 GHz. Mixed with 16GB of LPDDR5 RAM and 1TB of PCIE 4.Zero SSD storage, it will have a $1,500 MSRP.
That is the identical MSRP that the Swift 5 has as of writing and after we reviewed it in July. For that worth, you get an Intel Core i7-1260P with 4 efficiency cores (2.1-4.7 GHz), eight environment friendly cores (1.5-3.Four GHz), and 18MB of L3 cache, plus the identical RAM and storage specs because the aforementioned Swift Edge configuration.
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