ASUS ROG Ally handheld PC to wield AMD Ryzen Z1 chipsets


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AMD this week announced new Ryzen Z1 Series CPUs for handheld PC gaming consoles.

The first hardware to feature the chipsets is the ASUS ROG Ally, a new Windows 11-based gaming handheld.

The Ryzen Z1 will include 6 cores and 12 threads, 4 AMD RDNA 3 compute units, 22MB cache, and Zen 4 architecture. The Ryzen Z1 Extreme will include 8 cores and 16 threads, 12 AMD RDNA 3 compute units, 24MB cache, and Zen 4 architecture.

The ASUS ROG Ally will sport a 7-inch 16:9 display at 1920 x 1080. In addition, the display will hold a 120Hz refresh rate for gaming.

The hardware itself will include dual analog sticks, a directional pad, four-button array, standard triggers, analog triggers, and two additional buttons on the rear.

Inputs include a headphone jack, microSD card slot, USB-C input, and option to plug in the external ROG XG Mobile GPU.

The ROG Ally availability and pricing will be announced May 11.

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