The folks over at System76 have been quite busy. A few months ago the Oryx Pro got Alder Lake processors and RTX 30-series Ti GPUs. And just last week they released the new version of the Thelio desktop with swappable accents. Now they’ve upgraded the Oryx Pro once more, both in terms of the screen and the RAM. The RAM has been upgraded from DDR4 to DDR5. According to the press documentation, this newer class of RAM boasts “50 percent faster transfer speeds” over the previous generation while drawing less power.
The Oryx Pro is a laptop from System76 that features an Alder Lake processor and a powerful RTX 30-series GPU. Per my conversation with Adam Balla, media relations manager at System76, all of System76’s laptops are named after African fauna. In this particular case, the Oryx Pro is named after the antelope, which, according to the African Wildlife Foundation, “are a true desert animal, with a thick, horse-like neck; a short mane; and a compact, muscular body.
The Pulse by Tuxedo Computers is a thin, quiet laptop that boasts a great battery life. Improvements over the last-generation model include a larger screen with a higher refresh rate, as well as a USB-C port with DisplayPort 1.4 support. Unfortunately as far as the positive traits go, that’s just about it. It’s probably one of the most broken, frustrating laptops I’ve ever had to deal with. Specs The second-generation Pulse comes in a 15.
Oh yeah kid, a new (refurbished) laptop in all it’s glory. Here’s some photos: Comes with a Ryzen 9 5900X, a RTX 3060, 16 GB DDR4 RAM clocked at 3,200 MHz, and 500 GB of PCIe Gen 3 storage. Full review, including benchmarks, will be on Boiling Steam. Reason for this is, LGC is too new to be asking for hardware review units at this point; when I asked for this unit I was writing for BS at the time.