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Bethesda has teamed up with AMD to give away some limited edition CPU and GPU hardware. Not by coincidence, the giveaway coincides with Starfield gaining support for AMD's FidelityFX Super Resolution 3 (FSR3) upscaling technology, which came by way of the game's most recent patch (versiion 1.9.67)... Read more...
Despite considerable architectural advancements between the Steam Deck's "Van Gogh" APU and AMD's more modern mobile processors, the Steam Deck typically matches or beats the performance of other handhelds when running at very low power limits. These low power limits are critical for handhelds, as they allow... Read more...
A couple of video creators on China's Bilibili platform have gone hands-on with the MSI Claw Windows gaming handheld and come away with mixed impressions. We don't read Chinese around here, but machine translators come up with names of "Orange Buddha Series Review" and "Please, Komine" for the two channels we're... Read more...
If you're building a gaming PC from the ground up, there's a strong chance you have AMD's Ryzen processors with 3D V-cache on your radar. And if not, you shouldthe added L3 cache that's bolted on has a measurable effect on gaming performance. Additionally, the latest generation models based on Zen 4 have... Read more...
AMD Ryzen and EPYC processors are vulnerable to some serious security exploits, so you should be quick about slapping the latest system firmware into your board's BIOS. Head to your system vendor or motherboard maker's website to make sure you've got the latest firmware for your Ryzen rig or EPYC... Read more...
We have a secret to reveal to you, dear readers. It's something that Intel and AMD are rather coy about, although if we're being honest it's not exactly a "secret". The truth is this: supposed "mobile" processors that end in "HX" from both Intel and AMD are in fact not really mobile processors at all... Read more...
Four score and seven years ago our fathers may have heard whispers that work had begun on a machine at Iowa State College called the Atanasoff-Berry computer (ABC), a very early and rudimentary electronic digital computer with hundreds of vacuum tubes. Without support for real-time ray tracing and DLSS, however, they... Read more...
Popular German overclocker der8auer delided a Ryzen 7 8700G to see what untapped performance could be squeezed out of AMDs latest Zen 4 APU. He found that delidding the chip and replacing the stock thermal interface material with better alternatives resulted in significantly better thermals, and was able... Read more...
AMD's current-generation Ryzen 7000 desktop processors came out in September of 2022. That's over 16 months ago. Intel's gearing up to launch its own Arrow Lake second-generation tiled processors on the desktop, and naturally, AMD is readying its competitor: the Zen 5 architecture and the CPUs... Read more...
PC enthusiasts of a certain age will recall the bad old days before DirectX, when developers who wanted to make use of advanced acceleration hardware in graphics processors had to use a vendor-specific API for it. This meant that your ATI Rage version of Mechwarrior 2 wasn't going to work on your fancy new Rendition... Read more...
It took a minute or two, but x86 processor shipments appear to be recovering from a recent slump. According to data shared with us by Mercury Research, x86 chip shipments increased year-over-year for the first time in 24 months, with both desktop and laptop CPU shipments either growing at or exceeding normal seasonal... Read more...
AMD slightly surprised the world when it released the Ryzen 5 5600X3D exclusively at Micro Center after the launch of the Socket AM5 platform, but it was even more unusual when, at CES this year, the company announced four more Socket AM4 CPUs. It looks like Intel isn't going to be left behind in the... Read more...
Most of the time, preinstalled software on a PC can range from annoying to innocuous, with the occasional trip into "hey, this isn't so bad" territory. But sometimes, a PC can get imaged with something really nasty, causing buyers heartache well outside the norm. Such is the case with at least some AceMagic mini PCs... Read more...
Overclocker SooHo Jeong set a DDR5 frequency world record, reaching an incredible 10600MT/s utilizing AMDs new Ryzen 7 8700G APU. The new record isnt the all-out DDR5 frequency record, which is still held by Intel, but this is the highest frequency weve seen to date on AMDs latest AM5 APUs. To... Read more...
The folks at Woot are hosting a blowout sale on nearly a dozen gaming laptop models, including both brand new and factory reconditioned systems. Most of the big names are part of the sale, such as Alienware, ASUS, and MSI, to name a few. Most of these are deeply discounted laptops, with Woot slashing up to half off... Read more...
All things considered, AMD ended its fiscal year on a high note with its fourth quarter (of 2023) revenue coming in at $6.2 billion, for a quarterly profit of $667 million. For the full year, AMD reported revenue of $22.7 billion, with net income tallying $854 million. The figures are largely the result... Read more...
Despite being socketed desktop processors, AMD's new Ryzen 8000G processors have a secret: they're really mobile silicon. The Ryzen 8000G family, which we just reviewed, is based on the very same Hawk Point chips that you'll find in the Ryzen 8040U and Ryzen 8040HS series mobile... Read more...
The next product in Ayaneo's Remake collection, which pays homage to gaming hardware of years past, has just launched. Known as the Flip, this handheld gaming PC actually comes in two forms that are fundamentally similar, yet have one big difference. They sport gorgeous 7" 120Hz LCD screens, Hall-effect inputs, and... Read more...
AMD Ryzen 7 8700G -  MSRP $329 |  AMD Ryzen 5 8600G - MSRP $229 AMD Ryzen 8000G series APUs combine Zen 4 processor cores with integrated RDNA3 Radeon graphics in one, power-efficient package for socket AM5.   Power Efficient Platform High Performance iGPU... Read more...
Our collective desire for increasingly thinner, lighter, and more premium-designed laptops has, in many cases, come at the expense of do-it-yourself (DIY) repair and replacement options. Does it really have to be that way, though? Framework argues otherwise and its modular laptops are proof that we can indeed have our... Read more...
The mental image that appears when you think of a 'desktop PC' is probably a big black boxor beige and horizontal, if you're of a certain age. Certainly there's still a massive market for DIY PCs in tower cases, but the majority of folks buying desktops these days could probably be best served by a mini-PC. For... Read more...
Right now, AMD's mobile processors range from the lowly Ryzen 7020 series, codenamed Mendocino, all the way up to the powerful (and power-thirsty) Ryzen 7045 series, known as Dragon Range. Nestled in between, you have the Ryzen 7035 series, Rembrandt, serving mainstream customers, and then... Read more...
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