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AMD is on one heck of a run with its Zen architecture. The company really hit its stride with Zen 2 (Ryzen 3000 series on the desktop), which helped the company steal market share away from Intel and, just as importantly, gain mind share with enthusiasts. Zen 3 is even better (albeit in short supply at the moment)... Read more...
AMD is in the midst of one heck of a run. Remember the company's Bulldozer architecture? It's ancient history at this point, and scores of gamers and PC users in general are clamoring for the company's latest generation Ryzen 5000 series CPUs, based on its Zen 3 architecture. They're fresh from the oven and in short... Read more...
Today is the big day for AMD's flagshipRadeon RX 6900 XT. Reviews should be arriving shortly, which means that the cards will also soon be available for sale. Unfortunately for all of the gaming enthusiasts out there, the promised performance potential of the Radeon RX 6900 XT; the fact that it's the top-end SKU which... Read more...
During 2020, the popularity of AMD processors in laptops has exploded thanks to the arrival of theRyzen 4000 series. With excellent performance, relatively low power draw, and multi-core prowess, AMD has scored many design wins and ischipping away at Intel's firewallin the laptop sector. However, given the... Read more...
AMD just unleashed theRyzen 5000 Seriesonto the enthusiast community, and the processors have so far lived up to the hype delivering a massive overall lift in IPC. They have proven to be a dominant force that are more than a match for the latest consumer offerings from Intel, and will rule the roost until Intel can... Read more...
In this latest episode of HotHardware's Two And A Half Geeks webcast we take a deep dive look at AMD's Zen 3-based Ryzen 9 5950X 16-core and Ryzen 9 5900X 12-core processors, using all of the data from our recent review. We discuss performance benchmarks, power and thermals details, availability, overclocking and much more... Please Hit Read more...
The best thing to ever happen to AMD was not the introduction of Zen or getting into discrete graphics. As great as those have both been to AMD, the company's best move was naming Dr. Lisa Su as president and CEO six years ago this month. If at this point anyone still needs more proof, they need only look at AMD's... Read more...
Building a Ryzen system right now either requires a pricey motherboard based on the flagship X570 chipset, the recently released B550, or sticking with previous-generation mid-range chipsets like the B450. Help for budget builders with severely limited funds is on the way though, in the form of the as-yet unannounced... Read more...
Back in early June, we reported thatAMD CEO Dr. Lisa Su quickly shot up the ranksto become the highest paid CEO among the S&P 500. Su, who hashelmed AMD since 2014, made a number of bold decisions that have allowed the company to claw away market share from longtime rival Intel, not only in the mainstream processor... Read more...
Hey, have you heardAMD is planning to launch its Zen 3 architecture in 2020. Of course you have, because AMD has said it a million times (slight exaggeration). Every roadmap and multiple statements have reiterated that Zen 3 is on track to launch this year, but for anyone who needs to hear it one more time, AMD has... Read more...
AMD's Ryzen 3000 family has long provided gamers with excellent single- and multi-threaded performance at reasonable prices compared to its Intel Core-based competition. Couple that with relatively low TDPs thanks to its 7nm process node, the Zen 2 processors have been quite popular. The value factor is once again... Read more...
AMD chief executive officer Dr. Lisa Su hauled in $58.5 million in compensation last year, making her the highest paid CEO in the S&P 500. Her massive pay package reflects AMD's stock performance, which in turn is tied to the success of the company's turnaround around effort with Zen and RDNA, and especially Zen... Read more...
AMDsRyzen 3000 familyof processors has been around since July 2019, and at the time included the Ryzen 5 3600 at the low-end and the Ryzen 9 3900X at the top of the heap (which was later eclipsed by the Ryzen 9 3950X). Today, AMD is expanding its lineup at the entry-level position with two new desktop... Read more...
Amazon is really finding itself under immense strain as it tries to cope with an influx of orders amid the COVID-19/coronavirus pandemic. Not only areshipping times slippingfor various products that it sells via its website (for both Amazon and Marketplace platforms), but its inventory has been obliterated when it... Read more...
We've been bombarded with Ryzen 3000 deals in recent weeks, ranging from the value-drivenRyzen 5 3600on up to theRyzen 9 3900X. Today, we've got another Ryzen 9 3900X deal for you, which throws in an added bonus for those in need of some extra high-speed storage. The Ryzen 9 3900X has an MSRP of $499, while the... Read more...
AMD has been enjoying a good run with its Ryzen family of processors, and has garnered particular praise for its most recentRyzen 3000 processors. In the tech industry, everyone is always looking forward to the next best thing, and in the case of AMD consumer desktop processors, that means the Ryzen 4000... Read more...
Earlier this week, we brought you a rather hot deal on theAMD Ryzen 5 3600processor, which was available for just $165 after a discount code and free shipping at Newegg. Today, Newegg is offering a new combo deal that pairs the processor with a mainstream ASUS X570-based motherboard. The retailer is putting the two... Read more...
Technically speaking, AMD's upcoming Ryzen 9 3950X is not a high-end desktop (HEDT) processorit's a mainstream desktop chip, even though it wields 16 cores and 32 threads of computing muscle. In contrast, Intel's upcoming Core i9-10980XE is classified as an HEDT part, with 18-cores and 36 threads. Despite the... Read more...
An online retailer in Switzerland may have revealed the release date for AMD's upcoming Ryzen 9 3950X processor. According the new product listing, the 16-core/32-thread beast is due to launch on in two and half weeks on September 30, 2019, based on "official info from AMD," if a Google translation of the text is... Read more...
We know that AMD has third-generationRyzen Threadripper processors in route, and evidence of the pending launch is starting to mount. The latest new comes from respected leaker momomo_us, who uncovered some certification details for the processor family. Both AMD's newEPYC 7002and third-generation Ryzen... Read more...
What appears to be another third-generation AMD Ryzen Threadripper processor has made an appearance on Geekbench, this time wielding 32 physical cores and 64 threads to throw at workloads. The entry points to a "Sharkstooth" part with a 3.6GHZ base frequency and 128MB (16MB x 8) of L3 cache, along with 16MB of L2... Read more...
AMD pretty much dropped a nuke on the desktop processor market with its new 7nm Zen 2 based Ryzen 3000 family of processors. As our review of theRyzen 7 3700X and Ryzen 9 3900Xshowed, these processors offer strong single- and multi-core performance in a wide variety of applications, and AMD is being very aggressive... Read more...
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