Items tagged with matisse

The official introduction of AMD's Ryzen 3000 Zen 2 processors and the accompanying X570 chipset are just days away. We already know quite about the processors and supporting chipset courtesy of leaks, and today we're learning about official memory specs for the Ryzen 3000 desktop processor family. According to momomo_us, which has already provided us with a multitude of leaks on upcoming Ryzen and Radeon Navi products, Ryzen 3000 processors will include official support for the JEDEC DDR4-3200 memory specification. For those keeping score, first-generation Ryzen 1000 processors (Zen) supported up to DDR4-2666, while second-generation Ryzen 2000 processors (Zen+) bumped that to DDR4-2933.... Read more...
The enthusiast community is eagerly awaiting the arrival of AMD's third-generation Ryzen 3000 series processors. These Ryzen 3000 processors are based on 7-nanometer Zen 2 architecture, which is codenamed Matisse, and will take the fight directly to Intel’s popular Core processor family. AMD gave us our first glimpse at an 8-core, 16-thread Ryzen 3000 processor at this year's Consumer Electronics Shows, where it put up performance comparable to Intel's mighty Core i9-9900K. Now, a new report from RedGamingTech suggests that these new mainstream processors will come to market in July. More specifically, the publication says that its sources have indicated a launch... Read more...
Leading up the official unveil of AMD's third-generation Ryzen desktop processors, we were anticipating the arrival of higher-end 12- and 16-core SKUs based on previous leaks. But when CEO Lisa Su took to the stage, she only gave us a sneak peek at an 8-core, 12-thread Zen 2-based Ryzen 3000 series processor.  However, Su later hinted in a post-keynote interview that "you might expect that we will have more than eight cores." Well, here we are with a UserBenchmark database entry that was uncovered by notorious hardware sleuth Tum Apisak. The listing is for a 12-core, 24-thread SKU using the AM4 socket, which points directly to this being a mainstream Ryzen desktop processor.... Read more...
AMD made the CPU market competitive again earlier this year with the launch of Ryzen 7, Ryzen 5 and Ryzen 3. Then, the company turned heads again with the launch of Ryzen Threadripper for enthusiasts. With these successful launches under its belt, AMD isn't easing off the gas anytime soon. In fact, a leaked roadmap shows what AMD has planned for the next two years with regards to processors. Coming up in 2018, we'll see Pinnacle Ridge on the desktop, which is based on the current Summit Ridge architecture. There won't be many big architectural improvements with these processors, although process refinements (12nm FinFET) and optimizations will result in overall clock-for-clock performance uplift... Read more...