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AMD has already shown the world the power of it 7nm Zen 3 architecture with the release of the Ryzen 5000 Series of desktop CPUs, and that winning formula will continue when the company unveils it Ryzen 5000 APUs sometime in 2021. However, things are going to get a bit complicated for customers looking to buy a system... Read more...
AMD is the process of assembling a star-studded cast of Zen 3 CPUs, starting with its initial batch of Ryzen 5000 series for the desktop. Give it some time and Zen 3 will spill over to other product lines. One of those will be AMD's EYPC lineup for servers, and ahead of an official launch, an EPYC 7763 has been... Read more...
AMD just unleashed the Ryzen 5000 Series onto 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...
AMD's Ryzen 5000 family of Zen 3 processors launched last week, and as most were expecting, the reviews were overwhelmingly positive. While AMD didn't take the performance crown in every single benchmark, its lead in the majority of them was significant enough that Intel was seeing taillights the majority of the... Read more...
You knew that sooner or later, someone would perform surgery on a Ryzen 5000 series CPU, peeling away the integrated heatspreader (IHS) to give us a look at the actual die. This is a process that is not for the faint of heart (or faint of wallet/purse, either). And now just days after Zen 3 made its retail launch... Read more...
For those of us that have slogged through 2020, missing out on hot hardware has become a common occurrence over the past few months. The supply issues have stricken popular products like the NVIDIA RTX 30 Series, PlayStation 5, and Xbox Series S/X. And now if commentary from an ASUS employee is to be believed, AMD... Read more...
Listen up, Zen 3 is the real deal on the desktop, as we have seen in our review of the Ryzen 9 5950X and Ryzen 9 5900X. It pretty much performed like we expected and hoped it would—wonderfully, in other words. But the desktop is just a single destination for Zen 3. It is also headed to servers in EPYC fashion, and a... Read more...
At long last, the Ryzen 5000 series has arrived, and as expected, it "sets a new performance bar," as Marco notes in his review of the Ryzen 9 5950X and Ryzen 9 5900X. Check it out for all of the delightful details, complete with a bevy of actual (read: not leaked!) benchmark results. As for overclocking, we saw some... Read more...
AMD made some bold claims when it unveiled the Zen 3-based Ryzen 5000 series during its event early last month. Terms like “historic IPC uplift”, “fastest for gamers”, and “leading power efficiency” -- among a few other superlatives -- were bandied about with impunity. Over the course of the announcement,... Read more...
The time has come for AMD's Ryzen 5000 family of processors, which are available to purchase today from some of your favorite retailers. Although you can catch our review of the Ryzen 9 5950X and Ryzen 9 5900X here, the main takeaway is that the processors live up to the hype and will be highly sought-after items for... Read more...
Today is a day that calls for patience. Obviously that relates to the US presidential election results, which are still being tallied. But we also have another day to go before AMD's Ryzen 5000 series lands on retail shelves, with reviews and benchmarks in tow. Unless your name is Lawrence Timme, in which case you... Read more...
All of these early (read: leaked) Zen 3 benchmarks invite hyperbolic statements, because simply put, the numbers indicate AMD has hit a home run with its Ryzen 5000 series. We will know for sure soon enough, when the new chips land at retail in a few days. In the run up to the retail launch, however, another early... Read more...
Zen 3 is a force to be reckoned with, assuming the various benchmark leaks are even remotely accurate. Not that we are surprised—Zen 2 is one heck of a CPU architecture, so it stands to reason that Zen 3 will be as well. How much better is the question, and some newly leaked scores for a Ryzen 9 5950X may help answer... Read more...
Are we enjoying the Chip Wars of 2020 yet? Things are just getting started, folks. AMD is talking a big game about Zen 3 and its Ryzen 5000 series, which will debut to retail next week. More than just lip service, multiple leaks suggest AMD has a real winner on its hands. This is evidenced yet again in a validated... Read more...
In absolutely no uncertain terms, AMD claims its Ryzen 5000 desktop processors are the fastest gaming CPUs in the world," a distinction that Intel has held onto for a long time. The company is also claiming a hefty 19 percent IPC (instructions per clock) uplift over its Zen 2 stack. If you are worried it is just a... Read more...
If you are not already dreaming and drooling about the prospect of building a high-end PC around AMD's flagship Ryzen 9 5950X processor, some newly leaked benchmarks might just do it. Over on Geekbench (where else?), there exists a handful of benchmark runs showing the mighty processor nudging a little past... Read more...
NVIDIA’s problems with supplying ample GeForce RTX 30 Series Ampere graphics cards to customers have been well-documented on this site. CEO Jensen Huang indicated "the demand issue is that it is much greater than we expected - and we expected really a lot” and that "demand will outstrip all of our supply through the... Read more...
Yesterday, we brought you news about the upcoming Ryzen 5000 family of APUs that will find their way into laptops starting early next year. What we also learned is that despite the fact that AMD has taken steps to align its APU and CPU family with the 5000 Series branding, things are still going to be a bit... Read more...
You have questions, I have questions, we all have questions about AMD's recently announced Ryzen 5000 series, and specifically regarding how actual performance stacks up with the company's claim of a 19 percent IPC (instructions per clock) uplift over the Ryzen 3000 series. Reliable answers will have to wait until the... Read more...
On this episode of HotHardware's Two And A Half Geeks podcast, we'll be talking up AMD's recently announced Zen 3-based Ryzen 5000 series processors, Google's new Pixel 4a 5G and Pixel 5 Android smartphones, the latest 5G Apple iPhones, a vintage eMachines system reborn with Ryzen and Radeon firepower and details of... Read more...
There is plenty of incentive to considering building a PC around one of AMD's newly announced Ryzen 5000 series processors, assuming the performance claims prove accurate. But lest anyone needs a nudge, AMD is sweetening the pot with a game bundle, where certain CPU purchases are eligible to receive Far Cry 6... Read more...
Yowza! AMD made some bold claims during the unveiling of its Ryzen 5000 series, which will land on retail shelves next month. According to AMD, its upcoming Zen 3 chips are "the fastest gaming CPUs in the world," a boast that belonged to Intel up to this point. But is Zen 3 all that and a bag of sea salt and vinegar... Read more...
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