AMD Ryzen bundles spotted at Amazon.com
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 22 February 2017 14:48

AMD Ryzen bundles spotted at Amazon.com


Ryzen 1800X and 1700X bundled with AiO cooler

There are plenty of leaks regarding AMD's upcoming Ryzen CPU lineup but the latest listings on Amazon.com are quite interesting as these show AMD's flagship 7 1800X and 7 1700X listed in a bundle with Corsair Hydro Series H100i v2 liquid cooler.

AMD Ryzen boxed coolers detailed
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 22 February 2017 11:39

AMD Ryzen boxed coolers detailed


Wraith Max and Wraith Spire coolers

As was the case with previous CPUs, AMD's upcoming Ryzen CPUs will be available as a tray option, without a cooler and as a "boxed" version, with cooler, and today we have a few more details regarding two boxed coolers, the Wraith Max and Wraith Spire.

AMD Ryzen 7 pricing and details revealed
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 22 February 2017 14:59

AMD Ryzen 7 pricing and details revealed


$329 to $499 to challenge $1,050 Core i7 6900k

AMD's CEO Lisa Su took to the stage to formally introduce the AMD Ryzen 7 series of CPUs. One of the key points made in the introduction was a previous revisit of the idea that high performance computing defines the user experience. AMD did a great job pricing the parts making them really aggressive and affordable and managed to increase the IPC by at much as 52 percent. 

AMD Ryzen 7 1700X CPU gets benchmarked
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 21 February 2017 14:54

AMD Ryzen 7 1700X CPU gets benchmarked


Performance close to Core i7-5960X

As we draw closer to the official launch of AMD's Ryzen CPU lineup, it is no surprise that we get to see some benchmark leaks and while there have been some around, this is the first time we have seen a few benchmarks at the same place.

AMD shows off die shots of Ryzen cores
Published in Processors
Monday, 20 February 2017 11:16

AMD shows off die shots of Ryzen cores


And selfies of core complex modules


AMD has released some selfies of the upcoming Ryzen CPU line.

AMD Ryzen 7 1800X flagship listed at €519 ex. VAT in Europe
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Points to February 28th availability

There are plenty of rumors regarding AMD's upcoming Ryzen CPUs floating around and the latest one shows some of those SKUs listed in Europe, including the flagship Ryzen 7 1800X CPU priced at €519 ex. VAT.

AMD confirms its Capsaicin event for February 28th
Published in Graphics


At the GDC 2017 show

As rumored earlier, AMD has now confirmed that it will be hosting its "Capsaicin and Cream" event at the GDC 2017 show on February 28th.

AMD releases Radeon Software ReLive 17.2.1 beta driver
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Ready for Sniper Elite 4 and For Honor

AMD has released its newest Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 17.2.1 beta driver which brings performance optimizations and support for Sniper Elite 4 and For Honor as well as a couple of fixes and performance and stability improvements.

AMD Ryzen to boost AMD stock
Published in Processors
Friday, 10 February 2017 13:34

AMD Ryzen to boost AMD stock


Performance good, stock price good

Fudzilla reported a few times that Zen and the desktop part Ryzen are a crucial part of AMD’s strategy in the future. The fact that our sources confirm that Ryzen will compete well against Core i7 Extreme edition will definitely help AMD’s stock.

Intel claims Cannonlake improvements
Published in News
Friday, 10 February 2017 11:59

Intel claims Cannonlake improvements


15 percent figure touted


Intel was showing a slide at its investor day yesterday which claims that Cannonlake will give a 15 percent performance improvement.