First Ryzen 2 CPU benchmarks appear online
Published in Processors

Ryzen 7 2000 running at up to 4.35GHz

A leak coming from South Korea has revealed some of the first performance details regarding AMD's upcoming 2nd generation Ryzen CPUs based on 12nm Zen+ architecture.

AMD releases Radeon Software 18.3.1 driver
Published in Graphics

Brings several game improvements and fixes

AMD has released its latest Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.3.1 driver which brings performance improvements and optimizations for several games, bug fixes and  completely new Radeon eSports Experience optimizations.

More Hades Canyon details emerge
Published in Processors

You can even smell the brimstone and hear the cries of the damned

Intel and AMD's collaboration which sees Intel Kaby Lake CPUs paired with an on-package Radeon RX Vega-derived GPU appears to have some rather good figures. 

AMD bundles Far Cry 5 with select Radeon equipped systems
Published in News

Systems with  RX Vega 64, Vega 56 or RX 580

AMD has launched a limited time promotion which gives a free copy of the Far Cry 5 game to those that buy a PC system with select Radeon graphics cards.

AMD's Ryzen not for a Dell
Published in Processors

Intel-AMD duopoly is a long way off

While AMD's Ryzen chips are rather good, Dell EMC is not particularly interested and will remain loyal to Chipzilla.

AMD gains on Nvidia
Published in Graphics
28 February 2018

AMD gains on Nvidia

Thanks to crypto-miners

AMD is slowly gaining ground on Nvidia thanks to its GPUs being more popular among crypto-miners.

AMD expands Epyc and Ryzen lines
Published in Processors

Wants  a golden age for high-performance embedded processors

AMD has expanded its Epyc and Ryzen product lines to create what it is calling a "new age for high-performance embedded processors".

AMD Ryzen 5 2600 spotted in Geekbench database
Published in Processors

200MHz higher clock on engineering sample

Although AMD's next-generation 12nm Ryzen 2000 series desktop CPUs won't be coming before April, it does not mean that there won't be a few leaks and the latest one reveals a few more details regarding the Ryzen 5 2600 CPU which was spotted in the Geekbench database.

AMD Pinnacle Ridge CPUs to have soldered IHS
Published in Processors

Not thermal paste like Raven Ridge APUs

In the aftermath of Raven Ridge delidding, which revealed that it uses thermal paste under the IHS, AMD's Robert Hallock took to Reddit to note that this won't be the case with the upcoming Pinnacle Ridge CPUs, based on 12nm manufacturing process and usually known as the Ryzen + CPUs. 

AMD Ryzen with Radeon Vega APUs now available
Published in Processors

Review roundup: Ryzen 3 2200G and Ryzen 5 2400G

AMD's new desktop APUs are now finally available on retail/e-tail shelves and there are plenty of reviews around as well, showing what you get when you pair up four cores based on Zen CPU architecture with Radeon Vega-based IGP with 11 or 8 CUs.