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