AMD Ryzen 5 3600 review leaked
Published in PC Hardware
Tuesday, 25 June 2019 12:15

AMD Ryzen 5 3600 review leaked


Without the correct motherboard

Spanish tech site El Chapuzas Informatico has published an exclusive AMD Ryzen 5 3600 review with benchmark comparisons spanning apps such as: Cinebench, wPrime, and Aida64 (memory); plus gaming benchmarks from the 3DMark family, Unigine Heaven 4, and Superposition; plus games like Assassin's Creed Odyssey, Far Cry 5 and Total War Warhammer 2.

Via might save Huawei's bacon
Published in News
Monday, 24 June 2019 10:49

Via might save Huawei's bacon


Chinese firm caught between ROC and hard place

While US semiconductor firms Intel and AMD and others are effectively banned from shipping their technology to Chinese giant Huawei, another firm could fill the X86 processor hole in its motherboards.

AMD releases Radeon Software 19.6.2 graphics driver
Published in Graphics


Expands Vulkan API support

AMD has released its newest Radeon Software Adrenalin 2019 Edition 19.6.2 graphics driver which fixes some issues and adds further Vulkan API support with new extensions.

Custom Radeon RX 5700 cards come in mid-August
Published in Graphics


If all goes well

According to our sources, custom Radeon RX 5700 won't be available before mid-August.

Rest of AMD RX 5700 specifications revealed
Published in Graphics


Might explain why non-XT is priced higher than expected

AMD has released full specifications of its upcoming Radeon RX 5700 series, which reveal a few more details regarding the actual RDNA architecture behind first 7nm Navi GPUs as well as explains why the RX 5700 (non-XT) is priced a tad bit higher than expected.

AMD Ryzen 9 3950X breaks benchmarking records
Published in Graphics


And it is not out yet

AMD's Ryzen 9 3950X isn't out yet but it appears to be breaking benchmarking records.

Intel hires chief architect of Xbox One
Published in PC Hardware
Thursday, 13 June 2019 13:03

Intel hires chief architect of Xbox One


Scorpio, and Scarlett SoCs

Our knowledgeable sources have whispered that Intel has hired John Sell, a chap who was the chief architect of Xbox One, Scorpio, and Scarlett SoCs. John joined as an Intel Fellow to work on security.

Huawei: Ennui thought it was the zeitgeist
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Opinion: Mike Magee's Rave - War of the Worlds kicks off

I never in my wildest dreams – and my dreams are wild, by the way – that I considered that a headline could combine Mandarin, French, English and German. This one has.

AMD unveils 16-core Ryzen 9 3950X gaming CPU
Published in PC Hardware


Flagship Ryzen 3000 series with 4.7GHz boost 

In addition to giving a recap of its full Ryzen 3000 series CPU which will launch on July 7th, AMD has unveiled its newest flagship CPU, the Ryzen 9 3950X, a 16-core gaming CPU with a Boost CPU clock of 4.7GHz, and $749 price tag.

AMD displays its Navi-based RX 5700 graphics card series
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Launching July 7th at $449 and $379

At its special Next Horizon Gaming event at the E3 2019 show in Los Angeles, AMD has officially unwrapped its upcoming Radeon RX 5700 series graphics cards which will be based on 7nm Navi architecture.