Coming to DIY market later this year
AMD has officially launched its Ryzen 5000G series APUs based on Zen 3 CPU cores and Radeon Vega graphics. Unfortunately, these will first go to OEMs, and the DIY market can expect it on retail/e-tail shelves later this year.
Alienware has an AMD option
Dell's next Alienware M15 will ship with an AMD Ryzen 5000 CPU, in a move which is rather bad news for Intel.
Threadripper PRO now available in retail/e-tail
AMD has announced that its Ryzen Threadripper PRO CPUs are now finally available in retail/e-tail for PC enthusiasts and DIY as opposed to being only available via OEMs and system integrators.
Core i9-11900K will beat Ryzen 9 5900X when it launches later in Q1 2021
During its CES 2021 news conference, all about Intel's new 11th gen Core H-series processors, also gave a preview of the upcoming next-generation Alder Lake, and most importantly, its 11th gen Core S-series desktop CPUs, codename Rocket Lake-S, which, according to Intel, will bring significant UPC improvement, as well as reclaim the gaming performance crown.
Cezanne is much faster than Renoir
As AMD is scheduled to launch its next-generation mobile processors at CES 2021, it does not come as a surprise that Cezanne, based on Zen 3 core, has appeared online and benchmarked in Geekbench 5, showing significant performance improvement over Zen 2-based Renoir.
Ready for Ryzen 5000 series
G.Skill has unveiled its new DDR4 memory specifications under the Trident Z Neo series, which will be optimized for Ryzen 5000 series CPUs and available in high-frequency, low-latency, or high-capacity kits, reaching DDR4-4000 frequency, CL14 latency, or 64GB capacity.
Review roundup: Plenty of performance but a higher price tag
The embargo on reviews for AMD's first Ryzen 5000 series desktop CPU SKUs have been lifted and we now have a chance to see how well these four SKUs, the Ryzen 9 5950X, Ryzen 9 5900X, Ryzen 7 5800X, and the Ryzen 5 5600X, perform in benchmarks, games, and applications.
Full AIO liquid cooler as well
With the upcoming launch of AMD's Ryzen 5000 series CPUs as well as Radeon RX 6000 series graphics cards, EKWB has prepared a rather neat surprise, teasing full AMD themed blocks, including a full AMD liquid cooling kit, and an AIO Radeon RX 6800/6900 cooler.
Zen 3 on October 8th and RDNA 2 on October 28th
AMD has finally unveiled the date for its two big events scheduled for October, including a Zen 3 event on October 8th, and the RDNA 2/Radeon RX 6000 series event scheduled for October 28th.