AMD to launch two new Threadrippers on October 29th
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24-core and 12-core SKUs

According to details spotted on AMD's UK Twitter account, the company will launch two new Ryzen Threadripper SKUs, the 2970WX and the 2920X, both available worldwide on October 29th.

AMD 30 percent market gain won’t happen
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Wednesday, 03 October 2018 19:21

AMD 30 percent market gain won’t happen


Now Wall Street realizes

AMD is the second best x86 maker out of two, and this is how things will remain. The recent rumors and prediction by fellow analysts and journalists that AMD can win up to a third of the market is,  pure and simple, science fiction.

AMD lists  Ryzen 7 2800H and the Ryzen 5 2600H
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Tuesday, 18 September 2018 10:46

AMD lists Ryzen 7 2800H and the Ryzen 5 2600H


Gaming chips come to notebooks

AMD listed the Ryzen 7 2800H and the Ryzen 5 2600H on its website which means that Raven Ridge architecture, found in the Ryzen 5 2400G and the Ryzen 3 2200G, is coming to gaming notebooks.

AMD's 1st-gen Threadripper CPU prices slashed
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Ryzen Threadripper 1920X drops to $399

It appears that AMD has significantly slashed the price of its 1st generation Threadripper CPUs to a level where you can get an 8-core/16-thread Threadripper 1900X for as low as $299.

Cooler Master Wraith Ripper cooler comes in September
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One to have for Threadripper 2 CPUs

Following the launch of AMD's 2nd generation Ryzen Threadripper CPUs, Cooler Master has announced its special edition Wraith Ripper tower CPU cooler, which can handle up to 250W of TDP.

Lenovo jumps the gun on rest of AMD's 2nd gen Ryzen lineup
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Ryzen 3 2300X and Ryzen 5 2500X

While AMD has officially announced its 2nd generation Ryzen desktop CPUs, there are two entry- and mid-range SKUs that are missing, the Ryzen 3 2300X and Ryzen 5 2500X. Thankfully, Lenovo has spilled the beans on these two SKUs, suggesting that they might be just around the corner.

AMD officially announces 2nd gen Ryzen Threadripper CPUs
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Four SKUs with some aggressive pricing

AMD has now officially lifted the NDA veil off its new 2nd generation Ryzen Threadripper 2000-series lineup. The lineup has four different SKUs that will be available on different dates, including the workstation-oriented Threadripper 2990WX and the Threadripper 2970WX, as well as consumer/enthusiast-oriented Threadripper 2950X and the Threadripper 2920X.

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2000 packaging smiles for the camera
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The flagship Threadripper 2990WX gets unboxed

Just a few days ahead of the official announcement, the packaging for AMD's upcoming 2nd gen Ryzen Threadripper 2000-series CPUs has appeared online alongside the full unboxing of the flagship Threadripper 2990WX.

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2 lineup show up on HWBOT
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Flagship Threadripper 2990X gets listed in Canada

Since we are drawing closer to the official launch of AMD's 2nd generation Ryzen Threadripper 2000-series CPUs, it comes as no surprise that these are starting to show up online, and currently, HWBOT is listing specification of three 2nd gen Ryzen Threadripper SKUs, while the flagship Ryzen Threadripper 2990X has been spotted in e-tail for around $1850.

AMD has great quarter but margins low
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Sunday, 29 July 2018 09:02

AMD has great quarter but margins low


No notebooks and slim EPYC

AMD got mostly positive comments on its financial performance in Q2 18, and it did a great job having the highest quarter in five years. The logic behind this data is that AMD had more than five years of very weak product portfolio to sell especially in desktop/data center and since early 2017 they finally have Ryzen on desktop and EPYC on the data center side.