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.  

AMD Zen 2 rumored to offer 10-15 percent IPC uplift
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Might even bring higher core count to AM4

According to recent rumors, AMD's Zen 2 architecture will bring impressive IPC performance boost and could even bring a higher core count, all thanks to the new 7nm manufacturing process.

AMD 2nd gen Threadripper could launch in mid-August
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The 32-core/64-thread beast incoming

According to the latest reports, AMD could be launching its 2nd Generation Threadripper SKUs on August 13th and it could cost a pretty penny.

More Ryzen 3 2300X and Ryzen 5 2500X details appear
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Both are good overclockers

While we have already seen some details, a fresh leak regarding AMD's upcoming Ryzen 3 2300X and Ryzen 5 2500X SKUs has shown up online, revealing a lot more details as well as an impressive overclocking potential.

AMD Ryzen 3 2300X spotted in benchmarks
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Tuesday, 03 July 2018 16:21

AMD Ryzen 3 2300X spotted in benchmarks


Little quad-core is quite an overclocker

AMD has enjoyed the praise its Ryzen 2nd Generation CPUs have been getting from both the press and consumers but now it appears that the entry-level market will be getting the same taste with Ryzen 3 2300X, which happens to be quite an overclocker, at least judging from these first leaks.

Intel Gaming offers @AMDRyzen an 8086K CPU
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Twitter wars

Intel found its sense of humor and offered to send @AMDRyzen twitter account, a brand-new Core i7 8086K.

AMD takes another stab at Intel
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Monday, 18 June 2018 21:37

AMD takes another stab at Intel


Offers to exchange sweepstake Core i7-8086K for Threadripper 1950X

AMD is having a blast in taking stabs at Intel these days and in its latest one, it goes for the recently announces Intel sweepstake, offering to exchange the prized Core i7-8086K limited edition CPU for a brand new Threadripper 1950X CPU.

AMD has new cooler for 2nd generation Ryzen Threadripper
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Wraith Ripper developed with Cooler Master

While demonstrating the 24-core and 32-core 2nd generation Threadripper CPUs at the Computex 2018 show, AMD was keen to note that these were air cooled, by non other than a brand new Wraith Ripper CPU cooler developed by AMD in cooperation with Cooler Master.

AMD ups the CPU wars, raining on Intel's 28-core parade with something better
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12nm Zen+ cores and on track for launch in Q3 2018

As expected, AMD has announced its upcoming 2nd generation Ryzen Threadripper HEDT CPUs at the Computex 2018 press conference, putting more pressure on Intel and its earlier announced, and unnamed, 28-core HEDT CPU.

Mystery high end Ryzen 7 2800H APU spotted
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Quad-core CPU with Radeon RX Vega 11 GPU

A mystery high end Ryzen 7 2800H APU has been spotted online, featuring four Zen+ CPU cores and Radeon RX Vega 11 GPU.