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AMD chips suffer under Windows 11
Published in News
Thursday, 14 October 2021 12:21

AMD chips suffer under Windows 11


Probably better to give the OS a miss for a bit

AMD has warned that its chips are experiencing performance issues in Windows 11, and now Microsoft’s first update to its new OS has made the problems worse.

Microsoft says sorry for kicking AMD off Xbox
Published in Gaming
Thursday, 14 October 2021 12:15

Microsoft says sorry for kicking AMD off Xbox


We should never have done it

Microsoft has said sorry to AMD for the silly decision to kick its chip off the original Xbox 20 years ago and go with Intel.

AMD Zen 3 with 3D V-cache coming in Q1 2022
Published in PC Hardware
Tuesday, 12 October 2021 23:21

AMD Zen 3 with 3D V-cache coming in Q1 2022


The company celebrates five years of Ryzen

In a special video interview/presentation celebrating five years of Ryzen and led by none other than AMD's own John Taylor and Robert Hallock, AMD shed some light about its future CPU path, including Zen 3 with 3D V-cache, Zen 4, PCIe Gen5, and DDR5.

AMD Ryzen CPUs take performance hit in Windows 11 OS
Published in PC Hardware


L3 cache latency to blame

While a bunch of AMD CPUs are officially compatible with Windows 11 OS, this does not mean all is well with the new OS, as AMD and Microsoft have made a discovery that shows an indecent impact on application performance due to higher L3 cache latency.

Huawei Matebook 16 packs Ryzen 5000H series APUs
Published in News


With a 16-inch IPS screen

Although it was announced for the Chinese market in May, Huawei is now finally bringing its Matebook 16 globally, and this notebook packs some serious power with Ryzen 5000H series APUs and 16-inch IPS touchscreen

Another Intel Core i9-12900K benchmark leaks online
Published in PC Hardware


Multi-thread score lags behind AMD

The latest Intel Core i9-12900K benchmark from CPU-Z has leaked online showing the multi-thread performance.

AMD hires former Intel executive
Published in Cloud
Wednesday, 29 September 2021 11:56

AMD hires former Intel executive


Cloudy EPYC business


AMD has hired a former Intel data centre executive to lead the cloud business for the chipmaker’s EPYC processors as it seeks to take more server market share away from its rival.

Russian aristocrat PR plays Ryff advertising music
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AMD. Intel. Now Taylor


A former senior PR executive at Intel and AMD has now a senior vice president role at Ryff - a startup making waves in Silicon Valley and now with what appears to have an office in The Smoke (London).

EVGA X570 DARK motherboard now officially launched
Published in PC Hardware


$689.99 for a high-end OC-friendly X570 motherboard

EVGA has now officially launched its newest DARK series motherboard, the EVGA X570 DARK, based on AMD's X570 chipset and designed to squeeze out the last drop of overclocking performance from AMD's AM4 socket CPUs.

AMD ready to make ARM chips
Published in PC Hardware
Friday, 17 September 2021 12:24

AMD ready to make ARM chips


But only if it has to

AMD's CFO Devinder Kumar has commented that AMD stands ready to manufacture ARM chips if needed.