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AMD's Zen CPU's will need to be slowed
Published in PC Hardware
Friday, 12 August 2022 12:43

AMD's Zen CPU's will need to be slowed


Medium-severity flaw means you will have to listen to the sound of one hand clapping for a while 

 AMD’s Zen CPUs are vulnerable to a medium-severity flaw which means AMD will have to turn off SMT technology which will make the chips pretty much as bad as Intel's.

Keller furious after K12 Project cancelled
Published in PC Hardware


'Stupidly Cancelled'

Zen One, Two, and three chip architect, Jim Keller told a conference that his K12 ARM CPU project was 'Stupidly Cancelled' after he left AMD.

AMD updates its Zen CPU roadmap
Published in PC Hardware
Thursday, 09 June 2022 23:48

AMD updates its Zen CPU roadmap


Zen 4 will have a V-Cache version and Zen 5 comes in 2024

At its Financial Analyst Day, AMD has updated its CPU roadmap, giving us a bit more official details about its future, confirming that Zen 5 will be coming in 2024, and confirming more details on what to expect from the Zen 4 architecture-based lineup.

Latest consoles could be tiggered by poor internet
Published in Gaming


It could be only one hand clapping says Zen

New research from Zen Internet has found that internet issues could ruin the party for gamers as the consoles rely on big software updates.

Jim Keller did his Intel job, moves out
Published in News


Four leaders continue his work

A lot of people were surprised to learn that Jim Keller decided to leave Intel for personal reasons. We were less surprised than the rest of his colleagues, just based on Jim’s track record as we believe that Keller went and did what he was hired to do, and left. 

DFI puts Ryzen Embedded R1000 Zen CPU on GHF51 board
Published in PC Hardware


84x55mm motherboard with Zen CPU and Vega GPU

DFI has managed to squeeze in AMD's Ryzen Embedded R1000 series processor with Zen CPU and Vega GPU on a Raspberry Pi-sized motherboard, the DFI GHF51.

AMD updates its CPU and GPU roadmaps
Published in PC Hardware
Friday, 06 March 2020 00:35

AMD updates its CPU and GPU roadmaps


Zen 3 on track and RDNA 2 comes with NAVI 2X

AMD's CEO and President, Dr. Lisa Su, has kicked off AMD's Financial Analyst Day 2020 talking about the progress AMD made in the last few years as well as what we can expect from the company in future, including an updated CPU and GPU roadmaps with Zen 3, Zen 4, as well as RDNA 2, and RDNA 3.

AMD Athlon 200GE now available
Published in PC Hardware
Wednesday, 19 September 2018 13:16

AMD Athlon 200GE now available


Zen and Vega for $55

AMD has announced the availability of its Athlon 200GE APU which comes with two Zen CPU cores paired up with Radeon Vega 3 graphics, all for $55.

AMD unveils $55-priced Athlon 200GE
Published in PC Hardware
Friday, 07 September 2018 16:22

AMD unveils $55-priced Athlon 200GE


Zen and Vega on a dual-core APU

AMD has decided to keep the Athlon brand alive and has launched the Athlon 200GE, an entry-level APU with two Zen-cores with SMT-enabled, as well as Vega graphics with 3CUs, all at $55.

AMD makes a semi-custom SoC for China market
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Updated: Could be perfect for a living room PC

AMD has announced a new semi-custom SoC at ChinaJoy, based on Zen CPU cores and Vega graphics, which was created for ??? Subor company and its new console/PC, expected to launch in late-August.