Said it should ship on April 19th
German Amazon has leaked one of the AMD's upcoming Pinnacle Ridge CPUs, the Ryzen 5 2600X, with the shipping date set for April 19th.
AMD will keep AM4 and TR4 sockets
A fresh leak of AMD's CPU roadmap has leaked online confirming some of the previous rumors and codenames as well as giving a glimpse of new HEDT, CPU and APU codenames that will come in 2020.
The lineup includes four SKUs, ranging from $199 to $369
Following a recent leak where we saw some of the first Ryzen 2000 CPU benchmarks - codenamed Pinnacle Ridge - we now have the full set of slides which show the launch lineup, scheduled for April, as well as more performance and feature details for both CPUs and the new X470 chipset.
Not thermal paste like Raven Ridge APUs
In the aftermath of Raven Ridge delidding, which revealed that it uses thermal paste under the IHS, AMD's Robert Hallock took to Reddit to note that this won't be the case with the upcoming Pinnacle Ridge CPUs, based on 12nm manufacturing process and usually known as the Ryzen + CPUs.
We wanted to address something that might not get enough coverage as it deserves. A few weeks, back AMD’s CTO Mark Papermaster confirmed that that the Zen 2 design has been finished
Celeron, Pentium, Core i3, and Core i5 SKUs
As Intel is expected to reveal the rest of its Coffee Lake-S lineup sometime next month, it comes as no surprise that some of those SKUs have already leaked online.
Let’s downgrade them when making money
AMD took a bit hit after Morgan Stanley’s Joseph Moore thought he'd figured out AMD, and he doesn’t see rosy things for the company.
Review Roundup: Good performance, lousy availability and new chipset
Intel's 8th generation Coffee Lake CPUs are now finally "available" and with plenty of reviews around, we get to see what Intel's move to a six-core mainstream lineup has to bring to the table, offering good performance but suffering from lousy availability, a need for a completely new motherboard and the choice to still use TIM.
NH-L12S and NH-L9a-AM4 for HTPCs and SFFs
Noctua has unveiled two new low-profile CPU coolers that are actually successors of the earlier available NH-L9a and NH-L12 but now have proper support for AM4 socket and AMD's Ryzen CPUs.
Making it compatible with many AiO coolers
According to a new report, AMD could be bundling its upcoming Threadripper CPUs with Asetek retention kit, which should make plenty of AiO coolers compatible with the new TR4 socket on the upcoming X399 chipset motherboards.