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As the second quarter of 2024 is soon set to unfold, there are many things to be excited about, especially as Computex 2024 has been and gone. We now know that AMD's upcoming Ryzen 9000 series desktop processors using the new Zen 5 cores will be hitting shelves at the end of the month (31st July), and on top of this, AMD also recently slashed pricing on their Zen 4 (Ryzen 8000) processors. Intel still needs to follow suit with their 14th or 13th Gen Core series processors, but right now from a cost standpoint, AMD is in a much better position. Since the publication of our last guide, the only notable CPU to be launched was Intel's special binned Core i9-14900KS, which not only...

AMD Announces Radeon Pro W7900 & W7800: RDNA 3 Comes To Workstation Cards

With their initial consumer desktop and mobile RDNA 3 graphics products now out the door, AMD today is turning their attention to the professional visualization market. The more lucrative...

31 by Ryan Smith on 4/13/2023

ASRock Industrial 4X4 BOX-7735U UCFF PC Review: Zen 3+, RDNA2, and USB4 in a Potent Platform

ASRock Industrial is one of the few vendors with a lineup of ultra-compact form-factor (UCFF) computing systems based on the latest Intel and AMD platforms. Their lineup of NUC...

36 by Ganesh T S on 4/6/2023

AMD Announces Alveo MA35D Media Accelerator: AV1 Video Encode at 1W Per Stream

AMD this morning is launching a new dedicated media accelerator and video encode card for data centers – and the first to be released under the AMD brand &ndash...

14 by Ryan Smith on 4/6/2023

Samsung and AMD Renew GPU Architecture Licensing Agreement: More RDNA Exynos Chips to Come

In a joint press release released this evening, AMD and Samsung have announced that the two companies are renewing their GPU architecture licensing agreement for Samsung’s Exynos SoCs. The...

3 by Ryan Smith on 4/6/2023

Asus Preps ROG Ally: A Portable Windows Game Console with Custom Zen 4 + RDNA 3 APU

Asus has begun teasing its own portable game console, the ROG Ally, which the company is positioning as a high-end offering for the handheld PC gaming market. With its...

18 by Anton Shilov on 4/5/2023

AMD Computing & Graphics EVP Rick Bergman to Retire - Jack Huynh Named Replacement

In a brief press release sent out yesterday afternoon, AMD has announced that its executive leadership team is going to see some changes. Rick Bergman, the current executive vice...

1 by Ryan Smith on 4/5/2023

The AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D Review: A Simpler Slice of V-Cache For Gaming

In February, AMD released the first parts in its highly anticipated Ryzen 7000X3D series. This new line combines AMD's 3D V-Cache packaging with high-performance and highly efficient Zen 4...

53 by Gavin Bonshor on 4/5/2023

AMD Quietly Launches A620 Platform: Sub $100 AM5 Motherboards

AMD has introduced its entry-level A620 platform for AM5 processors. The new platform is designed to power inexpensive PCs that use AMD's CPUs in AM5 packaging based on the...

28 by Anton Shilov on 4/4/2023

AMD: Ryzen Mobile 7040HS “Phoenix” Laptops Delayed Until April

For everyone who has been eagerly waiting for the first laptops incorporating AMD’s monolithic Zen 4 mobile CPU, AMD sends word on a Friday afternoon that you’ll be waiting...

57 by Ryan Smith on 3/17/2023

AMD Announces Zen 4 EPYC Embedded 9004 Series: Up to 96 Cores With 1P and 2P Solutions

While AMD's portfolio of embedded products doesn't receive quite as much attention as it should, it's not a product lineup to be underestimated. AMD's "fourth platform" covers a surprisingly...

15 by Gavin Bonshor on 3/14/2023

Cadence Delivers Technical Details on GDDR7: 36 Gbps with PAM3 Encoding

When Samsung teased the ongoing development of GDDR7 memory last October, the company did not disclose any other technical details of the incoming specification. But Cadence recently introduced the...

29 by Anton Shilov on 3/8/2023

AMD Announces The Last of Us Part 1 Game Bundle For Radeon RX 6000 & 7000 Video Cards

The Last of Us Part 1, a remaster of the original Playstation-hit, is making its way to the PC on March 28. To celebrate the feat or to let...

7 by Zhiye Liu on 3/8/2023

The AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D Review: AMD's Fastest Gaming Processor

This week is the long-awaited launch of AMD's second generation of V-Cache equipped consumer chips, the Ryzen 7000X3D family. Aimed primarily at gamers, tomorrow morning AMD will be releasing...

123 by Gavin Bonshor on 2/27/2023

ASRock Industrial's 4X4 BOX 7000/D5 Series Brings Zen 3+ and USB4 40Gbps to UCFF Systems

ASRock Industrial's lineup of ultra-compact form-factor machines in the NUC BOX (Intel-based) and 4X4 BOX (AMD-based) series has gained popularity over the last couple of years. Being the first...

40 by Ganesh T S on 2/10/2023

AMD’s Ryzen 7000X3D Chips Get Release Dates: February 28th and April 6th, For $699/$599/$449

AMD today has announced the launch date and prices for its eagerly anticipated Ryzen 7000X3D series processors. Aimed primarily at gamers, the company’s first L3 V-Cache equipped Ryzen 7000...

65 by Ryan Smith on 2/1/2023

The AMD Ryzen 9 7900, Ryzen 7 7700, and Ryzen 5 7600 Review: Zen 4 Efficiency at 65 Watts

In Q3 of last year, AMD released the first CPUs based on its highly anticipated Zen 4 architecture. Not only did their Ryzen 7000 parts raise the bar in...

55 by Gavin Bonshor on 1/9/2023

A Lighter Touch: Exploring CPU Power Scaling On Core i9-13900K and Ryzen 9 7950X

One of the biggest running gags on social media and Reddit is how hot and power hungry CPUs have become over the years. Whereas at one time flagship x86...

61 by Gavin Bonshor on 1/6/2023

CES 2023: AMD Instinct MI300 Data Center APU Silicon In Hand - 146B Transistors, Shipping H2’23

Alongside AMD’s widely expected client product announcements this evening for desktop CPUs, mobile CPUs, and mobile GPUs, AMD’s CEO Dr. Lisa Su also had a surprise up her sleeve...

38 by Ryan Smith on 1/5/2023

AMD Unveils Ryzen 9 7950X3D, 7900X3D, and Ryzen 7 7800X3D, Up to 128 MB of L3 Cache And 5.7 GHz Boost

During Computex 22, AMD showcased its updated CPU roadmap going through 2024, which yielded some exciting propositions to the desktop processor market. One of those products highlighted was a...

48 by Gavin Bonshor on 1/4/2023

AMD Announces Ryzen 9 7900, Ryzen 7 7700, and Ryzen 5 7600 Processors: Zen 4 at 65 W

During its keynote at CES 2023, Dr. Lisa Su, AMD's CEO, announced three new desktop processors based on its Zen 4 microarchitecture, the Ryzen 9 7900, Ryzen 7 7700...

7 by Gavin Bonshor on 1/4/2023

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