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Originally announced back at CES 2020, AMD this week has finally launched its new "Renoir" Ryzen Mobile 4000 APUs. And with it, AMD's laptop partners have begun rolling out their first wave of Ryzen 4000 laptops. While we're still working on our full review for next Monday, we wanted to take a moment to take stock of the laptop market thus far, and look at the Ryzen Mobile 4000 laptops that have been released this week or are due in the coming weeks. So far, Acer, ASUS, Dell, and MSI have introduced their notebooks, and between the four OEMs, they're aiming for a wide range of the consumer market. Acer’s Swift 3 and Aspire 5 Laptops Introduced Acer was among the first to introduce its AMD Ryzen...

Dell Rolls Out 32-Inch QHD Curved Gaming Monitor (S3220DGF): Up To 165Hz with FreeSync 2

Having launched a revamped version of its flagship Alienware 34-inch curved gaming display, Dell has also put together something similar for the broader mid-range gaming market. Dell new 32-inch...

26 by Anton Shilov on 8/23/2019

Dell Unveils G5 Gaming Desktop: Starting at $629

Historically, Dell has addressed the market for higher-end gaming desktops with their Alienware-branded machines, which are frequently built around unlocked CPUs as well as advanced graphics cards. Meanwhile, for...

68 by Anton Shilov on 8/19/2019

Hot Chips 31 Keynote Day 1: Dr. Lisa Su, CEO of AMD Live Blog (1:45pm PT)

The keynote for day one at Hot Chips is from Dr. Lisa Su, AMD of CEO. AMD is riding high after successful Ryzen 3000 and 2nd Gen EPYC Rome...

22 by Dr. Ian Cutress on 8/19/2019

Retailers Begin to Sell Pre-Binned AMD Ryzen 3000 CPUs

For many PC enthusiasts, overclocking means a lot of fun, both in terms of process and the end result. To a large degree overclocking is a lottery that is...

40 by Anton Shilov on 8/14/2019

The Biostar A10N-8800E Motherboard Review: Carrizo in 2019?!

The Biostar A10N-8800 motherboard is a mini-ITX SoC option with an integrated AMD FX-8800P processor. Also featured is support for up to 32 GB of DDR4-2133 memory, a single...

75 by Dr. Ian Cutress & Gavin Bonshor on 8/14/2019

AMD Quietly Releases Low-End OEM Radeon 600 Series: Radeon Rebadge 2019

While AMD’s focus with the launch of their Radeon RX 5000 series “Navi” product stack has been on midrange desktop cards – and rightfully so – it’s not the...

28 by Ryan Smith on 8/13/2019

Lenovo Launches ThinkSystem SR635 & SR655 Servers with AMD’s EPYC ‘Rome’ CPUs

Lenovo on Wednesday introduced its first servers based on AMD’s EPYC 7002-series ‘Rome’ processors, which offer up to 64 cores and 128 PCIe 4.0 lanes. The single-socket ThinkSystem SR635...

13 by Anton Shilov on 8/8/2019

AMD Rome Second Generation EPYC Review: 2x 64-core Benchmarked

If you examine the CPU industry and ask where the big money is, you have to look at the server and datacenter market. Ever since the Opteron days, AMD's...

185 by Johan De Gelas on 8/7/2019

The AMD 2nd Gen EPYC "Rome" Launch Live Blog

The second – and arguably largest – shoe in the Zen 2 launch is dropping today: AMD’s EPYC 7002-series “Rome” processor. Based on all the things that made 3rd...

28 by Ryan Smith on 8/7/2019

Rick Bergman Returns to AMD to Lead Computing & Graphics Business

AMD has announced that Rick Bergman had rejoined the company and will lead its Computing and Graphics business. Mr. Bergman’s focus will be high-performance PCs, gaming and semi-custom businesses...

39 by Anton Shilov on 8/6/2019

Biostar Unveils Racing X570GT: An mATX Motherboard for AMD Ryzen 3000

The Micro-ATX form-factor seems to have walked into the crossfire between ATX and Mini-ITX in the recent years, and as a result, the mid-sized form factor isn't quite as...

23 by Anton Shilov on 8/5/2019

AMD Quarterly Earnings Report Q2 FY 2019

AMD announced their second quarter earnings for the 2019 fiscal year, and the company’s revenue was $1.53 billion for the quarter. This is down 13% from the same quarter...

114 by Brett Howse on 7/31/2019

AMD Releases New Chipset Drivers For Ryzen 3000: More Relaxed CPPC2 Upscaling

It’s been nearly three weeks since AMD’s launch of the new Ryzen 3000 series CPUs and our extensive coverage of the new parts. Among one of the things that...

39 by Andrei Frumusanu on 7/30/2019

AMD Joins CXL Consortium: Playing in All The Interconnects

AMD's CTO, Mark Papermaster, has published a blog post this week said that AMD has joined the Compute Express Link (CXL) Consortium. The industry group is led by a...

43 by Anton Shilov on 7/19/2019

The MSI MEG X570 Ace Motherboard Review: Ace in the Hole at $369

In our first X570 motherboard review we have the MSI MEG X570 Ace. This motherboard represents MSI's high-end range and sits in the top 3 of its product stack...

86 by Gavin Bonshor on 7/18/2019

ID Cooling IS-50X Low-Profile SFF Cooler, Rated for 130 W TDP

ID Cooling has introduced its new cooling system designed for small form-factor (SFF) PCs, for CPUs with a TDP rating of up to 130W. The IS-50X has a 120-mm...

13 by Anton Shilov on 7/17/2019

AMD’s Eight-Core Ryzen 7 2700X Now Available for $200

As a part of Prime Day deals at Amazon, AMD’s eight-core Ryzen 7 2700X processor is now available for $199.99, which is $129 off its original MSRP. This is...

36 by Anton Shilov on 7/15/2019

No, AMD Still Isn’t Enabling PCIe 4 On 300/400 Series Boards

Following this week’s launch of AMD’s new Ryzen 3000 series of processors, reports have once again begun circulating that PCIe 4 will be available on some existing 300 &...

88 by Ryan Smith on 7/12/2019

AMD Ryzen 3000 Post-Review BIOS Update Recap: Larger ST Gains, Some Gains, Some Losses

It’s been a long two weeks following our AMD-review-athon weekend, culminating 7/7 with our extensive coverage of the new Ryzen 3000 series CPUs, the new Radeon RX 5700 series...

75 by Andrei Frumusanu on 7/11/2019

EK Water Blocks Unveils EK-Vector for AMD Navi Graphics Cards

EKWB this week introduced its first water blocks for AMD’s Radeon RX 5700-series graphics cards. The devices belong to the company’s EK-Vector series products and therefore brings together more...

3 by Anton Shilov on 7/10/2019

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