Small Ryzen motherboard with plenty of features
We have seen a couple of AM4 mini-ITX form-factor motherboards recently and the latest one spotted in shops is the Asus ROG Strix B350-I, based on the cheaper B350 chipset.
Under £200 for a top of the line
The price of AMD's top-of-the-line AMD Ryzen 5 microprocessor has fallen to below £200 and is cheaper than the cut price Ryzen 5 1600.
Radeon Software 17.9.3 driver offers 4K 60FPS on RX 580
After an initial report that AMD Radeon series graphics cards, especially the RX Vega series, are offering great performance in Forza Motorsport 7 game, AMD has now officially started to brag about it, saying that it offers 4K 60FPS gameplay on RX 580 graphics card.
Based on Polaris GPU
AMD said its newest Embedded Radeon E9170 series GPUs will be based on the well-known Polaris GPU and come in multiple form factors aimed at embedded applications.
Optimization at its best
AMD has apparently done a hell of a job optimizing its drivers for Forza Motorsport 7 game as its Radeon RX Vega 64 and Vega 56 graphics cards managed to beat Nvidia's GTX 1080 Ti and GTX 1080.
12nm after 2018 and 7nm for 2019
It looks like it will be 12nm for RyZen's successor in early 2018 and in 2019 AMD is planning Zen's 2 core 7nm based Matisse follow up
From most, if not all partners
Despite earlier worrisome rumors that some partners might not be working on custom Radeon RX Vega graphics cards, it appears that most, if not all partners will be launching their custom RX Vega versions in late October/early November.
Optimizations for Total War: Warhammer II and Forza Motorsport 7
AMD has released its latest Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 17.9.3 drivers which bring optimizations for Total War: Warhammer II and Forza Motorsport 7 as well as a couple of bug fixes.
Low power 12nm version of Ryzen
AMD has told its partners that it plans to launch in February 2018 an upgraded version of its Ryzen series processors built using a 12nm low-power (12LP) process at Globalfoundries.
Up to 128GB and up to 3200MHz
G.Skill has announced a couple of new Trident Z RGB memory kits which are optimized for AMD's Ryzen and Ryzen Threadripper CPUs, which will be available running at up to 3200MHz and coming in up to 128GB in capacity.