Patch for Win 7 dinosaurs who want modern chips
Published in Processors


Windows 7 shall still rule the earth

Software King of the World, Microsoft has made it clear that it does not want users of Intel Kaby Lake and AMD Bristol Ridge CPUs using Windows 7.

AMD officially announces its new AM4 motherboards
Published in Motherboards


X370, B350 and A320 ready for Ryzen and Bristol Ridge

AMD has officially announced its newest socket AM4 motherboards that will be based on X370, B350 and A320 chipset and support its new Ryzen CPUs and the upcoming Bristol Ridge APUs.

How good is Kaby Lake really?
Published in Processors
Friday, 07 October 2016 15:40

How good is Kaby Lake really?


Not bad, but not 10nm according to PC World.

PC World has done a comparison test on Intel’s 14nm Kaby Lake to see how it stacks up with earlier versions.

AMD shows off PCs with 7th Gen PROs
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 05 October 2016 12:09

AMD shows off PCs with 7th Gen PROs


More than just a nice pair of Bristols

AMD announced the first PCs featuring 7th Generation AMD PRO APUs (formerly codenamed “Bristol Ridge PRO”).

Bristol Ridge seriously overclocked
Published in Processors
Monday, 26 September 2016 14:54

Bristol Ridge seriously overclocked


Korean user cleans Kaveri clock

While everyone is waiting for the first Zen-based Summit Ridge CPU and Excavator-based seventh-generation Bristol Ridge APUs continue, a Korean user has already overclocked the flagship Bristol Ridge A12-9800 APU.

AMD Bristol Ridge A12-9800 APU gets overclocked
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 21 September 2016 16:03

AMD Bristol Ridge A12-9800 APU gets overclocked


Running well on stock AMD Wraith cooler

While we wait for AMD to launch its first Zen-based Summit Ridge CPUs and Excavator-based 7th generation Bristol Ridge APUs, the flagship Bristol Ridge A12-9800 APU has  already been overclocked by a Korean user with stock AMD Wraith CPU cooler.

AMD Socket AM4 and Bristol Ridge chip snapped together
Published in Motherboards


Paparazzi leak

Paparazzi have managed to get their zoom lenses focused on the AMD AM4 Socket and Bristol Ridge chip snapped together for the first time.

AMD ships Bristol Ridge to PC makers
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 06 September 2016 13:28

AMD ships Bristol Ridge to PC makers


Four Excavator x86 CPU cores

AMD has announced that its 7th-generation A-Series Bristol Ridge microprocessors are shipping to PC makers.

AMD Computex 2016 event stream is live
Published in News
Wednesday, 01 June 2016 02:11

AMD Computex 2016 event stream is live


Updated: Polaris GPU, Bristol Ridge APU and possible Zen

The live stream for AMD's Computex 2016 event has just gone live and we are certainly looking forward to see what AMD has prepared.

AMD shows off Bristol Ridge
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 05 April 2016 12:44

AMD shows off Bristol Ridge


Taking on Skylake

AMD has been giving a sneak preview of its “Bristol Ridge” architecture which it hope to use to take on Skylake.