AMD expands Ryzen DDR4 memory compatibility list
Published in Memory


Ranging from DDR4-2133 to DDR4-3200

AMD has continued to work on updates for its Ryzen CPUs and AM4 motherboards and has posted an extended and updated compatibility of DDR4 memory modules and kits.

AMD Ryzen ThreadRipper 1950X spotted on Geekbench
Published in Processors


16-core/32-thread sample running at 3.4GHz base

AMD's Ryzen ThreadRipper 1950X CPU engineering sample, a 16-core/32-thread SKU, has been spotted on Geekbench running at 3.4GHz base clock.

AMD will announce something new at Computex
Published in Processors


I have Ryzen


AMD today announced it will hold a press conference and live webcast during Computex 2017 in Taipei, Taiwan.

AMD tinkers with Ryzen
Published in Processors
Friday, 26 May 2017 12:02

AMD tinkers with Ryzen


Improves virtualisation and DRAM


AMD is about to release a microcode update for its Ryzen processors which boosts virtualisation and allows manual configuration of 26 additional dynamic RAM (DRAM) parameters to let modules be run outside of JEDEC.

AMD manages high yields on Ryzen
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 23 May 2017 11:42

AMD manages high yields on Ryzen


More than 80 per cent


The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn which claims that AMD’s 14nm manufacturing process has a yield of 80 percent.

Asus leaks more Ryzen 3 1200 details
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 17 May 2017 15:38

Asus leaks more Ryzen 3 1200 details


Still coming in Q3 2017

While AMD is happily selling Ryzen 7 and Ryzen 5 CPUs and has announced the Ryzen Threadripper series, there is not much information about the Ryzen 3 lineup, other than it is expected to launch in Q3 2017.

AMD announces Mobile Ryzen
Published in Notebooks
Wednesday, 17 May 2017 00:28

AMD announces Mobile Ryzen


Has Vega graphics inside

Jim Anderson, Senior Vice President and General Manager for Computing and Graphics Business Group at AMD, has announced the mobile Ryzen.

AMD officially unveils the Ryzen ThreadRipper
Published in Processors


Up to 16 cores/32 threads with new HEDT platform

During its 2017 Financial Analyst Day, AMD has officially announced its new HEDT platform and Ryzen Threadripper. This CPU will "go beyond Ryzen 7" and target the world's fastest ultra-premium desktop systems.

AMD preparing new Ryzen AGESA update
Published in Motherboards
Monday, 08 May 2017 12:06

AMD preparing new Ryzen AGESA update


For improved DDR4 memory support

AMD is apparently going to release a new Ryzen AGESA update for AM4 motherboards which should further improve memory support.

AMD Ryzen giving Intel a kicking in the Durbans
Published in Processors


South Africa sales doing well

While AMD is a long way behind Intel in most past of the world now Ryzen is out it is starting to give Chipzilla a run for its money – at least in South Africa.