AMD accidently announces Ryzen launch date
Published in Processors
Thursday, 12 January 2017 12:32

AMD accidently announces Ryzen launch date


Temperature's Ryzen for Zen


AMD indicated that the official Ryzen launch date will be sometime before March.

All AMD Ryzen CPUs will be unlocked
Published in Processors
Monday, 09 January 2017 16:52

All AMD Ryzen CPUs will be unlocked


Ready for overclocking

A set of new AMD Ryzen slides that have surfaced recently has confirmed that the entire Ryzen CPU lineup will have an unlocked multiplier and be ready for launch by the end of Q1 2017.

AMD says Ryzen is a glorious four-year plan
Published in News
Monday, 09 January 2017 13:10

AMD says Ryzen is a glorious four-year plan


Hard launch

After spending four years developing Ryzen, AMD plans to keep the architecture around for at least four more.

AMD Ryzen ES CPU spotted running at 3.6/3.9GHz at CES 2017
Published in Processors


Leak from the Doom demo PC system

It appears that AMD brought a new Ryzen CPU ES sample to CES 2017 show, which is now running at 3.6GHz base and 3.9GHz CPU Turbo clock, which is by 200MHz higher than the chip seen at the New Horizon event last year.

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.

AMD teases its Ryzen and Vega system at CES 2017
Published in News


No details but it runs Star Wars Battlefront

Although the big event is scheduled to start in about 16 hours, AMD already has a running system with Ryzen CPU and Vega GPU at the CES 2017 show floor.

How Tesla copied AMD Zen strategy
Published in Processors
Friday, 30 December 2016 12:30

How Tesla copied AMD Zen strategy


Surfing on a non-existing car wave

It looks like AMD is on schedule to finally show all the cards about Summit Ridge, the Ryzen - Zen desktop part but we found interesting that the famous Elon Musk largely built Tesla's success on the same strategy Lisa and her team used for AMD. 

AMD confirms Naples Zen server for Q2
Published in Processors
Thursday, 15 December 2016 11:52

AMD confirms Naples Zen server for Q2


2H 2017 Raven Ridge for notebooks

AMD’s CEO Lisa Su said that Summit Ridge, the processor that we will know as Ryzen, will arrive in Q1 2017 and she mentioned that Naples Zen for server will appear in Q2 and Raven Ridge, Zen APU will deliver in the second half of 2017.

AMD eight core SKU beats up Chipzilla
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 13 December 2016 23:17

AMD eight core SKU beats up Chipzilla


In two CPU benchmarks

AMD was keen to show some performance figures of its upcoming eight core Ryzen SKU at the New Horizon event and has compared it to Intel's US $1049.99 priced Core i7-6900K eight core Broadwell-E CPU.

AMD officially confirms Ryzen branding
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 13 December 2016 22:50

AMD officially confirms Ryzen branding


Eight core/16-thread SKU with 3.4GHz base clock

At its scheduled New Horizon event, AMD has now officially confirmed its branding for the  Zen CPU architecture, now to be known as the Ryzen. As we said before, the only SKU announced and detailed so far is the 8-core/16-thread CPU.