Asus' ROG Strix B350-I mini-ITX motherboard spotted
Published in Motherboards


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.

Zen 2 shapes up for 2019
Published in Processors
Saturday, 30 September 2017 20:11

Zen 2 shapes up for 2019


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

G.Skill releases AMD Ryzen optimized memory kits
Published in Memory


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.

Ryzen 5 APU Mandolin is detailed
Published in Processors
Friday, 15 September 2017 12:14

Ryzen 5 APU Mandolin is detailed


Time will tell if it is a Nicholas Cage or the novel 

Details of a new Ryzen 5 APU, with onboard Radeon Vega Graphics, has been spotted on Geekbench, giving both a hint of its performance, and specifications.

AMD adds Ryzen Threadripper 1900X to the HEDT lineup
Published in Processors


NVMe RAID support for X399 comes on September 25

AMD has officially launched its latest SKU for the Ryzen Threadripper lineup, the 8-core/16-thread Threadripper 1900X which promises to bring all the capabilities of the X399 HEDT platform at a more affordable US $549 price tag.

New Ryzen runs well under Linux
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 30 August 2017 12:16

New Ryzen runs well under Linux


Performance marginality problem fixed

After AMD confirmed the "performance marginality problem" for Ryzen Linux users, RMAs have been being issued and replacement Ryzen processors arriving for those affected. Now Phoronix has been able to confirm that the new Ryzen CPUs are now stable.

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1900X spotted in India
Published in Processors


With 16MB of L3 cache

AMD's new Threadripper 1900X has been spotted in India, with a retailer/e-tailer jumping the gun ahead of the scheduled August 31 launch date.

EKWB shows its Threadripper Supremacy Evo water block
Published in News


Coming in three versions

Due to the sheer size of the AMD TR4 Threadripper socket, plenty of cooling manufacturers decided to come up with a dedicated cooler for this beast and EK Water Blocks, a well-known liquid cooling expert from Slovenia, has introduced its dedicated Supremacy Evo water block for AMD Ryzen Threadripper CPUs.

AMD Ryzen Threadripper CPUs woos reviewers
Published in Processors
Thursday, 10 August 2017 21:19

AMD Ryzen Threadripper CPUs woos reviewers


Review roundup: Brings some competition to the HEDT game

AMD has lifted the review NDA veil from its first Ryzen Threadripper CPUs, the Threadripper 1950X and the Threadripper 1920X, which offer impressive multi-threaded performance and finally bringing some competition to this part of the market.

AMD admits that Ryzen has difficulty with Linux
Published in Processors


Lower class, too many operations at once

AMD has admitted that it has reports of segmentation faults from its Linux Ryzen customers.