More AMD Ryzen 5 2500U benchmarks spotted
Published in Notebooks
Monday, 27 November 2017 21:27

More AMD Ryzen 5 2500U benchmarks spotted


Notebookcheck pits it against Core i5-8250U

Although there were a handful of Ryzen Mobile notebooks announced, the HP Envy x350 15 was one of the first to ship and while we saw a couple of early benchmarks, the latest preview from Notebookcheck.net pits it against Intel's Kaby Lake Refresh Core i5-8250U CPU.

First AMD Ryzen APU notebook goes on sale
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 10 November 2017 23:41

First AMD Ryzen APU notebook goes on sale


HP Envy x360 15z with Ryzen 5 2500U

HP has finally started shipping its first notebook with the AMD Mobile Ryzen chip, the HP ENVY x360 15z with AMD Ryzen 5 2500U.

AMD is not as bad as Morgan Stanley thinks
Published in Processors
Thursday, 02 November 2017 17:04

AMD is not as bad as Morgan Stanley thinks


Let’s downgrade them when making money

AMD took a bit hit after Morgan Stanley’s Joseph Moore thought he'd figured out AMD, and he doesn’t see rosy things for the company.

Asus shows off two new mini-ITX Ryzen motherboards
Published in Motherboards


Asus ROG Strix X370-I Gaming and Strix B350-I Gaming

Asus has officially announced two new mini-ITX motherboards based on AMD's AM4-socket X370 and B350 chipsets, both part of its Republic of Gamers family, the ROG Strix X370-I Gaming and Strix B350-I Gaming.

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.