Coming with Wraith Max cooler
AMD launched its flagship Ryzen 7 SKUs as WOF (without fan-heatsink) boxed packages but according to the latest report, it appears that boxed versions of those SKUs with Wraith Max cooler are coming soon.
To bring better Ryzen memory compatibility
MSI has announced the new A-XMP technology for its AM4 motherboards that promises to bring better memory compatibility as well as allow higher frequency DDR4 memory kits to work with new Ryzen CPUs.
BIOS changes will be issued to Motherboard makers
AMD has confirmed why FMA3 code is causing system hangs on PCs using a new Ryzen desktop processor.
Must be something in the water
The weekend saw a sudden stirring in the rumour mill centred on AMD working on Zen-based high end desktops processors and motherboards.
Upgrade or die
Software king of the world Microsoft is locking down system updates for those using AMD’s Ryzen and Intel’s Kaby Lake processors on Windows 7 and 8.1.
Sources close to the matter
Ryzen 7 and now Ryzen 5 have launched and they are putting enormous pressure on Intel in the top-level market segment. After a whole decade, price/performance is definitely on AMD's side and even the upcoming Naples 32 core server part will put enormous pressure on Intel’s cash cow in the server market.
Based on B350 chipset
While there were plenty of mATX and ATX socket AM4 motherboards, the mini-ITX motherboards for Ryzen CPUs have been pretty rare but it appears that this will change as Gigabyte is also working on such a motherboard based on AMD's B350 chipset.
No need for a patch
AMD has denied that Windows 10's thread scheduler is responsible for lower than expected highly-threaded performance scores on its latest Ryzen processor family.
In both the US, the UK and Europe
It seems that AMD's hard launch is paying off as the Ryzen 7 lineup has a "healthy availability" in major markets.
High end chipset in a small form-factor
Biostar has shown off what appears to be the first socket AM4 motherboard based on the mini-ITX form-factor and the high-end X370 chipset - the Biostar Racing X370-GTN.