AMD releases new custom power plan for Ryzen
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The new AMD Ryzen Balanced plan

AMD has released a new custom "balanced" power plan for those using Ryzen CPU on Windows 10 OS.

AMD Ryzen 3 1200 CPU confirmed
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Wednesday, 05 April 2017 22:44

AMD Ryzen 3 1200 CPU confirmed


ASRock reveals some specifications

After launching the Ryzen 7 CPU lineup, AMD will launch its mainstream Ryzen 5 lineup in just under a week, but today we have additional information about an entry-level Ryzen 3 SKU, the Ryzen 3 1200.

AMD delivers on Ryzen performance improvement promise
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Only for Ashes of the Singularity for now

AMD is apparently delivering on its promise that it will push developers to bring patches that will improve performance for its Ryzen CPUs and Oxide Games' Ashes of the Singularity is the first one to get it.

AMD 16/12-core Ryzen SKU is probably a multi-chip module
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Two 8/6-core Ryzen dies stitched together

According to recent rumors, AMD could be preparing its response to Intel's high-end desktop (HEDT) lineup by launching 16- and 12-core desktop processors based on the same Ryzen CPU architecture but on a much larger socket, and according to fresh reports, these could be based on a multi-chip module design with two dies stitched together.

AMD preparing boxed-versions of Ryzen 7 1800X/1700X
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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.

MSI announces A-XMP technology for AMD Ryzen
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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.

AMD confirms Ryzen screen freeze fix
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Tuesday, 21 March 2017 11:50

AMD confirms Ryzen screen freeze fix


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.

AMD rumours abound over the weekend
Published in Motherboards
Monday, 20 March 2017 13:29

AMD rumours abound over the weekend


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.

Microsoft blocks Ryzen and Kaby Lake users from updates on Windows 7 and 8.1
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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.

Intel underestimated the AMD Zen Ryzen threat
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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.