AMD 2nd generation Ryzen comes in April 2018
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Tuesday, 09 January 2018 14:51

AMD 2nd generation Ryzen comes in April 2018


Based on Zen+ architecture

In addition to revealing a few more plans about its GPU side of things, AMD has announced its 2nd generation Ryzen CPUs is likely to launch in April this year.

AMD cuts Ryzen prices
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Tuesday, 09 January 2018 04:57

AMD cuts Ryzen prices


By up to 30 percent

AMD has implemented a price cut for some of its Ryzen and Threadripper CPUs, ranging anywhere from eight to 30 percent.

G.Skill releases AMD Ryzen optimized memory kits
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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.

AMD explains dummy dies in Threadripper CPUs
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Tuesday, 19 September 2017 22:25

AMD explains dummy dies in Threadripper CPUs


Dies are there but can't be enabled

There has been a lot of noise generated regarding the recent discovery that AMD Threadripper CPUs actually have four dies and not two dies and two "substrates" as it was originally believed but, according to AMD's James Prior, these are inactive dies and there is no way to enable them.

AMD adds Ryzen Threadripper 1900X to the HEDT lineup
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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.

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1900X spotted in India
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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.

G.Skill unveils Threadripper-ready DDR4 memory kits
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Running from 2933MHz to 3600MHz

Following the launch of AMD's new HEDT Ryzen Threadripper CPUs and the X399 chipset motherboards, G.Skill has announced new DDR4 specifications and expanded its Flare X series which will be Ryzen Threadripper ready.

EKWB shows its Threadripper Supremacy Evo water block
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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
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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 Threadripper 1950X hits 4.1GHz on liquid cooling
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LN2 should push it even further

A Reddit user has managed to overclock AMD's 16-core/32-thread Threadripper 1950X to 4.1GHz by just using Thermaltake's Water 3.0 liquid cooler.