AMD gives three months of Xbox Game Pass for Ryzen and Radeon buyers
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Includes current and upcoming Radeon and Ryzen products

AMD has announced its latest bundle which includes three months of Xbox Game Pass for PC with purchase of some upcoming Radeon and Ryzen products as well as existing ones from select retailers/e-tailers and select regions.

AMD Ryzen 9 3950X breaks benchmarking records
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And it is not out yet

AMD's Ryzen 9 3950X isn't out yet but it appears to be breaking benchmarking records.

AMD unveils 16-core Ryzen 9 3950X gaming CPU
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Flagship Ryzen 3000 series with 4.7GHz boost 

In addition to giving a recap of its full Ryzen 3000 series CPU which will launch on July 7th, AMD has unveiled its newest flagship CPU, the Ryzen 9 3950X, a 16-core gaming CPU with a Boost CPU clock of 4.7GHz, and $749 price tag.

AMD announces 3rd generation Ryzen desktop CPUs
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Computex 2019: 7nm Zen 2, 15 percent IPC, PCIe 4.0, and five SKUs

At its Computex 2019 keynote, AMD has unveiled the new 3rd generation Ryzen desktop CPUs based on the 7nm manufacturing process and the new Zen 2 architecture, promising up to 15 percent IPC increase over first-generation Zen architecture and coming on July 7th, with five SKUs for starters.

AMD Zen 2-based 3rd gen Ryzen ES chip spotted
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A 16-core chip running at 4.2GHz Boost clock

An engineering sample of AMD's Zen 2-based 3rd generation Ryzen CPU has been spotted online, showing a 16-core chip with 3.3GHz base and 4.2GHz Boost clocks, and running on AM4 X570 motherboard.

ASRock confirms limited next-gen Ryzen support for A320 chipset
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Only for next-gen APUs

It appears that upcoming next-generation Ryzen processors will be limited to existing high-end and mid-range chipset while the entry-level A320 chipset will only support next-gen Ryzen APUs.

Intel losing market share
Published in PC Hardware
Wednesday, 10 April 2019 13:17

Intel losing market share

AMD's Ryzen 5 2600 outsells everyone

Germany's largest retailers, Mindfactory, has reported that AMD is experiencing sky-high sales and gains in market share at Chipzilla’s expense.

EKWB prepares for 3rd gen AMD Threadripper launch
Published in PC Hardware

With new Quantum Line series EK-Velocity sTR4 block

EK Water Blocks has announced its newest Quantum Line series EK-Velocity sTR4 water block lineup designed for AMD's Ryzen Threadripper CPUs.

AMD: Ryzen users are safe from Spoiler
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Monday, 18 March 2019 12:24

AMD: Ryzen users are safe from Spoiler

This is just a problem for Intel

AMD has confirmed that it does not suffer from the recent vulnerability found in processors – Spoiler.

AMD confirms 3rd generation Threadripper CPUs
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3rd gen Ryzen coming mid-year

During its March 2019 investors call, AMD has released a fresh 2019 CPU roadmap confirming both that 3rd gen Ryzen desktop CPUs are scheduled for mid-year, as well as confirming that 3rd gen Ryzen Threadripper CPUs are coming.