AMD has no plans to use chiplet design for next-gen APUs
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Will use a different design similar to mobile parts

According to post-CES details showing up online, it appears that AMD will not use the same chiplet design for its next-gen APUs, keeping the chiplet design for its 2nd generation EPYC and 3rd generation Ryzen desktop CPUs.

AMD can put two 8-core chiplets on 3rd gen Ryzen
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Possible 16-core SKUs

Although AMD only previewed an 8-core/16-thread engineering sample of 3rd generation Ryzen CPU at the CES 2019 keynote, the delidded CPU showcased at the keynote, as well as comments from Dr. Lisa Su, AMD CEO, suggest that we could see SKUs with two chiplets, so 16-core/32-thread SKUs are possible.

AMD previews 3rd gen Ryzen at CES 2019
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Wednesday, 09 January 2019 19:33

AMD previews 3rd gen Ryzen at CES 2019


Up and running with Radeon VII

In addition to details regarding 2nd generation EPYC CPUs, AMD's CEO, Dr. Lisa Su, also gave a preview of its third generation Ryzen CPU.

AMD bundles Wraith Max cooler with 2600X and 2700
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All new holiday offer from AMD

AMD has launched a new holiday offer which is a limited edition Ryzen Max CPU bundle, which pairs up the Wraith Max CPU cooler with Ryzen 5 2600X and Ryzen 7 2700 CPUs.

AMD officially launches two new 2nd-gen Threadripper CPUs
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The 24-core 2970WX and 12-core 2920X

As expected and announced earlier, AMD has officially added two new 2nd-generation Ryzen Threadripper CPUs to its lineup, including the 24-core/48-thread Threadripper 2970WX and the 12-core/24-thread Threadripper 2920X.

AMD to launch two new Threadrippers on October 29th
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24-core and 12-core SKUs

According to details spotted on AMD's UK Twitter account, the company will launch two new Ryzen Threadripper SKUs, the 2970WX and the 2920X, both available worldwide on October 29th.

AMD 30 percent market gain won’t happen
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Wednesday, 03 October 2018 19:21

AMD 30 percent market gain won’t happen


Now Wall Street realizes

AMD is the second best x86 maker out of two, and this is how things will remain. The recent rumors and prediction by fellow analysts and journalists that AMD can win up to a third of the market is,  pure and simple, science fiction.

AMD lists  Ryzen 7 2800H and the Ryzen 5 2600H
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Tuesday, 18 September 2018 10:46

AMD lists Ryzen 7 2800H and the Ryzen 5 2600H


Gaming chips come to notebooks

AMD listed the Ryzen 7 2800H and the Ryzen 5 2600H on its website which means that Raven Ridge architecture, found in the Ryzen 5 2400G and the Ryzen 3 2200G, is coming to gaming notebooks.

AMD's 1st-gen Threadripper CPU prices slashed
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Ryzen Threadripper 1920X drops to $399

It appears that AMD has significantly slashed the price of its 1st generation Threadripper CPUs to a level where you can get an 8-core/16-thread Threadripper 1900X for as low as $299.

Cooler Master Wraith Ripper cooler comes in September
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One to have for Threadripper 2 CPUs

Following the launch of AMD's 2nd generation Ryzen Threadripper CPUs, Cooler Master has announced its special edition Wraith Ripper tower CPU cooler, which can handle up to 250W of TDP.