Ahead of Intel's upcoming launch
AMD's Ryzen 5000 series have started to get decent price cuts across the range, with the flagship Ryzen 9 5950X currently selling for $749.
Ryzen 7 APU and more storage space
Aya Neo has announced an updated version of its handheld console at the Chinajoy 2021 event, giving it a bit more performance with Ryzen 7 4800U APU and more storage space, as well as a slightly higher price tag.
7nm Zen 3 with Vega 8 IGP
Although previously available to OEMs, AMD has now announced its two Ryzen 5000G SKUs for the retail/e-tail market, the Ryzen 7 5700G and the Ryzen 5 5600G, offering impressive performance with Zen 3 CPU architecture and Vega graphics at $359 and $259.
Coming to DIY market later this year
AMD has officially launched its Ryzen 5000G series APUs based on Zen 3 CPU cores and Radeon Vega graphics. Unfortunately, these will first go to OEMs, and the DIY market can expect it on retail/e-tail shelves later this year.
Alienware has an AMD option
Dell's next Alienware M15 will ship with an AMD Ryzen 5000 CPU, in a move which is rather bad news for Intel.
Threadripper PRO now available in retail/e-tail
AMD has announced that its Ryzen Threadripper PRO CPUs are now finally available in retail/e-tail for PC enthusiasts and DIY as opposed to being only available via OEMs and system integrators.
Core i9-11900K will beat Ryzen 9 5900X when it launches later in Q1 2021
During its CES 2021 news conference, all about Intel's new 11th gen Core H-series processors, also gave a preview of the upcoming next-generation Alder Lake, and most importantly, its 11th gen Core S-series desktop CPUs, codename Rocket Lake-S, which, according to Intel, will bring significant UPC improvement, as well as reclaim the gaming performance crown.
Cezanne is much faster than Renoir
As AMD is scheduled to launch its next-generation mobile processors at CES 2021, it does not come as a surprise that Cezanne, based on Zen 3 core, has appeared online and benchmarked in Geekbench 5, showing significant performance improvement over Zen 2-based Renoir.
Ready for Ryzen 5000 series
G.Skill has unveiled its new DDR4 memory specifications under the Trident Z Neo series, which will be optimized for Ryzen 5000 series CPUs and available in high-frequency, low-latency, or high-capacity kits, reaching DDR4-4000 frequency, CL14 latency, or 64GB capacity.