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AMD Zen 2-based 3rd gen Ryzen ES chip spotted
Published in PC Hardware


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
Published in PC Hardware


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
Published in PC Hardware
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
Published in PC Hardware


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.

AMD Ryzen 3000 series gets leaked online
Published in PC Hardware
Monday, 04 March 2019 17:51

AMD Ryzen 3000 series gets leaked online


Full lineup with pricing

An alleged list of upcoming AMD Ryzen 3000 series CPUs, or 3rd generation Ryzen CPUs, has been leaked online by a retailer showing both the names as well as pricing details.

AMD has no plans to use chiplet design for next-gen APUs
Published in PC Hardware


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
Published in PC Hardware


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
Published in PC Hardware
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.