AMD

As the second quarter of 2024 is soon set to unfold, there are many things to be excited about, especially as Computex 2024 has been and gone. We now know that AMD's upcoming Ryzen 9000 series desktop processors using the new Zen 5 cores will be hitting shelves at the end of the month (31st July), and on top of this, AMD also recently slashed pricing on their Zen 4 (Ryzen 8000) processors. Intel still needs to follow suit with their 14th or 13th Gen Core series processors, but right now from a cost standpoint, AMD is in a much better position. Since the publication of our last guide, the only notable CPU to be launched was Intel's special binned Core i9-14900KS, which not only...

The AMD Zen 5 Microarchitecture: Powering Ryzen AI 300 Series For Mobile and Ryzen 9000 for Desktop

Back at Computex 2024, AMD unveiled their highly anticipated Zen 5 CPU microarchitecture during AMD CEO Dr. Lisa Su's opening keynote. AMD announced not one but two new client...

43 by Gavin Bonshor on 7/15/2024

Noctua Launches New Flagship Cooler: NH-D15 G2 with LGA1851 CPUs Support

On Tuesday, Noctua introduced its second-generation NH-D15 cooler, which offers refined performance and formally supports Intel's next-generation Arrow Lake-S processors in LGA1851 packaging. Alongside its NH-D15 G2 CPU cooler...

27 by Anton Shilov on 7/3/2024

XPG Demos "Nia" Handheld Gaming PC With Foveated Rendering, Swappable DRAM

With the rise of the handheld gaming PC market, we've seen PC vendors and their partners toy with a number of tricks and tweaks to improve improve framerates in...

10 by Anton Shilov on 6/5/2024

G.Skill Demonstrates DDR5-10600 Memory Modules On Ryzen 8500G System

Ultra-high performance memory modules are a staple of of Computex, and it looks like this year G.Skill is showing off the highest performance dual-channel memory module kit to date...

7 by Anton Shilov on 6/5/2024

AMD Announces Zen 5-based EPYC “Turin” Processors: Up to 192 Cores, Coming in H2’2024

With AMD’s Zen 5 CPU architecture only a month away from its first product releases, the new CPU architecture was placed front and center for AMD’s prime Computex 2024...

26 by Ryan Smith on 6/3/2024

AMD Slims Down Compute With Radeon Pro W7900 Dual Slot For AI Inference

While the bulk of AMD’s Computex presentation was on CPUs and their Instinct lineup of dedicated AI accelerators, the company also has a small product refresh for the professional...

2 by Ryan Smith on 6/2/2024

AMD Launching New CPUs for AM4: Ryzen 5000XT Series Coming in July

During their opening keynote at Computex 2024, AMD announced their intention to launch a pair of new Ryzen 5000 processors for their legacy AM4 platform. The new chips, both...

18 by Gavin Bonshor on 6/2/2024

AMD Plans Massive Memory Instinct MI325X for Q4'24, Lays Out Accelerator Roadmap to 2026

In a packed presentation kicking off this year’s Computex trade show, AMD CEO Dr. Lisa Su spent plenty of time focusing on the subject of AI. And while the...

3 by Ryan Smith on 6/2/2024

AMD Announces The Ryzen AI 300 Series For Mobile: Zen 5 With RDNA 3.5, and XDNA2 NPU With 50 TOPS

During AMD's opening keynote at Computex 2024, company CEO Dr. Lisa Su revealed AMD's latest AI PC-focused chip lineup for the mobile market, the Ryzen AI 300 series. Based...

27 by Gavin Bonshor on 6/2/2024

AMD Unveils Ryzen 9000 CPUs For Desktop, Zen 5 Takes Center Stage at Computex 2024

During AMD's Computex 2024 kick-off keynote, AMD's CEO, Dr. Lisa Su, officially unveiled and announced the company's next generation of Ryzen processors. Today marks the first unveiling of AMD's...

62 by Gavin Bonshor on 6/2/2024

The AMD Computex 2024 Keynote Live Blog (6:30pm PT/01:30 UTC)

Computex keynote season is kicking into high gear this morning with the show's leading keynote, which is being delivered by AMD. Company CEO Dr. Lisa Su will be presenting...

15 by Ryan Smith & Gavin Bonshor on 6/2/2024

Computex 2024 Keynote Preview: The Great PC Powers Convene

The annual Computex computer expo kicks off in Taepei this weekend. And this year’s show is shaping up to be the most packed in years. Computex rivals CES for the...

30 by Ryan Smith on 5/31/2024

GEEKOM A7 mini-PC Review : Premium Phoenix in a Compact 4x4 Package

The introduction of the Intel NUC in the early 2010s kickstarted the ultra-compact form-factor (UCFF) trend for desktop systems. Processors with TDPs ranging from 6 - 15W formed the...

18 by Ganesh T S on 5/31/2024

One More EPYC: AMD Launches Entry-Level Zen 4-based EPYC 4004 Series

Ever since AMD re-emerged as a major competitor within the x86 CPU scene, one of AMD’s top priorities has been to win over customers in the highly lucrative and...

14 by Ryan Smith on 5/21/2024

AMD Hits Record High Share in x86 Desktops and Servers in Q1 2024

Coming out of the dark times that preceded the launch of AMD's Zen CPU architecture in 2017, to say that AMD has turned things around on the back of...

44 by Anton Shilov on 5/10/2024

Upcoming AMD Ryzen AI 9 HX 170 Processor Leaked By ASUS?

In what appears to be a mistake or a jump of the gun by ASUS, they have seemingly published a list of specifications for one of its key notebooks...

8 by Gavin Bonshor on 5/7/2024

AMD Zen 5 Status Report: EPYC "Turin" Is Sampling, Silicon Looking Great

As part of AMD's Q1'2024 earnings announcement this week, the company is offering a brief status update on some of their future products set to launch later this year...

41 by Anton Shilov on 5/1/2024

AMD Announces Ryzen Pro 8000 and Ryzen Pro 8040 Series CPUs: Commercial Desktop Gets AI

AMD is looking to drive the AI PC market with options across multiple product lines, which aren't limited to consumer processors. While primarily designed for the commercial sector, AMD...

7 by Gavin Bonshor on 4/19/2024

AMD Quietly Launches Ryzen 7 8700F and Ryzen 5 8400F Processors

AMD has recently expanded its Ryzen 8000 series by introducing the Ryzen 7 8700F and Ryzen 5 8400F processors. Initially launched in China, these chips were added to AMD's...

7 by Gavin Bonshor on 4/11/2024

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