Anyone familiar with AMD chipsets in the Ryzen era just read that headline and got rather confused. AMD has just confirmed their new lineup of ‘Renoir’ APUs via an announcement this week, labeling them as 4000-series Zen 2. It’s very strange indeed to hear Zen 2, which is the current third generation of Ryzen, getting
Radeon Software Adrenalin 2020 Edition 20.7.1 has been released, bringing a few fixes to the current crop of AMD GPUs. The biggest focus here is that AMD has finally added a bunch of fixes players has wanted for a while. One thing that’s a bit weird is that Radeon Software Adrenalin 2020 Edition 20.7.1 does
Several Ryzen 4000G “Renoir” APUs, alongside other SKUs, have been spotted around the digital town already this month. Enthusiasts and outlets have already reported on engineering samples for the Renoir and Vermeer chipsets that have quite a nice bump in performance for lower-end systems. This newly revealed batch of APUs looks very promising. This new
Ryzen is about to get another mid-generation refresh from AMD, according to some interesting new leaks. New rumors suggest that two new SKUs, the Ryzen 2 3750X and 3850X, will be coming soon. The new leaks have been reported by Videocardz, showing that AMD is serious about taking on Intel across the board. The leaks are
Igor’s Lab has seemingly uncovered something huge for both AMD fans and those that love bleeding-edge hardware in their PCs. The new Ryzen 4000-series CPUs have a codename now. These are the Vermeer CPU and Renoir CPU lines according to details obtained by the outlet. The samples seen in the wild appear to be early
The announcement that the Zen 3 CPUs would be moved off of the aging 400-series motherboard chipsets was met with a lot of resistance. Two weeks ago AMD announced that that the next-generation of Zen CPU architecture would require a newer 500-series chipset instead. Now, just a short while later, AMD has reversed that decision.
There has been a big effort by AMD to offer something that has made a lot of PC gamer happy. Through microcode updates and BIOS tweaks, AMD has ensured that their current lot of Zen architecture CPUs had pretty good support for older motherboards. The Ryzen generations up to the current year with the 3000-series
The RX 5600 XT NAVI GPU has long been rumored to be getting a beefing up from AMD. That has now come to pass with a new announcement from AMD that a vBIOS update will be coming for all GPUs in this class. Various outlets are now reporting that AMD has begun rolling out two
AMD has announced a pretty great plan for users on a budget. The Ryzen 3 CPUs, notably the quad-core Ryzen 3 1200, is being updated to a 12nm architecture in lieu of the 14nm versions of the CPU. AMD has already offered a similar refresh for the hex-core Ryzen 5 1600, so this seemed a
AMD is pushing a ton of competitive measures in 2020 to help shore up its efforts against rival Intel. AMD has been spring big wins against Intel these last couple of years. The advent of Ryzen series of processors has led to a big gain in market share and profit for AMD. AMD’s Zen 3
CPU vulnerabilities have been a rather common sight these last few years. With both Intel and AMD having been affected by a variety of security issues over the years, there’s no real surprise that the manufacturers have now been victimized by more vulnerabilities recently. So let’s run through the various vulnerabilities and the CPUs they
AMD has just announced its new “Raise the Game” offer in February. So those of you looking to build a new gaming PC This is a pretty common tactic to entice buyers to grab a certain GPU, mostly by offering discounts or free AAA games. AMD and NVIDIA both use these offers to lure in
AMD has made a roaring come back into the CPU and GPU game over the last couple of years. This can be seen no clearer than with their financial results over the last two quarters. recently revealed its Q4 2019 sales numbers during its fiscal year reporting for 2019. In short, AMD is in the strongest
AMD has released a new patch for their main GPU driver package, Adrenalin 2020 Edition 20.1.1, with some performance improvements and a handful of bug fixes. The big news is that the new version offers better performance in Monster Hunter World: Iceborne. And with the ongoing controversy over the massive performance issues in the new
AMD has just fired the first shots of CES 2020, debuting their 7nm chips for the first time. The new Ryzen 7 4000 series of CPUs are coming soon, There are actually two embedded product lines in the stack. The 15W Ryzen 7 4000 U-Series aims to pick up slack in AMDs ultra-efficient budget lines
Apparently, AMD just made a major mistake during CES 2020. During the keynote presentation today in Las Vegas, the company focused in on their plans for the future. On their various efforts, the PC giant teased a new series of mobile processors with the Ryzen 4000 series, and the RX 5000 series Radeon graphics cards.
The newest software innovation brought to the realm of PC gaming from AMD is here. It’s a new multi-threaded CPU processing toolset for deformable material physics, using the Finite Element Method (FEM), called FEMFX. In other words, it’s a new tool for developers to make use of on PC gaming hardware that offers much more
AMD is having a great week. With the launch of the next generation of Radeon software and drivers yesterday, there was already plenty to like about team red’s chances heading into 2020. Now, the latest iteration of their mid-range GPU offerings has helped shore up competition against rival NVIDIA. Will the new Radeon RX 5500
AMD just dropped the first patch for Adrenalin 2020 Edition. The new 19.12.2 driver brings an average of 12% performance improvement in select titles. Moreover, it provides optimal gaming experience for Detroit: Become Human. That game just came out on PC, bringing a story about rebellion and liberation to the PC. This is of course
The Andrenalin driver line from AMD has significantly improved the usability and features of the red team’s GPUs these last few months. By bundling together video options, full software customization and even clean updates into one package, there’s a ton of time that the setup has saved for PC gamers. And that’s without even mentioning
AMD has been kicking butt lately. The launch of their 3rd generation Threadripper chips has thoroughly trounced rival Intel. With many calling for AMD making a return to the top in the CPU space, a lot of fans and PC gamers are hoping for similar resurgence in the GPU scene from the red team. The
The launch today of both AMD and Intel’s new CPU SKUs has caused a wave of reviews and response to the AMD Ryzen Threadripper & Intel Core-X HEDT CPUs. These two new entrants in high-end computing are about to battle for dominance, and it looks like AMD could be clawing ahead. The product launch of
AMD has announced a slew of new products in their Threadripper lines, much to the delight of system builders, overclockers and other enthusiasts. These two new CPUs cap off the Zen-2 powered offerings from the red team, showing off higher core counts and high speeds. And of course, they have a pretty high price tag.
With the release of Borderlands 3 this past week, PC gamers are eagerly awaiting more chances to up the graphical fidelity in the loot shooter. And a big part of that wait is sitting around waiting on GPU makers to release drivers that are tuned to deal with the workloads the newest games present. Nvidia