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Intel Knocks Out AMD

Bartlomiej Sagan, 19 November 2021, 15:26

The 12th generation of Intel Core CPUs has caught up or overtaken AMD Ryzen series in the desktop field in many applications. The next blow, the i7-12700H, came in the mobile category.

Windows 11 Doesn't Slow Down Ryzens Anymore [UPDATED]

Jacob Blazewicz, 22 October 2021, 11:53

Windows 11 has received another update. This time if did fix the bug slowing down Ryzen CPUs.

AMD CPUs Revealed Passwords; New Patch Fixes Vulnerability

Jacob Blazewicz, 20 September 2021, 19:32

AMD has patched a serious security vulnerability in its CPUs. The problem was caused the chip driver that enabled unauthorized persons to, among other things, access passwords.

Intel May Unveil New Cooling With Alder Lake CPUs

GRG, 13 September 2021, 14:36

A Twitter post suggests that a new range of stock fans to cool Intel's 12th-gen CPUs may be in the pipeline.

AMD Ryzen CPUs With Serious Security Vulnerability

Nicek, 01 September 2021, 15:38

A new security vulnerability has been discovered in AMD Ryzen CPUs that could lead to data leaks. Which users should be afraid of it?

Brand New Ryzen 5 for $9 From a Gacha Vending Machine? Only in Japan

Nicek, 31 August 2021, 13:02

The popularity of vending machines in Japan transcends western imagination. So it's no surprise that the local market also offers machines, where you can draw the latest AMD Ryzen 5000 processors.

AMD on the Offensive - Ryzens Much More Popular Than Intel CPUs

Jacob Blazewicz, 09 August 2021, 20:06

Intel still rules the CPU market, but AMD is starting to tread on its heels. In fact, the new Ryzen 5000 have made AMD's CPUs much more popular in some stores than Intel's.

AMD Zen 4 to Require New AM5 Socket; Big Changes Inbound

Arkadiusz Strzala, 24 May 2021, 16:54

Leaks suggest that the next generation of AMD Zen 4 processors (including Ryzen 7000) will require a new socket - AM5. It will bring very big changes, including, above all, support for DDR5 RAM.

AMD Like Intel: Ryzens 5000 With Serious Security Vulnerability

Arkadiusz Strzala, 07 April 2021, 16:07

AMD confirms that the new line of processors based on Zen 3 is vulnerable to a Spectre attack. The reason is the optimization mechanism included in the Ryzen 5000 and Epyc processors, among others.

PowerGPU: AMD Ryzen 5000 Series Highly Unreliable

Ness, 15 February 2021, 15:09

PC building company PowerGPU tweeted stat figures showing that the failure rate of AMD's latest CPUs can reach almost 20 percent. The tweet has now been deleted, but not before it made big waves on the web.

AMD With Record Earnings in 2020

Arkadiusz Strzala, 27 January 2021, 20:22

AMD reported strong revenue increase in 2020. The emphasis on remote working and the resulting high demand for electronics are the effects of the on-going coronavirus pandemic.

Ryzen 7 5700G Benchmark; Rumors Mention Models Without X

Bart Swiatek, 11 January 2021, 18:01

A handful of reports on several AMD processors - Ryzen 7 5700G, Ryzen 9 5900 and Ryzen 7 5800 - appeared on the web.

Intel Core i9-11900K Beats Ryzen 9 5950X in First Benchmark

Bart Swiatek, 07 December 2020, 12:33

Twitter published Intel Core i9-11900K's results in the Ashes of the Singularity benchmark. This is the first leak on the performance of Intel's new CPU. The unit has fared worse than Ryzen 9 5950X.

Ryzen 5 5600X Demolishes Core i5-10600K in Cinebench 15

Bart Swiatek, 03 November 2020, 17:58

Several internet users have published leaks revealing AMD Ryzen 5 5600X CPU performance on Cinebench 15 and Cinebench 20 benchmarks. AMD's new six-core CPU does much better than the competition and has no trouble going up against an eight-core CPU.

AMD Ryzen 5 5600X Dethrones Intel Core i9-10900K

Bart Woldanski, 23 October 2020, 18:15

The AMD Ryzen 5 5600X (Zen 3) CPU has been included in the PassMark benchmark database, taking a spot ahead of Intel Core i9-10900K, the much more expensive performance king to date.

AMD Avoiding Nvidia's RTX 3080 Launch Mistakes; Provides Retail Guidelines

Bartlomiej Sagan, 21 October 2020, 14:46

The launch of new generation of AMD hardware is approaching. The manufacturer wants to implement measures to ensure the availability of RX 6000 GPUs and Ryzen 5000 CPUs.

Far Cry 6 for Free When Buying AMD Ryzen CPUs

Bartlomiej Sagan, 16 October 2020, 14:20

AMD is preparing an interesting special offer for those planning to purchase a new processor from the Ryzen family. The next game after AC: Valhalla to be added to CPUs is Far Cry 6.

AMD Ryzen 5 5600 Coming Next Year at Decent Price

Arkadiusz Strzala, 14 October 2020, 15:09

During the presentation of AMD's new processors, we learned about the prices of the X versions. Meanwhile, standard Ryzen models remain the most popular choice. We don't know how much they will cost, although there was a leak in the case of the R5 5600.

AMD Reveals Ryzen 5000 and Radeon RX 6000 CPU

Bartlomiej Sagan, 08 October 2020, 22:54

After many weeks of waiting, AMD presented its new series of processors, the Ryzen 5000. Based on Zen 3 architecture, these chips are to beat Intel in every possible application.

AMD Announces Ryzen 5000 CPUs Today; Intel Plans Response

Bart Woldanski, 08 October 2020, 15:01

As announced, AMD Ryzen 5000 CPUs based on the Zen 3 architecture will be officially revealed today. Simultaneously, Intel has confirmed the release of Rocket Lake-S chips.

Ryzen 5800X Claims Victory Over i9-10900K in Benchmark

Bartlomiej Sagan, 30 September 2020, 13:30

There are new reports on the web about upcoming the Zen 3-based AMD processors. We definitely have a performance increase, but will it be enough to take over Intel in gaming?

New CPU and GPU From AMD Inbound

Paul Musiolik, 10 September 2020, 14:11

AMD has announced the dates of two conferences to showcase new hardware. On October 8 we will see the processors and 20 days later the GPUs.

PS5 and Xbox Series X Components Will be on Time, AMD Assures

Bart Swiatek, 29 July 2020, 11:35

The CEO of AMD - Dr. Lisa Su - confirmed that the company's products planned for this year should be marketed as planned. This includes the Ryzen 4000, Big Navi GPU and the components on which the two announced ninth generation consoles - PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X - will be based.

Ryzen PRO May Become the New King of Bang for the Buck

Mikolaj Laszkiewicz, 21 July 2020, 23:17

As of today, AMD Ryzen 4000G and PRO 4000G series CPUs will be launched, which may strengthen AMD's already strong market position.

Experts: Ryzen XT Not Worth the Money, Wait for Ryzen 4000

Bart Swiatek, 08 July 2020, 16:48

New AMD processors, the so-called Ryzen 3000XT series, offer only slightly better performance than the basic variants, but cost considerably more (they are priced just like the 3000 line CPU on the day of release). Most reviewers are of the opinion that it's better to wait for Ryzen 4000 series - especially since AMD has just confirmed that it will appear later this year.

Ryzens Hits it Big on The European Hardware Awards

Mikolaj Laszkiewicz, 30 June 2020, 15:05

AMD is reaping the fruits of its CPU development and has just won numerous awards at The European Hardware Awards for 2020.

AC: Valhalla for Free With AMD Ryzen 3000 CPUs

Bart Woldanski, 28 June 2020, 18:44

We learned unofficially that AMD will soon announce another special offer that will include a video game gift added to the Ryzen 3000 CPUs. The title in question will be Assassin's Creed: Valhalla, the upcoming installment of Ubisoft's popular series.

Ryzen R9 3900XT Only Slightly More Efficient Than 3900X

Bart Woldanski, 25 June 2020, 13:47

The official presentation of AMD Ryzen 3000XT CPUs, a refreshment of the Matisse series, is behind us. Now, even before their launch in stores, the CPUs have appeared, including the top-shelf Ryzen R9 3900XT, in the Geekbench benchmark database, so we got to know their performance. What increase can we expect?

New AMD Ryzen Zen 3 CPUs Without Delays

Jacob Blazewicz, 18 June 2020, 10:47

AMD has denied the rumors of postponing the release of AMD Ryzen 4000 family CPUs, and the new Zen 3-based chipsets will be released on schedule.

AMD Ryzen 3000XT CPU Reports Confirmed; Specs and Price Revealed

Bart Woldanski, 16 June 2020, 21:41

AMD has officially revealed the Matisse Refresh Series CPUs, specifically its three models: Ryzen 5 3600XT, Ryzen 7 3800XT and Ryzen 9 3900XT. We learned the specs, price and launch date of the new chipsets.

Ryzen 4000 CPU - AMD May Postpone the Launch

Bart Swiatek, 16 June 2020, 15:29

According to Taiwanese website DigiTimes, AMD may decide to postpone the launch of Ryzen 4000 until early next year. The main reason is the excellent sales of Ryzen 3000 and lack of competition from Intel.

Improved AMD Ryzen CPU May be a Bit More Expensive

Mikolaj Laszkiewicz, 01 June 2020, 14:41

We've learned the prices of AMD Ryzen CPU from the „Matisse Refresh” line. They were revealed by one of the largest French computer parts stores.

AMD Likely to Refresh Ryzen 3000 CPU

Bart Swiatek, 27 May 2020, 12:14

According to rumors, AMD is planning to release updated models of the Ryzen 3000 CPU series. The units would be marked „XT” and have higher clock speeds, resulting in better performance for single-core applications.

Ryzen 4000 Zen 3 Will be Supported by B540 and X470 Chipsets After All

Smoczy, 20 May 2020, 16:15

AMD has decided to add support of Ryzen 4000 Zen 3 processors to older chipsets - B450 and X470.

Intel Core i9-10900K vs Ryzen 9 3950X; Difference of a Few FPS

Smoczy, 19 May 2020, 16:59

Comparisons of Intel Core i9-10900K and Ryzen 9 3950X have appeared on the web, showing that the difference in performance is not as significant as we had expected.

New Ryzen 4000 Zen 3 Supported Only by X570 and B550 Boards

Smoczy, 08 May 2020, 13:54

The upcoming Zen 3-based Ryzen 4000 processors may not be a very budgetary solution. Only the X570, B550 and newer mainboard models will support them.

AMD vs Intel - R3 3100 May be the Best Low Cost CPU

Smoczy, 05 May 2020, 12:45

Intel Core i3 10100 vs AMD Ryzen 3 3100. Which is the best low-cost processor? Available benchmarks herald the advantage of AMD.

AMD Bests Intel in Many Major Stores

Adrian Werner, 02 May 2020, 17:07

AMD's CEO has boasted that in many major stores, more than 50 percent of available premium CPUs are made by his company. According to The European Hardware Association, gaming enthusiasts also prefer Ryzen's manufacturer.

AMD Ryzen 5000 - Leaks on New Processors

Smoczy, 27 April 2020, 12:50

Info about the AMD Ryzen 5000 CPU series has appeared online. The leaks speak of an APU based on RDNA2 and Zen 3 architecture.

AMD Announces Ryzen 3 3100 and 3300X as well as B550 Chipset

Bart Swiatek, 22 April 2020, 19:09

AMD has officially announced two more Ryzen 3000 CPU and motherboards based on the new B550 chipset - the successor to the popular B450. Launch of the new hardware will take place soon - in May and June.

AM4 Socket Refuses to Die; Will Support AMD Ryzen 4000 CPU

Bart Swiatek, 21 April 2020, 11:25

The representative of XMG, a company producing laptops using AMD processors, informed that mobile units from the Ryzen 4000 line are compatible with the AM4 socket and B450 chipset. The same should be true for desktop models and computers based on the same platform.

Mobile Ryzen 9 Beats Desktop Core i9 in Benchmark

Bart Swiatek, 15 April 2020, 13:55

Intel's new desktop processor - Core i9-10900F - scored lower than the competitive AMD Ryzen 9 4900HS, a dedicated laptop CPU, in the Geekbench multi-core performance benchmark.

Ryzen 4000 CPU Reveal This Fall

Arkadiusz Strzala, 10 April 2020, 16:59

New 4th-gen Ryzen CPUs will be unveiled most likely in September. According to AMD's assurances, their release will coincide with the postponed date of Computex.

AMD Ryzen 9 4900HS is the Best Portable CPU on the Market

Bart Swiatek, 31 March 2020, 19:11

Reviews of the first laptop to feature an AMD Ryzen 9 4900HS CPU - the ROG Zephyrus G14 - leave no doubt: this is a real breakthrough. For the first time ever, AMD has created a processor dedicated to portable computers that clearly beats competitive products in its class.

Intel Core i9-10900K Comparable to AMD Ryzen 9 3900X in Benchmark

Bart Swiatek, 03 March 2020, 16:24

Several leaks have appeared on the web, concerning new Intel flagships - Core i9-10900K and mobile Core i9-10980HK. It looks like the units will be able to challenge AMD's products.

Ryzen in MacBooks? Rumors of Collaboration Between Apple and AMD

Bart Swiatek, 10 February 2020, 13:14

Mentions in the source code of the latest beta version of the MacOS suggest that new computers from Apple may use AMD components. This applies to both graphics cards and CPUs.

AMD Increases Its Share in the CPU Market; Ryzen Dominates on Amazon

Bart Swiatek, 06 February 2020, 21:13

According to a report by Mercury Research, AMD increased its share in the CPU market in 2019. The company ise doing great in almost all sectors, mainly thanks to the excellent sales of the Ryzen 3000 series CPU. The only reason to complain is the declining interest in game consoles.

Ryzen 4000, Radeon RX 5600 XT and Threadripper 3990X - AMD on CES 2020

Laty, 07 January 2020, 13:17

During the conference, which took place at CES 2020, AMD presented, among other things, new models of Ryzen 4000 and Radeon RX 5600 XT GPU. We also saw the world's first 64-core CPU from AMD, Ryzen Threadripper 3990X.

AMD Chases Intel, Holding Nearly 40% of CPU Market

Peter Doron, 03 January 2020, 11:51

With the latest moves, AMD is quickly closing in on Intel. According to PassMark, the Ryzen manufacturer already has almost 40% of the CPU market share. There are many indications that the difference will be diminishing in the coming months, and many believe that AMD will eventually overtake the competition.

AMD Processors Dominate Amazon's Best-seller List

Laty, 29 November 2019, 12:53

AMD dominates the list of the most popular CPU prepared by Amazon. AMD has been in the ranking for a long time now, and the current increase in interest may be due to Black Friday sales.