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Steam Hardware Survey - More and More Players Own AMD CPU

Bart Swiatek, 03 December 2019, 20:32

Valve has published another edition of Steam's hardware and software survey. In November, AMD increased its market share for both CPUs and graphics cards.

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.

Radeon RX 5700 Didn't Help; AMD Loses 5% of the Market to Nvidia

Bart Swiatek, 27 November 2019, 20:50

In the third quarter of this year, Nvidia's GPU enjoyed greater popularity than the products of the competitive AMD. The former can boast a market share of 72.95%, which is 5% more than in the previous three months.

AMD Radeon RX 5500 - First Benchmarks

qjin, 22 November 2019, 13:38

First benchmarks of AMD Radeon RX 5500 GPU appeared on the web. The chipset tested by the German website Heise online was in the OEM version, designed for ready-made computer sets. The results were presented compared to Radeon RX 580 and GeForce GTX 1660.

AMD Will Announce a Successor to Navi GPU at CES 2020?

Laty, 20 November 2019, 16:04

The first unconfirmed information about new Navi GPUs being created by AMD has appeared in the web. The chipsets are to have, among others, a very fast HBM2E memory and hardware ray-tracing support.

AMD Ryzen 9 3950X Reviews - New King of Performance

Laty, 15 November 2019, 14:51

Here are the results of pre-release testing of AMD Ryzen 9 3950X processors, which will be available on November 25. AMD tries to fill the gap in the desktop segment by presenting an extremely powerful chipset available to common mortals.

AMD: Fast Ryzen 9 3950X, Cheap Athlon 3000G and Powerful 3970X and 3960X Threadrippers

Laty, 08 November 2019, 23:27

AMD has announced the new CPU from Threadripper and Athlon family, as well as the long-awaited third-gen flagship, Ryzen 9 3950X. The new processors will be available for sale on November 25 (except for Athlon, which will be available on the market on November 19).

New AMD Ryzen 4000 CPU in 2020

Paul Wozniak, 06 November 2019, 14:44

AMD CEO Lisa Su confirmed that the first versions of the new Ryzen 4000 series of CPU from AMD will be available in early 2020. Shortly after, new chipsets based on Zen 3 architecture will be released.

AMD Bares its Teeth Challenging Intel's Dominance on Other Markets

Jacob Blazewicz, 29 October 2019, 17:36

AMD is doing better and better in the CPU market. Evidence comes in the form of a report from Korea, where the company for the first time topped Intel in the segment of ready-made computers. In Europe, on the other hand, AMD CPUs sell almost twice as good as last year.

Radeon RX 5700 XT is a Hit - Great Sales of AMD's CPUs

Bart Swiatek, 18 October 2019, 10:18

Both data from online shops and industry websites, as well as financial results of Tul, owner of PowerColor, show that AMD Radeon RX 5700 family GPU are very popular among the customers.

Xiaomi and AMD Join Forces - New RedmiBook is the Laptop for Everyone?

Bart Swiatek, 15 October 2019, 12:54

AMD and Xiaomi have joined forces - as a result, RedmiBook 14 AMD, based mainly on AMD technology, will appear on the market. The device will debut in just a few days.

AMD Officially Announces Radeon RX 5500

Bart Swiatek, 07 October 2019, 21:28

AMD has officially announced Radeon RX 5500. The GPU will be available this quarter and will be weaker than the Radeon RX 5700 and 5700 XT models, including GeForce GTX 1650.

Ryzen 3500X From AMD Provides Competition for Intel's Core i5-9400F

Barth Faryna, 24 September 2019, 20:51

First tests and „unboxings” of Ryzen 3500X processor appeared on the web. It was compared with its direct competitor, Core i5-9400F from Intel, and AMD did quite well.

Cheap AMD Radeon RX 5300 XT May Debut in October

Konrad Serafinski, 24 September 2019, 18:24

The offer of one of the German store includes PC sets equipped with Radeon RX 5300 XT GPU and B550 chipset (supposedly supporting PCIe 4.0). Both configurations will reach consumers in October.

AMD Claims That 7nm+ Epyc CPU Will Defeat Intel's 10nm Xeon

Barth Faryna, 18 September 2019, 21:36

AMD has announced that Epyc processors based on Zen 3 have already been designed, which means they will be available next year. The company also said that the new processors would outperform direct competition from Intel.

Gotta be Fast - First Information About New Radeons

Bart Swiatek, 16 September 2019, 11:43

The first details about the new Radeon GPU from AMD, have appeared in the web. The chipsets will have, among others, a very fast HBM2E memory and hardware ray tracing support.

AMD Will Improve CPU Performance to Match the Advertising

Barth Faryna, 04 September 2019, 13:03

AMD issued a statement on the latest Ryzen 3000 series processor scandal, which did not reach the declared Boost speeds. The case got so big that something had to be done about it.

Der8auer: only 5.6% of Ryzen 9 3900X CPU achieve declared speeds

Barth Faryna, 02 September 2019, 19:52

A well-known hardware reviewer and overclocking specialist, der8auer, conducted a survey which showed that a small fraction of Ryzen 9 3900X CPUs achieve the declared Boost speeds.

AMD Ryzen 5 3600 Sells Better Than Intel's Entire 9th Generation

Bart Swiatek, 02 September 2019, 11:21

Sales statistics of the German online store Mindfactory.de show that AMD has completely dominated Intel in the local market. This situation persists for the second consecutive month.

AMD Ryzen PRO CPU Advertisement May be Misleading

Conrad Hazi, 30 August 2019, 18:04

In the recently published advertising spot of Ryzen PRO processors there is information that they reach frequencies up to 5 GHz. However, tests and measurements suggest something completely different.

AMD GPU Sales Top Nvidia for the First Time in 5 Years

Conrad Hazi, 30 August 2019, 16:04

This is what everyone expected - AMD outperformed Nvidia in terms of GPU sales in the second quarter of 2019. The data provided by Jon Peddie Research analysts includes all desktop GPUs.

AMD Will Pay $12.1 Million in Damages for Misleading Customers

Barth Faryna, 29 August 2019, 21:02

Finally, the four-year-old case against the AMD has come to an end. It concerned misleading customers when advertising the processors of the Bulldozer family. The court ordered a $12.1 million fine.

AMD is Preparing Navi 14 Budget GPU - Will it be the Successor of Radeon RX 570?

Conrad Hazi, 29 August 2019, 20:36

From the information that appeared in the Compubench database, we learned that AMD is working on three mysterious graphics cards based on Navi 14. Everything indicates that we will see the successors of cheaper cards from the Polaris family.

GeForce RTX 2070 Super vs Radeon RX 5700 XT - Extensive Benchmark

Bart Swiatek, 28 August 2019, 21:41

Hardware Unboxed prepared a video comparing the performance of Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 Super and AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT GPU in dozens of games. Which chipset is better?

AMD Radeon VII Probably Reached End of Life Status

Conrad Hazi, 26 August 2019, 21:15

AMD has not yet officially confirmed this information, but it seems that after less than nine months the production of Radeon VII has been discontinued. This is not a great surprise in the considering high price of the model and only slightly worse performance of the latest RX 5700 series cards.

110 Degrees Inside Your PC? Not a problem, says AMD

Conrad Hazi, 14 August 2019, 20:28

AMD has addressed users' concerns about the high temperatures reached by the Radeon RX 5700 and 5700 XT cards. According to the manufacturer, new systems are adapted to operate at this temperature, and higher measurements are partly due to increased accuracy.

AMD Said to be Working on „Nvidia Slayer”; New GPUs Next Year?

Conrad Hazi, 13 August 2019, 21:26

There are rumors on the web that AMD is working on cards to dethrone Nvidia chipsets. The GPU in question is to represent the Navi 23 family, support hardware ray tracing and debut on the market next year.

We Know the Prices of Two Designer Radeon RX 5700 XT Models

Paul Wozniak, 09 August 2019, 23:38

Two designer Radeon RX 5700 XT models have appeared in pre-order in the Overclocking UK store. These are versions with cooling from ASUS and Sapphire companies.

Google and Twitter Switch to AMD EPYC CPU

Paul Wozniak, 08 August 2019, 18:23

AMD has announced that Google and Twitter will use its latest EPYC Rome processors built in 7 nm architecture.

SWAPGS - New Vulnerability Detected in Intel Processors

Bart Swiatek, 08 August 2019, 17:57

BitDefender experts have found another CPU security gap, dubbed as SWAPGS. The problem is likely to be limited to Intel CPUs of Ivy Bridge generation or later, although some researchers suggest that AMD products may also be susceptible to the exploit.

Samsung Will Use AMD Radeon GPUs in its New Smartphones

Bart Swiatek, 06 August 2019, 18:26

Samsung will use AMD GPU in its future smartphones. Mobile GPUs will be based on RDNA architecture, just like Navi family cards. The first devices with this technology will probably be available on the market in 2021.

Faster AMD Navi GPU and Mobile Processors are „Coming”

Conrad Hazi, 01 August 2019, 14:19

During a discussion on AMD's financial report for the second quarter of this year, Lisa Su admitted that her company still has a few new products in store and we can expect more powerful Radeon cards based on Navi architecture and new mobile processors.

Ryzen 9 3900, Ryzen 7 3700, Ryzen 5 3500 - New CPU From AMD?

Bart Swiatek, 29 July 2019, 11:11

New Ryzen 3000 series processors from AMD have appeared in the database of the Euroasian Economic Commission for Europe (EEC). There is no certainty whether they will be available for retail customers.

AMD Sells More CPUs in Korea and Japan than Intel

Conrad Hazi, 16 July 2019, 12:39

Although not even ten days have passed since the launch of the new Ryzen 3000 series processors, the sales of AMD products have already managed to go through the roof and overtake the demand for Intel products in several important Asian markets.

AMD Discontinues Radeon 7

Konrad Serafinski, 14 July 2019, 19:12

AMD decided to discontinue the production of Radeon VII graphics cards. This information is provided by the Cowcotland. The main reason is high production costs and the launch of the Navi family cards.

AMD Ryzen 3000 Users Report Multiple Errors

Bart Swiatek, 12 July 2019, 17:18

Users of the new AMD CPU - Ryzen 3000 series - report numerous problems with their operation. Complications include the functioning of Boost mode and graphics cards support. There are also some blue screens.

Destiny 2 Doesn't Work on PCs with Ryzen 3000 CPU

Bart Swiatek, 09 July 2019, 17:32

Destiny 2 - online shooter from Bungie - does not run on PCs equipped with the AMD Ryzen 3000 series CPU. The source of the problem is unknown at the moment, but developers are already working to identify and eliminate it.

Ryzen 3000 Series Works Just Fine With Old X470 Motherboards

Jacob Blazewicz, 08 July 2019, 22:03

The debut of AMD's Ryzen 3000 series is behind us, and with it the launch of dedicated motherboards based on the X570 chipset. The latter are quite pricey, so some hardware websites decided to check if the new Ryzens work equally well on a X470.

AMD Radeon RX 5700 and RX 5700 XT GPU Reviews - Could Have Been Worse

Conrad Hazi, 08 July 2019, 10:45

Tests and reviews of new GPUs from AMD - RX 5700 and RX 5700 XT - are now available online. The efficiency of the Radeons, which had been announced for a long time, raised some doubts, but were they justified?

AMD Ryzen 3000 Series CPU Review - Intel Gets Competition

Conrad Hazi, 08 July 2019, 10:30

Tests of new processors from AMD have already appeared on the web. Do Ryzen 7 3700X and Ryzen 9 3900X offer the performance announced by the manufacturer? How do the new chipsets compare with the competition?

AMD Confirms Lower Prices for Radeon RX 5700 series GPU

Conrad Hazi, 07 July 2019, 02:06

The leaks that circulated over the Internet yesterday turned out to be true and we already know officially that the new Radeon RX 5700 series GPU will be cheaper than announced. The price reductions are quite significant and it seems that they can give AMD a fighting chance against Nvidia.

Ryzen 7 3700X Matches i9-9900K; Ryzen 9 3900X Bests Threadripper 2950X

Conrad Hazi, 04 July 2019, 18:15

The first results of AMD Ryzen 7 3700X and Ryzen 9 3900X CPUs have appeared and on the 3DMark benchmark website. Both chipsets are scheduled to go on sale on July 7. The weaker model of the two matches the performance of Intel Core i9-9900K and the stronger that of the Threadripper 2950X, which has 4 cores more.

AMD Ryzen 5 3600 Faster Than Intel i9-9900KF in Test

Arkadiusz Dziermanski, 01 July 2019, 16:51

Intel has another reason to fear competition from AMD. Ryzen 5 3600 beat Intel's flagship i9-9900KF in a single thread performance benchmark. This is all the more surprising because Intel chipsets usually dominate this test, and Ryzen 5 3600 is a middle class CPU.

AMD Patents its own Ray Tracing Solution

Bart Swiatek, 01 July 2019, 10:23

It seems that AMD has been working on its own idea for ray tracing hardware for some time now. In 2017, the company patented a hybrid solution to allow more flexible use of ray tracing. It cannot be ruled out that the variant of this technology will appear in PlayStation 5 and Xbox Scarlett.

Intel Aware of the Power of New Ryzens

Conrad Hazi, 27 June 2019, 23:07

An internal memo from Intel leaked to the Internet, concernning how the company perceives the competition from AMD and what actions it plans to take in the nearest future. It caused a lot of commotion on the Internet and an avalanche of negative comments from Intel's employees.

First Tests of AMD's Ryzen 5 3600 CPU

Conrad Hazi, 25 June 2019, 19:33

Despite the fact that new processors from AMD will hit the shelves only on July 7, the results of the first tests of the Ryzen 5 3600 chipset have appeared on the Internet. The new model is very promising in benchmarks and can compete with more expensive Intel models.

Intel Likely to Lower CPU Prices Before the Launch of AMD Ryzen 3000

Agnes Adamus, 21 June 2019, 23:34

All indications are that Intel is gearing up to lower the prices of all its eighth and ninth generation processors. This is to be a response to the latest Ryzen 3000 series from AMD, which will appear on the market on July 7 this year.

Intel Ice Lake and AMD Ryzen 3000 CPUs in CPU-Z benchmark

Bart Swiatek, 17 June 2019, 20:34

Wccftech reports, citing a post on a Chinese hardware forum, that in single-thread performance tests, Intel processor based on 3.7 GHz Sunny Cove architecture achieves a slightly better result than the Ryzen 7 3800X, whose core operates at 4.7 GHz.

Prices of X570 Motherboards for Ryzen 3000 Series CPU Leaked

Bart Swiatek, 17 June 2019, 15:54

Danish online store Komplett.dk has placed on its website product cards of motherboards based on X570 chipset, dedicated to Ryzen 3000 CPU, and... these things will be pricey, to say the least.

Windows 10 May 2019 Update Boosts AMD Ryzen CPU?

Bart Swiatek, 14 June 2019, 14:55

AMD boasted that the improvements made to Windows 10 in the May update made it work faster with the Ryzen series of processors. In the company's opinion, the efficiency gains are expected to reach as much as 15% in some cases.