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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.

Radeon RX 5700 Revealed; E3 2019 AMD Presentation Summary

Conrad Hazi, 11 June 2019, 10:11

Tonight, as part of the E3 2019 fair, AMD organized the Next Horizon Gaming presentation. During the game we could see for the first time new Radeon RX 5700 cards and a 16-core gaming CPU Ryzen 9 3950X. Almost all new products will be launched on the market on July 7.

Intel Challenges AMD: „Beat Us In Real Games”

Bart Swiatek, 10 June 2019, 11:30

Intel's Jon Carvill decided to challenge the competitive AMD corporation - he believes that the Ryzen 3000 series CPU will not be able to receive the crown of the „best gaming processor”.

Leak Reveals AMD Ryzen 9 3950X - First 16-core Processor For Gamers

Bart Swiatek, 10 June 2019, 11:01

The slide from the planned AMD presentation on E3 2019, which was received by VideoCardz, revealed the existence of another Ryzen 3000 series processor - the powerful 16-core Ryzen 9 3950X.

Radeon RX 5700 XT Specs Leaked Before E3

Conrad Hazi, 10 June 2019, 02:44

The day before the official presentation of the Next Horizon Gaming event taking place during the E3 2019 fair, the specification of the Radeon RX 5700 XT GPU were leaked. A strong competitor for the RTX 2070 is in the works.

AMD Ryzen 3000 Overclocking; 5GHz Within Reach

Conrad Hazi, 31 May 2019, 20:24

The first information concerning overclocking of processors from the Ryzen 3000 family appeared on the web, according to which it is possible to achieve a clock at the level of 5 GHz. It is also possible that in 2020 a special version of the processor with factory clock up to 5 GHz will be available on the market.

AMD Shares Go Up After Thanks to New Ryzens and Navi GPUs

Conrad Hazi, 29 May 2019, 19:35

After the official presentation of the new Ryzen 3000 series processors and Navi graphics cards, AMD shares on NASDAQ went up a lot. Analysts and investors believe that the new designs can enable the manufacturer to increase its market share and compete more effectively with Intel.

Navi is Here; AMD Announces Radeon RX 5000 GPU

Bart Swiatek, 27 May 2019, 14:02

During the Computex 2019 conference, AMD announced the Radeon RX 5000 line of graphics cards. The first product of this type will be the Radeon RX 5700, which will debut in July. More information about the new designs will be available in a few weeks.

Ryzen 3000 Specs, Prices and Release Date

Bart Swiatek, 27 May 2019, 12:41

During its presentation at Computex 2019, AMD presented five Ryzen 3000 series processors. The strongest unit has 12 cores and the weakest one only half of that. We also know the prices and release date.

12-Core Ryzen 3000 @5 GHz in Turbo Mode

Bart Swiatek, 24 May 2019, 14:47

The leaks acquired by AdoredTV channel suggest that the 12-core processor from the Ryzen 3000 series will boast a 5 GHz clock in Turbo mode. On the other hand, the 16-core unit, after overclocking, achieves a very good result in the Cinebench R15 benchmark.

Intel CPU Performance Drops After Fixing MDS Vulnerability

Bart Swiatek, 22 May 2019, 11:15

Phoronix editors tested the performance of processors after installing updates to fix security vulnerabilities detected so far, including the recently released MDS exploits. The results are not satisfactory.

AMD and Intel Will Lose on Huawei's Problems

Bart Swiatek, 21 May 2019, 13:25

Goldman Sachs' analysts presented a list of American companies that will be affected by the ban on trade with the Chinese company Huawei. The list includes many entities associated with our industry, such as AMD, Intel, Microsoft or Nvidia.

First-Gen AMD Vega Chipsets in Google Stadia?

Conrad Hazi, 19 May 2019, 22:01

It looks like the GPUs used by Google's Stadia servers will be the first-generation AMD Vega GPU. At least that is what we know from information published by Khronos, who is responsible for the development of the Vulcan API.

AMD Confirms: New Ryzens and Radeons Coming This Year

Bart Swiatek, 16 May 2019, 13:50

During the recent investor call, AMD confirmed that its new products - Navi graphics cards and Ryzen 3000 processors - will be launched in the third quarter of this year.

AMD Announces its E3 Event. Reveal of Navi GPU Inbound?

ElMundo, 14 May 2019, 22:46

AMD has announced the "Next Horizon Gaming" event, which will take place during the E3. There are many indications that during the conference, for the first time, we will see new graphics cards based on Navi architecture.

AMD is Preparing Radeon RX 600 GPU?

ElMundo, 14 May 2019, 17:28

Interesting information about the possible launch of new AMD GPUs from the Radeon RX 600 family has surfaced on the Internet. The news comes from the data contained in the latest GPU driver distribution.

ASUS and ASRock AM4 Motherboards Will Support Ryzen 3000

Bart Swiatek, 13 May 2019, 11:26

ASUS and ASRock have confirmed that they are preparing BIOS updates for older AM4 motherboards to work with the new AMD processors Ryzen 3000.

New Leaks Confirm AMD Ryzen 3000 Specs

Conrad Hazi, 10 May 2019, 14:00

New leaks concerning the specs of the new AMD Ryzen 3000 have surfaced on the web. TUM_APISAK, a user known for revealing rumors that have a tendency to turn out to be true, reports that the engineering samples of the new chips have a base clock speed of 3.3-GHz, and 4.2-GHz in boost mode.

AMD Radeon RX 3080 XT - RTX 2070 Performance at Half Price?

Bart Swiatek, 06 May 2019, 11:40

Several new rumors about AMD Navi graphics cards - Radeon RX 3080 XT and 3090 XT - have surfaced on the web. According to leaks, the first chipset will offer performance similar to RTX 2070, but it will cost only half its price.

Ryzen 9 3800X, Ryzen 7 3700X and Ryzen 5 3600X - Specification Leaked

Konrad Serafinski, 05 May 2019, 14:26

The specification of new CPUs from AMD has leaked to the web. Ryzen 9 3800X, Ryzen 7 3700X and Ryzen 5 3600X have appeared in the Turkish online store's offer (and have already disappeared from it).

AMD Confirms Premiere of Navi In the Third Quarter of 2019

Konrad Serafinski, 01 May 2019, 12:12

AMD has announced that the premiere of Navi cards will take place in the third quarter of this year. We can assume that this will happen at the gamescom fair in Cologne, but this information is not confirmed yet.

AMD Announces Gold Editions of Radeon VII and Ryzen 7 2700X

Bart Swiatek, 30 April 2019, 22:36

AMD announced special versions of two of its products - the Radeon VII graphics card and the Ryzen 7 2700X CPU. Both will be anniversary models and will be launch in connection with the company's 50th birthday. In addition, buyers will also receive two free games as a gift.

AMD Navi With 256-bit Interface and GDDR6 Memory?

ElMundo, 29 April 2019, 15:03

Alleged photos showing laminate of a new graphics card from the upcoming AMD Navi family have surfaced on the web. Analysis of its appearance indicates the chipsey will use GDDR6 memory on a 256-bit interface.

Ryzen 3000 Clocks at 4.5 GHz, Leaks on X570 Motherboards

Bart Swiatek, 29 April 2019, 13:11

TechSpot reports that motherboard manufacturers have received test copies of Ryzen 3000 processors. The units are to be clocked at 4.5 GHz and have about 15% better performance than the previous generation. We also have leaks about the X570 chipset.

Square Enix at E3 2019; New Nvidia Drivers and Other News

Milosz Szubert, 24 April 2019, 16:26

In today's batch of news from the world, we're writing about the announcement of Square Enix's E3 2019 conference, the release date of Shakedown: Hawaii, and the new drivers from Nividia and AMD.

AMD Celebrates 50 Years with Ryzen 7 2700X 50th Anniversary Edition

ElMundo, 17 April 2019, 15:11

AMD will soon release a special version of the Ryzen 7 2700X processor to celebrate the company's 50th anniversary.