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AMD: Big Navi GPU to Debut Before PS5 and new Xbox

Bart Swiatek, 04 June 2020, 11:18

Devinder Kumar - AMD's CFO - informed that the company's new flagship GPU, the so-called Big Navi, will appear on the market before PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X consoles.

Improved AMD Ryzen CPU May be a Bit More Expensive

mikos, 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.

New AMD Radeon GPU Much Faster and With Ray Tracing

Smoczy, 25 May 2020, 14:49

A leaks suggest that the upcoming AMD cards will be much more efficient than their predecessors. The new Radeons are also expected to offer ray tracing support.

After 15 Years, Creator of Linux Switches from Intel to AMD

Bart Swiatek, 25 May 2020, 10:44

Linus Torvalds, the creator of the well-known Linux operating system, decided to use an AMD processor for the first time in 15 years. He chose Threadripper 3970X.

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.

Some Radeon RX 5600 XT Models Can be Much Faster Than Others

Sodar, 06 May 2020, 14:29

AMD's RX 5600 XT GPU, equipped with new software that significantly increases their performance, are now on sale.

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: PS5 and Xbox Series X Will Launch at the End of Year

Bart Swiatek, 04 May 2020, 14:38

During the conversation with investors, AMD's CEO Dr. Lisa Su said that the launch of next-gen consoles, i.e. PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X, should take place during the holiday season this year.

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.

New Data Shows Intel's Dominant Position in China

Bart Swiatek, 17 April 2020, 11:07

Data from the Chinese benchmark Master Lu shows a picture of the PC market in China. The Chinese are most likely to use Intel processors and graphics cards from Nvidia.

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

Sodar, 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.

8-year-old Radeon Beats Nvidia Chips in Doom Eternal

Jacob Blazewicz, 31 March 2020, 20:03

Hardware Unboxed conducted a benchmark of older GPUs in Doom Eternal. It turned out that AMD chipsets are winning against equally aged GeForce, and the 2012 Radeon HD 7970 performs better than its much younger competitors.

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.

Hacker Stole Data of AMD's Xbox Series X GPU and New Radeons

Adrian Werner, 26 March 2020, 13:25

AMD has confirmed that data related to, e.g. the Arden chipset, which will power the Xbox Series X console, has been stolen.

Benchmark Reveals Performance of Intel Tiger Lake CPU and Xe GPU

Bart Swiatek, 25 March 2020, 10:59

Benchmarks of Intel's Tiger Lake line of Tiger Lake GPUs with Xe chipse have appeared on the web. The unit performs better than competing AMD solutions with integrated Vega GPUs.

New GPU From AMD With DirectX 12 Ultimate Support and Raytracing

Konrad Serafinski, 21 March 2020, 16:27

AMD has announced that its new GPU will be fully compatible with DirectX 12 Ultimate libraries. This also means that RDNA 2 architecture will support raytracing.

New Cooling in GPUs From AMD

Frozen, 07 March 2020, 21:22

AMD has decided to change cooling in the new generation 2 RDNA-based graphics cards. Things are to become quieter and much cooler from now on.

109 million of PS4 vs. 41 million of Xbox One - AMD on Console Sales

Bart Swiatek, 06 March 2020, 10:50

AMD has announced that a total of more than 150 million PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles have been delivered to the stores. By comparing this data with the information disclosed by Sony, we know that sales of Microsoft's device are about 41 million.

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.

Latest AMD Drivers Fix Some of the Recently Reported Problems

Paul Wozniak, 29 February 2020, 22:25

The new version of Radeon Software Adrenalin 2020 Edition (20.2.2) drivers fixes some of the problems recently faced by AMD GPU users. Unfortunately, freezing can still occur in some cases.

Radeon RX 5950 XT May be a Monster With 24 GB RAM

Bart Swiatek, 25 February 2020, 15:04

A recnet leak revealed the specs of the new AMD graphics card - Radeon RX 5950 XT. The chipset may have twice the performance of last year's 5700 XT, as well as 24 gigabytes of super-fast HBM2e memory.

Users Report Many Problems With AMD Radeon GPU Drivers

Bart Swiatek, 14 February 2020, 13:33

AMD can't handle eliminating problems with the drivers for its GPU. Many users report bugs resulting in e.g. PCs crashing.

Threadripper 3990X Enables You to Play Crysis Without a GPU

Bart Swiatek, 11 February 2020, 16:08

Experts from Linus Tech Tips channel checked whether the latest CPU from AMD - the powerful Threadripper 3990X - can handle the first part of the Crysis series without the help of a GPU. AMD's processor came out victorious.

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.

Leak: Buy Radeon GPU and Get Free Games

Konrad Serafinski, 01 February 2020, 21:40

VideoCardz reports that AMD brings back Raise The Game sets. If you buy any of the manufacturer's GPU in the near future, you will receive a set of games as a gift, including - depending on the model - Resident Evil 3, Ghost Recon: Breakpoint, Monster Hunter: World - Iceborne and/or Warcraft III: Reforged.

MSI: Not Every Radeon RX 5600 XT Can be Easily Overclocked

Conrad Hazi, 26 January 2020, 19:59

AMD caused a lot of commotion by updating the vBIOS of Radeon RX 5600 XTs at the last minute. This decision was probably dictated by the moves of the competitors, but, as MSI claims, not every card can be made to work with higher parameters than those described before the changes.

AMD Quietly Patched Security Gaps in Radeons

Frozen, 25 January 2020, 23:52

Radeon owners should update their graphics card drivers as soon as possible. AMD Adrenalin 20.1.1, although not mentioned in the manufacturer's list of changes, addresses four major security gaps.

AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT Reviews - Great GPU for Full HD

qjin, 22 January 2020, 11:04

The launch of the AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT graphics card is behind us. On this occasion, there wasa flood of reviews on the web. It shows that we are dealing with a very solid and well-priced equipment, which can become a good choice for Full HD resolution.

Naughty Dog Looks for People with Knowledge About DX12 and Nvidia's GPU

Bart Swiatek, 20 January 2020, 13:46

Naughty Dog is looking for a graphic programmer who has knowledge about DirectX 12 and Vulkan interfaces, as well as graphics cards created by AMD and Nvidia. It is not known what project the person would be working on.

AMD Changes Specs of Radeon RX 5600 XT in Answer to Nvidia's Move

Paul Wozniak, 18 January 2020, 17:40

According to HKEPC, the latest GPU from AMD, Radeon RX 5600 XT, should appear on the market with slightly better specs. Its timing and memory speed has been increased. This is probably an answer to Nvidia's reduction of GeForce RTX 2060's price.

RX 5950 XT, RX 5950, RX 5900 and RX 5800 - New Radeons in EEC Database

Bart Swiatek, 15 January 2020, 12:24

The names of several new graphics cards from AMD have appeared in the Eurasian Economic Union (EEC) database. These are the Radeon models RX 5950 XT, RX 5950, RX 5900 and RX 5800. The entries most likely concern the so-called „big Navi”, i.e. chipsets prepared for gaming enthusiasts.

Steam Hardware Survey - Chinese is Now Top Language, AMD Drops Pace

Peter Doron, 08 January 2020, 12:23

According to the latest Steam hardware survey, the most popular language on Valve's platform in December was Chinese. After a few months of growth, AMD has lost some momentum - both in CPU and GPU categories.

AMD is Working on Fast Navi GPU With Ray-tracing

Bart Swiatek, 08 January 2020, 11:18

The head of AMD, Dr. Lisa Su, gave an interview to the journalists of AnandTech. During the conversation, a thread of AMD's ray-tracing GPU appeared. The company is working on a new, powerful graphics card supporting this technology, which should appear on the market later this year.

The Xbox Series X Unit Shown by AMD at CES was „Unofficial”

Konrad Serafinski, 07 January 2020, 13:52

During the AMD conference at CES 2020, a short video showing, among other things, the back of the Xbox Series X console, together with all ports, was presented. However, a moment later Microsoft announced that the visualization did not came from the company and should not be considered official.

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.

Specs and Benchmarks of Radeon RX 5600 XT

Bart Swiatek, 30 December 2019, 12:13

We have learned the specs of the new GPU from AMD, the Radeon RX 5600 XT. The design will resemble the more powerful RX 5700 in several aspects, which can translate into performance above industry expectations.

GPU Prices May Rise Because of PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X

Adrian Werner, 29 December 2019, 17:59

According to analysts, graphics card prices may increase next year. One reason for this will be the increased demand for GDDR6 memory due to the launch of Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5.

AMD Radeon RX 5500 XT Reviews

qjin, 12 December 2019, 21:48

Today was the official launch of AMD Radeon RX 5500 XT GPU. It is the answer to the recently released Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650 Super. The first reviews have appeared on the web and show that while the card is not bad, it is also not among the cheapest.

AMD Adrenalin 2020 Edition Will Increase Fps Number for Radeon Owners

Laty, 11 December 2019, 22:48

AMD has recently released a new version of the software for Radeon GPU. The update brings a lot of new features and improves performance. In addition, we have received a number of add-ons improving gameplay.

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.