Graphene Can Make PCs and Smartphones Up to 1000 Times Faster
Sodar, 21 February 2021, 15:30
Graphene is one of the materials that could replace silicon in CPU manufacturing. Scientists have discovered a way to use the one-atom-thick carbon structure to create electronic components.
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.
Intel Iris Xe GPU Will Not Work With AMD Processors
Bart Swiatek, 28 January 2021, 15:16
According to the information presented by Intel, the dedicated Iris Xe DG1 GPU will work only with motherboards based on a specific chipset. This means that the GPU will not work with AMD processors.
AMD With Record Earnings in 2020
Sodar, 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.
Intel i9-11900K Price and First Benchmarks
Bartlomiej Sagan, 18 January 2021, 21:13
Considering the high prices of the Ryzen 5000 series, expectations are high for the upcoming Rocket Lake family processors from Intel. However, the latest reports raise some concerns.
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.
Global PC Component Prices Are in For an Increase
Adrian Werner, 06 January 2021, 12:33
This year we will pay even more for PC components. The reasons include customs and problems caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Asus was the first company to introduce price increases.
Intel Core i9-11900K May be the New King of Single-thread Performance
Bart Swiatek, 04 January 2021, 20:17
Thanks to leaks from several sources, we learned some details about the performance of Intel's new processors - Core i9-11900K and Core i7-11700K.
Cyberpunk 2077 Tested on Various CPU
Bart Swiatek, 15 December 2020, 14:06
A video summarizing the performance of individual CPUs in CD Projekt RED's latest game has appeared on YouTube.
Will Intel Bounce Back to the Top with i9-11900K? Specs and Performance Leaks
Bart Woldanski, 14 December 2020, 19:36
In recent years, we exerienced Intel's dominantion in gaming, but with the release of AMD's Ryzen 5000 CPU, the leader's position has been challenged. Now, performance and specs of the upcoming Rocket Lake series CPUs leaked to 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.
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
Sodar, 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.
Apple Currently Owns Over 25% of the CPU Market
Bart Swiatek, 05 October 2020, 11:59
Another edition of the usual hardware survey appeared on Steam. It shows that AMD already controls over 25% of the CPU market. The data also indicates stagnation in VR goggle sector.
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?
Nvidia May Soon Add CPUs to Its Offer
Paul Musiolik, 16 September 2020, 12:33
Nvidia, after purchasing the British chipset manufacturer AMR, is thinking about entering the market for data center processors.
GeForce GTX 1060 Remains the Leading GPU on Steam
Bartlomiej Sagan, 11 September 2020, 13:28
Valve has released the results of its monthly hardware survey among Steam users. What are the results just before the launch of the GeForce RTX 3000 family GPUs?
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.
More Than Billion Android Phones at Risk From Security Gap in CPUs
mikos, 10 August 2020, 14:20
Vulnerabilities found in Qualcomm processors are putting more than one billion Android devices at risk.
Intel has a Problem - 20 GB of Classified Data and Tools Have Leaked
Bart Swiatek, 07 August 2020, 11:33
There has been a major leak of classified data at Intel. A 20-gigabyte package containing, among other things, CPU blueprints and tools used by the company's employees has surfaced online.
Intel's in Trouble Again; Launch of 7 nm CPUs Delayed
Bart Woldanski, 24 July 2020, 22:47
Intel has announced a delay in the release of 7-nanometer CPUs. Thus, plans to introduce the new lithography may be delayed by at least one year. We also learned about the release date of Intel Alder Lake-S processors.
Ryzen PRO May Become the New King of Bang for the Buck
mikos, 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.
CPU With More Than 8 Cores Helps in New Games - Here's Proof
Bart Swiatek, 16 July 2020, 17:20
One Twitter user checked how additional cores and threads affect performance in the PC version of Death Stranding. It turns out that performance gains are noticeable even when changing from 16-thread model.
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
mikos, 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?
Misleading Comparison of Intel and AMD CPU
mikos, 24 June 2020, 17:59
Slides have leaked into the web, where Intel compares with AMD and claims that its laptop CPUs are more efficient in video games. However, Internet users do not fully agree with this.
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.
Mac Without Intel? Apple is Working on Its Own Processor
Bart Swiatek, 10 June 2020, 11:14
According to reports from Bloomberg, Apple is working on its own desktop CPU. It seems that after fifteen years, the company may soon end its cooperation with Intel.
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.
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.
Intel Respons - Comet Lake CPU Reviews
Bart Swiatek, 21 May 2020, 18:06
Numerous reviews of new desktop processors developed by Intel - the so-called Comet Lake series - have appeared online. Is the tenth generation of Intel CPU worthy of attention?
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.
Your K-series CPU Went Up in Flames? You'll Get a New One
Sodar, 14 May 2020, 14:08
Intel is extending its Performance Tuning Protection Plan CPU insurance to the 10th generation K-Series (Comet Lake). The service includes one replacement of a damaged CPU with a new one.
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.
Comet Lake-S CPUs Are Obsolete; LGA 1700 Socket is Coming
Michael Kulakowski, 05 May 2020, 21:06
The upcoming Intel Comet Lake-S and Rocket Lake-S CPU will become completely obsolete after only a dozen or so months on the market. In 2021 the company intends to introduce a new, incompatible with its predecessors, socket LGA 1700, which will appear together with the 12th generation Alder Lake-S chips.
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.
Z490 Chipset-based Mainboards Will Support Intel Rocket Lake-S CPU
Conrad Hazi, 01 May 2020, 16:06
As Gigabyte suggests, motherboards built on the Z490 chipset and supporting PCIe 4.0 are expected to be compatible with both the latest Intel CPU from the Comet Lake-S family and the next generation, Rocket Lake-S. This also means that both chip families should be based on the LGA1200 socket.
Intel Comet Lake-S CPU - Final Specs and Prices Revealed
Bart Swiatek, 29 April 2020, 14:33
A leak revealed the final specs and prices of the Intel Comet Lake-S line CPUs. The source of information is a presentation of the company published by a Spanish website.
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.