AMD Desktop and Mobile roll-out schedule for 2018

AMD released their roll out schedule for 2018, which affects Desktop systems and mobile systems. There is nothing much to show here since the changes to the new Ryzen CPU's and are marginal, some boosts here and small improvements there. Since the pictures speaking for itself I add my own thoughts on this article -... Continue Reading →

Castle Peak, Vermeer & Renoir via TR4/AM4 socket shown in the latest AMD Roadmap

AMD released a new Roadmap which shows codenames of upcoming Zen2 and Zen3 processors. From the first look it seems that 2nd Generation Ryzen Threadripper  will be succeeded next year by Castle Peak architecture, based on Zen2.   What to expect until 2020? The codenames Matisse and Picasso were already leaked a few months ago, Vermeer and Renoir are the interesting new... Continue Reading →

Ryzen 5 2600 (Zen+) Benchmarks showing 5-9% better performance compared to Zen

Some interesting finds in the Geekbench Benchmark Database, showing almost 10% more performance on Zen+ side compared to the older Zen generation, the Ryzen 5 2600 seems to be more efficient due small architecture changes and optimizations.   Ryzen 5 1600 Ryzen 5 2600 Technique Summit Ridge (Zen), 14nm, 6C +SMT, 3 MB L2 & 16... Continue Reading →

AMD Ryzen 5 2400G and Ryzen 3 2200G Reviews

Gaming in 1080p with an APU - not possible you say? - it is! AMD's new Raven Ridge CPU is launching today in the form of the 2200G and 2400G CPUs. Raven Ridge is based on the Zen CPU and Vega GPU architectures. The new change in the GPU and CPU architecture allows delivering a very... Continue Reading →

AMD drops prices on entire Ryzen & Threadripper range of CPUs

AMD has just announced a massive price cut across most of its Ryzen and Threadripper CPUs, with the new prices set to sell the rest of these Zen CPUs like hot cakes. The new prices on Ryzen are quite amazing, with the flagship Ryzen 7 1800X dropping from $499 down to $349, while the Ryzen... Continue Reading →

AMD’s next-gen Ryzen Threadripper comes Q2 2018

AMD has not just confirmed a second-gen Ryzen CPU family launching in April, but they have confirmed that there is a new Ryzen Threadripper on the way. AMD's new Ryzen Threadripper CPUs will be released in the second half of 2018, giving the company a good few months to get their chips in a line... Continue Reading →

Upcoming Ryzen X470, Coffee Lake-S Z390, H370, H310 and B360 motherboards from ASRock

VideoCardz got exclusive news today they writing that ASRock's upcoming next-gen Ryzen refresh of motherboards that are "already in the making". The site has confirmed that ASRock are working on these three motherboards: ASRockFatal1tyX470 Gaming K4 ASRock Fatal1ty X470 Professional Gaming ASRock Fatal1ty X470 Gaming-ITX/ac There will be other 400-series motherboards released, with ASRock working... Continue Reading →

Next-gen Ryzen: X470 motherboards teased

AMD is preparing their next-gen Ryzen processors for 2018, but we're already hearing about the new 400-series chipset that will power next-gen motherboards thanks to a new post on PCI-SIG. The upcoming Zen+/Ryzen 2000 range is also known as Pinnacle Ridge, and will be an upgrade of Zen 1 made on 12nm (improved 12FF). AMD will... Continue Reading →

AMD Ryzen 2 Set for March 2018 Launch on 12nm and HBM3 Doubles Memory Bandwidth up to 4Gbps

Good news today, we got confirmation for two things, first I start with the AMD news. According to a new roadmap presented by AMD, the second-generation Ryzen will launch in late Q1 2018. The new series will be manufactured using a refined 12nm Zen+ fabrication node, which should further improve performance-to-Watt ratio and likely unlock higher... Continue Reading →

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