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AMD Impresses With Newly-Branded Ryzen CPU Demonstrations And Product Details

Posted on 12/13 22:02 in Deals | 0

The latest Zen launch installment happened at a press and analyst event last week I attended where new demos were shown and more technical information disclosed as a preview to today’s AMD New Horizon event.Those demos included 4K gaming and video editing, which are GPU heavy, but still require quite a bit of performance from a CPU.

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AMD unveils Ryzen brand for Zen processors, base clocks, and additional performance details

Posted on 12/13 22:50 in Shows | 0

Last week in Sonoma, AMD unveiled new details on its upcoming CPU architecture, codenamed Zen.When AMD tested Zen against the Core i7-6900K back in August, it locked both chips to 3GHz.

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New leaked benchmarks show AMD's Ryzen going toe-to-toe with Intel's Core i7

Posted on 12/27 20:49 in Shows | 0

4GHz base clock that AMD has promised for top-end Ryzen cores, so if we assume a modest boost clock of 3.6GHz it means final test results should be somewhat higher than what we see below.

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AMD reveals new Radeon GPU architecture, codenamed Vega

Posted on 01/05 16:21 in Shows | 0

These entry-level to midrange cards would be followed by a full high-end refresh based on a new GPU design, codenamed Vega.One of the most common misconceptions about GPU RAM allocation and the popular freeware utility GPU-Z is that GPU-Z is capable of telling you how much RAM the GPU is actually using.

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AMD declares Ryzen will be a four-year architecture, details overclocking plans, emphasizes hard launch

Posted on 01/06 23:49 in Shows | 0

As PCWorld details, Papermaster also confirmed the four-year target and emphasized that it didn’t mean AMD wouldn’t iterate the core.Tick-tock refers to Intel’s previous practice of introducing new CPU architectures in one product cycle and new manufacturing nodes in the other.

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With Kaby Lake, Intel finally brings Hyper-Threading to its Pentium-branded processors

Posted on 01/11 17:28 in Shows | 0

Last week, we reviewed Intel’s Core i7-7700K and discussed the details on the Kaby Lake refresh cycle, including Intel’s new Core i3, i5, and i7 processors.The CPU giant announced multiple new Pentium-class CPUs based on Kaby Lake, including the first Pentium SKUs to feature Hyper-Threading since Intel retired the Pentium 4.

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The PC market just fell for the fifth straight year as unit shipments continue to decline

Posted on 01/12 14:11 in Shows | 0

“The broad PC market has been static as technology improvements have not been sufficient to drive real market growth.This side of the market is much bigger than the PC enthusiast segment; thus, steep declines in the infrequent PC user market offset the fast growth of the PC enthusiast market.

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AMD's Ryzen CPU sort of gets a release date

Posted on 01/13 13:50 in Shows | 0

While AMD has edited their invitation to remove all reference to Ryzen, eagle-eyed folks managed to screencap the information first.It also makes sense in context of AMD’s previous statements about targeting a Q1 date.

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PC gaming surges, while the rest of the PC market declines

Posted on 01/24 13:55 in Shows | 0

With the PC market now in its sixth straight year of decline, it’s obvious these efforts have met with minimal success.The total market for PC gaming hardware (including gaming accessories) broke $30 billion for the first time in 2016.

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