Category: CPU

AMD Confirms 16-Core Threadripper CPU and Server Class Epyc CPU

AMD To compete with Intel’s HEDT Platform and Server CPUs During AMD’s Financial & Analyst Day, the company confirms the development of the 16-Core Threadripper CPU. It has been officially been shown at the event and will feature 32-Threads. That’s 16-Cores with 32 logical threads. Intel is preparing their Core-i9 line-up for the HEDT platform and the Threadripper CPU is most likely its competitor. COMPUTEX is just around the corner, so we might see both products at the tech demos within the week long event. AMD also teases the Epyc CPU, which is a SoC server class CPU built to compete at...

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AMD Ryzen 7 1800X AM4 CPU Review

AMD Ryzen 7 1800X Gets Tested On this review, we are taking a look at the AMD Ryzen 7 1800X CPU. A multi-threaded monster featuring 8-cores and 16-threads operating at 3.6 GHz base clock. The R7 1800X is at the top of AMD’s X86 food chain at the moment, and is compared head-to-head with the Intel Core i7-6900K. A CPU that is twice as expensive compared to the 1800X. The Zen X86 micro-architecture focuses on performance, throughput, efficiency and scalability. It’s an all new design, built from the ground up serving as AMD’s foundation for the future CPU line-up. Product Line Model...

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AMD Ryzen 5 Desktop Processors Released

AMD Ryzen 5 Processors: Up to 87% faster than Core i5 Following the global release of award-winning AMD Ryzen 7 desktop processors in March, AMD today launched all four models of its new high-performance AMD Ryzen 5 desktop processor, introducing disruptive levels of compute performance at a variety of price points. AMD Ryzen 5 processors deliver immersive experiences and high performance innovation to gamers and creators worldwide, with up to 87% more performance when comparing the AMD Ryzen 5 1600X to the Intel flagship Core i5 model, the 7600K1. Featuring outstanding multitasking capabilities, AMD SenseMI Technology, and the powerful and efficient new “Zen” core...

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Stardock and Oxide Completes First Optimization for AMD Ryzen CPUs

Delivering Up to 30 Percent “Average FPS All Batches” Uplift in “Ashes of the Singularity” DirectX 12 Benchmark MANILA, Philippines – AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) today announced, in conjunction with game developers Stardock and Oxide Games, the completion of initial optimization of “Ashes of the Singularity” for AMD Ryzen desktop processors resulting in significant performance increases. The popular game title, which initially launched one year ago, demonstrates significant performance increases in game play and an up to 30 percent increase in “Average Frames Per Second All Batches” in-game benchmark performance, placing AMD Ryzen 7 1800X in elite performance levels for the game.1 Stardock...

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GABYTE Launches April Extreme Clocking 2017 Event

Competition of Skill for over $2,600 USD in Prizes Taipei, Taiwan, March 27, 2017 – GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY Co. Ltd., a leading manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards, is excited to announce the start of April Extreme Clocking 2017, the second of four contests in GIGABYTE’s 2017 overclocking season. In these contests, overclockers can earn bragging rights along with a bundle of top-notch hardware from a total prize pool of over $2,600 USD worth of computer hardware that any enthusiast would want to have. Novices—no need to fret as a lucky draw is also part of this competition, where prizes...

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