Zen 4

In Q3 of last year, AMD released the first CPUs based on its highly anticipated Zen 4 architecture. Not only did their Ryzen 7000 parts raise the bar in terms of performance compared with the previous Ryzen 5000 series, but it also gave birth to AMD's latest platform, AM5. Some of the most significant benefits of Zen 4 and the AM5 platform include support for PCIe 5.0, DDR5 memory, and access to the latest and greatest of what's available in controller sets. While the competition at the higher end of the x86 processor market is a metaphorical firefight with heavy weaponry, AMD has struggled to offer users on tighter budgets anything to sink their teeth into. It's clear Zen 4 is a powerful and...

CES 2023: AMD Instinct MI300 Data Center APU Silicon In Hand - 146B Transistors, Shipping H2’23

Alongside AMD’s widely expected client product announcements this evening for desktop CPUs, mobile CPUs, and mobile GPUs, AMD’s CEO Dr. Lisa Su also had a surprise up her sleeve...

35 by Ryan Smith on 1/5/2023

AMD Unveils Ryzen 9 7950X3D, 7900X3D, and Ryzen 7 7800X3D, Up to 128 MB of L3 Cache And 5.7 GHz Boost

During Computex 22, AMD showcased its updated CPU roadmap going through 2024, which yielded some exciting propositions to the desktop processor market. One of those products highlighted was a...

48 by Gavin Bonshor on 1/4/2023

AMD Announces Ryzen 9 7900, Ryzen 7 7700, and Ryzen 5 7600 Processors: Zen 4 at 65 W

During its keynote at CES 2023, Dr. Lisa Su, AMD's CEO, announced three new desktop processors based on its Zen 4 microarchitecture, the Ryzen 9 7900, Ryzen 7 7700...

7 by Gavin Bonshor on 1/4/2023

AMD Announces Ryzen Mobile 7045 HX-Series CPUs, Up to 16-Cores and 5.4 GHz for Laptops

While many companies such as Razer offer 'desktop' replacements in the form of very high-end and powerful gaming laptops, the silicon that goes into them not only needs to...

8 by Gavin Bonshor on 1/4/2023

AMD Lays Out 2023 Ryzen Mobile 7000 CPUs: Top-to-Bottom Updates, New Zen 4 'Phoenix' CPU Takes Point

This year’s CES has turned out to be a laptop-centric event in the PC space, and no farther do you have to look for proof of that than AMD’s...

45 by Ryan Smith on 1/4/2023

The AMD CES 2023 Keynote Live Blog (6:30pm PT/02:30 UTC)

CES keynote season continues this week with the second major PC-centric keynote of the event, being held by AMD. Helmed as always by CEO Dr. Lisa Su, AMD is...

6 by Ryan Smith on 1/4/2023

AMD Zen 4 Ryzen 9 7950X and Ryzen 5 7600X Review: Retaking The High-End

During AMD’s ‘together we advance_PCs’ event at the end of August, the company unveiled its Ryzen 7000 series of desktop processors, with four SKUs aimed at the mid-range and...

206 by Ryan Smith & Gavin Bonshor on 9/26/2022

ASRock Announces New AM5 BIOS Design, Promises Faster Booting Times

In preparation for AMD's Ryzen 7000 series processors, which will launch on September 27th, ASRock has announced that it has developed a new BIOS for its AM5 motherboards. ASRock...

27 by Gavin Bonshor on 9/9/2022

MSI Unveils X670 Pricing Ahead of AMD Ryzen 7000 Launch, Starting at $290

Ahead of the launch of AMD's latest Ryzen 7000 processors, which will hit retail shelves on September 27th, MSI unveiled pricing on four of its X670/X670E motherboards. Given the...

29 by Gavin Bonshor on 9/8/2022

AMD Updates Ryzen Mobile CPU Numbering System Ahead of Mendocino APU Launch

While all eyes are on the impending launch of AMD’s new Ryzen 7000 desktop processors, the chipmaker also has its wheels in motion for the future of its mobile...

28 by Ryan Smith on 9/7/2022

AMD EXPO Memory Technology: One Click Overclocking Profiles For Ryzen 7000

During AMD's 'together we advance_PCs event, the company unveiled its latest Zen 4-based Ryzen 7000 processors to the world, as well as its AM5 platforms, including X670E, X670, B650E...

34 by Gavin Bonshor on 8/30/2022

AMD Announces B650 Extreme Chipset for Ryzen 7000: PCIe 5.0 For Mainstream

Over the last couple of months, the rumor mill surrounding AMD's impending Ryzen 7000 processors for desktops has been in overdrive. Although Lisa Su unveiled Zen 4 back at...

24 by Gavin Bonshor on 8/29/2022

AMD Details Ryzen 7000 Launch: Ryzen 7950X and More, Coming Sept. 27th

AMD’s "together we advance_PCs”l ivestream presentation just wrapped up moments ago, where AMD CEO Dr. Lisa Su set the stage for the release of the next generation of AMD...

106 by Ryan Smith on 8/29/2022

AMD Ryzen 7000 "together we advance_PCs” Live Blog (7pm ET/23:00 UTC)

At long last the date is here. AMD this evening will be broadcasting their "together we advance_PCs” event, which will be focused around the upcoming launch of their next-generation...

45 by Gavin Bonshor on 8/29/2022

ASUS Unveils Crosshair X670E Gene, Premium Micro-ATX AM5 Motherboard for Ryzen 7000

Over the years, multiple motherboards have captivated the market at various price points. Models like the Hero and the Formula are staples of ASUS's premium but popular ROG-themed offerings...

29 by Gavin Bonshor on 8/23/2022

AMD Announces Ryzen 7000 Reveal Livestream for August 29th

In a brief press release sent out this morning, AMD has announced that they will be delivering their eagerly anticipated Ryzen 7000 unveiling later this month as a live...

52 by Ryan Smith on 8/16/2022

AMD's Desktop CPU Roadmap: 2024 Brings Zen 5-based "Granite Ridge"

As part of AMD's Financial Analyst Day 2022, it has provided us with a look at the company's desktop client CPU roadmap as we advance towards 2024. As we...

37 by Gavin Bonshor on 6/9/2022

Updated AMD Notebook Roadmap: Zen 4 on 4nm in 2023, Zen 5 By End of 2024

As we've come to expect during AMD's Financial Analyst Day (FAD), we usually get small announcements about big things coming in the future. This includes updated product roadmaps for...

23 by Gavin Bonshor on 6/9/2022

AMD Unveils Siena, A Lower Cost EPYC Family With Up to 64 Zen 4 Cores

As part of AMD's Financial Analyst Day 2022, AMD unveiled an updated server CPU roadmap up to and including 2024. Nestled within AMD's latest server roadmap, it highlighted the...

13 by Gavin Bonshor on 6/9/2022

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