Ryzen

Minisforum has formally announced its V3, one of the industry's first AMD Ryzen 7 8840U-based hybrid PCs that can serve as a tablet, a laptop, and an external display, which is why the company positions it as a '3-in-1' system. As the machine packs an eight-core CPU, it may offer the performance of some mid-range laptops. Meanwhile, despite being a 'tablet,' it has two USB4 ports and an SD card reader, a rare feature for this class of devices. The Minisforum V3 is closer to a classic laptop than a tablet, but this happens often. The system features a 14-inch detachable multitouch display with a 2560×1600 resolution, a 500 nits brightness, a 165 Hz refresh rate (which will undoubtedly be appreciated by gamers), and a...

AMD Unveils Their Embedded+ Architecture, Ryzen Embedded with Versal Together

One area of AMD's product portfolio that doesn't get as much attention as the desktop and server parts is their Embedded platform. AMD's Embedded series has been important for...

11 by Gavin Bonshor on 2/6/2024

AMD: Zen 5-Based CPUs for Client and Server Applications On-Track for 2024

As part of their quarterly earnings call this week, AMD re-emphasized that its Zen 5-architecture processors for both client and datacenter applications will be available this year. While the...

23 by Anton Shilov on 2/2/2024

Best CPUs for Gaming: February 2024

As the first quarter of 2024 is already well underway, there's not been much in the way of launches since last year. Of particular note is AMD's launch of...

35 by Gavin Bonshor on 2/2/2024

AMD Announces New Desktop Zen 3 Chips With 2 New APUs and the Ryzen 7 5700X3D

One of AMD's most innovative desktop processor designs in recent years has to be the X3D series, with their 3D V-Cache packaging technology. Since AMD launched their Zen 3-based...

17 by Gavin Bonshor on 1/8/2024

AMD Unveils XA Versal AI Edge and Ryzen Embedded V2000A For Automotive

With CES 2024 fast approaching, AMD has announced two new products designed to enhance user's experience in the automotive sphere. The first is the XA Versal AI Edge series...

13 by Gavin Bonshor on 1/4/2024

AMD Unveils Ryzen 8040 Mobile Series APUs: Hawk Point with Zen 4 and Ryzen AI

Although CES 2024 is happening next month in Las Vegas, AMD has lifted the lid on their latest Zen 4 mobile processors, the Ryzen Mobile 8040 series. Codenamed Hawk...

24 by Gavin Bonshor on 12/6/2023

G.Skill and V-Color Unveil Factory Overclocked ECC RDIMMs for Ryzen Threadripper 7000 [UPDATED]

UPDATE 11/24: Demu, our reader with sharp eyes, notified us that Gigabyte had published a list of overclockable RDIMMs with ECC and AMD EXPO profiles supported by its TRX50...

7 by Anton Shilov on 11/23/2023

AMD's 96-Core Ryzen Threadripper Pro 7995WX Hits 6.0 GHz on All Cores with LN2

AMD's top-of-the-line Ryzen Threadripper Pro 7995WX is a unique workstation-grade processor that not only offers unbeatable performance in programs that can take advantage of all of its 96-core might...

11 by Anton Shilov on 11/21/2023

Minisforum Teases AMD Ryzen-Based Tablet

Having received worldwide recognition for its compact desktop computers, Minisforum is looking beyond PCs to grow its business. Earlier this year the company introduced its first tablet and is...

26 by Anton Shilov on 8/29/2023

The ASUS ROG Strix Scar 17 (2023) Laptop Review: Mobile Ryzen 9 7945HX3D with 3D V-Cache Impresses

With all the success and esteem that AMD's 3D V-Cache on their desktop CPUs has garnered over the last year, it was only a matter of time before we...

23 by Gavin Bonshor on 8/22/2023

AMD Launches Ryzen 5 7500F in China: Zen 4 With no Integrated Graphics

Over the weekend, AMD officially listed the Ryzen 5 7500F processor on their website. Although initial reports pointed towards a China-only release, and at present, that much is true...

9 by Gavin Bonshor on 7/24/2023

AMD Quietly Introduces Ryzen 3 5100 Quad-Core Processor For AM4

Further to AMD's latest Micro Center exclusive processor, the Ryzen 5 5600X3D with 3D V-Cache, AMD has seemingly introduced a budget-focused quad-core processor based on their Zen 3 architecture...

13 by Gavin Bonshor on 7/12/2023

Asus ROG Ally Is Now Available: A $700 Handheld Powerhouse

Asus this week started global sales of its ROG Ally portable game console. The Asus take on Valve's Steam Deck and other portables offers numerous advantages, including higher performance...

21 by Anton Shilov on 6/14/2023

AMD Launches Zen 2-based Ryzen and Athlon 7020C Series For Chromebooks

Last year, AMD unveiled their entry-level 'Mendicino' mobile parts to the market, which combine their 2019 Zen 2 cores and their RDNA 2.0 integrated graphics to create an affordable...

33 by Gavin Bonshor on 5/23/2023

AMD: Ryzen Mobile 7040HS “Phoenix” Laptops to Reach Retailers in a Couple More Weeks

Alongside AMD’s usual slate of financial figures as part of their quarterly earnings call, the company also offered a brief update on the state of the next-generation Ryzen Mobile...

11 by Ryan Smith on 5/3/2023

AMD Releases Ryzen Z1 Series: Zen 4 & RDNA 3 Come To Handheld Game Consoles

AMD has announced the Ryzen Z1 series of high-performance processors for handheld PC gaming consoles. The latest Ryzen Z1 chips wield Zen 4 cores and RDNA 3 graphics, a...

20 by Zhiye Liu on 4/26/2023

ASUS Issues Statement on Ryzen 7000X3D Processor Issues, Possible Voltage Issues with AMD EXPO

Yesterday we reported that MSI announced a wave of firmware updates designed to address and alleviate potential issues with users on AM5 using AMD's Ryzen 7000X3D processors with 3D...

8 by Gavin Bonshor on 4/25/2023

AMD: Ryzen Mobile 7040HS “Phoenix” Laptops Delayed Until April

For everyone who has been eagerly waiting for the first laptops incorporating AMD’s monolithic Zen 4 mobile CPU, AMD sends word on a Friday afternoon that you’ll be waiting...

57 by Ryan Smith on 3/17/2023

The AMD Ryzen 9 7900, Ryzen 7 7700, and Ryzen 5 7600 Review: Zen 4 Efficiency at 65 Watts

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...

55 by Gavin Bonshor on 1/9/2023

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