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Ashes of the Singularity update substantially boosts AMD Ryzen performance

Ashes of the Singularity update substantially boosts AMD Ryzen performance When AMD launched its Ryzen 7 family, it delivered a chip that exceeded our expectations in just about every category, but fell down somewhat in gaming.But there was a clear gap at 1080p in both our Ryzen 7 review and our GTX 1080 Ti testing.

Intel CEO admits to industry-wide conspiracy to slow CPU advances, kill frequency boosts

Intel CEO admits to industry-wide conspiracy to slow CPU advances, kill frequency boosts “We actually got the idea from Craig Barrett,” said Krzanich, referring to Intel’s CEO from 1998 – 2005.The technical press labeled it a ‘marchitecture,’ and complained that customers weren’t actually getting the performance they thought they were entitled to.

AMD Ryzen 5 gets first gaming comparison video, holds its own against Intel’s Core i5

AMD Ryzen 5 gets first gaming comparison video, holds its own against Intel’s Core i5 The Ryzen 5 series hasn’t yet hit the streets, and so there’s not much hard data on how it will perform compared to Intel’s Core i5 CPUs.More: AMD presses its advantage with affordable Ryzen 5 processors, available April 11 Santiago Santiago was the reviewer, and he compared the Ryzen 5 1400 both stock and overclocked to 3.

Total War: Warhammer's Bretonnia patch boosts performance on AMD Ryzen CPUs

Total War: Warhammer's Bretonnia patch boosts performance on AMD Ryzen CPUs Last week, the Total War: Warhammer team released a new patch, codenamed Bretonnia.While they didn’t specifically discuss any kind of new features in the patch notes, testing shows that the update significantly improved performance on AMD’s new Ryzen microprocessors.

Ryzen shine: Early review of AMD Ryzen 5 1600 shows good performance

Ryzen shine: Early review of AMD Ryzen 5 1600 shows good performance Typically review sites are sent hardware before an official release, so that those publications can have a review ready for launch day.Skill TridentZ DDR4 memory running at 2,400MHz, and a GTX 1070 graphics card, the results the AMD Ryzen 5 1600 put out were rather impressive.

Motherboard maker leaks some details about AMD’s Ryzen 3 processor

Motherboard maker leaks some details about AMD’s Ryzen 3 processor The Ryzen 7 high-end desktop CPUs have already shipped, and the Ryzen 5 midrange chips will be released next week.That leaves just the Ryzen 3 entry-level processors to make their way into the limelight.

Gaming: Ryzen™ Community Update #3 | Community

Gaming:  Ryzen™ Community Update #3 | Community Throughout the launch of the AMD Ryzen™ processor, AMD has been clear that desktop PC customers should choose the “High Performance” power plan in Windows® 10.Because of these findings, the new AMD Ryzen Balanced power plan reduces the timers and thresholds for P-state transitions to improve clockspeed ramping.

AMD’s aggressively affordable Ryzen 5 1600X is the first six-core chip for everyone

AMD’s aggressively affordable Ryzen 5 1600X is the first six-core chip for everyone The Ryzen 5 1600X stands out as the least expensive chip to ever offer more than four cores.As attractive as Ryzen 7 was, it’s the Ryzen 5 processor line that fits in the budget of most PC enthusiasts.

AMD’s Ryzen 5 1500X forgets to include the best feature

AMD’s Ryzen 5 1500X forgets to include the best feature Can the Ryzen 5 1500X stand out, or will it fade away into the background?Intel doesn’t include a cooler, while the Ryzen 5 1500X packs in the AMD Wraith Spire, a new compact cooling option for Ryzen chips on the AM4 socket.

AMD's Ryzen 5 1500X and 1600X reviewed: Taking the fight against Intel to the midrange market

AMD's Ryzen 5 1500X and 1600X reviewed: Taking the fight against Intel to the midrange market We have two of the new parts on-tap today — the Ryzen 5 1500X, with an MSRP of $189, and the Ryzen 5 1600X, with an MSRP of $249.Like Ryzen 7, Ryzen 5 is aggressively targeting Intel’s price points and market position.

Close to the Metal Ep. 38: The Ryzen Roundup

Close to the Metal Ep. 38: The Ryzen Roundup The chip makers GPUs returned to relevance in striking fashion, and now the Ryzen 5 and 7 chips are attempting to push more cores into more systems, and it may just be working.But we aren’t gathering today to discuss trajectories or marketing strategies, we’re sitting down to discuss performance and value.

AMD Ryzen 5 1600X CPU overclocked to 5.9GHz with all threads enabled

AMD Ryzen 5 1600X CPU overclocked to 5.9GHz with all threads enabled It turns out that with the right cooling AMD’s new Ryzen CPUs can be overclocked very well indeed.Although 4GHz tends to be the rough barrier for air cooled Ryzen CPUs, one overclocker has given a Ryzen 5 1600X processor a bath in liquid nitrogen and with that cryogenic fluid in place, he was able to clock it as high as 5.

Gaming: Ryzen™ 5 Desktop Processors Global ... | Community

— Highlights from More Than 300 Reviewers Worldwide Who Received Ryzen 5 1600X and 1500X Processors — Yesterday, April 11th, hardware reviewers worldwide began posting their first reviews of Ryzen 5 1600X, a six-core, 12-thread processor, and the Ryzen 5 1500X, a four-core, eight-thread processor.And while Ryzen 7 reviews were typically paired with X370 enthusiast motherboards, the Ryzen 5 reviews were mostly paired with B350 motherboards, including a new BIOS that enhances performance and support for overclocked memory1.

New CPUs from AMD, Intel now locked out of Windows Update on Windows 7, 8.1

New CPUs from AMD, Intel now locked out of Windows Update on Windows 7, 8.1 Ars Technica reports that as of now, Microsoft detects Ryzen or Kaby Lake CPUs running Windows 7 or Windows 8.0 in Windows 7, or to build NVMe drivers for that operating system), MS is short-circuiting support altogether.

Unofficial Patch Unblocks Windows 7 and 8.1 Updates for Kaby Lake and Ryzen

Unofficial Patch Unblocks Windows 7 and 8.1 Updates for Kaby Lake and Ryzen It should be hard for Microsoft to make any more mistakes with its Windows 10 push, but it keeps finding new ways.After nagging everyone incessantly about upgrading, updating computers without asking, and making Windows 10 patches mandatory, Microsoft has started disallowing Windows 7 and 8.

Rumor: Intel Will Launch Coffee Lake, Basin Falls Earlier Than Expected

Rumor: Intel Will Launch Coffee Lake, Basin Falls Earlier Than Expected Meanwhile, Intel will reportedly launch its Coffee Lake refresh in August of this year rather than waiting until January 2018.The current 6xxx HEDT chips are built on Broadwell and support the older X99 chipset, which first debuted in 2014.

Gaming: New Ryzen chipset drivers now avail... | Community

Gaming: New  Ryzen chipset drivers now avail... | Community Starting this week, AMD Ryzen™ customers can download a new version of the AMD Ryzen Chipset Drivers (version 17.This release is primarily intended to make good on our promise to include the AMD Ryzen Balanced power plan in the chipset driver package.

Id Software’s Robert Duffy promotes the benefits of using AMD’s new Ryzen CPUs

Id Software’s Robert Duffy promotes the benefits of using AMD’s new Ryzen CPUs As a refresher, AMD now sells two groups of Ryzen-branded processors based on its built-from-scratch “Zen” processor design: Ryzen 7 and Ryzen 5.The Ryzen 7 group consists of three chips ranging in base clock speeds between 3.

AMD updates latest Ryzen drivers with new power plan to boost performance

AMD updates latest Ryzen drivers with new power plan to boost performance With just such people in mind, AMD released its latest AMD Ryzen chipset drivers with an eye on improving performance — at least for Windows 10 64-bit users.The new Ryzen drivers get around the Windows 10 default by installing a new “AMD Ryzen Balanced” power plan.

AMD Updates Ryzen's Windows Power Plan, Boosts Performance With New Chipset Driver

AMD Updates Ryzen's Windows Power Plan, Boosts Performance With New Chipset Driver Now, the company has released a new chipset driver that will add and automatically activate a power profile that gives Ryzen more control over its own power states.The problem initially occurred because of a mismatch in how AMD’s SenseMI technology operates compared with Windows’ native power management.