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Gaming: Ryzen™ 7 Desktop Processors Global ... | Community

— Highlights from More Than 300 Reviewers Worldwide Who Received Ryzen 7 Processors — Yesterday, March 2nd, hardware reviewers worldwide began posting their first reviews of Ryzen 7 1800X.” Forbes - AMD Ryzen Desktop: AMD Said It Would Be Awesome And It Is – Pat Moorhead “Ryzen is going to rock for some time to come.

Close to the Metal ep. 33: Ryzen is here, but is AMD really back?

Close to the Metal ep. 33: Ryzen is here, but is AMD really back? In fact, we heard this same rhetoric come out for the last big architecture change, Bulldozer, only to be sorely disappointed when it landed.Is this the chip that finally puts AMD back in mainstream systems?

AMD's new 32-core Naples CPU will attack Intel's data center monopoly

AMD's new 32-core Naples CPU will attack Intel's data center monopoly Back in 2006, AMD’s server business was one of the company’s biggest success stories.Its share of the worldwide server business peaked in Q2 2006, at just under 25% of the market.

Review: The Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti is the first real 4K GPU, but who drives it better, AMD or Intel?

Review: The Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti is the first real 4K GPU, but who drives it better, AMD or Intel? Today, Nvidia launched the GTX 1080 Ti ($699), its new highest-end consumer GPU.The GTX 1080 Ti is a GP102-based design with 3,584 GPU cores, 224 texture units, and 88 ROPS (3584:224:88).

AMD’s next Zen-based high-end desktop CPU family is code-named ‘Pinnacle Ridge’

AMD’s next Zen-based high-end desktop CPU family is code-named ‘Pinnacle Ridge’ Code-named Pinnacle Ridge, the new family is expected to go retail in early 2018 after an official unveiling at the end of 2017.Pinnacle Ridge will be based on the architecture AMD currently dubs as Zen 2.

Delidding AMD’s new Ryzen 7 CPUs just isn’t worth the risk, recent test shows

Delidding AMD’s new Ryzen 7 CPUs just isn’t worth the risk, recent test shows Three new AMD desktop processors for enthusiasts are now out: The Ryzen 7 1800X, the 1700X, and the 1700.The IHS wasn’t soldered to the processor die but positioned using thermal paste and the TIM was simply glued on.

AMD Ryzen CPUs are readily available, but Ryzen motherboards? Not so much

AMD Ryzen CPUs are readily available, but Ryzen motherboards? Not so much As LegitReviews notes (and ExtremeTech confirmed), there aren’t a whole lot of motherboards currently in stock for the platform.There’s currently a bit of a gap between how AMD has described the desire for its platforms (strong demand!

Windows 10 Scheduler may be limiting AMD Ryzen performance

Windows 10 Scheduler may be limiting AMD Ryzen performance Some sources claim that AMD’s Ryzen CPUs could perform better in Windows 10 except for the way the operating system incorrectly handles Ryzen’s simultaneous multi-threading (SMT).For some reason also, the Scheduler seems to think that Ryzen CPUs have as much as 136MB of cache, whereas in reality, they have 20MB of L2+L3 cache, thanks WCCFTech.

Gaming: Ryzen™ Community Update | Community

It’s been about two weeks since we launched the new AMD Ryzen™ processor, and I’m just thrilled to see all the excitement and chatter surrounding our new chip.We have investigated reports alleging incorrect thread scheduling on the AMD Ryzen™ processor.

Eight is great: AMD’s Ryzen 7 1700 conquers every challenge with many cores

Eight is great: AMD’s Ryzen 7 1700 conquers every challenge with many cores With the odds stacked against it, the humble Ryzen 7 1700 hopes to escape the shadow of the flagship Ryzen 7 1800X by redefining value and multi-core performance.There are some key differences between the high-end 1800X and the more modest Ryzen 7 1700.

Gaming: Tips for Building a Better Ryzen™ S... | Community

Gaming: Tips for Building a Better  Ryzen™ S... | Community The AMD Ryzen™ processor is a completely new and different platform from what gamers may be accustomed to, and established practices for configuring a system may prove incorrect or unreliable.That’s why every AMD Ryzen™ processor is unlocked for overclocking.

AMD issues report on thread scheduling, gaming, Ryzen, and Windows 10

AMD issues report on thread scheduling, gaming, Ryzen, and Windows 10 In a recent blog post, AMD’s Robert Hallock shed some light on AMD’s research into this question and whether or not the Windows 10 scheduler is causing problems for AMD’s Ryzen microprocessor.From the post: We have investigated reports alleging incorrect thread scheduling on the AMD Ryzen™ processor.

AMD announces, details its new Ryzen 5 mainstream CPU family

AMD announces, details its new Ryzen 5 mainstream CPU family Today, AMD is announcing its new Ryzen 5 CPU family.First up, we’ve got a pair of six-core chips; the Ryzen 5 1600X and the Ryzen 5 1600.

AMD presses its advantage with affordable Ryzen 5 processors, available April 11

AMD presses its advantage with affordable Ryzen 5 processors, available April 11 The company has announced it will follow up its trio of Ryzen 7 processors with the Ryzen 5 line, which will hit store shelves on April 11.This announcement is bolstered by details about the new Ryzen 5 processors.

Microsoft may be blocking Windows 7, 8.1 updates on new Intel Kaby Lake, AMD Ryzen systems

Microsoft may be blocking Windows 7, 8.1 updates on new Intel Kaby Lake, AMD Ryzen systems According to a Microsoft KB article published last Thursday, Microsoft may soon begin blocking systems running Kaby Lake or AMD Ryzen CPUs from installing updates if they’re running Windows 7 or Windows 8.What makes this particularly confusing is that AMD itself has gone back and forth on the Windows 7/8.

AMD rumored to be working on a 16-core, 32-thread Ryzen CPU due later this year

AMD rumored to be working on a 16-core, 32-thread Ryzen CPU due later this year Their release is said to be several months away, so it may not be long before AMD reveals a 16-core, 32-thread Ryzen CPU with support for quad-channel DDR4 memory.Although AMD’s Ryzen CPUs have received some criticism for their single-core performance and gaming ability, they have excelled in applications and settings where the full power of their many cores and threads can be utilized.

Rumor: AMD may be planning a 16-core, 32-thread Ryzen titan to challenge Intel's Broadwell-E, Skylake-X

Rumor: AMD may be planning a 16-core, 32-thread Ryzen titan to challenge Intel's Broadwell-E, Skylake-X Now, there’s a rumor making the rounds that Ryzen 18 may not be the end of AMD’s desktop ambitions.net: Public knowledge by now but AMD has a new HEDT platform coming out in a couple of months.

AMD found the root problem causing its new Ryzen processors to freeze desktops

AMD found the root problem causing its new Ryzen processors to freeze desktops The trio of processors include the Ryzen 7 1800X, the Ryzen 7 1700X, and the Ryzen 7 1700.The problem was replicated across all three processors and a variety of motherboards.

AMD has a fix coming for fused-multiply-add (FMA3) Ryzen bug

AMD has a fix coming for fused-multiply-add (FMA3) Ryzen bug Not long after AMD launched Ryzen, a group of forum users at HWBot.A benchmark designed to measure a CPU’s performance in floating point operations (FLOPS) that made use of the FMA3 instruction set was hard-locking on Ryzen systems.

New DirectX 11 vs. DirectX 12 comparison shows uneven results, limited improvements

New DirectX 11 vs. DirectX 12 comparison shows uneven results, limited improvements For the last few years, there’s been an ongoing debate about the benefits and advantages (or lack thereof) surrounding DirectX 12.The answer to whether DirectX 12 was better or worse than DirectX 11 boils down to “It depends.