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What to expect when you’re expecting AMD Zen

What to expect when you’re expecting AMD Zen While the leaks haven’t been confirmed as genuine, it was interesting to see the conversation around Zen and AMD’s expected performance level.Then, at an event on Wednesday, AMD showed some demos of Zen running clock-for-clock against Intel’s 5960X.

A state of Zen: AMD unveils new architectural details on its latest CPU core

A state of Zen: AMD unveils new architectural details on its latest CPU core One CPU complex (CCX) contains four cores, 2MB of L2 cache (512KB per core), and 8MB of L3 cache.That means AMD’s highest-end consumer Zen contains eight cores and 16MB of L3 cache in total, split into 2x8MB chunks.

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.

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.

AMD Unveils Ryzen Pro CPUs, Details on Ryzen 3 Chips

AMD Unveils Ryzen Pro CPUs, Details on Ryzen 3 Chips The Ryzen 5 1500X (3.7GHz Turbo) is referred to as the Ryzen 5 Pro 1500, with the same stats.