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AMD announces its new Zen 3 Ryzen 5000 Mobile ‘Cezanne’ processors for high-end gaming laptops

In the latest CES 2021 Keynote, AMD officially announced its next-generation Zen 3 powered Ryzen 5000U & Ryzen 5000H CPU lineup for the notebook and laptop market segment. Codenamed as ‘Cezanne’, the Ryzen 5000 U & H series processors feature the brand new core architecture and deliver vastly improved efficiency & performance metrics compared to previous gen Ryzen 4000 ‘Renoir’ chips. Continue reading AMD announces its new Zen 3 Ryzen 5000 Mobile ‘Cezanne’ processors for high-end gaming laptops

Some AMD Ryzen 5 5600X and Ryzen 7 5800X processor SKUs are physically based on a dual-CCD design

It appears that IGOR’s Lab and Yuri “1usmus” Bubliy have just made an interesting discovery in the course of working on the new Clock Tuner for Ryzen (CTR) 2.0 for the Zen3 CPUs. According to their investigation some AMD Ryzen 5 5600X and Ryzen 7 5800X processors are physically based on a dual-CCD design, instead of a single-CCD design. Continue reading Some AMD Ryzen 5 5600X and Ryzen 7 5800X processor SKUs are physically based on a dual-CCD design

Intel’s new Rocket Lake-S CPU beats AMD’s 12-core Ryzen in Metro Exodus [UPDATE]

We have some official information on Intel’s 11th gen Rocket Lake-S CPU lineup. At CES 2021, Intel demoed one of their Rocket Lake processors against AMD’s Ryzen CPU offering, and the company also allegedly announced its 11th Gen Core Rocket Lake-S series during the CES 2021 press briefing. Continue reading Intel’s new Rocket Lake-S CPU beats AMD’s 12-core Ryzen in Metro Exodus [UPDATE]

AMD preps to launch new Ryzen 9 5900 and Ryzen 7 5800 Zen 3-based CPUs for the OEM market

According to a recent leak coming via @momomo_us, AMD is prepping to launch two brand new Zen 3 Ryzen 5000 desktop CPUs for the OEM market segment, the non-X Ryzen 9 5900 and the non-X Ryzen 7 5800, respectively. But before continuing, you should keep this in mind that both of these chips are targeted towards OEMs and pre-build desktop PCs, and will not be sold separately or hit the retail shelves anytime soon. Continue reading AMD preps to launch new Ryzen 9 5900 and Ryzen 7 5800 Zen 3-based CPUs for the OEM market

Gaming GPUs are going to get a lot more expensive due to Import Tariffs from China

Well, it appears that 2021 isn’t off to a great start as PC gaming components including graphics cards and motherboards are going to get even more expensive. According to a recent report coming via New York Times, the Chinese import tariff exemptions have expired this year, so as a result of this the GPU pricing is expected to increase significantly. Continue reading Gaming GPUs are going to get a lot more expensive due to Import Tariffs from China

AMD files a patent application for a “CPU and FPGA hybrid processor” design

AMD has already made great strides with their high performing Zen 2 and Zen 3-based lineup of processors, and now the company wants to further expand its presence in the CPU industry. The company claims it wants to improve performance not just through faster and efficient CPU cores, but also through the use of FPGAs. Continue reading AMD files a patent application for a “CPU and FPGA hybrid processor” design

AMD is reportedly rumored to launch its Radeon RX 6700 series RDNA 2-based gaming GPUs by Q1 2021

According to a recent report posted by Cowcotland, AMD is now expected to launch its Radeon RX 6700 series by the end of March 2021. It appears that these Navi 22 GPUs are launching later than previously expected, as previous rumors actually pointed out for a January release date. Continue reading AMD is reportedly rumored to launch its Radeon RX 6700 series RDNA 2-based gaming GPUs by Q1 2021

Rumor: AMD might be prepping new NAVI RDNA 2-based GPUs, “XTXH” and “Nashira Point” codenames spotted

According to a recent listing spotted in the USB Implementers Forum website, it is expected that AMD might have few more NAVI RX 6000-series Graphics cards based on the RDNA 2 architecture in the pipeline. However, the submitted entries do not confirm whether the GPU codenames listed refers to the Navi 21 or Navi 22 variants. Continue reading Rumor: AMD might be prepping new NAVI RDNA 2-based GPUs, “XTXH” and “Nashira Point” codenames spotted

AMD submits a new patent for an MCM “GPU chiplet” design for future RDNA architectures

It appears that AMD has recently submitted a new patent to the US Patent and trademark Office/USPTO on December 31 2020, which outlines the company’s plan for its future GPU technology. This leak comes via Twitter user @davideneco25320 who spotted this entry. Continue reading AMD submits a new patent for an MCM “GPU chiplet” design for future RDNA architectures