AMD’s New Ryzen Mobile APUs Promise Much Higher Performance, Better Battery Life

AMD announced its new Ryzen Mobile APUs today, kicking off what’s arguably its most important refresh of 2017. Over the past decade, laptops have accounted for a steadily growing percentage of the total PC market. At the same time, however, AMD was forced to fight a defensive rear-guard action with a CPU design that was…

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AMD: Ryzen Development Was a ‘Worst-Case Scenario’

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AMD is looking ahead to Ryzen 2, even as the Ryzen rollout continues.

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Report: AMD Stealing Significant Market Share, Revenue from Intel

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AMD’s new Ryzen CPUs have lit up the sales charts against Intel, driving significantly higher CPU revenue for the smaller company.

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AMD Launches 8-Core Ryzen Threadripper 1900X CPU

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AMD’s new Ryzen Threadripper 1900X offers eight cores and higher clock speeds, but can it keep up with Intel’s Core i7-7820X? That’s less clear.

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AMD Replaces Ryzen CPUs for Users Affected By Rare Linux Bug

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A rare bug has been causing stability issues for Ryzen 7 under certain heavy compiler workloads while running Linux. AMD is replacing the CPUs of affected customers.

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Ryzen for the Rest of Us: AMD’s New Ryzen 3 Takes On Intel Core i3

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AMD’s budget-oriented Ryzen 3 CPU launches today to take on the Intel Core i3 head-to-head. It’s an interesting tussle, with strengths and weaknesses on both sides.

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Fake Ryzen Chips Now Popping Up on Amazon, eBay

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AMD’s new Ryzen CPU is popular, but that’s got a downside — scammers are showing up online to bilk people out of their cash by relabeling cheap Celerons as AMD processors.

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AMD Announces Threadripper Speeds and Pricing, Lists Ryzen 3 Specs

AMD shared a number of new CPU details today, including its plans for Ryzen 3, a new 12-core Threadripper option, CPU pricing, and a rough launch window.

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Rumor: Intel Planning 12-Core Core i9 CPUs to Challenge AMD’s Ryzen

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Intel is supposedly prepping a 12-core CPU to take on AMD’s Ryzen, but the leaked details don’t cleanly match any existing core architecture Intel has previously fielded.

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

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AMD’s latest chipset driver contains important updates for anyone using a Ryzen 5 or Ryzen 7 system.

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

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Microsoft has made good on its plans to stop all support for Ryzen and Kaby Lake owners running any OS but Windows 10. Going forward, using one of these chips in Windows 7 or 8.1 will prevent you from downloading any security or software updates in Windows Update.

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AMD has a fix coming for Ryzen bug that hard-locks PCs

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AMD’s Ryzen has a bug in how it currently executes FMA3 code, but the problem is minor and the chances of encountering it in the wild are extremely small. The benchmark that caught it represents a valid corner case, but still a corner case. AMD is already working on a patch.

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

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Windows may be refusing to update on Kaby Lake or Ryzen systems, but the exact situation is unclear. If you’ve installed a pre-Windows 10 OS to one of these products and attempted to update it, was it successful? Drop in and let us know.

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AMD announces, details its new Ryzen 5 mainstream CPU family

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AMD’s Ryzen 5 looks poised to tear into Intel’s midrange market with a vengeance.

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

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There’ve been reports buzzing around that AMD’s Ryzen CPU performs much better by some metrics in Windows 7 compared to Windows 10. AMD has investigated those claims itself and released its own findings.

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Performance, pricing details for AMD’s upcoming Ryzen CPU leak online

Leaked specs and benchmarks for AMD’s Ryzen have hit the web. The chip is looking like a potent contender.

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Intel may be prepping new Core i5, i7 processors to attack AMD Ryzen

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Rumor suggests that Intel may be prepping new CPUs to tackle AMD’s Ryzen. We examine what’s being reported against how Intel is likely to play this match-up.

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AMD’s Ryzen CPU sort of gets a release date

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We don’t know exactly when Ryzen is launching, but an AMD GDC invitation has given us a date range to work with.

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AMD declares Ryzen will be a four-year architecture, details overclocking plans, emphasizes hard launch

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AMD has shared a few new details on Ryzen / Zen at CES, including chipset and CPU support for overclocking, multi-GPU configurations, and how long we can expect the Ryzen architecture to last.

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New leaked benchmarks show AMD’s Ryzen going toe-to-toe with Intel’s Core i7

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AMD’s Ryzen / Zen core is looking good in leaked benchmarks. For the first time in five years, an AMD-built CPU looks to be capable of competing against its Intel counterpart, even if Chipzilla maintains an overall advantage.

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