AMD Ryzen 5

AMD Ryzen 5 1500X Overclocked Benchmark Results At 4.2GHz

AMD Ryzen 5 1500X – Overclocking to 4.2GHz The AMD Ryzen 5 1500X is the newest 4-core, 8-thread processor to come out and at $189.00 it might make for a compelling budget system build that won’t break the bank. This AMD Ryzen 5 CPU is a 65W TDP part that has a base clock speed of …more

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AMD Ryzen 5 1600X Processor

AMD Ryzen 5 1600X and 1500X Processor Reviews

AMD Ryzen 5 – 6-Core CPUs Arrive For Under $220 After weeks of leaks the AMD Ryzen 5 series of processors has finally been launched! With the launch of the AMD Ryzen 5 processors, AMD is attacking the mainstream market at the $169 to $249 price points where most gamers buy processors. AMD believes that …more

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AMD Ryzen Windows 10 Custom Power Plan

AMD Ryzen Balanced Power Plan Benchmarked

AMD Ryzen Windows Power Plan Disables Core Parking Earlier this morning we were surprised with an e-mail from AMD offering a preview of a new Ryzen Balanced power plan for Windows that is said to improve performance on Ryzen processors. We pushed some of the things we were working on today off the agenda and started …more

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Ashes of the Singularity

AMD Ryzen Performance Update Released For Ashes of the Singularity

When the AMD Ryzen 7 platform was released many of the reviews were critical of the 1080P gaming performance on the Ryzen 7 processor series. AMD promised that we would see a series of game and engine updates for the new Ryzen architecture fairly quickly and the first game title to become optimized for Ryzen …more

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AMD Ryzen Logo

12 Cores and 24 Threads : New AMD Ryzen Rumored to Be Spotted

A source has found another Ryzen leak. This time, the leak has information of an unannounced AMD Ryzen processor with 12 cores and 24 threads. It appears this CPU is being prepared for AMD’s HEDT X399/X390 platforms supporting AMD CPUs. The machine detected with this leaked CPU is Alienware’s Area-51 R3. There have already been …more

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AMD Ryzen 5 Processor Pricing

AMD Ryzen 5 Processors Start At $169 and Launch on April 11th

The folks over at Guru3D appears to have mixed embargo dates and announced AMD Ryzen 5 series processors yesterday (opps)! AMD long ago said that the Ryzen 5 series was coming in Q2 2017 and it looks like they’ll be able to easily meet that with the new Ryzen 5 series that contains both 6-core, 12-thread …more

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti and GeForce GTX 1080

CPU Bottleneck? GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Tested on AMD Ryzen versus Intel Kaby Lake

CPU Bottleneck Exposed By GeForce GTX 1080 Ti? Last week, NVIDIA released the GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Founders Edition graphics card. This is the fastest desktop consumer graphics card in the world and we were torn on how we wanted to test it. We are in the middle of updating out GPU test bench and …more

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Official Ryzen DDR4 Memory Support

DDR4 Memory Scaling on AMD AM4 Platform – The Best Memory Kit For AMD Ryzen CPUs

Answering What DDR4 Clock Speed is Best For AMD AM4 Platforms AMD Ryzen processors are here and the number of people buying AMD platforms has spiked as a result. Those that are running out to buy Ryzen 7 series processor will need to also purchase the new AMD AM4 platforms using the B350 or X370 chipset with possibly …more

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AMD Ryzen 7 1700 With ATI Ruby

AMD Ryzen 7 1700 Overclocking – Best Ryzen Processor?

Is The Ryzen 7 1700 8-Core Processor For $329 The Best Value? On Thursday, Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) launched their Ryzen 7 processor series and we looked at all three processors in our launch article. Over the past several days we’ve been able to spend more time with the Ryzen 7 1800X, 1700X and 1700 and …more

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AMD Ryzen 7 1800X CPU

AMD Ryzen 7 1800X, 1700X and 1700 Processor Review

AMD Ryzen – Ready To Put The Pressure On Intel Today marks AMD’s grand re-entry to the high-end processor market after abandoning it years ago when they found that they were no longer competitive in that market. AMD exiting the high performance desktop computing market was a shock to many and it left Intel Corporation with …more

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AMD Ryzen CPU Beats IPC Goal

AMD Ryzen Pre-Orders Start Today – 8-Cores For $329

The wait for AMD Ryzen is finally over!  You can now officially go out and pre-order one of three AMD Ryzen 7 processors, which is being touted as the fastest 8-core processor on the market today. UPDATE: Pre-order your Ryzen CPU! (Started at 1PM ET 2/22/2017) Ryzen 7 1800X – $499 – Amazon.com Ryzen 7 …more

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Intel Core i7-6900K Processor

Intel Core i7-6900K Processor Review

Intel Core i7-6900K Broadwell-E CPU Performance AMD showed at the New Horizon event that their upcoming Ryzen 8-core 16-thread processors running at 3.4 GHz with 20 MB of cache can compete with the Intel Core i7-6900K Broadwell-E processor, which is Intel’s High-End Desktop Platform (HEDT) 8-core 16-thread CPU (3.2 GHz base/3.7 GHz Boost/20MB Cache) that costs $1029.64 shipped over …more

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AMD FX-9590 Processor

AMD FX-9590 8-Core CPU Review Last Look Before Ryzen

AMD FX-9590 Eight-Core Processor AMD’s flagship FX Series processor is the FX-9590 Eight-Core CPU that came out during the summer of 2013. This processor was a beast when it came out as it had 8-cores along with a 220W TDP rating, a 4.7 GHz base clock and a turbo clock of 5.0 GHz. The bad news is that …more

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AMD Ryzen Processor Overview

AMD Ryzen – What We Learned At CES 2017

In the days leading up to CES2017 we found ourselves most excited to see what AMD would be showing off with Ryzen CPU series. The anticipation for the new processor series for AMD is growing every day thanks to the marketing machine over at AMD continually showing it performing better than an Intel Core i7-6900K …more

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