AMD Ryzen 7000 sample leaked: Zen 4 cores boost up to 5.2 GHz

AMD CPUs bringing the 5nm manufacturing process, the new Zen 4 architecture and also a new desktop platform (AM5) with DDR5 memory, look to be quite close, these Ryzen 7000 processors could be here as early as September. An interesting teaser has emerged now: it seems AMD tested a Ryzen 7000 sample in the Phoronix Test Suite, and the result went public in the OpenBenchmarking database. And it shows quite interesting specifications. Read more “AMD Ryzen 7000 sample leaked: Zen 4 cores boost up to 5.2 GHz” »

Next year’s Ryzen 7000 APUs will have RDNA 3 GPUs

This fall, AMD is releasing a new generation of graphics cards (Radeon RX 7000) and Ryzen 7000 “Raphael” desktop processors with Zen 4 cores. However, this architecture should also be adopted quite quickly by Ryzen 7000 “Phoenix” APU processors for laptops. Little was known about these, but information on them has also started to leak: the Linux driver code has revealed the architecture of the integrated GPU. Read more “Next year’s Ryzen 7000 APUs will have RDNA 3 GPUs” »

Ryzen 7 5800X3D with V-Cache is locked, impossible to overclock

This week AMD announced the April release of the Ryzen 7 5800X3D, claimed to be “the ultimate gaming CPU” (at least amongst Ryzen processors, we’ll see if it beats Intel’s 12th-generation Core). However, this CPU has one flaw for enthusiasts – it’s been confirmed that it is not overclockable. AMD has revealed that this is an unfortunate side effect of the 3D V-Cache, the company reassures us it’s not cracking down on OC as such. Read more “Ryzen 7 5800X3D with V-Cache is locked, impossible to overclock” »

Official Ryzen 5000 support finally coming to B350/X370 boards

On Tuesday, AMD officially announced new AM4 desktop processors: the gaming Ryzen 7 5800X3D with 96 MB V-Cache and new “mainstream” Ryzen 4000 and 5000 SKUs for cheaper PCs. But there is one more important news associated with these processors. After more than a year, AMD has changed its policy and is officially allowing support for the latest CPUs in boards with X370 and B350 chipsets. BIOSes for such boards are on the way. Read more “Official Ryzen 5000 support finally coming to B350/X370 boards” »

More new budget AMD CPUs, including the quad-core Ryzen 3 5100

AMD is now preparing a sort of mid-generation refresh of its CPU and GPU offerings – Ryzen 5000 and Radeon RX 6000. There have been several reports about them in the last few days, but we’ll have to add one more. It looks like the company will be releasing even more CPUs than the six new models we wrote about last time. Seems the chip crisis is finally getting better and that will bring us a quad-core Zen 3, for example. Read more “More new budget AMD CPUs, including the quad-core Ryzen 3 5100” »

Specs of the integrated GPU coming to Zen 4 Ryzen CPUs leaked

One of the drawbacks of the higher-tier Ryzen processors (3000X, 5000X models) is that they do not have an integrated GPU. However, this should change with the new 5nm Ryzen 7000 generation with Zen 4 architecture. AMD hasn’t announced it yet, but according to numerous leaks, this generation will also already provide integrated graphics. Now another proof has emerged and also some indication of its specs. Read more “Specs of the integrated GPU coming to Zen 4 Ryzen CPUs leaked” »

Zen 4 & AM5 will come sooner than thought. Ryzen 7000 in summer

Finally getting new architecture in desktop (and finally using a modern manufacturing process) has reinvigorated Intel processors. It looks like AMD is under pressure now, as it has reportedly decided to make a move that doesn’t happen often: its much-anticipated next generation of 5nm processors with Zen 4 architecture may be coming to market much sooner than originally planned. Presumably to respond to Intel’s consolidation. Read more “Zen 4 & AM5 will come sooner than thought. Ryzen 7000 in summer” »

AMD unveils Ryzen 6000: 6nm Zen 3+ with superfast RDNA 2 iGPU

AMD has been releasing its new laptop CPUs during CES every January, and this year will be no different. The Ryzen 6000 was revealed, AMD’s first 6nm APU that also brings support for DDR5 and LPDDR5 memory. And most importantly, all-new integrated graphics with RDNA 2 architecture that will set a new standard in gaming performance. But these processors also have other new features that Ryzen-based laptops have lacked until now. Read more “AMD unveils Ryzen 6000: 6nm Zen 3+ with superfast RDNA 2 iGPU” »

Gigabyte and MSI B350 & X370 boards support Ryzen 4000/5000

One of the hot topics of last year was AMD not making Zen 3 processors compatible with the first generation of AM4 socket boards, so the 300 series chipsets are out of luck. However, this issue has seen an unexpected development. Last month, a number of 300-generation boards received new BIOSes, enabling official upgrades to newer processors – Ryzen 4000G APUs and, in some cases, even Ryzen 5000s. Read more “Gigabyte and MSI B350 & X370 boards support Ryzen 4000/5000” »

AMD redies 3D chiplets: demo of Zen 3 with 192MB 3D V-Cache

After Intel, AMD has now presented its new products. These include the Ryzen 5000G APU, Radeon RX 6000M graphics for laptops and FSR upscaling intended as a competition for DLSS from Nvidia. But the processor news was the most interesting thing: 3D silicon chiplets layered on top of each other may come into Ryzen processors, and AMD has shown a prototype, which has 3× larger L3 cache, bringing nice gaming performance boosts. Read more “AMD redies 3D chiplets: demo of Zen 3 with 192MB 3D V-Cache” »

More on AMD AM5: TDP to reach 120 W, more PCIe lanes, CPU’s look

We have recently covered the first info detailing the new AMD desktop platform for Ryzen 6000 processors (or 7000, we’ll see) that will introduce DDR5 memory. The source of this report has now provided more on the connectivity specs, as well as a picture showing what the processors for the AM5 socket might look like. But it also looks like the TDP will increase, perhaps due to the TDP increasing strategy of Intel’s. Read more “More on AMD AM5: TDP to reach 120 W, more PCIe lanes, CPU’s look” »

Ryzen 5000 XT sample leak: stepping B2 to bring 5 GHz clock

Refresh of Ryzen 5000 desktop processors with Zen 3 architecture seems to be approaching. Vermeer chips, on which the current Ryzen 5000X models are based, have now appeared with a brand new B2 stepping. AMD might use refreshed CPU models as a response to Intel releasing the Rocket Lake 11th generation Core desktop processors. Chips with the B2 stepping seem to achieve higher clock speed, so they could finally reach 5 GHz officially. Read more “Ryzen 5000 XT sample leak: stepping B2 to bring 5 GHz clock” »

AMD Strix Point: 3nm Ryzen 8000 with Zen 5 cores to be big.LITTLE

We’ve known for a long time that Intel’s next processors will be hybrid in both laptops and even desktops, combining little and big cores in the manner of big.LITTLE ARM processors in mobile phones. Some doubt remains about the viability of this approach with Windows platform or PC in general. But now there are reports that it’s not going to be just Intel. AMD could also go for similar hybrid architecture. Read more “AMD Strix Point: 3nm Ryzen 8000 with Zen 5 cores to be big.LITTLE” »

Ryzen Threadripper with Zen 3 – release date? August, reportedly

Zen 3 has been out for quite some time, but AMD has not yet announced a new high-end Threadripper version. Fortunately, we don’t have to worry anymore: Threadripper with Zen 3 is said to be delayed, but is expected to be released in the summer in 4–5 months. In addition, we also have good news for those interested in Ryzen with integrated graphics. Unlike the 4000 series, desktop APUs with Zen 3 cores are supposed to be commercially available. Read more “Ryzen Threadripper with Zen 3 – release date? August, reportedly” »

Ryzen 5000 with iGPU? Models and specs revealed

AMD Ryzen 5000 desktop processors currently lack models with integrated GPU. But this summer, AMD will release an APU codenamed Cezanne, which is monolithic 7nm processor with Zen 3 cores and integrated graphics, based on the same silicon as the mobile Ryzen 5000. We now know the specifications for three models designed for socket AM4: Ryzen 3 5300G, Ryzen 5 5600G and the fastest octa-core Ryzen 7 5700G. Read more “Ryzen 5000 with iGPU? Models and specs revealed” »