AMD’s Navi Will Be a Traditional Monolithic GPU

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David Wang, the new SVP of engineering for AMD’s Radeon Technologies Group (RTG), has clarified that AMD’s Navi GPUs will remain a traditional, monolith design, as the gaming world lacks software to make a multi-chip module (MCM) made possible by Infinity Fabric worthwhile. Wang likens it to doing “Crossfire in a single package,” but independent software … Read more

Arctic Unveils Alpine AM4 Passive CPU Cooler

  Arctic this week added its first passive cooler that is compatible with AMD’s AM4 processors into its lineup of products. The Alpine AM4 was designed for APUs and CPUs that dissipate no more than 47 W, which is common for modern mainstream chips that feature reduced TDP. The Arctic Alpine AM4 passive cooler is … Read more

AMD Ryzen 5 1600X CPU Review

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AMD Ryzen 5 1600X CPU Review The Ryzen 5 family shifts focus to enthusiasts and gaming with a quartet of six- and four-core models that line up against Intel’s LGA 1151-based incumbents. AMD began its assault on the high-end desktop with Ryzen 7. And while the 7-series introduced … Read more on Tom’s Hardware

AMD Ryzen 5 1600X Performance Leak: Intel Will Be Worried

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AMD Ryzen 5 1600X Performance Leak: Intel Will Be Worried We’re starting to get a clearer picture of just how fast AMD’s Ryzen processors will be thanks to a select few benchmarks leaks, and they’re painting a rather worrying picture for Intel. The latest data points to AMD’s Ryzen 5 1600X outperforming … Read more … Read more

AMD’s Ryzen Threadripper 1950X is significantly slower in games that the Intel Core i9 7900X

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AMD’s Ryzen Threadripper 1950X is significantly slower in games that the Intel Core i9 7900X DSOGaming writes: “The first third-party gaming benchmarks for AMD’s Ryzen Threadripper 1950X CPU have been unveiled and the results are quite disappointing. Naturally, we don’t really suggest this CPU for gaming enthusiasts, however AMD’s latest … Read more on n4g.com … Read more