AMD Defends MCM Approach for Building 32-core EPYC: Huge Cost Savings of ~41%

AMD Defends MCM Approach for Building 32-core EPYC: Huge Cost Savings of ~41% AMD has to pick the best-performing dies out of a common bin. The top 5% dies go into powering the company’s Ryzen Threadripper HEDT processors, and a higher percentile go into making EPYC. The relatively smaller 8-core common die has an inherently […]

Razer may be considering building a phone for gamers

Razer is no stranger to smartphones, having bought Nextbit earlier this year. Now reports are saying the company might be building a phone specifically for gamers. The company already has mobile apps for its services like Cortex as well as a wearable device, so a phone isn’t a stretch. We don’t know if it would be under […]

Building a Garage

Building a Garage Building a Garage is a practical, step-by-step guide which covers all aspects of the build from the planning and design stage through to construction and completion. Whether you would like to build a garage yourself or employ a builder, whether you want to construct a double or a single garage, whether you […]

Ryzen 5 1600X: Building a versatile work-and-play PC with AMD’s 6-core CPU champion

Ryzen 5 1600X: Building a versatile work-and-play PC with AMD’s 6-core CPU champion The Ryzen 5 1600X is here, and AMD’s affordable processor is just as disruptive as the high-end Ryzen 7 CPUs. Hell, maybe even more so. Sure, the 1600X still isn’t quite as fast as the 7600K in some games, but Ryzen nevertheless […]