Today is the day when NDA is lifted and all the reviews on TR3 can be released. Also, it is also the date when TR3 and Ryzen 3950X can be purchased. However, investment websites were completely silent on these monster CPUs. Instead, we are treated with an article like this from MarketWatch, talking about how… Continue reading 11/25/19 Threadripper 3960/70X’s Absolute Domination!
11/14/19 AMD Scores a Touchdown with Ryzen 3950X!
AMD rose yet another $0.83 today, closed at $38.35, another all time high. Maybe some of this rise can be attributed to short covering? At some point there will be capitulation. After hours AMD gained yet another $0.15 while Nvidia dropped $1.89. Nvidia did beat a lowered guidance, but outlook is soft. AMD is likely… Continue reading 11/14/19 AMD Scores a Touchdown with Ryzen 3950X!
9/18/19 Ryzen Boost Frequency Shortfall and Solution
Since the 7 nm Ryzen launch back in July, some tech YouTubers have found that Ryzen CPUs do not always reach their advertised boost clocks, at least not on all the cores, by anywhere from 50 to 100 mHz. While the benchmarks from all these Ryzen CPUs are real and legit, but one wonders if… Continue reading 9/18/19 Ryzen Boost Frequency Shortfall and Solution
7/12/19 7 nm Launch, Five Days Later…AMD 33.06 to 33.21
Ryzen CPUs have jumped to the top of the Amazon best selling CPUs list, occupying 4 of the top 5, 8 of the top 10, 10 of the top 15 and 14 of the top 20! It's a clean sweep! Sure it's only the first week of launch, with interests sky high, but Zen 1… Continue reading 7/12/19 7 nm Launch, Five Days Later…AMD 33.06 to 33.21
6/7/19 More Epyc HPC Wins! AMD 31.81 to 32.41
https://insidehpc.com/2019/06/atos-to-deploy-most-powerful-supercomputer-in-norway/ This HPC in Norway uses Rome. Peak performance is 5.9 petaflops. https://insidehpc.com/2019/06/cray-to-build-big-red-200-supercomputer-for-indiana-university/ This HPC at Indiana University also uses Rome. Peak performance is also 5.9 petaflops. It is telling that these HPCs are choosing Rome over well established Intel Xeon chips. That means Naples had laid the necessary groundwork so that these HPCs are… Continue reading 6/7/19 More Epyc HPC Wins! AMD 31.81 to 32.41
4/16/19 Lisa Su Confirmed PS5 With Zen2 and Navi! AMD 27.33 to 27.93
Lisa Su twitted PS5 will have Zen2 and Radeon Navi architecture and the Wired article covering this news. https://www.wired.com/story/exclusive-sony-next-gen-console/ Even though I fully expected this, but there hasn't been any confirmation from AMD until now. Neither Zen2 nor Navi have yet to be launched. Certainly this is a great leap in turns of computing power… Continue reading 4/16/19 Lisa Su Confirmed PS5 With Zen2 and Navi! AMD 27.33 to 27.93