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
Ryzen R9 3900X, R7 3800X and R7 3700X have all been selling extremely well. 3900X has been notoriously out of stock for many retailers, even as bundled deals with motherboards. PC World has reported that 3900X is selling for $740 on Ebay, about 50% over its MSRP. AMD is also selling 3900X directly from its… Continue reading 7/25/19 Ryzen 3rd Gen Selling Like Hotcakes!
As the photo shows, people were lining up in the rain, waiting for the AMD launch in Japan. More than the products being available, people were eagerly waiting for the lifting of NDA, in order to read all the reviews and benchmarking. This Reddit page has a nice summary of most of the reviews and… Continue reading 7/7/19 AMD 7 nm Launch!
https://wccftech.com/amd-x570-flagship-motherboards-msi-asus-aorus-asrock/ https://www.anandtech.com/show/14396/msi-unveils-its-meg-x570-ace-motherboard-black-and-gold-for-amd-50 https://www.anandtech.com/show/14432/gigabyte-unveils-it-s-flagship-x570-aorus-xtreme-16-phase-for-ryzen-3000 Of note, this Gigabyte motherboard is passively cooled. https://www.asrock.com/mb/AMD/X570%20Taichi/ All these motherboard support is a distinct departure from the initial Ryzen launch. Now motherboard makers are investing in making these high end premium boards. This bodes well for Ryzen 3!
AMD's Epyc 2 (codename Rome) has eight 7 nm chiplets, each has eight cores. See image below. Epyc 2 (Rome) AMD's Zen 2 as shown by Lisa Su at 2019 CES also showed an eight core 7 nm chiplet, with the potential of adding a second eight core chiplet on the same CPU. See image… Continue reading 3/30/19 AMD Chiplets!