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

7/7/19 AMD 7 nm Launch!

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!

5/31/19 Ryzen Motherboards Galore, All Premium! AMD 28.03 to 27.41

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!