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AMD has recently expanded its Ryzen 8000 series by introducing the Ryzen 7 8700F and Ryzen 5 8400F processors. Initially launched in China, these chips were added to AMD's global website, signaling they are available worldwide, apparently from April 1st. Built from the recent Zen 4-based Phoenix APUs using the TSMC 4nm node as their Zen 4 mobile chips, these new CPUs lack integrated graphics. However, the Ryzen 7 8700F does include the integrated Ryzen AI NPU for added capabilities in a world currently dominated by AI and moving it directly into the PC. The company's decision to announce these chips in China aligns with its strategy to offer Ryzen solutions at every price point in the market. Although AMD didn't initially disclose the full...

Report: China to Pivot from AMD & Intel CPUs To Domestic Chips in Government PCs

China has initiated a policy shift to eliminate American processors from government computers and servers, reports Financial Times. The decision is aimed to gradually eliminate processors from AMD and...

12 by Anton Shilov on 3/26/2024

AMD Announces FSR 3.1: Seriously Improved Upscaling Quality

AMD's FidelityFX Super Resolution 3 technology package introduced a plethora of enhancements to the FSR technology on Radeon RX 6000 and 7000-series graphics cards last September. But perfection has...

21 by Anton Shilov on 3/21/2024

V-Color Has New RDIMM Octo-Kits For Threadripper 7000 CPUs: 768 GB Kits Starting at $4,840

V-Color has launched several EXPO-certified DDR5 RDIMM memory kits for AMD's Ryzen Threadripper 7000 Pro and non-Pro platforms. The new RDIMM memory kits, which only come in an eight-DIMM...

2 by Zhiye Liu on 3/7/2024

JEDEC Publishes GDDR7 Memory Spec: Next-Gen Graphics Memory Adds Faster PAM3 Signaling & On-Die ECC

JEDEC on Tuesday published the official specifications for GDDR7 DRAM, the latest iteration of the long-standing memory standard for graphics cards and other GPU-powered devices. The newest generation of...

10 by Ryan Smith & Anton Shilov on 3/6/2024

AMD Fixed the STAPM Throttling Issue, So We Retested The Ryzen 7 8700G and Ryzen 5 8600G

When we initially reviewed the latest Ryzen 8000G APUs from AMD last month, the Ryzen 7 8700G and Ryzen 5 8600G, we became aware of an issue that caused...

7 by Gavin Bonshor on 2/23/2024

AMD CEO Dr. Lisa Su to Deliver Opening Keynote at Computex 2024

Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA), the organizer of Computex, announced today that Dr. Lisa Su, AMD's chief executive officer, will give the trade show's Opening Keynote. Su's speech...

3 by Anton Shilov on 2/22/2024

Minisforum Unveils V3: A 2-in-1 Tablet with Ryzen 7 8840U and Windows 11 Pro

Minisforum has formally announced its V3, one of the industry's first AMD Ryzen 7 8840U-based hybrid PCs that can serve as a tablet, a laptop, and an external display...

33 by Anton Shilov on 2/8/2024

AMD Unveils Their Embedded+ Architecture, Ryzen Embedded with Versal Together

One area of AMD's product portfolio that doesn't get as much attention as the desktop and server parts is their Embedded platform. AMD's Embedded series has been important for...

11 by Gavin Bonshor on 2/6/2024

Sales of Client CPUs Soared in Q4 2023: Jon Peddie Research

Global client PC CPU shipments hit 66 million units in the fourth quarter of 2024, up both sequentially and year-over-year, a notable upturn in the PC processor market, according...

15 by Anton Shilov on 2/6/2024

AMD Set to Fix Ryzen 8000G APU STAPM Throttling Issue, Sustained Loads Affected

Earlier this week, we published our review of AMD's latest Zen 4 based APUs, the Ryzen 7 8700G and Ryzen 5 8600G. While we saw much better gaming performance...

23 by Gavin Bonshor on 2/2/2024

AMD: Zen 5-Based CPUs for Client and Server Applications On-Track for 2024

As part of their quarterly earnings call this week, AMD re-emphasized that its Zen 5-architecture processors for both client and datacenter applications will be available this year. While the...

23 by Anton Shilov on 2/2/2024

Best CPUs for Gaming: February 2024

As the first quarter of 2024 is already well underway, there's not been much in the way of launches since last year. Of particular note is AMD's launch of...

35 by Gavin Bonshor on 2/2/2024

AMD Ryzen 7 8700G and Ryzen 5 8600G Review: Zen 4 APUs with RDNA3 Graphics

One of the most desired desktop chips designed for low-cost systems has been AMD's APUs or Accelerated Processing Units. The last time we saw AMD launch a series of...

111 by Gavin Bonshor on 1/29/2024

MLCommons To Develop PC Client Version of MLPerf AI Benchmark Suite

MLCommons, the consortium behind the MLPerf family of machine learning benchmarks, is announcing this morning that the organization will be developing a new desktop AI benchmarking suite under the...

3 by Ryan Smith on 1/24/2024

AMD Rolls Out Radeon RX 7900 XT Promo Pricing Opposite GeForce RTX 40 Super Launch

In response to the launch of NVIDIA's new GeForce RTX 40 Super video cards, AMD has announced that they are instituting new promotional pricing on a handful of their...

11 by Anton Shilov on 1/17/2024

AMD Announces New Desktop Zen 3 Chips With 2 New APUs and the Ryzen 7 5700X3D

One of AMD's most innovative desktop processor designs in recent years has to be the X3D series, with their 3D V-Cache packaging technology. Since AMD launched their Zen 3-based...

17 by Gavin Bonshor on 1/8/2024

AMD Adds Radeon RX 7600 XT To Product Stack, 1080p Gaming Card Gets 16GB For $329

Kicking things off for the GPU space at this year’s CES, AMD is at the show to announce that they’re bringing an additional Radeon RX 7000 series card to...

10 by Ryan Smith on 1/8/2024

AMD Unveils Ryzen 8000G Series Processors: Zen 4 APUs For Desktop with Ryzen AI

While it's been touted for many months that AMD will release APUs for desktops based on Zen 4, rumors and wishes have finally come to fruition during AMD's presentation...

29 by Gavin Bonshor on 1/8/2024

AMD Unveils XA Versal AI Edge and Ryzen Embedded V2000A For Automotive

With CES 2024 fast approaching, AMD has announced two new products designed to enhance user's experience in the automotive sphere. The first is the XA Versal AI Edge series...

13 by Gavin Bonshor on 1/4/2024

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