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NUVIA Inc founders John Bruno, Gerard Williams III, and Manu Gulati. (Image via NUVIA, distributed by Reuters)

Former Apple executives found NUVIA Inc with hopes to take on Intel and AMD

NUVIA, a new company founded by three former executives with experience in designing and manufacturing Apple CPUs and SoCs, has officially been announced. NUVIA will manufacture hardware for use in data centers with a focus on del...
Sam Medley, Sun, 17 Nov 2019 00:32:00 +0100
The new MacBook Pro 16 inch model. (Source: B&H Photo Video)

Deal | B&H offers US$100 off some new 16GB MacBook Pro 16-inch SKUs

B&H Photo Video is offering a US$100 "holiday" discount off the first MacBook Pro 16" units it has in stock. However, they all have 16GB of RAM, whereas this ne...
Intel Core i7-9750H | AMD Radeon Pro 5500M | 16" | 2 kg
Deirdre O Donnell, Sat, 16 Nov 2019 13:52:00 +0100
The Sony PS4 Pro Death Stranding Limited Edition console. (Source: Notebookcheck)

Hands On: PS4 Death Stranding Limited Edition Console

The Sony PlayStation 5 might be on the horizon, but the company just put fans of game designer Hideo Kojima in a very difficult position. Sony has partnered with Kojima on a PS4 Pro Death Stranding Limited Edition console that makes for an extremely tempting proposition that is even more striking in person than in press renders.
Sanjiv Sathiah, Sat, 16 Nov 2019 03:33:00 +0100
The Athlon series may gain a new member soon. (Source: Caseking)

A new Athlon APU may have leaked onto Geekbench

AMD may have new depths of Raven Ridge to share with us soon. The evidence for this has just surfaced on Geekbench 4 for Windows, in the form of a laptop listed as powered by a chipset called the "Athlon Gold 3150U". This 2-core, ...
Deirdre O Donnell, Fri, 15 Nov 2019 22:58:00 +0100
The new Radeon RX 5300M is estimated to at least 18% slower than the 5500M GPU. (Source: AMD)

AMD launches the Radeon RX 5300M mobile GPU

Based on the same Navi 14 chip, the Radeon RX 5300M comes with the same number of compute / texture units and ROPs, but it gets lower bandwidths and VRAM capacities limited to 3 GB when compared to the 5500M model. The reduced spe...
Bogdan Solca, Thu, 14 Nov 2019 17:10:00 +0100
With the availability of the new PCIe 5.0 controller from Rambus, we might see the first commercial PCIe 5.0 products sooner than previously thought. (Source: PCI SIG)

Rambus readies PCIe 5.0 controller for licensing

The immediate availability of the Rambus PCIe 5.0 controller could bring the first PCIe 5.0 commercial products sooner than previously estimated. This would indeed prove that PCIe 4.0 was doomed for a short-lived interim. Features...
Bogdan Solca, Thu, 14 Nov 2019 16:51:00 +0100
The AMD Ryzen 9 3950X utilizes socket AM4. (Image source: AMD)

AMD Ryzen 9 3950X storms PassMark's CPU Mark chart and soars past Intel's server processors and the Core i9-9980XE

AMD’s Ryzen 9 3950X processor has been spotted on PassMark. The chip was tested on the CPU Mark benchmark for “high end CPUs” and scored magnificently. Only Epyc server processors from the same manufacturer prevented the sample fr...
Daniel R Deakin, Thu, 14 Nov 2019 04:42:00 +0100
AMD Renoir Ryzen 4000 Zen 2 APUs could sport Vega 12 and Vega 15 iGPUs. (Source: The Inquirer)

Iris Plus and MX250 could be in trouble: AMD Ryzen 4000 Renoir Zen 2 APUs touted have a Ryzen 9 variant, expected to sport Vega 12 and Vega 15 iGPUs

AMD's upcoming Renoir Zen2 APUs could feature a Vega 12 iGPU, according to information from Komachi. Since the 7nm node affords accommodation of more cores, it is also being speculated that a Vega 15 iGPU is also highly probable. ...
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Mon, 11 Nov 2019 06:54:00 +0100
The Acer Aspire 5 and AMD Ryzen 5 3500U: It could have been so good. (Image source: Acer)

Acer Aspire 5 A515-43-R07: An affordable 3rd generation Ryzen laptop with throttling problems

The Acer Aspire 5 A515-43-R057 is an affordable AMD Ryzen laptop, which should offer great value for money on paper. However, the performance of its AMD Ryzen 5 3500U leaves a lot to be desired.
Alex Alderson, Sat, 09 Nov 2019 18:07:00 +0100
The Radeon RX 5500 is based on 7nm RDNA architecture. (Image source: AMD)

AMD pits its Radeon RX 5500 against Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1650 in leaked sales guide benchmarks

A sales guide for the AMD Radeon RX 5500 Graphics has been posted online, revealing some performance details about the upcoming graphics card. The RX 5500 is listed in numerous triple-A gaming benchmarks challenging the Nvidia GeF...
Daniel R Deakin, Sat, 09 Nov 2019 17:49:00 +0100
MSI's Creator TRX40 motherboard supports AMD's 3rd Gen Ryzen Threadrippers. (Image source: MSI)

MSI blunder confirms existence of incredible 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X with 64 cores and 128 threads of processing power

A promo video from MSI has seemingly shown off AMD’s Ryzen Threadripper 3990X by accident. The clip was focusing on the manufacturer’s Creator TRX40 board that is capable of supporting the new 3rd Gen Threadrippers. However, a sys...
Daniel R Deakin, Sat, 09 Nov 2019 04:41:00 +0100
AMD Ryzen 9 3950X vs. Intel Core i9-10980XE. Look who won. (Image via Geekbench 4)

AMD Ryzen 9 3950X beats pricier Intel Core i9-10980XE and Core i9-9980XE in Geekbench

The AMD Ryzen 9 3950X has been spotted in Geekbench 4 and Geekbench 5, where it handily beat the Intel Core i9-10980XE and Core i9-9980XE, respectively. Considering the 3950X has beat these same CPUs in other benchmarks, it's like...
Sam Medley, Fri, 08 Nov 2019 22:32:00 +0100
Two new 3rd Gen Threadrippers have been announced by AMD. (Image source: AMD)

Full steam ahead as AMD reveals 24-core and 32-core Ryzen Threadrippers, the 16-core Ryzen 9 3950X desktop processor, and the cheap and cheerful Athlon 3000G

It’s been a busy couple of days for AMD as the company has revealed four new products to its processor lineup. The red team has covered bases all the way from extremely affordable to high-end performance with its latest additions,...
Daniel R Deakin, Fri, 08 Nov 2019 03:17:00 +0100
Acer Aspire 5 A515-43-R057

78% Acer Aspire 5 A515-43-R057 Laptop Review: A super price for an AMD laptop, but with a hefty shortcoming

An affordable, yet underwhelming Zen+ laptop. Acer's latest budget laptop sounds excellent on paper. The Aspire 5 A515-43-R057 retails for around €500 (~$554) and comes with a Zen+ APU, a 1 TB SSD and 8 GB of RAM. However, not all is at it seems with our test device, as our review below will reveal.
AMD Ryzen 5 3500U | AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 | 15.6" | 1.8 kg
Mike Wobker, Thu, 07 Nov 2019 18:07:00 +0100
Acer Swift 3 SF314-41: A stylish and slim subnotebook that deserves a better display. (Image source: Acer)

Acer Swift 3 SF314-41: Acer's latest 14-inch laptop deserves a better display

Acer's stylish 14-inch subnotebook has a slim metal chassis, a Ryzen 5 APU and dual-channel RAM, which should all combine to deliver a decent device. The Swift 3 SF314-41 has an NVMe SSD and great battery life too, but two areas h...
Alex Alderson, Thu, 07 Nov 2019 11:41:00 +0100
Lisa Su has been CEO of AMD since 2014. (Image source: CGMagazine)

AMD moves on from 2019 as Zen 3, PS5, Scarlett, Samsung, and 7nm mobile await 2020

It can be easily argued that 2019 has been a standout year for AMD. Zen 2 Ryzen 3000 desktop processors have been shaking up benchmarks all over the place and the long-awaited Radeon RX 5000 series (“Navi”) has introduced RDNA arc...
Daniel R Deakin, Thu, 07 Nov 2019 03:15:00 +0100
It's rumored the high-end Threadripper 3990X will have 64 cores/128 threads. (Image source: WePC)

AMD 3rd Gen Threadripper packaging leaked: Outlandish style for an outstanding chip

Packaging for a 3rd Gen Threadripper from AMD has been leaked. The box-within-a-box design features a square exterior case emblazoned with the famous orange Ryzen ring while the interior packaging resembles a sleek and even slight...
Daniel R Deakin, Wed, 06 Nov 2019 22:59:00 +0100
AMD Navi 20-series could finally level-up the GPU competition next year. (Source: PCGamesN)

AMD Navi 21 Lite, Navi 22, and Navi 23 spotted in Linux driver patch, expected to offer tough competition to NVIDIA Ampere

References to upcoming Navi 20-series GPUs, the Navi 21 Lite, Navi 22, and Navi 23, have surfaced in new Linux driver patches confirming that AMD's RDNA 2 development is on track. Not much information can be gleaned from the drive...
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Wed, 06 Nov 2019 07:05:00 +0100
Acer Swift 3 SF314-41 Laptop Review: A stylish and slim Ryzen subnotebook with plenty of power and battery life in the tank

83% Acer Swift 3 SF314-41 Laptop Review: A stylish and slim Ryzen subnotebook with plenty of power and battery life in the tank

Ryzen is doing well for itself. Acer's new 14-inch subnotebook sports a sleek metal chassis, a Ryzen 5 APU and dual-channel RAM among other features. The rest of the device seems on point too, with Acer including an NVMe SSD, matte IPS screen, and a backlit keyboard. These are joined by good battery life too.
AMD Ryzen 5 3500U | AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 | 14" | 1.5 kg
Sascha Mölck, Tue, 05 Nov 2019 11:41:00 +0100
Rumored 16-inch MacBook Pro may use AMD 5500M

Rumor | Rumored 16-inch MacBook Pro may use AMD 5500M

A recent claim made by a MacRumors contributor states that macOS 10.15.1 Catalina contains a string of code referencing the new AMD Radeon RX 5500M. This statement has kicked off rumors that the long-speculated 16-inch MacBook Pro...
Sam Medley, Sun, 03 Nov 2019 20:34:00 +0100
Comeback: AMD reaches NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Max-Q levels of performance with the Radeon RX 5500M (Image source: Notebookcheck)

Comeback: AMD reaches NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Max-Q levels of performance with the Radeon RX 5500M

We were able to run numerous gaming benchmarks on the AMD Radeon RX 5500M as part of our exclusive hands-on with the MSI Alpha 15, an outline of which we shall provide in this review snippet. In short, the new Navi 14 chip comes c...
Alex Alderson, Sun, 03 Nov 2019 11:07:00 +0100
What do you think Zen 3 will bring? (Image source: AMD)

Core architecture improvements are AMD's greatest leverage for Zen 3 and beyond, according to CEO Lisa Su

Zen 3 is likely to arrive next year, but CEO Lisa Su has already weighed in on what AMD will bring to is next-generation processors. While switching to 7 nm represented the largest change for Zen 2, AMD has other plans for Zen 3 o...
Alex Alderson, Fri, 01 Nov 2019 20:25:00 +0100
MSI Alpha 15 Hands-On Gaming Laptop Review

MSI Alpha 15 Hands-On Gaming Laptop Review: Ryzen and Navi instead of Intel and NVIDIA

A game-changer? AMD made its comeback into the CPU business with its Ryzen series not only on desktops but also on laptops. The company made a similar foray into the GPU market with its Navi desktop cards earlier this year, a move that it is trying to replicate on laptops with its Navi 14 GPUs. NVIDIA has dominated the upper midrange of laptop GPUs for a while, but AMD is looking to change that, offering consumers more choice in the process. Read on to find out what we think of one the first upcoming all-AMD laptops.
AMD Ryzen 7 3750H | AMD Radeon RX 5500M | 15.6" | 2.3 kg
Klaus Hinum, J. Simon Leitner, Fri, 01 Nov 2019 09:10:00 +0100
HP Pavilion Gaming 15 in Review: HP's 15.6-inch laptop combines gaming prowess and stamina

HP's Pavilion Gaming 15 comes with a lot of processing power and even more stamina

The HP Pavilion Gaming 15 displays all current games smoothly on its matte 15.6-inch screen (FHD, IPS). The memory configuration is good as well: 16 GB of RAM (dual-channel mode), NVMe SSD, HDD.
Sascha Mölck, Thu, 31 Oct 2019 19:59:00 +0100
The higher iGPu clocks suggest that the Renoir APUs could include Vega 10 or even lower-tier Navi iGPUs. (Source: AMD)

AMD's 7 nm Renoir APUs allegedly pop up on 3DMark11

Early test samples for the 2020 Renoir APUs based on the 7 nm Zen 2 architecture may have been spotted on 3DMark11 running on a Celadon-RN platform with default CPU clocks ranging between 1.7 and 2 GHz. One of the test setups incl...
Bogdan Solca, Thu, 31 Oct 2019 16:33:00 +0100
The Radeon RX 590 is built on AMD's Polaris architecture. (Image source: AMD)

AMD Radeon RX 590 prices nosedive following NVIDIA GeForce GTX 16 SUPER series announcement

The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER may seem enticing with its US$229 price tag, but the AMD Radeon RX 590 currently has the last word on value for money. The Polaris-based GPU can be had for practically US$100 right now and remains...
Alex Alderson, Wed, 30 Oct 2019 18:51:00 +0100
AMD introduced RDNA (Radeon DNA) microarchitecture in July 2019. (Image source: AMD)

The high-end Navi GPU AMD is providing for the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Project Scarlett consoles may have just been sighted

A noteworthy piece of detective work may have resulted in the discovery of AMD’s “Big Navi” GPUs. This has led to wide speculation that there is a possibility this could be the much-talked about custom chip that will eventually be...
Daniel R Deakin, Wed, 30 Oct 2019 04:50:00 +0100
Surface Laptop 3 15 Ryzen 5 Review: Microsoft Can Do Better

83% Surface Laptop 3 15 Ryzen 5 Review: Microsoft Can Do Better

$1500 for this? The metal Surface Laptop 3 is the sleekest Surface laptop yet and its implementation of AMD Ryzen is one of the better examples in the Ultrabook space. Unfortunately, almost everything else feels outdated.
AMD Ryzen 5 3580U | AMD Radeon RX Vega 9 | 15" | 1.5 kg
Allen Ngo, Tue, 29 Oct 2019 01:44:00 +0100
HP Pavilion Gaming 15 in Review: HP's 15.6-inch laptop combines gaming prowess and stamina

80% HP Pavilion Gaming 15 in Review: HP's 15.6-inch laptop combines gaming prowess and stamina

AMD and Nvidia make a good team. The HP Pavilion Gaming 15 runs all current games smoothly and displays them on its matte 15.6-inch screen (FHD, IPS). The laptop is well-equipped: 16 GB of RAM (dual-channel mode), NVMe SSD, HDD. Surprisingly, the battery life is excellent.
AMD Ryzen 7 3750H | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Max-Q | 15.6" | 2.3 kg
Sascha Mölck, Mon, 28 Oct 2019 10:01:00 +0100
The Ultimate Ryzen 5 3580U vs. Ryzen 3500U and 3700U CineBench Comparison: Almost All Alike

The Ultimate Ryzen 5 3580U vs. Ryzen 3500U and 3700U CineBench Comparison: Almost All Alike

Microsoft's semi-custom approach to Ryzen isn't really any better than the best Ryzen 5 3500U or Ryzen 7 3700U laptop you can buy in terms of performance. It's certainly good and comparable to the Core i7-1065G7 in some respects, but benchmarks for the Ryzen 5 3580U show it to be nothing special.
Allen Ngo, Mon, 28 Oct 2019 07:14:00 +0100
AMD Ryzen 3000 processors seem to be getting better with each microcode update. (Source: AECMag)

Latest AMD AGESA 1.0.0.4 update improves all-core boost and boot times for Ryzen 3000 processors

The latest AGESA 1.0.0.4 microcode update for AMD Ryzen 3000 processors seems to enhance all-core boost clocks and improve boot times, according to preliminary test results. This update is in beta and will soon be seeded for all c...
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Sat, 26 Oct 2019 20:19:00 +0200
AMD is slowly chipping away at Intel's market share, but the CPU giant seems unwavered. (Source: Digital Trend)

New reports show increased AMD market shares in Europe, Intel puts on a brave face and shows record earnings in Q3 2019

Intel might think it can get away with an optimistic Q3 2019 earnings report, but AMD's rising market shares paint a different picture. Intel's ongoing CPU shortages and the difficulties encountered with the 10 nm jump are allowin...
Bogdan Solca, Fri, 25 Oct 2019 18:19:00 +0200
Intel's Skylake-X HEDT sales will be stunted by Cascade Lake-X and AMD's Ryzen 3000 family. (Image source: Vortez)

Cheap as chips: Intel could chop 9th Generation Skylake-X CPU prices in half

A new report has claimed that Intel could be preparing to heavily discount its 9th Gen Skylake-X series of high-end desktop (HEDT) CPUs. The 8-core i7-9800X could end up being priced at around €360 (~US$400) while the top-end SKU,...
Daniel R Deakin, Thu, 24 Oct 2019 06:31:00 +0200
On the outside, the Hygon C86 is identical to the original AMD EPYC CPUs, but the internals are slightly customized. (Source: Anandtech)

AMD EPYC CPU clone Hygon C86 developed in China is best suited for cryptographic loads

The Hygon C86 is essentially an AMD EPYC Zen 1 chip with an additional cryptographic layer added by the Chinese joint venture company collaborating with AMD. The chip was manufactured by GlobalFoundries as a proof-of-concept, and ...
Bogdan Solca, Wed, 23 Oct 2019 18:14:00 +0200
Surface Laptop 3 suffers from backlight bleeding, pulse-width modulation, and DPC latency issues

More problems yet again: Surface Laptop 3 suffers from backlight bleeding, pulse-width modulation, and DPC latency issues

Microsoft's latest Surface Laptop only started shipping last week and we're already seeing some issues with our review unit. If you're sensitive to onscreen flickering or are planning to use the Microsoft notebook for audio stream...
Allen Ngo, Wed, 23 Oct 2019 10:46:00 +0200
The AMD Ryzen 9 3950X can give tough competition to Intel's HEDT lineup. (Source: HardZone)

AMD Ryzen 9 3950X takes on the Intel Core i9-9980XE at stock settings in Cinebench R20, offers potentially higher performance per dollar than even the Core i9-10980XE

New benchmark scores of the AMD Ryzen 9 3950X seem to indicate that AMD's upcoming flagship CPU can offer performance equivalent to Intel's HEDT chips such as the Core i9-9980XE and the Core i9-10980XE while beating them in terms ...
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Tue, 22 Oct 2019 09:54:00 +0200
The first Ryzen 3000 processors were launched on July 7, 2019. (Image source: AMD)

AMD's Matisse beasts are far from toothless as Ryzen 3000 helps to gnaw at Intel's Steam survey share

September’s Steam Hardware and Software Survey has seemingly delivered more good news for AMD. The survey has measured data in regard to PC processor usage by manufacturer, which yet again has been thoroughly dominated by Intel. H...
Daniel R Deakin, Tue, 22 Oct 2019 08:08:00 +0200
The latest Steam survey results are positive for the red team. (Image source: Newegg)

SUPER appearance for Nvidia in Steam's hardware survey but there's also plenty of love for AMD's Radeon RX 590 series

The Steam Hardware and Software Survey for September 2019 has shown some interesting changes in terms of PC video card usage. Although Nvidia still dominates the overall percentage share with the GeForce RTX 2060 going strong and ...
Daniel R Deakin, Tue, 22 Oct 2019 06:49:00 +0200
Which processor would make it into your next build? (Image source: 4gnews.pt)

Intel Core i9-10980XE shown up by the AMD Ryzen 9 3950X in 3DMark

The Intel Cascade Lake-X series launched earlier this month to the tune of price cuts and offering great value for money. However, not all looks rosy for the blue team, as its premier High-End Desktop (HEDT) chip has been resoundi...
Alex Alderson, Mon, 21 Oct 2019 15:10:00 +0200
Most OEMs treat AMD CPUs like second-class citizens when it comes to laptops. Now is the time for change

Opinion | Most OEMs treat AMD CPUs like second-class citizens when it comes to laptops. Now is the time for change

Microsoft had the cojones to put both AMD and Intel on its flagship Surface series. In contrast, other OEMs offer AMD options only for their lower-end to mid-range product families. The Ryzen 5 3500U and Ryzen 7 3700U are comparab...
Allen Ngo, Sun, 20 Oct 2019 10:02:00 +0200
AMD's Ryzen 9 3950X processor can boost to 4.7 GHz. (Image source: AMD)

Latest benchmark scores show AMD's 16-core Ryzen 9 3950X is shaping up to be a blue-ribbon gaming chip

Some new Geekbench scores for AMD’s Ryzen 9 3950X have been unearthed and unsurprisingly the 16-core chip has performed admirably in the multi-core tests. Two separate benchmarks have been discovered, with AMD’s Zen 2 processor ap...
Daniel R Deakin, Sat, 19 Oct 2019 02:50:00 +0200
AMD Zen 5 is already being designed and should launch in 2022, new Zen 2 chips coming soon

Next-next-gen Zen 5 architecture is already in development, confirms AMD

With some Zen 2-based processors still in the pipeline, AMD confirmed that the design of the Zen 3 architecture is complete and the testing/manufacturing stages should soon follow. Even more, Zen 4 and Zen 5 are both being designe...
Codrut Nistor, Fri, 18 Oct 2019 22:37:00 +0200
The upcoming Xiaomi Mi Surface. (Source: Weibo)

The Mi Surface is Xiaomi's new 34-inch gaming-grade monitor

Xiaomi has announced the existence of the Mi Surface via its Weibo channel. It is a 34-inch 1500R-curved monitor with a 21:9 aspect ratio. This new panel is also rated for AMD FreeSync and 121% of the sRGB color space. The Mi Surf...
Deirdre O Donnell, Fri, 18 Oct 2019 00:08:00 +0200
 AMD vs Intel: Does the new AMD ThinkPad X395 challenge the Intel ThinkPad X390? (Image source: Notebookcheck)

AMD vs Intel: Does the new AMD ThinkPad X395 challenge the Intel ThinkPad X390?

We have just released our review of the Lenovo ThinkPad X395, an AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 3300U powered 13.3-inch subnotebook. The Ryzen 3 PRO 3300U integrates a Radeon RX Vega 6 GPU too, which is known to have better graphics performance ...
Alex Alderson, Thu, 17 Oct 2019 23:57:00 +0200
It looks like there is not much room to squeeze in the 3750X between the 3700X and the 3800X models, not on the retail market, at least. (Source: AMD)

AMD accidentally leaks the Ryzen 7 3750X CPU

Since the 3700X and 3800X 8-core CPUs are already available, the launch of the 3750X for retail channels might not happen at all. The specs would have to be too similar to the 3800X and a price point between US$330 and US$400 woul...
Bogdan Solca, Thu, 17 Oct 2019 17:10:00 +0200
The Mini Multi Display PC features a fanless enclosure made of aluminum, which can take quite the beating. (Source: Tranquil PC)

Tranquil PC launches rugged mini PC powered by AMD APUs

The industrial-grade rugged enclosure made of aluminum featured with the Mini Multi Display PC does not come with any active cooling in order to protect against dust, debris and moisture. The system is powered by AMD's Ryzen Embed...
Bogdan Solca, Wed, 16 Oct 2019 16:26:00 +0200
The ARCHER supercomputer currently housed by the University of Edinburgh was implemented by Cray back in 2013. (Source: HPCWire)

UK's ARCHER2 supercomputer to integrate ~12,000 AMD EPYC Rome CPUs

The upcoming ARCHER2 supercomputer will be housed by the University of Edinburgh and will be 11X times faster than the current ARCHER system. When it goes online by May 2020, it will become the fastest CPU-only supercomputer and b...
Bogdan Solca, Wed, 16 Oct 2019 15:48:00 +0200
You can now enjoy Radeon Image Sharpening on Vega GPUs. (Image source: AMD)

AMD brings the Radeon RX Vega 56, RX Vega 64, Vega Frontier Edition and Radeon VII in from the cold

It seems that AMD has listened to its customers, having added support for its Radeon Image Sharpening algorithm to Radeon Vega GPUs. Last month the company claimed it had no immediate plans to do so, but it would bring RIS to the ...
Alex Alderson, Mon, 14 Oct 2019 12:48:00 +0200
Intel is reportedly planning to offer discounts to counter AMD's rising market share. (Source: Fstoppers)

Intel reportedly planning to unleash its financial might to counter AMD, price cuts for Core and Xeon processors to cost US$3 billion

A leaked internal Intel slide courtesy of AdoredTV talks about Intel's plans to counter AMD's increasing marketshare via price cuts that would cost the company around US$3 billion. Intel hopes that these price cuts would help its ...
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Mon, 14 Oct 2019 09:02:00 +0200
The Ultimate Core i7-1065G7 and Ryzen 7 3700U/2700U CineBench comparison: How does Intel Ice Lake hold up against 15 other AMD Ryzen laptops?

The Ultimate Core i7-1065G7 and Ryzen 7 3700U/2700U CineBench comparison: How does Intel Ice Lake hold up against 15 other AMD Ryzen laptops?

It takes more than just one or two laptops or one or two scores to call a verdict like so many articles tend to do. We compare the Ice Lake-powered Dell XPS 13 7390 2-in-1 with at least a dozen other AMD laptops in a CineBench stress test to see which laptop comes out fastest. Interestingly, results are mixed and even closer than what you might expect.
Allen Ngo, Sun, 13 Oct 2019 21:35:00 +0200

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