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Pre-orders for Asus ROG Strix G17 with GeForce RTX 3060 and Ryzen 7 5800H now live at $1499 USD (Source: ExcaliberPC.com)

Deal | Pre-orders for Asus ROG Strix G17 with GeForce RTX 3060 and Ryzen 7 5800H now live at $1499 USD

Units are expected to ship as early as January 22 while the $1800 GeForce RTX 3070 configuration will come a bit later. Asus is betting big on both AMD and liquid metal to pull itself ahead of the competition this year.
Allen Ngo, Sun, 17 Jan 2021 01:38:00 +0100
AMD EPYC Milan will eventually be followed by the Zen 4 Genoa series. (Image source: AMD)

32-core AMD EPYC 7543 Milan server processor rubs shoulders with 64-core Ryzen Threadripper 3990X after smashing out gigantic Geekbench multi-core score

An AMD EPYC 7543 server processor from the Zen 3-based Milan family has been unearthed on Geekbench where it amassed a huge multi-core score of 25,909 points with the help of its 32 cores. This result places the EPYC 7543 at a sim...
Daniel R Deakin, Thu, 14 Jan 2021 21:40:00 +0100
The Alienware Aurora Ryzen Edition R10 now supports Ryzen 5000 series CPUs. All Images via Dell/Alienware

CES 2021 | Dell refreshes Alienware Aurora Ryzen Edition R10 with the latest from AMD and Nvidia

The new Alienware Aurora Ryzen Edition R10 desktop PC brings Ryzen 5000 series CPUs to Alienware's desktop family. The machine can be configured with a number of AMD Ryzen 5000 CPUs as well as the newest GPUs from Nvidia and AMD.
Sam Medley, Tue, 12 Jan 2021 18:45:00 +0100
AMD has added two new CPUs to the Ryzen 5000 "Vermeer" series. (Image source: AMD)

CES 2021 | OEM-only AMD Ryzen 7 5800 and Ryzen 9 5900 desktop processors bring extra gaming performance with a lower power requirement to the Zen 3 family

AMD has launched two new members of the Ryzen 5000 desktop processor family in the forms of the Ryzen 7 5800 and Ryzen 9 5900. Both CPUs have lower TDPs than their similarly named Zen 3 counterparts, and the Ryzen 9 5900 offers an...
Daniel R Deakin, Tue, 12 Jan 2021 18:00:00 +0100
Rocket Lake-S prices and release date have yet to be officially revealed. (Image source: Intel/AMD - edited)

Rocket Lake-S vs Zen 3: Geekbench single-core charts headed by four Ryzen 5000 parts but the Intel Core i9-11900K and i7-11700K should rain on that parade

The Geekbench 5 processor benchmark chart for single-core performance is currently headed by four Zen 3 parts, with the AMD Ryzen 9 5950X leading the pack on an average score of 1,680. However, Rocket Lake-S CPUs like the Intel Co...
Daniel R Deakin, Tue, 12 Jan 2021 14:28:00 +0100
The Ryzen brand has been incredibly successful for AMD since it was launched in Q1 2017. (Image source: AMD/Ingebor - edited)

Huge AMD Ryzen 9 5950X and Ryzen 5 5600X sales combine with Matisse in Mindfactory report to leave Intel's Rocket Lake with a Sisyphean task

Latest sales data from Mindfactory has been compiled into a handful of charts and graphs that make for great reading for AMD, with both Matisse and Vermeer parts selling by the truckload. The AMD Ryzen 9 5950X and Ryzen 5 5600X jo...
Daniel R Deakin, Mon, 11 Jan 2021 13:28:00 +0100
The AMD Ryzen 7 5700G comes with integrated Radeon Vega graphics. (Image source: AMD/AndroidAuthority)

Ryzen 7 5700G boosting to 4.6 GHz offers unspectacular results on Geekbench compared to Ryzen 7 4700G but it's early days for the AMD desktop APU

An AMD Ryzen 7 5700G desktop APU has been spotted being tested on a Linux (Ubuntu) system on Geekbench 5. The Ryzen 7 5700G utilized an MSI MAG B550M Mortar motherboard and reached a boost clock of 4.66 GHz. However, the engineeri...
Daniel R Deakin, Mon, 11 Jan 2021 11:51:00 +0100
AMD Ryzen 7 5700G engineering sample. (Image Source: QQ via Videocardz)

AMD Ryzen 7 5700G Cezanne Zen 3 desktop APU ES leaks, shows decent leads over the Ryzen 7 3700X and Ryzen 7 4700G in single and multi-thread CPU-Z scores

An engineering sample of what seems to be an AMD Ryzen 7 5700G Cezanne Zen 3 APU has leaked on Chinese site QQ along with some initial CPU-Z numbers. These numbers show the Ryzen 7 5700G ES displaying considerable gains in single ...
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Sat, 09 Jan 2021 21:16:00 +0100
The first Ryzen 5000 desktop processors were released in November 2020. (Image source: AMD/PCGamer)

Leaked AMD Ryzen 9 5900 and Ryzen 7 5800 specs reveal high boost clocks with lower TDPs but good luck getting one as they might be OEM only

More Ryzen 5000 Vermeer Zen 3-based desktop processors from AMD have been leaked in the forms of the Ryzen 9 5900 and Ryzen 7 5800. Both chips seem to offer high boost clock rates at comparatively low TDPs; however, it has been su...
Daniel R Deakin, Sat, 09 Jan 2021 10:27:00 +0100
The A17 TUF Gaming was spotted pairing a GeForce RTX 3070 with a Ryzen 7 5800H (Image source: ASUS)

Romanian retailer lists GeForce RTX 3070 and Ryzen 7 5800H-powered ASUS TUF laptop at sub-US$1700 price point

Altex, a retailer from Romania, recently listed an ASUS TUF Gaming A17 laptop model configured with the GeForce RTX 3070, alongside the Ryzen 7 5800H, for less than US$1700.
Arjun Krishna Lal, Fri, 08 Jan 2021 17:09:00 +0100
The Intel Core i9-11900K is showing the signs of being a major performer. (Image source: benchmark.pl)

Intel Core i9-11900K sample goes through benchmark battery including Cinebench R20 and CPU-Z but PCIe issues force it behind an i9-10900KF in gaming tests

The Rocket Lake-S flagship processor Intel Core i9-11900K has been put through a whole battery of benchmarks by YouTuber ChaoWanKe. The i9-11900K once again produced incredible single-thread results in CPU-Z, but it could not exce...
Daniel R Deakin, Wed, 06 Jan 2021 06:09:00 +0100
The Intel Core i7-11700K could be Team Blue's price-performance contender. (Image source: Cloudware blog)

Intel Core i7-11700K pips the AMD Ryzen 7 5800X for the PassMark single-thread performance chart crown and scores nearly 15% more than the i7-10700K

The upcoming Rocket Lake-S Intel Core i7-11700K has been proving its undeniable value on PassMark, with a first sample managing to snatch the lead in the CPU Mark single-thread performance chart. The i7-11700K zipped past its fell...
Daniel R Deakin, Tue, 05 Jan 2021 06:38:00 +0100
AMD briefly surpassed Intel's market share in PassMark's CPU usage database. However, Intel quickly took the lead later in the day. (Image via PassMark)

AMD briefly passes Intel in desktop CPU market share for first time in 15 years, according to PassMark

According to PassMark's CPU usage data, which measures the percentage of CPUs running the company's benchmarks by brand, AMD briefly overtook Intel in total Desktop CPU usage share. However, this victory was short-lived. Intel als...
Sam Medley, Mon, 04 Jan 2021 23:57:00 +0100
The potential Apple M1 successor could feature a 50 percent higher core count (Image source: Apple)

Next-gen Macs set to feature 12-core Apple Silicon M2 chips according to tipster

Tipster @LeaksApplePro recently claimed that Apple is set to release a new 12-core Apple Silicon Mac lineup this year, with an announcement as early as this March. While unconfirmed, this part could potentially propel Apple Silico...
Arjun Krishna Lal, Mon, 04 Jan 2021 08:09:00 +0100
AMD Ryzen Zen 3 Threadripper 5000 series may start with the 16-core TR 5955X. (Image Source: AMD)

AMD Ryzen Zen 3 Threadripper 5000 Genesis Peak series may see a reintroduction of 16-core parts

AMD may possibly bring back 16-core SKUs to the HEDT Threadripper lineup with the upcoming Threadripper 5000 series as indicated by a cryptic tweet from developer 1usmus. The 16-core Threadripper SKU, which may be called the TR 59...
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Sat, 02 Jan 2021 19:19:00 +0100
The i9-11900K is an 8-core, 16-thread CPU. (Image source: Synopsis)

Overclocked Intel Core i9-11900K @5.2 GHz on all cores can beat the AMD Ryzen 7 5800X in single-thread and multithread benchmarks but at a massive power cost

The Rocket Lake Intel Core i9-11900K processor has turned up another astonishing CPU-Z benchmark score, with an overclocked sample with all cores at 5.2 GHz managing higher single-thread and multithread test results than the AMD R...
Daniel R Deakin, Sat, 02 Jan 2021 05:36:00 +0100
Rocket Lake is Intel's 11th Generation of desktop processors. (Image source: Intel)

Rocket Lake Intel Core i9-11900K slips past AMD Ryzen 9 5950X in single-thread benchmark by 2.7-5.7% - just don't mention multithread performance, power, or delays

The Rocket Lake-S flagship processor Intel Core i9-11900K has recorded a CPU-Z single-thread benchmark score that takes it past AMD’s 16-core Ryzen 9 5950X by 2.7-5.7% depending on the test run. While this will likely make the upc...
Daniel R Deakin, Fri, 01 Jan 2021 05:26:00 +0100
Intel has struggled to keep up with AMD recently. (Image source: PCGamesN - edited)

Intel Core i7-11700K records blistering single-core performance on Geekbench, 28% over the i9-10900K, but don't toss your AMD Ryzen 9 5950X away just yet

An Intel Core i7-11700K has been blasting its way through Geekbench and recording mighty single-core scores that go beyond the i9-10900K, AMD Ryzen 7 5800X, and even the Ryzen 9 5950X. The 8-core, 16-thread i7-11700K was supported...
Daniel R Deakin, Mon, 28 Dec 2020 23:44:00 +0100
Purported Intel Rocket Lake-S Core i9-11900K Engineering Sample. (Image Source: @9550pro on Twitter)

Initial Rocket Lake-S ES scores show only nominal leads over the Core i7-10700K, Ryzen 7 5800X leading by 11% in single-core and 19% in multi-core tests

CPU-Z and Cinebench results of what appears to be an engineering sample of Intel's upcoming Rocket Lake-S processor have leaked online. The preliminary results do not indicate much of an advantage over the Core i7-10700K yet as th...
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Tue, 22 Dec 2020 20:24:00 +0100
Vermeer Ryzen 5000 desktop CPUs were launched in November 2020. (Image source: AMD)

AMD processor usage reaches new levels of popularity in Steam hardware survey as gaming laptops with Ryzen 5000 APUs are just around the corner

The November 2020 Steam Hardware & Software Survey shows AMD reaching a new level of popularity in regard to processor usage. Team Red’s latest share was recorded as 26.91%, and with numerous Ryzen 5000 gaming laptops already comi...
Daniel R Deakin, Mon, 21 Dec 2020 22:50:00 +0100
Two AMD Ryzen Vermeer processors with 65 W TDP allegedly headed for OEMs (Source: AMD)

Two Zen 3 CPUs — Ryzen 9 5900 and 7 5800 — with 65 W TDP headed for OEMs

Not confirmed by AMD yet, the Ryzen 9 5900 and Ryzen 7 5800 processors are apparently headed for OEMs with 12 and 8 cores and twice as many threads, as well as 6/64 MB and 4/32 MB of L2/L3 cache. Both will feature a TDP value of j...
Codrut Nistor, Sun, 20 Dec 2020 18:09:00 +0100
The coming years will be hotly contested between Intel and AMD. (Image Source: Medium)

Rumor | Intel and AMD roadmap for 2021 and 2022 reveal interesting developments: Zen 4 Raphael to change status quo by featuring an RDNA2 iGPU

Leaked roadmaps point to a busy 2021 and 2022 for both Intel and AMD. In 2021, we can expect to see Intel offering Rocket Lake-S and Comet Lake-Refresh parts alongside Tiger Lake-H. This will be followed by corresponding Alder Lak...
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Sun, 20 Dec 2020 01:43:00 +0100
The Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 has been a favorite target for scalpers. (Image source: Nvidia)

Nvidia GeForce RTX 30 series scalping generates over US$22 million in sales via eBay as AMD's Big Navi GPUs and Zen 3 CPUs also fall victim to profiteering

The Nvidia GeForce RTX 30 series, the AMD Radeon RX 6800 series, and the AMD Ryzen 5000 range have all fallen victim to scalping activities, with an analysis report detailing just how much profit scalpers are making from these new...
Daniel R Deakin, Tue, 15 Dec 2020 02:41:00 +0100
Asus TUF A17 with Cezanne/Ampere combination is incoming. (Image source: Asus/Expert.de)

Asus TUF Gaming laptop with tasty combo of AMD Ryzen 7 5800H APU and Nvidia RTX 3060 Mobile GPU appears on German retailer site

An Asus TUF Gaming laptop has been spotted on a German retail website sporting the enviable team of an AMD Ryzen 7 5800H APU and Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 Mobile GPU. The 17.3-inch device also comes with 8 GB RAM, 512 GB SSD, and a ...
Daniel R Deakin, Sun, 13 Dec 2020 22:45:00 +0100
Someone has got Ryzen 5000 Vermeer processors working on X370 motherboards. (Image source: Notebookcheck)

AMD Ryzen 5000 Vermeer processors are now functional on X370 chipset motherboards

It is now possible to get X370 motherboards and Ryzen 5000-series processors to work together, albeit only on ASRock Taichi motherboards so far. There is an air of mystery surrounding the BIOS update that brings support for Vermee...
Alex Alderson, Fri, 11 Dec 2020 18:16:00 +0100
Western Digital will be giving away Ryzen 5000 Series CPUs in special promo events. (Image source: @wd_black)

AMD Ryzen 5000 Series chips up for grabs as part of Western Digital's 12 Days of WD_BLACK promotion starting December 10

Western Digital is holding a huge promotion that will give its Twitch channel viewers the opportunity to win numerous prizes, including a CPU from the brand-new AMD Ryzen 5000 Series. The 12 Days of WD_BLACK event commences on Thu...
Daniel R Deakin, Tue, 08 Dec 2020 20:26:00 +0100
Adding SAM support for Ryzen 3000 and older CPUs might be harder than expected. (Image Source: AMD)

Here is why AMD might never include Smart Access Memory support on Ryzen 3000 and older models, while 6-year-old Intel CPUs can still benefit from this feature

It is quite ironic how AMD's Smart Access Memory (aka Resizable BAR) could help Intel and Nvidia regain some lost market shares. AMD offered to help its competitors with the Resizable BAR feature, yet Team Red may have hit a stone...
Bogdan Solca, Fri, 04 Dec 2020 20:29:00 +0100
The Intel Core i9-11900K is Intel's flagship Rocket Lake processor

Intel Core i9-11900K shows up on Ashes of The Singularity benchmark

Intel's upcoming Rocket Lake flagship processor, the Core i9-11900K, has just made an appearance on the Ashes of The Singularity benchmark. It manages to net a score of 64 fps on 1080p and 62 fps on 1440p. In comparison, the AMD R...
Anil Satyanarayana, Fri, 04 Dec 2020 11:34:00 +0100
Judging by past releases, the Ryzen 5000H series may be launched in the second quarter of 2021. (Image Source: PhoneMantra)

AMD's Ryzen 7 5800H mobile APU with Zen3 cores makes its first appearance in Geekbench

The test results are irrelevant due to the processor being locked at low frequencies, but we do get to see how the upcoming Cezanne APU differs from the Renoir predecessor spec-wise. It looks like the base clocks are receiving a 3...
Bogdan Solca, Thu, 03 Dec 2020 15:17:00 +0100
AMD SAM is now available on select Intel motherboards from Asus. (Image Source: AMD)

Asus implements Resizable BAR (aka AMD SAM) support on Intel Z490, H470 and B460 motherboards

Asus is already offering public beta BIOS versions supporting the Resizable BAR feature on most of its Intel Z490, H470 and B460 motherboards, while the BIOS versions supporting AMD's SAM for older X470 and B450 models is still re...
Bogdan Solca, Tue, 01 Dec 2020 15:02:00 +0100
Ryzen 5000 appears to be compounding Intel's woes with its performance gains. (Image source: AMD)

Ryzen 5 5600X joins the long list of AMD CPUs outselling every Intel part in record Mindfactory sales for Black Friday

The new Vermeer CPU from AMD, the Ryzen 5 5600X, has made a strong showing in the latest Mindfactory CPU sales data that covers Black Friday. The Zen 3 chip joins 12 other AMD processors in outselling every single Intel part on th...
Daniel R Deakin, Mon, 30 Nov 2020 10:54:00 +0100
SAM only works with Ryzen 5000 and RX 6000 GPUs for now, but Nvidia and Intel will release support for it soon. (Image Source: AMD)

AMD Smart Access Memory support already available in beta form for select X470 and B450 motherboards, full support coming in January 2021

Select X470 and B450 motherboards from ASRock and Gigabyte are already getting beta BIOS versions supporting the Ryzen 5000 CPUs with SAM function. MSI and Asus are also offering unofficial BIOS updates for testers. However, these...
Bogdan Solca, Fri, 27 Nov 2020 16:43:00 +0100
AMD Ryzen 7 5800U mobile APU with Zen3 cores pops up on Geekbench, shows good single-core improvements

AMD Ryzen 7 5800U mobile APU with Zen3 cores pops up on Geekbench, shows good single-core improvements

The new Zen3 cores from the upcoming Ryzen 5000 mobile APUs seem to be more proficient at single-core tasks, as the Ryzen 7 5800U shows 20% higher single-core scores compared to the Ryzen 7 5700U model that integrates Zen2 cores. ...
Bogdan Solca, Wed, 25 Nov 2020 17:10:00 +0100
A second look at the Vermeer - AMD Ryzen 9 5950X and AMD Ryzen 5 5600X Review

A second look at the Vermeer - AMD Ryzen 9 5950X and AMD Ryzen 5 5600X Review

Team Ryzen in the lead! After the new Vermeer processors, alias Ryzen 5000, were officially introduced on 10/8/2020, the expectations were high. In a first test of the Ryzen 9 5900X and Ryzen 7 5800X, these expectations were exceeded. In a second step, w...
Sebastian Bade, Tue, 24 Nov 2020 21:02:00 +0100
Overclocking the new Ryzen 5000 desktop CPUs seems to be easier through undervolting methods. (Image Source: UserBenchmark)

16-core Ryzen 9 5950X overclocked to 4.7 GHz on all cores @1.12V outperforms 32-core Threadripper 2990WX in Cinebench R23

Instead of using the potentially more harmful method involving raised voltages, the latest Ryzen 5000 desktop CPUs make it easier for users to obtain impressive overclocking results through undervolting. This way, users do not nee...
Bogdan Solca, Tue, 24 Nov 2020 14:58:00 +0100
The Ryzen 9 5950X has been spotted assisting the RX 6800 XT and RTX 3090. (Image source: AMD/Nvidia - edited)

AMD Ryzen 9 5950X assists both the GeForce RTX 3090 and Radeon RX 6800 XT with incredible results in Geekbench Vulkan benchmark

The 16-core, 32-thread AMD Ryzen 9 5950X has appeared in a couple of startling benchmark results involving the Vulkan graphics API. The Zen 3 Vermeer processor was teamed up with an Nvidia GeForce RTX 3090 and an AMD Radeon RX 680...
Daniel R Deakin, Tue, 17 Nov 2020 22:27:00 +0100
The Ryzen 5000 series of Zen 3 desktop processors is codenamed Vermeer. (Image source: AMD)

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X in iMac Pro produces spectacular single-core scores on Geekbench that seem too good to be true

The top single-core score chart for Geekbench 5 is currently headed by a couple of entries that were purportedly produced by a potent combination of an AMD Ryzen 9 5900X and Apple iMac Pro. While the results are breathtaking, the ...
Daniel R Deakin, Fri, 13 Nov 2020 17:45:00 +0100
Not willing to wait a few more months for the Zen 3 mobile APUs? Origin PC has got you covered with desktop-grade options. (Image Source: Origin PC)

Updated | Origin PC NS-15 AMD mobile workstations get Ryzen 5000 desktop-grade CPU options

Don't want to wait a few more months for the Zen 3 mobile APUs? How about some custom laptops with desktop-grade Ryzen 5000 CPUs like the NS-15 AMD workstations from Origin PC? They sure are pricier, but you are essentially replac...
Bogdan Solca, Tue, 10 Nov 2020 20:09:00 +0100
The Ryzen 5000 series "struggles" against Comet Lake in UserBenchmark's charts. (Image source: AMD/Intel - edited)

Final nail in the coffin: Bar-raising AMD Ryzen 9 5950X somehow lags behind four Intel parts including the Core i9-10900K in average bench on UserBenchmark despite higher 1-core and 4-core scores

The AMD Ryzen 9 5950X has been impressing many with its various appearances on synthetic benchmarks. However, it is the Intel Core i9-10900K that tops the average bench charts over at UserBenchmark, while the powerful Zen 3 Vermee...
Column by Daniel R Deakin, Tue, 10 Nov 2020 18:21:00 +0100
The Ryzen 9 5950X has already gone over 15,000 points in Cinebench R20. (Image source: Techspot)

The AMD Ryzen 9 5950X hits over 6.3 GHz and 15,000 points in Cinebench R20

The AMD Ryzen 9 5950X has already shown its overclocking potential with an all-core boost clock of 6.362 GHz. The Vermeer processor has pushed past the 15,000 mark in Cinebench R20 too, albeit at 1.692 V and on LN2 cooling.
Alex Alderson, Sun, 08 Nov 2020 19:26:00 +0100
The Ryzen 9 5900X was shown running on an ASRock A320 HDV (Image source: ASRock)

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X spotted running on an ASRock A320 mobo: "Fine wine" A320M and X370 boards could support Ryzen 5000 despite AMD's claims to the contrary

A Chiphell forum user showcased the AMD Ryzen 9 5900X running on an older, entry-level A320 motherboard from ASRock. This indicates that some motherboard manufacturers may plan on supporting the Ryzen 5000 series on entry-level AM...
Arjun Krishna Lal, Sat, 07 Nov 2020 13:23:00 +0100
Per-core undervolting coming in a future AGESA update? (Image Source: AMD)

AMD director of technical marketing teases advanced undervolting and new details about the Ryzen 5000 series

Besides teasing the upcoming advanced undervolting feature for the Ryzen 5000 CPUs, Robert Hallock also clarifies some aspects regarding power plans, DDRAM clocks, CPU thermals and voltages, plus overclocking through Precision Boo...
Bogdan Solca, Fri, 06 Nov 2020 16:32:00 +0100
Next-gen EPYC processor promises to deal another blow to Intel, EPYC 7713 Milan vs. Intel Xeon Platinum (Source: AMD)

64-core AMD Zen 3-based EPYC 7713 Milan server CPU spotted online, obliterates the Intel Xeon Platinum

With the Ryzen 5000 desktop CPUs already dominating the consumer market in terms of both raw performance and value, AMD is now working on the next-gen EPYC Milan lineup that will target the server market. An early sample of the 64...
Codrut Nistor, Fri, 06 Nov 2020 13:16:00 +0100
Bubliy manages to score almost 700 more points with a Ryzen 9 5900X coupled with DDR4-3933 RAM. (Image Source: AMD)

Latest tests show AMD's Ryzen 9 5900X running stably at 4.82 GHz on all cores coupled with DDR4-3933 RAM

Most of the tests we've seen thus far claim that it is quite tricky to push all cores above 4.7 GHz on a Ryzen 9 5900X, but the creator of the CTR overclocking utility managed to run this model stably at 4.82 GHz on all core coupl...
Bogdan Solca, Thu, 05 Nov 2020 17:55:00 +0100
AMD Ryzen 5000 processors seem to be comfortably ahead than Intel Comet Lake counterparts in most games. (Image Source: AMD)

AMD offers a glimpse into Ryzen 5000 Zen 3's leads in gaming compared to Intel Comet Lake offerings

AMD offered a glimpse into how Zen 3 processors can be beneficial for gaming. Comparison with corresponding Intel Comet Lake processors shows Zen 3's new CCX architecture helps eliminate most latency issues and allows much improve...
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Thu, 05 Nov 2020 15:20:00 +0100
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X and AMD Ryzen 7 5800X in Review: AMD dethrones Intel as Fastest Gaming CPU

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X and AMD Ryzen 7 5800X in Review: AMD dethrones Intel as Fastest Gaming CPU

Take that, Intel! AMD's Ryzen 5000 series was introduced on October 8, 2020, but were not yet available until today. We take a closer look at the AMD Ryzen 9 5900X and AMD Ryzen 7 5800X, and put both through their paces. The comparison with Intel's Core i9-10900K is of particular interest given that it was unable to keep up with AMD's new Ryzen architecture. Find out how far behind it trails in our review with numerous tests and benchmarks.
Sebastian Bade, Thu, 05 Nov 2020 15:00:00 +0100
Can AMD reach 50% desktop X86 market share with the new Ryzen 5000 CPUs by mid-2021? (Image Source: EnterpriseAI)

AMD hits highest overall X86 market share in 13 years

AMD's overall X86 market share at the end of Q3 2020 reached 22.4%. The desktop CPU market share is already higher than 20% and, with the launch of the Ryzen 5000 CPUs, it may quickly climb to new all-time-highs in the next few qu...
Bogdan Solca, Wed, 04 Nov 2020 14:29:00 +0100
The Ryzen 5 5600X' retail box. (Source: AMD)

AMD's Ryzen 5 5600X is allegedly spotted running at 6GHz via CPU-Z

According to a prominent chipset leaker, the impending Ryzen 5 5600X has been overclocked to just over 6.0GHz. This is shown in a set of CPU-Z detection results that appear to confirm the processor can indeed be pushed this far. T...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Mon, 02 Nov 2020 21:54:00 +0100
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X Cinebench performance shows almost Ryzen 7 3700X performance (Source: APISAK on Twitter)

AMD Ryzen 5 5600X destroys the Intel Core i5-10600K in Cinebench

The new AMD Ryzen 5 5600X is almost as fast as the Ryzen 7 3700X and its level of Cinebench performance simply blows the Intel Core i5-10600K out of the water: 42% better in multi-threading and 25% faster in the single-core test. ...
Codrut Nistor, Mon, 02 Nov 2020 17:31:00 +0100
Intel Rocket Lake comes really close to Ryzen 9 5950X's single-core performance. (Image Source: Intel)

AMD Ryzen 9 5950X and Intel Rocket Lake face off in UserBenchmark — Rocket Lake leads single-core tests but trails in multi-core and overall scores

Intel Rocket Lake seems to have an edge in single-core performance over the AMD Ryzen 9 5950X, if a leaked UserBenchmark score is to be believed. The Rocket Lake part is shown to be just 5% behind the Ryzen 9 5950X in overall scor...
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Mon, 02 Nov 2020 15:53:00 +0100

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