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Intel's Core i9-9900KS has eight cores that can all boost to 5.0 GHz. (Image source: MySmartPrice)

AMD Ryzen 7 3800X in X570 motherboard surpassed by unhindered Intel Core i9-9900KS in latest Geekbench reveal

A new Geekbench comparison has been unearthed that appears to give a snapshot of the true performance of the upcoming Intel Core i9-9900KS processor. The chip from the blue team has been measured against a powerful AMD Ryzen 7 380...
Desktop PC gamers will be the target market for the Intel Core i9-9900KS. (Image source: PC Builder's Club)

Intel's Core i9-9900KS fails to kill AMD Ryzen 7 3800X in Geekbench comparison

A Geekbench comparison between an Intel Core i9-9900KS processor and an AMD Ryzen 7 3800X has been shared online showing some surprising results. The Ryzen CPU is soundly defeated in the single-core benchmark test; however, in the...
Asus ZenFone 6 (ZS630KL): Reviewing the King of Stamina

88% Asus ZenFone 6 (ZS630KL): Reviewing the King of Stamina

Back to the basics. The previous year's model was already a solid budget flagship phone - even if the actual release took some time. Now, it's successor is here, offering powerful technological advancements, an innovative flip camera and a large battery. We will ascertain whether or not this is sufficient in the following test.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 | Qualcomm Adreno 640 | 6.4" | 190 g
Lenovo IdeaPad S540 Laptop Review: AMD or Intel? Lenovo gives consumers the choice and we compare both

85% Lenovo IdeaPad S540 Laptop Review: AMD or Intel? Lenovo gives consumers the choice and we compare both

An understated multimedia laptop. The Lenovo IdeaPad S540 promises to be a compact 14-inch multimedia laptop. The device should have good battery life too, although there are some noticeable differences between the AMD and Intel models. We have both in for review to see which variant should be more worthy of your consideration. Read on to find out how the two models fare against each other and other comparable laptops in this detailed review.
Intel Core i5-8265U | NVIDIA GeForce MX250 | 14" | 1.4 kg
Get 3 months of XBox Game Pass when you buy an AMD Radeon graphics card or Ryzen processor (Image source: AMD)

Get 3 months of XBox Game Pass when you buy an AMD Radeon graphics card or Ryzen processor

Join the Microsoft Game Pass beta on PC when it launches on July 9th. AMD will throw in a three-month subscription if purchasing a last generation GCN graphics card or 2nd generation Zen processor.
The Ryzen 7 3700X is part of the Matisse series of chips. (Image source: AMD)

Promising UserBenchmark result shows AMD Ryzen 7 3700X taking on both the Core i9-9900X and Threadripper 2950X

A UserBenchmark record has been shared online showing the performance of AMD’s upcoming Ryzen 7 3700X processor. The 8-core, 16-thread Zen 2 chip has powered through the speed tests and thrown up an average benchmark score that no...
The ASRock 4x4 BOX-R1000 features a smaller chassis and active cooling. (Source: ASRock)

ASRock launches its smallest Ryzen mini PC yet

The new 4x4 BOX-R1000 is basically the active cooling version of the iBOX-R1000 model launched in April 2019. It comes with a smaller chassis, but the specs are almost the same, except for the supported RAM that has been downgrade...
The AMD Ryzen 5 3600X will be launched on July 7. (Image source: HotHardware/AMD)

AMD's Ryzen 5 3600X overtakes Intel's Core i7-9700K in UserBenchmark speed test

AMD’s Ryzen 5 3600X processor has turned up on UserBenchmark and has amassed excellent scores in the speed tests. The upcoming Zen 2 chip managed to zip past rivals such as Intel’s Core i7-8700K and Core i7-9700K. The impressive p...
The AMD Ryzen 9 3950X could turn soon turn out to be an enthusiast's favorite. (Source: PCWorld)

AMD Ryzen 9 3950X's leaked Cinebench OC score shows that there's no stopping this juggernaut

A Cinebench R15 multi-core score of an overclocked AMD Ryzen 9 3950X has leaked online indicating that the CPU can obliterate literally anything in its way. The result looks to be that of an engineering sample that has been overcl...
Not worth it: AMD Ryzen 7 3750H is only 4 to 8 percent faster than the Ryzen 5 3550H (Image source:

Not worth it: AMD Ryzen 7 3750H is only 4 to 8 percent faster than the Ryzen 5 3550H

While raw performance is comparable to a Core i5-8300H as designed, the Ryzen 7 3750H offers almost no tangible benefits over the Ryzen 5 3550H. The performance differences are so incredibly minor between the two SKUs that AMD co...
It's likely another Ryzen 9 3950X CPU has been tearing up Geekbench. (Image source: AMD/Računalniške novice)

Geekbench tests pulverized by 16-core AMD Ryzen processor clocked at 5.2 GHz

It seems yet again a 16-core Matisse processor from AMD has been creating surprise results on Geekbench. This time, a test system featuring a processor labeled as “AMD 100-000000033-01” managed to throw up huge scores in both the ...
The new Picasso APUs are based on the same Zen+ tech powering last year's Ryzen 2000-series. (Source: PCGamesN)

ASRock leaks full 12 nm AMD Ryzen / PRO and Athlon Picasso APU roster

Eight new models were leaked by ASRock, including new Ryzen / PRO and Athlon APUs from the G and GE-series. These feature the Zen+ 12 nm architecture from last year's Ryzen 2000-series, and come with the same Vega iGPUs and TDPs. ...
The AMD Ryzen 5 3600 is expected to cost US$199. (Image source: PCGamesN)

New UserBenchmark and Cinebench results point to AMD's upcoming Ryzen 5 3600 being nothing short of a price-perfomance superchip

More benchmark information regarding the AMD Ryzen 5 3600 has apparently been spotted, including further UserBenchmark results and an astounding, if hard to believe, single-core score on Cinebench R15. The new UserBenchmark rankin...
Lenovo IdeaPad 330s-15ARR Laptop Review: A powerful Ryzen 5 2500U laptop paired with disappointing battery life

82% Lenovo IdeaPad 330s-15ARR Laptop Review: A powerful Ryzen 5 2500U laptop paired with disappointing battery life

Little stamina. The IdeaPad 330s-15ARR scores well with its Ryzen 5-2500U APU, fast NVMe SSD, and dual-channel RAM. Its dim and poor battery life inhibit what is a good laptop though.
AMD Ryzen 5 2500U | AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 | 15.6" | 1.9 kg
AMD's Ryzen 7 3800X is expected to retail for almost US$100 less compared to Intel's i9-9900K CPU. (Source: AMD)

AMD's Ryzen 7 3800X ~5% faster than Intel's i9-9900K in latest leaked Geekbench tests

The Ryzen 7 3800X supports DDR4 RAM clocked at up to 3.2 GHz, but the Geekbench tests were conducted using only DDR4-2133 RAM. Even so, the AMD chip proves ~5% faster in multi-core tests compared to the Intel i9-9900K coupled with...
The AMD Ryzen 9 3950X reached a clock rate of 4,300 MHz. (Image source: PCGamesN)

AMD Ryzen 9 3950X ES confirmed as Geekbench-wrecking record-breaker

It has been confirmed that it was one of AMD’s new Matisse desktop processors that smashed its way through Geekbench’s multi-core test recently; more precisely it was a Ryzen 9 3950X engineering sample (ES). Apparently, the system...
AMD is also expected to launch a 64-core / 128-thread EPYC CPU. (Source: AMD)

AMD 32-core / 64-thread EPYC 7452 7 nm CPU spotted in benchmarks, 2X faster than similarly-priced Intel chips

OpenBenchmarking briefly leaked a set of tests that proves the superiority of AMD's EPYC 7 nm CPUs over Intel's current Xeon Gold models. The comparison may seem unfair since the AMD CPU comes with 32 cores and the Intel one only ...
Sunny Cove is based on a 10nm manufacturing process. (Image source: PCGamer)

Alleged CPU-Z single-core benchmark scores place Intel Sunny Cove CPUs above more-powerful AMD Matisse processors

An image showing supposedly leaked CPU-Z single-core benchmark scores has been shared online that shows Intel’s Sunny Cove core microarchitecture in a very good light. The processors involved in the purported test also include thr...
Review of the HP 14: Ryzen 7 3700U-based Laptop with an Engaged Handbrake

82% Review of the HP 14: Ryzen 7 3700U-based Laptop with an Engaged Handbrake

Slowed down. HP’s 14-inch notebook features very good hardware: Ryzen 7 3700U, 8 GB of RAM (running in dual-channel mode), SSD+HDD, and a matte IPS screen. Moreover, the laptop also offers passable battery runtimes and operates very quietly or even completely silently.
AMD Ryzen 7 3700U | AMD Radeon RX Vega 10 | 14" | 1.5 kg
Lenovo ThinkPad T495 with Ryzen 5 Pro is slower than Core i5 ThinkPad T490 in initial benchmarks

Lenovo ThinkPad T495 with Ryzen 5 Pro is slower than Core i5 ThinkPad T490 in initial benchmarks

The new ThinkPad T495 has finally arrived. It is Lenovo's first full-fledged AMD laptop within the popular ThinkPad T-series. Our test sample is equipped with the AMD Ryzen 5 Pro 3500U, which is beaten by the Core i5-8265U in the ThinkPad T490.
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 3500U | AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 | 14" | 1.5 kg
The Intel Core i5-8265UC could be made available soon. (Image source: Alibaba)

Return of Intel: Core i5-8265UC impresses on Geekbench and UserBenchmark; rated higher than AMD's Ryzen 5 3500U on PassMark

The mysterious Intel Core i5-8265UC processor has reared its head again, and this time it has done so in some style. The chip has been spotted on numerous benchmarks and has performed well in all of them, outpacing both AMD’s Ryze...
AMD's Ryzen 3000 desktop processors could shake up the market. (Image source: AMD)

16-core AMD Ryzen Matisse processor amasses monumental multi-core score on Geekbench that puts Intel's 18-core i9-9980X to shame

An amazing entry on Geekbench has been spotted. The record features an unnamed 16-core Matisse processor from AMD being tested with the Myrtle motherboard, and although the system achieves a highly credible single-core score, the ...
Lenovo Yoga 530-14ARR (Ryzen 7 2700U, RX Vega 10, SSD, FHD) Convertible Review

84% Lenovo Yoga 530-14ARR (Ryzen 7 2700U, RX Vega 10, SSD, FHD) Convertible Review

Multifunctional. Lenovo's Yoga 530-14ARR offers a Ryzen 7 APU, dual-channel RAM, and an NVMe SSD. In addition to finger-touch input the IPS touchscreen also supports Lenovo's Active Pen.
AMD Ryzen 7 2700U | AMD Radeon RX Vega 10 | 14" | 1.7 kg
Image via Atari

Atari VCS console finally available for public pre-order at $249

Atari's VCS game console is now available for pre-order from Atari, Walmart, and GameStop. The console starts at US $249 and comes in a two models with three different designs (depending on retailer). Walmart and GameStop are expe...
Raise your hand if you want a Dell XPS 15 laptop with a Ryzen 3000 processor. (Image source: Dell)

2nd Gen AMD Ryzen 3000 mobile processors could make their way into Dell XPS 15 laptops

There’s a possibility that the Dell XPS 15 series will eventually offer consumers a choice of a mobile processor from AMD’s Ryzen 3000 range. Although nothing concrete has been offered in terms of details or plans yet, the likelih...
The new AMD APUs feature Vega 8 and Vega 11 Graphics. (Image source: WePC)

Zen+ and Vega for under US$100: Details of AMD's Ryzen 3 3200G and Ryzen 5 3400G Picasso APUs leaked

Confirmed specifications and expected MSRPs for the Ryzen 3 3200G and Ryzen 5 3400G have apparently been leaked. The latest APUs from AMD may not be as spectacular as their Ryzen 3000 desktop CPU AM4-series counterparts, but they ...
Unfortunately, there was no glimpse of the actual physical Project Scarlett Xbox console. (Image source: Mixer/screenshot)

E3 2019 | Project Scarlett with its new generation SSD and Halo Infinite take center stage at the Xbox E3 briefing

A few details about Project Scarlett were revealed at the Xbox E3 2019 briefing, but it seems in the end it was the next episode in a very famous game franchise that did most of the talking for the next-generation console. A tease...
Microsoft is having an explosive E3 2019 Xbox briefing. (Image source: Mixer/screenshot)

Supposed Xbox Scarlett devkit specifications leaked; outguns rumored PlayStation 5 power

Microsoft has been busy wowing the audience with its E3 2019 Xbox briefing. A lot of people will be very interested in what the company has got planned and will share in regard to the Xbox Scarlett console family. However, it seem...
The ZenFone 6 will launch as the Asus 6Z in India on June 19. (Source: Flipkart)

Asus ZenFone 6 to launch as the Asus 6Z in India on June 19

Asus's flagship smartphone, the ZenFone 6, will be be launching as the Asus 6Z in the Indian market on June 19. The change in naming is due to an interim order by the Delhi High Court that restrains Asus from selling any product u...
PlayStation CEO reveals PS5 support for 4K @120 Hz, SSD storage and cross-generation play

PlayStation CEO reveals PS5 support for 4K @120 Hz, SSD storage and cross-generation play

Since Sony is not going to present anything at E3 2019, PlayStation CEO Jim Ryan went ahead and revealed a few more PlayStation 5 features to hype up the fans until the official announcement scheduled later this summer. The rumore...
Could the Ryzen 5 3600 be the CPU of choice for gaming? (Source: PCWorld)

AMD Ryzen 5 3600 shown to post 6.3% higher FPS than an Intel Core i7-8700 in PUBG

An AMD Ryzen 5 3600 was shown to beat the Intel Core i7-8700 in a leaked PUBG benchmark over at the Chiphell forum. The Ryzen 5 3600 was shown to average about 6.3% higher than the 8700 when both of them were paired with DDR4-3000...
Asus TUF Gaming FX705DT (Ryzen 5 3550H, GTX 1650, SSD, FHD) Laptop Review

85% Asus TUF Gaming FX705DT (Ryzen 5 3550H, GTX 1650, SSD, FHD) Laptop Review

A co-production from AMD and Nvidia. The hardware spec, comprised of a Ryzen 5 3550H APU and GeForce GTX 1650 GPU, is able to fluidly play all modern and current games on its 17.3-inch, full HD IPS display. The laptop has comparatively low energy consumption and only gets moderately warm. In its favour are also an NVMe SSD, an additional HDD and very good battery life. Not so good is the somewhat miserly connectivity included.
AMD Ryzen 5 3550H | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 (Laptop) | 17.3" | 2.7 kg
The Dell XPS 15 7590 features the webcam back at the top of the display. (Image source: Dell)

Dell XPS 15 7590 coming in June: No soldered-on SSD, finally an OLED option, potential for a future Ryzen Zen 2 APU

There’s good news for those waiting for the latest version of Dell’s renowned XPS 15 lineup. Company executive Frank Azor has revealed that the new XPS 15 7590 is coming this month. Although it appears this year’s refresh is relat...
AMD's Ryzen 3000 series could be comparatively cheap as chips. (Image source: The Verge/AMD)

Online retailer listing gives idea of how much AMD's Ryzen 3000 processors will actually cost

An online retailer specializing in consumer electronics has added the five current members of AMD’s Matisse family to its database. The prices listed for the Zen 2 desktop processors aren’t too much higher than what was expected: ...
The Asus TUF Gaming X570-Plus and AMD's Ryzen 5 3600 are clearly a good match. (Image source: Asus)

Asus TUF Gaming X570-Plus with AMD's Ryzen 5 3600 defeats all other Ryzen chips in Geekbench single-core test

An unknown system incorporating an Asus TUF Gaming X570-Plus motherboard and an AMD Ryzen 5 3600 CPU has been tested on Geekbench. The device with the brand-new board and just-announced Ryzen 3000 processor managed a surprising sc...
AMD's Ryzen 5 3600 is very fast. (Image source: Tendencias)

AMD's new Ryzen 5 3600 zips past a Ryzen 7 2700X and an Intel Core i7-8700 on UserBenchmark

An AMD Ryzen 5 3600 processor has made an appearance on UserBenchmark and the results it achieved seem to point in the direction of the 3rd Gen Ryzen series achieving what was expected from it. High hopes had been pinned on the Ze...
Navi to the left and Ryzen to the right. (Image source: MyNavi)

Here is a fresh up-close look at AMD's Navi GPU next to the Ryzen 9 3900X CPU

A couple of photos of an AMD Navi chip and a Ryzen 3000 series processor have been published by a Japanese website. After months of rumors and leaks, the physical products are finally available to see. The Ryzen 9 3900X is easily ...
Lisa Su stated "Threadripper will have to move up". (Image source: TechCrunch)

Lisa Su on AMD's Ryzen Threadripper processors: "you will definitely see more"

AMD’s CEO, Lisa Su, has managed to allay concerns that development of 3rd Gen Ryzen Threadripper processors has been abandoned. An AMD Investor Presentation from March had the vaunted HEDT chips included in the 2019 AMD client lin...
Even if the 12-core Ryzen 9 3900X features 2 dies like the 16-core version, the second die is not fully unlocked. (Source: AMD)

AMD's 16-core Ryzen 9 CPU beats Intel's 18-core i9-9980XE in Cinebench

The rumored 16-core Ryzen 9 CPU was tested behind-the-scenes at Computex by a group of overclockers, who managed to push the processor to 4.25 GHz on water cooling. Thus, the 16-core CPU that is rumored to cost around US$800 manag...
The AMD Ryzen 5 3500U ZenBook Flip 14 convertible comes with a smaller 45 Wh battery so it is lighter than the Intel models. (Source: Asus)

Asus quietly refreshes ZenBook Flip 14 convertible with AMD CPUs

Instead of being announced at Computex, the new ZenBook 14 Flip powered by AMD's Ryzen 5 3500U only made a discrete appearance on Amazon France. Besides the AMD CPU that is integrating a Radeon RX Vega 8 GPU, the refreshed model c...
The AMD Ryzen 9 3900X offers a massive 12C/24T configuration for mainstream desktops. (Source: AMD)

Computex 2019 | AMD Ryzen 3rd generation signals deep trouble for Intel

AMD is taking on Intel with not just one or two but a total of five high-end desktop CPUs that promise far greater performance than Intel's offerings at lower TDPs and price points. The new Ryzen 3000-series is being fabricated on...
It seems the entry-level AMD Ryzen 3 3300 processor has amazing performance for a low cost. (Image source: ExtremeTech)

Entry-level AMD Ryzen 3000 Matisse processor's scores on Geekbench will make Intel nervous

A member of the upcoming Matisse family of Ryzen 3000 processors from AMD has been spotted on Geekbench, and the seemingly entry-level sample has delivered scores that will have Intel concerned. The apparent price-performance rati...
A real Core i5 competitor: AMD Ryzen 7 3750H performing on par with the Intel Core i5-9300H (Image source: Asus)

A real Core i5 competitor: AMD Ryzen 7 3750H strikes hard against the Intel Core i5-9300H

The 12 nm 35 W Ryzen 7 3750H is essentially on par with the 14 nm 45 W Core i5-8300H and even i5-9300H in terms of multi-threaded performance. Now, all that's left is for more OEMs to adopt the Ryzen H-series so more budget-consci...
A 16-core Ryzen 3000 CPU has allegedly been benchmarked. (Image source: AMD)

16-core Ryzen 3000 processor posts spectacular score on Cinebench R15

A 16-core Zen 2 AMD Ryzen 3000 processor has apparently been benchmarked on Cinebench R15 and offered up a score that will surprise or amaze many. It’s believed the chip in question has a base clock of 3.2 GHz with a boost availab...
AIDA64's latest update prepares it for the immediate hardware and software future. (Source: AIDA64)

New AIDA64 update adds support for AMD Matisse, Windows 10 May 2019 and SHA3-512

The latest version of AIDA64 - v6.00 - has been released. It adds benchmarks for the Zen2-based Matisse processors. In addition, it now also has a SHA3-512 cryptographic hash benchmark.
AMD CPU and GPU for gaming harmony. (Image source: Twitter/AMD Ryzen)

Borderlands 3 custom rig offers AMD fans the tools for high-performance Vault Hunting

AMD has been showing off another fantastic custom desktop PC that utilizes a processor and graphics card from the red team. The build was created by Xidax PCs especially for a Borderlands 3 reveal event. The rig features an AMD Ry...
AMD's Epyc 2 Rome chip has been performing epically on SiSoftware. (Image source: El Chapuzas Informático)

SiSoftware record reveals Dell PowerEdge R6515 racing along with a 32-core Rome chip from AMD

An interesting entry in the SiSoftware SANDRA database has been spotted that has shown a presumably upcoming Dell server being tested with one of AMD’s forthcoming Epyc 2 “Rome” chips. It seems the engineering sample and Dell serv...
The PS5 is likely to enjoy healthy sales in its first two years of release. (Image source: Vrutal)

Research analyst predicts PlayStation 5 release date, launch price, and first two years of sales

An analyst for the Ace Research Institute has compiled a financial results report about Sony’s PlayStation business. Among the big numbers and forecasts, the researcher has detailed some information about the upcoming PlayStation ...
Biostar is preparing its products for 3rd Gen Ryzen processors. (Image source: Biostar)

Biostar publishes list of 3rd Gen Ryzen-compatible motherboards and reveals "AMD Ryzen 3000 Desktop Ready" logo in the process

Biostar has announced the 300 and 400-series motherboards that will offer compatibility with AMD’s upcoming range of Ryzen 3000 desktop processors. There are models from the A320, B350, B450, and X470 lineups that will be able to ...
AMD will turn up the heat with its Zen 2 processors. (Image source: GND Tech)

12-core AMD Ryzen engineering sample rips through UserBenchmark and scores over 99%

An engineering sample of an upcoming AMD processor has been spotted on UserBenchmark. This particular chip has visited the benchmark before, back in January, but it seems it has received some improvements in the meantime. The samp...


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