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Impact Analysis After AMD Drops Ryzen CPU Prices By Up To 30%

AMD cut the price of its top-end Ryzen 7 by 30 percent.<p>Chip sales should benefit as customers shy away from Intel's product.<p>Vega release …

Business

AMD's Gaming Pitch Is Getting A Lot Better

Image: Kotaku<p>Over the last year, AMD has started to offer real, genuine competition in both the GPU and CPU space. In 2018, expect a lot more.<p>AMD has …

AMD says it is making firmware updates available for Ryzen and EPYC processors this week to fix Spectre flaws, updating older processors “over the coming weeks”

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Gigabyte Unveils AORUS X470 Gaming 7 WiFi Motherboard For Zen+ Processors

<i>LAS VEGAS, NV --</i> We spotted Gigabyte's new AORUS X470 Gaming 7 WiFi motherboard here at CES 2018. These new motherboards will debut in the April …

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AMD Slashes Ryzen CPU Prices to Take On Intel's Coffee Lake - ExtremeTech

AMD Slashes Ryzen CPU Prices to Take On Intel’s Coffee Lake<p>By on January 9, 2018 at 7:06 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on …

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AMD’s 2018 roadmap: Desktop APUs in February, second-generation Ryzen in April | Ars Technica

AMD will fill important gaps in its processor line-up, but Vega’s rollout will remain limited.<p>AMD has used CES to lay out its plans for 2018. Over …

CES 2018: AMD unveils new Ryzen CPUs and Nvidia takes gaming to the big screen

The yearly tech fest that is the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) doesn’t officially start until tomorrow, but both AMD and Nvidia kicked things off …

PC Gaming

AMD unveils speedy processors and graphics chips for 2018

Advanced Micro Devices had a big comeback year in 2017 with the launch of its Ryzen processors and Vega graphics chips. And today, the company is announcing more heavy-duty computing and graphics chips coming out in 2018.<p>The chips include accelerated processing units (APUs), or desktop chips with …

Business

AMD Announces New Ryzen Processors, Here's 7 Things You Need to Know

At its tech day event in Las Vegas, AMD announced new Ryzen processors. Leading the charge are two SKUs: The Ryzen 5 2400G and the Ryzen 3 2200G. The G stands for graphics, and AMD classifies both as accelerated processing units (APUs) since they feature Vega-based integrated graphics. Specs, …

Acer’s new laptops include a liquid-cooled 2-in-1, $250 fanless Chromebook

Acer Nitro 5<p>Designed with casual gamers in mind, Acer’s Nitro 5 lineup has been given a slight upgrade over its predecessors, with the latest AMD …

Laptops

Meet MSI's new Mini-ITX B350I PRO AC for tiny Ryzen

While it is not as impressive as it would be if this were a mini-ITX Threadripper board, building a motherboard that is over 50% socket may be asking …

Computer Hardware

CES 2018: The biggest news and hottest products we expect at the show

CES opens in Las Vegas next week, and you know what that means. If it fits into a PC or your pocket; if it sits on a console or kitchen counter; if it beeps, buzzes, or talks; and if it’s artificially intelligent or at least somewhat smart; it will be there, somewhere, in a great river of …

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AMD Faces a Rocky Road in Early 2018 Amid Strategic Moves by Nvidia, Intel

AMD (AMD) surged in late 2016 and early 2017 amid a wave of excitement about pending chip launches, only to see its shares then slump amid a giant …

Tech Industry

9 Best Gaming Hardware Releases In 2017

2017 will be remembered as one of the best years for games, but great tech and hardware came out as well. Microsoft and Nintendo launched new consoles that changed the way we play. A resurgence of competition in the PC hardware market gave us more performance for our dollar with new tech from AMD, …

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Motherboard of the Year: Asus Z370 Maximus X Hero

With all the new CPU platforms this year, picking just a single motherboard is difficult. We've seen plenty of great offerings for virtually every …

PC Gaming

Some Of The Best Tech Picks From Ebay's Christmas Sale

eBay's running another 20% tech sale, this time running until just after Boxing Day. So if you're after a solid discount on headphones, earbuds, …

Laptops

AMD had an EPYC 2017

2017 was the year that AMD made processors exciting again.<p>This is normally the time of year when I focus on how, over the past twelve months, Apple …

Intel Corporation

Top 5 AMD B350 Motherboards

Today we're talking B350 motherboards, or more precisely what we think the best AMD B350 motherboards are across multiple categories and budgets. As …

USB Type-C

Key Reasons Why AMD Will Break Out

Shares of AMD continued to trade below $10 a share.<p>Bears in firm control of the trade but fundamentals continue to support a strong rally in AMD …

Business

AMD Plans Ryzen 2 February Launch: Intel Faces Tough 2018?

AMD looks set to offer yet more stiff competition for Intel in 2018, with the latest rumors pointing at an entirely new range of Ryzen CPUs coming as early as February.<p>Following news from motherboard manufacturers over the last couple of months, websites Moepc.net and Wccftech have posted …

Technology

Next generation of Ryzen chips arriving in February, includes 12 core/24 thread Ryzen 7 2800X for $449

AMD’s Ryzen processors have finally given people an alternative to Intel when it comes to choosing a great CPU, but even the company itself admits …

What's the Best Processor for PC Gaming? - ExtremeTech

What’s the Best Processor for PC Gaming?<p>By on December 7, 2017 at 11:07 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms …

PC Gaming

What to Expect From Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. in 2018

Can the underdog chipmaker rebound next year?<p><b>AMD</b> (NASDAQ:AMD), one of the hottest chip stocks of 2016, slumped more than 10% this year as rivals <b>Intel</b> …

Stocks

Qualcomm partners with AMD for future high-end LTE-connected PCs

Qualcomm has plans to branch into higher-end LTE-connected PCs in the future courtesy of a partnership with AMD.<p>The company announced the …

Mobile

AMD and Qualcomm join forces to power higher-end connected PCs

Qualcomm may have found a worthy ally in its quest to take on the PC market. After unveiling a new stable of Snapdragon 835-powered "Always Connected" PCs from HP and ASUS, the chip-maker revealed a surprise partner: AMD. The two companies are teaming up to make Always Connected PCs on AMD's …

AMD and Qualcomm team up for always-connected notebooks

Today we’re hearing about a team up that may seem out of left field for some. AMD and Qualcomm have announced a new partnership that will see the two …

Mobile

What you can buy instead of an iPhone X in South Africa

Apple launched the iPhone X in South Africa yesterday.<p>The 64GB and 256GB versions of the device are priced at R20,499 and R23,999 respectively, and …

Oculus Rift

Intel's New Core i5-8250U is a Huge Upgrade Over Older 7th Generation CPUs - ExtremeTech

Intel’s New Core i5-8250U is a Huge Upgrade Over Older 7th Generation CPUs<p>By on November 22, 2017 at 1:37 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions …

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Asus Strix doubles down on AMD with first eight-core Ryzen laptop

The new Asus Strix GL702ZC is the world’s first Ryzen laptop to leverage a full eight-core desktop CPU from that lineup. Paired with an AMD RX 580 …

Laptops

Upgrade My PC Please! Season 1 finale: It's a wrap!

Over the past three months we’ve looked at 50 computers and upgraded 10 of them based on your guidance and voting.<p>The final winner of Season 1 is JC …