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Unannounced Ryzen Mobile, Desktop, and Threadripper chips show up in AMD product list

AMD recently launched the first of its 2nd-gen Ryzen processors for desktops, promising that the new chips would bring better performance, higher clock speeds, and reduced cache and memory latency, among other things. At launch, the company is shipping 4 new processors, two hexa-core chips and two octa-core variants. But the folks at VideoCardz¬†were looking […]

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2nd-gen AMD Ryzen chips for desktops coming April 19th for $199 and up

AMD’s 2nd-gen Ryzen processors for desktop computers are up for pre-order starting today and they’ll be available starting April 19th. The new chips come in 6-core and 8-core variants, use have TDPs between 65 watts and 105 watts and sell for between $199 and $329. The new chips include a number of updates over the […]

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AMD roadmap: 2nd-gen Ryzen chips and Ryzen desktop CPUs with integrated Radeon graphics

AMD is outlining its plans for 2018, and along with introducing new Ryzen Mobile processors, the company plans to bring its first Ryzen desktop chips with integrated graphics to market. AMD has long used its graphics technology to help differentiate its chips from Intel’s. But while the first laptop chips based on the company’s Zen […]

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Next-gen AMD Ryzen desktop chips coming in early 2018

2017 is the year AMD chips became viable alternatives to their Intel counterparts again, and not just cheaper options. The company’s new Ryzen chips based on Zen architecture offer huge performance gains over previous-generation AMD chips as well as improved efficiency. So while Ryzen desktop and mobile chips aren’t always quite as fast as comparable […]