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There's a new batch of AMD Ryzen 5000 CPUs on the way
There's a new batch of AMD Ryzen 5000 CPUs on the way
AMD have announced six new additions to their family of Ryzen 5000 CPUs today, including their first pair of budget-focused Ryzen 3 chips.
MSI rolls out a BIOS update to fix AMD USB issues, but it’s still in beta
MSI rolls out a BIOS update to fix AMD USB issues, but it’s still in beta
MSI is the first manufacturer to roll out a new BIOS update containing AMD's AGESA 1.2.0.2 firmware, which should fix intermittent USB issues for those running a Ryzen 5000 CPU on a 500 series motherboard.
AMD launches new Ryzen 5000 G-series APUs, promising to 'make it available to DIYers this year'
AMD launches new Ryzen 5000 G-series APUs, promising to 'make it available to DIYers this year'
The new chips are OEM-only right now, but AMD is promising that later this year we'll be able to buy the Zen 3 APUs on their own.
There are still deals to be had on gaming PCs, like this $1,515 AMD Ryzen machine with an RTX 3070
AMD's Ryzen 9 5900 would be the best gaming CPU if they existed and we could actually buy one
AMD's Ryzen 9 5900 would be the best gaming CPU if they existed and we could actually buy one
The cheaper 12-core chip would be the base for a great AMD gaming PC, for the DIY as well as pre-built market.
The AMD Zen 4 iGPU rumours could really hit Intel where it hurts
The AMD Zen 4 iGPU rumours could really hit Intel where it hurts
Unless Alder Lake can get Intel back on track, AMD's Ryzen 7000 chips could be another nail in its coffin.
Alienware is launching its first AMD-based gaming laptop in over 10 years
Alienware is launching its first AMD-based gaming laptop in over 10 years
The new Alienware m15 Ryzen Edition gaming laptops are going to turn some heads.
AMD admits Ryzen 5000 CPU exploit could leave your PC open to hackers
AMD admits Ryzen 5000 CPU exploit could leave your PC open to hackers
Zen 3's PSF branch prediction means your system could be left wide open to virtual attacks.
This AMD Ryzen gaming PC with a GeForce RTX 3060 is available for $1,230
This AMD Ryzen gaming PC with a GeForce RTX 3060 is available for $1,230
A nice mid-range setup for 1080p and 1440p gaming with real-time ray tracing, and it's in stock (for now).
New AMD Ryzen APUs may offer a GPU fix during the global shortage
Intel's Core i5-11600K strikes back at AMD's Ryzen 5 5600X
Intel's Core i5-11600K strikes back at AMD's Ryzen 5 5600X
After their 10th Gen Comet Lake CPUs got well and truly whomped by AMD's Ryzen 5000 series at the end of last year, Intel have come back fighting with the launch of their 11th Gen Rocket Lake CPUs.
Intel's Core i9-11900K might be down to 8 cores, but its gaming performance is still just as quick
Intel's Core i9-11900K might be down to 8 cores, but its gaming performance is still just as quick
When AMD launched their Ryzen 5000 series last year, it quickly became apparent that throwing more cores and threads at a game didn't necessarily result in significantly faster frame rates.
Get ready for a gorgeous 14-inch Razer AMD Ryzen gaming laptop
Get ready for a gorgeous 14-inch Razer AMD Ryzen gaming laptop
Twitter rumours of a Ryzen 9 5900HX machine tally with our own sources.
NZXT throws Ryzen owners a bone with its first AMD motherboard
NZXT throws Ryzen owners a bone with its first AMD motherboard
NZXT's introductory AMD motherboard is based on the B550 chipset.
Novatech Reign Sentry Echelon gaming PC review
Novatech Reign Sentry Echelon gaming PC review
Packing AMD's Ryzen 5 5600X and Radeon RX 6700 XT this is an ode to team red.
Unreleased AMD Ryzen 3 5300G chip pops up on eBay for $177
Unreleased AMD Ryzen 3 5300G chip pops up on eBay for $177
The second Zen 3 APU to appear on eBay in as many months.
Alienware Aurora Ryzen Edition gaming PC review
Alienware Aurora Ryzen Edition gaming PC review
Alienware's new Aurora Ryzen Edition R10 houses the next generation of AMD goodness.
The AMD Ryzen-powered Aya Neo handheld gaming PC is quite popular
The AMD Ryzen-powered Aya Neo handheld gaming PC is quite popular
At the start of last year, the Alienware Concept UFO teased us with the possibility of a true handheld gaming PC, but with "no plans to announce it as a formal product" as of 2021, we're stuck sitting on the best gaming chair, hunched over our mouse and keyboard.
This handheld AMD Ryzen gaming PC from Aya will go on sale later today
This handheld AMD Ryzen gaming PC from Aya will go on sale later today
Or early tomorrow, March 6, if you're outside the US.
AMD boosts Ryzen 3000 CPU performance with Smart Access Memory
AMD boosts Ryzen 3000 CPU performance with Smart Access Memory
The Nvidia 3070-rivalling RX 6700 XT might be the headliner of AMD's latest livestream, but there's also good news if you're rocking a Ryzen 3000 series CPU, as the older processors now support Smart Access Memory (SAM).
AMD just enabled Smart Access Memory for the Ryzen 3000 Series
AMD just enabled Smart Access Memory for the Ryzen 3000 Series
Today marked the reveal of the Radeon RX 6700 XT, but Team Red enthusiasts also received word of an exciting new feature coming to the Ryzen 3000 Series of CPUs.
AMD are bringing Smart Access Memory to Ryzen 3000 CPUs
AMD are bringing Smart Access Memory to Ryzen 3000 CPUs
Get up to 16% more performance when paired with an RX 6000 GPU
AMD Ryzen 3000 CPUs get go-ahead for performance boosting Smart Access Memory
AMD Ryzen 3000 CPUs get go-ahead for performance boosting Smart Access Memory
It's an easy switch, providing you've got all the component parts required.
This Ryzen desktop with an RTX 3070 for $1,550 is in stock, but probably not for long
This Ryzen desktop with an RTX 3070 for $1,550 is in stock, but probably not for long
Buying a prebuilt is the best way to get your hands on a GeForce RTX 30 series graphics card.
This AMD Ryzen gaming laptop with a GeForce RTX 3070 for $1,290 is a steal
This AMD Ryzen gaming laptop with a GeForce RTX 3070 for $1,290 is a steal
You'd be hard pressed to find a cheaper laptop with a GeForce RTX 3070 inside.
These leaked AMD Zen 4 server specs have us salivating for Ryzen 6000
These leaked AMD Zen 4 server specs have us salivating for Ryzen 6000
Zen 4 looks to be as much the upgrade as Zen 3, and then some.
AMD Ryzen 5000 Series processors are in stock for MSRP at various online retailers
AMD Ryzen 5000 Series processors are in stock for MSRP at various online retailers
Chip shortages for computer components are pretty common knowledge at this point.
Intel claims your PCIe 4.0 SSD will run faster on Rocket Lake than an AMD system
Intel claims your PCIe 4.0 SSD will run faster on Rocket Lake than an AMD system
Rocket Lake will make PCIe Gen 4 SSDs fly faster than Ryzen, Intel says.
This 6-core AMD Ryzen laptop packs in a GTX 1650 and 120Hz screen for just $599
This 6-core AMD Ryzen laptop packs in a GTX 1650 and 120Hz screen for just $599
Save $300 on Gateway's value oriented Creator Series laptop with a fast display.
Those little Intel Alder Lake cores could be what gives it the edge over AMD's Ryzen 9 5900X
Those little Intel Alder Lake cores could be what gives it the edge over AMD's Ryzen 9 5900X
With Skylake-level performance, Alder Lake's little cores could be the unsung heroes of the innovative new architecture.
This software is the kick your AMD Ryzen CPU needs to reach 5GHz
This software is the kick your AMD Ryzen CPU needs to reach 5GHz
ClockTuner for Ryzen says 5GHz is possible after all, and only a couple of clicks away.
Leaked Core i7 11700K results show AMD Ryzen is still the CPU to beat in 2021
Leaked Core i7 11700K results show AMD Ryzen is still the CPU to beat in 2021
But it's still "the most powerful Intel processor in gaming" so far, as well as one of the most power hungry.
Elusive Ryzen 7 5800X is available from AMD, get it while you can
Unreleased AMD Ryzen 7 5700G chip listed on eBay for $500
Unreleased AMD Ryzen 7 5700G chip listed on eBay for $500
One of the worst AMD deals of all time.
Best gaming motherboard – the top motherboard for games in 2021
Best gaming motherboard – the top motherboard for games in 2021
Looking for the best gaming motherboard for your rig? With the recent arrival of the AMD Ryzen 5000 series CPUs and Intel Core 9000 series CPUs, there are lots of new motherboards on the market and you may not know what you're looking for anymore.
Best CPU deal today: the AMD Ryzen 7 5800X is just £420 right now
Best CPU deal today: the AMD Ryzen 7 5800X is just £420 right now
The best computer processor deal we've found today.
This is why Intel is beating AMD Ryzen on price and availability
This is why Intel is beating AMD Ryzen on price and availability
It's not been an easy ride, but don't write off Intel just yet.
AMD’s stock shortages have helped Intel’s CPU market share bounce back
AMD’s stock shortages have helped Intel’s CPU market share bounce back
AMD has made leaps and bounds when it comes to its new Ryzen processors, dominating the market with some of the best gaming CPUs you can buy right now.
New Ryzen laptops: AMD Ryzen 5000 mobile CPU release dates, specs, and performance
New Ryzen laptops: AMD Ryzen 5000 mobile CPU release dates, specs, and performance
Ryzen 5000 Mobile shapes up to be the best CPU to pair with RTX 30-series mobile GPUs.
You’ll struggle to get AMD CPUs and GPUs until July, according to CEO
You’ll struggle to get AMD CPUs and GPUs until July, according to CEO
Following on from Nvidia's disappointing revelation that GPU stock would continue to fall short during the first quarter of 2021, we've now heard similar words from AMD's CEO, Lisa Su (via Tom's Hardware), indicating that Ryzen CPUs and Radeon GPUs will continue to be difficult to get hold of until July under the current projection. In AMD's 2020 financial year report, Su stated that shortages were caused by excessive demand, affecting the availability of the best gaming CPUs, best graphics cards, and the AMD-powered Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5 consoles.
Nvidia’s RTX 3000 laptop benchmarks are up to 48% better than the previous gen
Nvidia’s RTX 3000 laptop benchmarks are up to 48% better than the previous gen
New gaming laptops with mobile versions of Nvidia's best graphics cards are starting to come to market now, and we've had the first glimpse of how they might compare to their desktop counterparts, thanks to Twitter leakers 9550pro and Harukaze5719. Starting off with an unknown gaming laptop packing Nvidia's mobile RTX 3060 card combined with an AMD Ryzen 7 5800H, there's a graphics score given of 8,843 in 3DMark Time Spy.
Get an RTX 3060 Ti and Ryzen 5600X mini PC for £1099
Get an RTX 3060 Ti and Ryzen 5600X mini PC for £1099
With Ryzen 5000 processors and RTX 30-series graphics cards extremely hard to come by right now, thanks to minimal supply and an incredible amount of demand, turning to a pre-built PC is becoming one of the only ways to get your hands on the latest hardware at a (somewhat) reasonable price.
We actually found some AMD Ryzen 5000 CPUs in stock with Game Pass & Far Cry 6
We actually found some AMD Ryzen 5000 CPUs in stock with Game Pass & Far Cry 6
These days it’s nothing short of a miracle to score some of the latest gaming hardware that takes performance to all new highs.
Intel and Nvidia Are Probably Not Colluding to Keep AMD Out of Gaming Laptops
Intel and Nvidia Are Probably Not Colluding to Keep AMD Out of Gaming Laptops
If you’ve visited the AMD subreddit, the Linus Tech Tips forums, or elsewhere over the last several months, you might have come across a conspiracy theory that Intel and Nvidia struck a secret deal with one another to keep higher-end GPUs out of AMD Ryzen 4000-series laptops.
AMD addresses Ryzen and Radeon supply limitations during CES 2021
AMD addresses Ryzen and Radeon supply limitations during CES 2021
Things have been pretty wild over the past several months when it comes to gaming performance.
The best gaming laptops of CES 2021: Asus, Lenovo, MSI and more
The best gaming laptops of CES 2021: Asus, Lenovo, MSI and more
This week's CES trade show saw the announcement of dozens of new gaming laptops, many with brand-new AMD Ryzen 5000 processors, RTX 30-series graphics cards or both.
AMD's new 65W Ryzen 5000 desktop chips are for OEMs only
AMD's new 65W Ryzen 5000 desktop chips are for OEMs only
Lower TDPs could make for some sleek but powerful gaming PCs.
There are AMD Ryzen 5000 laptop chips still using the slower Zen 2 architecture instead of Zen 3
There are AMD Ryzen 5000 laptop chips still using the slower Zen 2 architecture instead of Zen 3
The Ryzen 5000 mobile U-series is a mixed bag of architectures: Zen 3 and Zen 2.
AMD at CES 2021: Ryzen 5000 processors for laptops announced
AMD at CES 2021: Ryzen 5000 processors for laptops announced
AMD was the second big chipmaker to deliver a CES 2021 press conference, with Team Red announcing new Ryzen 5000 series processors for laptops while teasing new Radeon graphics cards and Big Navi on laptops coming soon.
AMD's new Ryzen 9 5900HX laptop chip topples Intel's top CPU for portable gaming
Intel demos Alder Lake CPU with new enhanced 10nm SuperFin process. Are we on SuperFin+ now?
Intel demos Alder Lake CPU with new enhanced 10nm SuperFin process. Are we on SuperFin+ now?
Alder Lake's risky hybrid architecture aims to compete with AMD's high core count Ryzen chips.
AMD views Ryzen 5000 CPU temperatures up to 95C as ‘typical and by design’
AMD views Ryzen 5000 CPU temperatures up to 95C as ‘typical and by design’
Higher temps mean Zen 3 can boost higher and longer.
Building a compact AMD Ryzen PC? ASRock's B550M Steel Legend is on sale for $110
Building a compact AMD Ryzen PC? ASRock's B550M Steel Legend is on sale for $110
Save $45 on this micro ATX motherboard built for overclocking.
Looking for an ultra-cheap gaming laptop? Lenovo's IdeaPad 3 is on sale for $379
Looking for an ultra-cheap gaming laptop? Lenovo's IdeaPad 3 is on sale for $379
Save $120 on this laptop with a Ryzen 5 3500U and enjoy some lightweight gaming.
Building a high-end streaming PC? AMD’s Ryzen 9 3950X is on sale for $695 with Far Cry 6
Building a high-end streaming PC? AMD’s Ryzen 9 3950X is on sale for $695 with Far Cry 6
Get a discount on what was AMD's top consumer CPU until a little while ago.
German retailer tips a gaming laptop with a Ryzen 7 5800H CPU and RTX 3080 mobile GPU
German retailer tips a gaming laptop with a Ryzen 7 5800H CPU and RTX 3080 mobile GPU
It looks like the latest generation AMD CPUs and Nvidia GPUs are getting ready to be ported over to mobile.
Asus adds AMD Ryzen 5000 CPU support to 400-series motherboards ahead of schedule
Asus adds AMD Ryzen 5000 CPU support to 400-series motherboards ahead of schedule
Your options for building with Zen 3 just got a lot broader.
AMD’s mobile Zen 3 CPU benchmark suggests it could rival Intel’s i7-10700K
AMD’s mobile Zen 3 CPU benchmark suggests it could rival Intel’s i7-10700K
AMD's Ryzen 5000 series CPUs landed in November, but we've yet to see what the red team has in store for its next-generation mobile line-up.
The AMD Ryzen 4000 H-Series raises the bar for gaming laptops
The AMD Ryzen 4000 H-Series raises the bar for gaming laptops
The Ryzen™ 4800H makes a formidable team with the MSI Bravo 15 Gaming Laptop.
Unofficial support for AMD Ryzen 5000 CPUs on X370 motherboards spied
Unofficial support for AMD Ryzen 5000 CPUs on X370 motherboards spied
Along with A320 support rolling out from ASRock itself—naughty.
Intel's new Rocket Lake CPU is still 11% slower than AMD's top Ryzen 5000-series chip
Thousands upon thousands of AMD Ryzen 5000 CPUs are flooding into retail pre-Christmas
Save $400 on an HP Omen Gaming Laptop and Play Some Darn Video Games for Once
Save $400 on an HP Omen Gaming Laptop and Play Some Darn Video Games for Once
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This Cyber Monday gaming PC deal with AMD inside for $1,020 is a steal
This Cyber Monday gaming PC deal with AMD inside for $1,020 is a steal
Save $180 on this gaming PC with a Ryzen 7 3800X and have an upgrade path to the Ryzen 5000 series.
Save $300 on HP Omen's AMD Ryzen gaming PC with an RTX 2060
Save $300 on HP Omen's AMD Ryzen gaming PC with an RTX 2060
Mixing Nvidia and AMD together for a great Cyber Monday gaming PC deal
How and where to buy an AMD Ryzen 5000-series CPU
How and where to buy an AMD Ryzen 5000-series CPU
A pre-built PC might be your best chance to grab a Ryzen 9 5950X, Ryzen 9 5900X, Ryzen 7 5800X, or Ryzen 5 5600X.
This $400 Ryzen HP laptop is the perfect budget option for students and parents
This $400 Ryzen HP laptop is the perfect budget option for students and parents
If you don't plan on playing games, this is a great laptop.
Tiny PC from ASRock brings Ryzen 4000 to the party
Tiny PC from ASRock brings Ryzen 4000 to the party
Small, perfectly formed, powerful.
Save $30 with this MSI B550 Tomahawk motherboard Black Friday deal
Save $30 with this MSI B550 Tomahawk motherboard Black Friday deal
Down to just $150, this is a super board to pair with a Ryzen 5000 CPU
There's $300 off this Black Friday gaming PC with an RTX 3070 AND a Ryzen 5600X
Black Friday motherboard deal: save $40 on MSI's MPG X570 Gaming Edge WiFi
Black Friday motherboard deal: save $40 on MSI's MPG X570 Gaming Edge WiFi
This high-end motherboard for AMD's Ryzen CPUs is down to just $170 with this deal.
Cheap gaming laptop deal: this HP Pavilion with a GTX 1650 is only $450
Cheap gaming laptop deal: this HP Pavilion with a GTX 1650 is only $450
Save $250 on a budget gaming laptop with a 6-core/12-thread Ryzen CPU and discrete GPU.
New AMD undervolting tool boosts Ryzen 5000 performance by 10 percent
This Asus gaming laptop has a Ryzen CPU and 16GB RAM for only $850
This Asus gaming laptop has a Ryzen CPU and 16GB RAM for only $850
A fantastic deal for anyone on a tighter budget.
We love this Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 gaming laptop and you will too for $1,200
We love this Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 gaming laptop and you will too for $1,200
Save $250 on this fast laptop with a Ryzen 9 4900HS, RTX 2060 Max-Q, and 120Hz display.
An air-cooled Radeon RX 6800 XT just set a single-GPU 3DMark record
An air-cooled Radeon RX 6800 XT just set a single-GPU 3DMark record
The overclocked also used a Ryzen 9 5950X cooled with liquid nitrogen to achieve the top score.
MSI’s AM4 motherboards go cheap in Ebuyer's early Black Friday deals
MSI’s AM4 motherboards go cheap in Ebuyer's early Black Friday deals
Want one of AMD’s new Ryzen 5000 CPUs but haven’t decided on a motherboard to pair it with? A handful of MSI’s compatible AM4 500-series boards have been on the business end of some early price-chopping courtesy of Ebuyer, so now might be a good time to make your move.
Ryzen 5000 CPU support for older AMD motherboards has begun rolling out ahead of schedule
Ryzen 5000 CPU support for older AMD motherboards has begun rolling out ahead of schedule
ASRock is first out of the gate, and Asus will follow suit in a couple of weeks.
AMD Ryzen 9 5950X review
AMD Ryzen 9 5950X review
The flagship of the Ryzen 5000 range dominates, but only makes sense if you can use all those mega fast cores.
Don't want to wait for a Ryzen 5000 CPU? Intel's Core i9 9900K is only $320 right now
Don't want to wait for a Ryzen 5000 CPU? Intel's Core i9 9900K is only $320 right now
Ryzen 5000 CPUs are hard to find, and if you're antsy to build a new gaming PC, the 9900K is in stock and deeply discounted.
Pro overclocker modded an Intel cryo cooler to run on a Ryzen 9 5950X because why not
Pro overclocker modded an Intel cryo cooler to run on a Ryzen 9 5950X because why not
Der8auer had to make a special bracket to fit the TEC cooler on AMD hardware, and then run the software from an Intel PC.
What motherboard do I need for my Intel or AMD Ryzen CPU?
What motherboard do I need for my Intel or AMD Ryzen CPU?
Your motherboard and CPU are two of the most important parts of your PC, but untangling the mess of motherboard sockets, chipsets and which ones work with which processors can be a nightmare, regardless of whether you’re building a PC for the first time or upgrading your system for the first time in years.
Get Far Cry 6 for free with select AMD Ryzen CPUs
Get Far Cry 6 for free with select AMD Ryzen CPUs
AMD have announced a new free game bundle for their Ryzen gaming CPUs.
Corsair's new gaming PC has all the hardware you can't buy right now
Corsair's new gaming PC has all the hardware you can't buy right now
Buying a prebuilt is your best chance at getting a Ryzen 5000 series CPU and GeForce RTX 30 series GPU.
AMD Ryzen 5000 was the 'fastest-selling CPU launch' for one UK retailer
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X review
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X review
The Ryzen 5 5600X may be the runt of the Zen 3 family, but it delivers where it counts most: gaming.
AMD Ryzen 5000 undervolting will return better than ever in future update
AMD Ryzen 5000 undervolting will return better than ever in future update
Look out for a brand new AGESA update with the new undervolting feature and more.
Phison's new SSD controller means we're already close to the limits of PCIe 4.0 speed
Buy an AMD Ryzen 5000 Series CPU for just 80% over MSRP on eBay
Buy an AMD Ryzen 5000 Series CPU for just 80% over MSRP on eBay
The scalpers did it again, but don’t give up hope yet on getting your hands on some next generation hardware this year.
AMD's Ryzen 5000 is crushing the CPU opposition, but what can Intel do to fight back?
AMD's Ryzen 5000 is crushing the CPU opposition, but what can Intel do to fight back?
Grab a class of your favourite tipple, kick back and listen to us putting the CPU world to rights.
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X review
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X review
The Ryzen 7 5800X impresses with its performance, but stumbles on value.
AMD Ryzen 5000 isn't hitting its full memory potential at launch
AMD Ryzen 5000 isn't hitting its full memory potential at launch
If you've been eyeing up 4000MHz DDR4, you probably want to wait for the BIOS updates.
With its Ryzen 5000 CPUs AMD has won the battle, but the war with Intel is just beginning
G.Skill launches 4,000MHz RAM for lucky AMD Ryzen 5000 CPU owners
G.Skill launches 4,000MHz RAM for lucky AMD Ryzen 5000 CPU owners
Or start building out your AMD gaming PC while you wait for stock to return.
Forget Big Navi, AMD are aiming for ray tracing processors
Forget Big Navi, AMD are aiming for ray tracing processors
Today might be the launch of AMD’s new Ryzen 5000 CPUs (and you can read my Ryzen 5 5600X review and Ryzen 9 5900X review if you missed them earlier), but the company already have their sights set on what’s coming next, and that’s ray tracing capable processors.
AMD on why it didn't go for 5GHz with Ryzen 5000: 'we always want to deliver on our promises'
AMD on why it didn't go for 5GHz with Ryzen 5000: 'we always want to deliver on our promises'
AMD's Joe Macri talks about why the Ryzen 9 5950X sits at a tantalising close 4.9GHz clock speed but no further.
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X review
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X review
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X review specs: Cores / Threads: 6 / 12 Base clock speed: 3.7GHz Boost clock speed: 4.6GHz Motherboard socket: AM4 Motherboard chipset: B550/X570 Cooler included: Wraith Stealth Overclockable: Yes TDP: 65W Price: £280 / $299 When AMD first unveiled their Ryzen 5000 CPUs at the beginning of October, their new Zen 3 […]