ASUS updates a number of AM4/Ryzen motherboards with AGESA 1071 for upcoming CPU’s

ASUS updates a number of  Ryzen motherboards with AGESA 1071 At the time of Ryzen release, AMD promised a long life for the AM4 platform by offering future CPU support. This ensured a healthy upgrade cycle for its users, unlike the boys in blue. There were rumors of a new AGESA update coming in the forums promising some new features and added stability. Now we know that the new AGESA is indeed real and it adds support for upcoming future Ryzen CPUs on the AM4 platform, like the Raven Ridge APUs…

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AMD announces their newest Ryzen Mobile CPUs for Notebooks

We witnessed the demand for laptops and notebooks over the past decade so closely into the PC market.AMD was, however, delivering their newest architecture for the time being which was not up to the expectation to what Intel offered.Recently we have seen a huge improvement in AMD’s architecture and market plans and their significance counts very much. Speaking of these milestones what AMD has achieved in recent times with Ryzen is unimaginable.They are proud to announce a mobile solution for the same, laptops and notebooks, which suffices the ‘mobile’ category…

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Mid Range 1080p Gaming PC Build

With Diwali Season soon upon us, people will be out to buy new PCs for themselves or for their loved ones. AMD and Intel in the CPU space has a wide array of products to choose from. In this article, we present the gaming pc which can run games at 1080p 60 at High/ultra settings and also not break your bank. This PC offers the best ratio between Cost and Performance. This PC is also capable of some light 1440p gaming as well. NOTE: Techarx is not sponsored by any…

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Ryzen ThreadRipper : AMD’s HEDT Champion

AMD has been a busy company recently. The stellar launch of Ryzen 7, 5 and 3 series CPUs has brought them back into the consumer CPU market again and now they are aiming for the HEDT platform, a market that has been primarily never seen AMD competition. AMD’s Ryzen Threadripper chips could very well be the most powerful consumer CPU ever introduced when it releases in August. With up to 16 cores and 32 threads, Threadripper gives the high-performance Intel products currently dominating high-end desktops something to worry about. The…

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AMD Ryzen Review: featuring the R7 1700X

Ryzen : A Small history behind the phenomenon After 5 years , of waiting we finally have the AMD Ryzen processors featuring the AMD “Zen” core. It brings AMD back to the competitive paradigm. In this article, we try to explore in depth at least some parts of the execution engines that went inside the successful product. The development of Zen started in 2012 when Jim Keller was rehired from Apple. Jim is a chip veteran, with successful and revolutionary processors under his name, like the AMD K-7 and the…

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AMD releases Ryzen AGESA 1.0.0.6 update

Since the release of the Ryzen 7 parts, AMD had promised future updates for its brand new architecture. As of now, AMD is keeping their word with their new AGESA update. In AMD’s latest update they have released a lot of information on their new AGESA 1.0.0.6 “AMD Generic Encapsulated System Architecture” update, which is designed to add additional overclocking support to AMD Ryzen motherboards and offer support for a wider range of memory DIMMs.This new update also enables IOMMU groups, which will be very useful for those that want…

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AMD Ryzen5 to launch on April 5 ; 6 core for $219

Just over three weeks after taking the world by storm with its high-end Ryzen 7 CPUs, AMD is ready to cement its return to form with four more mid-range models under the Ryzen5 brand. The company had previously announced a Q2 2017 target for the launch of Ryzen5, and there is now a specific date: April 11. Ryzen5 Whereas Ryzen 7 was AMD’s main attack on high-performance x86 and a shot across the bow against Intel’s high-end desktop platform, Ryzen 5 is targeted more at mainstream users. The goal here…

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AMD re enters the CPU Arena with Ryzen ! Challenges Intel’s $1000 chip

Since the days of the initial Athlon, AMD’s hold on the CPU market has been shaky. This was compounded by the fact that for the last 5 years, AMD had neither upgraded their chipset nor their CPU offerings. The Piledriver Architecture was also never competitive compared to the core I7 line of CPUs from Intel. But this trend seems to be changing starting March 2nd with the release of Ryzen. At a press preview in San Francisco, company President and CEO Lisa Su announced that AMD has exceeded its stated…

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Ryzen to launch before March 3rd, Meeting Q1 Target

Thanks to some sleuthing from various readers, AMD has unintentionally spilled the beans with respect to the official Ryzen release date. While they haven’t particularly given a correct date, the discussion to be given by AMD at the yearly Game Developer Conference (GDC) says the following: Join AMD Game Engineering team members for an introduction to the recently-launched AMD Ryzen CPU followed by advanced optimization topics. The GDC occasion keeps running from February 27th to March third, and at present the AMD talk is not on the correct calendar yet,…

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