Radeon RX Vega 64 & Radeon RX Vega 56 unveiled by AMD.

It has been a long and wild journey to AMD’s Radeon RX Vega but one must admit that the wait is worthy. AMD hosted an event in LA, California and eventually named it Ryzen Tech Day 2017 where they flew out a massive number of journalist around 100 of them from YouTubers to Bloggers to analysts for their media coverage and wide promotion. From the event, many Bloggers have followed the environment judgmentally and published their versions and after reading and tallying a long way finally I planned to put…

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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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Ryzen (Zen) details officially released at AMD’s New Horizon Event

Ryzen and AM4 It is pronounced ‘Rye-zen.’ As of this time AMD has released specs for only their highest end Ryzen SKU. Though pricing was not touched upon, we did get the confirmation that the chip is an eight core 16 thread chip, running at a minimum base clock of 3.4 GHz. AMD has not revealed what its max turbo clock will be yet. AMD also announced that the chip would have a TDP of 95 watts. The CPU also features 4mb of L2 cache and 8+8 MB of L3…

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Zen to launch at $499; beats $999 5960x

AMD Zen 8 Core SR7 Flagship To Sell For $499, Boost To 3.5Ghz & Outperform Intel’s $999 i7 5960X As indicated by a new leak, AMD’s up and coming Zen SR7 8 core flagship CPU will supposedly sell for $499 and beat Intel’s 8 core i7 5960X. Designing examples of AMD’s most recent Zen correction have been spotted and they include a 3.2Ghz core clock and a 3.5Ghz turbo boost. A significant change over the past samples which were running at more unassuming 2.8Ghz core and 3.2Ghz turbo boost. This…

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AMD’s Zen Rumored for January 17th Launch

As we inch ever closer to AMD’s Zen launch, more and more information seems to be slipping through the cracks. This time, MAXSUN, an AMD China partner (poised to provide customers with AM4 platform motherboards) is the source of the proverbial leak, with information that, if true, is sure to stir the pot of bubbling Zen excitement even more. While most rumours have pointed to AMD showing off Zen at CES in January, the actual launch apparently won’t be happening until 17th of January. Performance levels for the price are…

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48 Cores And 96 Threads, AMD’s ” Starship ” CPU

More Cores Please : ZEN is all set to make it’s debut in 2017. ZEN’s 32 cores and 64 thread server CPU is expected to launch at the same time as the mainstream versions. Codenamed ” Naples “,  the  X86, 64 thread beast is ZEN’s most ridiculous offering when it comes to sheer numbers. But, the surprises have just started. According to Fudzilla, a 48 core 96 threads, beast ! is in the works. After staying dormant for a long time, AMD’s CPU department is has roared into life in recent…

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Deciphering the Crypt : Zen Microarchitecture Explained

AMD has stirred in a lot of discussion and clamor with the official announcement and performance reveal of their latest and greatest CPU architecture i.e. Zen. The most flatulent claims that have been made so far include 6900k level performance at similar clock speeds which AMD demonstrated with a Blender test at a side event, this Wednesday. All of this sounds alluring enough for any computer hardware enthusiast out there, but how exactly has AMD achieved such escalated levels of performance? It is fairly certain that there must be some…

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AMD Zen 8 Core and 4 Core CPU Specs Leaked

Information on AMD’s highly anticipated lineup of 14nm Zen Processors can now be found online due to a leak. Judging from these leaked specs, the CPUs are undoubtedly powerful. The Zen CPU microarchitecture took 4 years to build up. The fruition of this building stage was led by the renounced CPU architect Jim Keller. He was the pioneer behind AMD’s most successful and competitive CPU architechture in the history of the company. These were the original Athlon, K7 and the Athlon64, K8, micro-architectures. Till now, there was a noticeable absence…

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