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 Zen To Deliver Twice The Performance Of An FX 8350

AMD Zen To Deliver Double The Performance Of FX 8350 Rumours surrounding AMD’s much anticipated Zen architecture have been making rounds for a while. Recently, AMD has revealed that an upcoming Zen processor will have double the performance of the FX 8350. If this is true, the new processor will then compete head to head with Intel’s 5960X Extreme Edtion.Also, Images of AMD’s “Summit” die has been revealed. Summit will be the basis of the next generation high performance FX Zen CPUs. Leaks regarding the launch of AMD Zen surfaced many a…

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AMD announces CPU Road map for 2016-17; new CPU lineup and socket detailed.

Apart from the announcements in their graphics portfolio AMD has a lot to say about their cpu lineup. Firstly, they are projecting a higher IPC increase(upto 40%) in Zen Cores than the previous Dozer family. Zen the brain child of AMD’s own Jim Keller is said to be AMD’s last chance at gaining a respectable position after their near failure on the CPU arena. With Zen AMD is expecting a 40% IPC increase and a new socket called AM4 which will also support DDR4. One good thing to note will…

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