Avoid upgrading to Windows 11 if you have an AMD Ryzen CPU

Windows 11 has finally been launched and you can upgrade your PC or laptop now, but you probably shouldn’t. During the Beta phase, I noticed surprisingly few complaints about the new OS and things were looking promising, until now. AMD has reported some significant performance issues with AMD Ryzen CPUs and Windows 11 and this … Read more

AMD Ryzen 7 4700U APU vs 3700u vs Intel I7-1065G7 – AMD Ryzen 4000 Zen 2 Renoir gets leaked and benchmarked

Now all the desktop CPUs have been upgraded to Zen 2 it is time for the laptop and integrated graphics desktop chips to receive some Zen 2 love. The new CPUs move from the 12nm Zen+ core architecture to the 7nm Zen 2 cores and also feature a more modern Vega GPU with an enhanced … Read more

AMD Ryzen 9 3800X & Ryzen 7 3700X specification revealed – CES 2019

AMD is due to announce a range of new products at CES next Wednesday which almost certainly will include the latest AMD Ryzen 3000 series processors and possibly a GPU announcement. Listings for the AMD’s Ryzen 3000 series processors have appeared on e-katalog, a Russian retailer, revealing what could be the specifications of AMD’s upcoming Ryzen … Read more

AMD Ryzen 3000 & X570 Chipset to Support PCIe 4.0, Launching at Computex 2019

AMD look like they will continue to dominate with their Ryzen AM4 platform in 2019. New details of the  X570 chipset have been leaked showing some interesting features. The new information comes from several slides that have been leaked from a presentation made by Gigabyte. These slides mentioned that Matisse, the codename for the upcoming Ryzen … Read more

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2nd Gen 2990X 32-core CPU specification leaks with base 3.0GHz & boost 4.2GHz

We already knew that AMD will be releasing their second generation of Ryzen Threadripper processors, promising core/thread counts of up to 32 cores and 64 threads, a 2x boost over their previous generation.  Which looks like we are entering a core count war with Intel set to launch a 28-core CPU a chip that is likely based … Read more

Dell Inspiron 13 7000 2-in-1 Launched with AMD Ryzen 5 2500U / Ryzen 7 2700U

Dell has had a significant line-up refresh across its range recently. In particular, the latest 6 and 8-core chips are featured on the XP15, G-Series, and Alienware models. Dell has now launched new models of the Inspiron 13 7000 2-in-1 now with AMD Ryzen based chips. There will be 2 config options one based on … Read more