AMD Ryzen 8000G: preliminary lineup and graphics performance

As the announcement of Ryzen 8000G hybrid chips for the Socket AM5 desktop platform approaches, more and more leaks about the upcoming series of AMD APUs are coming. This time, the Persian trading platform Sakhtafzarmag became the source of preliminary information with technical specifications. The future APUs will be based ... Read more

Amazon has introduced a new device for accessing the virtual desktop

Amazon has introduced the WorkSpaces Thin Client, a new device for accessing a virtual workspace based on the Fire TV Cube. The new device was introduced in response to customer requests to replace PCs and laptops with cheaper hardware. WorkSpaces Thin Client costs only $195, while full-fledged computers cost companies ... Read more

The Xerox Alto in a 1979 advertisement that predicts the future

It’s amazing how accurately this 1979 Xerox Alto computer commercial predicts the future. Here you have email newsletters, the first WYSIWYG editor, a laser printer, an Ethernet network, a calendar with reminders, and even the forerunner of the modern language model. It is worth reminding that it was in the ... Read more

NVIDIA postpones release of new AI chip aimed at China until 2024

NVIDIA has informed customers in China that it is postponing until early 2024 the release of a new AI chip that the company developed to comply with US export restrictions, writes Reuters with reference to informed sources. According to them, it is the H20 chip. It is considered to be ... Read more

PlayStation 5 Slim will go on sale in Europe on November 29, 2023

Sony has opened pre-orders for the updated PlayStation 5 Slim in Europe. You can order the console from the PlayStation Direct online store or from third-party retailers. The public sale will start on November 29, 2023. Prices for the PlayStation 5 Slim vary by country and configuration. The version with ... Read more

ASUS announces Dual GeForce RTX 4060 Ti SSD with M.2 connector for NVMe drives

ASUS has officially launched its latest development with interesting functionality. The Dual GeForce RTX 4060 Ti SSD graphics card is equipped with an M.2 slot and allows you to connect a high-speed NVMe drive. This concept was first shown by the developers back in early July, and now the company ... Read more

Here he comes again. Overclocked Ryzen Threadripper Pro 7995WX scores over 200K points in Cinebench R23

We don’t know about current successes in the field of workstations, but the new Ryzen Threadripper Pro 7995WX has already earned overclockers’ favor. As it turned out, the 96-core flagship of the lineup has a remarkable frequency potential, so it was only a matter of time before enthusiasts became particularly ... Read more

Intel Lunar Lake-MX: mobile plans for the future

As Intel prepares for the presentation of the Meteor Lake mobile chip line, slides with architectural and technical features of the next generation processors – Lunar Lake-MX – have been leaked online. The latter will have a TDP of 8-30 W and are designed for systems with low power consumption. ... Read more

Will dual-core Athlon 3000Gs still be relevant at the end of 2023? AMD has no doubt about it

AMD’s recent intentions and actions give no reason to doubt that the company plans to continue supporting the Socket AM4 desktop platform. We recently learned that the manufacturer is going to expand the Ryzen 5000X3D chip line, and now we have information about additional attention to one of the most ... Read more

AMD Ryzen Threadripper Pro 7995WX breaks Cinebench records after overclocking and consumes almost 1 kW

The recently introduced Ryzen Threadripper Pro 7000 line of workstation processors surprises with its equipment. The top-of-the-line Ryzen Threadripper Pro 7995WX model has as many as 96 compute cores, 384 MB of L3 cache, 128 PCI-E 5.0 bus lines, and a TDP of 350 watts. An equally impressive price tag ... Read more

Intel Application Optimization improves performance in games, but there are nuances

During the presentation of the 14th Generation Core desktop processors, one of the features of the new CPUs that developers drew attention to was support for Intel Application Optimization (Intel AOP). The mechanism allows you to optimize the load between heterogeneous processor cores to increase performance in games. Immediately after ... Read more

ASUS motherboard stylized as Evangelion attracted a lot of attention due to a bug

The ROG Maximus Z790 Hero Eva-02 Edition motherboard from ASUS has attracted a lot of attention from the community, but it’s because of a very unobvious problem. The developers misspelled the word Evangelion and wrote EvangeNlion instead. As reported by PC Gamer, the misspelling was initially also seen on the ... Read more

Intel has fixed an issue that was causing very strange processor behavior

On Tuesday, Intel released a microcode update that fixed a bug in CPUs that attackers could exploit against cloud hosts, reports ArsTechnica. This bug, designated CVE-2023-23583, affected almost all modern Intel processors. According to one of Google’s security researchers, Tavis Ormandy, the bug caused processors to “enter a state of ... Read more

AMD prepares Socket AM4 boost: Ryzen 7 5700X3D and Ryzen 5 5500X3D processors with 96 MB L3

It seems that AMD intends to extend the life cycle of the Socket AM4 platform by increasing the range of chips with 3D V-Cache buffer, which are very good at gaming tasks. New AM4 Ryzen 7 5700X3D and Ryzen 5 5500X3D are coming ? 🧐🧐🧐5700X3D: 8C/16T, 4.1GHz/3.0GHz, 96MB L3 cache,5500X3D: ... Read more

GIGABYTE reveals AMD Ryzen 8000G processors availability dates

Motherboard manufacturers are actively preparing for the release of Ryzen 8000G desktop processors. AMD has preliminarily sent out AGESA microcode to prepare updated BIOS versions supporting the expected APUs. So far, the official launch dates for the new processors for the Socket AM5 platform have not been made public, ... Read more

Diamond Foundry tests the use of diamonds to reduce the temperature of processors and video cards

Diamond Foundry, a company specializing in diamond technology, is experimenting with using diamonds to reduce the temperature of high-performance processors and video cards, writes The Wall Street Journal. The company reported that its tests on an undisclosed high-end NVIDIA graphics accelerator that used synthetic diamond wafers yielded impressive results. In ... Read more

AMD prepares to release Ryzen 8000G series desktop APUs

AMD plans to update its range of desktop processors by offering a new line of hybrid chips with quite powerful integrated graphics. Future APUs will belong to the Ryzen 8000G line. 【NDA ㊙】AMD 最近更新了 AGESA Combo AM5 PI Firmware,增加了 AM5 APU處理器的支援性。據台灣主機板商向 HKEPC 透露,AMD 已提供 ES 樣品進行測試,並收到消息很大可能命名為 Ryzen 8000G 系列,目前已知有 ... Read more

PC of the month (November 2023)

The second half of autumn is usually a period of price stabilization in the PC component market. The new products presented the day before have been available on online platforms for some time now, and the most impatient buyers have spent a lot of money to please the clever traders. ... Read more

GeForce RTX 40 SUPER graphics cards are expected at CES 2024

The GeForce RTX 40 series of graphics cards will not change this year, but next year the line of desktop graphics adapters should be expanded with RTX 40 SUPER modifications with improved performance. CES — kopite7kimi (@kopite7kimi) November 5, 2023 According to leaks from Kopite7kimi, who has previously been accurate ... Read more

11 bit announces cooperation with AMD and demonstrates The Invincible trailer in 8K

Polish developer and publisher 11 bit studios has announced the expansion of cooperation with AMD aimed at technological development and mutual support. This cooperation applies to both the company’s upcoming projects, such as Frostpunk 2, The Alters, Codename Project 8, and games that will be released this year – The ... Read more

ARM has made a strategic investment in Raspberry Pi

ARM has announced a strategic investment in Raspberry Pi. The corporation has acquired a minority stake in Raspberry Pi, expanding the successful long-term partnership between the two companies. According to the corporation, this investment further strengthens a partnership that began in 2008 and has resulted in the release of many ... Read more

Samsung plans to raise prices for flash memory chips. Will SSDs become more expensive?

It seems that flash memory manufacturers are serious about reversing the current trends in the NAND chip market. The suspension of production and the unloading of flash chip inventories are fueling demand for the necessary components. So, manufacturers who were forced to endure a period of low prices for flash ... Read more

AMD unveils Ryzen 7040U processors with Zen 4 + Zen 4c architecture: main features

AMD has expanded its series of mobile processors Ryzen 7040U, adding the Ryzen 5 7545U model to the lineup and Ryzen 3 7440U with a hybrid layout, which for the first time combines computing cores with Zen 4 and Zen 4c architectures. Such a conventionally “heterogeneous” combination is partly reminiscent ... Read more

Intel and AMD hope for PC market recovery thanks to AI PC

Intel and AMD’s profit growth indicates that the PC market is recovering from the pandemic. In addition, both companies’ executives hope that the integration of artificial intelligence into PCs will accelerate this growth, writes Reuters. Executives from both companies talked about the stabilization of the PC market during their earnings ... Read more

First test results of laptops with Qualcomm Snapdragon X Elite processors

Last week, Qualcomm announced the Snapdragon X Elite SoC for laptops – Snapdragon X Elite. Using its own processors with Oryon cores on the Arm architecture, the company aims to make Snapdragon X Elite a turning point for the Snapdragon brand, winning back a portion of the lucrative Windows laptop ... Read more