AMD has released its latest chipset driver for Ryzen systems with AM4 and HEDT TRX40 sockets. The chipset update—version 18.104.22.1688 brings new power plan optimisations and bug fixes, amongst other things.
AMD has unveiled its highly anticipated AMD Ryzen 5000 Series desktop processor lineup powered by the new “Zen 3” architecture. The new processor family offers up to 16 cores, 32 threads and 72MB of cache, headlined by the AMD Ryzen 9 5950X.
It’s incredible how much the semiconductor space, specifically in desktop computing, has changed over the past few years. Intel has been a dominant player for the better part, until AMD’s Zen and subsequently Zen 2 architecture came into the picture. For the longest time, quad-core processors ruled the roost. Now we’re talking six, eight, ten cores, and more. Most importantly, prices have been driven down to the benefit of consumers.
Shenzhen-based Colorful, manufacturer of motherboards, graphics cards, and computer components, has introduced its new line-up of AMD B550 mid-tier motherboards. The new motherboards boast 10-phase power design, support for PCI-Express 4.0, making them the first mid-tier motherboards to feature the next-generation PCIe Gen4. The new boards are designed for 3rd generation Ryzen 3000 Series processors, including the recently launched Ryzen 3000XT Series.
There is no stopping the Ryzen factory as AMD announces three new additions to its 3rd Gen Ryzen desktop processor family. Targeted at enthusiasts, gamers, and content creators, the new AMD Ryzen 9 3900XT, Ryzen 7 3800XT, and Ryzen 5 3600XT feature higher boost frequencies with better single-threaded performance and power efficiency than its competitors.