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2021 Acer Nitro 5 : Ryzen 9 + RTX 3080 FTW!

2021 Acer Nitro 5 : Ryzen 9 + RTX 3080 FTW!

Acer just introduced the 2021 Nitro 5 gaming laptop, powered by Ryzen 9 and GeForce RTX 3080!

Here is what you need to know about this new super-fast Acer Nitro 5 gaming laptop!

 

2021 Acer Nitro 5 : Ryzen 9 + RTX 3080 FTW!

The 2021 Acer Nitro 5 just got a MASSIVE upgrade! You can now opt for the AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX mobile processor, and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 graphics!

It even comes with two DDR4-3200 slots with up to 32 GB memory, and two M.2 slots of PCIe NVMe SSDs! On top of that, it comes with Wi-Fi 6 and Killer Ethernet E2600 connectivity built-in.

The 2021 Nitro 5 boasts a 15.6-inch IPS display with a 165 Hz refresh rate with a QHD resolution, or a stupendously fast 360 Hz refresh rate with a FHD resolution. Both options offer a 3 ms response time for minimal ghosting.

To ensure the 2021 Nitro 5 can withstand even the most intense gaming sessions, it features a revamped thermal system with dual fans and four exhaust fans. On top of that, Acer CoolBoost and NitroSense lets you monitor fan speed, and increase it when you need that extra performance.

It also comes with a multitude of ports – a USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type C port, a USB 3.2 Gen 2 port with power off charging capability, two USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports, and HDMI 2.1 port and a 3.5 mm audio jack.

The 2021 Acer Nitro 5 gaming laptop sure looks fantastic, doesn’t it?

 

2021 Acer Nitro 5 : Specification Comparison!

Acer is introducing six variants, in three phases, and here are their key specifications :

 

2021 Acer Nitro 5 : Pre-Order Deals!

As part of their Zero to Nitro campaign, Acer Malaysia is offering these pre-order deals for the 2021 Nitro 5!

27 to 29 April 2021

Get RM 200 TNG e-Wallet top-up, a Predator Hybrid Backpack, a Predator Galea 350 gaming headset and a Predator Mousepad worth RM 967 when you purchase :

  • Acer Nitro 5 with AMD Ryzen R7 and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 [8GB RAM, 512GB PCIe SSD, 15.6” 144Hz FHD] @ RM 4,899

You can pre-order it at the Shopee Official Store and Acer e-store!

10 to 12 May 2021

Get RM 200 TNG e-Wallet top-up, a Predator Utility Backpack, a Predator Galea 350 gaming headset and a Predator Mousepad worth RM 967 when you purchase :

  • Acer Nitro 5 with AMD Ryzen R7 and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 [16GB RAM, 512GB PCIe SSD, 15.6” 144Hz FHD] @ RM 5,799
  • Acer Nitro 5 with AMD Ryzen R7 and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 [16GB RAM, 512GB PCIe SSD, 15.6” 165Hz QHD] @ RM 6,399
  • Acer Nitro 5 with AMD Ryzen R7 and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 [16GB RAM, 1TB PCIe SSD, 15.6” 165Hz QHD] @ RM 8,999

You can pre-order them at the Shopee Official Store, Acer Certified Store – NBP and Acer e-store!

 

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AMD Smart Access Memory (Resizable BAR) Guide

Find out what AMD Smart Access Memory is all about, and how to turn it on for a FREE BOOST in performance!

 

Smart Access Memory : PCIe Resizable BAR for AMD!

Smart Access Memory is AMD’s marketing term for their implementation of the PCI Express Resizable BAR (Base Address Registers) capability.

What does that mean exactly?

CPUs are traditionally limited to a 256 MB I/O memory address region for the GPU frame buffer. This of it as an “data dump” for stuff like textures, shaders and geometry.

Since this “data dump” is limited to 256 MB, the CPU can only send texture, shader and geometry data as and when the GPU requires them.

This introduces some latency – delay from when the GPU requires the data, and the CPU send them.

Turning on Resizable BAR or Smart Access Memory greatly expands the size of that data dump, letting the CPU directly access the GPU’s entire frame buffer memory.

Instead of transferring data when requested by the GPU, the CPU processes and stores the data directly in the graphics memory.

Graphics assets can be transferred to graphics memory in full, instead of in pieces. In addition, multiple transfers can occur simultaneously, instead of being queued up.

While this AMD graphic above suggests that Smart Access Memory will widen the memory path (and thus memory bandwidth) between the CPU and GPU, that is not true.

Smart Access Memory / Resizable BAR will not increase memory bandwidth.

What it does is let the CPU directly access the entire GPU frame buffer memory, instead of using the usual 256 MB “dump”. That reduces latency because the graphics assets are now accessible by the GPU at all times.

 

AMD Smart Access Memory : Performance Gains

According to AMD, enabling Smart Access Memory will give you a small but free boost of 5% to 11% in gaming performance.

Here is a summary of the test results from our article, RX 6800 XT Smart Access Memory Performance Comparison!

You can expect up to 16% better performance in some games, but no effect in certain games. But overall, you get a free boost in performance. There is simply no reason not to enable Smart Access Memory.

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AMD Smart Access Memory : Requirements

Since Smart Access Memory is just an AMD implementation of PCI Express Resizable BAR. Therefore, it can be be implemented for all PCI Express 3.0 and PCI Express 4.0 graphics cards and motherboards.

However, AMD is currently limiting it to a small subset of components, having validated it only for their new Ryzen 5000 series CPUs, select Ryzen 3000 Series Processors and Radeon RX 6000 series graphics cards.

So this is what you currently require to enable AMD Smart Access Memory :

Hardware

Software

  • AMD Radeon Software Driver 20.11.2 or newer
  • Latest Motherboard BIOS (AMD AGESA 1.1.0.0 or newer)

AMD currently recommends these X570 motherboards, because they have updated BIOS available :

 

AMD Smart Access Memory : How To Enable It?

If you have all of those supported components above, and updated your motherboard BIOS, you need to manually enable Smart Access Memory.

Now, the method will vary from motherboard to motherboard, and it probably won’t even be called Smart Access Memory.

Instead, look for variations of Above 4G Decoding, or Resizing BAR, or Resizable BAR, or Re-Size BAR Support.

AMD Generic Method

AMD has provided these generic steps to enable Smart Access Memory :

  1. Enter the System BIOS by press <DEL> or <F12> during the system startup.
  2. Navigate to the Advanced Settings or Advanced menu.
  3. Enable “Above 4G Decoding” and “Re-Size BAR Support“.
  4. Save the changes and restart the computer.

Step-by-Step Method For ASUS Crosshair VIII Hero

In our guide, we are using the ASUS CROSSHAIR VIII Hero (AMD X570) motherboard, as an example :

  1. First you will need to turn off CSM (Compatibility Support Module), or make sure it’s disabled.Go to the Boot menu and look for a CSM / Compatibility Support Module option.

  1. Set CSM (Compatibility Support Module) to Disabled.

  1. Go to the Advanced menu and look for the PCI Subsystem. In other motherboards, look for PCIe / PCI Express configuration options.

  1. Enable Above 4G Decoding.

  1. This will give you access to the Re-Size BAR Support option. Set it to Auto.

  1. Now go to the Exit menu, and select Save Changes & Reset.

  1. It will ask you to confirm the changes. Just verify both, and click OK.

After the motherboard reboots, AMD Smart Access Memory (PCIe Resizable BAR) will be enabled for your Ryzen 5000 series CPU and Radeon RX 6000 series graphics card!

 

CSM Warning For GIGABYTE AORUS X570 Master

AMD currently recommends these X570 motherboards, because they have updated BIOS available :

CSM is disabled by default for the ASUS, ASRock and MSI motherboards. However, it is enabled by default in the GIGABYTE AORUS X570 Master.

If you installed Windows without first turning CSM off, it will be configured as non-UEFI. It will NOT boot if you enable Resizable BAR Support (Smart Access Memory).

You will need to reinstall Windows with CSM support disabled.

 

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Smart Access Memory Now Enabled For Ryzen 3000 CPUs!

AMD just enabled Smart Access Memory for select Ryzen 3000 desktop processors!

Find out what Smart Access Memory does, and how to enable it for a FREE boost in performance!

 

Smart Access Memory Now Enabled For Ryzen 3000 CPUs!

When AMD launched the Radeon RX 6700 XT graphics card, they also mentioned that Smart Access Memory is now enabled for Ryzen 3000 desktop processors, except :

  • AMD Ryzen 5 3400G
  • AMD Ryzen 3 3200G

This would give those older processors a small but FREE boost in performance, when paired with Radeon RX 6000 series graphics cards and AMD 500 series motherboards.

To enable Smart Access Memory for your Ryzen 3000 / 5000 series PC, please follow the steps! 

Unfortunately, AMD has not enabled Smart Access Memory for Radeon RX 5000 series graphics cards, or AMD 400 series motherboards yet.

Recommended : AMD Smart Access Memory (Resizable BAR) Guide

 

Smart Access Memory : How Does It Boost Ryzen 3000 Performance?

Smart Access Memory is AMD’s marketing term for their implementation of the PCI Express Resizable BAR (Base Address Registers) capability.

What does that mean exactly?

CPUs are traditionally limited to a 256 MB I/O memory address region for the GPU frame buffer. This of it as an “data dump” for stuff like textures, shaders and geometry.

Since this “data dump” is limited to 256 MB, the CPU can only send texture, shader and geometry data as and when the GPU requires them.

This introduces some latency – delay from when the GPU requires the data, and the CPU send them.

Turning on Resizable BAR or Smart Access Memory greatly expands the size of that data dump, letting the CPU directly access the GPU’s entire frame buffer memory.

Instead of transferring data when requested by the GPU, the CPU processes and stores the data directly in the graphics memory.

Graphics assets can be transferred to graphics memory in full, instead of in pieces. In addition, multiple transfers can occur simultaneously, instead of being queued up.

While this AMD graphic above suggests that Smart Access Memory will widen the memory path (and thus memory bandwidth) between the CPU and GPU, that is not true.

Smart Access Memory / Resizable BAR will not increase memory bandwidth.

What it does is let the CPU directly access the entire GPU frame buffer memory, instead of using the usual 256 MB “dump”. That reduces latency because the graphics assets are now accessible by the GPU at all times.

 

Smart Access Memory For Ryzen 3000 : Requirements

This is what you currently require to enable AMD Smart Access Memory for Ryzen 3000 desktop processors :

Hardware

Software

  • AMD Radeon Software Driver 20.11.2 or newer
  • Latest Motherboard BIOS (AMD AGESA 1.1.0.0 or newer)

AMD currently recommends these X570 motherboards, because they have updated BIOS available :

 

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2021 HP OMEN 15 (Valkyrie) Gaming Laptop Preview!

HP just unveiled their 2021 OMEN 15 gaming laptop, codenamed Valkyrie – powered by both AMD and NVIDIA!

 

2021 HP OMEN 15 (Valkyrie) Gaming Laptop

Codenamed Valkyrie, the 2021 HP OMEN 15 gaming laptop is a 15.6-inch laptop built with serious gaming in mind, with a sleek and modern minimalistic design!

15.6-inch IPS Display

The 2021 HP OMEN 15 comes with a large 15.6-inch IPS display, with a Full HD resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

You can opt for a 144 Hz refresh rate, as well as a premium 144 Hz display with 300 nits brightness and 72% NTSC colour gamut.

Gaming Performance

The 2021 HP OMEN 15 is powered by the latest AMD Ryzen 5000 series processor, and paired with up to the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 graphics!

It is kept cool by the OMEN Tempest Cooling Technology, with 3-sided venting and 5-way airflow, to ensure maximum performance even during prolonged gaming sessions!

Memory + Storage

The 2021 HP OMEN 15 comes with up to 16 GB of DDR4-3200 memory, in dual-channel mode for maximum performance.

You can equip it with up to a 1 TB PCIe NVMe TLC SSD, or up to two 256 GB SSDs in RAID 0 mode for super-fast transfers.

Connectivity

The 2021 HP OMEN 15 comes with Gigabit LAN wired connectivity built in, and offers either Intel Wi-Fi 6 or Realtek Wi-Fi 5 wireless connectivity.

Audio

You do not have to rely on headphones for maximum gaming enjoyment. The new OMEN 15 comes with Bang & Olufsen speakers and support for DTS:X Ultra!

Gaming Keyboard

The 2021 HP OMEN 15 comes with an island-style backlit keyboard with integrated numeric keypad.

You have the option of simple dragon red backlighting, or RGB backlighting with 4 independent zones.

 

2021 HP OMEN 15 (Valkyrie) : Specifications + Options

The 2021 HP OMEN 15 gaming laptop comes with these specifications and configuration options :

Specifications 2021 HP OMEN 15
Display 15.6-inch Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)
Display Options 144 Hz, 300 nits, 72% NTSC
144 Hz, 250 nits, 45% NTSC
60 Hz, 250 nits, 45% NTSC
Operating System Microsoft Windows 10 Professional
Microsoft Windows 10 Home
CPU Options AMD Ryzen 9 5900H
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
AMD Ryzen 5 5600H
AMD Ryzen 7 4800H
AMD Ryzen 5 4600H
Memory Options Up to 16 GB DDR4-3200
GPU Options NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti
Storage Options Up to 1 TB PCIe NVMe TLC SSD
Up to 2 x 256 GB PCIe NVMe TLC SSDs
Card Reader SD card reader
Audio Bang & Olfusen dual speakers
DTS:X Ultra support
Networking Gigabit LAN
Wireless Options Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX200 (2×2) and Bluetooth 5.0
Realtek Wi-Fi 5 (2×2) and Bluetooth 5.0
I/O Ports 1 x USB 3.0 Type C with DisplayPort 1.4
1 x USB 3.0 Type A with Sleep + Charge
2 x USB 3.0 Type A
1 x RJ45 LAN port
1 x headphone / mic combo port
1 x Mini DisplayPort
1 x HDMI 2.0a
Camera HD camera with dual-array digital mic
IR thermal sensor
Keyboard Options 1-zone dragon red backlit keyboard
4-zone RGB backlit keyboard
Touchpad HP Imagepad Touchpad
Battery Options 6-cell Li-Po, 70.9 Wh
3-cell Li-Po, 52.5 Wh
Charger 150 / 200 watt charger
Dimensions 357.96 mm wide
239.7 mm deep
22.5 mm thick
Weight 2.37 kg

 

2021 HP OMEN 15 : Price + Availability

The new HP OMEN 15 gaming laptop has a starting price of RM 3,899 (about US$965 / £684 / A$1,220 / S$1,272).

It comes with 2-years of Accidental Protection Damage warranty, and is available from the HP Online Store in Malaysia right now.

Here are purchase options in other countries :

 

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Precision Boost Overdrive 2 : Adaptive Undervolting Comes To Ryzen!

AMD just introduced Precision Boost Overdrive 2 (PBO2), which introduces adaptive undervolting for Ryzen processors, amongst other improvements.

Find out what Precision Boost Overdrive 2 offers, and what effect it has on performance of AMD Ryzen 5000 series processors!

 

Precision Boost Overdrive 2 : Improved Overclocking + Adaptive Undervolting!

Precision Boost Overdrive is the dynamic overclocking capability built into AMD Ryzen processors, with these features :

  • raises socket power limit
  • raises motherboard VRM limit
  • can override max boost frequency
  • primarily designed to improve multi-thread performance

Precision Boost Overdrive 2 (PBO2) comes with all of the original PBO features, as well as these new features :.

  • improved single-thread performance
  • adds adaptive undervolting capability
  • adds standalone undervolting capability for AMD Ryzen 5000 Series processors
  • improved performance per watt.
  • can lower operating temperatures.
  • ability to customise voltages and frequencies to a specific processor.

 

Precision Boost Overdrive 2 : Curve Optimizer

The new adaptive undervolting capability in Precision Boost Overdrive 2 (PBO2) is achieved through the Curve Optimizer.

The new Curve Optimizer tells the firmware what window of undervolting is desired, and adapts to both light and heavy workloads.

Undervolting, however, will not be done with raw millivolts. Instead, it will be applied with “counts“.

  • 1 Count is approximately 3 mV ~ 5 mV. This range means less undervolting during high loads, and more undervolting when the load is lower.
  • You can adjust the voltage by +/- 30 Counts. 30 Counts would be a range of 90~150 mV.
  • The adjustments can be applied per core, or on all cores.

The Curve Optimizer algorithm is adaptive – so it will automatically underplot when the circumstances are suitable, and restore voltage when it needs to.

 

Precision Boost Overdrive 2 : Performance Boost

According to AMD, PBO2 offers better single-threaded performance than the original PBO.

Enabling it will let the Ryzen 7 5800X deliver 2.6% better 1T performance in CINEBENCH R20, while the Ryzen 9 5900X delivers 2% better 1T performance.

Hardly earth-shattering performance, but hey, it’s free!

Multi-threaded performance also gets a small but nice boost from PBO2.

AMD says the Ryzen 7 5800X should get a 2.2% boost, while the Ryzen 9 5900X gets a very nice 10% boost in multi-threaded performance!

 

Precision Boost Overdrive 2 : System Requirements

Here are the system requirements for Precision Boost Overdrive 2 to work :

  • AMD Ryzen 5000 Series desktop processor
  • AMD 500 or 400 Series motherboard
  • Motherboard BIOS based on AMD AGESA 1.1.8.0 or later

The PBO2 update is available for all AMD Ryzen 5000 Series desktop processors through a motherboard BIOS upgrade available in December 2020.

 

AMD Ryzen 5000 Series Processors : Where To Buy?

AMD Ryzen 9 5950X

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

AMD Ryzen 7 5800X

AMD Ryzen 5 5600X

 

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AMD Zen 3 Tech Report : What’s New, What’s Unchanged?

Take a look at what’s new in the AMD Zen 3 microarchitecture, and what they borrowed from the last-gen Zen 2 microarchitecture!

 

AMD Zen 3 Architecture

Codename Vermeer, Zen 3 is the next evolution of the AMD Zen architecture.

While it obviously borrowed considerably from the existing Zen 2 architecture, AMD says it is a ground-up redesign that with major performance and functionality improvements in every area of the core.

These architectural changes allow Zen 3-based processors, like the Ryzen 5000 series, to deliver a 19% improvement in instructions per clock (IPC).

Front-End Enhancements

  • Faster fetching, especially for branchy and large-footprint code
  • L1 branch target buffer doubled in size to 1024 entries for better prediction latency
  • Improved branch predictor bandwidth
  • Faster recovery from misprediction
  • “No bubble” prediction capabilities to make back-to-back predictions more quickly and better handle branchy code
  • Faster sequencing of op-cache fetches
  • Finer granularity in switching of op-cache pipes

Execution Engines

  • Reduce latency and enlarge structures to extract higher instruction-level parallelism (ILP)
  • New dedicated branch and st-data pickers for integer, now at 10 issues per cycle (+3 vs. Zen 2)
  • Larger integer window at +32 vs. Zen 2
  • Reduced latency for select float and int operations
  • Floating point has increased bandwidth by +2 for a total of 6-wide dispatch and issue
  • Floating point FMAC is now 1 cycle faster

Load Store

  • Larger structures and better prefetching to support the enhanced execution engine bandwidth
  • Overall higher bandwidth to feed the appetite of the larger/faster execution resources
  • Higher load bandwidth vs. Zen 2 by +1
  • Higher store bandwidth vs. Zen 2 by +1
  • More flexibility in load/store operations
  • Improved memory dependence detection
  • +4 table walkers in the TLB

SOC Architecture

  • Reduce dependency on main memory accesses, reduce core-to-core latency, reduce core-to-cache latency.
  • Unify all cores in a CCD into a single unified complex consisting of 4, 6, or 8 contiguous cores
  • Unify all L3 cache in a CCD into a single contiguous element of up to 32 MB
  • Rearchitect core/cache communication into a ring system

 

AMD Zen 3 SoC Design

In addition to micro architectural improvements, Zen 3 (Vermeer) also features SoC design changes.

In Zen 2, each CCD (Compute Die) is made up of two CCX (core complexes), each with a 16 MB L3 cache.

Zen 3 uses a unified complex, in which each CCD now contains a single CCX with a unified 32 MB L3 cache.

This unified CCD design completely eliminates CCX-to-CCX communication, greatly improving core-to-core latency.

On the other hand, AMD reused the chiplet design, with one or two CCDs (fabricated on 7 nm) paired with a 12 nm IOD (I/O Die).

Reads from CCD to IO are still 2X write, to conserve die area and transistor budget. And it uses the same IOD from Matisse (Zen 2).

 

AMD Zen 3 Transistor Count + Die Size

The new Zen 3 CCD has 4.15 billion transistors, with a die size of 80.7 mm². That’s up from the 3.8 billion transistors and a die size of 74 mm² for the Zen 2 CCD.

The Matisse-era IOD remains the same – 2.09 billion transistors, with a die size of 125 mm².

They will both be manufactured using the same 7 nm TSMC process for CCD, and 12 nm Global Foundries process for IOD.

Core Die Zen 3 Zen 2
Process 7 nm TSMC
Transistors 4.15 billion 3.8 billion
Die Size 80.7 mm² 74 mm²
I/O Die Zen 3 Zen 2
Process 12 nm GoFlo
Transistors 2.09 billion
Die Size 125 mm²

 

AMD Zen 3 Precision Boost : No Change

Precision Boost 2 in Zen 3 remains the same as that of Zen 2, just with higher frequencies to “play with”.

It is an opportunistic boost algorithm that drives the loaded cores to the highest possible frequency, until it hits any one of these limits :

  • socket power
  • VRM thermal limit
  • VRM current limit
  • maximum clock speed

Precision Boost 2 will dynamically analyse and boost or dither the core clock speeds every 1 ms using the Infinity Fabric command and control functions.

In this example of the new Ryzen 9 5900X with a base clock of 3.7 GHz and a boost clock of 4.8 GHz, Precision Boost 2 will typically result in frequencies of 4.4 GHz to 4.6 GHz, even with 24 threads running at the same time.

 

AMD Zen 3 Voltage Range : No Change

Despite the changes in the microarchitecture and SoC design, Zen 3 processors will continue to be engineered with the same voltage range as Zen- and Zen 2-based processors.

The typical voltage range will vary according to usage, but basically, Zen 3 processors, like the Ryzen 5000 series, will support 0.2 V to 1.5 V.

 

AMD Zen 3 Temperature Range : No Change

AMD Zen 3-based processors will also have the same temperature ranges as Zen- and Zen 2-based processors.

Note : The temperature range below assumes an enclosed chassis, and an air-conditioned room.

 

AMD Zen 3 Memory Overclocking : No Change

Only the Zen 3 core chiplet die (CCD) is new in the Ryzen 5000 series processors. They continue to use the same IO die (IOD) as the 3rd Gen Ryzen processors.

Therefore, the relationship between Infinity Fabric Clock (fclk), Memory Controller Clock (uclk) and Memory Clock (mclk) remains the same.

For optimal performance, they are synchronous – in a 1:1:1 ratio. But users can choose a 1:1:2 ratio if they have trouble overclocking memory.

 

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AMD Ryzen 9 5950X In-Depth Review : 16-Core Behemoth!

Built on the new Zen 3 architecture, the AMD Ryzen 9 5950X promises to offer unparalleled 16-core, 32-thread performance!

Take a look at its performance in our in-depth review, and find out why we gave it our Reviewer’s Choice Award!

 

AMD Ryzen 5000 Series : Built On Zen 3

The AMD Ryzen 5000 series is designed using the new AMD Zen 3 architecture, which promises to deliver 19% more instructions per cycle (IPC) over the last generation, thanks to these new features :

  • improved load / store performance and flexibility
  • double the size of directly-accessible L3 cache per core
  • a unified 8-core complex (CCX) with direct access to the 32 MB L3 cache
  • wider issue in floating point and integer engines
  • Zero Bubble branch prediction

The new architecture also reduces memory latency through improved core and cache communication, and offer a higher maximum boost clock.

This allows the Ryzen 5000 series desktop processors to deliver up to 2.8X more performance-per-watt versus the competition.

 

AMD Ryzen 9 5950X : Price + Availability

The AMD Ryzen 9 5950X processor is available for sale starting 5 November 2020, at these RRP inclusive of tax, in Malaysia :

  • Malaysia : RM 3,699 (~US$889) inclusive of 6% tax
  • United States : RM 799

Note : It comes with a free copy of Far Cry 6

Here are some online purchase options :

 

AMD Ryzen 9 5950X : Specifications

Here is how the AMD Ryzen 9 5950X compares to the other Ryzen 5000 series processors :

Ryzen 9
5950X
Ryzen 9
5900X
Ryzen 7
5800X
Ryzen 5
5600X
Process 7 nm (CCD) + 12 nm (IOD)
Transistor
+ Die Size
CCD : 4.15 billion, 80.7 mm²
IOD : 2.09 billion, 125 mm²
Chiplets 2 x CCD
1 x IOD
1 x CCD
1 x IOD
Cores / Threads 16 / 32 12 / 24 8 / 16 6 / 12
Base Clock 3.4 GHz 3.7 GHz 3.8 GHz 3.7 GHz
Boost Clock 4.9 GHz 4.8 GHz 4.7 GHz 4.6 GHz
L1 Cache 1 MB 768 KB 512 KB 384 KB
L2 Cache 8 MB 6 MB 4 MB 3 MB
L3 Cache 64 MB 32 MB
TDP 105 W 65 W
Cooler None Wraith
Stealth

 

Unboxing The AMD Ryzen 9 5950X

The AMD Ryzen 9 5950X comes in a slimmer box, because it doesn’t come with any bundled cooler.

The last-generation Ryzen 9 3900X, you may recall, came with the Wraith Prism cooler.

 

The AMD Ryzen 9 5950X Up Close!

The AMD Ryzen 9 5950X has sixteen Ryzen processor cores, with a 3.4 GHz base clock, and a 4.9 GHz boost clock.

It has a 105 watt TDP, and supports SMT (simultaneous multi-threading), which means it can handle up to 32 threads simultaneously.

Like the 3rd Gen Ryzen, it has 512 KB L2 cache per core, for an 8 MB L2 cache size; and a massive 64 MB L3 cache.

The AMD Ryzen 9 5950X can be installed unto existing AMD 500 series motherboards, and later, the AMD 400 series as well, after a simple BIOS update.

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AMD Zen 3 Architecture

Codename Vermeer, Zen 3 is the next evolution of the Zen architecture, delivering a 19% improvement in instructions per clock (IPC) through these improvements :

Front-End Enhancements

  • Faster fetching, especially for branchy and large-footprint code
  • L1 branch target buffer doubled in size to 1024 entries for better prediction latency
  • Improved branch predictor bandwidth
  • Faster recovery from misprediction
  • “No bubble” prediction capabilities to make back-to-back predictions more quickly and better handle branchy code
  • Faster sequencing of op-cache fetches
  • Finer granularity in switching of op-cache pipes

Execution Engines

  • Reduce latency and enlarge structures to extract higher instruction-level parallelism (ILP)
  • New dedicated branch and st-data pickers for integer, now at 10 issues per cycle (+3 vs. Zen 2)
  • Larger integer window at +32 vs. Zen 2
  • Reduced latency for select float and int operations
  • Floating point has increased bandwidth by +2 for a total of 6-wide dispatch and issue
  • Floating point FMAC is now 1 cycle faster

Load Store

  • Larger structures and better prefetching to support the enhanced execution engine bandwidth
  • Overall higher bandwidth to feed the appetite of the larger/faster execution resources
  • Higher load bandwidth vs. Zen 2 by +1
  • Higher store bandwidth vs. Zen 2 by +1
  • More flexibility in load/store operations
  • Improved memory dependence detection
  • +4 table walkers in the TLB

SOC Architecture

  • Reduce dependency on main memory accesses, reduce core-to-core latency, reduce core-to-cache latency.
  • Unify all cores in a CCD into a single unified complex consisting of 4, 6, or 8 contiguous cores
  • Unify all L3 cache in a CCD into a single contiguous element of up to 32MB
  • Rearchitect core/cache communication into a ring system

 

AMD Zen 3 SoC Design

In addition to micro architectural improvements, Zen 3 (Vermeer) also features SoC design changes.

In Zen 2, each CCD (Compute Die) is made up of two CCX (core complexes), each with a 16 MB L3 cache.

Zen 3 uses a unified complex, in which each CCD now contains a single CCX with a unified 32 MB L3 cache.

This unified CCD design eliminates CCX-to-CCX communication, greatly improving core-to-core latency.

On the other hand, AMD reused the chiplet design, with one or two CCDs (fabricated on 7 nm) paired with a 12 nm IOD (I/O Die).

Reads from CCD to IO are still 2X write, to conserve die area and transistor budget. And it uses the same IOD from Matisse (Zen 2).

The new Zen 3 CCD has 4.15 billion transistors, with a die size of 80.7 mm². The Matisse-era IOD remains the same – 2.09 billion transistors, with a die size of 125 mm².

 

AMD Ryzen 9 5950X Benchmarking Notes

In this review, we will take a look at the content creation and gaming performance of the AMD Ryzen 7 5800X, comparing it to 6 other processors :

Cores /
Threads
Base
Clock
Boost
Clock
L2
Cache
L3
Cache
Memory
AMD Ryzen 9 5950X 16 / 32 3.4 GHz 4.9 GHz 8 MB 64 MB DDR4-3200
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X 8 / 16 3.8 GHz 4.7 GHz 4 MB 32 MB DDR4-3200
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X 8 / 16 3.6 GHz 4.4 GHz 4 MB 32 MB DDR4-3200
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X 8 / 16 3.7 GHz 4.3 GHz 4 MB 16 MB DDR4-2933
Intel Core i7-8700K 6 / 12 3.7 GHz 4.7 GHz 1.5 MB 12 MB DDR4-2666
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X 6 / 12 3.6 GHz 4.2 GHz 3 MB 16 MB DDR4-2933
AMD Ryzen 3 3300X 4 / 8 3.8 GHz 4.3 GHz 2 MB 16 MB DDR4-3200

Here are the specifications of the Intel and AMD testbeds we used.

Intel Testbed AMD Testbed
Motherboard ASUS ROG Strix Z370-F-Gaming ASUS ROG Crosshair VIII Hero
Memory G.SKILL Sniper X DDR4-3400 (8 GB x 2)
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4-3200 (8 GB x 2)
Graphics NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER (GeForce 457.09)
Storage 1 TB SanDisk Ultra 3D SSD
OS Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit)

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AMD Ryzen 9 5950X : 3D Rendering Speed

CINEBENCH R20 is a real-world 3D rendering benchmark based on the MAXON Cinema 4D animation software.

It is a great way to accurately determine the actual performance of a processor in 3D content creation.

CINEBENCH R20 Single Core Performance

This Single Core test is not reflective of real world performance, but it is useful to find out the performance of the individual core.

Like the Ryzen 7 5800X, the Ryzen 9 5950X broke past the 600 mark, and was 22.5% faster than the Ryzen 7 3700X.

Because it has a 11.4% higher boost clock, that works out to a 10% better performance per clock, over the last-generation Ryzen.

CINEBENCH R20 Multi Core Performance

The Multi Core test shows the processor’s real-world 3D rendering performance.

A score of almost 9900! That makes it 66% faster than the Ryzen 7 5800X, and 2X faster than the Ryzen 7 3700X, both 8-core, 16-thread processors.

Multi-Threading Boost

This is not a CINEBENCH benchmark result. The Multi-Threading Boost is our calculation of the performance boost that the processor’s Multi-Threading capability provides.

For some reason, the Ryzen 9 5950X doesn’t benefit at all from its SMT capability.

That’s why it only has a 66% performance advantage over the Ryzen 7 5800X, despite having twice as many cores.

 

AMD Ryzen 9 5950X : Transcoding Speed

HandBrake is a free, open-source video transcoding utility, which converts a video file from one resolution / format to another.

As you can imagine, it’s very compute-intensive, which makes it a great benchmark for multi-core processors. In our test, we converted a 4K video of 1.3 GB in size into a 1080p video (HQ1080p30).

Very nice! The AMD Ryzen 9 5950X was 30% faster than the Ryzen 7 5800X, 44% faster than the Ryzen 7 3700X and 74% faster than Ryzen 7 2700X.

 

AMD Ryzen 9 5950X : Radial Blur Speed

The radial blur filter adds the perception of motion to a picture. This is a compute-intensive operation that benefits from multiple processing cores.

This radial blur test was performed on Photoshop 2020 using a single 13.5 megapixel photo, with a filesize of 4,910,867 bytes.

This is a huge boost in performance! The AMD Ryzen 9 5950X was 87% faster than the Ryzen 7 5800X, 2.33X faster than the Ryzen 7 3700X and 2.67X faster than the Ryzen 7 2700X.

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Synthetic Game Test : 3DMark

We used 3DMark’s Time Spy and Time Spy Extreme synthetic benchmarks, which supports DirectX 12, and the latest features like asynchronous compute, and multi-threading support.

Time Spy – 2560 x 1440

The AMD Ryzen 9 5950X was 5% faster than the Ryzen 7 5800X20% faster than Ryzen 7 3700X, and 40% faster than Ryzen 7 2700X.

Of course, the CPU only has a slight influence on a game’s performance, so its effect on the overall gaming score is less significant.

Time Spy Extreme – 3840 x 2160

At the higher 4K resolution, the AMD Ryzen 9 5950X was 20% faster than Ryzen 7 5800X, 81% faster than Ryzen 7 3700X, and 2.3X faster than Ryzen 7 2700X and Core i7-8700K.

Now check out the processors’ effect on the overall gaming score… Obviously, CPU performance only has a small effect at this resolution.

 

F1 2019

F1 2019 is a racing game by Codemasters, released on 28 June 2019. We tested it on three resolutions at the Ultra High settings :

  • 1080p : 1920 x 1080 pixels
  • 1440p : 2560 x 1440 pixels
  • 2160p : 3840 x 2160 pixels

1080p Gaming Resolution

Look at that. The AMD Ryzen 9 5950X delivered 6% higher frame rates than the Ryzen 7 3700X, and 12% higher frame rates than the Ryzen 7 2700X!

1440p Gaming Resolution

At the higher 1440p resolution though, the effect of CPU performance was negligible, even with the GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER.

2160p Gaming Resolution

At 4K resolution, processor performance had no effect. The game was graphics-limited, not CPU-limited.

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World War Z

Based on the 2013 movie, World War Z is a relatively recent third-person shooter game, released in April 2019.

We tested it on three resolutions using the Vulkan API at the High settings :

  • 1080p : 1920 x 1080 pixels
  • 1440p : 2560 x 1440 pixels
  • 2160p : 3840 x 2160 pixels

1080p Gaming Resolution

Look at that! The AMD Ryzen 9 5950X topped this comparison, tying with the Ryzen 7 5800X.

It delivered 16% higher frame rates than the Ryzen 7 3700X, and 20% higher frame rates than the Core i7-8700K.

1440p Gaming Resolution

When we bumped the resolution up to 1440p, it really didn’t matter that much which processor we used. They all performed about the same.

2160p Gaming Resolution

At 4K resolution, processor performance had absolutely no effect. The game was completely graphics-limited.

 

Strange Brigade

Strange Brigade is a third-person shooter game, released in August 2018. We tested it in three resolutions using the Vulkan API at the Ultra High settings :

  • 1080p : 1920 x 1080 pixels
  • 1440p : 2560 x 1440 pixels
  • 2160p : 3840 x 2160 pixels

1080p Gaming Resolution

CPU performance had only a small effect on frame rates in Strange Brigade, even at 1080p.

1440p Gaming Resolution

At 1440p, they were virtually all equal in performance. The game was already graphics-limited.

2160p Gaming Resolution

It was the same at 4K, of course – the game was completely graphics-limited.

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Metro Exodus

Metro Exodus is a first-person shooter game, released in February 2019. We tested it in three resolutions using the Ultra settings :

  • 1080p : 1920 x 1080 pixels
  • 1440p : 2560 x 1440 pixels
  • 2160p : 3840 x 2160 pixels

1080p Gaming Resolution

Metro Exodus is graphics-intensive, so CPU performance has limited effect on its frame rate.

1440p Gaming Resolution

All of the processors performed the same at 1440p, with a slight edge to the Core i7-8700K.

2160p Gaming Resolution

At 4K, the game was completely graphics-limited, so it didn’t matter which processor we tested.

 

Ashes of the Singularity

Ashes of the Singularity is a 2016 game that supports multi-core processing and asynchronous compute.

In this game, the single core CPU performance has a significant effect on the actual frame rate.

We tested it on three resolutions using the DirectX 12 API at the High settings :

  • 1080p : 1920 x 1080
  • 1440p : 2560 x 1440
  • 2160p : 3840 x 2160

1080p Gaming Resolution

Look at that! The Ryzen 9 5950X delivered 9% higher frame rates than the Ryzen 7 5800X21% higher frame rates than the Core i7-8700K, and 23% higher frame rates than the Ryzen 7 3700X.

1440p Gaming Resolution

At 1440p, the Ryzen 9 5950X delivered 7% higher frame rates than the Ryzen 7 5800X, and 23% higher frame rates than both the Core i7-8700K and the Ryzen 7 3700X.

2160p Gaming Resolution

Even at 4K, CPU performance mattered in Ashes of the Singularity. The Ryzen 9 5950X delivered just 2% higher frame rates than the Ryzen 7 5800X, and 14% higher frame rates than both the Core i7-8700K and the Ryzen 7 3700X.

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AMD Ryzen 9 5950X : Our Verdict + Award!

Thanks to the new Zen 3 core optimisations and SoC design, the AMD Ryzen 9 5950X offers a nice leap forward in performance.

It offers significantly better single-core and multi-core performance over the last generation, offering a nice boost to both content creation and gaming performance.

As our benchmark results show, the Ryzen 9 5950X offers a large performance boost over the Ryzen 7 3700X and Ryzen 7 2700X, and even the new Ryzen 7 5800X.

With 16 cores that support up to 32 threads, it barrels through everything thrown at it without a sweat.

But while AMD has highlighted the Ryzen 9 5950X as a great processor for gaming, it’s really best for serious content creation work.

It’s not that it won’t work well in games, it’s just overkill for games.

We cannot emphasise this great point about the Ryzen 9 5950X – even though it uses a new Zen 3 microarchitecture, it continues to use the AM4 socket.

If you have an existing AMD 500 Series motherboard, you can just pop in the Ryzen 9 5950X after a BIOS upgrade.

Those on AMD 400 Series motherboards will have to wait until Q1 2020, before they receive BIOS upgrades to support Zen 3.

In our Ryzen 5 5600X and Ryzen 7 5800X reviews, we pointed out that they were priced significantly higher than their predecessors.

The AMD Ryzen 9 5950X is priced at $799 (RM3,699) – a $50 (RM550) premium over the last-generation Ryzen 9 3950X, which had a launch price of $749 (RM3,149).

But this time, it comes with a free copy of the upcoming game – Far Cry 6 Standard Edition, which is priced at $56.99.

Paradoxically, this makes the Ryzen 9 5950X the best deal of the Ryzen 5000 series, if you can afford it, of course!

That’s why we believe it deserves our Reviewer’s Choice Award. Congratulations, AMD!

So who should, or should NOT, buy the AMD Ryzen 7 5800X?

  • Buy : If you want the best possible 16-core processor for a new content creation system.
  • Buy : If you are upgrading from a first-generation Ryzen processor.
  • Buy : If you need more computing cores than your current system.
  • Consider : If you are upgrading from a second-generation Ryzen processor.
  • Skip : If you are already using a 3rd Gen Ryzen processor.

 

AMD Ryzen 9 5950X : Price + Availability

The AMD Ryzen 9 5950X processor is available for sale starting 5 November 2020, at these RRP inclusive of tax, in Malaysia :

  • Malaysia : RM 3,699 (~US$889) inclusive of 6% tax
  • United States : RM 799

Note : It comes with a free copy of Far Cry 6

Here are some online purchase options :

 

AMD Ryzen 9 5950X : Specifications

Here is how the AMD Ryzen 9 5950X compares to the other Ryzen 5000 series processors :

Ryzen 9
5950X
Ryzen 9
5900X
Ryzen 7
5800X
Ryzen 5
5600X
Process 7 nm (CCD) + 12 nm (IOD)
Transistor
+ Die Size
CCD : 4.15 billion, 80.7 mm²
IOD : 2.09 billion, 125 mm²
Chiplets 2 x CCD
1 x IOD
1 x CCD
1 x IOD
Cores / Threads 16 / 32 12 / 24 8 / 16 6 / 12
Base Clock 3.4 GHz 3.7 GHz 3.8 GHz 3.7 GHz
Boost Clock 4.9 GHz 4.8 GHz 4.7 GHz 4.6 GHz
L1 Cache 1 MB 768 KB 512 KB 384 KB
L2 Cache 8 MB 6 MB 4 MB 3 MB
L3 Cache 64 MB 32 MB
TDP 105 W 65 W
Cooler None Wraith
Stealth

 

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AMD Ryzen 5000 CPUs : Malaysia Price List + FREE Game!

The AMD Ryzen 5000 series of desktop processors will soon be here in Malaysia, bringing us the power of the Zen 3 architecture!

Find out how much the AMD Ryzen 9 5950X, Ryzen 9 5900X, Ryzen 7 5800X and Ryzen 5 5600X will cost here in Malaysia!

 

AMD Ryzen 5000 Series CPUs : Coming To Malaysia!

The AMD Ryzen 5000 series CPUs are designed using the new AMD Zen 3 architecture, and fabricated on the 7 nm process.

The Zen 3 architecture delivers 19% more instructions per cycle (IPC) over the last generation, thanks to these new features :

  • improved load / store performance and flexibility
  • double the size of directly-accessible L3 cache per core
  • a unified 8-core complex (CCX) with direct access to the 32 MB L3 cache
  • wider issue in floating point and integer engines
  • Zero Bubble branch prediction

The new architecture also reduces memory latency through improved core and cache communication, and offer a higher maximum boost clock.

This allows the Ryzen 5000 series desktop processors to deliver up to 2.8X more performance-per-watt versus the competition.

The Ryzen 5000 series desktop processors can be installed unto existing AMD 500 series motherboards, after a simple BIOS update.

 

AMD Ryzen 5000 Series : Processors Coming To Malaysia

AMD will bring all four AMD Ryzen 5000 series desktop processors to Malaysia :

  • Ryzen 9 5950X : 16C/32T | 105W | 3.4 GHz to 4.9 GHz | 72MB cache
  • Ryzen 9 5900X : 12C/24T | 105W | 3.7 GHz to 4.8 GHz | 70MB cache
  • Ryzen 7 5800X : 8C/16T | 105W | 3.8 GHz to 4.7 GHz | 36MB cache
  • Ryzen 5 5600X : 6C/12T | 65W | 3.7 GHz to 4.6 GHz | 35MB cache

For easier comparison, here is a table comparing their key specifications :

Specifications Ryzen 9
5950X
Ryzen 9
5900X
Ryzen 7
5800X
Ryzen 5
5600X
Architecture Zen 3
Fab Process 7 nm (CCD) + 12 nm (IOD)
Cores / Threads 16 / 32 12 / 24 8 / 16 6 / 12
Base Clock 3.4 GHz 3.7 GHz 3.8 GHz 3.7 GHz
Boost Clock 4.9 GHz 4.8 GHz 4.7 GHz 4.6 GHz
L1 Cache 1 MB 768 KB 512 KB 384 KB
L2 Cache 8 MB 6 MB 4 MB 3 MB
L3 Cache 64 MB 32 MB
TDP 105 W 65 W
Cooler None Wraith
Stealth

 

AMD Ryzen 5000 Series : Price + Availability In Malaysia

All four Ryzen 5000 processor models will be available for sale starting 5 November 2020, at these RRP inclusive of tax, in Malaysia :

  • Ryzen 9 5950X : RM 3,699 (~US$889)
  • Ryzen 9 5900X : RM 2,499 (~US$601)
  • Ryzen 7 5800X : RM 2,049 (~US$493)
  • Ryzen 5 5600X : RM 1,349 (~US$324)

Every purchase of the Ryzen 9 5950X, Ryzen 9 5900X and Ryzen 7 5800X between 5 November 2020 and 31 December 2020 will come with a free copy of Far Cry 6 Standard Edition for PC.

The same offer also applies to the Ryzen 9 3950X, Ryzen 9 3900XT and Ryzen 7 3800XT between 20 October 2020 and 31 December 2020.

 

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AMD Ryzen 5000 Series : What You Need To Know!

AMD just announced the Ryzen 5000 series of desktop processors, featuring the new Zen 3 architecture!

Here is a quick round up of what AMD revealed about the Ryzen 5000 desktop processors!

 

AMD Ryzen 5000 Series : Official Launch Briefing

The AMD Ryzen 5000 series is designed using the new AMD Zen 3 architecture, and fabricated on the 7 nm process.

The Zen 3 architecture delivers 19% more instructions per cycle (IPC) over the last generation, thanks to these new features :

  • improved load / store performance and flexibility
  • double the size of directly-accessible L3 cache per core
  • a unified 8-core complex (CCX) with direct access to the 32 MB L3 cache
  • wider issue in floating point and integer engines
  • Zero Bubble branch prediction

The new architecture also reduces memory latency through improved core and cache communication, and offer a higher maximum boost clock.

This allows the Ryzen 5000 series desktop processors to deliver up to 2.8X more performance-per-watt versus the competition.

The Ryzen 5000 series desktop processors can be installed unto existing AMD 500 series motherboards, after a simple BIOS update.

 

AMD Ryzen 5000 Series : Models + Specifications

AMD is introducing four AMD Ryzen 5000 series desktop processors :

  • Ryzen 9 5950X : 16C/32T | 105W | 3.4 GHz to 4.9 GHz | 72MB cache
  • Ryzen 9 5900X : 12C/24T | 105W | 3.7 GHz to 4.8 GHz | 70MB cache
  • Ryzen 7 5800X : 8C/16T | 105W | 3.8 GHz to 4.7 GHz | 36MB cache
  • Ryzen 5 5600X : 6C/12T | 65W | 3.7 GHz to 4.6 GHz | 35MB cache

For easier comparison, here is a table comparing their key specifications :

Specifications Ryzen 9
5950X
Ryzen 9
5900X
Ryzen 7
5800X
Ryzen 5
5600X
Architecture Zen 3
Fab Process 7 nm (CCD) + 12 nm (IOD)
Cores / Threads 16 / 32 12 / 24 8 / 16 6 / 12
Base Clock 3.4 GHz 3.7 GHz 3.8 GHz 3.7 GHz
Boost Clock 4.9 GHz 4.8 GHz 4.7 GHz 4.6 GHz
L1 Cache 1 MB 768 KB 512 KB 384 KB
L2 Cache 8 MB 6 MB 4 MB 3 MB
L3 Cache 64 MB 32 MB
TDP 105 W 65 W
Cooler None Wraith
Stealth

 

AMD Ryzen 5000 Series : Performance

First up, Robert Hallock shared that the Ryzen 9 5900X delivers 28% better gaming performance (at 1080p) in Shadow of the Tomb Raider, compared to the Ryzen 9 3900XT.

On average, the Ryzen 9 5900X offers 26% faster gaming, compared to the Ryzen 9 3900XT.

The AMD Ryzen 9 5900X is the first desktop processor to break 600 points in CINEBENCH single-thread performance.

The AMD Ryzen 9 5950X is even better, with a single-thread score of 640, according to Dr. Lisa Su.

Compared to the Intel Core i9-10900K, the Ryzen 9 5900X offers up to 21% better gaming performance at 1080p.

 

AMD Ryzen 5000 Series : Price + Availability

All four Ryzen 5000 processor models will be available for sale starting 5 November 2020, at these RRP :

  • Ryzen 9 5950X : US$799
  • Ryzen 9 5900X : US$549
  • Ryzen 7 5800X : US$449
  • Ryzen 5 5600X : US$299 (with Wraith Stealth cooler)

 

AMD Ryzen 5000 Series : Equipped To Win Game Bundle

Every purchase of the Ryzen 9 5950X, Ryzen 9 5900X and Ryzen 7 5800X between 5 November 2020 and 31 December 2020 will come with a free copy of Far Cry 6 Standard Edition for PC.

The same offer also applies to the Ryzen 9 3950X, Ryzen 9 3900XT and Ryzen 7 3800XT between 20 October 2020 and 31 December 2020.

 

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Assassin’s Creed Valhalla : FREE With AMD Ryzen CPUs!

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla – the upcoming AAA game from Ubisoft – will be FREE with the purchase of selected AMD Ryzen CPUs! Here are the details!

 

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla : A Quick Primer!

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla is an upcoming action role-playing video game by Ubisoft, the twelfth major installment and the successor to the 2018 game Assassin’s Creed Odyssey.

Become Eivor, a Viking raider raised to be a fearless warrior, and lead your clan from icy desolation in Norway to a new home amid the lush farmlands of ninth-century England. Find your settlement and conquer this hostile land by any means to earn a place in Valhalla.

England in the age of the Vikings is a fractured nation of petty lords and warring kingdoms. Beneath the chaos lies a rich and untamed land waiting for a new conqueror. Will it be you?

Write Your Viking Saga

Blaze your own path across England with advanced RPG mechanics. Fight brutal battles, lead fiery raids or use strategy and alliances with other leaders to bring victory. Every choice you make in combat and conversation is another step on the path to greatness.

Lead Epic Raids

Lead a crew of raiders and launch lightning-fast surprise attacks against Saxon armies and fortresses. Claim the riches of your enemies’ lands for your clan and expand your influence far beyond your growing settlement.

Engage In Visceral Combat

Unleash the ruthless fighting style of a Viking warrior as you dual-wield axes, swords, or even shields against relentless foes. Decapitate opponents in close-quarters combat, riddle them with arrows, or assassinate them with your Hidden Blade.

Grow Your Settlement

Your clan’s new home grows with your legend. Customise your settlement by building upgradable structures. Unlock new features and quests by constructing a barracks, a blacksmith, a tattoo parlour, and much more.

Share Your Custom Raider

Recruit mercenary Vikings designed by other players or create and customise your own to share online. Sit back and reap the rewards when they fight alongside your friends in their game worlds.

 

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla : FREE With Selected AMD Ryzen CPUs

From 7 July until 3 October 2020, you will receive a FREE copy of Assassin’s Creed Valhalla with the purchase of these AMD Ryzen processors :

Unfortunately, the new AMD Ryzen 5 3600XT does NOT qualify for this great freebie. 🙁

 

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AMD Ryzen XT CPUs : Not Turbocharged But Has Free Game!

AMD just launched three XT additions to the 3rd Gen Ryzen family of processors – the Ryzen 9 3900XT, Ryzen 7 3800XT and Ryzen 5 3600XT.

Here’s a quick comparison of the three new Ryzen XT processors, and how they match up against existing 3rd Gen Ryzen processors!

 

AMD Ryzen XT : Turbocharged? Not Quite…

The Ryzen 9 3900XT, Ryzen 7 3800XT and Ryzen 5 3600XT are higher-speed variants existing 3rd Gen Ryzen processors.

These XT variants are slightly different in their performance and the cooler they come with.

While the XT postfix implied these are turbocharged processors, that depends on the model :

  • 3900XT vs 3900X : 100 MHz faster boost clock + $50 higher price tag, no Wraith Prism RGB cooler
  • 3800XT vs 3800X : 200 MHz faster boost clocks, no Wraith Prism RGB cooler.
  • 3600XT vs 3600X : 100 MHz faster boost clock, Wraith Spire instead of Wraith Stealth

Here is the official tech briefing to  take you through its key features :

 

AMD Ryzen XT : Price + Availability

Here are the official prices for the new AMD Ryzen XT processors, which will be available for purchase starting 7 July 2020.

  • AMD Ryzen 9 3900XT : $499 / ~£397 / ~A$723 / RM 2,299
  • AMD Ryzen 7 3800XT : $399 / ~£317 / ~A$578 / RM 1,899
  • AMD Ryzen 5 3600XT : $249 / ~£198 / ~A$361 / RM 1,199

To sweeten the deal, AMD is offering a FREE copy of Assassin’s Creed Valhalla with every purchase of a Ryzen 9 XT or Ryzen 7 XT processor, from 7 July until 3 October 2020!

Unfortunately, the Ryzen 5 3600XT does NOT qualify for the free game… 🙁

 

AMD Ryzen XT : Specifications Compared!

In this table, we compare the new Ryzen 9 3900XT against the Ryzen 9 3950X and Ryzen 9 3900X processors.

Specifications Ryzen 9
3950X
Ryzen 9
3900XT
Ryzen 9
3900X
Fab Process 7 nm (CPU) + 12 nm (I/O)
Cores / Threads 16 / 32 12 / 24
Base Clock 3.5 GHz 3.8 GHz
Boost Clock 4.7 GHz 4.7 GHz 4.6 GHz
L2 Cache 8 MB 6 MB
L3 Cache 64 MB
PCIe Support PCIe Gen 4 (24 lanes)
TDP 105 W
Bundled Cooler NA Wraith Prism
RGB
Launch Price $749 $499 $449

And here is the Ryzen 7 3800XT compared to the Ryzen 7 3800X and Ryzen 7 3700X.

Specifications Ryzen 7
3800XT
Ryzen 7
3800X
Ryzen 7
3700X
Fab Process 7 nm (CPU) + 12 nm (I/O)
Cores / Threads 8 / 16
Base Clock 3.9 GHz 3.6 GHz
Boost Clock 4.7 GHz 4.5 GHz 4.4 GHz
L2 Cache 4 MB
L3 Cache 32 MB
PCIe Support PCIe Gen 4 (24 lanes)
TDP 105 W 65 W
Bundled Cooler NA Wraith Prism RGB
Launch Price $399 $399 $329

Finally, we compared the Ryzen 5 3600XT against the Ryzen 5 3600X and Ryzen 5 3600.

Specifications Ryzen 5
3600XT
Ryzen 5
3600X
Ryzen 5
3600
Fab Process 7 nm (CPU) + 12 nm (I/O)
Cores / Threads 6 / 12
Base Clock 3.8 GHz 3.6 GHz
Boost Clock 4.5 GHz 4.4 GHz 4.2 GHz
L2 Cache 3 MB
L3 Cache 32 MB
PCIe Support PCIe Gen 4 (24 lanes)
TDP 95 W 65 W
Bundled Cooler Wraith
Spire
Wraith
Stealth
Wraith
Spire
Launch Price $249 $249 $199

 

AMD Ryzen XT : Our First Impressions

To be honest, the AMD Ryzen XT processors don’t really excite us that much, and here’s why…

AMD Ryzen 9 3900XT

The Ryzen 9 3900XT has a slightly faster boost clock and loses its bundled cooler. Yet it costs $50 more than the Ryzen 9 3900X.

It would be better to stick with the cheaper Ryzen 9 3900 – you won’t notice the difference. And in case it’s not “fast enough” (seriously?), you can just overclock it.

AMD Ryzen 7 3800XT

This is the second-best Ryzen XT model of the trio, offering a 200 MHz faster boost clock than the Ryzen 7 3800X at the same price point.

You are basically trading the bundled Wraith Prism RGB cooler for a 200 MHz faster boost clock.

Frankly, unless you are planning to use water cooling, it might be a better idea to just buy the Ryzen 7 3800X and overclock using its Wraith Prism RGB cooler.

AMD Ryzen 5 3600XT

This is really the best Ryzen XT model, offering a slightly faster boost clock with a better Wraith Spire cooler, at the same price as the Ryzen 5 3600X.

That makes the Ryzen 5 3600X completely pointless. We wouldn’t be surprised if AMD drops price on the Ryzen 5 3600X, or removes it from the line-up.

 

AMD Ryzen XT : Free Game Changes Dynamics!

AMD’s surprise announcement that they will bundle a free copy of the upcoming AAA game – Assassin’s Creed Valhalla – changed everything.

If you are a gamer planning to buy this game, then it’s a great deal, because the game costs US$59.99 / £49.99 / RM 189.99!

Unfortunately, the Ryzen 5 3600XT does NOT qualify for the free game… 🙁

 

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There are so many desktop CPU models that it has become quite impossible to keep up with the different models or even remember their specifications!

Therefore, we decided to compile this guide to provide an easy reference for those who are interested in comparing the specifications of the various desktop CPUs in the market, as well as those already obsolescent or obsolete.

Currently covering 1,338 desktop CPUs, this comprehensive comparison will allow you to easily compare 19 different specifications for each and every desktop processor.

We hope it will prove to be a useful reference. We will keep this guide updated regularly so do check back for the latest updates!

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Revision History

DateRevisionRevision History
28-05-202020.2Added the AMD Ryzen 3 3300X processor.
Added the AMD Ryzen 3 3100 processor.
Added the Intel Core i9-10900KF processor.
Added the Intel Core i9-10900K processor.
Added the Intel Core i9-10900F processor.
Added the Intel Core i9-10900T processor.
Added the Intel Core i7-10700KF processor.
Added the Intel Core i7-10700K processor.
Added the Intel Core i7-10700F processor.
Added the Intel Core i7-10700 processor.
Added the Intel Core i7-10700T processor.
Added the Intel Core i5-10600KF processor.
Added the Intel Core i5-10600K processor.
Added the Intel Core i5-10600 processor.
Added the Intel Core i5-10600T processor.
Added the Intel Core i5-10500F processor.
Added the Intel Core i5-10500 processor.
Added the Intel Core i5-10500T processor.
Added the Intel Core i5-10400F processor.
Added the Intel Core i5-10400 processor.
Added the Intel Core i5-10400T processor.
Added the Intel Core i3-10320 processor.
Added the Intel Core i3-10300 processor.
Added the Intel Core i3-10300T processor.
Added the Intel Core i3-10100 processor.
Added the Intel Core i3-10100T processor.
Added the Intel Pentium Gold G6600 processor.
Added the Intel Pentium Gold G6500 processor.
Added the Intel Pentium Gold G6500T processor.
Added the Intel Pentium Gold G6400 processor.
Added the Intel Pentium Gold G6400T processor.
Added the Intel Celeron G5920 processor.
Added the Intel Celeron G5900 processor.
Added the Intel Celeron G5900T processor.
Total CPUs : 1338
14-04-202020.1Added the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X processor.
Added the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X processor.
Added the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X processor.
Added the AMD Ryzen 9 Pro 3900 processor.
Added the AMD Ryzen 9 3900 processor.
Added the AMD Ryzen 7 Pro 3700 processor.
Added the AMD Ryzen 5 Pro 3600 processor.
Added the AMD Ryzen 5 3500X processor.
Added the AMD Ryzen 5 3500 processor.
Added the Intel Core i9-10980XE processor.
Added the Intel Core i9-10940X processor.
Added the Intel Core i9-10920X processor.
Added the Intel Core i9-10900X processor.
Added the Intel Core i9-9990XE processor.
Added the Intel Core i9-9980XE processor.
Added the Intel Core i9-9960X processor.
Added the Intel Core i9-9940X processor.
Added the Intel Core i9-9920X processor.
Added the Intel Core i9-9900X processor.
Added the Intel Core i9-9820X processor.
Added the Intel Core i7-9800X processor.
Updated the AMD Ryzen 9 3950X processor.
Updated the AMD Ryzen 9 3900X processor.
Updated the AMD Ryzen 7 3800X processor.
Updated the AMD Ryzen 7 3700X processor.
Updated the AMD Ryzen 5 3600X processor.
Updated the AMD Ryzen 5 3600 processor.
Total CPUs : 1304
01-08-201920.0Added the AMD Ryzen 9 3950X 16-core processor.
Added the AMD Ryzen 9 3900X 12-core processor.
Added the AMD Ryzen 7 3800X 8-core processor.
Added the AMD Ryzen 7 3700X 8-core processor.
Added the AMD Ryzen 5 3600X 6-core processor.
Added the AMD Ryzen 5 3600 6-core processor.
Added the AMD Ryzen 5 3400G quad-core processor.
Added the AMD Ryzen 3 3200G quad-core processor.
Added the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX 32-core processor.
Added the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX 24-core processor.
Added the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X 16-core processor.
Added the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2920X 12-core processor.
Added the AMD Ryzen 7 2700X 8-core processor.
Added the AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 2700X 8-core processor.
Added the AMD Ryzen 7 2700 8-core processor.
Added the AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 2700 8-core processor.
Added the AMD Ryzen 7 2700E 8-core processor.
Added the AMD Ryzen 5 2600X 6-core processor.
Added the AMD Ryzen 5 2600 6-core processor.
Added the AMD Ryzen 5 2600E 6-core processor.
Added the AMD Ryzen 5 2500X quad-core processor.
Added the AMD Ryzen 3 2300X quad-core processor.
Added the AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 2400G quad-core processor.
Added the AMD Ryzen 5 2400G quad-core processor.
Added the AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 2400GE quad-core processor.
Added the AMD Ryzen 5 2400GE quad-core processor.
Added the AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 2200G quad-core processor.
Added the AMD Ryzen 3 2200G quad-core processor.
Added the AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 2200GE quad-core processor.
Added the AMD Ryzen 3 2200GE quad-core processor.
Added the AMD Athlon 240GE dual-core processor.
Added the AMD Athlon 220GE dual-core processor.
Added the AMD Athlon PRO 200GE dual-core processor.
Added the AMD Athlon 200GE dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i9-9900KS 8-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i9-9900K 8-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i9-9900KF 8-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i9-9900 8-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i9-9900T 8-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i7-9700K 8-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i7-9700KF 8-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i7-9700 8-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i7-9700F 8-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i7-9700T 8-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i7-9700TE 8-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i5-9600K 6-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i5-9600KF 6-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i5-9600 6-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i5-9600T 6-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i5-9500 6-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i5-9500F 6-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i5-9500T 6-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i5-9400 6-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i5-9400F 6-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i5-9400T 6-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i3-9350KF quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i3-9350K quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i3-9320 quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i3-9300 quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i3-9300T quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i3-9100 quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i3-9100F quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i3-9100T quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Pentium Gold G5620 dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Pentium Gold G5600T dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Pentium Gold G5420 dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Pentium Gold G5420T dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Celeron G4950 dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Celeron G4930 dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Celeron G4930T dual-core processor.
Total CPUs : 1283
08-05-201819.1Added the Intel Core i7-8700B 6-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i7-8700T 6-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i5-8600T 6-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i5-8600 6-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i5-8500T 6-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i5-8500B 6-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i5-8500 6-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i5-8400T 6-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i5-8400B 6-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i3-8300T quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i3-8300 quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i3-8100T quad-core processor.
Total CPUs : 1213
25-04-201819.0Updated the specifications of the AMD Ryzen 7 2700X 8-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the AMD Ryzen 7 2700 8-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the AMD Ryzen 5 2500X 6-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the AMD Ryzen 5 2600 6-core processor.
Total CPUs : 1202
27-03-201818.9Added the AMD Ryzen 7 2700X 8-core processor.
Added the AMD Ryzen 7 2700 8-core processor.
Added the AMD Ryzen 5 2500X 6-core processor.
Added the AMD Ryzen 5 2600 6-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the AMD Ryzen 5 2400G APU.
Updated the specifications of the AMD Ryzen 3 2200G APU.
Total CPUs : 1202
16-02-201818.8Added the AMD Ryzen 5 2400G APU.
Added the AMD Ryzen 3 2200G APU.
Updated the specifications of the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1920.
Total CPUs : 1198
12-10-201718.7Added the Intel Core i9-7980XE 18-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i9-7960X 16-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i9-7940X 14-core processor.
Total CPUs : 1196
03-10-201718.6Added the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1920 12-core processor.
Added the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1900X 8-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X processor.
Updated the specifications of the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1920X processor.
Updated the specifications of the AMD Ryzen PRO processors.
Total CPUs : 1193
15-09-201718.5Added the Intel Core i7-8700K 6-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i7-8700 6-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i5-8600K 6-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i5-8400 6-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i3-8350K quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i3-8300 quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i3-8100 quad-core processor.
04-08-201718.4Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i9-7920X 12-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i9-7900X 10-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i7-7820X 12-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i7-7800X 8-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i7-7740X quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i5-7640X quad-core processor.
Removed the Intel Core i7-7740K quad-core processor.
Removed the Intel Core i5-7640K quad-core processor.
Removed the Intel Core i9-7820X 8-core processor.
Removed the Intel Core i9-7800X 6-core processor.
Total CPUs : 1184
20-07-201718.3Added the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X 16-core processor.
Added the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1920X 12-core processor.
Added the AMD Ryzen 3 1300X quad-core processor.
Added the AMD Ryzen 3 1200 quad-core processor.
Total CPUs : 1184
05-07-201718.2Added the AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 1700X 8-core processor.
Added the AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 1700 8-core processor.
Added the AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 1600 6-core processor.
Added the AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 1500 4-core processor.
Added the AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 1300 4-core processor.
Added the AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 1200 4-core processor.
Updated the Level 1 Cache specifications of the AMD Ryzen family of processors.
Total CPUs : 1180
24-05-201718.1Added the Intel Core i9-7920X (Future) 12-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i9-7900X (Future) 10-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i9-7820X (Future) 8-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i9-7800X (Future) 6-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i7-7740K (Future) quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i5-7640K (Future) quad-core processor.
Total CPUs : 1174
02-05-201718.0Added the Intel Core i7-7740K (Future) quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i5-7640K (Future) quad-core processor.
Total CPUs : 1170
06-04-201717.9Added the AMD Ryzen 7 1800X 8-core processor.
Added the AMD Ryzen 7 1700X 8-core processor.
Added the AMD Ryzen 7 1700 8-core processor.
Added the AMD Ryzen 5 1600X 6-core processor.
Added the AMD Ryzen 5 1600 6-core processor.
Added the AMD Ryzen 5 1500X quad-core processor.
Added the AMD Ryzen 5 1400 quad-core processor.
Total CPUs : 1168
25-01-201717.8Added the Intel Core i3-7350K dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i3-7320 dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i3-7300T dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i3-7101E dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i3-7101TE dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i3-7100 dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i3-7100T dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Pentium G4600 dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Pentium G4600T dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Pentium G4560 dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Pentium G4560T dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Celeron G3950 dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Celeron G3930 dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Celeron G3930T dual-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i7-7700K quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i7-7700 quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i7-7700T quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i5-7600K quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i5-7600 quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i5-7600T quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i5-7500 quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i5-7500T quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i5-7400 quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i5-7400T quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i3-7300 dual-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Pentium G4620 dual-core processor.
Removed the Intel Core i3-7310T dual-core processor.
Removed the Intel Pentium G3950 dual-core processor.
Removed the Intel Pentium G3930 dual-core processor.
Total CPUs : 1161
24-12-201617.7Added the Intel Core i7-7700K quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i7-7700 quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i7-7700T quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i5-7600K quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i5-7600 quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i5-7600T quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i5-7500 quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i5-7500T quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i5-7400 quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i5-7400T quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i3-7300 dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i3-7310T dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Pentium G4620 dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Pentium G3950 dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Pentium G3930 dual-core processor.
Total CPUs : 1150
11-11-201617.6Added the AMD PRO A12-9800 quad-core processor.
Added the AMD A12-9800 quad-core processor.
Added the AMD PRO A12-9800E quad-core processor.
Added the AMD A12-9800E quad-core processor.
Added the AMD PRO A12-9700 quad-core processor.
Added the AMD A12-9700 quad-core processor.
Added the AMD PRO A12-9700E quad-core processor.
Added the AMD A8-9700E quad-core processor.
Added the AMD PRO A8-9600 quad-core processor.
Added the AMD A8-9600 quad-core processor.
Added the AMD PRO A6-9500 dual-core processor.
Added the AMD A6-9500 dual-core processor.
Added the AMD PRO A6-9500E dual-core processor.
Added the AMD A6-9500E dual-core processor.
Added the AMD Athlon X4 950 quad-core processor.
Updated the Other Features specification for all AMD processors.
Total CPUs : 1135
11-10-201617.5Added the Voltage Range specification for all Intel Skylake processors.
Added the Maximum Current specification for all Intel Skylake processors.
Added the Intel Pentium J4205 quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Celeron J3455 quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Celeron J3355 dual-core processor.
Total CPUs : 1120
18-07-201617.4Added the Intel Core i7-6785R quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i5-6685R quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i5-6585R quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i7-6950X 10-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i7-6900K 8-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i7-6850K 6-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i7-6800K 6-core processor.
Total CPUs : 1117
10-03-201617.3Added the AMD Athlon X4 870K quad-core processor.
Added the AMD Athlon 5370 quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the AMD A8-7670K quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the AMD A8-7650K quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the AMD A6-7470K dual-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the AMD Athlon X4 880K quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the AMD Athlon X4 860K quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the AMD Athlon X4 845 quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the AMD Athlon 5350 quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the AMD Athlon 5150 quad-core processor.
Total CPUs : 1114
13-02-201617.2Added the Intel Pentium G4400TE dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Pentium J3710 quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Celeron G3920 dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Celeron G3902E dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Celeron G3900T dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Celeron G3900E dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Celeron G3900TE dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Celeron G3900 dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Celeron J3160 dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Celeron J3060 dual-core processor.
Updated the Bus Speed specification for all Intel Skylake processors.
Total CPUs : 1112
05-02-201617.1Added the AMD A10-7860K quad-core processor.
Added the AMD A6-7470K dual-core processor.
Added the AMD Athlon X4 845 quad-core processor.
Total CPUs : 1102
26-01-201617.0Updated the specifications of the AMD A10-7890K quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the AMD A10-7870K quad-core processor.
Total CPUs : 1099
18-01-201616.9Added the Intel Core i5-6402P quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i3-6098P dual-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i5-6600T quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i5-6500T quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i5-6400T quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i3-6320 dual-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i3-6300T dual-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i3-6300 dual-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i3-6100T dual-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i3-6100 dual-core processor.
Total CPUs : 1099
17-11-201516.8Added the Intel Core i7-6950X (Future) 10-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i7-6900K (Future) 8-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i7-6850K (Future) 6-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i7-6800K (Future) 6-core processor.
Total CPUs : 1097
01-10-201516.7Added the Intel Core i7-6700TE quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i5-6500TE quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i3-6100TE quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i3-4170 dual-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i3-4160 dual-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i3-4150 dual-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i3-4130 dual-core processor.
Total CPUs : 1093
22-09-201516.6Added the AMD A10-7890K (Future) quad-core processor.
Added the AMD A8-7690K (Future) quad-core processor.
Added the AMD Athlon X4 880K (Future) quad-core processor.
Total CPUs : 1090
08-09-201516.5Added the AMD FX-4330 quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the AMD FX-4320 quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the AMD A8-7670K quad-core processor.
Total CPUs : 1087
02-09-201516.4Added the Intel Core i7-6700T quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i7-6700 quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i5-6600 quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i5-6500 quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i5-6400 quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i5-6600T quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i5-6500T quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i5-6400T quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i3-6320 dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i3-6300T dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i3-6300 dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i3-6100T dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i3-6100 dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Pentium G4520 dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Pentium G4500T dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Pentium G4500 dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Pentium G4400T dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Pentium G4400 dual-core processor.
Total CPUs : 1086
12-08-201516.3Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i7-6700K quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i5-6600K quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i5-6600 quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i5-6500 quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i5-6400 quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i7-5960X quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i7-5930K quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i7-5820K quad-core processor.
Total CPUs : 1072
13-07-201516.2Added the AMD FX-4200 (OEM) quad-core processor.
Added the AMD FX-4150 quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the AMD A10-7870K quad-core processor.
Total CPUs : 1072
10-06-201516.1Added the AMD FX-8170 8-core processor.
Added the AMD FX-8140 8-core processor.
Added the AMD FX-6130 6-core processor.
Added the AMD FX-4320 quad-core processor.
Added the AMD FX-4120 quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the AMD FX-6120 6-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the AMD FX-4130 quad-core processor.
Total CPUs : 1070
03-06-201516.0Added the Intel Core i7-5775R quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i5-5675R quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i5-5675C quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i5-5575R quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i7-5775C quad-core processor.
Total CPUs : 1065
18-05-201515.9Added the Intel Core i7-6700K (Future) quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i7-6700 (Future) quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i5-6600K (Future) quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i5-6600 (Future) quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i5-6500 (Future) quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i5-6400 (Future) quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i7-5775C (Future) quad-core processor.
Total CPUs : 1061
27-04-201515.8Added the AMD A10-7870K quad-core processor.
Added the AMD A8-7670K quad-core processor.
Total CPUs : 1054
31-03-201515.7Added the Intel Core i3-4370T dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i3-4170T dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i3-4170 dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Pentium G3470 dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Pentium G3460T dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Pentium G3260T dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Pentium G3260 dual-core processor.
Total CPUs : 1052
27-02-201515.6Added the Intel Core i5-4690K quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i7-5960K 6-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i7-5930K 6-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i7-5820K 6-core processor.
Total CPUs : 1045
24-02-201515.5Added the AMD A8-7650K quad-core processor.
Added the AMD A4-7350B dual-core processor.
Added the AMD Athlon X4 860K quad-core processor.
Added the AMD Athlon X4 840 quad-core processor.
Added the AMD Athlon X2 450 dual-core processor.
Updated the Transistor Count specification for the AMD "Kabini" family of processors.
Updated the Die Size specification for the AMD "Kabini" family of processors.
Corrected the Transistor Count specification for the AMD "Llano" family of processors.
Updated the specifications of the AMD A10-7700K quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the AMD A8 PRO-7600B quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the AMD A8-7600 quad-core processor.
Total CPUs : 1044
02-02-201515.4Added the AMD A10-8850K quad-core processor.
Added the AMD A10 PRO-8850B quad-core processor.
Added the AMD A10 PRO-8750B quad-core processor.
Added the AMD A10-8750 quad-core processor.
Added the AMD A8-8650K quad-core processor.
Added the AMD A8 PRO-8650B quad-core processor.
Added the AMD A8-8650 quad-core processor.
Added the AMD A6-8550K dual-core processor.
Added the AMD A6 PRO-8550B dual-core processor.
Added the AMD A4 PRO-8350B dual-core processor.
Added the AMD Athlon X4 870K quad-core processor.
Added the AMD Athlon X4 850 quad-core processor.
Total CPUs : 1039
15-12-201415.3Added the AMD Athlon X4 550 quad-core processor.
Added the AMD Athlon X4 530 quad-core processor.
Added the AMD Phenom X4 9700 quad-core processor.
Corrected the specifications of the AMD Athlon 5350 quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the AMD Phenom II X6 family of processors.
Updated the specifications of the AMD Phenom II X4 family of processors.
Updated the specifications of the AMD Phenom II X3 family of processors.
Updated the specifications of the AMD Phenom II X2 family of processors.
Updated the specifications of the AMD Athlon II X4 family of processors.
Updated the specifications of the AMD Athlon II X3 family of processors.
Updated the specifications of the AMD Athlon II X2 family of processors.
Updated the specifications of the AMD Sempron 100 family of processors.
Updated the specifications of the AMD Phenom X4 family of processors.
Updated the specifications of the AMD Phenom X3 family of processors.
Updated the specifications of the AMD Athlon 64 FX family of processors.
Updated the specifications of the AMD Athlon 64 X2 family of processors.
Updated the specifications of the AMD Sempron 3000+ family of processors.
Total CPUs : 1027
08-10-201415.2Added the AMD FX-8370E 8-core processor.
Added the AMD FX-8370 8-core processor.
Added the AMD FX-8320E 8-core processor.
Added the AMD FX-8310 (OEM) 8-core processor.
Added the AMD A10-6800B quad-core processor.
Added the AMD A8-6500B quad-core processor.
Updated the Maximum Temperature specification for many AMD "Kaveri"-based processors.
Corrected the Transistor Count and Die Size of all AMD "Vishera"-based processors.
Corrected the TDP of the AMD A10 PRO-7800B quad-core processor.
Corrected the TDP of the AMD A10-7800 quad-core processor.
Total CPUs : 1024
08-09-201415.1Added the AMD A4-7300 (Richland) dual-core processor.
Added the AMD A4-6300B (Richland) dual-core processor.
Added the AMD Athlon X4 760K quad-core processor.
Added the AMD Athlon X4 750 quad-core processor.
Added the AMD Athlon X4 370K dual-core processor.
Added the AMD Athlon X4 350 dual-core processor.
Added the AMD Sempron X2 250 dual-core processor.
Updated the Release Date specifications for the AMD "Kaveri" family of microprocessors.
Updated the Maximum Temperature specifications for all AMD A4 (Richland) microprocessors.
Updated the Fabrication Process specifications for all AMD "Kaveri" microprocessors.
Removed the AMD A8-7600T quad-core processor.
Total CPUs : 1018
31-07-201415.0Added the Intel Core i3-4370 dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i3-4360T dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i3-4160T dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i3-4160 dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Pentium G3460 dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Pentium G3450T dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Pentium G3258 dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Pentium G3250T dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Pentium G3250 dual-core processor.
Total CPUs : 1012
17-06-201414.9Added the AMD A10 PRO-7850B quad-core processor.
Added the AMD A10 PRO-7800B quad-core processor.
Added the AMD A8 PRO-7600B quad-core processor.
Added the AMD A6 PRO-7400B dual-core processor.
Added the AMD A6-7400K dual-core processor.
Added the AMD Athlon 5350 quad-core processor.
Added the AMD Athlon 5150 quad-core processor.
Added the AMD Sempron 3850 quad-core processor.
Added the AMD Sempron 2650 dual-core processor.
Total CPUs : 1003
06-06-201414.8Added the Intel Core i7-5960X 8-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i7-5930K 6-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i7-5820K 6-core processor.
Total CPUs : 994
13-05-201414.7Added the Intel Core i7-4790K quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Pentium G3450 dual-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i7-4790T quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i7-4790S quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i7-4790 quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i5-4690T quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i5-4690S quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i5-4690 quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i5-4590T quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i5-4590S quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i5-4590 quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i5-4460T quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i5-4460S quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i5-4460 quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Celeron G1850 dual-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Celeron G1840T dual-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Celeron G1840 dual-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Celeron G1830 dual-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Celeron G1820T dual-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Celeron G1820TE dual-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Celeron G1820 dual-core processor.
Total CPUs : 991
07-04-201414.6Added the AMD A10-7800 (Kaveri) quad-core processor.
Added the AMD A8-7600 (Kaveri) quad-core processor.
Added the AMD A8-7600T (Kaveri) quad-core processor.
Added the AMD A4-7300 (Kaveri) dual-core processor.
Added the AMD A6-6420K (Richland) dual-core processor.
Added the AMD A6-6400B (Richland) dual-core processor.
Added the AMD A4-4020 (Richland) dual-core processor.
Total CPUs : 989
07-03-201414.5Added the Intel Core i7-4790T quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i7-4790S quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i7-4785T quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i5-4690T quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i5-4690S quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i5-4590T quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i5-4590S quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i5-4460T quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i5-4460S quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i3-4360 dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i3-4350T dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i3-4350 dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i3-4150T dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i3-4150 dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Pentium G3440T dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Pentium G3440 dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Pentium G3240T dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Pentium G3240 dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Celeron G1850 dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Celeron G1840T dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Celeron G1840 dual-core processor.
Total CPUs : 982
06-02-201414.4Added the Intel Core i7-4790 quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i5-4690 quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i5-4590 quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i5-4460 quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Celeron G1830 dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Celeron G1820T dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Celeron G1820TE dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Celeron G1820 dual-core processor.
Total CPUs : 961
13-01-201414.3Updated the specifications of the AMD A10-7850K quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the AMD A10-7700K quad-core processor.
Total CPUs : 953
28-12-201314.2Added the AMD A10-7850K quad-core processor.
Added the AMD A10-7700K quad-core processor.
Added the AMD A4-6320 dual-core processor.
Total CPUs : 953
10-12-201314.1Added the AMD A10-6790K quad-core processor.
Updated the Maximum Temperature specifications for the AMD A10-6000 family of processors.
Updated the Maximum Temperature specifications for the AMD A8-6000 family of processors.
Updated the Maximum Temperature specifications for the AMD A6-6400K dual-core processor.
Updated the Maximum Temperature specifications for the AMD A4-6300 dual-core processor.
Updated the Maximum Temperature specifications for the AMD A4-4000 dual-core processor.
Total CPUs : 950
09-11-201314.0Added the Intel Pentium G3430 dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Pentium G3420 dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Pentium G3420T dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Pentium G3320TE dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Pentium G3220 dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Pentium G3220T dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Pentium J2850 quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Celeron J1850 quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Celeron J1750 dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Celeron G1630 dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Celeron G1620T dual-core processor.
Corrected the Socket / Slot specification for the Intel Core i7-4960X, 4930K and 4820K processors (Thanks to Hood!)
Updated the Fabrication Process specification for the Intel Ivy Bridge and Intel Haswell processors.
Total CPUs : 949
01-11-201313.9Updated the Voltage, Maximum Current and Maximum Temperature specifications of the Intel Core i7-4900 family of processors.
Updated the Voltage, Maximum Current and Maximum Temperature specifications of the Intel Core i7-4800 family of processors.
Updated the Voltage and Maximum Current specifications of the Intel Core i7-4700 family of processors.
Updated the Voltage and Maximum Current specifications of the Intel Core i5-4600 family of processors.
Updated the Voltage and Maximum Current specifications of the Intel Core i5-4500 family of processors.
Updated the Voltage and Maximum Current specifications of the Intel Core i5-4400 family of processors.
Updated the Voltage and Maximum Current specifications of the Intel Core i3-4300 family of processors.
Updated the Voltage and Maximum Current specifications of the Intel Core i3-4100 family of processors.
Updated the Voltage and Maximum Current specifications of the Intel Core i7-3900 family of processors.
Updated the Voltage and Maximum Current specifications of the Intel Core i7-3800 family of processors.
Updated the Voltage and Maximum Current specifications of the Intel Core i7-3700 family of processors.
Updated the Voltage and Maximum Current specifications of the Intel Core i5-3500 family of processors.
Updated the Voltage and Maximum Current specifications of the Intel Core i5-3400 family of processors.
Updated the Voltage and Maximum Current specifications of the Intel Core i5-3300 family of processors.
Updated the Voltage and Maximum Current specifications of the Intel Core i3-3200 family of processors.
Updated the Voltage and Maximum Current specifications of the Intel Pentium G2100 family of processors.
Updated the Voltage and Maximum Current specifications of the Intel Pentium G2000 family of processors.
Updated the Voltage and Maximum Current specifications of the Intel Core i7-2600 family of processors.
Updated the Voltage and Maximum Current specifications of the Intel Core i5-2500 family of processors.
Updated the Voltage and Maximum Current specifications of the Intel Core i5-2400 family of processors.
Updated the Voltage and Maximum Current specifications of the Intel Core i5-2300 family of processors.
Updated the Voltage and Maximum Current specifications of the Intel Core i3-2100 family of processors.
Updated the Voltage and Maximum Current specifications of the Intel Pentium G800 family of processors.
Updated the Voltage and Maximum Current specifications of the Intel Pentium G600 family of processors.
Updated the Voltage and Maximum Current specifications of the Intel Pentium G500 family of processors.
Updated the Voltage and Maximum Current specifications of the Intel Pentium G400 family of processors.
Total CPUs : 938
08-10-201313.8Added the AMD A10-6700T quad-core processor.
Added the AMD A8-6500T quad-core processor.
Updated the Transistor Count and Die Size specifications for the AMD A10 (Richland) family of processors.
Updated the Transistor Count and Die Size specifications for the AMD A8 (Richland) family of processors.
Updated the Transistor Count and Die Size specifications for the AMD A6 (Richland) family of processors.
Updated the Transistor Count and Die Size specifications for the AMD A4 (Richland) family of processors.
Total CPUs : 938
03-09-201313.7Added the Intel Core i7-4960X 6-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i7-4930K 6-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i7-4820K quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i7-4771 quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i5-4440S quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i5-4440 quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i5-3440S quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i3-4340 dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i3-4330TE dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i3-4330T dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i3-4330 dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i3-4130T dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i3-4130 dual-core processor.
Removed the Intel Core i3-4158U dual-core processor.
Removed the Intel Core i3-4100U dual-core processor.
Removed the Intel Core i3-4010Y dual-core processor.
Removed the Intel Core i3-4010U dual-core processor.
Total CPUs : 936
02-08-201313.6Added the AMD FX-9590 8-core processor.
Added the AMD FX-9370 8-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the AMD FX-4350 quad-core processor.
Total CPUs : 927
16-07-201313.5Added the Voltage & Maximum Current specifications for all 4th Generation Intel Core (Haswell-based) processors.
Added the Intel Pentium G2140 dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Pentium G2120T dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Pentium G2030 dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Pentium G2030T dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Celeron G470 processor.
Total CPUs : 925
04-07-201313.4Added the Intel Core i7-4770TE quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i7-4770T quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i7-4770S quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i7-4770R quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i7-4770K quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i7-4770 quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i7-4765T quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i5-4670T quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i5-4670S quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i5-4670K quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i5-4670 quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i5-4570TE dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i5-4570T dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i5-4570S quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i5-4570 quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i5-4430S quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i5-4430 quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i3-4158U dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i3-4100U dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i3-4010Y dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i3-4010U dual-core processor.
Total CPUs : 920
30-05-201313.3Added the AMD A10-6800K quad-core processor.
Added the AMD A10-6700 quad-core processor.
Added the AMD A8-6600K quad-core processor.
Added the AMD A8-6500 quad-core processor.
Added the AMD A6-6400K dual-core processor.
Added the AMD A4-6300 dual-core processor.
Added the AMD A4-4000 dual-core processor.
Total CPUs : 899
14-05-201313.2Added the AMD FX-6350 6-core processor.
Added the AMD FX-4350 quad-core processor.
Added the AMD FX-6120 6-core processor.
Added the AMD FX-4130 quad-core processor.
Removed the AMD FX-8170 8-core processor.
Removed the AMD FX-B4150 quad-core processor.
Corrected the Multiplier specifications for all AMD FX processors.
Corrected the Multiplier specifications for all AMD A processors.
Total CPUs : 892
11-04-201313.1Added the AMD Athlon II X2 280 dual-core processor.
Added the AMD Athlon II X2 270 dual-core processor.
Added the AMD Athlon II 170u processor.
Updated the specifications of the AMD Phenom II 42 TWKR quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the AMD Athlon II 160u processor.
Total CPUs : 890
19-03-201313.0Added the Intel Core i3-3210 dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Pentium G2130 dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Pentium G2020 dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Pentium G2020T dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Pentium G2010 dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Celeron G1620 dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Celeron G1610 dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Celeron G1610T dual-core processor.
Corrected the Instruction Set specifications for the Intel Pentium E6000 (Wolfdale-3M) family of dual-core processors.
Corrected the Instruction Set specifications for the Intel Pentium E5000 (Wolfdale-3M) family of dual-core processors.
Total CPUs : 887
16-01-201312.9Added the AMD Athlon II X4 750K quad-core processor.
Added the AMD Athlon II X4 740 quad-core processor.
Added the AMD Athlon II X2 340 dual-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the AMD FX-8350 8-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the AMD FX-8320 8-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the AMD FX-8350 8-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the AMD FX-6300 6-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the AMD FX-4300 quad-core processor.
Corrected the L2 Cache specification of the A10-5800K, A10-5800B and A10-5700B quad-core processors.
Corrected the L2 Cache specification of the A8-5600K, A8-5500 and A8-5500B quad-core processors.
Corrected the L2 Cache specification of the A6-5400 and A6-5400B dual-core processors.
Corrected the L2 Cache specification of the A4-5300 and A4-5300B dual-core processors.
Total CPUs : 879
13-12-201212.8Added the AMD A10-5800B quad-core processor.
Added the AMD A8-5500B quad-core processor.
Added the AMD A6-5400B dual-core processor.
Added the AMD A6-5300B dual-core processor.
Added the Voltage and Maximum Temp. specifications for the AMD A-5000 (Trinity) family of processors.
Added the Maximum Temp. specification for the AMD Athlon II X4 600 (Llano) family of processors.
Added the Maximum Temp. specification for the AMD Athlon X2 (Kuma) family of processors.
Corrected the Release Date, Other Features and L2 Cache specifications for the AMD A-5000 (Trinity) family of processors.
Corrected the Voltage specification for the AMD Athlon II X4 600 (Llano) family of processors.
Total CPUs : 876
20-11-201212.7Added the Intel Core i7-3970X Extreme Edition 6-core processor.
Added the Intel Pentium G2120 dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Pentium G2100T dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Pentium G645 dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Pentium G645T dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Celeron G555 dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Celeron G550T dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Celeron G465 dual-core processor.
Total CPUs : 872
05-11-201212.6Added the AMD FX-8350 8-core processor.
Added the AMD FX-8320 8-core processor.
Added the AMD FX-8300 8-core processor.
Added the AMD FX-6300 6-core processor.
Added the AMD FX-4300 quad-core processor.
Added the AMD A6-5400K dual-core processor.
Added the AMD A4-5300 dual-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the AMD A10-5800K quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the AMD A10-5700 quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the AMD A8-5600K quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the AMD A8-5500 quad-core processor.
Total CPUs : 864
12-09-201212.5Added the Intel Core i5-3350P quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i3-3240 dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i3-3240T dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i3-3225 dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i3-3220 dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i3-3220T dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i3-2153 dual-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i5-3330 quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i5-3330S quad-core processor.
Total CPUs : 857
08-08-201212.4Added the AMD A10-5800K dual-core processor.
Added the AMD A10-5700 dual-core processor.
Added the AMD A8-5600K dual-core processor.
Added the AMD A8-5500 dual-core processor.
Added the AMD Athlon II X4 651K quad-core processor.
Updated the Transistor Count and Die Size specifications for all AMD FX processors.
Total CPUs : 850
25-06-201212.3Added the Intel Pentium G870 dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Pentium G860T dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Pentium G694 dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Pentium G693 dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Pentium G640 dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Pentium G640T dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Celeron G550 dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Celeron G540T dual-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i5-3570K quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i5-3550 quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i5-3470T dual-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i5-3450 quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i5-3450S quad-core processor.
Total CPUs : 845
15-05-201212.2Updated the specifications of the AMD FX-8000 series of 8-core processors.
Updated the specifications of the AMD FX-6000 series of 6-core processors.
Updated the specifications of the AMD FX-4000 series of quad-core processors.
Updated the specifications of the AMD A8-3800 series of quad-core processors.
Updated the specifications of the AMD A6-3600 series of quad-core processors.
Updated the specifications of the AMD A6-3500 triple-core processor.
Total CPUs : 837
02-05-201212.1Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i7-3770K quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i7-3770 quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i7-3770S quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i7-3770T quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i5-3570K quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i5-3570 (Future) quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i5-3570S (Future) quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i5-3570T quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i5-3550 quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i5-3550S quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i5-3475S (Future) quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i5-3470 (Future) quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i5-3470S (Future) quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i5-3470T (Future) quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i5-3450 quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i5-3450S quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i3-3330 (Future) quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i3-3330S (Future) quad-core processor.
Total CPUs : 837
17-04-201212.0Added the AMD Athlon II X4 651 quad-core processor.
Added the AMD Athlon II X4 641 quad-core processor.
Added the AMD Athlon II X4 638 quad-core processor.
Added the AMD Athlon II X2 221 dual-core processor.
Added the AMD Sempron X2 198 dual-core processor.
Added the Voltage specifications to the AMD FX series of processors.
Updated the Transistor Count and Die Size specifications of the AMD FX series of processors.
Updated the Release Date for the AMD FX-8100 8-core processor.
Updated the Release Date for the AMD FX-4170 quad-core processor.
Corrected the Multiplier specifications for the AMD Fusion (A) series of processors.
Total CPUs : 837
15-03-201211.9Added the Intel Core i7-3770K (Future) quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i7-3770 (Future) quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i7-3770S (Future) quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i7-3770T (Future) quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i7-3570K (Future) quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i7-3570 (Future) quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i7-3570S (Future) quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i7-3570T (Future) quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i7-3550 (Future) quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i7-3550S (Future) quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i7-3475S (Future) quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i7-3470 (Future) quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i7-3470S (Future) quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i7-3470T (Future) quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i7-3450 (Future) quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i7-3450S (Future) quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i7-3330 (Future) quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i7-3330S (Future) quad-core processor.
Total CPUs : 832
02-03-201211.8Added the Intel Core i7-3820 quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i5-2550K quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i5-2450P quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i5-2380P quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Atom D2700 dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Atom D2500 dual-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i7-3960X 6-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i7-3930K 6-core processor.
Total CPUs : 814
09-02-201211.7Added the AMD FX-8170 8-core processor.
Added the AMD FX-6200 6-core processor.
Added the AMD A8-3870K quad-core processor.
Added the AMD A8-3820 quad-core processor.
Added the AMD A6-3670K quad-core processor.
Added the AMD A6-3620 quad-core processor.
Added the AMD A4-3420 dual-core processor.
Added the AMD Phenom II X4 960T (Non-Black Edition) quad-core processor.
Updated the Transistor Count and HTT Speed specifications for the AMD FX-8000 series of processors.
Updated the Transistor Count and HTT Speed specifications for the AMD FX-6000 series of processors.
Updated the Transistor Count and HTT Speed specifications for the AMD FX-4000 series of processors.
Total CPUs : 808
29-12-201111.6Added the Intel Core i3-2102 dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Pentium G460 processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i7-3960X Extreme Edition 6-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i7-3930K 6-core processor.
Total CPUs : 800
05-12-201111.5Added the AMD Phenom II X4 B99 quad-core processor.
Added the AMD Phenom II X2 B60 dual-core processor.
Added the AMD Phenom II X2 B59 dual-core processor.
Added the AMD Athlon II X2 B30 dual-core processor.
Added a new core (Zosma) to the AMD Athlon II X4 640 quad-core processor.
Added a new core (Propus C3) to the AMD Athlon II X4 630 quad-core processor.
Added a new core (Propus C3) to the AMD Athlon II X4 605e quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the AMD Phenom II X4 B97 quad-core processor.
Updated the HTT Speed specifications of the AMD Phenom II X4 B57, B55 and B53 dual-core processors.
Updated the Socket specifications of the entire AMD Athlon II X4 series of processors.
Total CPUs : 798
14-11-201111.4Added the Intel Core i7-3960X Extreme Edition 6-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i7-3930K 6-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i7-2700K quad-core processor.
Total CPUs : 794
26-10-201111.3Added the AMD E2-3200 dual-core processor.
Added the AMD Athlon II X4 631 quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the AMD A4-3400 dual-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the AMD A4-3300 dual-core processor.
Total CPUs : 791
14-10-201111.2Added the AMD FX-8150 8-core processor.
Added the AMD FX-8120 8-core processor.
Added the AMD FX-8100 8-core processor.
Added the AMD FX-6100 6-core processor.
Added the AMD FX-4170 quad-core processor.
Added the AMD FX-B4150 quad-core processor.
Added the AMD FX-4100 quad-core processor.
Added the AMD A6-3500 quad-core processor.
Added the AMD A4-3400 dual-core processor.
Added the AMD A4-3300 dual-core processor.
Total CPUs : 789
23-09-201111.1Added the Intel Pentium G850 dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Pentium G840 dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Pentium G632 dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Pentium G622 dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Pentium G620 dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Pentium G620T dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Celeron G540 dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Celeron G530T dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Celeron G530 dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Celeron G440 processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i5-2320 dual-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i3-2130 dual-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i3-2125 dual-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i3-2120T dual-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Pentium G860 dual-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Pentium G630 dual-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Pentium G630T dual-core processor.
Removed the Intel Pentium G530T (Future) dual-core processor.
Total CPUs : 779
30-08-201111.0Added a new Other Features specification for all AMD processors.
Added the AMD A8-3850 quad-core processor.
Added the AMD A8-3800 quad-core processor.
Added the AMD A6-3650 quad-core processor.
Added the AMD A6-3600 quad-core processor.
Total CPUs : 770
16-08-201110.9Added the Intel Core i5-2320 (Future) quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i3-2130 (Future) dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i3-2125 (Future) dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i3-2120T (Future) dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Pentium G860 (Future) dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Pentium G630 (Future) dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Pentium G630T (Future) dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Pentium G530T (Future) dual-core processor.
Total CPUs : 764
05-08-201110.8Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i7-990X hexa-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i7-980X hexa-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i7-980 hexa-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i7-970 hexa-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i5-2500K quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i5-2310 quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i5-2300 quad-core processor.
Total CPUs : 756
26-07-201110.7Added the AMD Phenom II X4 850 quad-core processor.
Added the AMD Phenom II X4 650T quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the AMD Sempron 130 processor.
Total CPUs : 756
14-07-201110.6Added the AMD Phenom II X2 521 dual-core processor.
Added the AMD Sempron 180 dual-core processor.
Added the AMD Sempron 130 single-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the AMD Phenom II X6 1075T Black Edition hexa-core processor.
Total CPUs : 754
31-05-201110.5Added the Intel Core i5-2310 quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Celeron D 347 processor.
Added the Intel Celeron 1.8A processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i5-2405S quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i3-2105 dual-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Pentium 4 (Cedar Mills) series of processors.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Celeron D (Cedar Mills) series of processors.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Celeron (Northwood) series of processors.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Celeron (Willamette) series of processors.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Celeron (Covington) series of processors.
Removed the Intel Pentium 4 673 processor.
Removed the Intel Pentium 4 663 processor.
Removed the Intel Pentium 4 653 processor.
Removed the Intel Pentium 4 643 processor.
Removed the Intel Pentium 4 633 processor.
Total CPUs : 751
20-05-201110.4Added the AMD Phenom II X3 720 triple-core processor.
Added the AMD Phenom II X3 715 Black Edition triple-core processor.
Added the AMD Phenom II X2 570 Black Edition dual-core processor.
Added the AMD Phenom X4 9850B quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the AMD Phenom II X4 830 quad-core processor.
Total CPUs : 753
11-05-201110.3Added the AMD Phenom II X6 980 Black Edition hexa-core processor.
Added the AMD Athlon II X4 650 quad-core processor.
Added the AMD Athlon II X4 620e quad-core processor.
Added the AMD Athlon II X3 460 triple-core processor.
Added the AMD Athlon II X3 425e triple-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the AMD Athlon II X4 645 and Athlon II X4 640 processors.
Updated the specifications of the AMD Athlon II X3 435 and Athlon II X3 425 processors.
Total CPUs : 749
03-05-201110.2Added the Intel Core i3-2105 (Future) dual-core processor.
Corrected the Transistor Count and Die Size specifications for Intel "Sandy Bridge" dual-core processors.
Corrected the Instruction Set specification for the Intel Core i7-975 Extreme Edition and Core i7-965 Extreme Edition processors.
Total CPUs : 744
20-04-201110.1Added the Intel Core i7-980 (Future) hexa-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i5-2405S (Future) quad-core processor.
Updated the Instruction Set specifications for many newer Intel desktop processors to indicate support for AES-NI (Advanced Encryption Standard - New Instructions).
Total CPUs : 743
13-04-201110.0Added the AMD Sempron X2 2300 dual-core processor.
Added the AMD Sempron X2 2200 dual-core processor.
Added the AMD Sempron X2 2100 dual-core processor.
Added the AMD Sempron LE-1300 processor.
Added the AMD Sempron LE-1250 processor.
Added the AMD Sempron LE-1200 processor.
Added the AMD Sempron LE-1150 processor.
Added the AMD Sempron LE-1100 processor.
Added the AMD Sempron 3800+ processor.
Updated the specifications of the AMD Sempron series of processors.
Updated the specifications of the AMD Duron series of processors.
Updated the specifications of the AMD K6-III series of processors.
Total CPUs : 741
24-03-20119.9Added the Intel Core i7-990X hexa-core processor.
Cleaned up the Voltage specifications for the Intel Core i7, Core i5 and Core i3 processors (Bloomfield, Lynnfield and Clarksdale).
Total CPUs : 732
09-03-20119.8Added the AMD Phenom II X4 975 Black Edition quad-core processor.
Added the AMD Phenom II X4 840 quad-core processor.
Added the AMD Phenom II X2 511 dual-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the AMD Phenom II X4 970 Black Edition quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the AMD Phenom II X4 960T Black Edition quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the AMD Phenom II X4 840T quad-core processor.
Total CPUs : 731
27-01-20119.7Rearranged the Intel processors in the chronological order.
Added the Intel Pentium E6800 dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Pentium E6700 dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Pentium E5800 dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Pentium E5700 dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Pentium G6960 dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Core 2 Quad Q9505S quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core 2 Quad Q9505 quad-core processor.
Consolidated the Intel Pentium 4 series of processors, removing 9 processors.
Consolidated the Intel Pentium III series of processors, removing 16 processors.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core 2 Quad Q9000 series of processors.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core 2 Quad Q8000 series of processors.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Pentium E6000 series of processors.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Pentium E5000 series of processors.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Pentium II OverDrive series of processors.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Pentium II series of processors.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Pentium Pro series of processors.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Pentium MMX series of processors.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Pentium series of processors.
Total CPUs : 728
13-01-20119.6Added the Intel Core i7-2600K quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i7-2600 quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i7-2600S quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i5-2500K quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i5-2500 quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i5-2500S quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i5-2500T quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i5-2400 quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i5-2400S quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i5-2390T dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i5-2300 quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i3-2120 dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i3-2100 dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i3-2100T dual-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i5-600 series (Clarksdale) of processors.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i3-500 series (Clarksdale) of processors.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Atom D500 and D400 series of processors.
Total CPUs : 746
27-12-20109.5Added a new Cores specification for AMD processors.
Updated the specifications of the AMD Phenom II X6 series of processors.
Updated the specifications of the AMD Phenom II X2 series of processors.
Updated the specifications of the AMD Athlon II X4 series of processors.
Updated the specifications of the AMD Athlon II X3 series of processors.
Consolidated the AMD Athlon XP series of processors, removing 19 processors.
Consolidated the AMD K6-2 series of processors, removing 5 processors.
Total CPUs : 732
21-12-20109.4Added a new Cores / Threads specification for Intel processors.
Added the Intel Pentium G6951 dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Celeron G1101 dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Celeron E3500 dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Celeron E3400 dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Celeron E3300 dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Celeron E3200 dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Celeron E1600 dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Atom D525 dual-core processor.
Added the Intel Atom D425 single-core processor.
Added the Intel Celeron 445 single-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Celeron E1500, Celeron E2400 and Celeron E1200 dual-core processors.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Atom D410 single-core processor.
Removed the Intel Celeron 560, Celeron 550, Celeron 540 and Celeron 530 single-core processors.
Removed the Intel Celeron 215 single-core processor.
Consolidated the Intel Celeron 300-433 processors, removing 5 processors.
Total CPUs : 756
10-12-20109.3Added the AMD Phenom II X6 1100T Black Edition hexa-core processor.
Added the AMD Phenom II X6 1075T Black Edition hexa-core processor.
Added the AMD Phenom II X6 1065T hexa-core processor.
Added the AMD Phenom II X6 1045T hexa-core processor.
Added the AMD Phenom II X4 970 Black Edition (Zosma) quad-core processor.
Added the AMD Phenom II X4 960T Black Edition quad-core processor.
Added the AMD Phenom II X4 840T quad-core processor.
Added the AMD Phenom II X4 830 quad-core processor.
Added the AMD Phenom II X2 565 dual-core processor.
Added the AMD Athlon II X3 455 triple-core processor.
Added the AMD Athlon II X2 B28 dual-core processor.
Added the AMD Athlon II X2 B26 dual-core processor.
Added the AMD Sempron 150 single-core processor.
Removed the AMD Phenom II X4 960T quad-core processor.
Total CPUs : 756
25-11-20109.2Added the AMD Phenom II X4 B97 quad-core processor.
Added the AMD Phenom II X3 B77 triple-core processor.
Added the AMD Phenom II X2 B57 dual-core processor.
Added the AMD Athlon II X4 645 and 615e quad-core processors.
Added the AMD Athlon II X3 420e triple-core processor.
Consolidated the AMD Athlon 64 X2 series of processors.
Consolidated the AMD Sempron series of processors.
Updated the specifications of the AMD Phenom II X4 B95 and B93 quad-core processors.
Updated the specifications of the AMD Phenom II X3 B75 and B73 triple-core processors.
Updated the specifications of the AMD Phenom II X2 B55 and B53 dual-core processors.
Updated the specifications of the AMD Athlon II X4 635 quad-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the AMD Athlon II X3 405e triple-core processor.
Removed the AMD Phenom II X4 B50 quad-core processor.
Total CPUs : 744
15-10-20109.1Added the Intel Core i3-560 quad-core processor.
Added the Turbo Boost speeds of the Intel Core i7 and Core i5 series of processors.
Total CPUs : 767
28-09-20109.0Added the AMD Phenom II X4 970 Black Edition quad-core processor.
Added the AMD Phenom II X4 965 and 955 quad-core processors.
Added the AMD Phenom II X3 740 Black Edition triple-core processor.
Added the AMD Athlon II X3 450 triple-core processor.
Added the AMD Phenom II X2 560 Black Edition dual-core processor.
Added the AMD Athlon II X2 270u, 265, 250e, 220 and 210e dual-core processors.
Added the AMD Athlon II 160u single-core processor.
Added the AMD Sempron 145 single-core processor.
Added the Turbo Core speeds of the AMD Phenom II X6 (Thuban) series of processors.
Added the Transistor Count, Die Size and Maximum Temperature specifications for numerous AMD Phenom II and AMD Athlon II processors.
Updated the specifications of the AMD Phenom II X2 545 dual-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the AMD Athlon II X3 440 triple-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the AMD Athlon II X2 260u, 255, 250, 245, 240e and 215 dual-core processors.
Total CPUs : 766
10-08-20108.9Added the Intel Core i7-970 hexa-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i7-880 and Core i7-870S quad-core processors
Added the Intel Core i5-760 quad-core processor.
Added the Intel Core i3-550 dual-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i7-980X hexa-core processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i7-800 series of quad-core processors.
Renamed the Intel Core i7-875 as the Intel Core i7-875K
Renamed the Intel Core i5-655 as the Intel Core i5-655K
Total CPUs : 753
09-06-20108.8Added the AMD Phenom II X4 910e and 820 quad-core processors.
Added the AMD Phenom II X2 550 dual-core processor.
Added the AMD Athlon II X4 640 and 610e quad-core processors.
Added the AMD Athlon II X3 445 and 415e triple-core processors.
Added the AMD Athlon II X2 260 and 245e dual-core processors.
Updated the specifications of the AMD Phenom II X6 1090T and 1055 T hexa-core processors.
Updated the specifications of the AMD Phenom II X4 810 and 805 quad-core processors.
Total CPUs : 748
01-06-20108.7Added the Intel Core i7-875 quad-core processor (unlocked).
Added the Intel Core i5-655 quad-core processor (unlocked).
Total CPUs : 739
05-05-20108.6Added the Intel Core i5-680 processor.
Added the Intel Pentium Dual-Core E5500 processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Pentium Dual-Core E6000 and E5000 series of processors.
Total CPUs : 737
24-04-20108.5Added the AMD Phenom II X6 1090T, 1075T, 1055T and 1035T hexa-core processors.
Added the AMD Phenom II X4 960T processor.
Added the AMD Phenom II X4 B50 processor.
Consolidated the AMD Athlon series of processors.
Consolidated the AMD Duron series of processors.
Removed the AMD Athlon 6250 and 6050 processors.
Total CPUs : 735
12-04-20108.4Added the AMD Phenom II X2 555 Black Edition processor.
Added the AMD Athlon II X4 635, 630, 620 and 600e processors.
Added the AMD Athlon II X3 440, 435, 425, 405e and 400e processors.
Added the AMD Athlon II X2 260u, 255, 250, B24, 250u, 245, 240e, B22, and 215 processors.
Added the AMD Sempron 140 processor.
Updated the specifications of the AMD Phenom II X4 965 BE, 955 BE, 945 and 925 processors.
Updated the specifications of the AMD Athlon II X4 605e processor.
Updated the specifications of the AMD Athlon II X2 240 and 235e processors.
Removed the AMD Athlon II X4 615 processor.
Removed the AMD Athlon II X3 420 and 410 processors.
Total CPUs : 755
31-03-20108.3Added the Intel Core i7-980X processor.
Total CPUs : 738
20-02-20108.2Added the Intel Pentium G6950 processor.
Added the Intel Pentium Dual-Core E6600, E6500K and E6500 processors.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Pentium Dual-Core E6300 processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Pentium Dual-Core E2220, E2210, E2200, E2160 and E2140 processors.
Total CPUs : 737
09-02-20108.1Added the Intel Atom D510 and D410 processors.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Atom 330 and 230 processors.
Total CPUs : 733
26-01-20108.0Added the AMD Athlon 64 3400+ and 3100+ processors.
Added the AMD Athlon 64 2650e, 2600+ and 2000+ processors.
Added the AMD Athlon 64 LE-1660, LE-1640, LE-1620 and LE-1600 processors.
Added the AMD Athlon 64 1500+ processor.
Updated and combined the specifications of the AMD Athlon 64 series of processors.
Updated and combined the specifications of the AMD Athlon 64 FX-57, FX-55, FX-53 and FX-51 processors.
Total CPUs : 731
21-01-20107.9Added the Intel Core i7-860S processor.
Added the Intel Core i5-750S processor.
Added the Intel Core i5-670, 661, 660 and 650 processors.
Added the Intel Core i3-540 and 530 processors.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i7-870 and 860 processors.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i5-750 processor.
Total CPUs : 749
18-12-20097.8Added the Intel Core i7-960 and Core i7-930 processors.
Total CPUs : 741
09-10-20097.7Added the AMD Phenom II 42 TWKR Black Edition processor.
Added the AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition, B95, B93 and 900e processors.
Added the AMD Phenom II X3 B75, B73 and 700e processors.
Added the AMD Phenom II X2 550 Black Edition, B55, 545 and B53 processors.
Corrected the Voltage and HTT Speed specifications of the AMD Phenom II X4 family of processors.
Corrected the Voltage and HTT Speed specifications of the AMD Phenom II X3 family of processors.
Total CPUs : 739
10-09-20097.6Added the Intel Core i7-870 and Core i7-860 processors.
Added the Intel Core i5-750 processor.
Total CPUs : 727
27-08-20097.5Updated the specifications of the Intel Core 2 Extreme QX9775 and QX9770 processors.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core 2 Quad Q9650, Q9550, Q9450, Q9400s, Q9400, Q9300 and Q9000 processors.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core 2 Quad Q8400s, Q8400, Q8300, Q8200s and Q8200 processors.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core 2 Duo E7300 and E7200 processors.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core 2 Extreme QX6850, QX6800 and QX6700 processors.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 processor.
Total CPUs : 724
19-08-20097.4Added the AMD Phenom X4 9950 Black Edition, 9850 Black Edition, 9850, 9750B, 9600B, 9450e, 9350e and 9150e processors.
Added the AMD Phenom X3 8750 Black Edition, 8750B, 8600B, 8550, 8450e and 8250e processors.
Added the AMD Athlon X2 7850 Black Edition, 7750, 7550, 7450 and 6500 Black Edition processors.
Updated the specifications of the AMD Phenom X4 9700, 9650, 9600 Black Edition, 9600, 9550, 9500 and 9100e processors.
Removed the AMD Phenom X4 9900 and 9700 processors.
Total CPUs : 724
15-07-20097.3Added the Intel Core i7-975 Extreme Edition processor.
Added the Intel Core i7-950 processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i7 965 Extreme Edition processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i7 940 and 920 processors.
Total CPUs : 707
10-06-20097.2Added the Intel Pentium Dual-Core E6300 processor.
Added the Intel Pentium Dual-Core E2210 processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core 2 Quad Q8400s and Q8400 processors.
Total CPUs : 705
29-06-20097.1Added the AMD Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition and 905e processors.
Added the AMD Phenom II X3 705e processor.
Updated the specifications of the AMD Phenom II X4 945 processor.
Updated the Release Date and Voltage specifications of the AMD Phenom II X4 and X3 processors.
Total CPUs : 703
15-06-20097.0Added the Intel Core 2 Quad Q8400s and Q8400 processors.
Added the Intel Core 2 Duo E7600 processor.
Split the AMD and Intel split tables into separate pages to greatly reduce loading time and improve navigation.
Total CPUs : 700
15-03-20096.9Updated the Die Size specifications of the Intel Core i7 processors.
Total CPUs : 697
27-02-20096.8Added the AMD Athlon 64 X2 6000+, 5800+, 5600+ and 5400+ (Brisbane) processors.
Updated the specifications of the AMD Athlon 64 X2 5200+ (Brisbane) processor.
Updated the specifications of the AMD Athlon 64 X2 6000+, 5600+ and 5400+ (Windsor) processors.
Total CPUs : 697
07-02-20096.7Added the Intel Core 2 Quad Q9550s and Q9400s processors.
Added the Intel Core 2 Quad Q8200s processor.
Added the Intel Pentium Dual-Core E5400 processor.
Total CPUs : 693
21-12-20086.6Added the AMD Phenom X3 8850 processor.
Added the AMD Athlon X4 612 and 605 (Propus) processors.
Added the AMD Athlon X3 420 and 410 (Rana) processors.
Added the AMD Athlon X2 240 and 235 (Regor) processors.
Total CPUs : 689
15-12-20086.5Added the AMD Phenom II X4 945, 925 and 910 processors.
Added the AMD Phenom II X4 810 and 805 processors.
Added the AMD Phenom II X4 940 and 920 (AM2+) processors.
Added the AMD Phenom II X3 720 and 710 processors.
Total CPUs : 682
03-12-20086.4Moved the Intel Core 2 Extreme QX9300 and X9100 processors to the Mobile CPU Comparison Guide.
Moved the Intel Core 2 Quad Q9200 and Q9100 processors to the Mobile CPU Comparison Guide.
Total CPUs : 673
24-11-20086.3Added the Intel Core 2 Extreme QX9300 processor.
Added the Intel Core 2 Extreme X9100 processor.
Added the Intel Core 2 Quad Q9300, Q9200 and Q9100 processors.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i7 processors.
Changed Front Side Bus to FSB / QPI Speed.
Total CPUs : 677
14-11-20086.2Added the AMD Athlon 64 4000+ (Orleans) processor.
Updated the specifications of the AMD Athlon 64 3800+ (Orleans) processor.
Updated the specifications of the AMD Phenom X3 8750 processor.
Total CPUs : 672
08-11-20086.1Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i7-9 65 Extreme Edition, i7-940 and i7-920 processors.
Total CPUs : 671
31-10-20086.0Added the Intel Core 2 Duo E8600 processor.
Added the Intel Atom 330 and 230 processors.
Added the Intel Celeron 215 processor.
Total CPUs : 671
16-10-20085.9Updated the specifications of the Intel Core i7-965 Extreme Edition, i7-940 and i7-920 processors.
Added the Intel Core 2 Quad Q8300 processor.
Added the Intel Core 2 Duo E7500 and E7400 processors.
Added the Intel Pentium Dual-Core E5300 processor.
Added the Intel Celeron Dual-Core E1500 processor.
Total CPUs : 667
11-09-20085.8Added the Intel Core 2 Duo E5200 processor.
Added the Intel Celeron 560 & 530 processors.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Core 2 Quad Q8200 processor.
Updated the specifications of the Intel Celeron 550, 540, 450, 440, 430, 420 and 220 processors.
Total CPUs : 662
02-09-20085.7Added the Intel Celeron 550 & 540 processors.
Added the Intel Celeron 450 processor.
Added the Intel Celeron 220 processor.
Total CPUs : 659
05-07-20085.6Added the Intel Core 2 Quad Q9650 & Q9400 processors.
Total CPUs : 655
21-06-20085.5Added the Intel Bloomfield XE, P1 and MS3 processors.
Added the Intel Core 2 Quad Q8200 processor.
Added TXT support to the Intel Core 2 Quad and Core 2 Duo processors.
Total CPUs : 653
10-06-20085.4Added the Intel Celeron E1200 & E1400 processors.
Total CPUs : 649
23-05-20085.3Added the Intel Core 2 Duo E7200 processor.
Added the Intel Pentium Dual-Core E2220 processor.
Added the Intel Pentium 4 Extreme Edition 3.2 GHz
Added the new L2 core specifications for the Intel Pentium Dual-Core E2160 and E2140 processors.
Removed two double-listed Intel processors.
Corrected the Voltage specification for the Intel Pentium Dual-Core E2180, E2160 and E2140 processors.
Corrected the Maximum Temperature specification for the Intel Pentium Dual-Core E2200 processor.
Total CPUs : 647
02-05-20085.2Added the AMD Phenom X4 9750, 9650 , 9550 & 9100e processors.
Added the AMD Phenom X3 8750, 8650, 8450 & 8400 processors.
Added the AMD Athlon X2 4850e, 4450e & 4050e processors.
Added the AMD Athlon 6250 & 6050 processors.
Corrected the Release Date specifications for the AMD Phenom X4 8600 processor.
Corrected the Socket/Slot specifications for the Intel Core 2 Extreme QX9775 processor.
Total CPUs : 646
19-03-20085.1Added the AMD Phenom 8600 processor.
Added the Intel Core 2 Duo E7300 processor.
Corrected the Other Features specifications for Intel Core 2 Duo E8190 processor.
Total CPUs : 633
04-03-20085.0Revamped the design of the guide.
Added the Intel Core 2 Duo E8190 and E4700 processors.
Added the Intel Core 2 Quad Q6700 processor.
Added Voltage and Maximum Temp. specifications for the Intel Core 2 Extreme QX9775, QX9770 and QX9650 processors.
Added Voltage and Maximum Temp. specifications for the Intel Core 2 Quad Q9550 and Q9450 processors.
Added Voltage and Maximum Temp. specifications for the Intel Core 2 Duo E8500, E8400, E8300 and E8200 processors.
Corrected the Voltage and Maximum Temp. specifications for the Intel Core 2 Extreme QX6850, QX6800, QX6700 and X6800 processors.
Corrected the Voltage and Maximum Temp. specifications for all Intel Core 2 Duo processors.
Total CPUs : 631
04-01-20084.5Added the AMD Phenom 9600 Black Edition processor.
Corrected the Release Date for AMD Athlon X2 5000+ Black Edtion & 6400+ Black Edition.
Total CPUs : 628
18-12-20074.4Added the AMD Athlon 64 X2 6400+ Black Edition & 5000+ Black Edition processors.
Added the Intel Celeron D 360 & 365 processors.
Added the Intel Celeron 420, 430 & 440 processors.
Corrected numerous mistakes.
Total CPUs : 627
28-11-20074.3Added the AMD Phenom 9900 processor.
Corrected the Level 2 Cache specification of the AMD Athlon 64 X2 5000+ (Windsor 2MB) processor.
Total CPUs : 620
20-11-20074.2Added the AMD Phenom 9700, 9600 and 9500 processors.
Added the AMD Athlon X2 BE-2400, BE-2350 and BE-2300 processors.
Added the AMD Athlon 64 X2 (Brisbane) 5200+ and 4200+ processors.
Corrected the Transistor Count, Fabrication Process & Die Size specifications for all AMD Athlon 64 X2 processors.
Corrected the Fabrication Process specifications for all AMD Athlon 64 X2 (Brisbane) processors.
Corrected the TDP specifications for the AMD Athlon 64 X2 5600+, 5400+ processor.
Total CPUs : 619
15-11-20074.1Added the Intel Core 2 Extreme (Yorkfield-XE) QX9775 and QX9770 processors.
Added the Intel Core 2 Duo E6540 processor.
Added the Intel Pentium D 935 processor.
Updated the Other Features specifications for the Intel Core 2 Duo (Allendale & Conroe) processors.
Corrected the Transistor Count and Die Size of the Intel Core 2 Duo E6420 and E6320 processors.
Corrected the L2 Cache size for the Intel Pentium D 915 and 925 processors.
Corrected the Other Features specifications for the Intel Pentium D 9xx processors.
Total CPUs : 611
12-10-20074.0Added the Intel Core 2 Extreme (Yorkfield-XE) QX9650 processor.
Added the Intel Core 2 Quad (Yorkfield) Q9550, Q9450 and Q9300 processors.
Added the Intel Core 2 Duo (Wolfdale) E8500, E8400, E8300 and E8200 processors.
Added the Intel Core 2 Duo E4600 & E4500 processors.
Added the Intel Pentium Dual-Core E2200 & E2180 processors.
Corrected the Die Size specifications of the quad-core Intel Core 2 (Kentsfield) processors.
Total CPUs : 607
25-08-20073.6Corrected the Core & Level 2 Cache specifications for AMD Athlon 64 X2 3600+ (Brisbane) processor.
Total CPUs : 595
15-08-20073.5Added the AMD Athlon 64 X2 6400+ processor.
Added the AMD Athlon 64 X2 3600+ (Brisbane) processor.
Added NXbit support for all AMD Athlon 64 (Clawhammer) CG-stepping or newer processors.
Minor layout changes.
Total CPUs : 595
12-08-20073.4Added the Intel Pentium Dual-Core E2140 & E2160 processors.
Added the Intel Core 2 Duo E6550 processor.
Added the Intel Core 2 Extreme QX6800 & QX6850 processors.
Corrected numerous mistakes for the Intel Core 2 series.
Removed Core 2 Solo & Core 2 Duo E6650 processors.
Total CPUs : 593
16-02-20073.3Added the AMD Athlon FX-70, FX-72 & FX-74 processors.
Added the Intel Core 2 Quad QX6600 processor.
Added the Maximum Current & Maximum Temp. specifications for Intel Core 2 Extreme processors.
Corrected the Level 3 Cache specifications for AMD K6-III series.
Corrected the Level 2 Cache & Core specifications for Intel Core 2 Duo E6320 & E6420.
Total CPUs : 590
12-02-20073.2Added the Intel Core 2 Duo E4400, E6320, E6420, E6650, E6750, E6800 & E6850 processors.
Added the AMD Athlon 64 X2 4000+ (Brisbane), 4400+ (Brisbane), 4800+ (Brisbane), 5000+ (Windsor 1MB/2MB), 5600+ & 6000+ processors.
Added the Voltage specifications for Intel Core 2 Duo E4300.
Added the Maximum Current specifications for Intel Core 2 Duo series.
Corrected the TDP & Core specifications for Intel Core 2 Duo E4300, E6300 & E6400.
Corrected the Core specifications for AMD Athlon 64 X2 3600+, 3800+, 4200+ & 4600+.
Total CPUs : 586
02-11-20063.1Added the Die Size and Transistor Count specifications for the Intel Core 2 Extreme QX6700 CPU.
Updated the Voltage specifications for Intel Core 2 Extreme QX6700 CPU.
Replaced SSE4 with Sup. SSE3 for all Intel Core 2 processors.
Corrected the Level 1 Cache and Level 2 Cache specifications for all AMD and Intel multi-core CPUs to differentiate between shared and non-shared caches.
Corrected the FSB speeds of all Intel CPUs that support 1066 MHz FSBs.
Corrected the full Instruction Set table for the Intel processors.
Some cosmetic changes to the tables for all CPU companies.
Total CPUs : 573
31-10-20063.0Added four new pages, each with a full list of specifications for each company.
Corrected specifications for the Intel Core 2 Duo Extreme QX6700 CPU.
Corrected numerous formatting and typing mistakes in all pages.
Total CPUs : 573
13-10-20062.0Added four new specifications - Transistor Count, Die Size, Maximum Current and Maximum Temperature.
Split all data into three tables to fit the page.
Combined a number of similar processor models for AM2 Sempron, AM2 Athlon 64, AM2 Athlon 64 X2 in order to reduce confusion.
Corrected the naming mistake for AMD Athlon 64 X2 4000+ and Athlon 64 FX-60 CPUs.
Corrected the Instruction Set specification for Intel Core 2 series.
Total CPUs : 573
04-10-20061.3Added the Intel Core 2 Extreme QX6700 quad core CPU.
Numerous minor corrections of various CPU specifications.
Differentiated similar processors with tags.
Adjusted the size and design of the tables in all pages.
Rearranged the listing of the AMD Athlon 64 EE processors.
Total CPUs : 573
24-08-20061.2Added the Voltage specifications for Intel Core 2 Duo E6300, E6400, E6600, E6700 & Core 2 Extreme X6800.
Simplified the listing of the Instruction Sets for all AMD and Intel processors.
Total CPUs : 572
18-08-20061.1Corrected specifications for the Other Features section of the Intel page.
Corrected the L2 cache sizes for the Intel Pentium !!!-S processors.
Adjusted the size and design of the tables in all pages.
Other minor corrections and adjustments.
Total CPUs : 572
15-08-20061.0Initial release.
Total CPUs : 572

 

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AMD Ryzen 4000 Mobile : Major Consumer Kick-Off In 2020!

AMD just kicked off a major consumer roll-out of the AMD Ryzen 4000 family of mobile processors!

Join us for AMD’s official consumer tech briefing, and compare the full stack of Ryzen 4000 consumer and PRO mobile processors!

 

AMD Ryzen 4000 Mobile : Major Consumer Kick-Off In 2020!

The AMD Ryzen 4000 family of mobile processors was first unveiled at CES 2020, but its major roll-out got delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

To take on Intel’s considerable control of the laptop market, AMD prepared a formidable stack of 14 mobile processors – all with integrated Vega graphics.

To kick-off their 2020 assault on Intel’s mobile market stronghold, AMD lined up these laptops with their partners :

  • ASUS G14 : Ryzen 4000 H-series + NVIDIA + AMD FreeSync
  • ASUS G15 : Ryzen 4000 H-series + NVIDIA + AMD FreeSync
  • MSI Bravo : Ryzen 4000 H-series + Radeon RX 5500M + AMD FreeSync
  • Lenovo Legion 5 : Ryzen 4000 H-series + NVIDIA
  • Dell G5 15 SE : Ryzen 4000 H-series + Radeon RX 5600M + AMD FreeSync + AMD SmartShift

Recommended : AMD Radeon RX 5700M | RX 5600M : A Quick Primer!

 

AMD SmartShift : A Special Mention!

AMD SmartShift is a new technology that gives the new AMD Ryzen 4000 mobile processors better performance – up to 10% in games, and 12% in content creation.

It is basically a smart power distribution technique that dynamically improves CPU or GPU performance with a limited power budget.

For more details, we recommend reading AMD SmartShift Explained : Smart Power Distribution FTW!

Unfortunately, it’s not launching in all Ryzen 4000 laptops, only the Dell G5 15 SE at this time. So if you want to take advantage of this new AMD technology, we highly recommend you check out the Dell G5 15 SE.

 

AMD Ryzen 4000 Mobile : Specifications

For your convenience, here is a table comparing the key specifications of the full stack of AMD Ryzen 4000 mobile processors – both consumer-grade and PRO-grade models.

Processor Model Cores /
Threads
cTDP Base
Clock
Boost
Clock
L2
Cache
L3
Cache
GPU
Cores
GPU
Clock
Ryzen 9 4900H 8 / 16 45 W 3.3 GHz 4.4 GHz 4 MB 8 MB 8 1.75 GHz
Ryzen 9 4900HS 8 / 16 35 W 3.0 GHz 4.3 GHz 4 MB 8 MB 8 1.75 GHz
Ryzen 7 4800H 8 / 16 45 W 2.9 GHz 4.2 GHz 4 MB 8 MB 7 1.6 GHz
Ryzen 7 4800HS 8 / 16 35 W 2.9 GHz 4.2 GHz 4 MB 8 MB 7 1.6 GHz
Ryzen 7 4800U 8 / 16 15 W 1.8 GHz 4.2 GHz 4 MB 8 MB 8 1.75 GHz
Ryzen 7 PRO 4750U 8 / 16 15 W 1.7 GHz 4.1 GHz 4 MB 8 MB 7 1.6 GHz
Ryzen 5 4700U 8 / 8 15 W 2.0 GHz 4.1 GHz 4 MB 8 MB 7 1.6 GHz
Ryzen 5 PRO 4650U 6 / 12 15 W 2.1 GHz 4.0 GHz 3 MB 8 MB 6 1.5 GHz
Ryzen 5 4600H 6 / 12 45 W 3.0 GHz 4.0 GHz 3 MB 8 MB 6 1.5 GHz
Ryzen 5 4600HS 6 / 12 35 W 3.0 GHz 4.0 GHz 3 MB 8 MB 6 1.5 GHz
Ryzen 5 4600U 6 / 12 15 W 2.1 GHz 4.0 GHz 3 MB 8 MB 6 1.5 GHz
Ryzen 5 4500U 6 / 6 15 W 2.3 GHz 4.0 GHz 3 MB 8 MB 6 1.5 GHz
Ryzen 3 PRO 4450U 4 / 8 15 W 2.5 GHz 3.7 GHz 2 MB 4 MB 5 1.4 GHz
Ryzen 3 4300U 4 / 4 15 W 2.7 GHz 3.7 GHz 2 MB 4 MB 5 1.4 GHz

 

AMD Ryzen 4000 Mobile : More Videos!

Just in case you missed them, here are more videos on the AMD Ryzen 4000 mobile processor family!

AMD Ryzen Mobile 4000 Series Official CES 2020 Briefing

AMD Ryzen Mobile 4000 Series Performance

AMD Ryzen Mobile 4000 Series Gaming Performance

AMD Ryzen Mobile 4000 Series Battery Life

 

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AMD Ryzen 9 4900H : 8C/16T High Performance Mobile APU!

AMD just introduced the Ryzen 9 4900H – a high-performance 8-core, 16-thread mobile processor with a TDP of 45 watts!

Here is EVERYTHING on the AMD Ryzen 9 4900H, including four new Ryzen Mobile 4000 Series videos!

 

AMD Ryzen 4000 H-Series

The AMD Ryzen 9 4900H is part of the new Ryzen 4000 H-Series, which consists at launch of just these two models :

  • Ryzen 9 4900H : 8 cores, 16 threads, 3.3 GHz base clock, 4.4 GHz boost clock
  • Ryzen 7 4800H : 8 cores, 16 threads, 2.9 GHz base clock, 4.2 GHz boost clock
  • Ryzen 5 4600H : 6 cores, 12 threads, 3.0 GHz base clock, 4.0 GHz boost clock

Recommended : 3rd Gen Ryzen 4000 Mobile Family : A Quick Primer!

 

AMD Ryzen 9 4900H Mobile APU

The AMD Ryzen 9 4900U not only comes with 8 cores, it also supports simultaneous multithreading, allowing it to process up to 16 threads at the same time.

It has a 4 MB L2 cache and an 8 MB L3 cache, with a 3.3 GHz base clock and a 4.4 GHz boost clock. It comes with a Radeon Vega 8 Graphics integrated GPU that runs at 1.75 GHz.

The AMD Ryzen 9 4900H has a nominal TDP of 45 watts, but is configurable by the laptop manufacturer for a TDP of 35 watts to 45 watts.

Like the other AMD Ryzen 4000 Mobile processors, it is fabricated on the 7 nm process, and supports LPDDR4x memory. It also has SmartShift capability, when paired with a separate Radeon GPU.

AMD Ryzen Mobile 4000 Series Performance

AMD Ryzen Mobile 4000 Series Gaming Performance

AMD Ryzen Mobile 4000 Series Battery Life

 

AMD Ryzen 9 4900H Specifications Compared

Here is a comparison of the AMD Ryzen 9 4900H against the other members of the AMD Ryzen 4000 Mobile family.

Processor Model Cores /
Threads
cTDP Base
Clock
Boost
Clock
L2
Cache
L3
Cache
GPU GPU
Clock
Ryzen 9 4900H 8 / 16 45 W 3.3 GHz 4.4 GHz 4 MB 8 MB Vega 8 1.75 GHz
Ryzen 7 4800H 8 / 16 45 W 2.9 GHz 4.2 GHz 4 MB 8 MB Vega 7 1.6 GHz
Ryzen 7 4800U 8 / 16 15 W 1.8 GHz 4.2 GHz 4 MB 8 MB Vega 8 1.75 GHz
Ryzen 5 4700U 8 / 8 15 W 2.0 GHz 4.1 GHz 4 MB 8 MB Vega 7 1.6 GHz
Ryzen 5 4600H 6 / 12 45 W 3.0 GHz 4.0 GHz 3 MB 8 MB Vega 6 1.5 GHz
Ryzen 5 4600U 6 / 12 15 W 2.1 GHz 4.0 GHz 3 MB 8 MB Vega 6 1.5 GHz
Ryzen 5 4500U 6 / 6 15 W 2.3 GHz 4.0 GHz 3 MB 8 MB Vega 6 1.5 GHz
Ryzen 3 4300U 4 / 4 15 W 2.7 GHz 3.7 GHz 2 MB 4 MB Vega 5 1.4 GHz

 

AMD Ryzen 9 4900H Gaming Performance

The AMD Ryzen 9 4900U is targeted directly at the Intel Core i7-9750H, offering 39% better gaming performance, according to AMD.

 

 

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AMD Ryzen 9 3950X : EVERYTHING You Need To Know!

After a two month delay, the AMD Ryzen 9 3950X is finally here to take on the Intel Core i9-9920X, with more cores and a much lower price point!

Here is EVERYTHING you need to know about AMD’s new Core i9 killer processor!

 

AMD Ryzen 9 3950X Tech Briefing

First up, Don Woligroski, AMD Desktop Processor Technical Marketing Manager, gives us a tech briefing on the new AMD Ryzen 9 3950X processor.

Updated @ 2019-11-26 : Added a new spider chart comparing its performance against the Intel Core i9-9920X, as well as prices for Malaysia and Singapore.

Originally posted @ 2019-11-07

 

The AMD Ryzen 9 3950X Processor

The AMD Ryzen 9 3950X is a 16-core, 32-thread processor to top off the 3rd Gen Ryzen family, offering a 3.5 GHz base clock, a 4.7 GHz boost clock, and a massive 64 MB L3 cache.

CPU Architecture + Design

Like all other 3rd Gen Ryzen processors, the Ryzen 9 3950X are based on the new Zen 2 architecture with the chiplet design approach.

The CPU dies are fabricated on the 7 nm process technology, while the I/O die is fabricated on the 12 nm process technology.

Better Single-Threaded Performance

The new AMD Ryzen 9 3950X delivers up to 22% better single-threaded performance, which is critical for games.

This gives it comparable gaming performance to the Intel Core i9-9900K and Intel Core i9-9920X processors.

Much Better Multi-Threaded Performance

With 16 cores and 32 threads, the AMD Ryzen 9 3950X is much faster than the 8-core Intel Core i9-9900K and 12-core Intel Core i9-9920X processors. It’s not even close!

Far More Power-Efficient!

Thanks to its CPU cores being fabricated on the 7 nm process technology, the AMD Ryzen 9 3950X is able to do more with less power.

In fact, it uses far less power than the Intel Core i9-9900K and Intel Core i9-9920X processors, delivering up to 2.34X more performance per watt!

No Bundled Cooler

The AMD Ryzen 9 3950X will NOT ship with a bundled cooler, because it’s meant to be used with liquid cooling for optimal performance.

In fact, AMD is recommending that you use it with an AIO liquid water cooler that has a 280 mm or larger radiator.

 

AMD Ryzen 9 3950X vs Intel Core i9-9920X New!

Here is a spider chart that AMD just shared with us, comparing the Ryzen 9 3950X with the Core i9-9920X.

 

AMD Ryzen 9 3950X Specifications

Here are the Ryzen 9 3950X’s specifications, compared against the other 3rd Gen Ryzen processors.

Specifications Ryzen 9
3950X
Ryzen 9
3900X
Ryzen 7
3800X
Ryzen 7
3700X
Ryzen 5
3600X
Ryzen 5
3600
Fab Process 7 nm (CPU) + 12 nm (I/O)
Cores / Threads 16 / 32 12 / 24 8 / 16 8 / 16 6 / 12 6 / 12
Base Clock 3.5 GHz 3.8 GHz 3.9 GHz 3.6 GHz 3.8 GHz 3.6 GHz
Boost Clock 4.7 GHz 4.6 GHz 4.5 GHz 4.4 GHz 4.4 GHz 4.2 GHz
L2 Cache 8 MB 6 MB 4 MB 3 MB
L3 Cache 64 MB 32 MB
PCIe Support PCIe Gen 4 (24 lanes)
TDP 105 W 95 W 65 W
Bundled Cooler NA Wraith Prism RGB Wraith
Stealth
Wraith
Spire
Launch Price $749 $449 $399 $329 $249 $199

 

AMD Ryzen 9 3950X Price + Availability

Back in June, AMD announced that the Ryzen 9 3950X would be available sometime in September 2019, which was then delayed by two months.

It is now available starting 25 November 2019, with an official launch price of US$749 and RM 3,149 here in Malaysia.

Here are some online purchase options (accurate as of 26 November 2019) :

 

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Tech ARP Eco-Mode Guide 3.0 for 3rd Gen Ryzen Processors!

Here is EVERYTHING you need to know about the new Ryzen Eco-Mode for 3rd Gen Ryzen processors!

Find out when, how and why you should enable or disable the Ryzen Eco-Mode!

Updated @ 2019-11-17 : Added a guide on enabling PBO in the BIOS, and updated the article in general.

Updated @ 2019-11-09 : Added Robert Hallock’s video on Ryzen Eco-Mode, and a compatibility list.

Originally posted @ 2019-11-07

 

The New 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen Eco-Mode

AMD Ryzen Master 2.0 comes with a new Eco-Mode for 3rd Gen Ryzen processors, but NOT the Ryzen 3000-series APUs.

AMD Senior Technical Marketing Manager, Robert Hallock, gives us a quick primer in this video.

What Eco-Mode does is lower the 3rd Gen Ryzen processor’s TDP by one step :

  • 105 W and 95 W processors will be limited to 65 W
  • 65 W processors will be limited to 45 W

The 3rd Gen Ryzen processor will manage core voltage and frequency automatically to keep to the new reduced power level.

Precision Boost Overdrive (PBO), Automatic Overclocking (AOC) and manual overclocking will be disabled when Eco-Mode is enabled.

 

Impact Of Ryzen Eco-Mode

Enabling Eco-Mode naturally impacts the processor’s performance, but greatly reduces its power consumption with a significant drop in CPU temperature.

AMD shared this chart with us, comparing the performance of the new Ryzen 9 3950X, with and without Eco-Mode turned on.

With a 38% lower TDP, the AMD Ryzen 9 3950X used 44% less power and ran 7°C cooler. On the downside, it was 23% slower.

However, it offers those on a limited TDP budget the option of using a CPU with more cores than would normally be possible.

 

Ryzen Eco-Mode Use Case

According to AMD Desktop Processor Technical Marketing Manager, Don Woligroski, Eco-Mode is best used by those who want to run high-end 3rd Gen Ryzen processors in Small Form Factor (SFF) PCs, NAS, Plex boxes, etc.

It will allow them to enjoy the performance of 12 or 16 cores, without worrying about overloading the SFF power supply, or excessive heat accumulating in the small chassis.

It can also be used to trade off Ryzen processor power for more graphics card power, if there is limited power at the system level.

Since it can be applied on-the-fly, you can also use it to greatly reduce power consumption and thermal output when you are not using your high-performance Ryzen system for strenuous work.

And when you need processing power, you can instantly turn it into a high-performance gaming or content creation system with a simple switch!

 

How To Enable / Disable Ryzen Eco-Mode

Ryzen Eco-Mode will NOT appear until PBO (Precision Boost Overdrive) is enabled in the BIOS, so before you begin, check and make sure PBO has been enabled in the BIOS.

  1. Download and install AMD Ryzen Master 2.0, or newer.
  2. Select one of the four profiles to edit and use.
  3. Under Control Mode, select ECO-Mode.

  1. Click the Apply button at the bottom to activate Eco-Mode immediately.
  2. The processor will immediately manage its core voltages and frequencies to achieve the lower power target.
  3. To disable Eco-Mode, just select one of the four other control modes – Default, Precision Boost Overdrive, Auto Overclocking or Manual.

  1. Click the Apply button to disable Eco-Mode, and activate the selected control mode.

 

There Is No Eco-Mode Option In Ryzen Master!

If you do not see the Eco-Mode option in Ryzen Master, that’s because PBO (Precision Boost Overdrive) is disabled in the BIOS.

  1. Reboot your computer, and go into BIOS setup
  2. Look for the PBO (Precision Boost Overdrive) option, which may be hidden under overclocking options
  3. It will generally be set to Auto by default.
  4. Switch that to Enabled.
  5. Save the change, and reboot your computer.

After doing this, Eco-Mode will appear in Ryzen Master.

 

Ryzen Eco-Mode Compatibility

For your convenience, here is a table to show you what processors will support Ryzen Eco-Mode :

Processor Family Models Ryzen Eco-Mode
Threadripper 3000-Series CPU Threadripper 3970X
Threadripper 3960X
No
Ryzen 3000-Series CPU Ryzen 9 3950X
Ryzen 9 3900X
Ryzen 7 3800X
Ryzen 7 3700X
Ryzen 7 3700
Ryzen 5 3600X
Ryzen 5 3600
Ryzen 5 3500X
Yes
Ryzen 3000-Series APU Ryzen 7 3780U
Ryzen 7 3750H
Ryzen 7 3700U
Ryzen 5 3580U
Ryzen 5 3550H
Ryzen 5 3500U
Ryzen 5 3400G
Ryzen 5 3400GE
Ryzen 3 3300U
Ryzen 3 3200G
Ryzen 3 3200GE
Ryzen 3 3200U
No
Athlon 3000-Series APU Athlon 3000G No
Athlon 300-Series APU Athlon 300G
Athlon 300U
No
Threadripper 2000-Series CPU Threadripper 2990WX
Threadripper 2970WX
Threadripper 2950X
Threadripper 2920X
No
Ryzen 2000-Series CPU Ryzen 7 2700X
Ryzen 7 2700
Ryzen 7 2700E
Ryzen 5 2600X
Ryzen 5 2600
Ryzen 5 2600E
Ryzen 5 2500X
Ryzen 3 2300X
No
Ryzen 2000-Series APU Ryzen 7 2800H
Ryzen 7 2700U
Ryzen 5 2600H
Ryzen 5 2500U
Ryzen 5 2400G
Ryzen 5 2400GE
Ryzen 3 2200G
Ryzen 3 2300U
No
Athlon 200-Series APU Athlon 240GE
Athlon 220GE
Athlon 200GE
No
Threadripper 1000-Series CPU Threadripper 1950X
Threadripper 1920X
Threadripper 1900X
No
Ryzen 1000-Series CPU Ryzen 7 1800X
Ryzen 7 1700X
Ryzen 7 1700
Ryzen 5 1600X
Ryzen 5 1600
Ryzen 5 1500X
Ryzen 5 1400
Ryzen 3 1300X
Ryzen 3 1200
No

 

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AMD Fall 2019 Desktop Ryzen + Threadripper Update!

We just just received an update on Ryzen and Threadripper processors in the AMD Fall 2019 Desktop Update!

Here is our complete coverage of the AMD Fall 2019 Desktop Update, including tech briefing videos by Robert Hallock and Don Woligroski!

 

AMD Fall 2019 Desktop Update + Q&A Session With Don Woligroski

AMD kicked off their Fall 2019 Desktop Update with a tech briefing and Q&A session with Don Woligroski, AMD Desktop Processor Technical Marketing Manager.

 

AMD Fall 2019 Desktop Update By Robert Hallock

They then shared a separate, but similar, tech briefing by Robert Hallock, AMD Senior Technical Marketing Manager.

 

AMD Fall 2019 Desktop Update Summary

The AMD Fall 2019 Desktop Update can be broken into three sections :

  1. AMD Ryzen 9 3950X Processor
  • 16-core, 32-thread processor with 105 watt TDP
  • 3.5 GHz base clock, a 4.7 GHz boost clock, and a massive 64 MB L3 cache.
  • No bundled cooler, designed for water cooling with 280 mm or larger radiator
  • Launch price : $749
  • Availability : 25 November 2019
  • Full details : AMD Ryzen 9 3950X : Everything You Need To Know!

  1. AMD Athlon 3000G APU with Radeon Vega Graphics

  1. AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X | 3960X
  • Ryzen Threadripper 3970X : 32C / 64T, 4.5GHz / 3.7GHz, 144 MB cache
  • Ryzen Threadripper 3960X : 24C / 48T, 4.5GHz / 3.8GHz, 140 MB cache
  • Uses new Socket sTRX4 with new AMD TRX40 chipset
  • Launch price : $1999 (3970X) | $1399 (3960X)
  • Launch date : 25 November 2019
  • Full details : 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen Threadripper Tech Preview!

  1. New Eco-Mode For 3rd Gen Ryzen Processors

 

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AMD Ryzen 3rd Gen : Best US Price + Analysis (August 2019)

Due to overwhelming demand, it can be hard to get Ryzen 3rd Gen CPUs at a great price.

So we went out and found you the best Ryzen 3rd Gen deals in the US!

 

Ryzen 3rd Gen CPU Models For The US

AMD is only bringing in five models first. The top-of-the-line Ryzen 9 3950X model will only come in September 2019.

Ryzen 9
3900X
Ryzen 7
3800X
Ryzen 7
3700X
Ryzen 5
3600X
Ryzen 5
3600
Cores / Threads 12 / 24 8 / 16 8 / 16 6 / 12 6 / 12
Base Clock 3.8 GHz 3.9 GHz 3.6 GHz 3.8 GHz 3.6 GHz
Boost Clock 4.6 GHz 4.5 GHz 4.4 GHz 4.4 GHz 4.2 GHz
L2 Cache 6 MB 4 MB 4 MB 3 MB 3 MB
L3 Cache 64 MB 32 MB 32 MB 32 MB 32 MB
PCIe Support 24x PCIe 4.0 24x PCIe 4.0 24x PCIe 4.0 24x PCIe 4.0 24x PCIe 4.0
TDP 105 W 105 W 105 W 95 W 65 W
Bundled Cooler Wraith Prism Wraith Prism Wraith Prism Wraith Spire Wraith Stealth

Recommended : AMD Ryzen 7 3700X 8-Core Processor In-Depth Review!

 

Ryzen 3rd Gen CPU US Price List + Analysis (August 2019)

And here is our price analysis for the 3rd Gen Ryzen 3000 models in the US.

Ryzen 9
3900X
Ryzen 7
3800X
Ryzen 7
3700X
Ryzen 5
3600X
Ryzen 5
3600
Launch Price (w/o tax) $499 $399 $329 $249 $199
Cheapest Price (Amazon) $849 $484.99 $399.99 $239 $199.99
Difference + $350
+ 70%
+ $85.99
+ 21.6%
+ $70.99
+ 21.6%
– $10
– 4%
+ $0.99
+ 0.5%

Note that the actual Ryzen 3rd Gen price in the US will vary, once sales taxes (between 0% and 12.875%) are factored in.

 

Our Advice On Buying The Ryzen 3rd Gen In The US

The AMD Ryzen 9 3900X appears to be a surprise hit. Due to overwhelming demand and extremely limited stocks, it is currently marked-up by a shocking 70% to $849.

The Ryzen 7 3800X and Ryzen 7 3700X are also selling at marked-up prices of $484.99 and $399.99 respectively due to high demand.

The good news is you can still buy the Ryzen 5 3600X and Ryzen 5 3600 at their SRP, or even at a slight discount – $239 and $199.99 respectively.

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Our advice? Skip the Ryzen 9 3900X, Ryzen 7 3800X and Ryzen 7 3700X for the moment. They are ridiculously overpriced.

If you must buy a Ryzen 7 processor, consider getting these Ryzen 2nd Gen bargains instead!

For pure gaming systems, you would do well with just the Ryzen 5 3600X or Ryzen 5 3600. They are more than fast enough, and you can get them at SRP!

 

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The Cheapest Ryzen 3rd Gen CPUs / Bundles In Malaysia!

Due to overwhelming demand, it can be hard to get the Ryzen 3rd Gen CPU or bundle you want at great prices. So we went out and found you the cheapest Ryzen 3rd Gen deals in Malaysia!

 

Ryzen 3rd Gen Processor Primer

The AMD Ryzen 3000 processor family, also known as the 3rd Gen Ryzen processor family, is based on the new AMD Zen 2 architecture, and fabricated on the 7 nm process technology.

The Ryzen 3000 processors boast significantly better single-threaded performance, with an L3 cache that is twice as large as the last-generation 2nd Gen Ryzen processors.

They are also PCIe 4.0-ready, offering 24 lanes that can be increased to 40 lanes, when paired with the new AMD X570 motherboard.

But the best part about these 3rd Gen Ryzen processors (for current AMD users) is their backward compatibility. As long as your AM4 motherboard has an updated BIOS, you can just upgrade to a brand-new Ryzen 3000 class processor!

For more details on what’s new in these 3rd generation Ryzen processors, we recommend The AMD 3rd Gen Ryzen Deep Dive Tech Briefing!

 

The Cheapest Ryzen 3rd Gen CPUs / Bundles In Malaysia!

Due to overwhelming demand, it can be really hard to get some Ryzen 3rd Gen models, much less great deals. According to AMD, this situation will last until end of August or September 2019.

But we managed to find some pretty good deals! Here are the cheapest Ryzen 3rd Gen CPU or bundle in Malaysia, as of 4 August 2019.

Recommended : AMD Celebrates Strong Ryzen + Radeon Sales In Malaysia!

Cheapest Ryzen 9 3900X CPU / Bundle In Malaysia

The AMD Ryzen 9 3900X is the fastest Ryzen 3rd Gen CPU currently available in Malaysia.

It is a 12-core, 24-thread processor, with a 3.8 GHz base clock, and a 4.6 GHz boost clock.

Cheapest Ryzen 7 3800X CPU / Bundle In Malaysia

The AMD Ryzen 7 3800X is an 8-core, 16-thread processor, with a 3.9 GHz base clock, and a 4.5 GHz boost clock.

Cheapest Ryzen 7 3700X CPU / Bundle In Malaysia

The AMD Ryzen 7 3700X is an 8-core, 16-thread processor, with a 3.6 GHz base clock, and a 4.4 GHz boost clock.

Recommended : AMD Ryzen 7 3700X 8-Core Processor In-Depth Review!

Cheapest Ryzen 5 3600X CPU / Bundle In Malaysia

The AMD Ryzen 5 3600X is a 6-core, 12-thread processor, with a 3.8 GHz base clock, and a 4.4 GHz boost clock.

Cheapest Ryzen 5 3600 CPU / Bundle In Malaysia

The AMD Ryzen 5 3600 is a 6-core, 12-thread processor, with a 3.6 GHz base clock, and a 4.2 GHz boost clock.

 

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3rd Gen Ryzen 3000 MALAYSIA Price List + Analysis!

AMD just announced the Malaysia price list for the new 3rd Gen Ryzen 3000 family of processors!

Let’s take a look at the official 3rd Gen Ryzen 3000 Malaysia price list, and do some quick calculations…

Find out which CPU offers the best bang for your buck!

 

3rd Gen Ryzen 3000 Series Primer

The AMD Ryzen 3000 processor family, also known as the 3rd Gen Ryzen processor family, is based on the new AMD Zen 2 architecture, and fabricated on the 7 nm process technology.

The Ryzen 3000 processors boast significantly better single-threaded performance, with an L3 cache that is twice as large as the last-generation 2nd Gen Ryzen processors.

They are also PCIe 4.0-ready, offering 24 lanes that can be increased to 40 lanes, when paired with the new AMD X570 motherboard.

But the best part about these 3rd Gen Ryzen processors (for current AMD users) is their backward compatibility. As long as your AM4 motherboard has an updated BIOS, you can just upgrade to a brand-new Ryzen 3000 class processor!

For more details on what’s new in these 3rd generation Ryzen processors, we recommend The AMD 3rd Gen Ryzen Deep Dive Tech Briefing!

 

 

3rd Gen Ryzen 3000 CPU Models For Malaysia

AMD is only bringing in five models first. The top-of-the-line Ryzen 9 3950X model will only come in September 2019.

Ryzen 9
3900X
Ryzen 7
3800X
Ryzen 7
3700X
Ryzen 5
3600X
Ryzen 5
3600
Cores / Threads 12 / 24 8 / 16 8 / 16 6 / 12 6 / 12
Base Clock 3.8 GHz 3.9 GHz 3.6 GHz 3.8 GHz 3.6 GHz
Boost Clock 4.6 GHz 4.5 GHz 4.4 GHz 4.4 GHz 4.2 GHz
L2 Cache 6 MB 4 MB 4 MB 3 MB 3 MB
L3 Cache 64 MB 32 MB 32 MB 32 MB 32 MB
PCIe Support 24x PCIe 4.0 24x PCIe 4.0 24x PCIe 4.0 24x PCIe 4.0 24x PCIe 4.0
TDP 105 W 105 W 105 W 95 W 65 W
Bundled Cooler Wraith Prism Wraith Prism Wraith Prism Wraith Spire Wraith Stealth

 

3rd Gen Ryzen 3000 CPU Malaysia Price List + Analysis

And here is our price analysis for the 3rd Gen Ryzen 3000 models in Malaysia.

Ryzen 9
3900X
Ryzen 7
3800X
Ryzen 7
3700X
Ryzen 5
3600X
Ryzen 5
3600
US Price (w/o tax) $499 $399 $329 $249 $199
US Price In RM (w/o tax) ~RM 2068 ~RM 1653 ~RM 1405 ~RM 1032 ~RM 825
Malaysia Price (with import tax) RM 2199 RM 1799 RM 1399 RM 1069 RM 859
US vs Malaysia Difference +RM 131 (6.3%) +RM 146 (8.8%) -RM 6 (0.4%) +RM 37 (3.6%) +RM 34 (4%)

Note that the actual sale prices in the US will vary, once sales taxes (between 0% and 12.875%) are factored in.

But you can readily see that the Ryzen 7 3700X offers the best bang for your buck!

Recommended : AMD Ryzen 7 3700X 8-Core Processor In-Depth Review!

 

2nd Gen Ryzen 3000 APU Malaysia Price List + Analysis

AMD is also bringing in two Ryzen 3000 APU models based on the older Zen+ architecture.

Ryzen 3
3400G
Ryzen 3
3200G
Cores / Threads 4 / 8 4 / 4
Base Clock 3.7 GHz 3.6 GHz
Boost Clock 4.2 GHz 4.0 GHz
L2 Cache 2 MB 2 MB
L3 Cache 4 MB 4 MB
Radeon Graphics Vega 11 Vega 8
PCIe Support 8x PCIe 4.0 8x PCIe 3.0
TDP 105 W 65 W
Bundled Cooler Wraith Spire Wraith Stealth
US Price (w/o tax) $149 $99
US Price In MYR (w/o tax) ~RM 617 ~RM 410
Malaysia Price (with import tax) RM 679 RM 429
US vs Malaysia Difference +RM 62 (10%) +RM 19 (5%)

Again, the actual sale prices in the US will vary, once sales taxes (between 0% and 12.875%) are factored in.

Recommended : AMD Ryzen 3000 Series Price, Availability + Specifications!

 

The Cheapest Ryzen 3rd Gen CPUs / Bundles In Malaysia!

Due to overwhelming demand, it can be really hard to get some Ryzen 3rd Gen models, much less great deals. According to AMD, this situation will last until end of August or September 2019.

But we managed to find some pretty good deals! Here are the cheapest Ryzen 3rd Gen CPU or bundle in Malaysia, as of 4 August 2019.

Recommended : AMD Celebrates Strong Ryzen + Radeon Sales In Malaysia!

Cheapest Ryzen 9 3900X CPU / Bundle

The AMD Ryzen 9 3900X is the fastest Ryzen 3rd Gen CPU currently available in Malaysia.

It is a 12-core, 24-thread processor, with a 3.8 GHz base clock, and a 4.6 GHz boost clock.

Cheapest Ryzen 7 3800X CPU / Bundle

The AMD Ryzen 7 3800X is an 8-core, 16-thread processor, with a 3.9 GHz base clock, and a 4.5 GHz boost clock.

Cheapest Ryzen 7 3700X CPU / Bundle

The AMD Ryzen 7 3700X is an 8-core, 16-thread processor, with a 3.6 GHz base clock, and a 4.4 GHz boost clock.

Recommended : AMD Ryzen 7 3700X 8-Core Processor In-Depth Review!

Cheapest Ryzen 5 3600X CPU / Bundle

The AMD Ryzen 5 3600X is a 6-core, 12-thread processor, with a 3.8 GHz base clock, and a 4.4 GHz boost clock.

Cheapest Ryzen 5 3600 CPU / Bundle

The AMD Ryzen 5 3600 is a 6-core, 12-thread processor, with a 3.6 GHz base clock, and a 4.2 GHz boost clock.

 

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AMD Ryzen 3000 Series Price, Availability + Specifications!

AMD just topped the Ryzen 3000 processor family with the 16-core Ryzen 9 3950X processor that boasts a massive 72 MB GameCache!

Here is the complete AMD Ryzen 3000 Series price list, availability and specifications!

 

The AMD Ryzen 3000 Processor Family

The AMD Ryzen 3000 processor family, also known as the 3rd Gen Ryzen processor family, is based on the new AMD Zen 2 architecture, and fabricated on the 7 nm process technology.

The Ryzen 3000 processors boast significantly better single-threaded performance, with an L3 cache that is twice as large as the last-generation 2nd Gen Ryzen processors.

They are also PCIe 4.0-ready, offering 24 lanes that can be increased to 40 lanes, when paired with the new AMD X570 motherboard.

But the best part about these 3rd Gen Ryzen processors (for current AMD users) is their backward compatibility. As long as your AM4 motherboard has an updated BIOS, you can just upgrade to a brand-new Ryzen 3000 class processor!

For more details on what’s new in these 3rd generation Ryzen processors, we recommend reading The AMD 3rd Gen Ryzen Deep Dive Tech Briefing!

Don’t forget to watch the full video briefing by AMD’s Robert Hallock!

Recommended : The AMD 3rd Gen Ryzen Deep Dive Tech Briefing!

 

AMD Ryzen 3000 Series Models + Specifications

AMD announced a total of six models. Here is a comparison of their key specifications :

SpecificationsRyzen 9
3950X
Ryzen 9
3900X
Ryzen 7
3800X
Ryzen 7
3700X
Ryzen 5
3600X
Ryzen 5
3600
Fab Process7 nm + 12 nm7 nm + 12 nm7 nm + 12 nm7 nm + 12 nm7 nm + 12 nm7 nm + 12 nm
Cores / Threads16 / 3212 / 248 / 168 / 166 / 126 / 12
Base Clock3.5 GHz3.8 GHz3.9 GHz3.6 GHz3.8 GHz3.6 GHz
Boost Clock4.7 GHz4.6 GHz4.5 GHz4.4 GHz4.4 GHz4.2 GHz
L2 Cache8 MB6 MB4 MB4 MB3 MB3 MB
L3 Cache64 MB64 MB32 MB32 MB32 MB32 MB
PCIe Support24x PCIe Gen 424x PCIe Gen 424x PCIe Gen 424x PCIe Gen 424x PCIe Gen 424x PCIe Gen 4
TDP105 W105 W105 W105 W95 W65 W
Bundled CoolerNAWraith Prism RGBWraith Prism RGBWraith Prism RGBWraith StealthWraith Spire
Launch Price$749$499$399$329$249$199

 

AMD Ryzen 3000 Series Price + Availability

Here is the official price list for the six processor models and their availability :

  • AMD Ryzen 9 3950X : $749 / ~£589 / ~€662 / ~RM3,116 (September 2019)
  • AMD Ryzen 9 3900X : $499 / ~£393 / ~€441 / ~RM2,076 (7 July 2019)
  • AMD Ryzen 7 3800X : $399 / ~£314 / ~€353 / ~RM1,660 (7 July 2019)
  • AMD Ryzen 7 3700X : $329 / ~£259 / ~€291 / ~RM1,369 (7 July 2019)
  • AMD Ryzen 5 3600X : $249 / ~£196 / ~€220 / ~RM1,036 (7 July 2019)
  • AMD Ryzen 5 3600 : $199 / ~£157 / ~€176 / ~RM828 (7 July 2019)

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AMD Celebrates Strong Ryzen + Radeon Sales In Malaysia!

Last night, AMD celebrated the strong Ryzen and Radeon sales in Malaysia with a party!

Here is our full coverage of AMD Malaysia’s Ryzen and Radeon Party!

 

The 2019 AMD Ryzen + Radeon Party In Malaysia!

Even though AMD just started selling the 3rd Generation Ryzen processors, and the Radeon RX 5700 series graphics cards, they have seen unprecedented demand leading to shortages in Malaysia.

So the AMD Ryzen + Radeon Party was, in part, to assuage the local dealers who have had trouble getting enough Ryzen and Radeon units to sell.

That is a good problem for AMD to have though, which Ryan Sim, AMD ASEAN Sales and Marketing Director, acknowledges.

As AMD Malaysia’s Gene Lim would share in this video, AMD has already beaten Intel in the CPU market in Japan and South Korea.

He earlier shared during the GIGABYTE X570 launch that AMD currently has a 42-43% share in the Malaysian CPU market, and they should capture at least 50% in Q3 2019.

 

AMD Radeon RX 5700 Series Primer

The AMD Radeon RX 5700 series of graphics cards is built around the new AMD Navi GPU that uses the new RDNA architecture and fabricated on the 7 nm process technology.

Its redesigned Compute Units deliver 1.25X higher performance per clock, and up to 1.5X better performance per watt.

Recommended : AMD Radeon RX 5700 In-Depth Review!

 

3rd Gen Ryzen 3000 Series Primer

The AMD Ryzen 3000 processor family, also known as the 3rd Gen Ryzen processor family, is based on the new AMD Zen 2 architecture, and fabricated on the 7 nm process technology.

The Ryzen 3000 processors boast significantly better single-threaded performance, with an L3 cache that is twice as large as the last-generation 2nd Gen Ryzen processors.

They are also PCIe 4.0-ready, offering 24 lanes that can be increased to 40 lanes, when paired with the new AMD X570 motherboard.

But the best part about these 3rd Gen Ryzen processors (for current AMD users) is their backward compatibility. As long as your AM4 motherboard has an updated BIOS, you can just upgrade to a brand-new Ryzen 3000 class processor!

For more details on what’s new in these 3rd generation Ryzen processors, we recommend reading The AMD 3rd Gen Ryzen Deep Dive Tech Briefing!

 

AMD Ryzen 3000 Series Price In US, UK, Australia + Malaysia

Here is the official price list for the six processor models and their availability :

  • AMD Ryzen 9 3950X : $749 / ~£589 / ~A$1,100 / ~RM3,116 (September 2019)
  • AMD Ryzen 9 3900X : $499 / ~£393 / A$780 / RM2,199 (7 July 2019)
  • AMD Ryzen 7 3800X : $399 / ~£314 / A$629 / RM1,799 (7 July 2019)
  • AMD Ryzen 7 3700X : $329 / ~£259 / A$519 / RM1,399 (7 July 2019)
  • AMD Ryzen 5 3600X : $249 / ~£196 / A$389 / RM1,069 (7 July 2019)
  • AMD Ryzen 5 3600 : $199 / ~£157 / A$315 / RM859 (7 July 2019)

3rd Gen Ryzen 3000 Price List + Analysis For Malaysia | Australia | Singapore

Here are the lowest prices we found for the Ryzen 3rd Gen processors online (accurate as of 4 August 2019) :

Lowest 3rd Gen Ryzen Prices In Malaysia

 

AMD Radeon RX 5700 Price In US, UK, Australia, Singapore + Malaysia

Here is the new price list, after the pre-sales price cut :

Radeon RX
5700 XT (50th)
Radeon RX
5700 XT
Radeon RX
5700
United States $449 $399 $349 More information
Australia NA AUD 629 AUD 549 More information
Singapore NA SGD 635 SGD 535 More information
Malaysia NA RM 1859 RM 1659 More information

And here are some card options from AMD’s AIB partners :

AMD Radeon RX 5700 Options In The United States

AMD Radeon RX 5700 Options In The United Kingdom

AMD Radeon RX 5700 Options In Malaysia

Recommended : Thank NVIDIA For The AMD Radeon RX 5700 Price Cut!

 

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3rd Gen Ryzen 3000 AUSTRALIA Price List + Analysis!

AMD just announced the Australia price list for the new 3rd Gen Ryzen 3000 family of processors!

Let’s take a look at the official 3rd Gen Ryzen 3000 AUSTRALIA price list, and do some quick calculations…

Find out which CPU offers the best bang for your buck!

 

3rd Gen Ryzen 3000 Series Primer

The AMD Ryzen 3000 processor family, also known as the 3rd Gen Ryzen processor family, is based on the new AMD Zen 2 architecture, and fabricated on the 7 nm process technology.

The Ryzen 3000 processors boast significantly better single-threaded performance, with an L3 cache that is twice as large as the last-generation 2nd Gen Ryzen processors.

They are also PCIe 4.0-ready, offering 24 lanes that can be increased to 40 lanes, when paired with the new AMD X570 motherboard.

But the best part about these 3rd Gen Ryzen processors (for current AMD users) is their backward compatibility. As long as your AM4 motherboard has an updated BIOS, you can just upgrade to a brand-new Ryzen 3000 class processor!

For more details on what’s new in these 3rd generation Ryzen processors, we recommend reading The AMD 3rd Gen Ryzen Deep Dive Tech Briefing!

Don’t forget to watch the full video briefing by AMD’s Robert Hallock!

Recommended : The AMD 3rd Gen Ryzen Deep Dive Tech Briefing!

 

3rd Gen Ryzen 3000 CPU Models For Australia

AMD is only bringing in five models first. The top-of-the-line Ryzen 9 3950X model will only come in September 2019.

Ryzen 9
3900X
Ryzen 7
3800X
Ryzen 7
3700X
Ryzen 5
3600X