Intel Is Suddenly Very Concerned With ‘Real-World’ Benchmarking

Since at least Computex, Intel has been raising concerns with reviewers about the types of tests we run, which applications reviewers tend to use, and whether those tests are capturing ‘real-world’ performance. Specifically, Intel feels that far too much emphasis is put on tests like Cinebench, while the applications that people actually use are practically […]

Survey: Many AMD Ryzen 3000 CPUs Don’t Hit Full Boost Clock

Overclocker Der8auer has published the results of a survey of more than 3,000 Ryzen 7nm owners who have purchased AMD’s new CPUs since they went on sale in July. Last month, reports surfaced that the Ryzen 3000 family weren’t hitting their boost clocks as well as some enthusiasts expected. Now, we have some data on […]

Welcome to the Second Golden Age of AMD

On Wednesday, August 7, AMD launched the 7nm refresh of its Epyc CPU family. These new cores don’t just one-up Intel in a particular category, they deliver enormous improvements in every category. AMD has cut its per-core pricing, increased IPC, and promises to deliver far more CPU cores than an equivalent Intel socket. There’s only […]

AMD’s Ryzen 3000 Family is Dominating Sales at European Retailer

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Mindfactory, a major German computer hardware retailer, has published new sales data for the month of July. AMD has had an extremely good month, even by the standards of previous Ryzen launches. Before we dive into the numbers, the usual […]