AMD is once more renaming its Strix Point APU series.

AMD is once more renaming its Strix Point APU series.

We reported just two weeks ago that AMD might be planning a new chip naming strategy for its next-generation ultraportable processors. Today, a number of reliable Chinese sources stated that AMD has once again changed its mind, dropping the plan to name the Ryzen AI 100 series and instead advising...

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AMD’s Computex Keynote Promises Next-Generation Product Announcements

AMD’s Computex Keynote Promises Next-Generation Product Announcements

AMD said on Monday that a number of next-generation product announcements will be made during its June 3 2024 Computex Keynote address. “Join us as Dr. Lisa Su delivers the Computex 2024 opening keynote and shares the latest on how AMD and our partners are pushing the envelope with our...

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AMD Will Stop Supporting Windows 10 on Its Ryzen 9000 “Strix Point” Mobile CPUs

AMD Will Stop Supporting Windows 10 on Its Ryzen 9000 “Strix Point” Mobile CPUs

With respect to their next-generation mobile processors, AMD is said to be pulling driver support for Windows 10 starting with the next Ryzen 9000 “Strix Point” (and potentially “Strix Halo” and other chips from the generation). As a result, the SoC parts, the iGPU, and the XDNA 2 NPU would...

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The Ryzen 7 8700F ($270) and Ryzen 5 8400F ($170) are released by AMD.

The Ryzen 7 8700F ($270) and Ryzen 5 8400F ($170) are released by AMD.

The Ryzen 7 8700F and Ryzen 5 8400F Socket AM5 desktop processors were formally released by AMD. These are desktop APU variations based on the Ryzen 8000 series, but without integrated graphics. Despite not having integrated graphics, the 8700F has a Ryzen AI NPU that can perform up to 16...

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AMD Will Stop Supporting Windows 10 on Its Ryzen 9000 “Strix Point” Mobile CPUs

AMD Will Stop Supporting Windows 10 on Its Ryzen 9000 “Strix Point” Mobile CPUs

With respect to their next-generation mobile processors, AMD is said to be pulling driver support for Windows 10 starting with the next Ryzen 9000 “Strix Point” (and potentially “Strix Halo” and other chips from the generation). As a result, the SoC parts, the iGPU, and the XDNA 2 NPU would...

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Detailed: AMD Ryzen 7 8700F and Ryzen 5 8400F

Detailed: AMD Ryzen 7 8700F and Ryzen 5 8400F

The Ryzen 7 8700F and Ryzen 5 8400F desktop processors will actually be available through the retail PIB channel, according to AMD. The “F” in the model name comes from the fact that both of these CPUs are built on the 4 nm “Hawk Point” or “Phoenix 2” silicon, but...

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Will AMD Use “Strix Point” Mobile Processor Numbering from the Ryzen 8050 Series?

Will AMD Use “Strix Point” Mobile Processor Numbering from the Ryzen 8050 Series?

It appears that AMD’s upcoming “Strix Point” mobile chip may adopt the Ryzen 8050 series processor numbering scheme, according to leaked Lenovo product brochures. The ThinkPad T14 Gen 5 business notebook is described in the Lenovo flyer. The number “5” supports the hypothesis that the 8050 series is a “Strix...

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AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D Is Now Available for a Delectable $329

AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D Is Now Available for a Delectable $329

The 12-core/24-thread AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D Socket AM5 CPU with 3D V-cache is now available for a reduced $329 pricing. AntOnline’s retailer-only discount brings the processor’s pricing down from the Ryzen 7 7700X and Core i5-14600K launch prices. Although we haven’t had an opportunity to test it, Tom’s Hardware testing...

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AMD Gets Ready for the Retail Channel Launch of Ryzen 7 8700F and Ryzen 5 8400F

AMD Gets Ready for the Retail Channel Launch of Ryzen 7 8700F and Ryzen 5 8400F

According to reports, AMD intends to release the Ryzen 7 8700F and Ryzen 5 8400F Socket AM5 desktop processors in boxes for a worldwide retail debut. The two chips were introduced to the Chinese retail market earlier this month. It is reported that the 8400F is labeled 100-100001591BOX, and the...

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12-core AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D Processor Drops to $389

12-core AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D Processor Drops to $389

There are numerous price reductions available for AMD’s Ryzen 9 7900X3D processor, which has 12 cores and 24 threads and 3D Vertical Cache technology. The SKU seems to be stuck between AMD’s flagship 16-core 7950X3D and the 8-core 7800X3D, which is still the fastest desktop processor for gaming. With a...

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