AMD Radeon RX 6800, 6800 XT, and 6900 XT aim at Nvidia’s best

Welcome back to the high end, AMD. For the first time since the days of the Radeon R9 290X—seven long years ago—AMD’s Radeon group is prepared to unleash enthusiast-level graphics cards that can do battle with Nvidia’s best and brightest. During the company’s second “Where Gaming Begins” event on Wednesday, AMD revealed a trio of […]

Why AMD calls it Ryzen 5000 instead of Ryzen 4000

Now that AMD has launched its much-ballyhooed Zen 3 launched October 8 , it’s time to clear up the confusing naming scheme that has existed, and sadly persists, with the debut of the Zen 3-based Ryzen 5000 chips.You would be forgiven for wondering why the CPUs...

The best CPU for laptops 2020: We compare Intel vs. AMD

What’s the best CPU to get in your next laptop? That question became a lot harder to answer earlier this year when AMD unleashed its Ryzen 4000 mobile CPUs, finally bringing some real competition against Intel’s Core product line. If that weren’t...

AMD reveals Radeon RX 6000 design with three fans

Seeking to derail the roaring hype train for Nvidia’s imminent GeForce RTX 3080 launch, AMD teased the reference design for its own upcoming Radeon RX 6000-series “Big Navi” graphics cards on Monday, and it looks like nothing AMD has ever released before.AMD has...

Why AMD says we’ll be buying a lot of PCs this year

AMD has a dream that we’ll all buy more PCs, including AMD-based ones, of course—and that dream just may be coming true. Citing data from the National Retail Federation, Rick Bergman, AMD’s VP of Computing and Graphics, said he believes the sudden shift to working and...