AMD’s B550 motherboards will bring PCIe 4.0 to the masses, but leave older Ryzen CPUs behind

AMD’s B550 motherboards will bring PCIe 4.0 to the masses, but leave older Ryzen CPUs behind

When AMD’s excellent Ryzen 3000-series processors released last summer, snatching the desktop computing crown from Intel, one of their key features was support for the blazing-fast PCIe 4.0 interface—but only if you purchased a pricey X570 motherboard, too. No more. After months of constant leaks (and constant pining by enthusiasts) AMD confirmed Tuesday that it’s […]

Battery life won’t be a problem for AMD’s Ryzen 4000 notebooks

Battery life won’t be a problem for AMD’s Ryzen 4000 notebooks

AMD’s upcoming Ryzen 4000 mobile CPUs are expected to leave Intel’s laptop processors in about 7nm of dust when they’re released. But what hasn’t been confirmed is just how well AMD’s new Ryzen 4000 CPUs will compete on the most important number for many laptop users:...