Affordable AMD B550 motherboards are still mostly MIA, but they’re coming

Affordable AMD B550 motherboards are still mostly MIA, but they’re coming

It’s been over two weeks since the first crop of budget AMD B550 motherboards landed at retail, but it’s mostly amounted to a paper launch so far. That’s the bad news. The good news is, motherboards based on AMD’s B550 chipset are coming, including some sub-$100 models. The B550 chipset is a desirable addition to […]
Cooler makers are finally fixing AMD Ryzen’s biggest annoyance

Cooler makers are finally fixing AMD Ryzen’s biggest annoyance

If you’ve built any AMD Ryzen systems of late, or upgraded their cooling, you may have come across a particular problem with the AM4 socket. The CPU can be pulled out of the socket when you try removing the cooler, even though the retaining arm is locked down....
AMD Ryzen 4000 CPUs delayed until CES 2021? We doubt it

AMD Ryzen 4000 CPUs delayed until CES 2021? We doubt it

AMD, Nvidia and Intel are all reportedly playing their cards close to their chests when it comes to their upcoming release schedules, and even the manufacturers most closely involved in the process are being kept in the dark, a DigiTimes report claims. That’s...