Some AMD boards with the budget B550 chipset cost more than X570

AMD’s newest CPUs, the Ryzen 3 3100 and Ryzen 3 3300X are known entities, and both are impressive in their own way. The CPUs are only part of the story though, and the new B550 motherboards that support their full feature set are vital for weighing up their...

AMD Ryzen 4000 APUs will make for a mean budget gaming PC

There are growing rumours that AMD is preparing to launch a slew of mid-range APUs, complete with a photograph of the Ryzen 7 4700G on Videocardz. These ‘Renoir’ APUs look to employ the 7nm Zen 2 architecture and offer much higher core counts than...

AMD’s budget Ryzen 3300X can outperform an old $350 Intel i7

AMD’s $120 Ryzen 3 3300X has defeated the Intel Core i7 7700K in Geekbench 4. While Intel’s Core i7 had long stood as the pinnacle of client CPU technology, and was priced to match at $339 MSRP, AMD’s budget processor is giving it a lesson in what...