Last year AMD finally gave us something we desperately needed with the release of Ryzen: A viable rival to Intel in the CPU space. The rivalry has meant faster CPUs for desktops and laptops as each company races to surpass the other, but there’s a potential problem for AMD. It doesn’t have the same track record for improved performance as Intel. In the past it’s stumbled, barely keeping pace with its larger competitor. If competition is going to be sustained—if we’re going to have long term competition that drives down prices and puts faster chips in our computers, than even a minor architecture change from AMD needs to have big and speedy results. The second generation of Ryzen does. As with the first generation Ryzen—and really any new launch of a CPU microarchitecture, the second generation of Ryzen will come in waves. First will be the desktop CPUs destined for the big beefy computers of gamers, streamers, and those working in video or 3D rendering. Later AMD will launch mobile and desktop APUs, which should include a built-in graphics card. This Ryzen 5 2600X and the current line up of second generation Ryzen CPUs do not include GPUs, unlike their… Read full this story
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