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Destiny 2 Doesn’t Currently Run on Ryzen 3000 CPUs, but a Fix Is Coming

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. If you’re a Ryzen 3000 owner (or planning to be in the near future), be advised — Bungie’s popular Destiny 2 MMO doesn’t currently run on AMD’s latest CPU. It’s not clear why this is currently the case, but according to the developer, a fix is on the way. It will, however, require a motherboard

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. No one laptop is right for everyone; fortunately that’s why there are laptop designs beyond counting! Over the last few days we listed several laptops that were fine choices for gamers. Although powerful, the added hardware in those systems and their limited battery life made them poorly suited for extensive traveling. The notebooks featured today

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Last week, PlayStation guru Mark Cerny gave us some details on what to expect for Sony’s next-generation console. The stats were enticing — an eight-core CPU, SSD storage as standard, and a 7nm SoC out of the gate all imply that Sony will put position itself aggressively to challenge Microsoft for performance leadership (Sony’s PlayStation

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Gamers have been curious about what Sony might have up its sleeve for months. The PlayStation 4 era is drawing to an end, with a new console expected by the fall of next year. Questions about what the PS5 might look like, or what kind of capabilities it would have, however, have remained uncertain. As

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Gamers have been curious about what Sony might have up its sleeve for months. The PlayStation 4 era is drawing to an end, with a new console expected by the fall of next year. Questions about what the PS5 might look like, or what kind of capabilities it would have, however, have remained uncertain. As

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. The fake-Atari VCS project — which, again, has nothing to do with the original Atari — has been in various stages of production for the past few years. Originally, the platform was expected to use an older Bristol Ridge chip, but we now know the Atari VCS will be deploying one of two chips in

AMD Announces Ryzen 3: 8 CPU Cores, Zen 2 Architecture

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. At CES 2019, AMD announced that its third-generation Ryzen CPU core and accompanying Epyc will both be available from mid-2019 forward. AMD showed off an eight-core version of its Ryzen CPU and confirmed that it will use a chiplet design, with a 14nm GlobalFoundries I/O die and a 7nm CPU chiplet. We weren’t sure if

PSA: The AMD Ryzen 7 1800X Is Faster Than It Used to Be

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. When AMD launched the Ryzen 7 1800X, it ran into a few rough spots around 1080p gaming performance. The company told gamers to expect that this situation would improve, thanks to a combination of motherboard updates and game-specific/Ryzen-specific optimizations. At the time, this wasn’t surprising — it’s not unusual for a CPU architecture to need

AMD Ryzen 7 2700X Review: Can AMD Cream Intel’s Coffee Lake?

It’s been just over a year since AMD launched its new Ryzen microprocessor based on the Zen architecture. Zen’s impact can scarcely be overstated; the CPU market has changed more in the past 16 months than in the previous six years combined. Today, AMD is launching its second generation of Ryzen microprocessors, and angling to regain the overall performance crown from Intel. Before we dive into the review, let’s take

DDR4 Scaling and AMD Ryzen 5 2400G: Do Higher Clocks Boost Performance?

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Ever since AMD launched its first APU family, it’s been clear that faster RAM had a significant impact on performance. With the Ryzen 5 2400G, the potential impact of faster DDR4 could be even more significant. The CPU-GPU interconnect system uses AMD’s Infinity Fabric as well, and Infinity Fabric’s clock is directly tied to DRAM