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The processor wars are back on: AMD’s Ryzen CPU up for pre-order, starting at $329

After numerous leaks, AMD has officially announced the processors it will launch on March 2, with prices starting at $329. And you can order one today.
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Here’s all the badass desktops we saw at AMD’s Ryzen launch event

AMD's Ryzen event didn't just focus on its own hardware. The company also talked about its work with partners, including enthusiast system builders that design high-end rigs. Take a look at these hot new Ryzen-powered desktops.
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AMD Ryzen First Take: Want cores? Oh, this has all the cores

AMD's much anticipated Ryzen processor is available for pre-order, and close to launch. We checked out performance demos at AMD's launch event for an early glimpse at its performance. Intel may have reason to be worried.
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Leak shows AMD’s new Ryzen 7 1700X desktop CPU next to an older FX model

Images of the upcoming Ryzen 7 1700X desktop processor from AMD have arrived, comparing the new chip to an older FX-branded model. The CPU-Z details of this specific chip were released, along with its Cinebench R15 results.
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Technical slides reveal new truths about Ryzen's power management

As a rumored Ryzen launch inches closer, more technical details have come to light regarding AMD's upcoming processors. They are a bit tech-heavy, but there is good info hidden inside.
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AMD's Vega, Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Ti may be unveiled on same day at 2017 GDC

AMD is holding its "Capsaicin and Cream" event during the 2017 Game Developers Conference, where it might talk about its upcoming Vega GPUs. Now, Nvidia has announced its own event the same day to talk about its Geforce GTX line of GPUs.
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AMD’s Ryzen desktop processor box art, details, and pricing leak before launch

An online computer retailer briefly listed all 17 Ryzen desktop processors ahead of their early March launch window along with AMD's box art. Backing previous leaks, the listings show the processors selling between $199 and $499.
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AMD's new R7 1700X desktop CPU may outperform $1,000 Intel chips in some cases

A recent Passmark benchmark shows AMD's unannounced Ryzen R7 1700X desktop processor compared with two $1,000 Intel Core high-end processors. In five out of eight tests, AMD's new Ryzen processor outperformed the competition.
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AMD optimizes ‘For Honor’ in latest Radeon Software Crimson ReLive update

AMD just released the latest version of its Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition software, offering a number of important fixes and enhancements. For Honor and Sniper Elite 4 received performance optimizations and multi-GPU support.
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CPU guru David Kanter digs into AMD's Zen and Ryzen technology

Microprocessor guru David Kanter has a report that digs into the technical details of AMD's new Zen processor architecture and Ryzen CPUs. While the report is from August, a video brings the information up to date.
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AMD isn’t afraid of Intel anymore, and its $490 Ryzen CPU proves it

AMD looks to be rather confident about its launch of its Ryzen CPUs, as leaked pricing information suggests it's willing to go toe to toe with Intel on pricing and performance.
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Pre-order listing shows AMD’s Ryzen desktop CPUs may roll out this month

AMD Shanghai's official Taobao channel lists a Ryzen desktop CPU that customers can pre-order for $295. It's set to ship February 28 with what appears to be a turbo clock speed of 4.2GHz.