AMD officially launches Ryzen 7 8700F and Ryzen 5 8400F SKUs
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Priced at $269 and $169

AMD has officially launched two new Ryzen 8000 series SKUs, the Ryzen 7 8700F and the Ryzen 5 8400F. Based on the earlier released 8000-series APUs, these two Ryzen F-series SKUs come with disabled integrated graphics and the same 65W TDP.

Sabrent announces new Rocket 4 2242 Gen 4 NVMe SSD
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Sabrent has announced the new Rocket 2242 M.2 Gen 4 NVMe SSD, based on a rather short M.2-2242 form factor, which is often used with some handheld consoles, like the Lenovo Legion Go.

AMD confirms sampling of Zen 5 EPYC Turin processors
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Silicon looks great and is on track to launch later this year

During its Q1 2024 financial report, AMD confirmed the status of its future products, including the Zen 5 CPU architecture, namely EPYC Turing CPUs.

AMD Ryzen 7 8700F shows up on Amazon for pre-order
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Launching on May 14 at $299.99

Amazon has briefly jumped the gun on AMD's Ryzen 7 8700F APU, which should launch alongside the Ryzen 5 8400F on May 14th, listing it for pre-order at $299.99.

Intel blames motherboard makers Raptor Lake stability snafus
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It was broken before we got there

Intel has found itself grappling with stability concerns over its 13th and 14th Generation Raptor Lake processors and is claiming that the kerfuffle stems from motherboard makers getting a bit too creative with the CPUs' settings - tweaking voltage curves, going wild with automatic overclocking, and tossing power limits out the window.