AMD Ryzen 5 2600X shows up briefly on
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Said it should ship on April 19th

German Amazon has leaked one of the AMD's upcoming Pinnacle Ridge CPUs, the Ryzen 5 2600X, with the shipping date set for April 19th.

Was AMD security announcement gaming Wall Street?
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CTS Labs and Viceroy Research spark conspiracy theory

The announcement by a security firm called CTS Labs had found severe vulnerabilities and backdoors in some AMD processors appears to have sparked a full-on internet conspiracy theory.

AMD Ryzen 5 2600X and Ryzen 7 2700X spotted in Geekbench
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Higher-clock and higher scores

Both the upcoming Ryzen 5 2600X and the Ryzen 7 2700X have been spotted in the Geekbench database, revealing most of the details about these two upcoming Ryzen 2000 series CPUs based on 12nm Zen+ CPU architecture.

Torvalds wades into CTS Labs' AMD chip security report
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Smells like stock manipulation

IT's Mr Sweary and the creator of Linux, has hit out at CTS Labs' AMD chip security report saying that it "looks more like stock manipulation than a security advisory".

New AMD and Intel platforms expected to boost tech
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Taiwan Industry expected to receive a boost

The tech industry is gearing up for a boost in sales as the next generation of CPU platforms set for launch by Intel and AMD in late March or early second quarter of 2018 are released.

AMD Ryzen and EPYC have big security flaws
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Wednesday, 14 March 2018 11:14

AMD Ryzen and EPYC have big security flaws

Only given a week to fix it

Insecurity experts have discovered critical security flaws in AMD chips that could allow attackers to access sensitive data from highly guarded processors across millions of devices.

Microsoft and AMD bring FreeSync to Xbox One
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Both Xbox One S and Xbox One X

Microsoft said that its Xbox One S and Xbox One X will be getting AMD's FreeSync 2, a offering variable refresh rate over HDMI on supported displays.

Fresh AMD CPU roadmap with new codenames leaks online
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AMD will keep AM4 and TR4 sockets

A fresh leak of AMD's CPU roadmap has leaked online confirming some of the previous rumors and codenames as well as giving a glimpse of new HEDT, CPU and APU codenames that will come in 2020.

Full set of AMD Ryzen 2000 "Pinnacle Ridge" slides leaks online
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The lineup includes four SKUs, ranging from $199 to $369

Following a recent leak where we saw some of the first Ryzen 2000 CPU benchmarks -  codenamed Pinnacle Ridge - we now have the full set of slides which show the launch lineup, scheduled for April, as well as more performance and feature details for both CPUs and the new X470 chipset.

ASRock could be entering the graphics card market
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Cryptocurrency craze too lucrative to pass

According to a  report, ASRock may enter the graphics card market, with AMD Radeon graphics cards as the most likely choice.