AMD added to its third-gen Ryzen portfolio today with a pair of new processors. Available only for PC manufacturers, the new Ryzen 9 3900 will be available worldwide, while the Ryzen 5 3500X will be available in China.
The rumor mill points to Microsoft potentially launching a 15-inch Surface Laptop 3 at next week's Surface event. Even more, it's rumored to include AMD processors. But the question is: why is that a good thing?
AMD is about to bring even more power to its 3rd Gen Ryzen lineup. The company announced today that its next Threadripper CPU will be released in November with 24 cores. Unfortunately, the company also revealed the Ryzen 3950X will be delayed to November as well.
AMD has released a chipset update for its 3rd Gen Ryzen CPUs that is aimed at correcting "anomalous" behavior exhibited by some "low CPU load" applications. The update also contains a beta workaround for application launch issues affecting Destiny 2.
If you're using one of AMD's Radeon Pro workstation GPUs then it's most likely because you want to reap the benefits of the professional applications it's optimized for. AMD even lets you put its gaming drivers on your Radeon Pro. Here's how.
The Ryzen 3000 series isn't AMD's only new 7nm product, with its Navi based RX 5700 series GPUs also debuting this month. We spent a little time playing with the lower-priced RX 5700 to see whether or not it's worth your money.