Forum discussion tagged with amd.
  1. Vattila

    Discussion AMD 2022-Q4 Financial Results

    AMD again passed Intel in market capitalisation this week (currently $122B vs $116B), after Intel released its disastrous earnings and forecast. It will be interesting to see if AMD can retain their higher valuation this time around, which very much depends on their own results in the current...
  2. Brainonska511

    MSI RX 6600 8GB PCI-E4.0 GPU at Newegg - $189.99 after MIR

    Newegg has an MSI Mech Radeon RX 6600 8GB GDDR6 PCI-E4.0 GPU: $239.99 - $30 promo code - $20 MIR = $189.99 when all is said and done. This is the last day for the promo code. The card also has a BF price protection -...
  3. BenHe

    Question Performance of 7950X with 4-DIMM 128GB ram?

    Planning on building a workstation with 128GB DDR5, can't decide whether to go Intel, or AMD, or wait for Zen4 v-cache. Please advice: Q1: I am a bit confused with 7950x's memory limitation. According to the spec, in the 2x2R configuration, max memory speed reduces from 5200MT/s to 3600MT/s...
  4. JayMX

    Question Virtualization Machine - Intel or AMD?

    Hello I am looking to build a new computer which I want to use as a VM host - I use Windows Hyper-V (hypervisor) sometimes VirtualBox too. Doing some research (not extensive) I read that latest big/little Intel CPUs have issues with Virtualization in that p/e cores are assigned in a random...
  5. DisEnchantment

    Discussion Zen 5 Discussion (EPYC Turin and Strix Point/Granite Ridge - Ryzen 8000)

    Well, since many folks already got their hands (or at least going to get) on Zen 4 CPUs , time to discuss about Zen 5 (Zen 4 already old news :D) We already got roadmaps and key technologies like AIE Some things we already knew Dr. Lisa Su and Forrest Norrod already mentioned at FAD...
  6. Vattila

    Poll: CPU upgrades on the AMD AM4 platform

    Today I finally put in the order for an interim upgrade of my old desktop PC (based on an Asus PRIME B350-PLUS AM4 motherboard with an 8-core Ryzen 1700 "Zen" 14nm CPU with 8 GB of memory). So I will soon enjoy 16-core Ryzen 5950X "Zen 3" N7 goodness. Thanks to AMD for the amazing AM4 platform...
  7. Win11

    Question Windows 11 nightmare - Randomly crashing on new-build

    PROBLEMS: Windows 11 randomly crashing just prior to login screen and sometimes on Wake-Up - Shows black screen and no response. Windows and Hardware Specs Edition Windows 11 Pro Version 21H2 Installed on ‎10/‎12/‎2021 OS build 22000.493 Experience Windows Feature Experience Pack...
  8. franelpro

    Question FOR A R9 390X 8GB SAPHIRE what is this capacitor and where to find it?

  9. FlameTail

    Question Why don't CPUs have an odd number of cores ?

    There are 2,4,6,8,10,12,14...32..128 core CPUs. But all these are EVEN numbers. CPUs with odd-number of cores are almost non-existent. WHY ? 1. Making an actual CPU die with an odd number of cores. In this scenario, I know the answer to the question. It's possible to actually make a die with...
  10. FlameTail

    Question Core i9 11900K vs 11980HK : What's up with the naming ?

    The Intel Core i9 11900K is the top end desktop CPU from Intel, and it is obviously more powerful than the 11980HK - the top end laptop CPU from Intel 11th gen. Intel Core is 11900K vs 11980HK ( Nanoreview )...
  11. H

    Question New M.2 SSD: got "device does not exist" error, but now it's working, should I keep or return it?

    Hi everyone, I got a new XPG SX8100 4TB M.2 NVMe PCIe 4 SSD. Yesterday, I installed it in my motherboard (MSI MEG X570 UNIFY with AMD Ryzen 9 3900X CPU), in one of the M.2 slots, and covered it with the motherboard's M.2 heatsink. There are two other SSDs in the other two M.2 slots, both PCIe 4...
  12. Croc3LL

    Question Ryzen 7 3700x Overheats 90 C on Idle please help

    hi, so i've been using Ryzen 7 3700x for like an year now and suddenly i noticed that the FPS in the games are going down and my PC restarts alot for the specific reason "CPU Overheating". as soon as i checked the temperatures, they were over 90C on Idle and i was like BRUH when i play games or...
  13. candasulas

    Question Which ram is best for Ryzen 5900x?

    Hello to everyone. I use two of the Gskill TridentZ 2x16GB CL16 (F4-3200C16D-32GTZR) memory kit in my system. So I have a total of 4x16gb Ram. First kit is Samsung B die, Second kit is Hynix A Die. I've been reading comments on the internet that CL14 memory kits perform better. They also talk...
  14. Vattila

    OT: SYCL will replace CUDA

    Argonne, ORNL and Codeplay just announced that Codeplay has been awarded a contract for implementing SYCL support for AMD GPUs — as an open heterogeneous programming model for the upcoming exascale supercomputers...
  15. Vattila

    OT: SYCL will replace CUDA

    Argonne, ORNL and Codeplay just announced that Codeplay has been awarded a contract for implementing SYCL support for AMD GPUs — as an open heterogeneous programming model for the upcoming exascale supercomputers...
  16. H

    Question x570 boards for zen 1

    Currently i'm OC'ing my Ryzen 7 1700 and im really limited by my motherboard, i've seen some x570 boards taht run with zen 1, is there a way to find out wether the board supports zen 1? because the support is basically unofficial and only possible becuase the motherboards had some memory left...
  17. V

    Question Vega 64 displays nothing but a black screen on TV, works fine on monitor

    Hey all, recently rebuilt my HTPC (new mobo, cpu, ram, and drive) and moved my Vega 64 into it from another PC. Everything works fine on a monitor, but I am getting nothing but a black screen when connected to my receiver or directly to my TV. Using latest drivers, tested that the HDMI 2.1...
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  19. D

    Question Asus Prime X570-P USB-C issues

    My mobo is Asus Prime X570-P but it doesn't have usb-c, so I am trying to add it, however when I stick a usb-c card into 2nd pcie 16x slow, I think it becomes 1x slot since speed is capped at 200MB/s. I also have a thunderbolt 3 external hd with USB-C connector and I connected to the back of it...
  20. Maheshpm

    Question Caveats of using Ryzen 4750G with MSI B550 UNIFY / Gigabyte B550 Arous Master

    Hello, MSI B550 UNIFY Board has total four M2 slots. 1st is directly coupled with CPU, 2nd and 3rd M2 slots actually share PCI-E 4.0 x 16 bandwidth. If I put SSD in any of these M2 slots, PCI-E slot brought down to x8 mode. This is fine as long as there is 3000/5000 series CPU with graphics...
  21. Question AMD hd 4650 doesn't work on some of systems, WHY ?

    * I am new on this forum but maybe you guys help me. That's really important for me and sorry If I have English mistakes hope you can understand them * I am trying to make a new computer from secondhand (thrift) But I met a really crazy problem. I have AMD HD 4650 1GB DDR2 graphic card but it...
  22. R

    Question White LED and display problems with my VGA monitor, APU and GPU. New Ryzen 5 & Asus B550f gaming motherboard. Tech Support

    Hi Guys, Having some weird problems here. The whole problem here seems to be due to VGA, GPU or some incompatibility. Old build AMD A8-7600 (APU) Gigabyte G1 Sniper A88X (VGA+DVI) Asus GTX 660(VGA+DVI+HDMI) LG VGA Monitor New build AMD Ryzen 5 4650g (APU) Asus ROG Strix B550f Gaming Wifi...
  23. O

    Question AMD with USB4/TB4?

    Hi, I'd like to update my Skylake from 2015 to a Zen 3, either 5600X or maybe an APU with integrated graphics when they arrive ... BUT I want a system with USB4/TB4 for future proofing. What are my options? How long will I have to wait? Should I hold out for Zen 4? Thanks!
  24. candasulas

    Question PBO setting for Ryzen 3800x processor

    Hello, There are a few things I am curious about with my Ryzen 3800X processor. I want to learn from friends who have knowledge. I have an Asus Crosshair VIII motherboard and Asus Strix LC360 AIO liquid cooling. I want to increase the processor performance a little more. But in my research...
  25. G

    Question Screen Flicker When Setting Refresh Rate Above 60hz

    Hi, As the title suggests, my monitor screen flickers very badly when I set the refresh rate in Display Settings of Windows 10 64bit to anything above 60hz. I'm using a Pixio Prime PX7 monitor. I am on the latest BIOS version. I have tried downgrading the display driver, and then it works at...
  26. burninatortech4

    Question Opteron 6300 Series Dual-Socket Build 'Mr. Stupid' - Build Log

    Opteron 6300 Series Dual-Socket Build Log - "Mr. Stupid" - Introduction I've been teleworking for the last 3 months and have started to have a build itch. I've been wanting to experiment with used server hardware for the last few years because: 1) I'd like to learn more about Virtual...
  27. N

    Question Working on PSU cables with PSU Power switch on cause damage ?

    Reconnect , connect or check cable conections ,internal cable connections like 24 pin cable.or others ,with PSU switch on but PC powered off can cause any issue to the computer ? in my case I was only pushing the 24 pin cable to make sure the connection was good , I think was good anyway . the...
  28. C

    Question Does Sapphire R9 290x tri x oc require a copper shim

    Does Sapphire R9 290x tri x oc require a copper shim for the Kraken G12 water cooler?
  29. K

    What is a good Euro 600 Budget PC Build?

    Please help make a build list for me. First time building a PC looking for recommendations. Programming/Gaming/Editing What will you be doing with this PC? Be as specific as possible, and include specific games or programs you will be using. Gaming (League, Fortnite, GTA V, Rainbow Six...
  30. M

    3950x high temperatures in IDLE (alround 50 celsius degrees)

    SETUP case : lian Li pc-011 dynamic motherboar : asus prime pro x570 cpu : ryzen 9 3950x (STOCK) rams : gskill 32gb 16x2 3200cl4 (b-die) psu : evga supernova 1200 p2 80+ Platinum ssd : adata xpg sx8200 pro (1tb) aio : asus ryjuin 240mm (push and pull) thermal paste usage : Thermal Grizzly...
  31. A

    Question HDR(Play HDR games and apps) keeps toggling off

    Unable to turn on HDR tried with 2160 and 1080 on both 60hz and 30hz it keeps toggling back off instantly. Windows 10 Build 1903(18362.449) Display- TCL iFFALCON 55K2A(I can play HDR10 videos via pendrive directly on the TV and it looks great) PC(RX580 Red Devil Golden Sample 8GB) to Display(TCL...
  32. Vattila

    Solved! Speculation: Zen 4 (EPYC 4 "Genoa", Ryzen 7000, etc.)

    Except for the details about the improvements in the microarchitecture, we now know pretty well what to expect with Zen 3. The leaked presentation by AMD Senior Manager Martin Hilgeman shows that EPYC 3 "Milan" will, as promised and expected, reuse the current platform (SP3), and the system...
  33. Vattila

    Speculation: Spring refresh for Ryzen

    As I've posted elsewhere, I think AMD fell short of their frequency targets for the Ryzen 3000 series. A later launch than expected, statements relating to frequency challenges, Max Boost redefinition, boost issues, 3900X shortages, and now the 3950X delay from September to November, do all...
  34. F

    Question GPU Power consumption in games

    While playing Fallout 4 and Far cry Primal I noticed that my RX 460 was not drawing its full 76W as it does in Furmark and other games. It was stuck at 52 W and I got only 24fps. However the GPU utilisation was not dropping much , only to 98% when the drops ocurred. Is this behaviour normal? I...
  35. P

    DDR4 for AMD vs general

    So I was thinking of buying 3200 c16 dominator platinum for ryzen 3900X. I notice there are some specific chips with "optimized for AMD" captioned. How are these different from the normal ones? SHould I only get AMD optimized RAM for my 3900X
  36. C

    Question Building my brothers first PC and getting myself an upgrade. Looking for others opinions on my situation.

    Hey all, Just wanted to compare what I have researched to others opinions and make the best decision. So to start off my current PC specs: CPU: Intel core i7 2700k OC 4.4 MOBO: Asus Sabertooth z77 GPU: XFX R9 295x2 RAM: Corsair vengeance 2x8GB 1600mhz SSD: Mushkin Chronos 120GB HD: 3TB Western...
  37. A

    Question can i usedual graphics on a laptop with the following specs ?

    AMD RYZEN 5 2500U Processor (2.0GHz, 3.6GHz Turbo, 2MB cache) Display :15.6 FHD IPS AG 250N N Graphic Card: AMD RADEON 540 GDDR5 2GB & Integrated VEGA 8 GPU Memory : 8GB Storage : 2TB 7MM 5400RPM Laptop : Lenovo IdeaPad 330s
  38. M

    Question AMD's Zen5 Server CPU Codename

    Ian's Interview with AMD revealed that the sucessor to Genoa will also have an italian codename: Looking at the top 12 of Italian cities: Rome, Milan, Naples and Genoa are already used. Palermo...
  39. TurtleCrusher

    Just traded a 7th gen i5 w/ 1060 laptop for a Ryzen 2 system, big mistake with ryzen 3xxx coming?

    I've been out of the loop for a while since I left the semiconductor industry. I though the Ryzen 2xxx would be current for a bit until I got a google alert 30 minutes after making the deal about the new Ryzen CPUs. I traded a Dell 7577 w/1060 6gb for the desktop in sig. Am I SOL on future...
  40. razvanm3

    [SemiAccurate] AMD to differentiate cores

    So, new post from Charlie Demerjian on AMD Master Plan. Is anyone willing to tell us what's the article about? :)