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AMD and ASRock finally receive Intel’s blessing for Ryzen Thunderbolt 3 support
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AMD and ASRock finally receive Intel’s blessing for Ryzen Thunderbolt 3 support

In the past, Intel has held tight to its Thunderbolt specification. Today is a new day, however, and it has finally certified an AMD Ryzen motherboard for its Thunderbolt connectivity. Thunderbolt connectivity can be a handy thing to have, allowing you to run multiple data and power streams to a docking station with a single cable. Oh yeah, and it allows a maximum throughput of a whopping 40GB/s. read more

AMD rewards RX 5700-series purchases with Resident Evil 3 and MHW: Iceborn
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AMD rewards RX 5700-series purchases with Resident Evil 3 and MHW: Iceborn

AMD’s new Raise the Game GPU bundle rewards people buying a Radeon RX 5700-series card with Monster Hunter World: Iceborn and Resident Evil 3, and punishes cheapskates going for an RX 5500-series GPU with Ghost Recon Breakpoint and Warcraft III: Reforged. We don’t know what AMD has in store for RX 5600 XT purchasers because that GPU is currently missing from the leaked listing. Maybe they’ll get lucky and won’t have to suffer through Ghost Recon Breakpoint… read more

AMD’s 7nm “wafer supply is tight”… but won’t slow Zen 3, RDNA 2, and EPYC revenue
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AMD’s 7nm “wafer supply is tight”… but won’t slow Zen 3, RDNA 2, and EPYC revenue

AMD has confirmed “that wafer supply is tight” on TSMC’s advanced 7nm process. The chipmaker has largely batted away concerns of short chip supply over the last couple of months, reiterating that it works closely with its foundry partner to ensure CPUs and GPUs keep flowing downstream. But even a colossal foundry the size of TSMC reaches capacity sooner or later – and AMD has to be smart in 2020 to keep its customers happy. read more