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TSMC teases new AMD Zen 3 chiplet packaging details “in the coming months”
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TSMC teases new AMD Zen 3 chiplet packaging details “in the coming months”

The AMD Zen 3 processors are surely not far away now and TSMC has been dropping hints that we’re going to be hearing more details about their makeup “in the coming months.” During a recent Meet the Experts briefing between TSMC and AMD execs, TSMC’s Godfrey Cheng tantalisingly teased that alongside Ryzen 4000’s 7nm+ process node there would also be advancements to the chiplet packaging design being announced soon. read more

AMD Ryzen B550A motherboards with PCIe 4
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AMD Ryzen B550A motherboards with PCIe 4.0 have been available for months

If ‘long-awaited’ was ever a phrase designed for a purpose, that purpose was the AMD B550 release. It’s been a long time. Too long, perhaps. So, when we stumbled across a leaked B550AM motherboard specification sheet and user manual, we had to rub our eyes, cartoon-style. Since that leak, however, we have since received anecdotal reports that claim these boards have been out, and even marketed as B550A PCIe 4.0 motherboards, for a while. read more

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