Tag Archives: AMD

Microsoft Suspends AMD Spectre and Meltdown Patch Rollout After Complaints of Unbootable PCs

HIGHLIGHTS Users of PCs with certain AMD CPUs reported freezing at bootup Microsoft blames AMD for providing inaccurate documentation The two companies are working together to resolve the problems Following multiple user complaints that of PCs with AMD processors were freezing while booting after the installation of Microsoft Windows security patches, the software giant has announced that it has suspended the delivery of specific… Read More »

AMD Ryzen 5 Mid-Range CPUs to Launch on April 11: Price, Speed, and More Revealed

  Just over three weeks after taking the world by storm with its high-end Ryzen 7 CPUs, AMD is ready to cement its return to form with four more mid-range models under the Ryzen 5 brand. The company had previously announced a Q2 2017 target for the launch of Ryzen 5, and there is now a specific date:… Read More »

Is Nvidia’s PhysX causing AMD frame rate problems

Ever since Gears of War Ultimate Edition came out last week, there’s been a rumor floating around that one reason the game runs so poorly, with so much stuttering on AMD hardware, is because Nvidia’s PhysX is actually running on the CPU. We were flagged about this possibility last Wednesday, so I installed the base game and consulted with Jason… Read More »