In this episode of The Full Nerd, Gordon Mah Ung, Alaina Yee, special guest Keith May of WCCFTech, and Adam Patrick Murray discuss Apple’s M1 iMac and iPad, AMD’s mysterious 4700S chip and whether EVGA’s Elite membership for early access to GPU queues is worth it or not.[ Further reading: The best CPUs for gaming ]As annoying as it is, the tech press can’t help but talk about … [Read more...] about The Full Nerd Ep. 174: AMD’s mysterious 4700S, Apple’s M1 blitz, EVGA’s Elite GPU access
CPUs and Processors
Is your computer’s CPU too hot? If your PC starts spontaneously shutting down, locking up, or acting sluggish during intense tasks, overheating could be the issue. Keeping tabs on your CPU temperatures is crucial when you’re overclocking your PC’s processor, too—you don’t want to accidentally push the performance pedal too far to the metal when you’re supercharging your pricey … [Read more...] about How to check your PC’s CPU temperature
Microsoft’s Surface Laptop 4 offers a rare opportunity for benchmarking nerds: a chance to test rival AMD Ryzen and Intel Core processors in the same device. But unlike with our AMD/Intel CPU comparison using the Surface Laptop 3, this time it’s an unfair fight: in the Surface Laptop 4, Intel’s latest 11th-gen Core Tiger Lake processors take on AMD’s older Ryzen 4000 Mobile … [Read more...] about Why doesn’t the Surface Laptop 4 have the latest Ryzen processors?
AMD has found a fix for intermittent USB problems some Ryzen owners have reported.“We would like to thank the community here on r/AMD for its assistance with logs and reports as we investigated the intermittent USB connectivity you highlighted. With your help,” the company posted in a post in the r/AMD section of Reddit, “we believe we have isolated the root cause and developed … [Read more...] about AMD has solved Ryzen USB issues; update fix coming soon
After months of price markups and near-invisible stock, it looks like you can finally buy AMD’s awesome Ryzen 5 5600X and Ryzen 7 5800X at list price again—even better, there are signs it may stay this way.We’ve been watching AMD’s more mainstream CPU models, and they’ve mostly been out of stock, or selling for 50 percent above their list prices.In the last week or two, though, … [Read more...] about Whoa, you can actually buy AMD’s Ryzen 5000 CPUs again