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Reminder: AMD will show off Zen tonight at 9PM GMT

Announced at the tail end of November, AMD’s New Horizon event to show off its upcoming Zen CPU architecture takes place later today, 13th December. Although attendance will be restricted, any and all can view online. If you’d like to check in on the livestream, make sure to be ready …

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Potential leak points to updated Zen engineering samples

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Earlier this year, we got our first look at AMD’s Summit Ridge/Zen 8-core desktop processor thanks to an engineering sample leak. However, the SKUs floating around at the time were still a bit off from being the final consumer spec. However, as we get closer to the Q1 2017 launch, …

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AMD shows off how Zen compares to a 6900K in benchmark

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Just last week we finally saw some performance numbers for Zen in an unofficial leak from the Ashes of Singularity database. Now this week, AMD has given us our first official look at performance for its 8 Core/16 Thread Zen CPU up against an Intel Core i7 6900k, a similarly …

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AMD Zen engineering sample benchmark leaks

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So far, the only real performance numbers we’ve received for Zen have come from AMD’s marketing and presentation slides. However, this week we may have got our first look at legitimate real-world performance thanks to the Ashes of Singularity benchmark database, in  which a benchmark for one of AMD’s Zen …

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