Electronic Arts announces the month delay of due to ‘unforeseen challenges’ and yes you can probably guess what the ‘challenges’ were; the COVID-19 Pandemic and now the release date is set for November 19 2021.
August the 5th will be a very special day for all folks passionate about custom build computers. Ask us why and our response will be simple – the new AMD Ryzen 5000G generation of desktop processors will be released on that day. Given the untenable state of today’s graphic card market due to supply shortages, AMD’s new release would be welcomed with open arms for us gamers and serve as AMD’s “non-X” chips that traditionally offer more attractive price points at a given core count.
Crypto is a buzzword that has been thrown around a lot recently, mainly because of the bitcoin-led bull market but also because NFTs (Non-fungible tokens) have become the centre of mainstream interest. The Ethereum price has been on a strong upwards trend to brand new highs and this blockchain protocol is the backbone of the majority of the NFT infrastructure.
The PS5’s base hardware features a custom eight-core AMD Zen 2 CPU clocked at 3.5GHz along with a custom GPU based on AMD’s RDNA 2 architecture which promises 10.28 teraflops and 36 compute units clocked at 2.23GHz. The processors are accompanied by 16GB of GDDR6 RAM and a custom 825GB SSD. It also comes with 667GB of usable storage but we are now seeing methods being introduced to stretch this memory out much further.
The race to design the most powerful computer processors is one of the most intense sports in the tech industry. When Dr. Lisa Su, an engineer by training, took over AMD in 2014 she not only became the first female CEO of a major semi-conductor company; she also kicked off one of the biggest transformations in industry history.