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The Full Nerd episode 48: 2nd-gen Ryzen review, AMD vs. Nvidia's GeForce Partner Program

On this episode of the Complete Nerd, Gordon Mah UngBrad Chacos, Alaina Yee, and Adam Patrick Murray communicate new AMD , and newly named AMD .

First up: Impressions from our 2d-gen Ryzen processor overview, which hit the streets Thursday. The small tweaks and upgrades upload as much as a a lot more well-rounded chip than first-gen Ryzen. And it is going blow-for-blow with Intel’s flagship Core i7-8700Ok too. As we mentioned in our ultimate verdict of the Ryzen 7 2700X, “Upper clock speeds and an enormous multi-threading benefit push AMD’s CPU efficiency to new highs. The bundled Wraith Prism cooler and total polish push it excessive. Within the fight of Intel and AMD’s flagship processors, the transparent winner these days is the Ryzen 7 2700X.”

In the event you overlooked it, The Complete Nerd workforce additionally interviewed AMD’s senior VP of computing and graphics, Jim Anderson, about 2d-gen Ryzen technical main points, Wraith Prism’s design, X470 motherboards, the state of multi-core computing, whether or not Ryzen’s multi-module design may raise over to GPUs, why there’s no Ryzen 7 APU, and extra. Test it out!

Subsequent, AMD dragged the mysterious, hotly debated Nvidia GeForce Spouse Program into the sunshine remaining week as Asus dumped the Republic of Avid gamers branding from AMD and debuted the Radeon-exclusive “Arez” emblem as a substitute. AMD says extra Radeon-exclusive manufacturers are at the approach from its companions, and that the corporate is devoted to open requirements and selection in PCs. After you’ve heard what we are saying right here, take a look at The Complete Nerd’s interview with Kyle Bennett about Nvidia’s GPP. Bennett is the editor-in-chief of HardOCP and printed the preliminary allegation reporting what this system calls for.

Witness all of it within the video embedded above. You’ll additionally watch The Complete Nerd episode 48 on YouTube (toss us a apply whilst you’re there!) or concentrate to it on Soundcloud in case you choose the audio by myself.

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