Microsoft Suspends Win 7/8.1 Updates For Intel Kaby Lake, AMD Ryzen CPUs

Microsoft suspended updates for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 users with Intel's 7th generation (Kaby Lake) processors, AMD's 7th generation (Bristol Ridge) processors, and Qualcomm's 8996 processor or newer. The company said before that it wouldn't release new drivers for older Windows versions to support new hardware, but now it's stopped Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 users with these new CPUs from scanning or downloading from Windows Update.

AMD Announces Ryzen 5 Processors; $169 Four-Cores And $219 Six-Cores; AMD Confirms 2+2 Alignment

We're still exploring the Ryzen 7 processors, but AMD is forging ahead quickly with its Ryzen 5 lineup. The new Ryzen 5 processors take aim at the heart of the market with 6-core and 4-core variants at competitive price points lining up against Intel's four-core i5 series. AMD has the core count advantage in its shockingly low price range, but it hasn't released many technical details. We do know that the processors will come to market on April 11, and AMD will release more details as review units begin shipping in a few weeks.

AMD Posts Ryzen Community Update; Power Patch Coming

AMD's relatively low performance in some games has led to a flurry of theories, with the most popular being that the Windows scheduler bears the blame. There have been widespread reports, based on a now-deleted tweet as far as we can gather, that Microsoft will issue an update to rectify a scheduling conflict. AMD released a community update that contradicts the theories.

Patriot Invests Heavily in the Brazilian Gaming and Technology Market

Spearheaded by Global Director of Business Development and General Manager of Brazil, Brent McCray SAO PAULO, BRAZIL – June 8, 2016 – Patriot, a leading manufacturer of computer memory, SSDs, gaming peripherals, consumer flash storage solutions and mobile accessories, today announced its further investment into the Brazilian market.

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Micron launches 3D NAND SSDs

Press release; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Wednesday 1 June 2016] Micron Technology has introduced a new lineup of 3D NAND flash SSDs - the 1100 SATA and 2100 PCIe NVMe SSDs

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