Tag Archives: all-AMD

This Ryzen 5 1500X all-AMD PC brings compelling 8 thread gaming to the masses

For the first time in a long time, you’re able to build a compelling 4-core, 8-thread gaming PC that’s overclockable without spending a small fortune, thanks to AMD’s Ryzen 5 CPUs. In recent memory, the only way to tick all the performances boxes was to spring for Intel’s highest-end Core i7 processors, and they aren’t cheap. (Don’t come at me, AMD FX ... Read More »

Tested: Battlefield 1 shines on this all-AMD gaming PC despite DirectX 12 weirdness

Bizarre DX12 results don’t take away from Battlefield 1’s brilliance on AMD’s FX-8370 processor and Radeon RX 480. Credit: Brad Chacos 11COMMENTS Brad Chacos | @BradChacos Senior Editor, PCWorld Nov 11, 2016 3:00 AM DICE didn’t let you down this time, folks. Battlefield 4 stumbled out of the gate with connection problems. The less said about Battlefield: Hardline the better. ... Read More »

Tested: This all-AMD $650 PC proves VR-ready rigs don’t have to be expensive

Experiencing virtual reality will blow your mind, but it’ll also demolish your wallet. Or at least that’s what people think, and that perception was exacerbated when Oculus’s CEO said that building a Rift setup from scratch will set you back a cool $1,500. Since theOculus Rift itself costs $600, that implies you’ll need a $900 PC to run it. I ... Read More »