Early Friday morning Australian time, AMD unveiled their first of their two-shot salvo for the holiday season. The first was the long-awaited (and leaked) Ryzen 5000 CPU desktop processors, which included this interesting nugget: the fact that AMD thinks they have the world’s fastest gaming CPU now.
So here’s something I haven’t been able to write about AMD for the last four or five years. Finally, after the launch of the first-gen Ryzen CPUs, AMD has released a CPU that you can ignore.
Intel’s just launched the fastest gaming CPU on the market. But before most gamers could get the parts together to build a new system, AMD’s answer is already on the horizon.