new Ryzen 5 1600 available, what is the difference ?

new Ryzen 5 1600 available, what is the difference ? currently there are 2 versions of Ryzen 5 1600 BOX available YD1600BBAEBOX, original one from 2017 YD1600BBAFBOX, available since October (?) 2019 ​ AE = B1 Stepping Zeppelin (ZP) AF = B2 Stepping Zeppelin (ZP) / Pinnacle (PiR) according to source below How to Decode AMD Codenames V5.0 ​ ‘AF’ can be found in the names of 1st gen Epyc processors and 2nd gen desktop Ryzen without integrated graphics (Pinnacle Ridge) ​ I wonder if both Ryzens 1600 have same…

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Intel CFO: Margins down until 2023, 7 nm production H2 2021, Mobileye leading in self-driving, AI major focus in Xeon

Intel CFO: Margins down until 2023, 7 nm production H2 2021, Mobileye leading in self-driving, AI major focus in Xeon https://www.barrons.com/articles/intel-cfo-stock-51572840766 Since this is behind a paywall here are a few key take-aways: Gross margins: ….the delay in 10 nanometer means that we’re going to be a little bit disadvantaged on unit cost for a period of time… 2023 is the period that we were ultimately guiding [when] we’re going to see very strong revenue growth and margin expansion. 7 nm: So we’re pulling in the spending on 7 nanometer,…

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Comment on SSD reviews: We need testing at different drive-filled states, especially now that we have drives with dynamic SLC cache sizes (e.g. the Silicon Motion SM2263 controller).

Comment on SSD reviews: We need testing at different drive-filled states, especially now that we have drives with dynamic SLC cache sizes (e.g. the Silicon Motion SM2263 controller). Anandtech is nice enough to provide us will “drive full” and “drive empty” testing. But now SLC cache size can vary drastically depending on just how full the drive is. So you would expect at least some performance degradation not just when the drive is full-to-the-brim but when the drive is about as full as you would expect under normal use (e.g.…

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