Windows 11 is causing performance issues for some AMD Ryzen processors

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But a fix is ​​on the way later this month

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Windows 11 is officially out, but if you have an AMD Ryzen processor, you can hold off on updating for a while: company reporting That its chips may have issues with the newer OS which can cause up to 15 percent drop in performance in some cases.


AMD and Microsoft have found two main issues with Windows 11 on Ryzen. The first is that Windows 11 L3 cache can triple the latency. AMD says this problem can cause 3-5 percent of poor performance in most affected applications, while some games (AMD specifically calls those “commonly used for eSports”) may have 10-15 percent. performance degradation can be observed.

Windows 11 is also having problems AMD’s “Favorite Core” Technology, which usually aims to move the threads on a processor to the fastest core. AMD warns that users may see performance issues on CPU-dependent tasks, particularly on processors with more than eight cores at about 65W TDP.

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AMD and Microsoft have already confirmed that they are “actively investigating these known issues for resolution through software updates.” Both companies promise that both a Windows update and a software update are planned for later this month to try and resolve those issues. But in the meantime, you might want to stick with Windows 10 until AMD and Microsoft sort things out.

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