The first Windows 11 update makes things even worse for AMD processors

Microsoft officially released the stable version of Windows 11 earlier this week. As it’s common with new software, there are several known issues in the initial build. On Tuesday, Microsoft rolled out a new build that addressed some of these issues. However, one of the more glaring bugs remains: poor performance on AMD Ryzen processors. And the latest Windows update makes things even worse.
As it stands, many AMD processors run slower on Windows 11. Specifically, AMD processors are affected by two problems: increased L3 cache latency and the “preferred core” not working correctly. According to AMD’s own investigation, performance impact could be as high as 15% in some games. When AMD officially confirmed the performance issue last week, it said the problem would be fixed in an upcoming Windows 11 update. Quite the contrary, the first Windows 11 patch has further worsened the performance issue.
According to TechPowerUp, the first cumulative update has further reduced the performance…

Written By: Kishan Vyas

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