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Will AMD Ryzen 7000 prices limit the first "Zen 4" processors?

Will AMD Ryzen 7000 prices limit the first “Zen 4” processors?

On paper, AMD’s upcoming Ryzen 7000 series CPU family looks like the company’s most robust desktop processors to date. At first glance, their prices cause some concern. The four new Ryzen 7000 chips range in price from $699 for the high-end 16-core Ryzen 9 7950X to $299 for the mid-range six-core Ryzen 5 7600X. Indeed, …

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Rising rental pressure in Edmonton and Calgary means higher prices and lower vacancies |  Globalnews.ca

Rising rental pressure in Edmonton and Calgary means higher prices and lower vacancies | Globalnews.ca

If you’re looking for housing in Alberta’s big cities, it’s getting tougher. Taylor Pardy, principal market analyst for the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, said Alberta’s major urban centers are expected to see gradual increases in rents and decreases in vacancy rates over the next few years. “Especially in Edmonton, we expect stronger rental demand,” …

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Renters face record high prices, dwindling options in Ottawa |  CBC News

Renters face record high prices, dwindling options in Ottawa | CBC News

Renters in Ottawa are finding it increasingly difficult to secure affordable housing as rents soar to record highs and the number of listings continues to dwindle. The latest data from RentFaster, Canada’s popular rental site, shows that the average monthly price for a two-bedroom apartment, condo, townhouse, duplex or townhouse topped $2,000 a month for …

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“Perfect storm”: The Minister of Energy is issuing a threatening warning about gas as prices rise

The new energy minister has warned that Australia is on the brink of a gas crisis and the problem will not be resolved quickly. Key points: Gas prices are rising due to the war in Ukraine and problems with some coal-fired power plants The new Labor government is meeting with gas companies to find more …

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How will 100 percent of renewables protect one part of Australia from soaring electricity prices

The Australian electricity sector is in a state of crisis, with rising fossil fuel prices driving wholesale electricity prices to unprecedented levels, leading to a growing number of electricity retailers trying to get rid of their customers. But energy users in one jurisdiction can expect to be a little more relaxed about their electricity costs …

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Lumber prices are falling as interest in self-help renovations has cooled

Timber markets have been on a roller coaster after the COVID-19 pandemic initially disrupted demand in the first half of 2020.DARRYL DYCK / The Canadian Press Lumber prices have fallen in the last 10 weeks as consumers move away from DIY projects and builders are slowing down the pace of housing start-ups. Despite a 46 …

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House prices have fallen, but these suburbs are resisting the trend

While Australian homeowners may be a little nervous after hearing real estate prices for the first time in 20 months, buyers will sit back and take notes. Key points: The first three suburbs in each capital city are mostly grouped in the same areas Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra lead the falls Adelaide, Brisbane and some …

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Australian companies have benefited from rising prices. Workers? Not so much Greg Jericho

TGDP data for the March quarter look quite good, but hide a massive shift in the economy from employees to companies and profits. A few weeks ago, when I was writing about the latest wage figures, I noticed that while GDP data was useful, the problem was “GDP can’t be eaten.” It was never clearer …

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