AMD will announce something new at Computex
Published in Processors


I have Ryzen


AMD today announced it will hold a press conference and live webcast during Computex 2017 in Taipei, Taiwan.

Nvidia puts AMD inside Battlebox
Published in Processors
Friday, 26 May 2017 12:21

Nvidia puts AMD inside Battlebox


It wanted the best


Nvidia is putting AMD under the bonnet of its “GeForce GTX Battlebox” PC – although obviously not its GPU gear.

AMD tinkers with Ryzen
Published in Processors
Friday, 26 May 2017 12:02

AMD tinkers with Ryzen


Improves virtualisation and DRAM


AMD is about to release a microcode update for its Ryzen processors which boosts virtualisation and allows manual configuration of 26 additional dynamic RAM (DRAM) parameters to let modules be run outside of JEDEC.

AMD focuses on Zen X86 this year
Published in Processors
Thursday, 25 May 2017 11:15

AMD focuses on Zen X86 this year


K12 ARM future unconfirmed

We're not sure if many people caught the fact that in last week's financial analyst update, AMD didn’t mention anything about the K12 and future ARM server products. We reached out and asked it for a comment. 

AMD 7nm server plans detailed
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 24 May 2017 11:08

AMD 7nm server plans detailed


Zen 2 aka Rome aka Starship 7nm

In June 2016 Fudzilla exclusively wrote that AMD will do a 7nm follow up architecture for its data center / server. It may have taken its time, but AMD confirmed this last week. 

AMD manages high yields on Ryzen
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 23 May 2017 11:42

AMD manages high yields on Ryzen


More than 80 per cent


The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn which claims that AMD’s 14nm manufacturing process has a yield of 80 percent.

More light shed on Intel's Radeon powered CPU
Published in Graphics


Update: Chipzilla is licensing AMD's graphics 

Our original story about Intel licensing AMD graphics created quite an impact, with shock, horror and disbelief from the Intel, AMD and Nvidia types.   

AMD launches Radeon RX 560 without much fuss
Published in Graphics


Fully enabled Polaris 11 GPU with 1024 SPs

Although we knew about it for quite some time, AMD has now officially unveiled its Radeon RX 560 graphics card, which comes with a fully-enabled Polaris 11 GPU and up to 4GB of GDDR5 memory.

Asus leaks more Ryzen 3 1200 details
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 17 May 2017 15:38

Asus leaks more Ryzen 3 1200 details


Still coming in Q3 2017

While AMD is happily selling Ryzen 7 and Ryzen 5 CPUs and has announced the Ryzen Threadripper series, there is not much information about the Ryzen 3 lineup, other than it is expected to launch in Q3 2017.

AMD's 7nm data centre roads lead to Rome
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 17 May 2017 07:50

AMD's 7nm data centre roads lead to Rome


The Zen 2-based, Zen 3 will be called Milan

AMD has presented a long-term 7nm roadmap and the new codenames for the server products have an Italian theme.