Coming on July 29
Powercolor has now officially unveiled its fully-custom Radeon RX 480 graphics card that will bear the mark of its Devil series, the Powercolor Red Devil RX 480.
Exclusive: 4, 8, 12, 16, 24 and 32 core versions
Zen-based Opteron processors should appear by mid-2017 and our deep throats have revealed that there will be three different sockets. Not only that, the entry level Zen based processors will come in four or eight Zen core configurations and they will use the SP4r2 BGA socket. AMD has been developing them under the Snowy Owl codename.
AMD and Intel about to rough them up a little and run them out of town
Nvidia is not going to come out of new competition from AMD and Intel that well, according to analysts Well Fargo.
Bringing Civ VI to the world
AMD is lending 2K and Firaxis Games a hand with their DirectX 12 projects and to help them provide full support for Asynchronous Compute and Explicit Multi-Adapter."
No Shorty Long anymore
A report from financial analysts Seeking Alpha has issued guidance on the share price of Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) and said the company’s outlook is quite bright.
Highend Vega GPU coming in 2017
A set of new slides leaked online has confirmed most of the specifications for the upcoming Radeon RX 470 and RX 460 graphics cards while the newest roadmap shows that high-end Vega GPU won't be coming before next year.
Adds support Doom Vulkan API and fix a single issue
AMD has released its new Radeon Software 16.7.2 drivers which add support for Vulkan API in Bethesda's Doom game as well as fixing problems with Restore Factory Defaults in Radeon Settings.
SP4 BGA in mid-2017
Naples is, as Fudzilla exclusively reported, a 32 Zen core Opteron with 64 threads. The 16 core Zen version with a BGA socket is codenamed Snowy Owl. AMD thinks that Snowy Owl will be a great match for the communication and network markets that needs a high performance 64-bit X86 CPU.
Adjusts power distribution between PCIe connector and slot
AMD has issued its new Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.7.2 drivers which promised a fix for RX 480 power issues and it appears that these work as advertised, even without a significant performance hit.
Fixes PCIe current draw and improves performance
AMD promised us a driver within 48 hours and after two sleepless nights the developers have delivered one. The driver fix needed doing urgently and will draw less current from the motherboard.