AMD Radeon R9 Nano hits retail/e-tail, gets reviewed
Published in Graphics


For US $649/€699

Although officially launched in late August, the AMD Fiji GPU-based mini-ITX Radeon R9 Nano has now started to show up in retail/e-tail, priced at US $649 in the US and around €699 in Europe. The first reviews are coming in.

AMD expands FM2+ chip lineup
Published in Processors
Thursday, 10 September 2015 12:35

AMD expands FM2+ chip lineup


Three new parts


AMD will expand its socket FM2+ chip lineup with three new parts – the A10-7890K and A8-7690K APUs, and the Athlon X4 880K CPU.

AMD's Raja Koduri promoted to Radeon SVP
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 09 September 2015 18:09

AMD's Raja Koduri promoted to Radeon SVP


Runs all graphics and reports to Lisa

AMD has announced that our old friend Raja Koduri has been promoted to Radeon technologies' Senior Vice president and chief architect.

Private equity to buy  20 per cent of AMD
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 09 September 2015 09:26

Private equity to buy 20 per cent of AMD


EXCLUSIVE: Silver Lake also owns a chunk of Dell

Our well informed industry sources have told us that AMD is about to sell 20 percent of its stake to a private equity outfit called Silver Lake.

AMD Athlon X4 880K spec revealed
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 08 September 2015 11:28

AMD Athlon X4 880K spec revealed


Kaveri without its GPU

The spec for the AMD Athlon X4 880K has leaked onto the internet. This AMD processor is based on Kaveri, but without a GPU.

"Most DX12 games partnered with AMD" claimed
Published in Graphics
Monday, 07 September 2015 13:51

"Most DX12 games partnered with AMD" claimed


Trash talk on Rededit

AMD claims that it has the majority of DX12 games signed up in a partnership.

Vevo music poaches top Qualcomm exec
Published in News
Wednesday, 02 September 2015 17:28

Vevo music poaches top Qualcomm exec


Jon Carvill is now VP of communications   

A rock star PR who worked as a Senior Director of communication at Qualcomm has been poached by the music outfit Vevo.

AMD releases new Catalyst 15.8 Beta drivers
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 01 September 2015 16:42

AMD releases new Catalyst 15.8 Beta drivers


Brings Oculus 0.7 SDK support and game optimization

AMD has released its newest Catalyst 15.8 Beta drivers which add support for recently released graphics cards, integrates Oculus 0.7 SDK and brings performance optimizations and fixes for some games.

AMD shows off hardware-based GPU virtualisation
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 01 September 2015 12:33

AMD shows off hardware-based GPU virtualisation


Can allow 15 virtualised desktops

AMD is showing off a new hardware-based GPU virtualisation tech.

AMD's open source Fury disappointing
Published in Graphics
Monday, 31 August 2015 12:57

AMD's open source Fury disappointing


At least for now

AMD's open source drivers for its Fury platform have proved rather disappointing.