Keller is building self-driving vehicles for Tesla
Published in News


Will take some time

Fudzilla has already mentioned Jim Keller, the hardware engineer that was one of the key people for finishing what was considered to be the overambitious AMD Zen CPU project. Keller now works for Tesla, and our well-informed friends confirmed that he is building a self-driving platform for the company. 

AMD has nine Threadripper models
Published in Processors
Friday, 02 June 2017 13:06

AMD has nine Threadripper models


With up to 16-cores/32-threads

According to a report coming from Computex 2017, AMD is preparing a total of nine different Threadripper models which should go head to head with Intel's latest Core X-series CPUs.

AMD starts cutting prices
Published in Processors
Friday, 02 June 2017 12:18

AMD starts cutting prices


Prices aren’t Ryzen at all


Already good value for money, AMD is dropping the price of its Ryzen 7 processors.

ASUS debuts first Ryzen-based gaming notebook
Published in Notebooks


Also the world's first to feature Radeon RX 580

During Computex in Taipei this week, ASUS took the wraps off the world’s first AMD Ryzen-based gaming notebook, the ROX Strix GL702ZC.

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.