AMD to announce Vega tonight
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 16 May 2017 09:45

AMD to announce Vega tonight


But it is not all roses

AMD will announce Vega at its 2017 Financial Analyst Day and of course none other than Raja Koduri will share a few more details with us. 

Intel is licensing AMD's graphics
Published in Graphics
Monday, 15 May 2017 14:57

Intel is licensing AMD's graphics


Done deal

We can now confirm the rumours that Intel has given up on Nvidia because it has written a cheque to license AMD's graphics.

AMD releasing Whitehaven in May
Published in Processors
Friday, 12 May 2017 11:58

AMD releasing Whitehaven in May


Named after a place famous for its drive by shootings


AMD is expected to unveil the 16-core, 32-thread 'Whitehaven' CPU, at Computex in Taipei at the end of May.

AMD quad-core Raven Ridge APU spotted
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 10 May 2017 12:11

AMD quad-core Raven Ridge APU spotted


Zen-based CPU with possible Vega-based GPU

An unnamed AMD Raven Ridge APU has been spotted in SiSoftware database showing a few more details about the upcoming Zen-based APU from AMD.

AMD’s Ryzen 5 one of the best chip products
Published in Processors


New user survey show users very happy with it


A first impression survey by 3DCenter shows that AMD's Ryzen 5 processors are the best CPU product launch since it started doing these surveys seven years ago.

AMD preparing new Ryzen AGESA update
Published in Motherboards
Monday, 08 May 2017 12:06

AMD preparing new Ryzen AGESA update


For improved DDR4 memory support

AMD is apparently going to release a new Ryzen AGESA update for AM4 motherboards which should further improve memory support.

AMD releases Radeon Software 17.5.1 driver
Published in Graphics


Performance improvements for Prey

AMD and its Radeon Technologies Group have released their latest Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 17.5.1 driver, which brings performance improvements and optimizations for Bethesda's newest Prey game based on CryEngine.

Possible Vega GPU details revealed in Linux driver
Published in Graphics


Similar to Fiji GPU

A big update to the Digital Rendering Manger (DRM) in Linux 4.12 kernel, which adds initial Radeon Vega support, has left us with possible specifications for that same upcoming AMD flagship GPU.

AMD says Vega is on track for launch in Q2
Published in Graphics


Alleged benchmark result shows up

During its Q1 2017 financial call, AMD has confirmed that its Vega GPU architecture is still on track for Q2 launch, which means it should be launched by the end June.

AMD revenues jump
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 02 May 2017 10:46

AMD revenues jump


Margins still a little low


AMD reported an 18.3 percent jump in quarterly revenue but the chipmaker's second quarter gross margins forecast raised some concerns.