New chip soon
The dark satanic rumour mill has been flat out manufacturing hell on earth yarns that Nvidia is about to release a new Pascal GPU soon.
Jim Keller finds a new role
The bloke who helped create the chip which will either finish AMD or give it a renaissance has a new role working for Tesla. Ironically it really will involve him working on Nvidia gear.
Waiting for Zen might be cunning
Last year, Kerrisdale Capital Investment warned that AMD would go bankrupt by 2020 and with Zen not appearing until the end of this year we were slightly concerned that the outfit did not have enough to survive what will be a dismal year.
Nicolas Thibieroz announces GPUOpen
AMD’s top gaming guy Nicolas Thibieroz is starting to open up GPU technology to make sure the technology evolves.
AMD 970 chipset motherboard with USB 3.1, M.2 and Aura RGB lighting
Asus has announced the new Asus 970 Pro Gaming/Aura motherboard which is based on AMD's well known 970 chipset but include new connectivity options like USB 3.1 and NVMe M.2 slot as well as feature Asus' recently introduced Aura RGB lighting.
Featured in new 4-inch wide Falcon Northwest custom PC
At the Virtual Reality Los Angeles (VRLA) 2016 Winter Expo this weekend in Southern California, AMD showed off its upcoming Radeon R9 Fury X dual-GPU powered by two 28nm Fiji GPUs.
Waiting for Pascal
It has been rumoured for a while that Nvidia was working on new GTX 970MX and 980MX GPUs for notebooks and now a new rumour has come out claiming this is rubbish.
Brighter stars, galaxy systems in future GPU codenames
Over the past few years, Radeon Technologies Group (RTG) has tread many uncharted waters near and far to gather enough "island" codenames for over five generations of graphics processing units. According to Raja Koduri, Senior Vice President and Chief Architect of the Radeon Technologies Group, all of that is about to change.
And only at the high end
While AMD fanboys expect Zen to arrive and cause Intel to immediately surrender its stonking market lead, it seems that it will not be saving the company’s bacon until next year.
Down 28 percent, partly from economic slowdown in China
Earlier today, we mentioned that AMD was expected to report revenues for Q4 2015 with at least a 10 percent revenue decline as the chip maker struggles to turn its profits around. This afternoon, the company reported its fourth quarter 2015 and fiscal year 2015 revenue earnings results, showing a 23 percent revenue decline from lower sales of CPUs, lower demand for GPUs used in game consoles, and an economic slowdown in China.