AMD eight core SKU beats up Chipzilla
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 13 December 2016 23:17

AMD eight core SKU beats up Chipzilla


In two CPU benchmarks

AMD was keen to show some performance figures of its upcoming eight core Ryzen SKU at the New Horizon event and has compared it to Intel's US $1049.99 priced Core i7-6900K eight core Broadwell-E CPU.

AMD officially confirms Ryzen branding
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 13 December 2016 22:50

AMD officially confirms Ryzen branding


Eight core/16-thread SKU with 3.4GHz base clock

At its scheduled New Horizon event, AMD has now officially confirmed its branding for the  Zen CPU architecture, now to be known as the Ryzen. As we said before, the only SKU announced and detailed so far is the 8-core/16-thread CPU.

AMD shows Vega Cube with 100 TFLOPs
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 13 December 2016 17:05

AMD shows Vega Cube with 100 TFLOPs


Meant to house four Vega GPUs

It appears that AMD showed quite a few interesting products at its earlier event, including what is now refered to as the Vega Cube, a Radeon Instinct GPGPU solution.

Dark days ahead for Nvidia and AMD
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 13 December 2016 14:09

Dark days ahead for Nvidia and AMD


Pacific Crest has been looking at its tarot cards


The divination team from Pacific Crest have been shuffling their tarot cards and are seeing some dark clouds forming for AMD and Nvidia.

2017 could be when barbarians overwhelm Intel
Published in News
Tuesday, 13 December 2016 13:22

2017 could be when barbarians overwhelm Intel


Empire doomed


It has been said for a while now that Intel’s glorious empire, on which the sun never sets, could be overthrown by barbarians, but so far the chip maker has managed to thrive.

AMD's Zen-based Summit Ridge CPUs to be branded as Ryzen
Published in Processors


Summit Ridge coming in Q1 2017

A set of leaked slides confirms that AMD has decided to brand its upcoming Zen-based Summit Ridge AM4 CPUs as Ryzen and these should be coming in Q1 2017.

AMD Vega handles Doom like a champ
Published in Graphics
Monday, 12 December 2016 21:55

AMD Vega handles Doom like a champ


Hits almost 70 FPS at 4K/UHD

AMD's next-generation Vega GPU is coming soon and according to the newest information, it packs enough punch to run Doom at 4K/UHD resolution at almost 70 FPS.

AMD Radeon RX 460 can be unlocked
Published in Graphics
Monday, 12 December 2016 11:16

AMD Radeon RX 460 can be unlocked


To full 1024 Stream Processors and 64 TMUs

According to a fresh overclocking guide, AMD Radeon RX 460 can actually be unlocked to its full potential, providing additional TMUs and Stream Processors as well as decent performance gain of anywhere between 10 and 12 percent.

AMD and Intel team up for Holiday Bundle
Published in News
Friday, 09 December 2016 16:15

AMD and Intel team up for Holiday Bundle


Great Core i5 and RX 480 bundle with two games

It appears that AMD and Intel were caught together under the mistletoe and decided to make a neat Holiday Bundle in cooperation with Newegg.com.

AMD releases Radeon Software Crimson ReLive drivers
Published in Graphics


The major driver update

AMD has released its newest major driver software update release for this year, named the AMD Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition, which brings a couple of new features as well as performance improvements.