Intel allows AMD to play with Optane SSDs
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 10 August 2016 13:15

Intel allows AMD to play with Optane SSDs


SSD tech might be a free for all

Chipzilla is not keeping its SSD tech as something which will only work on its chips, but will work on other chipmakers' gear too.

AMD rolls out Radeon RX 470/460-ready Radeon software 16.8.1 drivers
Published in Graphics


Support for new graphics cards and couple of fixes

AMD has released its fresh Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.8.1 drivers which bring support for the recently released Radeon RX 470 and Radeon RX 460 graphics cards as well as a new Crossfire profile and some fixes.

AMD Radeon RX 460 now available in Europe
Published in Graphics
Monday, 08 August 2016 18:58

AMD Radeon RX 460 now available in Europe


Starting at €129 inc. tax

As promised by AMD late last week, the AMD Radeon RX 460 is now available in most of Europe, starting at €129 in most of  Europe and £99.95 in the UK.

AMD formally announces RX 470 GPU
Published in Games
Thursday, 04 August 2016 16:07

AMD formally announces RX 470 GPU

Games without front ears

It has been a while in the coming but AMD today said it’s released its Radeon RX470 card at a price of $179.

AMD’s cash cow is being milked
Published in News
Monday, 01 August 2016 19:18

AMD’s cash cow is being milked

Opinion It’s on some kind of a roll - bacon roll, sausage roll?

It takes a lot of money to make and sell microprocessors  - it always has done and it probably always will, but it seems to some that Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) is burning an awful lot of that rare commodity.

Nintendo gives NX contract to Nvidia
Published in Games
Friday, 29 July 2016 13:05

Nintendo gives NX contract to Nvidia


Poisoned chalice

After AMD appeared to have sewn up the console market, it had been widely tipped to have its GPUs under the bonnet of the Nintendo NX, however the former maker of playing cards has given the contract to Nvidia.

AMD cuddling up to Samsung
Published in Processors
Thursday, 28 July 2016 12:43

AMD cuddling up to Samsung


Might be seeing other people

AMD’s relationship with GloFlo has always been described as “complicated” and appears to be getting more open.

AMD Radeon Pro hits tops 90FPS on 8k raw
Published in News
Tuesday, 26 July 2016 20:52

AMD Radeon Pro hits tops 90FPS on 8k raw

It's a miracle!

AMD's Radeon Technologies Group made the world’s first public demonstration of its upcoming Radeon Pro SSG solution. 

AMD sticks an SSD into a GPU
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 26 July 2016 13:13

AMD sticks an SSD into a GPU


1TB close to hand

AMD ‘s Radeon Pro Solid State Graphics (SSG) card will have a 1TB SSD onboard for storage or as a supplement to on-board volatile memory.

Kaby Lake ships to PC builders
Published in Processors
Monday, 25 July 2016 12:18

Kaby Lake ships to PC builders

 Ready for Late 2016

Chipzilla's CEO Brian Krzanich has claimed that Kaby Lake CPUs have been finalised and shipping to PC builders for use in complete systems.