AMD reveals details on two Ryzen Threadripper SKUs
Published in Processors


Intel outperformed

AMD has posted a new Youtube video in which AMD's CEO, Dr. Lisa Su, revealed a few more details on two of the upcoming Ryzen Threadripper SKUs, including both clocks and pricing.

Germans run out of GPUs
Published in Graphics
Thursday, 13 July 2017 06:00

Germans run out of GPUs


Gold rush sparks shortage


Germany is seeing a national shortage in mid-range and high-end graphics cards, due to an increasing craze for mining the Ethereum cryptocurrency.

Intel slags off AMD’s chips
Published in Processors
Thursday, 13 July 2017 06:00

Intel slags off AMD’s chips


Full of more glue than Lloyd Bridges 


Intel is clearly feeling a little insecure about AMD’s new Epyc Server processor range based on the RyZen technology.

Patriot says its memory is Ryzen-ready
Published in Memory
Wednesday, 12 July 2017 17:55

Patriot says its memory is Ryzen-ready


Viper 4, Viper Elite and Signature Line DDR4

Patriot has announced that it has now finalized its compatibility list for AMD Ryzen and AM4 platform and its key memory kits and modules.

Possible AMD RX Vega codenames revealed
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 12 July 2017 17:38

Possible AMD RX Vega codenames revealed


Vega XTX, Vega XT and Vega XL

The latest leak has revealed possible Radeon RX Vega series codenames and it appears that we will see three different versions, the Vega XTX, Vega XT and the Vega XL.

AMD rolls out Radeon Software 17.7.1 Beta drivers
Published in Graphics


One to have for new mining graphics cards

AMD has released its newest Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition drivers, version 17.7.1 Beta, which bring support for a couple of recently launched mining and standard graphics cards as well as a couple of fixed bugs.

AMD RX Vega to support DirectX 12 level 12.1 features
Published in Graphics


Better DirectX 12 support than Polaris

According to the latest report, the upcoming AMD Radeon RX Vega graphics card will have support for more graphics features, thanks to support for DirectX 12 level 12.1.

Another RX Vega benchmark goes online
Published in Graphics
Thursday, 06 July 2017 13:31

Another RX Vega benchmark goes online


Barely beats GTX 1080 in 3DMark 11

It has been a while since we saw a benchmark leak of the upcoming consumer-oriented Radeon RX Vega graphics card but the latest one from 3DMark 11 shows a bit more details.

DDR4 hits 4079MHz on AMD Ryzen platform
Published in Memory
Wednesday, 05 July 2017 13:14

DDR4 hits 4079MHz on AMD Ryzen platform


With a single G.Skill Trident Z 8GB module

AMD has been working on optimizing memory performance on its AM4 platform and it appears it has been doing a good job as, thanks to an overclocker from Australia, DDR4 managed to finally break the 4,000 limit with Gigabyte X370 motherboard, Ryzen 5 1400 CPU and G.Skill's 8GB Trident Z DDR4 memory module.

AMD appoints former Intel man to board
Published in News
Wednesday, 05 July 2017 11:12

AMD appoints former Intel man to board


Intel inside 

AMD has announced the appointment of Abhi Talwalkar to its board.