MSI announces A-XMP technology for AMD Ryzen
Published in Motherboards


To bring better Ryzen memory compatibility

MSI has announced the new A-XMP technology for its AM4 motherboards that promises to bring better memory compatibility as well as allow higher frequency DDR4 memory kits to work with new Ryzen CPUs.

AMD’s Linux GPU patches seven Vega 10s
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 21 March 2017 12:02

AMD’s Linux GPU patches seven Vega 10s


40,000 lines of code changed

AMD has issued 100 Linux GPU patches for seven of its Vega 10 GPUs.

AMD confirms Ryzen screen freeze fix
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 21 March 2017 11:50

AMD confirms Ryzen screen freeze fix


BIOS changes will be issued to Motherboard makers

AMD has confirmed why FMA3 code is causing system hangs on PCs using a new Ryzen desktop processor.

More AMD Radeon 500 series details tip up
Published in Graphics


New 14nm LPP process and new Polaris 20 GPUs

It appears that AMD's upcoming Radeon 500 series will indeed be based on current Polaris GPU architecture but will also be moving to a new 14nm LPP manufacturing process and bring new Polaris 12, Polaris 20 and Polaris 21 GPUs.

AMD rumours abound over the weekend
Published in Motherboards
Monday, 20 March 2017 13:29

AMD rumours abound over the weekend


Must be something in the water


The weekend saw a sudden stirring in the rumour mill centred on AMD working on Zen-based high end desktops processors and motherboards.

Blurry Radeon RX Vega spotted online
Published in Graphics
Friday, 17 March 2017 16:30

Blurry Radeon RX Vega spotted online


White backplate and not much more

A blurry picture has leaked online showing what should be a reference version of the upcoming AMD Radeon RX Vega graphics card.

AMD officially announces Ryzen 5 CPU lineup
Published in Processors
Thursday, 16 March 2017 15:29

AMD officially announces Ryzen 5 CPU lineup


Shows more Ryzen 5 1600X performance details

AMD has now officially announced the launch date of its Ryzen 5 series CPUs that will be based on its new Zen CPU architecture and using the same AM4 platform. The Ryzen 5 lineup will be available in six- and quad-core SKU, completely unlocked and with enabled SMT (simultaneous multi-threading).

AMD releases Radeon Software ReLive 17.3.2 Beta driver
Published in Graphics


One to have for Mass Effect Andromeda

AMD has released its latest Radeon Software Crimson ReLive 17.3.2 Beta driver that will bring optimizations for Bioware's Mass Effect Andromeda game as well as fix some minor bugs.

Polaris-based RX 500 series launching on April 18
Published in Graphics


A slight delay

According to reports, the upcoming AMD Radeon RX 500 series, which should be based on Polaris GPUs, could be slightly delayed, with the new launch date set for April 18th.

AMD Ryzen 5 CPU series launching on April 11
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 15 March 2017 17:57

AMD Ryzen 5 CPU series launching on April 11


Six- and quad-core SKUs

According to fresh information coming from various sources, AMD's Ryzen 5 series, six- and quad-core CPUs, should be available as of April 11th.