Intel still contesting AMD fine
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 22 June 2016 14:31

Intel still contesting AMD fine


US$1.4 billion at stake

Intel is still contesting the landmark US$1.4 billion antitrust fine from the European Commission, which in May 2009 found it had abused its dominant position in the market for x86 processors.

AMD Zeppelin is an 8 core Zen
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 22 June 2016 10:11

AMD Zeppelin is an 8 core Zen


Exclusive: Up to four Zeppelin clusters for 32-core Naples option

A few months back Nick wrote about AMD Zen processor found in a Linux Kernel Mailing List confirming that Zeppelin had support for eight bundles of four cores on a single chip, or 32 physical processing cores.

Zen disturbs motherboard makers' meditation
Published in Motherboards


What is the sound of costs rising?


The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn claiming that some AMD’s Zen chipsets are having design issues.

AMD working on 7nm 48 core processor
Published in Processors
Monday, 20 June 2016 17:25

AMD working on 7nm 48 core processor


Exclusive: Codename Starship

Fudzilla warned you that AMD's 32core / 64 tread X86 processor codenamed Naples is coming in 2017 to a server near you, but it looks like AMD has a 7nm product called Starship which will arrive soon afterwards. 

Couple of Radeon RX 480 graphics cards pictured
Published in Graphics


XFX, Sapphire and Powercolor

It appears that there will be plenty of reference RX 480 graphics cards at launch as we now have pictures from three different AMD AIB partners.

AMD Ellesmere PCB pictured in details
Published in Graphics
Friday, 17 June 2016 16:41

AMD Ellesmere PCB pictured in details


Same PCB for both RX 480 and RX 470

AMD's Polaris 10 Ellesmere GPU should be behind both the upcoming Radeon RX 480 and the RX 470 graphics cards and today we have a chance to check out both the reference PCB as well as the 14nm FinFET GPU.

AMD confirms most Polaris 11 and Polaris 10 specifications
Published in Graphics


Official slide reveals it all 

In an official slides that have leaked after the E3 2016 show, AMD has confirmed most of the specifications for both the Polaris 10 and the Polaris 11 GPUs which will power the upcoming Radeon RX 480, RX 470 and RX 460 graphics cards.

Nvidia is GPU accelerator king
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 15 June 2016 13:37

Nvidia is GPU accelerator king


Analyst raises ratings

A top Japanese analyst Romit Shah has raised his rating on the shares in silicon specialist Nvidia, after chatting to CEO Jen-Hsun Huang.

AMD demonstrates Zen running Doom
Published in Games
Tuesday, 14 June 2016 17:15

AMD demonstrates Zen running Doom


One hand clapping with zombies at E3 2016

AMD has released a short video where its lead system engineer Louis Castro running Doom on its Summit Ridge, Zen-based processor .

AMD unveils RX 470 and RX 460 at E3 2016
Published in Graphics


For 1080p and MOBA gaming

AMD pulled a rabbit out of its hat at the PC Gaming Show hosted with PCGamer at E3 2016 in Los Angeles, unveiling two new Polaris-based Radeon graphics cards, the Radeon RX 470 and the Radeon RX 460.