AMD and MediaTek see sales increase
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 17 August 2016 12:10

AMD and MediaTek see sales increase


Fastest growing companies

Beancounters working for IC Insights have added up their numbers and divided them by the age of their eldest child and reached the conclusion that MediaTek and AMD grew the most in the second quarter of 2016.

Microsoft flip-flops on Skylake support again
Published in Processors


Should it stay or should it go?

Microsoft seems to be having trouble making up its mind about Skylake support for older versions of Windows.

Dell releases two budget-friendly FreeSync and G-Sync monitors
Published in News


24-inch 1440p S2417DG and 27-inch 1080p SE2717H

Dell has released two new and rather interesting budget-friendly monitors with high refresh rate and support for Nvidia G-Sync and AMD FreeSync, the S2417DG and the SE2717H.

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.