AMD Fiji aims at $849 retail price
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 19 May 2015 08:53

AMD Fiji aims at $849 retail price


4GB first, 8GB to follow

Our well informed sources are telling us that Fiji is not going to be the cheapest chip on the market.  

AMD testing FinFET chips
Published in Graphics
Thursday, 07 May 2015 10:38

AMD testing FinFET chips


GPU and CPU 
Production in 2016 

When AMD's Fiji GPU launches shortly after Computex and before the end of Q2 2015, we should see a bit more details regarding AMD's FinFET chips.

AMD's Greenland gets FinFET
Published in Graphics
Thursday, 07 May 2015 10:38

AMD's Greenland gets FinFET


Will be ready by 2016

Greenland, which will succeed the soon to be launched Fiji GPU, will be served up with FinFET technology next year. 

AMD's  HBM still a bit of a mystery
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 06 May 2015 21:30

AMD's HBM still a bit of a mystery


Next year HBM 2.0 but no name yet 

AMD teases its audience with the new HBM High Bandwidth Memory product that is supposed to come soon.

Fiji XT PCB to end up significantly smaller than Radeon 290X
Published in Graphics


Mainstream card sized

A modern high end graphics card tends to be quite big. It usually needs two slots for the cooler and is between 280 and 300 mm in the length. 

AMD x86 16-core Zen APU detailed
Published in Processors
Friday, 10 April 2015 08:45

AMD x86 16-core Zen APU detailed


Has integrated Greenland HBM GPU

We have mentioned both AMD's Zen core processors, as well as Greenland HBM memory powered graphics in the past, but now we have a few more details. 

Fiji XT can support HBM2 memory
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 07 April 2015 08:58

Fiji XT can support HBM2 memory


A few tweaks required 

Fiji XT is AMD's next generation GPU core and many end-users have very high hopes for this product. It looks like Fiji XT based cards are launching in June, and they will give Nvidia's Geforce GTX 980 a run for its money. 

New AMD Zen X86 APU boasts up to 16 cores
Published in Notebooks
Tuesday, 31 March 2015 10:07

New AMD Zen X86 APU boasts up to 16 cores


Greenland graphics HBM for Godaveri successor

We got an update on AMD's 2016 processor plans and the new APU with up to 16 Zen x86 cores and integrated Greenland HMB graphics is something that you may find interesting.

AMD Greenland HBM graphics coming next year
Published in Graphics


In 2016 APU design

The world is still expecting the birth of the High Bandwidth Memory (HBM) boosted Fiji GPU, and the first cards based on the new chip should launch in late June, or the end of Q2 2015 if you prefer. 

HBM1 memory of AMD Fiji pictured
Published in Memory
Wednesday, 18 March 2015 20:26

HBM1 memory of AMD Fiji pictured


Significantly smaller than GDDR5

We had a chance to see the Hynix HBM memory of the future, and even see a next generation HBM2 wafer with many of these next-generation dies.