AMD releases Catalyst 15.9 Beta drivers
Published in Graphics

Game optimizations and bug fixes

AMD has released its latest Catalyst 15.9 Beta drivers that will bring game optimizations for upcoming beta phase of Star Wars Battlefront game as well as a couple of bug fixes.

AMD gives TSMC Zen
Published in Processors
25 September 2015

AMD gives TSMC Zen

What is the sound of 16nm FinFET clapping

Amid rumours of Globalfoundries' slow 14nm FinFET yield, it appears that AMD has taken its Zen project to TSMC.

AMD gave Zen engineers a free hand
Published in Processors

Has one hand clapping – but no ARM 

AMD has said that its Zen engineers had total freedom to build a chip from scratch and come up with the best.

Intel slowed PC sales to increase Skylake's price
Published in Processors

Things Chipzilla can do while AMD naps

Chipzilla might have caused slow PC sales at the beginning of the year to boost the price of its Skylake chips later.

EK Water Blocks releases R9 Nano block
Published in Graphics

Full-cover water block for Radeon R9 Nano

EK Water Blocks, a well known liquid cooling manufacturer from Slovenia, has released its newest full-cover water blocks designed for AMD's Radeon R9 Nano graphics card, the EK-FC R9 Nano.

XFX working on liquid-cooled R9 Fury
Published in Graphics

With factory-overclocked GPU

While the Radeon R9 Fury X was the only graphics card in the Fury series shipping with AiO liquid cooler, this will apparently change as XFX is working on a Radeon R9 Fury (non-X) version that will feature a similar cooling system.

Gloflo developing its own 7nm and 10nm
Published in Processors

We don't need no outsiders

AMD spin off Globalfoundaries is apparently doing rather well and developed its own 7nm and 10nm fabrication processes.

Jim Keller, lead CPU architect, leaves AMD
Published in Processors

Zen still sampling in 2016

AMD has not been doing that great and there are still a lot of changes happening to the company. 

AMD tells us about its carbon footprint
Published in News

Something nice to say about the A-series

Results of an AMD carbon footprint analysis of its 6th Generation A-Series APU, codenamed "Carrizo", show that using the new processor can result in a 50 percent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions compared to the previous generation.

Linux Vulkan will be closed source
Published in Graphics

At least for now 

AMD has confirmed that although it has a Linux driver for its Vulkan card it will initially be closed source.