AMD Socket AM4 and Bristol Ridge chip snapped together
Published in Motherboards

Paparazzi leak

Paparazzi have managed to get their zoom lenses focused on the AMD AM4 Socket and Bristol Ridge chip snapped together for the first time.

AMD says Zen will rule PC and servers
Published in Processors

Everyone needs a dream

AMD Chief Technology Officer Mark Papermaster has told the world that AMD will become the top manufacturer when it comes to PCs and servers.

Wall Street analyst says Intel chip better than Zen
Published in Processors

Cue the hate

A Wall Street analyst, with no thought to his personal safety, has dared to question what AMD fans have been telling us for ages – Zen will bring about peace on earth, cure cancer and above all give Intel a good kicking.

AMD Zen desktop might slip to Q1 2017
Published in Processors

December / CES showcase possible

AMD has never really said that it will ship the Zen this year, the company was always cautious about giving  the exact date of the launch. We still believe that the desktop version of Zen will get shown late this year, December or at CES, in the first days of next year. Bench-life thinks that the actual shipping will happen in February. 

Radeon RX480 gets you Battlefield 1 cheaper
Published in Graphics

Deluxe with early access for the price of standard

AMD is moving from the long tradition of bundling the Battlefield games but with the purchase of  Radeon RX480 cards or Radeon RX480 based PCs it will get you the deluxe version of the game for the price of the standard version.

Samsung in talks for graphics tech from Nvidia and AMD
Published in Graphics

Wants a graphics core

AMD and Nvidia are apparently in a scrap to provide Samsung with a graphics core for its custom CPU.

AMD grows market share
Published in Graphics
12 September 2016

AMD grows market share

Figures from Mercury and JPR

AMD has been on the blower to point out that figures from Mercury and Jon Peddie Research show that it has been growing market share for the fourth consecutive quarter.

AMD releases new Radeon Software 16.9.1 drivers
Published in Graphics

Optimizations for DX12 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

AMD has released its newest Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.9.1 drivers which bring optimizations for the newly released DirectX 12 patch for Deus Ex: Mankind Divided as well as a new DOTA 2 Crossfire profile and few minor fixes.

Moody’s less moody about AMD
Published in Processors

Wall Street getting interested again

Wall Street’s key investment service Moody’s is suddenly getting more optimistic about AMD and boosted its ratings.

AMD takeover rumors re-emerge
Published in News

It’s the takeover tango - one more time

I can’t remember how many times in the last 20 years that I’ve written up rumors that AMD is ripe for a takeover but now it seems it’s time to do it one more time.