More AMD Radeon 500 series details tip up
Published in Graphics


New 14nm LPP process and new Polaris 20 GPUs

It appears that AMD's upcoming Radeon 500 series will indeed be based on current Polaris GPU architecture but will also be moving to a new 14nm LPP manufacturing process and bring new Polaris 12, Polaris 20 and Polaris 21 GPUs.

AMD rumours abound over the weekend
Published in Motherboards


Must be something in the water


The weekend saw a sudden stirring in the rumour mill centred on AMD working on Zen-based high end desktops processors and motherboards.

Blurry Radeon RX Vega spotted online
Published in Graphics


White backplate and not much more

A blurry picture has leaked online showing what should be a reference version of the upcoming AMD Radeon RX Vega graphics card.

AMD officially announces Ryzen 5 CPU lineup
Published in Processors


Shows more Ryzen 5 1600X performance details

AMD has now officially announced the launch date of its Ryzen 5 series CPUs that will be based on its new Zen CPU architecture and using the same AM4 platform. The Ryzen 5 lineup will be available in six- and quad-core SKU, completely unlocked and with enabled SMT (simultaneous multi-threading).

AMD releases Radeon Software ReLive 17.3.2 Beta driver
Published in Graphics


One to have for Mass Effect Andromeda

AMD has released its latest Radeon Software Crimson ReLive 17.3.2 Beta driver that will bring optimizations for Bioware's Mass Effect Andromeda game as well as fix some minor bugs.

Polaris-based RX 500 series launching on April 18
Published in Graphics


A slight delay

According to reports, the upcoming AMD Radeon RX 500 series, which should be based on Polaris GPUs, could be slightly delayed, with the new launch date set for April 18th.

AMD Ryzen 5 CPU series launching on April 11
Published in Processors


Six- and quad-core SKUs

According to fresh information coming from various sources, AMD's Ryzen 5 series, six- and quad-core CPUs, should be available as of April 11th.

AMD denies Ryzen Windows 10 problems
Published in Processors


No need for a patch


AMD has denied that Windows 10's thread scheduler is responsible for lower than expected highly-threaded performance scores on its latest Ryzen processor family.

Alleged Vega GPU benchmark shows more details
Published in Graphics


4096 Stream Processors and 8GB of HBM2 memory

An alleged SiSoft benchmark result leak that has been spotted recently has revealed a bit more information on what appears to be at least one version of the upcoming AMD Vega GPU.

How dual socket Naples compares to Intel’s E5 2699A V4
Published in Processors


Outspecing and outperforming $5000 CPU

AMD has given details of Naples and talked about its support at the Open Compute conference and it also shared a few performance numbers of a dual socket Naples with 64 core and 128 threes versus Intel’s latest dual socket Xeon E5-2699A.