AMD admits that Ryzen has difficulty with Linux
Published in Processors


Lower class, too many operations at once

AMD has admitted that it has reports of segmentation faults from its Linux Ryzen customers.

Nvidia Quadro powers through 8K with ease
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NVIDIA professional cards already push out 8K content

Quadro cards have no problems assisting production teams in working on 8K content.

AMD RX Vega 64/56 cards close to GTX 1080/1070
Published in Graphics


Waiting for the final driver

According to our sources, the performances of AMD's upcoming RX Vega 64 and RX Vega 56 graphics cards are close to Nvidia Geforce GTX 1080 and GTX 1070.

Noctua releases three AMD Threadripper and EPYC coolers
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Proper base for the TR4 and SP3 sockets

Noctua has unveiled three CPU coolers that have a proper design to cool AMD's new massive Ryzen Threadripper and EPYC series CPUs on TR4 and SP3 sockets, the NH-U14S TR4-SP3, NH-U12S TR4-SP3 and the NH-U9 TR4-SP3.

AMD confirms Threadripper TDP and cache size
Published in Processors


For Ryzen Threadripper 1950X and 1920X

AMD has updated its official CPU price list, thus confirming the TDP and the amount of cache for its two upcoming Ryzen Threadripper CPUs launching on August 10th.

EKWB announces its AMD Vega water blocks
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For Vega FE, RX Vega 64 and RX Vega 56

EK Water Blocks has announced its newest full-cover single-slot EK-FC Radeon Vega water block which should support both the recently launch Radeon Vega Frontier Edition as well as the upcoming Radeon RX Vega 64 and RX Vega 56 graphics cards.

AMD delayed Vega to ramp up volume
Published in Graphics


At least that is what the company is saying

It appears that AMD has previously delayed the launch of its Vega GPU in order to have good volumes at launch.

AMD plans few Radeon Pro SSG
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We find AMD's lack of faith in Radeon Pro SSG disturbing

Shortly after posting the previous story about the Radeon Pro SSG not showing up until Q4, the real reason was uncovered.

AMD Radeon Pro SSG won't launch until Q4
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Radeon Pro SSG still has a long way to go

Today at Siggraph on the show floor we were told - although not able to physically see the card - that the post production demo that was being shown was utilizing the upcoming Radeon Pro SSG.

AMD Radeon RX Vega 56 comes in September
Published in Graphics


Together with custom RX Vega 64 cards

While AMD and most of its AIB partners have announced the standard Radeon RX Vega 64 graphics cards, which should hopefully become available on August 14th, it appears that the US $399 priced Radeon RX Vega 56 is coming in September.