Powercolor officially unveils the RX 480 Red Devil
Published in Graphics


Coming on July 29

Powercolor has now officially unveiled its fully-custom Radeon RX 480 graphics card that will bear the mark of its Devil series, the Powercolor Red Devil RX 480.

AMD 2017 Opteron has three sockets
Published in Processors


Exclusive: 4, 8, 12, 16, 24 and 32 core versions

Zen-based Opteron processors should appear by mid-2017 and our deep throats have revealed that there will be three different sockets. Not only that, the entry level Zen based processors will come in four or eight Zen core configurations and they will use the  SP4r2 BGA socket. AMD has been developing them under the Snowy Owl codename. 

Wells Fargo puts Nvidia on last stage
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AMD and Intel about to rough them up a little and run them out of town

Nvidia is not going to come out of new competition from AMD and Intel that well, according to analysts Well Fargo.

AMD helps 2K and Firaxis game in Direct X12
Published in Games


Bringing Civ VI to the world

AMD is lending 2K and Firaxis Games a hand with their DirectX 12 projects and to help them provide full support for Asynchronous Compute and Explicit Multi-Adapter."

AMD share price rallies
Published in News


No Shorty Long anymore


A report from financial analysts Seeking Alpha has issued guidance on the share price of Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) and said the company’s outlook is quite bright.

AMD RX 470 and RX 460 specification slides leaked
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Highend Vega GPU coming in 2017

A set of new slides leaked online has confirmed most of the specifications for the upcoming Radeon RX 470 and RX 460 graphics cards while the newest roadmap shows that high-end Vega GPU won't be coming before next year.

AMD releases Radeon Software 16.7.2 drivers
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Adds support Doom Vulkan API and fix a single issue

AMD has released its new Radeon Software 16.7.2 drivers which add support for Vulkan API in Bethesda's Doom game as well as fixing problems with Restore Factory Defaults in Radeon Settings.

16 Zen core Opteron is Snowy Owl
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SP4 BGA in mid-2017

Naples is, as Fudzilla exclusively reported, a 32 Zen core Opteron with 64 threads. The 16 core Zen version with a BGA socket is codenamed Snowy Owl. AMD thinks that Snowy Owl will be a great match for the communication and network markets that needs a high performance 64-bit X86 CPU.

AMD Radeon RX 480 driver fix works like a charm
Published in Graphics


Adjusts power distribution between PCIe connector and slot

AMD has issued its new Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.7.2 drivers which promised a fix for RX 480 power issues and it appears that these work as advertised, even without a significant performance hit.

Radeon Crimson driver 16.7.1 is out
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Fixes PCIe current draw and improves performance

AMD promised us a driver within 48 hours and after two sleepless nights the developers have delivered one. The driver  fix needed doing urgently and  will draw less current from the motherboard.