Hack this chip and Yog-Sothoth eats your soul
Intel had been working to bake in security into micrprocessors, but it seems that effort has drawn to a close with the selloff of its security division into a revamped McAfee company. Now AMD appears to be taking up the idea.
Nvidia's big names making big cash
Demand from the gaming market and VR is pushing up demand for graphics cards, and some of the big players are laughing all the way to the bank.
Brings official support for Oculus Asynchronous Spacewarp
AMD has released a WHQL-certified version of its earlier Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.10.1 drivers, which bring the same game optimizations as well as official support for the recently unveiled Oculus Asynchronous Spacewarp feature.
There’s magic in those clouds
Chip firm AMD said it has struck an agreement with Alibaba Cloud to work together on research and cooperation on AMD Radeon Pro GPU technology.
Does not bundle it with Radeon Software
AMD has apparently decided to discontinue support for Raptr's Gaming Evolved App which will no longer be bundled with Radeon Software drivers package.
Coming on October 25th
We've now had a chance to check out the first picture of Asus' GTX 1050 Ti Expedition graphics card, leaked ahead of the rumored October 25th launch for both Nvidia's upcoming GP107-based graphics cards, the GTX 1050 Ti and the GTX 1050.
Kitchen sink beating N-Sync
Monitors supporting AMD’s FreeSync adaptive sync tech are cleaning Nvidia’s G-Sync clock.
Works in a couple of games
One thing that we apparently missed in AMD's recently released drivers is the fact that this release enabled multi-GPU frame pacing support in DirectX 12 on all GCN-enabled GPUs and AMD APUs based on the same architecture.
Not bad, but not 10nm according to PC World.
PC World has done a comparison test on Intel’s 14nm Kaby Lake to see how it stacks up with earlier versions.
Brings optimizations for Gears of War 4 and Mafia 3
AMD has released its latest Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.10.1 drivers which have all the necessary optimizations for two new games, Gears of War 4 and Mafia 3, as well as a couple of other minor fixes and improvements.