Coming with fully enabled Tonga GPU
We already talked about a possible fully-enabled Tonga GPU back when Radeon R9 285 was launched, and now it appears that AMD has finally decided to launch such GPU which will be a part of Radeon R9 380X graphics card.
Exclusive: Talks taking place
Our industry sources claim that Microsoft is seriously talking to AMD about buying the chipmaker. The pair have been in talks for a while, but we are unsure if the deal is happening or when something will be announced.
For US $649/€699
Although officially launched in late August, the AMD Fiji GPU-based mini-ITX Radeon R9 Nano has now started to show up in retail/e-tail, priced at US $649 in the US and around €699 in Europe. The first reviews are coming in.
Three new parts
AMD will expand its socket FM2+ chip lineup with three new parts – the A10-7890K and A8-7690K APUs, and the Athlon X4 880K CPU.
Runs all graphics and reports to Lisa
AMD has announced that our old friend Raja Koduri has been promoted to Radeon technologies' Senior Vice president and chief architect.
EXCLUSIVE: Silver Lake also owns a chunk of Dell
Our well informed industry sources have told us that AMD is about to sell 20 percent of its stake to a private equity outfit called Silver Lake.
Kaveri without its GPU
The spec for the AMD Athlon X4 880K has leaked onto the internet. This AMD processor is based on Kaveri, but without a GPU.
Trash talk on Rededit
AMD claims that it has the majority of DX12 games signed up in a partnership.
Jon Carvill is now VP of communications
A rock star PR who worked as a Senior Director of communication at Qualcomm has been poached by the music outfit Vevo.
Brings Oculus 0.7 SDK support and game optimization
AMD has released its newest Catalyst 15.8 Beta drivers which add support for recently released graphics cards, integrates Oculus 0.7 SDK and brings performance optimizations and fixes for some games.