Zen comes to desktops first
Published in Processors


Server follows, then notebook


At the Q and A session after AMD's press conference, company CEO Lisa Su just confirmed that desktop Zen x86 chips are the first products to arrive for consumers. These will be followed by a server lineup, then a notebook lineup.

AMD CEO Lisa SU shows Zen at Computex 2016
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It runs Windows, renders 4K videos and samples

AMD has just announced its upcoming Zen x86 core that delivers 40 percent more IPC from the current generation.
Company CEO Lisa Su pointed out that Summit Ridge is the new core codename, and that Zen is alive, on track and the introduction video played was rendered on a Zen processor.

AMD Computex 2016 event stream is live
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Updated: Polaris GPU, Bristol Ridge APU and possible Zen

The live stream for AMD's Computex 2016 event has just gone live and we are certainly looking forward to see what AMD has prepared.

Alleged AMD Radeon RX 480 slide leaks
Published in Graphics


Reports suggest US $199 price tag

Just a couple of hours ahead of AMD's Polaris Computex 2016 event an alleged Radeon RX 480 slide has found its way online as well as some more information suggesting that the first Polaris-based graphics card could launch with a rather surprising US $199 price tag.

Powercolor shows its new LCS cooler at Computex 2016
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Does not have a graphics card to show it on

While AMD Polaris-based graphics cards are nowhere to be seen at Computex 2016 show, this did not stop Powercolor to showcased its next-generation LCS (Liquid Cooling System) coolers.

AMD has Zen ready for demo
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Big hope


Multiple independent sources have confirmed that AMD has Zen x86 prototype chips ready for demonstration, and we might see them tomorrow during the Computex 2016 press conference in Taiwan.

AMD’s Macau, China event NDA gets lifted June 29th
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Information from Macau, China briefing arrives just before start of Q3

Over the past few days, a handful of staff writers, editors, analysts and industry professionals were fortunate enough to receive invitations to AMD’s 3-day Polaris event in Macau, China, including our very own editor-in-chief. The event is scheduled to take place between May 26th and May 29th, with a Polaris Tech Day that just took place behind a non-disclosure agreement for the press.

Alleged AMD Polaris 10 benchmarks show up
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Close to Radeon R9 Fury

AMD should officialy unveil its first Polaris GPU architecture based graphics card at Computex 2016 but now we have first alleged 3DMark performance figures for both Polaris 10 graphics cards.

AMD also releases Radeon Software drivers for Overwatch
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Total War: Warhammer, Vulkan API DOTA 2 and couple of fixes

AMD has also released its new Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.5.3 Beta drivers that brings driver optimizations for Blizzard's new multiplayer FPS game, Overwatch, couple of other games, as well as new Crossfire profiles and bug fixes.

AMD officially announces its Computex 2016 press event
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Top brass at the event

AMD has now officially announced its press conference that will be held on June 1st, during Computex 2016 show in Taipei, Taiwan, which will be all about Polaris GPU updates as well as AMD's 7th generation A-series APUs.