Qualcomm leads mobile industry to 10nm
Published in Mobiles


CPUs and GPUs are on 14/16 nm

Keith Kressin, a Qualcomm senior vice president, product management, reminded us how the world changed in the last ten years and that the mobile industry leads the transition to smaller manufacturing nodess. With Snapdragon 835 being the first 10nm, the mobile SoC with Qualcomm on helm takes the lead beating CPU and GPU industry to a new manufacturing node.

AMD releases Radeon Software 16.11.4 drivers
Published in Graphics


Optimizations for Civilization VI, some fixes

AMD has released its newest Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.11.4 drivers which are supposed to bring optimizations for Sid Meier's Civilization VI game as well as a couple of fixes.

Google to put GPUs on cloud
Published in Processors


Different flavours

Google Cloud is planning to add GPUs as a service early next year, following Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and IBM’s Bluemix.

AMD bundles Civilization VI with Radeon RX 480
Published in Games


And systems with RX 480

AMD has added yet another game to its promotion page,  Sid Meier's Civilization VI, which will be available with the Radeon RX 480.

Nvidia's Game Ready drivers fail to live up to billing
Published in Graphics


Serious issues reported by users

Nvidia latest “Game Ready” drivers have been rolled out but it is probably best for users to spurn version 375.86 coming through the GeForce Experience app as if it were a rabid dog.

Nvidia’s 2017 trouble is called RTG
Published in Graphics


Return of the GPU Jedi

Nvidia, as you have seen, did an amazing job gaining a lot of the GPU high end and mainstream market. Pascal worked out great on the desktop and notebook, but it would be naive to expect that AMD is not going to come back with a vengeance.

AMD readies Zen’s server software
Published in Processors


ROCm writes and compile parallel programs

AMD has released the latest version of its ROCm software tools which make it easier to write and compile parallel programs for its new Zen GPUs and CPUs.

Nvidia delivers stonking results
Published in Graphics


Nothing Zen about this

As we predicted, the GPU maker named after a Roman vengence daemon, Nvidia, has produced a really good set of results with a record revenue of $2 billion, up 54 percent from a year ago.

AMD releases new Radeon Software 16.11.3 drivers
Published in Graphics


Optimizations for Dishonored 2

AMD's Radeon Technologies Group has released its latest update to the Radeon Software Crimson Edition drivers that is apparently focused on game day launch support for the Dishonored 2 game and some minor bug fixes.

AMD announces Radeon Pro WX pricing and availability
Published in Graphics


Workstation ready

AMD has announced pricing and availability for its workstation Radeon Pro WX family of graphics cards.