DirectX 12 sports an impressive  multi-GPU feature
Published in Graphics


Provides a decent performance boost

Microsoft's upcoming DirectX 12 API will bring plenty of performance improvements but one the most impressive is its ability to mix GPUs and combine Radeon and Geforce graphics cards for some extra performance.

"Custom" white Asus R9 Nano seen
Published in Graphics


Unclear what is under the bonnet

The AMD Radeon R9 Nano graphics card, based on Fiji GPU and HBM, has been on the market for a while and it appears that Asus has decided to make a pimped up version with a white cooler shroud. 

AMD's Zen man Keller defects to Samsung
Published in Processors


That was Zen but this is now

The brains behind some key CPU designs in AMD and Apple has defected to Samsung.

Can SoC save AMD's bacon
Published in Processors

AMD Embedded R-Series details 

The troubled chipmaker AMD thinks it is onto a winner with its new AMD Embedded R-Series SOC processors.

AMD's 2016 GPU doubles performance per watt
Published in Graphics


CEO confirms spec

Troubled AMD's CEO has been attempting to rally the troops with further promises about how good things are going to be next year.  

ARM chips no help to AMD
Published in Processors


Not doing as well as expected

Buried in the AMD results was a note which seemed to hint that AMD's plan to flog ARM based server chips was not going very well.

More poor results from AMD
Published in News


Has to flog plant 

AMD's woes are deepening as its profits continue to fall and it lacks any high tech product to pull its nadgers out of the fire.

AMD releases Catalyst 15.10 Beta drivers
Published in Graphics


DirectX 12 optimisations for Ashes of the Singularity

AMD has released its latest Catalyst 15.10 Beta drivers which, among other fixes and improvements, brings DirectX 12 optimisations to the Ashes of the Singularity game.

AMD loses top brain to Nvidia
Published in Processors


Phil Rogers defects

AMD is reeling after the high profile exit of one its top CPU brains Phil to rival Nvidia.

Could Samsung be the new Intel?
Published in Processors


Better than being the new Apple

Samsung is not doing that well in smartphones. To be fair, no one is, but Samsung has the ability to become something much more interesting – it could replace AMD as Intel's rival.