AMD teases its Ryzen and Vega system at CES 2017
Published in News


No details but it runs Star Wars Battlefront

Although the big event is scheduled to start in about 16 hours, AMD already has a running system with Ryzen CPU and Vega GPU at the CES 2017 show floor.

AMD officially confirms Ryzen branding
Published in Processors


Eight core/16-thread SKU with 3.4GHz base clock

At its scheduled New Horizon event, AMD has now officially confirmed its branding for the  Zen CPU architecture, now to be known as the Ryzen. As we said before, the only SKU announced and detailed so far is the 8-core/16-thread CPU.

AMD's Zen-based Summit Ridge CPUs to be branded as Ryzen
Published in Processors


Summit Ridge coming in Q1 2017

A set of leaked slides confirms that AMD has decided to brand its upcoming Zen-based Summit Ridge AM4 CPUs as Ryzen and these should be coming in Q1 2017.

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.

Intel leaks Kaby Lake details
Published in Processors


Bit of a yawn

Chipzilla has leaked details of its coming Kaby Lake CPUs through a product change notification (PCN) document, which was intended for manufacturing partners.

Nvidia announces project Xavier
Published in Processors


Ai Supercomputer with SoC 7 B transistors

Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang has just announced a 2017 processor s codenamed Xavier to succeed Parker.

Nvidia releases DRIVE PX 2
Published in Graphics


Power to drive and map

Nvidia has released its new DRIVE PX 2 for cars which it claims can make your jalopy a lot more intelligent.

CPU and GPU recycling could be just the thing
Published in Processors


Cash in your chips

An American startup wants to offer a quick and easy way to get cash back for old hardware.

AMD bundles Deus Ex: Mankind Divided with some CPUs
Published in Games


Still no word on graphics cards

We already knew that AMD was one of the launch partners for the new Deus Ex: Mankind Divided game and it appears it will be bundled with some of AMD's hot FX-series CPUs.

AMD mulls GPU and CPU superchip for datacenres
Published in Processors


Able to leap Nvidia and Intel in a single bound

AMD is drawing up a cunning plan to build a "super-chip" with a CPU and a GPU in a single box to put the fear of god into Nvidia and Intel in the data centre.