AMD has Zen ready for demo
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 31 May 2016 11:03

AMD has Zen ready for demo


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
Published in Graphics


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
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 25 May 2016 14:17

Alleged AMD Polaris 10 benchmarks show up


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
Published in Graphics


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
Published in News


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.

AMD clawing back GPU market share
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 18 May 2016 11:55

AMD clawing back GPU market share


Latest Mercury Research

Figures from Mercury Research show that AMD appears to be clawing back some market share.

AMD releases Radeon 16.5.2.1 hotfix drivers
Published in Graphics


Boost Doom performance on some Radeon card

AMD has released its new Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.5.2.1 hotfix drivers which brings Doom performance improvements on some AMD Radeon graphics cards.

We are beginning to sense AMD’s cunning plan
Published in Graphics


Marketing might not be as daft as we thought

AMD’s Polaris strategy is becoming a bit clearer and even if we thought that the fabless chipmaker might have dropped the ball a bit, it's cunning plan is starting to make sense.

AMD rolls out new Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.5.2 drivers
Published in Graphics


One to have when Doom launches tomorrow

Just a day ahead of the Bethesda's official launch of the new Doom game, AMD has rolled out its new Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.5.2 drivers which include all the game optimizations for the game.

AMD allegedly pulls Vega launch forward
Published in Graphics
Thursday, 12 May 2016 02:10

AMD allegedly pulls Vega launch forward


From early 2017 to October 2016

It appears that Nvidia has struck a right chord with its Pascal-based GTX 1080 and GTX 1070 graphics cards as it has allegedly forced AMD to pull the launch of its high-end Vega GPU forward, from early 2017 to October 2016.