AMD promises emergency driver update by Thursday
Published in Graphics


Sorting out RX 480's shocking power problem

AMD has promised that it will roll out a driver update will will sort out the power issues with the RX 480 by Thursday.

Kaby Lake conjures up two overclocking tricks
Published in Processors


BCLK aware V/F curve and AVX negative ratio offset

Kaby Lake will be a better overclocker. At least this is what Intel is telling its partners right now. The successor to Skylake architecture will have two overclocking enhancements the BCLK aware V/F curve and AVX negative ratio offset.

Some Radeon RX 480 4GB can be unlocked to 8GB
Published in Graphics


With a simple BIOS flash

It appears that some reference retail/e-tail Radeon RX 480 4GB graphics cards are actually shipping with 8GB of VRAM that can be unlocked using a simple BIOS flash.

Taiwanese flag
Published in News


Subsidiaries mostly into IT

A report from Price Waterhouse Coopers Taiwan has warned firms with subsidiaries in Britain could well face being stung for extra tax after the European country completes its divorce from the European Union.

Xiaomi’s Mi notebook pictures leaked
Published in Notebooks


Tame Apple Press is furious

Leaked snaps of Xiaomi’s new notebook have leaked onto the worldwide wibble and the Tame Apple Press is furious.

Sapphire's RX 480 Nitro+ OC pictured in details
Published in Graphics


Final clocks to be confirmed 

Sapphire's Radeon RX 480 Nitro+ OC is the first Radeon RX 480 graphics card that has been pictured in full details, showing the fully custom PCB, dual-slot cooler and a few neat features, like LED lights.

AMD Polaris 10 has no disabled CUs
Published in Graphics


RX 480 has everything fully enabled

AMD Polaris 10 Senior Product Manager Evan Groenke has denied that the Polaris 10 has disabled Compute Units (CUs) and the RX 480 comes fully enabled with 2304 Stream Processors.

Apple leans on its suppliers
Published in News


Cut your prices to keep our ridiculous margins

Those suppliers who thought they were onto a good thing scoring a contract with Apple might be starting to regret it.

Google gives Oracle  Chinese burn
Published in News


Revenge served lightly chilled

After being bullied by Oracle lawyers over its use of Java in Android for so long, Google is wasting no time sticking the boot in.

MIT creates 64-core chip design
Published in Processors


Swarming

Boffins at MIT have emerged from their smoke filled labs with a new chip design which fixes some of the problems of parallel processing.