Two 8/6-core Ryzen dies stitched together
According to recent rumors, AMD could be preparing its response to Intel's high-end desktop (HEDT) lineup by launching 16- and 12-core desktop processors based on the same Ryzen CPU architecture but on a much larger socket, and according to fresh reports, these could be based on a multi-chip module design with two dies stitched together.
In a move which will get the Nvidia fanboys jolly cross, AMD has said that its new Vega line-up will actually compete with their favourite chip maker in the notebook market.
Coming with Wraith Max cooler
AMD launched its flagship Ryzen 7 SKUs as WOF (without fan-heatsink) boxed packages but according to the latest report, it appears that boxed versions of those SKUs with Wraith Max cooler are coming soon.
Motherboard makers still miserable
Despite the fact that the big three chipmakers are coming up with new products, motherboard makers are continuing to see reduced shipments, which suggest that none of them are expected to have stellar sales.
With optimizations for Mass Effect: Andromeda
Following the launch of Bioware's Mass Effect: Andromeda game, AMD has released its latest Radeon Software Crimson ReLive 17.3.3 driver, which features all the optimizations for the game as well as fixes some minor problems.
To bring better Ryzen memory compatibility
MSI has announced the new A-XMP technology for its AM4 motherboards that promises to bring better memory compatibility as well as allow higher frequency DDR4 memory kits to work with new Ryzen CPUs.
40,000 lines of code changed
AMD has issued 100 Linux GPU patches for seven of its Vega 10 GPUs.
BIOS changes will be issued to Motherboard makers
AMD has confirmed why FMA3 code is causing system hangs on PCs using a new Ryzen desktop processor.
New 14nm LPP process and new Polaris 20 GPUs
It appears that AMD's upcoming Radeon 500 series will indeed be based on current Polaris GPU architecture but will also be moving to a new 14nm LPP manufacturing process and bring new Polaris 12, Polaris 20 and Polaris 21 GPUs.