AMD 16/12-core Ryzen SKU is probably a multi-chip module
Published in Processors


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.

AMD expects Vega to give Nvidia a good kicking in the notebooks
Published in Notebooks


Smaller footprints


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.

AMD preparing boxed-versions of Ryzen 7 1800X/1700X
Published in Processors


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.

New Intel, AMD and Nvidia products not helping industry
Published in Motherboards


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.

AMD releases Radeon Software ReLive 17.3.3 driver
Published in Graphics


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.

MSI announces A-XMP technology for AMD Ryzen
Published in Motherboards


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.

AMD’s Linux GPU patches seven Vega 10s
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 21 March 2017 12:02

AMD’s Linux GPU patches seven Vega 10s


40,000 lines of code changed

AMD has issued 100 Linux GPU patches for seven of its Vega 10 GPUs.

AMD confirms Ryzen screen freeze fix
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 21 March 2017 11:50

AMD confirms Ryzen screen freeze fix


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.

More AMD Radeon 500 series details tip up
Published in Graphics


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.

AMD rumours abound over the weekend
Published in Motherboards
Monday, 20 March 2017 13:29

AMD rumours abound over the weekend


Must be something in the water


The weekend saw a sudden stirring in the rumour mill centred on AMD working on Zen-based high end desktops processors and motherboards.