Boost in GPU shipments
Published in Graphics
Thursday, 12 November 2015 11:11

Boost in GPU shipments


AMD and Nvidia doing well

Beancounters at JPR have been adding up the numbers and dividing by their shoe size and worked out that GPU shipments are up for both Nvidia and AMD.

Intel might lose Apple contract
Published in Processors
Thursday, 12 November 2015 10:47

Intel might lose Apple contract


Fanboy thinks x86 is doomed

Intel is about to lose its lucrative contract to supply Apple gear as Jobs’ Mob thinks its own ARM based chips can do better

HP’s thin client has 4K video out
Published in News
Wednesday, 11 November 2015 12:11

HP’s thin client has 4K video out


And a quad-core AMD APU

The maker of expensive printer ink, HP has just released a t730 thin client which has a quad-core AMD APU, 16GB of RAM and supports 4K.

Nvida’s G-Sync not N-Sync with fast monitors
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 10 November 2015 13:29

Nvida’s G-Sync not N-Sync with fast monitors


Bug

Nvidia’s G-Sync technology might have a serious bug which is causing high GPU use even when idling.

AMD says it will get back to its glory days
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 10 November 2015 11:46

AMD says it will get back to its glory days


Back to black in 2016

AMD's EMEA component sales manager Neil Spicer is "confident" his outfit can return to profitability in 2016.

AMD Radeon R9 380X launches on 15 November
Published in Graphics
Friday, 06 November 2015 10:41

AMD Radeon R9 380X launches on 15 November


Packing the full Tonga/ Antigua GPU

The long awaited AMD Radeon R9 380X will launch on 15th November with a full Tonga/Antigua GPU, with 2048 Stream Processors, plus 4GB GDDR5 memory and a 256-bit memory interface.

AMD says GloFlo has 14nm FinFET success
Published in Processors
Friday, 06 November 2015 10:24

AMD says GloFlo has 14nm FinFET success


Pretty sure it is talking about Zen

AMD said that Globalfoundaries has demonstrated silicon success on the first AMD products using GloFlo’s 14nm FinFET process technology.

Jim Keller was not a big fan of K12
Published in Processors
Thursday, 05 November 2015 10:50

Jim Keller was not a big fan of K12


Exclusive: Zen drive more important

Legendary, now ex AMD chief engineer Jim Keller was not a fan of the ARM-based K12 and sidelined it in favour of Zen development.

AMD Zen silicon might be in good shape
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 04 November 2015 08:45

AMD Zen silicon might be in good shape


At least a bloke who knows ex AMD chap claims

A website based its article on one forum post claims that AMD Zen meets all expectations because he knows someone who works in AMD. So it must be true. 

AMD announces new Radeon Software Crimson
Published in Graphics
Monday, 02 November 2015 17:59

AMD announces new Radeon Software Crimson


Rebranding of AMD graphics drivers and replacement for Catalyst

AMD has announced its newest Radeon Software Crimson Edition graphics driver that will mark the rebranding of AMD's graphics drivers as well as replace the aging Catalyst Control Center with new design.