AMD helps 2K and Firaxis game in Direct X12
Published in Games


Bringing Civ VI to the world

AMD is lending 2K and Firaxis Games a hand with their DirectX 12 projects and to help them provide full support for Asynchronous Compute and Explicit Multi-Adapter."

AMD share price rallies
Published in News
Wednesday, 13 July 2016 16:40

AMD share price rallies


No Shorty Long anymore


A report from financial analysts Seeking Alpha has issued guidance on the share price of Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) and said the company’s outlook is quite bright.

AMD RX 470 and RX 460 specification slides leaked
Published in Graphics


Highend Vega GPU coming in 2017

A set of new slides leaked online has confirmed most of the specifications for the upcoming Radeon RX 470 and RX 460 graphics cards while the newest roadmap shows that high-end Vega GPU won't be coming before next year.

AMD releases Radeon Software 16.7.2 drivers
Published in Graphics


Adds support Doom Vulkan API and fix a single issue

AMD has released its new Radeon Software 16.7.2 drivers which add support for Vulkan API in Bethesda's Doom game as well as fixing problems with Restore Factory Defaults in Radeon Settings.

16 Zen core Opteron is Snowy Owl
Published in Processors
Monday, 11 July 2016 10:52

16 Zen core Opteron is Snowy Owl


SP4 BGA in mid-2017

Naples is, as Fudzilla exclusively reported, a 32 Zen core Opteron with 64 threads. The 16 core Zen version with a BGA socket is codenamed Snowy Owl. AMD thinks that Snowy Owl will be a great match for the communication and network markets that needs a high performance 64-bit X86 CPU.

AMD Radeon RX 480 driver fix works like a charm
Published in Graphics


Adjusts power distribution between PCIe connector and slot

AMD has issued its new Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.7.2 drivers which promised a fix for RX 480 power issues and it appears that these work as advertised, even without a significant performance hit.

Radeon Crimson driver 16.7.1 is out
Published in Graphics
Friday, 08 July 2016 09:17

Radeon Crimson driver 16.7.1 is out


Fixes PCIe current draw and improves performance

AMD promised us a driver within 48 hours and after two sleepless nights the developers have delivered one. The driver  fix needed doing urgently and  will draw less current from the motherboard. 

Julia Herd joins Deezer
Published in News
Thursday, 07 July 2016 17:42

Julia Herd joins Deezer


Like another semi geezer

HTC executive Julia Herd has joined music streaming outfit Deezer as VP of Communications.

AMD details Radeon RX 480 driver  fixes
Published in Graphics
Thursday, 07 July 2016 11:06

AMD details Radeon RX 480 driver fixes


Fixes the problem and increases performance by 3 percent

AMD has an update for everyone who has a Radeon RX 480 and is afraid that the card might fry the PCIe slot on the motherboard. The new driver, that solves the problem and increases performance by up to 3 percent should be out today, July 7th. 

AMD improves its Linux drivers
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 06 July 2016 13:33

AMD improves its Linux drivers


Day one support for Radeon RX 480

It looks like AMD has finally got the memo when it comes to Linux machines. Its new AMDGPU-PRO 16.30 driver offers day-one support for its new Radeon RX 480 from day one.