Intel is covering up Qualcomm’s success
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 10 January 2017 15:35

Intel is covering up Qualcomm’s success


Literally uses a curtain

Last week at CES 2017 we noticed that Intel felt so unsecure about itself that it used a big curtain to hide the Qualcomm logo from the booth next door. This really happened and we were lucky to document it. 

All AMD Ryzen CPUs will be unlocked
Published in Processors
Monday, 09 January 2017 16:52

All AMD Ryzen CPUs will be unlocked


Ready for overclocking

A set of new AMD Ryzen slides that have surfaced recently has confirmed that the entire Ryzen CPU lineup will have an unlocked multiplier and be ready for launch by the end of Q1 2017.

AMD says Ryzen is a glorious four-year plan
Published in News
Monday, 09 January 2017 13:10

AMD says Ryzen is a glorious four-year plan


Hard launch

After spending four years developing Ryzen, AMD plans to keep the architecture around for at least four more.

AMD Ryzen ES CPU spotted running at 3.6/3.9GHz at CES 2017
Published in Processors


Leak from the Doom demo PC system

It appears that AMD brought a new Ryzen CPU ES sample to CES 2017 show, which is now running at 3.6GHz base and 3.9GHz CPU Turbo clock, which is by 200MHz higher than the chip seen at the New Horizon event last year.

AMD releases video of Doom running on Vega GPU
Published in Graphics


Impressive performance at 4K with maximum details

AMD has released a new teaser video which shows the Doom game running on the new Vega GPU.

AMD officially announces its new AM4 motherboards
Published in Motherboards


X370, B350 and A320 ready for Ryzen and Bristol Ridge

AMD has officially announced its newest socket AM4 motherboards that will be based on X370, B350 and A320 chipset and support its new Ryzen CPUs and the upcoming Bristol Ridge APUs.

AMD teases its Ryzen and Vega system at CES 2017
Published in News


No details but it runs Star Wars Battlefront

Although the big event is scheduled to start in about 16 hours, AMD already has a running system with Ryzen CPU and Vega GPU at the CES 2017 show floor.

AMD officially announces new FreeSync 2 tech
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 03 January 2017 22:25

AMD officially announces new FreeSync 2 tech


Bringing smooth HDR to monitors

Just a few hours after the initial leak, AMD officially unveiled the new FreeSync 2 technology, that promises to improve performance and bring better compatibility to HDR monitors.

How Tesla copied AMD Zen strategy
Published in Processors
Friday, 30 December 2016 12:30

How Tesla copied AMD Zen strategy


Surfing on a non-existing car wave

It looks like AMD is on schedule to finally show all the cards about Summit Ridge, the Ryzen - Zen desktop part but we found interesting that the famous Elon Musk largely built Tesla's success on the same strategy Lisa and her team used for AMD. 

AMD users dividing themselves
Published in Processors
Thursday, 22 December 2016 12:51

AMD users dividing themselves


GPU and CPU loyalty no longer guaranteed

PCPartPicker has been looking at the trends for users and they are noticing that AMD CPU buyers are not always buying AMD GPUs.