Noctua releases three AMD Threadripper and EPYC coolers
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Proper base for the TR4 and SP3 sockets

Noctua has unveiled three CPU coolers that have a proper design to cool AMD's new massive Ryzen Threadripper and EPYC series CPUs on TR4 and SP3 sockets, the NH-U14S TR4-SP3, NH-U12S TR4-SP3 and the NH-U9 TR4-SP3.

AMD confirms Threadripper TDP and cache size
Published in Processors
Thursday, 03 August 2017 08:20

AMD confirms Threadripper TDP and cache size


For Ryzen Threadripper 1950X and 1920X

AMD has updated its official CPU price list, thus confirming the TDP and the amount of cache for its two upcoming Ryzen Threadripper CPUs launching on August 10th.

EKWB announces its AMD Vega water blocks
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Thursday, 03 August 2017 08:08

EKWB announces its AMD Vega water blocks


For Vega FE, RX Vega 64 and RX Vega 56

EK Water Blocks has announced its newest full-cover single-slot EK-FC Radeon Vega water block which should support both the recently launch Radeon Vega Frontier Edition as well as the upcoming Radeon RX Vega 64 and RX Vega 56 graphics cards.

AMD delayed Vega to ramp up volume
Published in Graphics
Thursday, 03 August 2017 07:44

AMD delayed Vega to ramp up volume


At least that is what the company is saying

It appears that AMD has previously delayed the launch of its Vega GPU in order to have good volumes at launch.

AMD plans few Radeon Pro SSG
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Wednesday, 02 August 2017 22:37

AMD plans few Radeon Pro SSG


We find AMD's lack of faith in Radeon Pro SSG disturbing

Shortly after posting the previous story about the Radeon Pro SSG not showing up until Q4, the real reason was uncovered.

AMD Radeon Pro SSG won't launch until Q4
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Wednesday, 02 August 2017 20:44

AMD Radeon Pro SSG won't launch until Q4


Radeon Pro SSG still has a long way to go

Today at Siggraph on the show floor we were told - although not able to physically see the card - that the post production demo that was being shown was utilizing the upcoming Radeon Pro SSG.

AMD Radeon RX Vega 56 comes in September
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 02 August 2017 20:22

AMD Radeon RX Vega 56 comes in September


Together with custom RX Vega 64 cards

While AMD and most of its AIB partners have announced the standard Radeon RX Vega 64 graphics cards, which should hopefully become available on August 14th, it appears that the US $399 priced Radeon RX Vega 56 is coming in September.

Mobile Ryzen shipping for holiday season
Published in Notebooks
Wednesday, 02 August 2017 17:07

Mobile Ryzen shipping for holiday season


Attractive Ryzen powered laptops

AMD hasn’t been the sharpest knife in the drawer when it comes to laptops for a long time but it looks like this is about to change very soon. Lisa Su, AMD's charismatic CEO, confirmed that Mobile Ryzen will be shipping for the holiday season. You can expect to see some announcements rather soon.

AMD Threadripper 1950X hits 5.2GHz on LN2
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 01 August 2017 18:56

AMD Threadripper 1950X hits 5.2GHz on LN2


A sign of things to come 

During its Capsaicin event at the Siggraph 2017 show, AMD brought a well-known overclocker Alva Jonathan, who managed to push the new Threadripper 1950X up to almost 5.2GHz on LN2. 

Nvidia creates external GPU
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 01 August 2017 05:00

Nvidia creates external GPU


Liked AMD's version so much it thought it would invent it too

AMD attracted a bit of attention when it showed off it external GPU system a while back – so much good press it appeared that Nvidia thought "we should have something like that".