Apple 2016 laptops will have AMD GPUs
Published in Graphics
Monday, 06 June 2016 13:13

Apple 2016 laptops will have AMD GPUs


Exclusive:
Nvidia snubbed as Apple goes AMD

It looks like Nvidia is not getting a look inside the marketing powerhouse which is the Apple Walled Garden of Delights .

Intel does not think you need a GPU for HPC
Published in Graphics


Nvidia is losing ground to the coprocessor

Nvidia might have scored a few wins by touting its GPU’s in the HPC market, but it is starting to lose ground to the co-processor, according to Intel’s Diane Bryant.

AMD Radeon RX 480 CrossFire rendering differently vs GTX 1080
Published in Graphics


May be an optimization issue


On Tuesday, AMD unveiled Radeon RX 480, the first graphics card in its tenth-generation Radeon lineup, based on 14nm FinFET Polaris architecture, and already some critics have claimed that some aspects of the benchmark are not giving an accurate presentation of CrossFireX performance when tested against Nvidia's high-end Geforce GTX 1080.

AMD Radeon begins its tenth-generation with Radeon RX 480
Published in Graphics


Polaris 10, available June 29th

Ahead of its evening keynote at Computex 2016, AMD graphics chief Raja Koduri has just introduced what we used to call "Polaris". The company has decided on branding its tenth-generation graphics lineup the Radeon RX 400 Series, beginning first with the Radeon RX 480.

Zen comes to desktops first
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 01 June 2016 05:32

Zen comes to desktops first


Server follows, then notebook


At the Q and A session after AMD's press conference, company CEO Lisa Su just confirmed that desktop Zen x86 chips are the first products to arrive for consumers. These will be followed by a server lineup, then a notebook lineup.

AMD CEO Lisa SU shows Zen at Computex 2016
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 01 June 2016 04:46

AMD CEO Lisa SU shows Zen at Computex 2016


It runs Windows, renders 4K videos and samples

AMD has just announced its upcoming Zen x86 core that delivers 40 percent more IPC from the current generation.
Company CEO Lisa Su pointed out that Summit Ridge is the new core codename, and that Zen is alive, on track and the introduction video played was rendered on a Zen processor.

AMD Computex 2016 event stream is live
Published in News
Wednesday, 01 June 2016 02:11

AMD Computex 2016 event stream is live


Updated: Polaris GPU, Bristol Ridge APU and possible Zen

The live stream for AMD's Computex 2016 event has just gone live and we are certainly looking forward to see what AMD has prepared.

Alleged AMD Radeon RX 480 slide leaks
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 01 June 2016 01:31

Alleged AMD Radeon RX 480 slide leaks


Reports suggest US $199 price tag

Just a couple of hours ahead of AMD's Polaris Computex 2016 event an alleged Radeon RX 480 slide has found its way online as well as some more information suggesting that the first Polaris-based graphics card could launch with a rather surprising US $199 price tag.

Powercolor shows its new LCS cooler at Computex 2016
Published in Graphics


Does not have a graphics card to show it on

While AMD Polaris-based graphics cards are nowhere to be seen at Computex 2016 show, this did not stop Powercolor to showcased its next-generation LCS (Liquid Cooling System) coolers.

AMD has Zen ready for demo
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 31 May 2016 11:03

AMD has Zen ready for demo


Big hope


Multiple independent sources have confirmed that AMD has Zen x86 prototype chips ready for demonstration, and we might see them tomorrow during the Computex 2016 press conference in Taiwan.