Performance good, stock price good
Fudzilla reported a few times that Zen and the desktop part Ryzen are a crucial part of AMD’s strategy in the future. The fact that our sources confirm that Ryzen will compete well against Core i7 Extreme edition will definitely help AMD’s stock.
15 percent figure touted
Intel was showing a slide at its investor day yesterday which claims that Cannonlake will give a 15 percent performance improvement.
Kaby Lake paired up with AMD GPU
It appears that rumors regarding an Intel CPU with AMD integrated GPU are now heating up and that we might just see such CPU this year.
ITC called in
LG, MediaTek, Sigma Designs and Vizio have all been named in a court case in which AMD is throwing its toys out of the pram in a big way.
Shows 17 different SKUs
A leak showing a full AMD Ryzen CPU lineup has leaked online, showing a total of 17 different SKUs as well as the new naming scheme that suggests AMD might rename its CPU lineup to match those of graphics cards and SSDs.
8-core chip can be split
It appears that earlier rumors that AMD Ryzen lineup might not include a 6-core SKU were a bit off, as, according to fresh information, those are indeed real and should be coming soon.
Ryzen in Q1 and Vega in Q2
AMD has announced its Q4 financial results reporting a revenue of US $1.11 billion and an operating loss of three million dollars, which is still way better than financial analysts expected and has once again confirmed that both Ryzen CPUs and Vega-based GPUs are on track.
Optimizations for couple of games and fixes
AMD has released its newest Radeon Software Crimson Relive 17.1.2 Beta drivers, which bring optimizations for two new upcoming games, Conan Exiles and Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands, as well as a couple of fixes.
Huaxintong headed towards a server near you
It has only been a matter of time before Chinese chipmarkers start to catch up with the West and it looks like Huaxintong Semiconductor Technology will start heading to servers soon.