AMD confirms Ryzen and Vega are on track
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Wednesday, 01 February 2017 18:36

AMD confirms Ryzen and Vega are on track


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.

Adreno 540 is 25 percent faster than Adreno 530
Published in Graphics


Snapdragon 835 vs Snapdragon 820

Keith Kressin, senior VP of product management at Qualcomm, told the world that the Snapdragon 835 has 25 percent better graphics compared to Snapdragon 820. 

AMD teases its Ryzen and Vega system at CES 2017
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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.

Nvidia steps into Intel’s and Microsoft’s shoes
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Beginning of a new error


Today will be a big day at CES but instead of the traditional keynote speaker from Intel or Microsoft, the event is going to be kicked off by the understated CEO of Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang.

Mystery AMD graphics card spotted in benchmark
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Most likely a dual-GPU Polaris

A mystery AMD GPU has been spotted in the Ashes of the Singularity benchmark database, which goes in line with previous rumors that AMD is possibly preparing a new graphics card, called the RX 490.

Apple’s A10 Fusion chip’s GPU is just tweaked old tech
Published in Processors


Tweaked to fool the benchmarks

While the Tame Apple Press has been praising the GPU performance innovations of the iPhone 7’s new A10 Fusion chip, they might have been fooling themselves.

AMD has nearly a third of the GPU market
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 23 November 2016 13:22

AMD has nearly a third of the GPU market


Growing

Beancounters working for Jon Peddie Research (JPR) have added up some numbers and divided by their shoe size and worked out that AMD is clawing back the GPU market from the outfit named after a Roman vengeance daemon,  Nvidia.

Nvidia shows off “most efficient” super computer
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DGX SaturnV with its Tesla P100s


The GPU maker named after a Roman vengeance daemon, Nvidia, has been patting itself on the back over the DGX SaturnV, which it says is the most energy efficient supercomputer of all time.

Nvidia’s 2017 trouble is called RTG
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 15 November 2016 16:28

Nvidia’s 2017 trouble is called RTG


Return of the GPU Jedi

Nvidia, as you have seen, did an amazing job gaining a lot of the GPU high end and mainstream market. Pascal worked out great on the desktop and notebook, but it would be naive to expect that AMD is not going to come back with a vengeance.

Nvidia is finally not just a GPU company
Published in Graphics
Saturday, 12 November 2016 11:15

Nvidia is finally not just a GPU company


There is more to life than pixels

Nvidia just announced its fiscal Q3 2017 (not a typo Ed.) and the company reported record revenue of $2 billion, up 54 percent from a year ago. This is finally proof that Nvidia is more than a GPU outfit, as it finally expanded beyond its core business - gaming and professional graphics.