Ahead of Pinnacle Ridge launch
Ahead of the rumored launch of its second-generation Ryzen CPUs next month, AMD has announced a price cut for some of its current Ryzen-desktop and Ryzen Threadripper processors.
One to have for Sea of Thieves and A Way Out
AMD has released its newest Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.3.3 driver update which brings support for Sea of Thieves and A Way Out games, support for Vulkan 1.1, as well as fixing a couple of bugs.
And Radeon GPU Profiler 1.2.
AMD has announced real-time ray tracing support for the company's ProRender rendering engine, and Radeon GPU Profiler 1.2.
Said it should ship on April 19th
German Amazon has leaked one of the AMD's upcoming Pinnacle Ridge CPUs, the Ryzen 5 2600X, with the shipping date set for April 19th.
CTS Labs and Viceroy Research spark conspiracy theory
The announcement by a security firm called CTS Labs had found severe vulnerabilities and backdoors in some AMD processors appears to have sparked a full-on internet conspiracy theory.
Higher-clock and higher scores
Both the upcoming Ryzen 5 2600X and the Ryzen 7 2700X have been spotted in the Geekbench database, revealing most of the details about these two upcoming Ryzen 2000 series CPUs based on 12nm Zen+ CPU architecture.
Smells like stock manipulation
IT's Mr Sweary and the creator of Linux, has hit out at CTS Labs' AMD chip security report saying that it "looks more like stock manipulation than a security advisory".
Taiwan Industry expected to receive a boost
The tech industry is gearing up for a boost in sales as the next generation of CPU platforms set for launch by Intel and AMD in late March or early second quarter of 2018 are released.
Only given a week to fix it
Insecurity experts have discovered critical security flaws in AMD chips that could allow attackers to access sensitive data from highly guarded processors across millions of devices.