AMD cuts some Ryzen and Threadripper CPU prices
Published in Processors

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.

AMD rolls out Radeon Software 18.3.3 driver
Published in Graphics

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.

AMD releases real-time ray tracing support for ProRender
Published in Graphics

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.

AMD Ryzen 5 2600X shows up briefly on
Published in Processors

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.

Was AMD security announcement gaming Wall Street?
Published in News

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.

AMD Ryzen 5 2600X and Ryzen 7 2700X spotted in Geekbench
Published in Processors

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.

Torvalds wades into CTS Labs' AMD chip security report
Published in News

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".

New AMD and Intel platforms expected to boost tech
Published in Processors

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.

AMD Ryzen and EPYC have big security flaws
Published in News
Wednesday, 14 March 2018 11:14

AMD Ryzen and EPYC have big security flaws

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.

Microsoft and AMD bring FreeSync to Xbox One
Published in News

Both Xbox One S and Xbox One X

Microsoft said that its Xbox One S and Xbox One X will be getting AMD's FreeSync 2, a offering variable refresh rate over HDMI on supported displays.