AMD revenues grow by a third
Published in News
Wednesday, 31 January 2018 01:07

AMD revenues grow by a third


Let's hope the underdog doesn't become an overdog

Long-standing Intel competitor, Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), appears from its first quarter results to be gnawing at Chipzilla's ankles.

Apple planning to move to ARM for Macs
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 30 January 2018 12:29

Apple planning to move to ARM for Macs

 
Tame Apple Press demands AMD and Intel should surrender immediately

It is all over for Intel and AMD chip market according to the Tame Press because the fruity cargo cult is going to build its own chips.

Nvidia cannot stop partners selling to miners
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 24 January 2018 15:46

Nvidia cannot stop partners selling to miners


But will sure try

It was cute to see everyone covering the fact that Nvidia is up in arms against (r) etailers who are selling to miners. Unfortunately, there is hardly anything Nvidia can do to stop the trend.

AMD hires ex-Nvidia man + 1 to replace Raja Koduri
Published in Graphics


Rayfield runs the RTG, David Wang engineering

Before anyone jumps the gun claiming that Mike Rayfield, the newly promoted Senior Vice President and General Manager of AMD Radeon Technologies Group (RTG) is ex Micron, we wanted to point out that he used to run Tegra for Nvidia before. The man who will replace Raja Koduri’s engineering talents comes from ATI and Synaptics. David Wang is now Senior Vice President of Engineering at RTG.

AMD Zen 2 design is finished
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 24 January 2018 15:00

AMD Zen 2 design is finished


CTO confirmed                           

We wanted to address something that might not get enough coverage as it deserves. A few weeks, back AMD’s CTO Mark Papermaster confirmed that that the Zen 2 design has been finished

MSI's new RX 500 Armor MK2 series spotted
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 24 January 2018 14:33

MSI's new RX 500 Armor MK2 series spotted


Coming in OC and non-OC versions

Although these graphics cards are quite rare to find in retail, MSI is apparently working on releasing its new RX 500 series Armor MK2 series, including both the RX 580 and the RX 570 versions.

AMD unveils more Ryzen with Radeon Vega APU details
Published in Processors


Full specifications

AMD has released full specifications for its upcoming Ryzen desktop CPUs with Radeon Vega Graphics, or simply upcoming Ryzen 3 2200G and Ryzen 5 2400G APUs that will pack Radeon Vega 8 and Radeon Vega 11 GPUs.

AMD releases Radeon Software 18.1.1 update
Published in Graphics
Friday, 19 January 2018 16:41

AMD releases Radeon Software 18.1.1 update


Official one for DirectX 9 game issues

AMD has now officially released its newest Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.1.1 update which fixes issues seen in some DirectX 9 API games, as well as a couple of other minor fixes.

Dell's XPS 15 2-in-1 with RX Vega M GL GPU tested
Published in Notebooks


Pushes 35fps in Rise of the Tomb Raider at 1080p

Select members of the press at CES 2018 show had a chance to spend some time with Dell's latest XPS 15 2-in-1 convertible laptop which was running on Intel's 8th generation Kaby Lake CPU with Radeon RX Vega M graphics and while some were quite keen to check out the cooling, some had a chance to run Rise of the Tomb Raider game.

AMD Ryzen 5 2600 spotted in SiSoft Sandra database
Published in Processors


Running on Asus Crosshair VII Hero motherboard

A new and upcoming Ryzen 2000 series CPU, the Ryzen 5 2600 was seen in SiSoft Sandra database, rocking a 3.4GHz base clock on those 12nm Zen+ cores, and running on yet to be announced Asus Crosshair VII Hero motherboards.