Money spent in Ireland
AMD plans to invest $135 million in strategic research and development projects in Ireland over the next four years.
Come back might have been Xilinx purchase
It is starting to look like AMD's Xilinx purchase might have been part of a cunning plan to claw its way back into AI.
With up to AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS
Simply NUC has released a new Simply NUC designed and branded mini PC product called the Moonstone, which is based on the latest AMD Ryzen 7000 processors in a compact 4x4 design. Starting at $699, and packing up to AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS, up to 64GB of DDR5-4800 memory, and up to 16TB of storage, this compact mini PC will certainly pack a punch.
Lowers temperatures by 1-3°C
Noctua has now officially launched the new offset mounting system for installing Noctua CPU coolers on AMD AM5 processors. These were quite popular at the Computex 2023 show where Noctua had officially showcased that mounting system, as it came as a surprise that offsetting the base of the cooler by 7mm to the south side can lower the temperature by 1-3°C.
Same SP5 socket, and around 35 percent smaller core
AMD unveiled plenty of new products during its Data Center and AI Technology Premiere event in San Francisco, including some details about its 5nm EPYC Bergamo processors for cloud native applications. Shipping now, these EPYC CPUs pack 82b transistors, up to 128 Zen 4c cores, and promise both "the greatest vCPU density and the best energy efficiency.
Damn those Visigoths
AMD's latest processor revision guide for the EPYC 7002 'Rome' server chips reveals a bug that can cause a core on the chip to hang after 1,044 days of uptime (2.93 years), after which you'll have to reset the server for the chip to run correctly.
One to have for The Lord of the Rings: Gollum
AMD has released its latest Software Adrenalin 23.5.1 WHQL driver which, surprisingly, does not feature support for the Radeon RX 7600 graphics card. On the other hand it fixes several issues and brings day one support for The Lord of the Rings: Gollum game.
Roundup: Available tomorrow at $269
AMD has officially lifted the review NDA for its Radeon RX 7600 8GB graphics card. Based on Navi 33 GPU, the Radeon RX 7600 packs 2,048 Stream Processors, targets 1080p gaming, and is considered a direct successor of the Radeon RX 6600. It will officially be available tomorrow, starting at $269.
Zen 2 and RDNA 2 for Chromebooks
AMD has announced the new lineup of Ryzen and Athlon 7020 C-series processors aimed at Chromebooks. Based on the 6nm manufacturing process and the last year's Zen 2 CPU and RDNA 2 GPU architectures, these new processors will be coming to new Chromebooks in Q2 2023.
6nm Navi 33 GPU, 8GB of GDDR6 memory, and 165W TBP
The final specifications of the upcoming Radeon RX 7600 have leaked online, showing all the details of the upcoming AMD Radeon RDNA 3 graphics card that should launch later this month.