AMD plans $135 million in 6G
Published in News
Thursday, 22 June 2023 11:20

AMD plans $135 million in 6G

Money spent in Ireland

AMD plans to invest $135 million in strategic research and development projects in Ireland over the next four years.

AMD hopes to catch up on AI with Instinct MI300 AI supercomputing hybrid processor
Published in AI

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.

Simply NUC launches Moonstone Mini PC with AMD Ryzen 7000 mobile APU
Published in PC Hardware

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.

Noctua rolls out new offset mounting for AMD AM5 processors
Published in PC Hardware

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.

AMD shows EPYC Bergamo with 128 Zen 4c cores
Published in PC Hardware

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.

AMD’s Rome falls after 1,044 days of uptime
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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.

AMD releases Software Adrenalin 23.5.1 WHQL driver
Published in Graphics

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.

AMD Radeon RX 7600 8GB reviews are out
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 24 May 2023 20:35

AMD Radeon RX 7600 8GB reviews are out

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.

AMD announces Ryzen and Athlon 7020 C-series processors
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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.

AMD Radeon RX 7600 specifications leak ahead of launch
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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.