Including a dual-GPU Radeon Pro W6800X Duo
AMD has brought a big update to the Apple Mac Pro system by introducing the new Radeon Pro W6000X series graphics cards, with all three SKUs, the Radeon Pro W6900X, Radeon Pro W6800X, and the Radeon Pro W6800X Duo, based on the RNDA2 Navi 21 GPU.
Enhance Steam Play
AMD and Valve are working on CPU frequency/power scaling improvements to enhance the Steam Play gaming experience on modern AMD platforms running Linux.
Driver code spotted
AMD appears to be readying another APU if a driver code spotted in the Linux 5.15 release, is anything to go by.
7nm Navi 23 GPU with 2,048 SPs
AMD has announced its newest Radeon RX 6600 XT graphics card, the latest addition to the RDNA2-based graphics card. AMD is marketing the Radeon RX 6600 XT as a perfect graphics card for "high refresh rate 1080p gaming", and compares this $379-priced card with the Nvidia GTX 1060.
Confirms on Zen 4 release date
AMD reported huge second quarter results nearly doubling its revenue from last year.
Intel's next-gen beats AMD's existing gen
An engineering sample of Intel's next flagship processor, the i9-12900K, was shown to beat AMD's current flagship 5950X in Cinebench R20 by 18 percent in multi-core and 28 percent in single-core tests.
Benchmarked as well
With the launch of AMD's latest Radeon RX 6600 series graphics cards scheduled for next month, it does not come as a surprise that we are getting first glimpses of the card as well as the first leaked benchmarks.
Still no word about MSRP
According to our sources, both the Radeon RX 6600 XT and the Radeon RX 6600 should launch on August 11th. Unfortunately, there is still no word about the suggested retail price, but so far it looks like there should be plenty of cards around.
Shipping in December and starting at $399
Valve has now officially announced its handheld console, called the Steam Deck. Based on a custom AMD APU with Zen 2 CPU and RDNA 2 GPU, the Steam Deck should pack enough punch to run games on a 7-inch screen when it launches in December 2021, with a starting price of $399.
Very Zen and not in a good way
During an interview with Barrons, AMD CEO Lisa Su reiterated that the current chip supply shortages would continue to adversely affect makers' ability to meet consumer demands until the end of 2021.