Big major driver update with plenty of new and updated features
AMD has now officially released its latest annual major Radeon Software driver update, which sums up all the performance improvements released earlier this year as well as bringing a plethora of new features, including game and VR streaming.
SplitSpectre discovered by IBM
Three academics from Northeastern University and three researchers from IBM Research have discovered a new variation of the Spectre CPU vulnerability.
Larabee may half not bee, but Intel still wants something to be
Intel has been talking about its cunning plan to enter the discrete GPU market, after deciding its much hyped and quickly forgotten Larabee project should not include bee after it was stung by a hive of bee puns.
With upcoming Picasso APUs
According to the rumor mill, Microsoft's future Surface laptop could use AMD hardware, most likely the upcoming Picasso APUs.
3DMark Port Royal
UL Benchmarks has announced that its newest benchmark for ray tracing will be coming in January 2019, dubbed 3DMark Port Royal.
All new holiday offer from AMD
AMD has launched a new holiday offer which is a limited edition Ryzen Max CPU bundle, which pairs up the Wraith Max CPU cooler with Ryzen 5 2600X and Ryzen 7 2700 CPUs.
First benchmarks appear online
With Apple adding more configuration options to its MacBook Pro 15 notebooks, including the Radeon Pro Vega 16 and Radeon Pro Vega 20 GPUs, it was just a matter of time before we see some of the first benchmarks with these new GPUs, and it appears these provide a decent performance boost in graphics.
GloFo's 12LP and Samsung's 11LPP
According to details that have surfaced after the launch of the new Radeon RX 590 refresh, it appears that AMD is sourcing the "new" Polaris 30 GPU from both GlobalFoundries and Samsung.
Based on 12nm Polaris GPU
As expected, rumored, and leaked earlier this week, AMD has now officially released its latest mid-range graphics card meant to put a bit more pressure on Nvidia's GTX 1060 during this holiday season, the Radeon RX 590.