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Possible AMD 3rd gen Threadripper spotted on Geekbench
Published in PC Hardware


Codename Sharkstooth

What appears to be a 3rd generation Ryzen Threadripper CPU based on Zen 2 architecture has been spotted on Geekbench, scoring some impressive single- and multi-threaded numbers.

AMD says RX 5700 series is cool with 110°C
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 14 August 2019 22:43

AMD says RX 5700 series is cool with 110°C


AIB partners come to the rescue

While AMD's reference cooler on the RX 5700 series leaves a lot to be desired in terms of cooling and noise, AMD says that high hotspot temperatures observed on the series is "expected and within spec".

AMD has Navi 23 which will cause Nvidia some grief
Published in News


Will launch next year

While everyone is excited about AMD’s Navi 21 card, a leak has emerged which shows that Navi 23 is the beast that Nvidia will have to really worry about.

EPYC Rome arrives and has key customers
Published in PC Hardware
Thursday, 08 August 2019 11:43

EPYC Rome arrives and has key customers

 

Intel starts biting its nails

AMD has released the second generation of its processor chip for data centres and said that it had already landed Alphabet, Google and Twitter as customers.

Is AMD Rome burning?
Published in PC Hardware
Wednesday, 07 August 2019 10:18

Is AMD Rome burning?


Updated: Will High voltages on AMD's 7nm Ryzen 3000 plague Rome launch?

Today is the day when AMD plans to launch its 7nm datacenter CPU with up to 64 cores, codenamed Rome. As AMD gets ready for it’s most important launch ever today, there is a lot of anticipation and excitement for newfound competition with Intel. Still, well-informed sources are confirming that the Rome default voltages are exceeding TSMC’s 7nm maximum voltage.

Rick Bergman rejoins AMD as EVP of Computing and Graphics
Published in News


ATI veteran comes back from Synaptics

AMD has announced that industry veteran, and an ex-ATI chap from the good ol' days, Rick Bergman, has rejoined the company as Executive Vice President of Computing and Graphics.

AMD stomps on Chipzilla’s tail
Published in PC Hardware
Monday, 05 August 2019 12:09

AMD stomps on Chipzilla’s tail


Sold 79 percent of all processor units in July

AMD beat Intel in the sale of processors in July -- at least in one German store.

Asus custom RX 5700 series smiles for camera
Published in Graphics


ROG Strix and TUF series incoming

There will be plenty of custom AMD Radeon RX 5700 series cards to choose from from mid-August and Asus' versions, including the ROG Strix and TUF series have been spotted online.

XFX's custom RX 5700 graphics card spotted
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 31 July 2019 16:01

XFX's custom RX 5700 graphics card spotted


ASRock's confirms these are coming in mid-August

A custom Radeon RX 5700 series graphics card design from XFX has been spotted online and ASRock has confirmed we will see those custom cards in mid-August, at least if all goes well.

AMD hits its targets with Q2 2019 financial results
Published in News

 
With $1.53 billion revenue and 41 percent gross margin

AMD has officially announced its financial results for the second quarter of fiscal 2019 with a revenue of $1.53 billion, which lands in its earlier set targets.