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AMD releases RX 580 with 2048SPs in China
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 16 October 2018 14:21

AMD releases RX 580 with 2048SPs in China


The RX 570 with higher clocks

AMD has rather silently introduced a new SKU in China, the Radeon RX 580 2048SP, which is pretty much the Radeon RX 570 but with slightly higher GPU boost clock.

AMD 12nm Polaris refresh could be called Radeon RX 590
Published in Graphics


Spotted in 3DMark database

As we already told you earlier, AMD is gearing up to launch a 12nm Polaris refresh which should bring around 10 to 15 percent improvement, and now it appears it could be called the Radeon RX 590.

AMD 12nm Polaris coming in November
Published in Graphics
Thursday, 11 October 2018 18:15

AMD 12nm Polaris coming in November


Bringing 10 to 15 percent improvement

AMD is gearing up for a slight refresh of its graphics card lineup with a 12nm Polaris GPU, which is likely to bring an improvement of around 10 to 15 percent, mostly thanks to higher clocks.

AMD to launch two new Threadrippers on October 29th
Published in PC Hardware


24-core and 12-core SKUs

According to details spotted on AMD's UK Twitter account, the company will launch two new Ryzen Threadripper SKUs, the 2970WX and the 2920X, both available worldwide on October 29th.

Lenovo gives AMD the thumbs up
Published in News
Thursday, 11 October 2018 10:59

Lenovo gives AMD the thumbs up


And Intel the thumb down

Shortages of Intel processors means that major manufacturer Lenovo is using AMD chips more and more, while it has also given the hard word to Chipzilla.

AMD’s Lisa Su to keynote CES 2019
Published in PC Hardware
Wednesday, 10 October 2018 12:18

AMD’s Lisa Su to keynote CES 2019


Talk about 7nm CPU and GPU

Last week it was announced that AMD’s President and CEO Dr. Lisa Su will be a keynote speaker at the CES 2019. This is a big step up for a smaller x86 player as this use to be a spot for the big players including Intel, Microsoft or Qualcomm.

E-gaming stadiums ready to roll
Published in News
Wednesday, 10 October 2018 10:55

E-gaming stadiums ready to roll


Money money money 

It's an edgy business but a senior analyst predicted to his clients today that the future of e-gaming stadiums will be huge.

AMD 30 percent market gain won’t happen
Published in PC Hardware
Wednesday, 03 October 2018 19:21

AMD 30 percent market gain won’t happen


Now Wall Street realizes

AMD is the second best x86 maker out of two, and this is how things will remain. The recent rumors and prediction by fellow analysts and journalists that AMD can win up to a third of the market is,  pure and simple, science fiction.

AMD's share price far too high
Published in PC Hardware
Wednesday, 03 October 2018 11:17

AMD's share price far too high


Analysts say that to justify its current price the outfit would "have to be perfect "

Analysts are worried that AMD's share price is giving a rather rose-tinted view of the company.

AMD rolls out Radeon Software 18.9.3 driver
Published in Graphics
Friday, 28 September 2018 20:34

AMD rolls out Radeon Software 18.9.3 driver


Optimized for Assassin's Creed Odyssey and Forza Horizon 4

AMD has released its latest Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.9.3 driver which brings optimization for the upcoming Assassin's Creed Odyssey and the new Forza Horizon 4 games, as well as fixes for a few bugs seen with earlier drivers.