More Hades Canyon details emerge
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 06 March 2018 11:34

More Hades Canyon details emerge


You can even smell the brimstone and hear the cries of the damned

Intel and AMD's collaboration which sees Intel Kaby Lake CPUs paired with an on-package Radeon RX Vega-derived GPU appears to have some rather good figures. 

AMD bundles Far Cry 5 with select Radeon equipped systems
Published in News


Systems with  RX Vega 64, Vega 56 or RX 580

AMD has launched a limited time promotion which gives a free copy of the Far Cry 5 game to those that buy a PC system with select Radeon graphics cards.

AMD's Ryzen not for a Dell
Published in Processors
Thursday, 01 March 2018 11:26

AMD's Ryzen not for a Dell

 
Intel-AMD duopoly is a long way off

While AMD's Ryzen chips are rather good, Dell EMC is not particularly interested and will remain loyal to Chipzilla.

AMD gains on Nvidia
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 28 February 2018 12:17

AMD gains on Nvidia


Thanks to crypto-miners

AMD is slowly gaining ground on Nvidia thanks to its GPUs being more popular among crypto-miners.

AMD expands Epyc and Ryzen lines
Published in Processors
Thursday, 22 February 2018 12:20

AMD expands Epyc and Ryzen lines


Wants  a golden age for high-performance embedded processors

AMD has expanded its Epyc and Ryzen product lines to create what it is calling a "new age for high-performance embedded processors".

AMD Ryzen 5 2600 spotted in Geekbench database
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 20 February 2018 13:26

AMD Ryzen 5 2600 spotted in Geekbench database


200MHz higher clock on engineering sample

Although AMD's next-generation 12nm Ryzen 2000 series desktop CPUs won't be coming before April, it does not mean that there won't be a few leaks and the latest one reveals a few more details regarding the Ryzen 5 2600 CPU which was spotted in the Geekbench database.

AMD Pinnacle Ridge CPUs to have soldered IHS
Published in Processors
Saturday, 17 February 2018 03:11

AMD Pinnacle Ridge CPUs to have soldered IHS


Not thermal paste like Raven Ridge APUs

In the aftermath of Raven Ridge delidding, which revealed that it uses thermal paste under the IHS, AMD's Robert Hallock took to Reddit to note that this won't be the case with the upcoming Pinnacle Ridge CPUs, based on 12nm manufacturing process and usually known as the Ryzen + CPUs. 

AMD Ryzen with Radeon Vega APUs now available
Published in Processors


Review roundup: Ryzen 3 2200G and Ryzen 5 2400G

AMD's new desktop APUs are now finally available on retail/e-tail shelves and there are plenty of reviews around as well, showing what you get when you pair up four cores based on Zen CPU architecture with Radeon Vega-based IGP with 11 or 8 CUs.

Asus also releases Raven Ridge APU BIOS updates
Published in Motherboards


For its AM4 motherboard lineup

Asus has announced that it has released BIOS updates for its entire AM4 motherboard lineup which bring support for AMD's Raven Ridge APUs, also known as Ryzen 2000 series CPUs with Radeon Vega graphics.

HP unveils ZBook 14u/15u G5 mobile workstations
Published in Notebooks
Thursday, 08 February 2018 01:51

HP unveils ZBook 14u/15u G5 mobile workstations


With 1.07TFLOPs AMD Radeon Pro WX 3100 

In addition to its new Elitebook 800 G5 series, HP has also announced the new ZBook 14u/15u G5 mobile workstation series which has had quite a few updates, including AMD's discrete Radeon Pro WX 3100 GPU.