AMD fights against stolen Navi and Arden code
Published in Graphics

You shall not stand against our mighty briefs

AMD is fighting against the hacker who stole and posted Navi and Arden source code using DMCA notices. AMD has filed at least two DMCA notices against Github repos that carried "stolen" source code relating to AMD's Navi and Arden GPUs, the latter being the processor for the upcoming Xbox Series X.

Intel and AMD say they are going strong
Published in News

No dry cough yet

Intel and AMD say they are geared to meet the increasing processing power needs triggered by the pandemic.

AMD brings its own new Radeon Software graphics driver
Published in Graphics

Game optimizations, new Vulkan API extensions and more

AMD has released its newest Radeon Software Adrenalin 2020 Edition 20.3.1 graphics driver which brings support for some new and upcoming games like DOOM Eternal, adds new Vulkan API extensions, as well as fixing several bugs seen with earlier driver releases.

DFI puts Ryzen Embedded R1000 Zen CPU on GHF51 board
Published in PC Hardware

84x55mm motherboard with Zen CPU and Vega GPU

DFI has managed to squeeze in AMD's Ryzen Embedded R1000 series processor with Zen CPU and Vega GPU on a Raspberry Pi-sized motherboard, the DFI GHF51.

Sony reveals Playstation 5 hardware specifications
Published in Gaming

With 8-core Zen 2 CPU, 36 CU RDNA 2 GPU, and impressive storage SSD

While Microsoft jumped the gun with its Xbox Series X, Sony has now also unveiled some hardware details about its upcoming Playstation 5, showing specifications similar to the Xbox Series X, including an 8-core Zen 2 CPU, 36 CU RDNA 2 GPU, ultra-fast SSD storage, and more.

AMD sprucing up its Linux driver
Published in News

Advertising for new lead Linux Kernel Developer

AMD has plans to improve its Linux AMDGPU driver and is advertising for a new lead Linux kernel developer.

Ryzen 4000 mobile turning up in product listings
Published in PC Hardware

Should be here soon

AMD's 7nm mobile Ryzen 4000 mobile processors are showing up in product listings on Amazon for multiple Asus gaming laptops in China and Canada.

AMD confirms there won't be anymore reference blower fans
Published in Graphics

At least not on consumer/gamer graphics cards

AMD has now confirmed that it has finally said goodbye to reference blower-style fans for consumer/gamer Radeon graphics cards, and has even teased a possible future design during its recent Financial Analyst Day 2020.

Boffins find that AMD processors leak a bit
Published in News

Happens when you get older

A new paper released by the Graz University of Technology details two new "Take A Way" attacks, Collide+Probe and Load+Reload, that can leak secret data from AMD processors by manipulating the L1D cache predictor.

AMD talks about Big Navi’s roadmap
Published in PC Hardware

Sorry we are not supposed to call it that

AMD told the assembled throngs at its Financial Analyst Day more details about Big Navi, but please never call it that again.