How AMD gained market share
Published in Graphics

Not Navi, with Polaris 570 and 580

We managed to get on top how AMD managed to gain market share in Q2 2019, and it was selling the old 570 and 580 with incredibly attractive and low pricing.

Asus ROG Phone II pictured
Published in Mobiles

Snapdragon 855 Plus phone comes July 23

The Snapdragon 855 Plus phone era is starting on the July 27th with the launch of the Asus ROG Phone II.

Asus announces ROG Phone II
Published in Gaming

Snapdragon 855 Plus based

Qualcomm just announced the Snapdragon 855 Plus that features 15 percent faster GPU, and Asus just announced its first ROG Phone II.

Nvidia admits TSMC and Samsung both making next gen GPU
Published in Graphics

Rumours were partly true

The graphics chip maker named after a Roman vengeance demon, Nvidia has confirmed that its next-generation GPU will continue to be produced by TSMC and Samsung.

Chipzilla claims its integrated graphics are better than AMDs
Published in Graphics

BTW there is also this nice bridge I would like to sell you

Chipzilla is having a go at convincing the world that its 'Ice Lake' integrated graphics are better than AMD’s current Ryzen 7 graphics.

Intel beats AMD in notebook graphics
Published in PC Hardware

Computex 19: Hell froze over

Intel is serious about getting back on track and competing in every single sector of the market and managed to beat the best of AMD notebook offering in graphics. The Gen 11 graphics inside  Ice Lake-U 10nm notebooks that are scheduled to ship in holiday season 2019 beat the AMD Picasso 12nm Ryzen 7 3700U in 25W in graphics.

AMD in PlayStation 5 is no surprise
Published in Graphics

We knew it five + years ago

The story is straightforward. Ever since Playstation One, Sony didn’t want to use Nvidia for various reasons nor did Nvidia wantto settle for low console margins offered by Sony.

AMD 50th Anniversary CPU and GPU spotted online
Published in News

Ryzen 7 2700X and Sapphire's RX 590 Nitro+ so far

It appears that AMD has a couple of special 50th Anniversary Edition products lineup up for release and so far Ryzen 7 2700X and RX 590 Nitro+ have been spotted online.

More Nvidia GTX 1660 Ti graphics cards spotted online
Published in Graphics

Confirming earlier rumors

A couple of upcoming Nvidia GTX 1660 Ti graphics cards have been pictured confirming earlier rumors including "Turing Shaders", 6GB of GDDR6 memory as well as the lack of Nvidia RTX features.

Radeon VII 16GB HBM 2 memory cost around $320
Published in Graphics

Close to half of the MSRP

The marketing guys at AMD did a nice job naming the card Radeon VII (Roman 7) as it is a 7nm, launching on February 7 and costing $699 but our investigation shows that 16GB HBM 2 comes at a hefty price.