Asetek loses its cool over AMD Fury
Published in Graphics
Monday, 07 December 2015 11:13

Asetek loses its cool over AMD Fury


Cease and Desist could create shortage


Liquid cooler supplier Asetek is furious over AMD’s liquid-cooled R9 Fury X and had its lawyers rattle off a cease and desist order.

Raja Koduri snatches Scott Wasson from The Tech Report
Published in News


Radeon Technologies Group getting reinforcements

Scott Wasson, the founder of a well known and respected tech site The Tech Report, is retiring from the site and going to AMD, where he will be a part of Radeon Technologies Group led by Raja Koduri.

Nvidia screws up drivers
Published in Graphics
Thursday, 03 December 2015 10:53

Nvidia screws up drivers


AMD off the hook

While Nvidia fanboys were mocking AMD’s Crimson driver cock-up for causing its chips to catch fire, it seems that their own beloved GPU maker was having a driver crisis of its own.

AMD promotes Michael Mantor to Corporate Fellow
Published in News
Wednesday, 02 December 2015 22:17

AMD promotes Michael Mantor to Corporate Fellow


Well known graphics architect

AMD has announced the appointment of graphics and parallel compute architect Michael Mantor to AMD Corporate Fellow position for his demonstration of leadership in graphics engineering.

AMD launches new low-profile FirePro W4300 professional card
Published in Graphics


The FirePro W5100 in a low-profile form-factor

AMD has launched its latest addition to the FirePro professional graphics card lineup, the low-profile FirePro W4300 based on the Bonaire GPU.

AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition update now available
Published in Graphics


Fix for fan issues and few new improvements

As promised yesterday, AMD's updated version of the Radeon Software Crimson Edition with Radeon Software 15.11.1 drivers is now available for download.

Recent Radeon graphics card price drop was not AMD's doing
Published in Graphics


Not an official price drop

A recent price drop of AMD Radeon graphics cards noticed at some US-based retailer/e-tailers apparently did not officially come from AMD but was a rather move from retailer/e-tailers probably related to the holidays.

AMD Gemini card out next month
Published in Graphics
Monday, 30 November 2015 11:01

AMD Gemini card out next month


Two unlocked Fiji chips


Word on the street is that AMD’s next dual-GPU graphics card, codenamed Gemini, will be released next month.

AMD fixes King Crimson's flaming issues
Published in Graphics
Monday, 30 November 2015 09:36

AMD fixes King Crimson's flaming issues


Return of the Fire Witch

AMD is expected to release a fix of its Crimson Edition drivers which will stop fan performance being throttled by default or it catching fire.

Globalfoundries might become Chinese takeaway
Published in Processors


Abu Dhabi plans to off-load the company

AMD spin-off Globalfoundries might be off-loaded by its Abu Dhabi owners to the Chinese.