Brighter stars, galaxy systems in future GPU codenames
Over the past few years, Radeon Technologies Group (RTG) has tread many uncharted waters near and far to gather enough "island" codenames for over five generations of graphics processing units. According to Raja Koduri, Senior Vice President and Chief Architect of the Radeon Technologies Group, all of that is about to change.
And only at the high end
While AMD fanboys expect Zen to arrive and cause Intel to immediately surrender its stonking market lead, it seems that it will not be saving the company’s bacon until next year.
Down 28 percent, partly from economic slowdown in China
Earlier today, we mentioned that AMD was expected to report revenues for Q4 2015 with at least a 10 percent revenue decline as the chip maker struggles to turn its profits around. This afternoon, the company reported its fourth quarter 2015 and fiscal year 2015 revenue earnings results, showing a 23 percent revenue decline from lower sales of CPUs, lower demand for GPUs used in game consoles, and an economic slowdown in China.
Revenue expected to be at least 10 per cent down
AMD is expected to tonight announce that its fourth quarter revenues are down 10 per cent as the outfit continues to try to turn its fortunes around.
AMD has thrown its toys out of the pram about the Sysmark, benchmarking program claiming it unfairly favours its number one rival Intel.
Bundled with Fury and Fury X and until March 31st
AMD has extended its already available Star Wars: Battlefront bundle to March 31st and has expanded it to Radeon R9 Fury X graphics cards.
PS4 and Xbox One sold well over Christmas
AMD is expecting to see its bottom line boosted by good Xbox and PS4 sales over the recent holiday season. Both contain AMD's CPUs and GPUs.
First A57 chip after a year's delay
Miracles apparently can happen after AMD just announced its long delayed Cortex A57 based Opteron A1100 SoC. It took longer than many expected but the Opteron A1100 aka Seattle is finally out.
Memory Stacking will go beyond Fuji
AMD’s Fuji was one of the first GPUs to use JEDEC’s High Bandwidth Memory (HBM) DRAM standard and now JEDEC has released an update which should attract others.
Claims the highest possible performance
Sapphire has released a new graphics card based upon AMD's R9 Fury and claims that it has been tuned for the "the highest possible performance, quiet operation and exceptional overclocking capabilities" of any card based upon this GPU.