HIS is first with a single-slot Radeon RX 460
Published in Graphics


The RX 460 Slim-iCooler OC 4GB

While it isn't a low profile graphics card, some buyers are still looking for a decent single slot graphics card and the  HIS RX 460 Slim-iCooler could be the best they can get.

AMD investors allowed class action over Llano
Published in Processors


This could get messy


A US court has allowed AMD investors to carry out a class action against the company over its Llano antics.

AMD execs sold shares before “good news”
Published in Processors
Friday, 25 November 2016 11:19

AMD execs sold shares before “good news”


Poor lambs


AMD executives can’t really get a break, even when the company is doing well. Normally when execs start flogging off their shares it is because the company is going to announce something unpopular which will send share prices downwards. However, in AMD’s case they did the opposite.

AMD’s deal with Google could be a breakthrough
Published in Graphics


Sky is the limit for clouds

AMD’s deal to flog Google its FirePro S9300 x2 GPU for the search engine’s cloud platform probably deserves another look.

AMD's first Vega 10 card may launch in December
Published in Graphics
Thursday, 24 November 2016 08:15

AMD's first Vega 10 card may launch in December


Pricing to be similar with GTX 1080

Yesterday,  a possible release date surfaced for AMD’s upcoming high-performance GPU based on Vega 10 architecture with HBM2 memory.

AMD bundles Hitman with Radeon RX 470
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 23 November 2016 15:30

AMD bundles Hitman with Radeon RX 470


The Hitman: Complete First Season game

After giving away Sid Meier's: Civilization VI to fresh buyers of the Radeon RX 480 earlier this week, AMD and its partners have now launched a new promotion, giving a free copy of Hitman: Complete First Season to those that buy the Radeon RX 470.

AMD has nearly a third of the GPU market
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 23 November 2016 13:22

AMD has nearly a third of the GPU market


Growing

Beancounters working for Jon Peddie Research (JPR) have added up some numbers and divided by their shoe size and worked out that AMD is clawing back the GPU market from the outfit named after a Roman vengeance daemon,  Nvidia.

ECS to showcase AMD B350 AM4 board
Published in Motherboards
Wednesday, 23 November 2016 12:22

ECS to showcase AMD B350 AM4 board


Zen based Summit Ridge? Probably not

It looks like ECS one of the motherboard partners,  plans to show off the B350 Bristol Ridge based motherboard. 

AMD Zen to come in three product tiers
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 22 November 2016 08:41

AMD Zen to come in three product tiers


“Easily clocked” to 4.2GHz with standard air or liquid cooling


Last week, two Chinese sources revealed some details regarding the naming schemes and potential pricing of AMD’s upcoming Zen-based desktop processor lineup, codenamed “Summit Ridge”.

Qualcomm leads mobile industry to 10nm
Published in Mobiles
Sunday, 20 November 2016 14:08

Qualcomm leads mobile industry to 10nm


CPUs and GPUs are on 14/16 nm

Keith Kressin, a Qualcomm senior vice president, product management, reminded us how the world changed in the last ten years and that the mobile industry leads the transition to smaller manufacturing nodess. With Snapdragon 835 being the first 10nm, the mobile SoC with Qualcomm on helm takes the lead beating CPU and GPU industry to a new manufacturing node.