AMD RX 500 series rebrands coming in April
Published in Graphics
Thursday, 02 March 2017 15:48

AMD RX 500 series rebrands coming in April


RX Vega won't be here before late May

According to the newest report, AMD's upcoming RX 500 series will be completely made of RX 400 series rebrands, based on Polaris 10 and Polaris 11, as well as possible new Polaris 12 GPU, while Radeon RX Vega won't launch before late May.

Simultaneous Multi-Threading vital for Zen
Published in Processors
Thursday, 02 March 2017 12:32

Simultaneous Multi-Threading vital for Zen


AMD CEO Lisa Su said it was complicated


AMD CEO Lisa Su has been spilling the beans about the complex problems that AMD had getting Zen into the shops.

AMD teams up with LiquidSky for game streaming
Published in News


Will use Vega GPU in future

While it only revealed a retail name for its upcoming Vega-based graphics cards, AMD also announced a key partnership with LiquidSky, a cloud-based game-streaming service provider that will use that same Vega GPU for game streaming.

Intel does not believe users will care about processes
Published in Processors


14nm, 10nm users will never notice

Chipzilla thinks that users don’t give a monkey’s what process their chip has and will be more interested in its performance, according to a man with long job title.

AMD to brand its next-gen as Radeon RX Vega
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 28 February 2017 22:43

AMD to brand its next-gen as Radeon RX Vega


Vega-based Radeon lineup gets a name

During its GDC 2017 "Capsaicin and Cream" event that was live earlier today, AMD revealed a few more details regarding its upcoming Vega GPU as well as announcing the name of its next-gen graphics card lineup, simply called the Radeon RX Vega.

AMD debunks Ryzen DDR4 RAM problems
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 28 February 2017 22:28

AMD debunks Ryzen DDR4 RAM problems


Shows Ryzen 7 running with DDR4-3400

There have been plenty of unconfirmed rumors recently saying that AMD's upcoming Ryzen CPUs and AM4 motherboards could have support problems with high-frequency RAM, but the latest screenshot from AMD completely debunks them.

Intel cuts prices to see off Ryzen competition
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 28 February 2017 11:20

Intel cuts prices to see off Ryzen competition


Yep it really is going to be competition


There are signs that Intel is scared of AMD's new Ryzen and is slashing prices on its chips in a bid to take it on a bit.

AMD limits Nvidia SLI to X370 chipset motherboards
Published in Motherboards


Crossfire works on B350 as well

According to the latest detailed specifications of the upcoming AMD socket AM4 motherboards, it appears that only the high-end X370 chipset will actually support Nvidia SLI while Crossfire will also be available on mid-range B350 chipset motherboards.

AMD Ryzen 5 and Ryzen 3 CPUs are late
Published in Processors
Friday, 24 February 2017 17:57

AMD Ryzen 5 and Ryzen 3 CPUs are late


Q2 for Ryzen 5 and 2H 2017 for Ryzen 3

It seems that we will have to wait a bit for the rest of the Ryzen lineup as, according to AMD, six-core and quad-core parts will be coming sometime in the second quarter and the second half of this year.

Newegg.com puts AMD Ryzen up for pre-order
Published in News
Thursday, 23 February 2017 22:24

Newegg.com puts AMD Ryzen up for pre-order


All three SKUs and plenty of motherboards

Newegg.com has lived up to AMD's announcement and has put up all three Ryzen CPU SKUs as well as plenty of motherboards for pre-order.