Boltz is the mann
Troubled chipmaker AMD is putting a lot of its limited investment money into the “Boltzmann Initiative” which is uses heterogeneous system architecture ability to harness both CPU and AMD GPU for compute efficiency through software.
Koduri talks about his cunning plan
AMDs’ head graphics guy, Raja Koduri promised that AMD will have two new GPUs out next year.
AMD managed to take a tiny part of the discrete market share back from Nvidia.
AMD and Nvidia doing well
Beancounters at JPR have been adding up the numbers and dividing by their shoe size and worked out that GPU shipments are up for both Nvidia and AMD.
Packing the full Tonga/ Antigua GPU
The long awaited AMD Radeon R9 380X will launch on 15th November with a full Tonga/Antigua GPU, with 2048 Stream Processors, plus 4GB GDDR5 memory and a 256-bit memory interface.
CEO confirms spec
Troubled AMD's CEO has been attempting to rally the troops with further promises about how good things are going to be next year.
The war continues
Nvidia is in the middle of a legal battle against Samsung and Qualcomm over seven GPU patents. Now a judge has given Samsung and Qualcomm a get out of jail free card over two out of seven patents.
Things got delayed for two years
A year ago Fudzilla revealed that Samsung has been building a mobile GPU. We are still as puzzled about it now as we were then, but there are more confirmations that they should finish it in the 2017 – 2018 timeframe.
Teaming up with Big Blue Power
Big Blue has launched a line of Power processor-based, Linux-tuned machines which are helped out by Nvidia Tesla K80 GPUs.