Mixed Radeon RX Vega Crossfire works
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But only in couple of games

AMD has enabled RX Vega multi-GPU Crossfire with its latest new Radeon Software Crimson ReLive 17.9.2 drivers and it also supports mixed Crossfire, with RX Vega 64 and RX Vega 56, but it only works in a couple of games.

Tesla dumps Nvidia for AMD
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Wants to develop its own chip

Tesla has delivered a blow to Nvidia’s plans to dominate the AI car industry by abandoning work in Nvidia chips and moving to develop its own.

AMD releases Radeon Software 17.9.2 drivers
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Enables multi-GPU on RX Vega series

AMD has released its latest Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 17.9.2 drivers which bring optimizations for upcoming Project Cars 2 games but, more importantly, enable multi-GPU support for Radeon RX Vega series graphics cards.

MSI's custom RX Vega 64 gets pictured
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Not the Gaming Edition

While custom Radeon RX Vega graphics cards have been delayed, it does not mean that partners are not working on their designs and today MSI's custom RX Vega 64 has been spotted online.

AMD moving to GloFo's 12nm LP process in 2018.
Published in Processors


Papermaster makes it official

AMD’s CTO Mark Papermaster announced that the company will be moving “graphics and client products” from the Global Foundries14nm LP FinFET process  to the new 12nm LP process in 2018.

China upgrades its supercomputers
Published in Processors


ARMs up its Tianhe-1A CPU-GPU hybrid 

The National University of Defense Technology (NUDT) has, boosted the Tianhe-1A CPU-GPU hybrid that was deployed in 2010 with some nice new ARM processors and possibly some Matrix2000 DSP accelerators.

Noctua goes low-profile with new AM4 coolers
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NH-L12S and NH-L9a-AM4 for HTPCs and SFFs

Noctua has unveiled two new low-profile CPU coolers that are actually successors of the earlier available NH-L9a and NH-L12 but now have proper support for AM4 socket and AMD's Ryzen CPUs.

You can buy AOC's curved 32-inch AGON monitor now
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QHD resolution and AMD FreeSync at 144Hz

AOC said that its 32-inch QHD curved AGON AG322QCX monitor is now available in the US, featuring a high refresh rate of 144Hz with AMD FreeSync technology.

Custom RX Vega 64 coming in mid-October
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Custom RX Vega 56 even later

According to a report, it appears that custom Radeon RX Vega 64 graphics cards have been further delayed and we won't see them before mid-October, while custom Radeon RX Vega 56 could come even later.

AMD explains dummy dies in Threadripper CPUs
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Dies are there but can't be enabled

There has been a lot of noise generated regarding the recent discovery that AMD Threadripper CPUs actually have four dies and not two dies and two "substrates" as it was originally believed but, according to AMD's James Prior, these are inactive dies and there is no way to enable them.