AMD preparing boxed-versions of Ryzen 7 1800X/1700X
Published in Processors


Coming with Wraith Max cooler

AMD launched its flagship Ryzen 7 SKUs as WOF (without fan-heatsink) boxed packages but according to the latest report, it appears that boxed versions of those SKUs with Wraith Max cooler are coming soon.

New Intel, AMD and Nvidia products not helping industry
Published in Motherboards


Motherboard makers still miserable


Despite the fact that the big three chipmakers are coming up with new products, motherboard makers are continuing to see reduced shipments, which suggest that none of them are expected to have stellar sales.

AMD releases Radeon Software ReLive 17.3.3 driver
Published in Graphics


With optimizations for Mass Effect: Andromeda

Following the launch of Bioware's Mass Effect: Andromeda game, AMD has released its latest Radeon Software Crimson ReLive 17.3.3 driver, which features all the optimizations for the game as well as fixes some minor problems.

MSI announces A-XMP technology for AMD Ryzen
Published in Motherboards


To bring better Ryzen memory compatibility

MSI has announced the new A-XMP technology for its AM4 motherboards that promises to bring better memory compatibility as well as allow higher frequency DDR4 memory kits to work with new Ryzen CPUs.

AMD’s Linux GPU patches seven Vega 10s
Published in Graphics


40,000 lines of code changed

AMD has issued 100 Linux GPU patches for seven of its Vega 10 GPUs.

AMD confirms Ryzen screen freeze fix
Published in Processors


BIOS changes will be issued to Motherboard makers

AMD has confirmed why FMA3 code is causing system hangs on PCs using a new Ryzen desktop processor.

More AMD Radeon 500 series details tip up
Published in Graphics


New 14nm LPP process and new Polaris 20 GPUs

It appears that AMD's upcoming Radeon 500 series will indeed be based on current Polaris GPU architecture but will also be moving to a new 14nm LPP manufacturing process and bring new Polaris 12, Polaris 20 and Polaris 21 GPUs.

AMD rumours abound over the weekend
Published in Motherboards


Must be something in the water


The weekend saw a sudden stirring in the rumour mill centred on AMD working on Zen-based high end desktops processors and motherboards.

Blurry Radeon RX Vega spotted online
Published in Graphics


White backplate and not much more

A blurry picture has leaked online showing what should be a reference version of the upcoming AMD Radeon RX Vega graphics card.

AMD officially announces Ryzen 5 CPU lineup
Published in Processors


Shows more Ryzen 5 1600X performance details

AMD has now officially announced the launch date of its Ryzen 5 series CPUs that will be based on its new Zen CPU architecture and using the same AM4 platform. The Ryzen 5 lineup will be available in six- and quad-core SKU, completely unlocked and with enabled SMT (simultaneous multi-threading).