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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
Apparently temperatures Ryzen is a good thing.
AMD has invited a French company called Qarnot to discuss how they're using Ryzen Pro processors to heat homes and offices for free.
AMD CEO steps into RTG
SVP and Chief Architect takes vacation time in Q4
Couple of bug fixes
AMD has released its latest Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 17.9.1 drivers which bring a couple of bug fixes.