AMD to brand its next-gen as Radeon RX Vega
Published in Graphics


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


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


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


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


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.

AMD Ryzen 7 1800X breaks Cinebench R15 record
Published in Processors


Hits 5.2GHz on LN2

Although the screenshot was only leaked on Youtube and quickly removed, it appears that AMD Ryzen 7 1800X is quite an overclocker, hitting 5.2GHz on LN2, which was also enough to break Cinebench R15 multi-thread record.

AMD shows Radeon Vega logo at its press tech day
Published in Graphics


Not available in the official video

During its tech day press event held yesterday, AMD has accidently revealed the Radeon Vega logo, which was not available in the official video.

AMD releases new Radeon Software ReLive 17.2.1 WHQL driver
Published in Graphics


Game Ready driver for Sniper Elite 4 and For Honor

AMD has released a WHQL-certified version of its Radeon Software Crimson ReLive edition 17.2.1 driver which brings support for Sniper Elite 4 and For Honor games as well as fixes some bugs.

Intel ponders AMD's Ryzen challenge
Published in Processors


10nm Cannon lake and price drops are the answer

AMD had a big day with its Ryzen launch which is the most important for AMD for years. Many didn’t believe it would even happen, but AMD has a product that competes with Intel’s fastest chips. Now, one might wonder what Intel is planning to counter it and we have a few ideas.