AMD tinkers with Ryzen
Published in Processors


Improves virtualisation and DRAM


AMD is about to release a microcode update for its Ryzen processors which boosts virtualisation and allows manual configuration of 26 additional dynamic RAM (DRAM) parameters to let modules be run outside of JEDEC.

AMD focuses on Zen X86 this year
Published in Processors


K12 ARM future unconfirmed

We're not sure if many people caught the fact that in last week's financial analyst update, AMD didn’t mention anything about the K12 and future ARM server products. We reached out and asked it for a comment. 

AMD 7nm server plans detailed
Published in Processors


Zen 2 aka Rome aka Starship 7nm

In June 2016 Fudzilla exclusively wrote that AMD will do a 7nm follow up architecture for its data center / server. It may have taken its time, but AMD confirmed this last week. 

AMD manages high yields on Ryzen
Published in Processors


More than 80 per cent


The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn which claims that AMD’s 14nm manufacturing process has a yield of 80 percent.

More light shed on Intel's Radeon powered CPU
Published in Graphics


Update: Chipzilla is licensing AMD's graphics 

Our original story about Intel licensing AMD graphics created quite an impact, with shock, horror and disbelief from the Intel, AMD and Nvidia types.   

AMD launches Radeon RX 560 without much fuss
Published in Graphics


Fully enabled Polaris 11 GPU with 1024 SPs

Although we knew about it for quite some time, AMD has now officially unveiled its Radeon RX 560 graphics card, which comes with a fully-enabled Polaris 11 GPU and up to 4GB of GDDR5 memory.

Asus leaks more Ryzen 3 1200 details
Published in Processors


Still coming in Q3 2017

While AMD is happily selling Ryzen 7 and Ryzen 5 CPUs and has announced the Ryzen Threadripper series, there is not much information about the Ryzen 3 lineup, other than it is expected to launch in Q3 2017.

AMD's 7nm data centre roads lead to Rome
Published in Processors


The Zen 2-based, Zen 3 will be called Milan

AMD has presented a long-term 7nm roadmap and the new codenames for the server products have an Italian theme.

AMD shows off Radeon Vega Frontier Edition
Published in Graphics


Vega for scientists, engineers, and designers

Raja Koduri, Senior Vice President and Chief Architect of RTG, took to the stage at the 2017 Financial Analyst Day and showed the new Vega Frontier Edition graphics card. This Vega is made for data scientists, immersion engineers, and product designers.

AMD announces Mobile Ryzen
Published in Notebooks


Has Vega graphics inside

Jim Anderson, Senior Vice President and General Manager for Computing and Graphics Business Group at AMD, has announced the mobile Ryzen.