Nvidia falling behind AMD in gaming refresh
Published in News


Analyst claims RX change was better than Pascal


MKM analyst Ian Ing claims that AMD’s recent gaming refresh was better done than Nvidia’s.

Microsoft to delay Surface Pro 5
Published in Mobiles


Wants to get Kaby Lake

It is beginning to look like the technology industry has written off 2016 as an annus horribilis and is only thinking about 2017. Microsoft has decided to delay its Surface Pro 5 from late 2016 to 2017 possibly so that it is not cursed.

Inventory issues as Intel and AMD delay CPU releases
Published in Processors


New platforms not until January

We have been expecting Intel and AMD to release their new generation CPU’s by the end of the year, but now it looks like we will not see them until Janaury.

AMD also rolls out new Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.6.1 drivers
Published in Graphics


Mirror's Edge Catalyst support and couple of fixes

Following the launch of EA's new Mirror's Edge Catalyst game, AMD has released its newest Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.6.1 drivers, which, in addition to optimizations for a couple of games, also bring a couple of bug fixes.

Apple 2016 laptops will have AMD GPUs
Published in Graphics


Exclusive:
Nvidia snubbed as Apple goes AMD

It looks like Nvidia is not getting a look inside the marketing powerhouse which is the Apple Walled Garden of Delights .

Intel does not think you need a GPU for HPC
Published in Graphics


Nvidia is losing ground to the coprocessor

Nvidia might have scored a few wins by touting its GPU’s in the HPC market, but it is starting to lose ground to the co-processor, according to Intel’s Diane Bryant.

AMD Radeon RX 480 CrossFire rendering differently vs GTX 1080
Published in Graphics


May be an optimization issue


On Tuesday, AMD unveiled Radeon RX 480, the first graphics card in its tenth-generation Radeon lineup, based on 14nm FinFET Polaris architecture, and already some critics have claimed that some aspects of the benchmark are not giving an accurate presentation of CrossFireX performance when tested against Nvidia's high-end Geforce GTX 1080.

AMD Radeon begins its tenth-generation with Radeon RX 480
Published in Graphics


Polaris 10, available June 29th

Ahead of its evening keynote at Computex 2016, AMD graphics chief Raja Koduri has just introduced what we used to call "Polaris". The company has decided on branding its tenth-generation graphics lineup the Radeon RX 400 Series, beginning first with the Radeon RX 480.

Zen comes to desktops first
Published in Processors


Server follows, then notebook


At the Q and A session after AMD's press conference, company CEO Lisa Su just confirmed that desktop Zen x86 chips are the first products to arrive for consumers. These will be followed by a server lineup, then a notebook lineup.

AMD CEO Lisa SU shows Zen at Computex 2016
Published in Processors


It runs Windows, renders 4K videos and samples

AMD has just announced its upcoming Zen x86 core that delivers 40 percent more IPC from the current generation.
Company CEO Lisa Su pointed out that Summit Ridge is the new core codename, and that Zen is alive, on track and the introduction video played was rendered on a Zen processor.