AMD opens up the GPU
Published in Graphics
27 January 2016

AMD opens up the GPU


Nicolas Thibieroz announces GPUOpen


AMD’s top gaming guy Nicolas Thibieroz is starting to open up GPU technology to make sure the technology evolves.

Zen not arriving until the end of the Year
Published in Processors


And only at the high end

While AMD fanboys expect Zen to arrive and cause Intel to immediately surrender its stonking market lead, it seems that it will not be saving the company’s bacon until next year.

Nvidia puts more of its deep learning under the bonnet of cars
Published in News


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Nvidia is applying all that it knows about deep learning to enable autonomous vehicles.

Intel claims most don’t need a GPU
Published in Graphics


Integrated graphics have nearly  caught up

Chipzilla claims that casual or mainstream gamers no longer need a discrete graphics card, because integrated graphics have nearly caught up.

Polaris GPUs are shipping
Published in Processors


Sooner than expected

While AMD recently announced its fourth generation GCN architecture, known as Polaris, at the CES 2016, it was keeping quiet on a launch date.

Nvidia faces "favorable" GPU trends going into 2016
Published in Graphics


Strong performance in 2015 due to gaming segment

According to a latest report from MKM Partners, Nvidia's target stock price should rise due to an increase in gameing segment revenue.

Vulkan 1.0 update delayed
Published in Graphics


The needs of the few outweighed the needs of the many

The people behind Vulkan, the new generation, open standard API for high-efficiency access to graphics and compute on modern GPUs, have admitted that they are having a few problems.

Samsung's GPU project slows
Published in Graphics


A laa dee dee, a one two three its Samsung's Larrabee

A while ago Fudzilla reported that Samsung has been working hard  making its own, in house GPU, but it is starting to look like things are not working well in the mix and there have been a few delays.

GDDR5, GDDR6 rule 2016 GPUs
Published in Graphics


Exclusive: Highest end are HBM 2.0, GDDR6, GDDR5X

AMD over-hyped the new  High Bandwidth Memory standard and now the second generation HBM 2.0 is coming in 2016. However it looks like most of GPUs shipped in this year will still rely on the older GDDR5.

Apple building its own  GPU
Published in Graphics


Exclusive: 
Quietly working behind the scenes

The Fruity cargo cult Apple has been quietly working behind the scenes to create its own GPU, Fudzilla can reveal.