A sign of things to come
During its Capsaicin event at the Siggraph 2017 show, AMD brought a well-known overclocker Alva Jonathan, who managed to push the new Threadripper 1950X up to almost 5.2GHz on LN2.
Custom RX Vega 64 Strix coming in September
Asus has been one of the first partners that has announced its own Radeon RX Vega 64 graphics cards, including two reference versions, as well as two RX Vega 64 Strix graphics cards that will be available in early September.
Great for marketing – a nightmare for developers
While the Tame Apple Press has been banging on about the wonderful the design of the new Apple $5 billion HQ , there are signs that it is not good for company developers.
That is only about a dozen phones
Five extremely stupid Romanians carried out a daring raid from a moving truck to steal $590,000 worth of iPhones.
Liked AMD's version so much it thought it would invent it too
AMD attracted a bit of attention when it showed off it external GPU system a while back – so much good press it appeared that Nvidia thought "we should have something like that".
But most GPUs are sold to miners
Lisa Su was asked at Q2'17 investors conference call about the mining market and she was brave enough to say that the company didn’t plan its financials on the mining market boom. This sales tsunami did give AMD a great quarter, but at the expense that plucky gamers could not buy any cards.