AMD Ryzen 5 APU spotted in HP Envy x360 notebook
Published in Processors


Quad-core CPU with Radeon Vega M graphics

According to a leak coming directly from HP's datasheet, AMD Zen-based APUs are just around the corner with Ryzen 5 2500U APU that comes with a quad-core CPU part and Radeon Vega M graphics.

AMD preparing AGESA 1.0.0.7 update
Published in Motherboards
Tuesday, 17 October 2017 12:01

AMD preparing AGESA 1.0.0.7 update


Better support for future CPUs

According to the latest report, it appears that AMD is hard at work on its new AGESA 1.0.0.7 update which should pave the way for upcoming AM4 processors, like the Raven Ridge APUs and the Pinnacle Ridge CPUs.

Intel might have a tough 8th generation Core sell
Published in Processors


Users can’t spot the difference

While Intel fanboys can tell you in detail about how cool Intel’s eighth generation chips are, analysts are noting that Chipzilla might have a tough time selling the difference.

AMD releases Radeon Software 17.10.1 driver
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 10 October 2017 23:41

AMD releases Radeon Software 17.10.1 driver


Optimizations for a couple of games

AMD has released its latest Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 17.10.1 driver which brings optimizations for a couple of upcoming games as well as a few fixes.

Asus' ROG Strix B350-I mini-ITX motherboard spotted
Published in Motherboards


Small Ryzen motherboard with plenty of features

We have seen a couple of AM4 mini-ITX form-factor motherboards recently and the latest one spotted in shops is the Asus ROG Strix B350-I, based on the cheaper B350 chipset.

Ryzen 5 prices are falling
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 04 October 2017 14:11

Ryzen 5 prices are falling


Under £200 for a top of the line

The price of AMD's top-of-the-line AMD Ryzen 5 microprocessor has fallen to below £200 and is cheaper than the cut price Ryzen 5 1600.

AMD brags about Forza Motorsport 7 optimizations
Published in Graphics


Radeon Software 17.9.3 driver offers 4K 60FPS on RX 580

After an initial report that AMD Radeon series graphics cards, especially the RX Vega series, are offering great performance in Forza Motorsport 7 game, AMD has now officially started to brag about it, saying that it offers 4K 60FPS gameplay on RX 580 graphics card.

AMD announces Embedded Radeon E9170 series
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 03 October 2017 22:17

AMD announces Embedded Radeon E9170 series


Based on Polaris GPU

AMD said its newest Embedded Radeon E9170 series GPUs  will be based on the well-known Polaris GPU and come in multiple form factors aimed at embedded applications.

AMD Radeon RX Vega bares its teeth in Forza Motorsport 7
Published in Graphics


Optimization at its best

AMD has apparently done a hell of a job optimizing its drivers for Forza Motorsport 7 game as its Radeon RX Vega 64 and Vega 56 graphics cards managed to beat Nvidia's GTX 1080 Ti and GTX 1080.

Zen 2 shapes up for 2019
Published in Processors
Saturday, 30 September 2017 20:11

Zen 2 shapes up for 2019


12nm after 2018 and 7nm for 2019

It looks like it will be 12nm for RyZen's successor in early 2018 and in 2019 AMD is planning Zen's 2 core 7nm based Matisse follow up