AMD officially launches Mobile Ryzen, Zen meets Vega
Published in Processors


Ryzen 7 2700U and Ryzen 5 2500U chips

AMD has now made its Mobile Ryzen platform official, matching its Zen CPU architecture with Vega GPU architecture on a single die. The Mobile Ryzen lineup will start with two SKUs, Ryzen 7 2700U and the Ryzen 5 2500U, coming to notebooks and possibly other similar devices during the holiday season.

Asus ROG RX Vega 64 Strix Gaming OC detailed
Published in Graphics
Thursday, 19 October 2017 11:43

Asus ROG RX Vega 64 Strix Gaming OC detailed


A minor factory overclock

Asus was one of the first AIB partners that announced custom Radeon RX Vega graphics cards but now that the specifications are finally out, it appears that RX Vega 64 does not have a lot of room for a factory overclock.

AMD RTG exec takes leave of absence
Published in News
Tuesday, 12 September 2017 23:04

AMD RTG exec takes leave of absence


AMD CEO steps into RTG

SVP and Chief Architect takes vacation time in Q4

AMD RX Vega 56 can be flashed with Vega 64 BIOS
Published in Graphics


Performance boost without unlocking stream processors

Now that the RX Vega 56 is selling, it was just a matter of time before someone at least tried to flash it with a Radeon RX Vega 64 BIOS. While it might not unlock the disabled stream processors, the flashing does bring impressive performance improvements.

AMD loses $100+ on every Vega
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 30 August 2017 09:11

AMD loses $100+ on every Vega


Sold at Suggested Etail Price

Our industry sources have confirmed to Fudzilla that AMD loses at least $100 on every Vega 64 card it sells at its $499 Suggested Etail Price (SEP).

AMD claims good RX Vega 56 supply
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 29 August 2017 06:00

AMD claims good RX Vega 56 supply


Market proves otherwise

AMD gave us a surprise call to confirm that the Radeon RX Vega 56 has launched and the company is working to fix the supply issues. It is already shipping and working hard to supply more Vega 56 and 64 cards. The demand has been overwhelming.

AMD Vega Mobile GPUs spotted in benchmarks
Published in Graphics


Radeon Vega Mobile in Raven Ridge APUs

While AMD is trying to get its RX Vega desktop graphics cards to the market, its Radeon Vega Mobile GPUs have been spotted in Kishonti's CompuBench and GFXBench benchmarks.

AMD releases Radeon Software 18.0 drivers
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 15 August 2017 21:56

AMD releases Radeon Software 18.0 drivers


In case you managed to snatch a Vega-based graphics card

If you are one of the very few lucky ones that managed to get a Vega-based Radeon RX Vega 64 graphics card -  which is quite a feat - you might want to download the official Vega drivers that were released recently, the AMD Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 18.0.

AMD RX Vega 64 and RX Vega 56 finally reviewed
Published in Graphics


Review roundup: Matches GTX 1080/1070 but with a high TDP

AMD has finally launched its first consumer-oriented graphics cards based on the new Vega GPU, the Radeon RX Vega 64 and the Radeon RX Vega 56. With reviews finally going live, it appears that AMD has managed to match GTX 1080/1070 performance in some scenarios but at a much lower performance per Watt.

AMD RX Vega 64/56 cards close to GTX 1080/1070
Published in Graphics


Waiting for the final driver

According to our sources, the performances of AMD's upcoming RX Vega 64 and RX Vega 56 graphics cards are close to Nvidia Geforce GTX 1080 and GTX 1070.