AMD Kaveri refresh is Godavari
Published in Processors
Thursday, 29 January 2015 10:57

AMD Kaveri refresh is Godavari


100 MHz faster, Computex-ish launch

We have reported that Kaveri gets a desktop refresh but apparently due to ambient noise at the noisy CES, we didn’t catch the right name. 

AMD fights GTX 960 with R9 280/285
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 27 January 2015 10:12

AMD fights GTX 960 with R9 280/285


Geforce GTX 960 faces stiff competition

Last week was all about the Geforce GTX 960 launch and we had a chance to take a closer look at this Maxwell GPU from Nvidia. 

Details emerge on AMD Summit Ridge 14nm parts
Published in Processors


Zen in more ways than one

AMD’s first 14nm processors are codenamed Summit Ridge and they are reportedly based on an all-new architecture dubbed Zen.

AMD Fiji XT-based R9 380X to launch in Q2
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 21 January 2015 17:24

AMD Fiji XT-based R9 380X to launch in Q2


With 4GB of High-Bandwidth Memory and 4096 SPs

According to a fresh set of rumors, it appears that we might see AMD's next-generation Radeon R9 380X, based on Fiji XT GPU, as early as Q2 2015.

AMD Carrizo launch in Q2 2015
Published in Notebooks
Wednesday, 21 January 2015 13:03

AMD Carrizo launch in Q2 2015


AMD CEO confirms


AMD released its earnings today and one cool question came up about the upcoming Carrizo mobile APU. 

AMD Free Sync works well in real world
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 20 January 2015 10:54

AMD Free Sync works well in real world


BenQ, Samsung & LG monitors coming soon


We had a chance to see a demo of AMD FreeSync, a new DisplayPort 1.2 standard that gets rid of screen tearing in games. 

AMD shows off facial recognition search
Published in News
Friday, 16 January 2015 11:54

AMD shows off facial recognition search


Organise your video collection

AMD has developed facial recognition technology to enable users to organize and search video clips based on the people featured in them.

AMD's Fiji GPU graphics card to feature High-Bandwidth Memory
Published in Graphics


The Radeon R9 380X coming with HBM

New evidence coming from two LinkedIn profiles of AMD employees suggest that AMD's upcoming Radeon R9 380X graphics card which is expected to be based on the Fiji GPU will actually use High-Bandwidth Memory.

AMD has Kaveri refresh for desktops
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 14 January 2015 10:31

AMD has Kaveri refresh for desktops


DeKaveri we heard


We have learned yet another thing about AMD in 2015. The publicly discussed the Carrizo APU that is coming to All-in-Ones and notebooks in the second half of 2015, but many punters have been wondering what is happening on the desktop front. 

AMD executive reshuffle raises questions
Published in News
Tuesday, 13 January 2015 17:08

AMD executive reshuffle raises questions


As chipmaker looks forward to 2016

Just weeks after he made a splashing video and comments about the upcoming Carrizo APU, John Byrne is leaving AMD. He has been working as Senior Vice President and new General Manager of AMD Computing & Graphics Business Unit, reporting directly to the Lisa Su, the new CEO.