Custom RX Vega graphics cards coming in late October
Published in Graphics


From most, if not all partners

Despite earlier worrisome rumors that some partners might not be working on custom Radeon RX Vega graphics cards, it appears that most, if not all partners will be launching their custom RX Vega versions in late October/early November.

AMD releases Radeon Software 17.9.3 drivers
Published in Graphics
Thursday, 28 September 2017 13:34

AMD releases Radeon Software 17.9.3 drivers


Optimizations for Total War: Warhammer II and Forza Motorsport 7

AMD has released its latest Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 17.9.3 drivers which bring optimizations for Total War: Warhammer II and Forza Motorsport 7 as well as a couple of bug fixes.

AMD reaches a Pinnacle
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 27 September 2017 10:54

AMD reaches a Pinnacle


Low power 12nm version of Ryzen

AMD has told its partners that it plans to launch in February 2018 an upgraded version of its Ryzen series processors built using a 12nm low-power (12LP) process at Globalfoundries.

G.Skill releases AMD Ryzen optimized memory kits
Published in Memory


Up to 128GB and up to 3200MHz

G.Skill has announced a couple of new Trident Z RGB memory kits which are optimized for AMD's Ryzen and Ryzen Threadripper CPUs, which will be available running at up to 3200MHz and coming in up to 128GB in capacity.

Mixed Radeon RX Vega Crossfire works
Published in Graphics
Friday, 22 September 2017 14:57

Mixed Radeon RX Vega Crossfire works


But only in couple of games

AMD has enabled RX Vega multi-GPU Crossfire with its latest new Radeon Software Crimson ReLive 17.9.2 drivers and it also supports mixed Crossfire, with RX Vega 64 and RX Vega 56, but it only works in a couple of games.

Tesla dumps Nvidia for AMD
Published in Graphics
Friday, 22 September 2017 11:30

Tesla dumps Nvidia for AMD


Wants to develop its own chip

Tesla has delivered a blow to Nvidia’s plans to dominate the AI car industry by abandoning work in Nvidia chips and moving to develop its own.

AMD releases Radeon Software 17.9.2 drivers
Published in Graphics
Friday, 22 September 2017 00:22

AMD releases Radeon Software 17.9.2 drivers


Enables multi-GPU on RX Vega series

AMD has released its latest Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 17.9.2 drivers which bring optimizations for upcoming Project Cars 2 games but, more importantly, enable multi-GPU support for Radeon RX Vega series graphics cards.

MSI's custom RX Vega 64 gets pictured
Published in Graphics
Thursday, 21 September 2017 15:14

MSI's custom RX Vega 64 gets pictured


Not the Gaming Edition

While custom Radeon RX Vega graphics cards have been delayed, it does not mean that partners are not working on their designs and today MSI's custom RX Vega 64 has been spotted online.

AMD moving to GloFo's 12nm LP process in 2018.
Published in Processors
Thursday, 21 September 2017 12:14

AMD moving to GloFo's 12nm LP process in 2018.


Papermaster makes it official

AMD’s CTO Mark Papermaster announced that the company will be moving “graphics and client products” from the Global Foundries14nm LP FinFET process  to the new 12nm LP process in 2018.

China upgrades its supercomputers
Published in Processors
Thursday, 21 September 2017 10:47

China upgrades its supercomputers


ARMs up its Tianhe-1A CPU-GPU hybrid 

The National University of Defense Technology (NUDT) has, boosted the Tianhe-1A CPU-GPU hybrid that was deployed in 2010 with some nice new ARM processors and possibly some Matrix2000 DSP accelerators.