AMD inks a new deal with GloFlo
Published in Processors
Thursday, 01 September 2016 12:51

AMD inks a new deal with GloFlo


They are still friends

Dispite AMD's deals with other foundries, it seems the fabless chip maker is still a litte too contractly close with GlobalFoundries. AMD announced it is making another payment to GlobalFoundries, precisely because of those other deals.

New Intel and AMD chips will only support Windows 10
Published in Processors


Update or nothing new

Buried in the announcement of the new Kaby Lake (seventh-generation) processors and a rash of incoming notebooks set to use them is the confirmation that it will have a Windows 10 future.

AMD sees VR and AR as a good bet
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 30 August 2016 11:54

AMD sees VR and AR as a good bet


Might pull its nadgers out of the fire

AMD is talking about how it is life might be becoming easier thanks to the rise of virtual reality (VR).

Leaked slides warn of Vega delays
Published in Graphics
Monday, 29 August 2016 14:30

Leaked slides warn of Vega delays


May not be here until the first half of 2017

A batch of slides from an AMD investor presentation suggests that the outfit has put the brakes on Vega cards for the enthusiast market.

AMD gets its 101st FreeSync customer
Published in Graphics
Friday, 26 August 2016 13:57

AMD gets its 101st FreeSync customer

Y27F curved monitor comes from Lenovo

AMD has announced that Lenovo has released the Y27F Curved gaming monitor based around FreeSync.

Samsung delays GDDR6
Published in Graphics
Friday, 26 August 2016 11:49

Samsung delays GDDR6


Two years away now

Samsung has put the brakes on its release of GDDR6 memory.

New Alienware machines powered by Polaris
Published in Graphics
Thursday, 25 August 2016 14:10

New Alienware machines powered by Polaris


From Radeon RX 480 GPUs to Radeon R9 M470X.

Gaming PC brand Alienware has released a range of new machines based around AMD’s new Polaris GPUs.

AMD gains market share in a decreasing add-in board market
Published in Graphics


Jon Peddie Research looks at the numbers

Number crunchers working for Jon Peddie Research (JPR), the industry's research and consulting firm for graphics and multimedia have noted that during the second quarter AMD gained market share in the add-in board (AIB) market.

Nvidia shows off Pascal100 dyed green
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 24 August 2016 14:15

Nvidia shows off Pascal100 dyed green


It isnt easy being green

Nvidia presented the Hot Chips show with a close-up of its Pascal GP100 die – stained green so we can see the details.

AMD bundles Deus Ex: Mankind Divided with some CPUs
Published in Games


Still no word on graphics cards

We already knew that AMD was one of the launch partners for the new Deus Ex: Mankind Divided game and it appears it will be bundled with some of AMD's hot FX-series CPUs.