AMD rolls out new Radeon Software 16.10.3 hotfix drivers
Published in Graphics


Fixing problems with Titanfall 2 game

AMD has released its latest Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.10.3 hotfix drivers in order to address issues in the new Titanfall 2 game.

MacBook Pro 15 has AMD Polaris 450, 455 and 460
Published in Graphics

Apple signs up for Polaris

Apple has been an "Nvidia free" zone for ages and now it seems that AMD has scored another MacBook Pro 15 design win with its Polaris based Radeon Pro 400 series GPUs. 

AMD reports Q3 2016 earnings
Published in News
Tuesday, 25 October 2016 06:51

AMD reports Q3 2016 earnings


Increased GPU sales offset decline in desktop CPU shipments


Last week, AMD posted its earnings report for Q3 2016, showing a revenue increase of 27 percent over the previous quarter and up 23 percent year-over-year.

AMD lops off $10 as Nvidia spoiler
Published in Graphics
Monday, 24 October 2016 12:08

AMD lops off $10 as Nvidia spoiler


Because a single Hamilton makes all the difference

AMD has lopped $10 off the price of most of its cards in an attempt to spoil the release of Nvidia’s new GeForce GTX 1050 and GTX 1050 Ti graphics cards.

AMD may be working on a cut down RX 470 graphics card
Published in Graphics


To compete with Nvidia's latest GTX 1050 Ti

According to a couple of reports, it seems that AMD is working on a couple of  cut down versions of its Polaris 10 Ellesmere GPU that should put additional pressure on Nvidia's recently released GTX 1050 Ti and GTX 1050 graphics cards.

AMD rolls out Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.10.2 hotfix
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New drivers for latest and upcoming games

AMD has released  its latest Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.10.2 hotfix drivers which feature optimizations for some of the new and upcoming games, including Battlefield 1 and Civilization VI, as well as a new Crossfire profile and some bug fixes.

European Union judge wants review of Intel monopoly case
Published in Processors


Intel might get into play a "get out of jail free" card

Intel might get the $1.4 billion anti-trust fine it paid to the EU in 2009 back after a top European Union judge recommended that the case be reviewed.

AMD plans new VR projects
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 19 October 2016 10:54

AMD plans new VR projects


Pushing Polaris

In a bid to push its Polaris chip, AMD has launched several new VR projects.

AMD rumoured to be revising Polaris
Published in Graphics
Monday, 17 October 2016 14:31

AMD rumoured to be revising Polaris


RUMOUR 50 percent improvement per watt

While no-one had  expected much from AMD before Vega in the next few months, it appears the outfit is going to ship revised versions of the Polaris 10 and 11 graphics chips.

Zen to have some important security features
Published in News


Hack this chip and Yog-Sothoth eats your soul

Intel had been working to bake in security into micrprocessors, but it seems that effort has drawn to a close with the selloff of its security division into a revamped McAfee company. Now AMD appears to be taking up the idea.