Polaris GPUs are shipping
Published in Processors
Monday, 11 January 2016 11:21

Polaris GPUs are shipping


Sooner than expected

While AMD recently announced its fourth generation GCN architecture, known as Polaris, at the CES 2016, it was keeping quiet on a launch date.

AMD is so proud of its stock cooler that it is demoing it
Published in Motherboards


Wraith might make only a spectral appearance 

Most stock CPU coolers are junked when the chip is delivered and replaced with something which is a little more sexy and does not sound like a B52 taking off.

Investors get bullish about AMD
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 06 January 2016 12:46

Investors get bullish about AMD


Shares trading well

Over the Christmas break AMD experienced some brisk trading in its shares indicating that the cocaine nose jobs of Wall Street think the company will stir to life this year.

AMD official introduces 14nm Polaris architecture
Published in Graphics


We saw it running

AMD thinks that first week of 2016 is the right time to introduce the next generation 14nm architecture which is codenamed Polaris.

Carrizo APU will go Zen this year
Published in News
Monday, 04 January 2016 12:20

Carrizo APU will go Zen this year


AMD roadmap leaked onto Twitter

An AMD roadmap which has been leaked onto Twitter shows 2015's Carrizo APUs will be followed up by Zen APUs sometime this year.

AMD claims 2016 will be “the year of high-end CPUs”
Published in News


Company receives “neutral” stock rating to end 2015

According to a recent report from MKM Partners, chip manufacturing giant AMD has received a “neutral” stock rating to end 2015, citing “mild pricing trends.”The rating suggests that the stock is expected to perform in line with the expected returns of the market.

AMD Polaris slide leaked
Published in Graphics
Thursday, 31 December 2015 11:21

AMD Polaris slide leaked


Heading for the Radeon 400 series

Korean tech site HardwareBattle has leaked an AMD presentation slide which refers to Polaris as the fourth generation of GCN.

AMD confirms dual-GPU Gemini graphics card delay
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 23 December 2015 14:55

AMD confirms dual-GPU Gemini graphics card delay


Wants to align it with VR headsets

We already wrote that AMD has delayed its dual-GPU Fiji-based graphics card, codename Gemini, from its earlier late 2015 launch date, AMD has now confirmed it, adding VR headsets late launch as the reason behind the delay.

Samsung to manufacture GPUs for AMD
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 22 December 2015 21:36

Samsung to manufacture GPUs for AMD


Greenland in 2016 claims ETNews

Korean ETNews believes that AMD will start manufacturing high-end Greenland GPUs in Samsung factories in the second quarter of 2016. 

AMD releases new Radeon Software 15.12 Crimson Edition drivers update
Published in Graphics


Brings a couple of game improvements

AMD has released a new WHQL-certified update for its Radeon Software Crimson Edition drivers, which includes a couple of game fixes and improvements, the Radeon Software Crimson Edition 15.12 WHQL.