Vega-based Radeon lineup gets a name
During its GDC 2017 "Capsaicin and Cream" event that was live earlier today, AMD revealed a few more details regarding its upcoming Vega GPU as well as announcing the name of its next-gen graphics card lineup, simply called the Radeon RX Vega.
Shows Ryzen 7 running with DDR4-3400
There have been plenty of unconfirmed rumors recently saying that AMD's upcoming Ryzen CPUs and AM4 motherboards could have support problems with high-frequency RAM, but the latest screenshot from AMD completely debunks them.
Yep it really is going to be competition
There are signs that Intel is scared of AMD's new Ryzen and is slashing prices on its chips in a bid to take it on a bit.
Crossfire works on B350 as well
According to the latest detailed specifications of the upcoming AMD socket AM4 motherboards, it appears that only the high-end X370 chipset will actually support Nvidia SLI while Crossfire will also be available on mid-range B350 chipset motherboards.
Q2 for Ryzen 5 and 2H 2017 for Ryzen 3
It seems that we will have to wait a bit for the rest of the Ryzen lineup as, according to AMD, six-core and quad-core parts will be coming sometime in the second quarter and the second half of this year.
All three SKUs and plenty of motherboards
Newegg.com has lived up to AMD's announcement and has put up all three Ryzen CPU SKUs as well as plenty of motherboards for pre-order.
Hits 5.2GHz on LN2
Although the screenshot was only leaked on Youtube and quickly removed, it appears that AMD Ryzen 7 1800X is quite an overclocker, hitting 5.2GHz on LN2, which was also enough to break Cinebench R15 multi-thread record.
Not available in the official video
During its tech day press event held yesterday, AMD has accidently revealed the Radeon Vega logo, which was not available in the official video.
Game Ready driver for Sniper Elite 4 and For Honor
AMD has released a WHQL-certified version of its Radeon Software Crimson ReLive edition 17.2.1 driver which brings support for Sniper Elite 4 and For Honor games as well as fixes some bugs.
10nm Cannon lake and price drops are the answer
AMD had a big day with its Ryzen launch which is the most important for AMD for years. Many didn’t believe it would even happen, but AMD has a product that competes with Intel’s fastest chips. Now, one might wonder what Intel is planning to counter it and we have a few ideas.