AMD releasing Whitehaven in May
Published in Processors
Friday, 12 May 2017 11:58

AMD releasing Whitehaven in May


Named after a place famous for its drive by shootings


AMD is expected to unveil the 16-core, 32-thread 'Whitehaven' CPU, at Computex in Taipei at the end of May.

AMD quad-core Raven Ridge APU spotted
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 10 May 2017 12:11

AMD quad-core Raven Ridge APU spotted


Zen-based CPU with possible Vega-based GPU

An unnamed AMD Raven Ridge APU has been spotted in SiSoftware database showing a few more details about the upcoming Zen-based APU from AMD.

AMD’s Ryzen 5 one of the best chip products
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New user survey show users very happy with it


A first impression survey by 3DCenter shows that AMD's Ryzen 5 processors are the best CPU product launch since it started doing these surveys seven years ago.

AMD preparing new Ryzen AGESA update
Published in Motherboards
Monday, 08 May 2017 12:06

AMD preparing new Ryzen AGESA update


For improved DDR4 memory support

AMD is apparently going to release a new Ryzen AGESA update for AM4 motherboards which should further improve memory support.

AMD releases Radeon Software 17.5.1 driver
Published in Graphics


Performance improvements for Prey

AMD and its Radeon Technologies Group have released their latest Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 17.5.1 driver, which brings performance improvements and optimizations for Bethesda's newest Prey game based on CryEngine.

Possible Vega GPU details revealed in Linux driver
Published in Graphics


Similar to Fiji GPU

A big update to the Digital Rendering Manger (DRM) in Linux 4.12 kernel, which adds initial Radeon Vega support, has left us with possible specifications for that same upcoming AMD flagship GPU.

AMD says Vega is on track for launch in Q2
Published in Graphics


Alleged benchmark result shows up

During its Q1 2017 financial call, AMD has confirmed that its Vega GPU architecture is still on track for Q2 launch, which means it should be launched by the end June.

AMD revenues jump
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 02 May 2017 10:46

AMD revenues jump


Margins still a little low


AMD reported an 18.3 percent jump in quarterly revenue but the chipmaker's second quarter gross margins forecast raised some concerns.

AMD releases Radeon Software 17.4.4 driver
Published in Graphics
Thursday, 27 April 2017 16:01

AMD releases Radeon Software 17.4.4 driver


With Dawn of War III optimizations and bug fixes

AMD has released its latest Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 17.4.4 driver which brings optimizations for Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III as well as a couple of bug fixes.

AMD Ryzen giving Intel a kicking in the Durbans
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South Africa sales doing well

While AMD is a long way behind Intel in most past of the world now Ryzen is out it is starting to give Chipzilla a run for its money – at least in South Africa.