AMD releases new FX-6330 Black Edition CPU
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 15 December 2015 16:31

AMD releases new FX-6330 Black Edition CPU


32nm Piledriver architecture and 3.6/4.2GHz clocks

AMD has silently launched its new FX-6330 Black Edition six-core CPU which is currently available only in the APAC region.

AMD spotted flogging 4GB versions of R9 390 and R9 390X
Published in Graphics


At least in China

Chinese retailers appear to be selling AMD Radeon R9 390 and R9 390X with 4GB of memory.

ARM and Nokia want TCP/IP rewrite
Published in News
Monday, 14 December 2015 11:24

ARM and Nokia want TCP/IP rewrite


Needs to be faster

Nokia and ARM want to spruce up the TCP/IP stack to make it better suited to networks that need to operate at high speed and/or low latency.

Micron offers 2X GDDR5 Speed in 2016
Published in Graphics
Friday, 11 December 2015 12:37

Micron offers 2X GDDR5 Speed in 2016


Updatad: The next generation

Micron has promised to launch a new kind of memory that is twice the speed of mainstreams GDDR5 . This will be released during 2016 and will be company's answer to HBM.

Asetek loses its cool over AMD Fury
Published in Graphics
Monday, 07 December 2015 11:13

Asetek loses its cool over AMD Fury


Cease and Desist could create shortage


Liquid cooler supplier Asetek is furious over AMD’s liquid-cooled R9 Fury X and had its lawyers rattle off a cease and desist order.

Raja Koduri snatches Scott Wasson from The Tech Report
Published in News


Radeon Technologies Group getting reinforcements

Scott Wasson, the founder of a well known and respected tech site The Tech Report, is retiring from the site and going to AMD, where he will be a part of Radeon Technologies Group led by Raja Koduri.

Nvidia screws up drivers
Published in Graphics
Thursday, 03 December 2015 10:53

Nvidia screws up drivers


AMD off the hook

While Nvidia fanboys were mocking AMD’s Crimson driver cock-up for causing its chips to catch fire, it seems that their own beloved GPU maker was having a driver crisis of its own.

AMD promotes Michael Mantor to Corporate Fellow
Published in News
Wednesday, 02 December 2015 22:17

AMD promotes Michael Mantor to Corporate Fellow


Well known graphics architect

AMD has announced the appointment of graphics and parallel compute architect Michael Mantor to AMD Corporate Fellow position for his demonstration of leadership in graphics engineering.

AMD launches new low-profile FirePro W4300 professional card
Published in Graphics


The FirePro W5100 in a low-profile form-factor

AMD has launched its latest addition to the FirePro professional graphics card lineup, the low-profile FirePro W4300 based on the Bonaire GPU.

AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition update now available
Published in Graphics


Fix for fan issues and few new improvements

As promised yesterday, AMD's updated version of the Radeon Software Crimson Edition with Radeon Software 15.11.1 drivers is now available for download.