AMD Fiji is significantly faster than GTX 980
Published in Graphics


At TDPs superior to Radeon 290X Hawaii

AMD’s Fiji is probably to most anticipated GPU since the introduction of Hawaii GPU some 18 months ago and the High Bandwidth Memory is something that AMD gets to launch first. 

AMD Athlon X4 840 renders FM2+ platform even cheaper
Published in Processors


65W, 3.1GHz quad-core 

The new AMD Athlon X4 840 is all about value and should make the transition to FM2+ cheaper, provided you don’t need integrated graphics.

China’s console policy should help AMD
Published in News
Thursday, 12 March 2015 08:18

China’s console policy should help AMD


In the long run at least

China’s decision to lift an age old ban on the sale of game consoles is bound to benefit AMD in the long run. 

AMD FreeSync monitors now available in select regions
Published in Graphics


Driver coming on March 19

While AMD FreeSync capable monitors are now available in select regions, AMD has given a short update regarding it saying that the FreeSync driver will be coming on March 19th. 

AMD to show off R9 300 series at Computex
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 10 March 2015 12:09

AMD to show off R9 300 series at Computex


Rumour mill turns

The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn that AMD is getting ready to drop its kimono and expose the R9 300 series at Computex. 

MediaTek to license AMD graphics
Published in Graphics
Monday, 09 March 2015 09:16

MediaTek to license AMD graphics

For high-end SoCs

One of the hottest things we learned at the Mobile World Congress is that MediaTek is working with AMD on mobile SoC graphics.

AMD hopes 15% of servers will be ARM-based
Published in Processors
Thursday, 05 March 2015 07:51

AMD hopes 15% of servers will be ARM-based

 

By 2019 says, CFO

AMD definitely plans to win back some market share in the server space with ARM-based chips. 

AMD hopes for $1bn more revenue from semicustoms in 2016
Published in Processors


New designs signed and coming

AMD is hoping it can ramp up production of semicustom chips and boost revenue in the long run. 

AMD says the future of Mantle is DirectX 12
Published in Graphics


Focus on DirectX 12 instead

It looks like the Mantle API developed by AMD is slowly reaching its end of its useful life.

AMD and Nvidia will work together in perfect harmony
Published in Graphics


Ebony and ivory

DirectX 12 looks set to bring Nvidia and AMD together, in a way that neither will be particularly happy about.