AMD announces good Q2 2017
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 26 July 2017 12:44

AMD announces good Q2 2017


Stocks jumps 9.85 percent

AMD has announced its Q2 2017 results and they are a bit better than Wall Street expected with $1.22 billion revenue versus an expected $1.16 billion.

AMD selling MXM GPUs to miners
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 26 July 2017 10:26

AMD selling MXM GPUs to miners


At the right quality and price

There is no doubt that AMD GPU profits are coming from bitcoin miners and AMD is taking advantage of this sudden interest. 

AMD RX Vega shows its performance in Budapest
Published in Graphics


Pitted against GTX 1080

AMD has started its Radeon on the Road tour with the event held in the Akvárium Klub in Budapest, Hungary, showing the Radeon RX Vega based system and comparing it to Geforce GTX 1080.

Possible AMD RX Vega codenames revealed
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 12 July 2017 17:38

Possible AMD RX Vega codenames revealed


Vega XTX, Vega XT and Vega XL

The latest leak has revealed possible Radeon RX Vega series codenames and it appears that we will see three different versions, the Vega XTX, Vega XT and the Vega XL.

AMD RX Vega to support DirectX 12 level 12.1 features
Published in Graphics


Better DirectX 12 support than Polaris

According to the latest report, the upcoming AMD Radeon RX Vega graphics card will have support for more graphics features, thanks to support for DirectX 12 level 12.1.

Radeon Vega FE comes with dual mode drivers
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 28 June 2017 16:32

Radeon Vega FE comes with dual mode drivers


Gaming and Pro modes

Now that the AMD Radeon Vega Frontier Edition is out and about, we have been getting a lot more details and it is just a matter of time before we see more benchmarks. It also appears that the Vega FE comes with a special Radeon Pro Software driver with Pro and Gaming modes, that can be switched on the fly.

AMD Radeon Vega Frontier Edition gets previewed
Published in Graphics


Holds its ground against Titan Xp

While we are still waiting for AMD to release its consumer Radeon graphics card based on the new Vega GPU, the Radeon Vega Frontier Edition, one meant for professionals, has been previewed and compared to the Nvidia Titan Xp.

AMD announces Radeon Instinct accelerators
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 21 June 2017 13:20

AMD announces Radeon Instinct accelerators


For Machine and Deep Learning

During its EPYC launch event yesterday, AMD  unveiled a full range of Radeon Instinct accelerators meant for both deep and machine learning, including the MI25 deep learning accelerator, based on Vega GPU and MI8 and MI6 machine learning accelerators, based on Fiji and Polaris GPUs.

AMD could be preparing to ship Vega to AIB partners
Published in Graphics


Coming in late July or early in August

According to the latest rumors, AMD could be preparing to ship the only two Vega GPUs to its AIB partners which means that these graphics cards could be available by the end of July or early in August.

AMD Radeon Vega FE spotted in retail
Published in Graphics
Friday, 16 June 2017 12:32

AMD Radeon Vega FE spotted in retail


Priced at US $1199 for pre-order

AMD's upcoming Radeon Vega Frontier Edition graphics card have been spotted for pre-order in both the UK and the US, available in air- and liquid-cooled versions and starting at US $1199.