AMD announces 7nm Vega
Published in Graphics
Monday, 08 January 2018 20:21

AMD announces 7nm Vega


Instinct, artificial intelligence first

Lisa Su has announced Vega 7nm as a machine learning "instinct part" first. AMD is quite clear that this is for machine learning first and don’t want to comment on our curiosity whether Vega 7nm can make it to the market as a gaming product soon.

Raja’s replacement at AMD will come from outside
Published in Graphics


Several confirmations

Without pointing any fingers and naming any names, Fudzilla had confirmation that Raja Koduri's successor to run the graphics side of the business will come from outside of AMD.

Intel officially announces Kaby Lake with Radeon RX Vega M graphics
Published in Processors


The infamous Intel G-series 8th gen Core CPUs

One of the biggest surprises we have seen in recent history puts Intel's CPU next to AMD Radeon RX Vega GPU on the same multi-chip package, and it has now been officially announced as the "Intel 8th Generation Core with Radeon RX Vega M Graphics".

Torvalds says Intel needs to admit it has a problem
Published in News


Chips are just not up to snuff

IT’s Mr Sweary, Linus Torvalds has had some harsh words for Intel after the two bug issues were announced last week.

AMD suffers from an "Intel like" bug
Published in Processors
Monday, 08 January 2018 10:21

AMD suffers from an "Intel like" bug


It has fixed it though

AMD has fixed, but not yet released BIOS/UEFI/firmware updates for the general public for a security flaw affecting the AMD Secure Processor.

AMD Pinnacle Ridge could launch in March
Published in Processors
Friday, 05 January 2018 15:19

AMD Pinnacle Ridge could launch in March


Alongside new 400-series chipsets

According to a report coming from Japan, AMD's Ryzen 2000-series (Ryzen 2) processors, may launch in March, alongside its new motherboard chipsets, the X470 and the B450.

AMD releases Radeon Software Adrenalin 18.1.1 Alpha update
Published in Graphics


Temporary fix for DirectX 9 titles

As expected and confirmed by AMD's Terry Makedon earlier, AMD has now released an alpha version of its Radeon Software Adrenalin drivers which fixes issues seen in some older DirectX 9 games.

Intel denies chip design stuff-up
Published in Processors
Thursday, 04 January 2018 09:20

Intel denies chip design stuff-up


Nothing to see here move on, please 

Intel has denied that there is a huge design problem with its chips which will mean a patch which could slow down its offerings by between five and 30 percent.

Chipzilla publishes a few more details of its RX Vega Graphics
Published in Graphics


In India

Sharp-eyed hacks at Anandtech who clearly did not celebrate New Year’s Eve, have found a small mention of the first ‘Intel Radeon RX Vega Graphics’ processor.

AMD Linux driver GPU is not Navi
Published in Graphics
Thursday, 21 December 2017 09:32

AMD Linux driver GPU is not Navi


Way too early for that

Sorry to disappoint AMD fans but the new_chip.gfx10.mmSUPER_SECRET.enable [0: 0] is not Navi, as that is unlikely to show in 2018.