Germans run out of GPUs
Published in Graphics

Gold rush sparks shortage

Germany is seeing a national shortage in mid-range and high-end graphics cards, due to an increasing craze for mining the Ethereum cryptocurrency.

Intel slags off AMD’s chips
Published in Processors

Full of more glue than Lloyd Bridges 

Intel is clearly feeling a little insecure about AMD’s new Epyc Server processor range based on the RyZen technology.

Patriot says its memory is Ryzen-ready
Published in Memory

Viper 4, Viper Elite and Signature Line DDR4

Patriot has announced that it has now finalized its compatibility list for AMD Ryzen and AM4 platform and its key memory kits and modules.

Possible AMD RX Vega codenames revealed
Published in Graphics

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 rolls out Radeon Software 17.7.1 Beta drivers
Published in Graphics

One to have for new mining graphics cards

AMD has released its newest Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition drivers, version 17.7.1 Beta, which bring support for a couple of recently launched mining and standard graphics cards as well as a couple of fixed bugs.

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.

Another RX Vega benchmark goes online
Published in Graphics

Barely beats GTX 1080 in 3DMark 11

It has been a while since we saw a benchmark leak of the upcoming consumer-oriented Radeon RX Vega graphics card but the latest one from 3DMark 11 shows a bit more details.

DDR4 hits 4079MHz on AMD Ryzen platform
Published in Memory

With a single G.Skill Trident Z 8GB module

AMD has been working on optimizing memory performance on its AM4 platform and it appears it has been doing a good job as, thanks to an overclocker from Australia, DDR4 managed to finally break the 4,000 limit with Gigabyte X370 motherboard, Ryzen 5 1400 CPU and G.Skill's 8GB Trident Z DDR4 memory module.

AMD appoints former Intel man to board
Published in News

Intel inside 

AMD has announced the appointment of Abhi Talwalkar to its board.

AMD takes a bigger bite of Intel's pie
Published in Processors

It now has 28 percent market share 

A  report from PassMark says that AMD increased its market share from 18 percent last quarter to 24 percent. This is AMD’s largest single quarter share gain in history and it is all thanks to Ryzen.