AMD Pinnacle Ridge CPUs to have soldered IHS
Published in Processors
Saturday, 17 February 2018 03:11

AMD Pinnacle Ridge CPUs to have soldered IHS


Not thermal paste like Raven Ridge APUs

In the aftermath of Raven Ridge delidding, which revealed that it uses thermal paste under the IHS, AMD's Robert Hallock took to Reddit to note that this won't be the case with the upcoming Pinnacle Ridge CPUs, based on 12nm manufacturing process and usually known as the Ryzen 2 CPUs. 

AMD Ryzen with Radeon Vega APUs now available
Published in Processors


Review roundup: Ryzen 3 2200G and Ryzen 5 2400G

AMD's new desktop APUs are now finally available on retail/e-tail shelves and there are plenty of reviews around as well, showing what you get when you pair up four cores based on Zen CPU architecture with Radeon Vega-based IGP with 11 or 8 CUs.

Asus also releases Raven Ridge APU BIOS updates
Published in Motherboards


For its AM4 motherboard lineup

Asus has announced that it has released BIOS updates for its entire AM4 motherboard lineup which bring support for AMD's Raven Ridge APUs, also known as Ryzen 2000 series CPUs with Radeon Vega graphics.

HP unveils ZBook 14u/15u G5 mobile workstations
Published in Notebooks
Thursday, 08 February 2018 01:51

HP unveils ZBook 14u/15u G5 mobile workstations


With 1.07TFLOPs AMD Radeon Pro WX 3100 

In addition to its new Elitebook 800 G5 series, HP has also announced the new ZBook 14u/15u G5 mobile workstation series which has had quite a few updates, including AMD's discrete Radeon Pro WX 3100 GPU.

Q1 2018 set to be the best GPU quarter ever
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 07 February 2018 00:12

Q1 2018 set to be the best GPU quarter ever


Crypto demand

We shouldn't  be surprised, but  GPU sales have skyrocketed over the last few quarters. Our colleagues from the press have criticized AMD for Radeon Vega, but AMD sold every single one. Once the market sucked all Radeons, it went for Geforce GTX 1060, 1070, 1080 so pretty much anything that can mine well.

AMD releases Radeon Software 18.2.1 driver
Published in Graphics
Friday, 02 February 2018 15:11

AMD releases Radeon Software 18.2.1 driver


One for Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age

AMD has released its latest Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.2.1 driver which brings optimizations for the upcoming Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age game as well as a couple of other bug fixes.

Intel does the Harlem PR Shuffle
Published in News
Wednesday, 31 January 2018 23:18

Intel does the Harlem PR Shuffle


HR is the name of the game

A missive from the number two semiconductor company in the world has demonstrated how Intel (INTC) can shuffle the PR decks, a bit like an artificial croupier in the capital of the world, Las Vegas.

Lisa Su confirms 7nm Vega - again
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 31 January 2018 21:51

Lisa Su confirms 7nm Vega - again


Sample in 2018, shipping unknown

If there is one difference between journalists to financial investors about the Vega 7 nm there is a very different view. Now, Lisa Su, the CEO of AMD has confirmed that 7nm can be used for artificial intelligence and that it will sample in 2018.

AMD revenues grow by a third
Published in News
Wednesday, 31 January 2018 01:07

AMD revenues grow by a third


Let's hope the underdog doesn't become an overdog

Long-standing Intel competitor, Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), appears from its first quarter results to be gnawing at Chipzilla's ankles.

Apple planning to move to ARM for Macs
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 30 January 2018 12:29

Apple planning to move to ARM for Macs

 
Tame Apple Press demands AMD and Intel should surrender immediately

It is all over for Intel and AMD chip market according to the Tame Press because the fruity cargo cult is going to build its own chips.