AMD announces plans to acquire Xilinx
Published in News
Wednesday, 28 October 2020 11:58

AMD announces plans to acquire Xilinx


$35 billion biggest to date

News that AMD might acquire Xilinx was quite a surprise after the Nvidia–ARM consolidation, but not surprising. Using current stock and market value increase, AMD decided to make a strategic decision to play better in the data center, 5G, automotive, and fight against the Intel–Altera alliance.

AMD will most likely buy Xilinx
Published in News
Friday, 16 October 2020 10:45

AMD will most likely buy Xilinx


Data center strategy

It is impossible to get a comment from either AMD or Xilinx on this matter, but as far as we could ask around, AMD is going to attempt to buy Xilinx. The move will help the company’s data center strategy, and it is carefully targeted.

AMD CEO, Dr. Lisa Su reconfirms that Zen 3 is on track
Published in PC Hardware


Launching later this year

In a message on her Twitter account, AMD's CEO Dr. Lisa Su confirmed once again that Zen 3 is on track and coming later this year.

AMD confirms again that Zen 3 is on track
Published in PC Hardware
Thursday, 18 June 2020 23:14

AMD confirms again that Zen 3 is on track


Coming in 2020

AMD has confirmed that earlier rumors are not true and that Zen 3 is still on track for 2020.

AMD's Lisa Su world's highest-paid CEO
Published in News
Thursday, 04 June 2020 11:36

AMD's Lisa Su world's highest-paid CEO


Makes $58.5 million a year

AMD's Lisa Su has become the world's highest-paid CEO, according to a recent survey from the Associated Press on CEO compensation.

AMD second-generation RDNA GPU architecture comes in 2020
Published in Graphics


Possible refresh as well

During the Q4 2019 earnings call, AMD's president and CEO, Dr. Lisa Su, confirmed that the 2nd generation RDNA GPU architecture will launch in 2020, as well as hinting at a possible refresh of the existing product lineup in the same year.

AMD says "big Navi" is coming
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 08 January 2020 23:46

AMD says "big Navi" is coming


Ray tracing as well

In a Q&A session after AMD's keynote at CES 2020, members of the press got to ask some big questions, and luckily, AMD's CEO, Dr. Lisa Su, confirmed that we will indeed see a big, or high-end Navi-based graphics card, as well as tap into ray tracing with its discrete graphics cards.

Winklepickers
Published in News
Tuesday, 28 May 2019 20:55

AMD's Su demands end to tech wars


Shall we stock up again?

The chief executive officer of Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) has given a clear warning about the fragility of the semiconductor supply chain, prompted by the ever fiercer rattling of sabres between the United States of America and mainland China.

AMD to stream "Next Horizon Gaming" event at E3 2019
Published in PC Hardware

 
As well as the Computex 2019 keynote

AMD has announced its new "Next Horizon Gaming" event that will take place at the E3 2019 show on June 10th, which will be live-streamed. It has also announced that the Computex 2019 keynote on May 27th will be live-streamed as well.

AMD in PlayStation 5 is no surprise
Published in Graphics
Thursday, 02 May 2019 09:13

AMD in PlayStation 5 is no surprise


We knew it five + years ago

The story is straightforward. Ever since Playstation One, Sony didn’t want to use Nvidia for various reasons nor did Nvidia wantto settle for low console margins offered by Sony.