AMD releases new Radeon Software 20.8.1 driver
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 05 August 2020 16:20

AMD releases new Radeon Software 20.8.1 driver


One to have for Grounded and Horizon: Zero Dawn

AMD has released its latest Radeon Software Adrenalin 2020 Edition 20.8.1 graphics driver which brings several optimizations for new games as well as fixes some bugs.

Jim Jeffers takes Intel Exascale to Hollywood
Published in Graphics


Outlines Exascale Vision for a decade

Intel has been part of the Hollywood production scene for more than a decade, but it hA just decided to give us a bit more details about the present and the future of the movie production, all part of the Exascale vision set by Raja Koduri, Jim Keller and Jim Jeffers.

AMD goes back to mobile with Samsung
Published in News
Monday, 03 June 2019 23:36

AMD goes back to mobile with Samsung


Signs a partnership for RDNA graphics architecture and more

AMD and Samsung have announced a surprising "strategic partnership" which will give Samsung access to custom graphics IP based on AMD's new RDNA graphics architecture for use in mobile devices as well as access to other AMD technologies.

Intel sexes up its GPUs
Published in Graphics
Thursday, 30 May 2019 12:06

Intel sexes up its GPUs


Shows off test “designs.”

Intel wants to improve the user experience of the Intel Graphics Command Center by bringing in modern UI design with customisable skins.

Nvidia GTC 19 Keynote failed to impress
Published in AI
Wednesday, 20 March 2019 13:39

Nvidia GTC 19 Keynote failed to impress


AI is the elephant in the room

First of all, I want to apologise to all the hard-working people that worked so many hours on the production and material of the keynote, this is not about you. Everyone did a great job, but the content picked was mostly just utterly boring.

Intel patches huge holes in GPU drivers
Published in Graphics
Friday, 15 March 2019 12:52

Intel patches huge holes in GPU drivers


More holes than Blackburn Lancashire

Chipzilla has patched several high-severity vulnerabilities in its graphics drivers for Windows 10, which could lead to code execution.

Nvidia predicts flat sales
Published in Graphics
Friday, 15 February 2019 11:51

Nvidia predicts flat sales


About what everyone expected

The chipmaker named after a Roman vengeance daemon, Nvidia, expects revenues for its fiscal 2020 year to be “flat or down slightly” from the $11.7 billion it recorded in the just-ended fiscal year.

Nvidia releases Geforce 417.71 WHQL driver
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 16 January 2019 16:46

Nvidia releases Geforce 417.71 WHQL driver


Brings default Adaptive Sync support on some monitors

As promised and detailed earlier, Nvidia has released its newest Geforce 417.71 WHQL graphics driver which brings support for the Geforce RTX 2060 graphics cards as well as brings the so-called G-Sync Compatible Support, or VESA Adaptive Sync support on some monitors.

Intel's new graphics solution is codenamed Xe
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 12 December 2018 15:04

Intel's new graphics solution is codenamed Xe


From Teraflops to Petaflops

Intel organized an architecture day on the late Robert Noyce’s estate, a founder of Fairchild Semiconductor and Intel, a $22 million estate where Intel used to have its board meetings. At this symbolic landmark, Intel’s Raja Koduri, Jim Keller, Murthy as well as dozen other engineers gave the press an overview in 10nm, future GPUs, FPGAs and server products.

Ex-AMD chaps snatch another executive for Intel
Published in News
Wednesday, 31 October 2018 17:08

Ex-AMD chaps snatch another executive for Intel


Darren Mcphee joins Intel's Discrete Graphics group

It appears that some ex-AMD chaps have managed to draw in yet another ex-AMD guy to Intel, with Darren McPhee joining the blue camp as the Product Marketing Manager in Intel's Discrete Graphics group.