Rest of AMD RX 5700 specifications revealed
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Might explain why non-XT is priced higher than expected

AMD has released full specifications of its upcoming Radeon RX 5700 series, which reveal a few more details regarding the actual RDNA architecture behind first 7nm Navi GPUs as well as explains why the RX 5700 (non-XT) is priced a tad bit higher than expected.

Intel hires chief architect of Xbox One
Published in PC Hardware
Thursday, 13 June 2019 13:03

Intel hires chief architect of Xbox One


Scorpio, and Scarlett SoCs

Our knowledgeable sources have whispered that Intel has hired John Sell, a chap who was the chief architect of Xbox One, Scorpio, and Scarlett SoCs. John joined as an Intel Fellow to work on security.

AMD displays its Navi-based RX 5700 graphics card series
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Launching July 7th at $449 and $379

At its special Next Horizon Gaming event at the E3 2019 show in Los Angeles, AMD has officially unwrapped its upcoming Radeon RX 5700 series graphics cards which will be based on 7nm Navi architecture.

Navi is the Radeon RX 5700
Published in Graphics
Monday, 27 May 2019 09:42

Navi is the Radeon RX 5700


Computex 19: Ray Tracing and shipping in July

Scott Herkelman, VP & GM Radeon Business Unit and Lisa Su have just announced Navi, Radeon RX 5000 series with the 5700 being the first to launch. It can do Ray Tracing and, as Fudzilla suggested thirteen months ago ago, it is a mainstream card first and high performance later.

AMD confirms Q3 2019 launch for Zen 2 and Navi
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3rd Gen Ryzen, EPYC, and Radeon VII+Navi, all in Q3

During its annual shareholder meeting, AMD has confirmed that its 3rd Gen Ryzen CPUs, 2nd Gen EPYC, and Navi-based graphics cards, will all launch in Q3 2019.

AMD confirms Navi to arrive in Q3 2019
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Navi starts with a mid-range segment

During its Q1 2019 financial call, AMD's CEO, Dr. Lisa Su, confirmed that next-generation graphics cards based on Navi GPU architecture are coming in Q3 2019, with plenty of new features and pricing sitting below Radeon VII, confirming that we will be looking at a mid-range segment graphics card.

AMD in PlayStation 5 is no surprise
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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.

Sony jumps into bed with AMD: next-gen Playstation details emerge
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AMD confirms Zen 2 CPU and Navi GPU

After endless rumors regarding the next-generation Playstation console, Sony has now officially revealed a bit more details, with AMD confirming Zen 2 CPU architecture and Navi GPU architecture.

AMD's CEO Dr. Lisa Su to host Computex 2019 keynote
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All about Navi, Zen 2 and EPYC

TAITRA, the Taiwan External Trade Development Council, has announced that AMD's President and CEO, Dr. Lisa Su, will be holding a keynote at the Computex 2019 with a topic of "The Next Generation of High-Performance Computing", hinting that it will be all about 3rd generation Ryzen, Navi GPU architecture, and upcoming 7nm EPYC datacenter processors.

AMD CEO confirms Navi for 2019
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Friday, 01 February 2019 16:03

AMD CEO confirms Navi for 2019


Possible Q2 launch as a mid-range card

During the earnings call, AMD CEO, Dr. Lisa Su, confirmed that Navi GPU will launch this year, with launches in Q2 2019.