Fattening up thin clients
Secure enterprise management software IGEL has teamed up with AMD to further enhance the performance of the IGEL UD7 series thin clients with the addition of a new optional AMD Embedded Radeon E9170 Series discrete GPU and a fourth DisplayPort.
One to have for Threadripper 2 CPUs
Following the launch of AMD's 2nd generation Ryzen Threadripper CPUs, Cooler Master has announced its special edition Wraith Ripper tower CPU cooler, which can handle up to 250W of TDP.
But only on one core
While extreme LN2 overclocking might not be the real representation on how good a CPU is, it is still nice to see how far these chips can be pushed, and Indonesian OC site, with a team led by IvanCupa, managed to push a single core of the 32-core AMD Ryzen Threadripper to an impressive 5.955GHz.
Claims it's ahead of the curve with 7 and 5nm
CPU design firm ARM has shown off its roadmap for the next two years with the hope that it will inspire terror inside Intel and attract renewed interest from laptop vendors.
Ryzen 3 2300X and Ryzen 5 2500X
While AMD has officially announced its 2nd generation Ryzen desktop CPUs, there are two entry- and mid-range SKUs that are missing, the Ryzen 3 2300X and Ryzen 5 2500X. Thankfully, Lenovo has spilled the beans on these two SKUs, suggesting that they might be just around the corner.
Three PC games with RX Vega, RX 580 or RX 570
It has been a while since we saw a game bundle from any graphics card maker, but AMD has now broken the ice by announcing its new Raise the Game bundle which offers free copies of Control Origins, Strange Brigade and Assassin's Creed Odyssey with the purchase of an RX Vega, an RX 580 or an RX 570 graphics card.
One to have for Monster Hunter: World and WoW: Battle for Azeroth
AMD has released its latest Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.8.1 driver which brings optimizations for the Monster Hunter: World, World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth, and other games, as well as a couple of fixes.
Four SKUs with some aggressive pricing
AMD has now officially lifted the NDA veil off its new 2nd generation Ryzen Threadripper 2000-series lineup. The lineup has four different SKUs that will be available on different dates, including the workstation-oriented Threadripper 2990WX and the Threadripper 2970WX, as well as consumer/enthusiast-oriented Threadripper 2950X and the Threadripper 2920X.
Updated: Could be perfect for a living room PC
AMD has announced a new semi-custom SoC at ChinaJoy, based on Zen CPU cores and Vega graphics, which was created for ??? Subor company and its new console/PC, expected to launch in late-August.
The flagship Threadripper 2990WX gets unboxed
Just a few days ahead of the official announcement, the packaging for AMD's upcoming 2nd gen Ryzen Threadripper 2000-series CPUs has appeared online alongside the full unboxing of the flagship Threadripper 2990WX.