AMD announces Instinct MI200 series accelerator
Published in Graphics


AMD's new 29b transistor 6nm CDNA 2 GPU

In addition to the CPU announcements, a big part of AMD's Accelerated Data Center keynote was focused on the new AMD Instinct MI200 series accelerators. Based on the new CDNA 2 GPU architecture, this dual-GPU accelerator claims the world's first exascale-class GPU.

AMD Milan-X EPYC is a beast with 3D V-Cache
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Monday, 08 November 2021 23:42

AMD Milan-X EPYC is a beast with 3D V-Cache


804MB of total cache per socket

AMD has unveiled its 3rd gen AMD EPYC Milan-X CPU, a beast with 3D V-Cache, up to 64 Zen 3 cores, and an 804MB of total cache per socket, promising up to 50 percent average uplift across targeted workloads.

AMD talks Zen 4 EPYC at the Accelerated Data Center keynote
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Genoa Zen 4 and Bergamo Zen 4c, with up to 96 and 128 cores

During its Accelerated Data Center keynote, AMD has disclosed some impressive details about its upcoming Zen 4-based EPYC lineup, including details about the 4th generation EPYC, and two segments it will cover.

AMD releases Radeon Software 21.11.1 drivers
Published in Graphics
Friday, 05 November 2021 14:15

AMD releases Radeon Software 21.11.1 drivers


One to have for Call of Duty: Vanguard and Forza Horizon 5

AMD has released its latest Radeon Software graphics drivers which bring optimizations for Call of Duty: Vanguard and Forza Horizon 5 games.

Intel stretched the truth in its AMD comparison
Published in PC Hardware
Thursday, 04 November 2021 13:03

Intel stretched the truth in its AMD comparison


Fancy that

The US tech press which loves telling positive stories about everyone appears to be somewhat shocked that Intel might have not being telling the full truth when it compared its Core i9-12900K and Ryzen 9 5950X.

AMD doesn't have a chip shortage - claim
Published in PC Hardware
Wednesday, 03 November 2021 12:10

AMD doesn't have a chip shortage - claim


Claims its prophets saved its profits

Chip designer Advanced Micro Devices has been able to skirt most of the problems linked with the global chip supply shortage by forecasting demand years in advance.

AMD reports another record quarter with Q3 2021
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Wednesday, 27 October 2021 11:35

AMD reports another record quarter with Q3 2021


Revenue up by over 50 percent, gross margin up by 4 points

AMD has announced its Q3 2021 financial report, showing yet another record quarter and continuing its revenue trend. The company reported a revenue of $4.3B and an impressive boost in gross margin, up to 48 percent.

Even Intel can beat Apple's M1 Max
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 26 October 2021 13:10

Even Intel can beat Apple's M1 Max


Apple’s new chip is not going to be the top of the heap

While we have been saying that Apple M1 SoC Max has been hyped beyond all reason, it appears that even the Tame Apple Press is being forced to admit that it is getting its clock cleaned by Intel's 12th-generation Alder Lake mobile processors.

AMD teams up with 343 Industries for special Halo-themed RX 6900 XT
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You won't be able to buy it

AMD has announced a partnership with 343 Industries and Microsoft in order to celebrate the upcoming release of Halo Infinite game, by launching a custom Halo-themed Radeon RX 6900 XT graphics card that, unfortunately, won't be available in retail, but rather as a part of various events and giveaways.

AMD chips suffer under Windows 11
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Thursday, 14 October 2021 12:21

AMD chips suffer under Windows 11


Probably better to give the OS a miss for a bit

AMD has warned that its chips are experiencing performance issues in Windows 11, and now Microsoft’s first update to its new OS has made the problems worse.