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.

AMD's CEO Dr. Lisa Su to host Computex 2019 keynote
Published in PC Hardware


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
Published in Graphics
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.

AMD can put two 8-core chiplets on 3rd gen Ryzen
Published in PC Hardware


Possible 16-core SKUs

Although AMD only previewed an 8-core/16-thread engineering sample of 3rd generation Ryzen CPU at the CES 2019 keynote, the delidded CPU showcased at the keynote, as well as comments from Dr. Lisa Su, AMD CEO, suggest that we could see SKUs with two chiplets, so 16-core/32-thread SKUs are possible.

AMD’s Lisa Su to keynote CES 2019
Published in PC Hardware
Wednesday, 10 October 2018 12:18

AMD’s Lisa Su to keynote CES 2019


Talk about 7nm CPU and GPU

Last week it was announced that AMD’s President and CEO Dr. Lisa Su will be a keynote speaker at the CES 2019. This is a big step up for a smaller x86 player as this use to be a spot for the big players including Intel, Microsoft or Qualcomm.

Jim Anderson, SVP and GM, leaves AMD
Published in PC Hardware
Wednesday, 29 August 2018 12:06

Jim Anderson, SVP and GM, leaves AMD


Becomes a CEO of Lattice Semiconductor

The man who played a key role in Ryzen and Threadripper 1 and 2 comeback, Jim Anderson a general manager at AMD, has left to become the CEO of Lattice Semiconductor, a FPGA maker.

AMD has 7nm Radeon Instinct running in its lab
Published in AI


Made at TSMC

During its Q1 2018 financial conference call yesterday, AMD's CEO, Dr. Lisa Su, confirmed that 7nm is on track and that 7nm Radeon Instinct is running in its labs.

Lisa Su confirms 7nm Vega - again
Published in PC Hardware
Wednesday, 31 January 2018 21:51

Lisa Su confirms 7nm Vega - again


Sample in 2018, shipping unknown

If there is one difference between journalists to financial investors about the Vega 7 nm there is a very different view. Now, Lisa Su, the CEO of AMD has confirmed that 7nm can be used for artificial intelligence and that it will sample in 2018.