AMD releases RX 580 with 2048SPs in China
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 16 October 2018 14:21

AMD releases RX 580 with 2048SPs in China


The RX 570 with higher clocks

AMD has rather silently introduced a new SKU in China, the Radeon RX 580 2048SP, which is pretty much the Radeon RX 570 but with a slightly higher GPU boost clock.

Intel 10nm shipping inside of NUC
Published in PC Hardware
Wednesday, 10 October 2018 18:44

Intel 10nm shipping inside of NUC


Crimson Canyon

A certain number of Intel NUC SKUs have 10nm processors inside and they are codenamed Crimson Canyon. This was confirmed to us by Brandt Guttridge, general manager of desktop product marketing, at the last Intel desktop event and the only other notebook machine that features 10nm is the Lenovo Ideapad 330 notebook, available only in China. 

AMD Athlon 200GE now available
Published in PC Hardware
Wednesday, 19 September 2018 13:16

AMD Athlon 200GE now available


Zen and Vega for $55

AMD has announced the availability of its Athlon 200GE APU which comes with two Zen CPU cores paired up with Radeon Vega 3 graphics, all for $55.

Are Geforce RTX 2000 series cards expensive?
Published in Graphics


Lack of competition dictates

Lack of competition is what allows Nvidia to price products however high it wants to and even lets its AIB partners go a little bit crazier with their custom cards. RTX is definitely a step forward in computer graphics but it will take time for RayTracing to become really necessary and get down to reasonably priced markets.

Geforce RTX Turing to rule the high end in 2019
Published in Graphics


AMD cannot challenge this

It will be extremely hard and almost impossible for AMD to stay relevant in performance and high end gaming. With the introduction of Geforce Turing based 20 series RTX cards, Nvidia is putting in place a hard to reach distance between AMD Radeon graphics and Geforce. When we say Nvidia will rule high end in 2019, we of course mean the rest of 2018 too.

AMD unveils Radeon RX Vega 56 Nano at Computex 2018
Published in Graphics


Only Powercolor for now

During its Computex 2018 press conference, AMD took the opportunity to talk about the upcoming Radeon RX Vega 56 Nano graphics card, one that Powercolor announced a while back.

AMD to show Vega 20 at Computex
Published in Graphics
Monday, 04 June 2018 10:56

AMD to show Vega 20 at Computex


7nm Instinct only

AMD is getting ready to showcase the Vega 7nm GPU that will exclusively be used for Artificial Intelligence (AI).

Mystery high end Ryzen 7 2800H APU spotted
Published in PC Hardware


Quad-core CPU with Radeon RX Vega 11 GPU

A mystery high end Ryzen 7 2800H APU has been spotted online, featuring four Zen+ CPU cores and Radeon RX Vega 11 GPU.

AMD lists Radeon RX 500X series for OEMs
Published in Graphics
Thursday, 12 April 2018 02:24

AMD lists Radeon RX 500X series for OEMs


Not the faster refresh seen in the crystal ball

AMD has posted the specifications of all Radeon RX 500X series rebranded graphics cards forits  OEMs and it appears nothing much has changed from the original Radeon RX 500 series.

Chris Hook leaves AMD
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 11 April 2018 17:35

Chris Hook leaves AMD


After 17 years

One of the most prominent names in AMD’s RTG, Chris Hook, has left AMD. He walked away after seventeen years of ATI and AMD combined with his last job as Sr. Director, Global Product Marketing at AMD.