AMD's Vega details leaked
Published in Graphics
Monday, 28 March 2016 12:05

AMD's Vega details leaked


Details appear on Linked in page

Details of AMD's Vega GPU were leaked and then taken down from AMD R&D Manager's LinkedIn profile page over Easter.

Samsung to manufacture GPUs for AMD
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 22 December 2015 21:36

Samsung to manufacture GPUs for AMD


Greenland in 2016 claims ETNews

Korean ETNews believes that AMD will start manufacturing high-end Greenland GPUs in Samsung factories in the second quarter of 2016. 

GDDR5, GDDR6 rule 2016 GPUs
Published in Graphics
Thursday, 10 December 2015 12:28

GDDR5, GDDR6 rule 2016 GPUs


Exclusive: Highest end are HBM 2.0, GDDR6, GDDR5X

AMD over-hyped the new  High Bandwidth Memory standard and now the second generation HBM 2.0 is coming in 2016. However it looks like most of GPUs shipped in this year will still rely on the older GDDR5.

Jim Keller was not a big fan of K12
Published in PC Hardware
Thursday, 05 November 2015 10:50

Jim Keller was not a big fan of K12


Exclusive: Zen drive more important

Legendary, now ex AMD chief engineer Jim Keller was not a fan of the ARM-based K12 and sidelined it in favour of Zen development.

AMD's 2016 GPU doubles performance per watt
Published in Graphics
Monday, 19 October 2015 09:41

AMD's 2016 GPU doubles performance per watt


CEO confirms spec

Troubled AMD's CEO has been attempting to rally the troops with further promises about how good things are going to be next year.  

Samsung making HBM 2 memory in 2016
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 26 August 2015 12:23

Samsung making HBM 2 memory in 2016

 
The future of graphics

High Bandwidth Memory (HBM) will define the future of graphics and it looks like Samsung will be ready to release products using the technology soon.

AMD x86 16-core Heterogenous EHP Processor revealed
Published in PC Hardware


Fudzilla told you about it in April

Fudzilla reported back in April about AMD's upcoming Exascale Heterogeneous Processor (EHP) with 16 cores and a Greenland APU, and now it seems that the rest of the world has caught up to the news.

AMD testing FinFET chips
Published in Graphics
Thursday, 07 May 2015 10:38

AMD testing FinFET chips


GPU and CPU 
Production in 2016 

When AMD's Fiji GPU launches shortly after Computex and before the end of Q2 2015, we should see a bit more details regarding AMD's FinFET chips.

AMD's Greenland gets FinFET
Published in Graphics
Thursday, 07 May 2015 10:38

AMD's Greenland gets FinFET


Will be ready by 2016

Greenland, which will succeed the soon to be launched Fiji GPU, will be served up with FinFET technology next year. 

AMD x86 16-core ZEN APU to fight Core i7
Published in PC Hardware
Wednesday, 22 April 2015 11:05

AMD x86 16-core ZEN APU to fight Core i7


Greenland APU gives it the necessary firepower

AMD mini cores and modular designs backed by HBM graphics and the upcoming Greenland GPU core might be a winning combination for AMD.