Nvidia and AMD to suffer from crypto downturn
Published in Graphics


This quarter and going forward

A year ago we had a conversation with one of the knowledgeable people about graphics and back then we were warned that the Ethereum rise is most likely something that will backfire for graphics card manufacturers.

AMD has a new Polaris brand
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 16 May 2018 12:07

AMD has a new Polaris brand


MSI MECH is with us

AMD is getting another new brand for its Polaris based GPUs dubbed MSI MECH.

AMD latest official slides show CPU and GPU on track
Published in PC Hardware


Zen 3, Navi, and next-gen on track

In addition to revealing that Ryzen Threadripper 2000 series is now sampling, AMD has given a bit more information on its future CPU and GPU plans with fresh two new slides, confirming that both Vega and Zen 2 7nm designs are complete as well as that its future designs are on track.

OEMS offer AMD Ryzen PRO mobile and desktop APUs
Published in PC Hardware


With built-in Radeon Vega graphics

PC OEMs Dell, HP, and Lenovo are offering AMD Ryzen PRO mobile and desktop accelerated processing units (APUs) with integrated Radeon Vega graphics in a variety of their commercial systems.

AMD says Ryzen Threadripper 2000 is sampling
Published in PC Hardware


Q3 launch seems likely

During its announcement of the Ryzen Pro 2000 series CPU lineup, AMD provided a few more details on its upcoming Ryzen Threadripper 2000 series CPUs, saying that these are now sampling.

AMD schedules its Computex 2018 press conference
Published in News


More Ryzen CPUs on the way

AMD has officially scheduled its Computex 2018 press conference, where the company is expected to most likely unveil its 2nd generation Ryzen Pro series CPUs as well as the Ryzen Mobile Pro lineup.

ASRock can't flog RX 500s GPUs in EU
Published in PC Hardware
Tuesday, 08 May 2018 11:28

ASRock can't flog RX 500s GPUs in EU


AMD said no

ASRock has been prevented  from sellinf a new set of cards which it had hoped to cash in on the crypto-currency wave.

Nvidia shutting GPP makes it look guilty
Published in Graphics


Geforce Partner Program RIP

Geforce Partner Program is officially terminated, as of last Friday, and it makes Nvidia look guilty as hell. Nvidia - a massively dominating player - has close to 75 percent of discrete market share, but this varies up and down from quarter to quarter. Some report that regulators got involved and started looking at GPP. Once you have 75 percent plus market share in anything, you don't want regulators to knock on your doors.

More Intel bugs emerge
Published in News
Thursday, 03 May 2018 17:59

More Intel bugs emerge


And maybe some ARM bugs too

German online magazine c't is reporting that as many eight new bugs in Intel microprocessors have been spotted.

AMD 7nm CPU to sample this year
Published in PC Hardware
Wednesday, 02 May 2018 18:27

AMD 7nm CPU to sample this year


Number of products in 2019

AMD was asked about its 7nm products and, as we reported last week, the 7nm GPU for AI has been taped out and apparently so is the 7nm server CPU.