Top of the supercomputers
The Top500 organisation released its semi-annual list of the fastest supercomputers in the world, and the AMD-powered Frontier supercomputer retained its top spot.
Zen 4 and RDNA 2 for embedded applications
AMD has announced its new Ryzen Embedded 7000 series processors at the Smart Production Solutions 2023, bringing Zen 4 CPU and RDNA 2 GPU architectures to industrial automation, machine vision, robotics, and edge servers.
Ryzen 7 5700X3D and Ryzen 5 5500X3D for socket AM4
AMD might be working on two more SKUs in the Ryzen 5000X3D series for AM4 socket, according to a rather credible leaker when it comes to AMD chips. Based on older Zen 3 architecture, the Ryzen 7 5700X3D and the Ryzen 5 5500X3D SKUs could end up being quite a popular upgrade for those stuck on the AM4 socket.
Navi 32 GPU and 16GB of VRAM, all for $999
AMD has officially launched its Radeon PRO W7700 workstation graphics card, promising leadership in price/performance when compared to the competition and bringing an impressive professional workstation graphics card for content creation, CAD, and AI applications for under $1,000.
We are on track
US chip group Intel is on track to deliver five upgrades to its advanced manufacturing process in four years, CEO Pat [kicking] Gelsinger said.
Both revenue and gross margin are up
AMD has reported its third quarter 2023 financial results, with steady growth all across the board, mostly driven by demand for Ryzen 7000 series CPUs and record server sales. The biggest winner was the Client segment of the company and AMD is not slowing down, expecting a sequential growth of 9 percent in Q4 2024.
Requires support for Mesh Shaders
Remedy has released official PC system requirements for the upcoming Alan Wake 2 game, and it does not look good, especially since it will require Mesh Shaders, meaning that anything below Nvidia 20-series and AMD RX 6000 series GPUs.
Workstations with up to 96 cores and 192 threads
AMD has officially announced the AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 7000 WX-Series processors and reintroduced the Threadripper processor lineup to the high-end desktop (HEDT) market with the new Ryzen Threadripper 700 series processors. AMD will offer three Threadripper 7000 series and six Threadripper Pro 7000 WX-series SKUs, reaching up to 64-cores/128-threads and up to 96-cores/192-threads, respectively.
Promises desktop-class performance for laptops
AMD has announced its latest flagship laptop GPU, the AMD Radeon RX 7900M. The new laptop GPU will debut on the new AMD Advantage Alienware m18 laptop with AMD Ryzen 9 7945HX and the Radeon RX 7900M GPU, which is available as of today, starting at $2,799.99.
And it might be worse than that
It appears that enabling AMD's Anti-Lag+ feature will get you banned in Counter Strike 2. The issue might not be limited to Valve's latest game but also some other competitive games.