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AMD says RDNA 3 GPU architecture is on track
Published in Graphics
Thursday, 29 October 2020 15:05

AMD says RDNA 3 GPU architecture is on track


In design and on "advanced node"

During its Big Navi RDNA 2 event, AMD CEO, Dr. Lisa Su, briefly talked about the future of GPU graphics, saying that RDNA 3 is on track.

AMD goes after Nvidia RTX 30 series with RDNA2-based Radeon RX 6000 series
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Outperforms Nvidia in AMD slides with Rage Mode and Smart Access Memory

As expected, AMD has held its Big Navi event announcing its first RDNA2-based Radeon RX 6000 series cards, including the RX 6800, RX 6800XT, and the flagship Radeon RX 6900XT. In addition to performance and power efficiency improvements, the RDNA2-based RX 6000 series cards will bring some new improvements like the Infinity Cache, Smart Access Memory, DirectX 12 Ultimate support, and more.

AMD announces plans to acquire Xilinx
Published in News
Wednesday, 28 October 2020 11:58

AMD announces plans to acquire Xilinx


$35 billion biggest to date

News that AMD might acquire Xilinx was quite a surprise after the Nvidia–ARM consolidation, but not surprising. Using current stock and market value increase, AMD decided to make a strategic decision to play better in the data center, 5G, automotive, and fight against the Intel–Altera alliance.

Nvidia allegedly cancelled RTX 3080 20GB and RTX 3070 16GB
Published in Graphics


Not coming this December

According to the latest rumor, Nvidia has canceled the December launch of the Geforce RTX 3080 20GB and the RTX 3070 16GB cards, which is a rather surprising move.

AMD and HPE score another big supercomputer win
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More Epyc results in Finland

AMD and Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) today announced another big super computer based around AMD EPYC CPUs and AMD Instinct GPUs.

Alleged Radeon RX 6000 series specs leaked
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 21 October 2020 18:10

Alleged Radeon RX 6000 series specs leaked


RX 6900 XT, RX 6800 XT, and RX 6700 series

After the initial leak earlier this week, a full set of details for the entire upcoming Radeon RX 6000 series has found its way online, detailing a total of four SKUs, including the flagship RX 6900 XT which could be an AMD exclusive.

AMD RX 6000 series Navi 21 XT packs 16Gbps GDDR6 memory
Published in Graphics


Has a 320W TGP

With AMD scheduled to unveil its Radeon RX 6000 series on October 28th, first information about these cards are showing up online, and it appears that the Navi 21 XT-based one will use 16Gbps GDDR6 memory and have a 320W TBP

AMD is continuing to hurt Intel
Published in News
Monday, 19 October 2020 11:33

AMD is continuing to hurt Intel


Might have more than a third of the market

AMD is continuing to bring a pile of hurt to Intel according to online tech investment mag Motley Fool.

AMD will most likely buy Xilinx
Published in News
Friday, 16 October 2020 10:45

AMD will most likely buy Xilinx


Data center strategy

It is impossible to get a comment from either AMD or Xilinx on this matter, but as far as we could ask around, AMD is going to attempt to buy Xilinx. The move will help the company’s data center strategy, and it is carefully targeted.

AMD could launch Ryzen 5 5600 in early 2021
Published in PC Hardware
Wednesday, 14 October 2020 14:49

AMD could launch Ryzen 5 5600 in early 2021


Priced at $220

According to the latest rumor, AMD could launch the non-X Ryzen 5 5600 CPU in early 2021, with a rather affordable $220 price tag.