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Sapphire's Radeon RX 590 Nitro+ spotted online
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 07 November 2018 22:15

Sapphire's Radeon RX 590 Nitro+ spotted online


The same RX 580 Nitro+ Special Edition design

Sapphire's RX 590 Nitro+ Special Edition has been spotted online and comes with the same design as the RX 580 Nitro+ Special Edition - confirming earlier reports that we are looking at just a die shrink of the original Polaris chip.

AMD Radeon Instinct goes 7nm Vega
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 07 November 2018 02:17

AMD Radeon Instinct goes 7nm Vega


Radeon Instinct MI60 and Instinct MI50

At its dedicated The Next Horizon event, AMD has reiterated its total commitment to datacenter market, both with the 7nm EPYC Rome CPU based on the brand new Zen 2 architecture, as well as with its new 7nm Vega-based Radeon Instinct graphics cards, promising significant improvements in the enterprise accelerator market.

AMD shows Zen 2-based 7nm EPYC Rome CPU in action
Published in PC Hardware


Single-socket beats Intel's best-in-class dual-socket Skylake

AMD has announced its upcoming EPYC "Rome“ CPU, the world's first 7nm datacenter CPU based on Zen 2 architecture and packing up to 64-cores/128-threads.

The box shot confirms 12nm Polaris Radeon RX 590
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Should be launching this month

A box shot has pretty much confirmed that AMD is likely to soon launch the 12nm Polaris-based Radeon RX 590, which could bring around 10 to 15 percent performance boost compared to the RX 580, at least depending on the actual GPU clock AMD AIB partners hit on their cards.

Ex-AMD chaps snatch another executive for Intel
Published in News
Wednesday, 31 October 2018 17:08

Ex-AMD chaps snatch another executive for Intel


Darren Mcphee joins Intel's Discrete Graphics group

It appears that some ex-AMD chaps have managed to draw in yet another ex-AMD guy to Intel, with Darren McPhee joining the blue camp as the Product Marketing Manager in Intel's Discrete Graphics group.

AMD officially launches two new 2nd-gen Threadripper CPUs
Published in PC Hardware


The 24-core 2970WX and 12-core 2920X

As expected and announced earlier, AMD has officially added two new 2nd-generation Ryzen Threadripper CPUs to its lineup, including the 24-core/48-thread Threadripper 2970WX and the 12-core/24-thread Threadripper 2920X.

AMD releases Radeon Software 18.10.2 Beta driver
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One to have for Fallout 76 B.E.T.A

AMD has released its latest Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.10.2 Beta driver which brings initial support for the upcoming Fallout 76 B.E.T.A as well as fixes some bugs seen with earlier driver releases.

AMD reports good Q3 2018 financials with $1.65B revenue
Published in News


Gross margin up to 40 percent, but stock drops

AMD has officially announced its Q3 2018 financial report, reporting revenues of $1.65 billion and a gross margin of 40 percent, both up compared to the same quarter last year. Nevertheless, AMD stock took a hit due to weak GPU sales but things are looking good for AMD.

Intel denies that it's killing off its 10nm chip
Published in PC Hardware


Will arrive in late 2019

Intel has denied rumours that it is killing off its 10nm chip manufacturing process after repeated delays. Chipzilla says that 10nm chips will arrive in late 2019.

AMD has 7nm Navi GPU up and running in its lab
Published in Graphics


7nm looks better than expected

According to our sources, AMD already has its 7nm Navi-based graphics card up and running in its lab, and the 7nm GPU looks good.