AMD plugs Meltdown and Spectre’s security holes
Published in News

Still jolly tricky

AMD has released patches for Meltdown and Spectre security holes alongside Microsoft's latest Windows 10 updates.

Radeon RX 500X series spotted on AMD's site
Published in Graphics

Possible refresh or just OEM models

AMD is apparently gearing up for its latest refresh as Radeon RX 500X series product pages have been spotted on its own site.

AMD lost a key salesman to Lenovo
Published in PC Hardware
Friday, 06 April 2018 19:21

AMD lost a key salesman to Lenovo

Matthew Zielinski, President and SVP

This happened over a month ago but I noticed recently that the former Corporate VP and President of Global sales MNC at AMD departed to do the same for job for Lenovo. This might be the biggest sales loss since John Byrne went to become the President of Sales at Dell.

AMD Ryzen Mobile won't score flagship design win
Published in AI

That all stays with Intel

There is an unfortunate story behind Ryzen Mobile. The chip has launched and in many cases  it competes well against Intel’s solution. Still, OEMs aren't flocking in their droves to  announcw significant design wins. This won't change anytime soon.

AMD's open-source Radeon Rays integrated into Unity engine
Published in Graphics

Will work with Unity's GPU Progressive Lightmapper

According to an announcement over at Unity, AMD's Radeon Rays will be integrated with Unity's GPU Progressive Lightmapper, and, surprise, it is open source, has cross-platform support, and it's free.

ASRock unveils its Phantom Gaming graphics card lineup
Published in Graphics

With the entire Radeon RX 500 series lineup

We have already seen teasers for ASRock's venture into the graphics card market and the company has now officially announced its first Radeon RX 500 series graphics cards that will be a part of its Phantom Gaming lineup.

AMD releases Radeon Software 18.3.4 driver
Published in Graphics

One to have for Far Cry 5

AMD has released its latest Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.3.4 driver which brings day-one support for the Far Cry 5 game as well as fixing some earlier problems.

AMD and Nvidia to suffer from increased competition
Published in Graphics

Susquehanna Financial warns about the rise of Bitmain's bitmining chips

Susquehanna Financial has warned that AMD and Nvidia are about to lose a big chunk of the cash that they have been making from crypto-miners.

AMD announces details of Chimera flaws
Published in PC Hardware
Tuesday, 27 March 2018 11:18

AMD announces details of Chimera flaws

So it probably was a dodgy short-selling move

Last week AMD was hit by claims that its chips had a security flaw which would take years to fix, however it is starting to look like the security outfit which identified the flaws was singling out the chipmaker.

MSI pulls back after "lone employee" attacks AMD
Published in Graphics

Comments did not have our blessing

MSI Gaming has gone into damage control mode after its official Facebook page for India waded into AMD Radeon graphics cards, saying that "Nvidia currently are ahead in the GPU experience" and suggesting the competition is sub-par.