The reason why AMD's Vega power was high
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 19 June 2018 19:24

The reason why AMD's Vega power was high


Power optimization engineers went to EPYC

It is no big secret that Vega 64 and 56 had quite high thermals and didn’t actually meet some of its performance targets. Some key power optimization engineers were pulled from the Vega team to the more important goal. The Naples server chip had a higher priority.

Intel Gaming offers @AMDRyzen an 8086K CPU
Published in PC Hardware


Twitter wars

Intel found its sense of humor and offered to send @AMDRyzen twitter account, a brand-new Core i7 8086K.

AMD takes another stab at Intel
Published in PC Hardware
Monday, 18 June 2018 21:37

AMD takes another stab at Intel


Offers to exchange sweepstake Core i7-8086K for Threadripper 1950X

AMD is having a blast in taking stabs at Intel these days and in its latest one, it goes for the recently announces Intel sweepstake, offering to exchange the prized Core i7-8086K limited edition CPU for a brand new Threadripper 1950X CPU.

AMD announces partnership with three developers at E3 2018
Published in Gaming


The Division 2, Strange Brigade, and Resident Evil 2 Remake

Ubisoft, Rebellion and Capcom have joined forces with AMD. All these developers have some nice upcoming games.

Xilinx helped AMD with HBM 2
Published in AI
Friday, 15 June 2018 12:34

Xilinx helped AMD with HBM 2


High bandwidth is the key

There is an interesting story that's very little known about the public cooperation that has happened between AMD and Xilinx about HBM memory.

AMD releases Radeon Software 18.6.1 driver
Published in Graphics


One to have for Warhammer: Vermintide II

AMD has released its latest Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.6.1 driver update which provides support for Warhammer: Vermintide II game as well as fixes some issues seen with previous driver releases.

Big Navi 20 to arrive 2020 or later
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 12 June 2018 14:08

Big Navi 20 to arrive 2020 or later


Vega 64 real replacement

As Fudzilla reported a few times, Navi 10, the small Navi, manufactured on 7nm, is set to arrive at some point in 2019. There will be a big gaming GPU called Navi 20, but this one won’t come until 2020.

AMD has new cooler for 2nd generation Ryzen Threadripper
Published in PC Hardware


Wraith Ripper developed with Cooler Master

While demonstrating the 24-core and 32-core 2nd generation Threadripper CPUs at the Computex 2018 show, AMD was keen to note that these were air cooled, by non other than a brand new Wraith Ripper CPU cooler developed by AMD in cooperation with Cooler Master.

AMD unveils Radeon RX Vega 56 Nano at Computex 2018
Published in Graphics


Only Powercolor for now

During its Computex 2018 press conference, AMD took the opportunity to talk about the upcoming Radeon RX Vega 56 Nano graphics card, one that Powercolor announced a while back.

AMD shows Vega 7nm 32GB HBM2
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 06 June 2018 12:52

AMD shows Vega 7nm 32GB HBM2


RayTrace render demo

None other than Lisa Su, the fearless leader of AMD, has announced the Vega 7nm and just as Fudzilla reported a few months back this is a Radeon instinct only and it won’t make it to a gaming part. David Wang the SVP Engineering Radeon Technologies Group went into a few more details.