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