AMD has 7nm Radeon Instinct running in its lab
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Made at TSMC

During its Q1 2018 financial conference call yesterday, AMD's CEO, Dr. Lisa Su, confirmed that 7nm is on track and that 7nm Radeon Instinct is running in their labs.

AMD results show marked improvement
Published in News
Thursday, 26 April 2018 10:09

AMD results show marked improvement

Shut your mouth Intel and look at my wad!  

AMD has surprised Wall Street and Intel fanboys by reporting better than expected first quarter results.

AMD StoreMI works like a charm on X470 chipset motherboards
Published in PC Hardware

It even makes Intel Optane interesting

According to a video posted recently online, it appears that it took AMD and StoreMI software to make the Intel Optane shine and pretty much make the experience as best as possible.

AMD talks about XFR2 and Precision Boost 2 technology
Published in PC Hardware

Precision Boost 2 works on X370 boards

AMD has released a video which talks about its latest technologies introduced with the recently launched Ryzen 2000 series CPUs, the eXtended Frequency Range 2 (XFR2) and the Precision Boost 2 technologies.

AMD AGESA 1002a BIOS update fixes Raven Ridge bugs
Published in PC Hardware

Better power management for smoother gaming

It appears that AMD AGESA 1002a BIOS update has started to show up for some motherboards and that it fixes power management problems seen with the Ryzen 3 2200G and Ryzen 5 2400G APUs, providing both better performance and smoother gameplay - in some games.

AMD's Ryzen 2000 series CPU gets delidded
Published in PC Hardware
Tuesday, 24 April 2018 20:38

AMD's Ryzen 2000 series CPU gets delidded

Not worth doing

One of AMD's recently released Ryzen 2000 series CPUs, codename Pinnacle Ridge, has had its top taken off by Der8auer showing that these are still soldered to the IHS and that such a process is simply not worth doing due to small temperature differences.

AMD also releases low power Ryzen APUs
Published in PC Hardware
Tuesday, 24 April 2018 13:22

AMD also releases low power Ryzen APUs

The Ryzen 3 2200GE and Ryzen 5 2400GE

In addition to the official launch of its 2nd generation Ryzen 2000-series CPUs based on Zen+ architecture, AMD has also released two low power Ryzen APUs based on Raven Ridge design with TDP set at 35W, the Ryzen 3 2200GE and the Ryzen 5 2400GE.

Anderson hints of second-generation Ryzen CPUs
Published in PC Hardware

But not before the summer

Jim Anderson, senior vice president at AMD, has hinted that a second-generation Ryzen CPUs with a Ryzen 7 2800X, is in the works and indicated that AMD has held off on releasing the more powerful part to wait and see what Intel does first.

AMD looking for a legal fight with Nvidia
Published in Graphics

Who did not see that happening?

AMD is gathering evidence that Nvidia's partner programme is part of a clever game of monopoly designed to force suppliers to land on Park Lane and Mayfair.

Enmotus provides the storage brains behind new Ryzens
Published in PC Hardware

StoreMI is based on the Enmotus FuzeDrive

Buried in the announcement about the four new 400-series chipset was the news that Enmotus was behind AMD's new StoreMI technology or Store Machine Intelligence.