1st Gen Threadripper series get a price cut
The new generation of Threadripper CPUs have proven to be real performers, but aside from their higher core clocks and some other tweaks they are not so different from the first generation of threadripper CPUs. AMD has recently lowered the prices for Gen1 CPUs, making them a very very interesting option.
Former AMD chief architect Jim Keller leaves Tesla to join Intel
The former AMD designer and Chief Architect of the ZEN architecture, Jim Keller, left AMD about a year ago. In the meantime, he joined Tesla to work on AI hardware as head of the department. Latest reports tell us that he left Tesla to fully focus on designing processors at another company.
Rumors of an AMD/MSI gaming bundle
AMD and MSI might be planning on releasing a gaming bundle called the 'Combat crate'. This box would include a motherboard, processor and graphics card. The rumor is based on two photos spotted by Videocardz. On the second photo, you can see the back of the box with a description of what's inside.
Why AMD isn't selling a 2800X
It seems like AMD isn't planning on releasing a Ryzen 7 2800X because their line-up seems to be sufficient for now. This however doesn't mean that there's no Ryzen 7 2800X at all. The existence of the Ryzen 7 2800X has been rumored by Jim Anderson, who talked with DSOgaming.
AMD's Announcement on Board Partner Rebranding
ASUS announced the rebranding of its AMD Radeon RX graphics cards to 'AREZ' today. Over the coming weeks, you can expect to see other add-in board partners to do the same. AMD released a press statement which follows below.
AMD's stock under fire
Two sources, CTS-Labs and Viceroy Research, seem focused on placing AMD in a darker light and blame them for having security flaws. AMD responds and takes quick care of the presented issues.
Radeon FreeSync for Xbox One S and Xbox One X
The release of technologies like FreeSync and GSync made it possible to play games fluently, even on lower framerates. Until now, most adaptations were meant for PC gaming, leaving console gamers with screen tearing to fend for themselves. Mismatched refresh rates and high latency can ruin gameplay experience, it doesn't matter whether you're playing an FPS or your favourite RPG.
Ryzen processors for embedded systems are coming
Last year AMD stepped up their game with their new Ryzen processors. Focusing on multithreading, low power consumption and budget. Their processors are one of a kind and those reasons are what got them back in the market alongside Intel. But now they want to broaden the applications for AMD technology, so they are going to make processors for embedded systems.
Intel's new hexa-core mobile processors
A recenty leaked roadmap from Intel, the market leader in the processor industry, shows a bright future for the multicore processor industry with Intel releasing their first hexa-core mainstream mobile processors soon.
AMD and Qualcomm Technologies to Support Always Connected PCs on Ryzen Mobile Platforms
AMD announced that they are working with Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. to bring smooth and fast PC connectivity solutions to AMD's high-performance Ryzen™ mobile processors, featuring the world's fastest processor for ultrathin notebooks.