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AMD slips up as leak indicates its Vega GPUs are coming ‘this quarter’

AMD slips up as leak indicates its Vega GPUs are coming ‘this quarter’ Now, AMD fans are waiting for the company to make its next move by introducing its next generation Vega GPUs.Until now, AMD hasn’t provided any information on when Vega might be officially introduced, leaving gamers waiting impatiently for stronger competition with Nvidia’s Pascal architecture.

AMD's New Radeon Pro Duo is Slower, Cheaper Than Its Predecessor

AMD's New Radeon Pro Duo is Slower, Cheaper Than Its Predecessor When AMD launched its Radeon Pro Duo a year ago, it was clearly an attempt to simultaneously drive VR development and carve out a niche for a high-end Radeon solution that could drive each eye from a separate GPU.At the same time, however, the $1,500 price tag and limited VRAM (just 4GB per GPU) were less than ideal for a four-digit development board.

Id Software’s Robert Duffy promotes the benefits of using AMD’s new Ryzen CPUs

Id Software’s Robert Duffy promotes the benefits of using AMD’s new Ryzen CPUs As a refresher, AMD now sells two groups of Ryzen-branded processors based on its built-from-scratch “Zen” processor design: Ryzen 7 and Ryzen 5.The Ryzen 7 group consists of three chips ranging in base clock speeds between 3.

AMD updates latest Ryzen drivers with new power plan to boost performance

AMD updates latest Ryzen drivers with new power plan to boost performance With just such people in mind, AMD released its latest AMD Ryzen chipset drivers with an eye on improving performance — at least for Windows 10 64-bit users.The new Ryzen drivers get around the Windows 10 default by installing a new “AMD Ryzen Balanced” power plan.

AMD Updates Ryzen's Windows Power Plan, Boosts Performance With New Chipset Driver

AMD Updates Ryzen's Windows Power Plan, Boosts Performance With New Chipset Driver Now, the company has released a new chipset driver that will add and automatically activate a power profile that gives Ryzen more control over its own power states.The problem initially occurred because of a mismatch in how AMD’s SenseMI technology operates compared with Windows’ native power management.

Intel Will Rebrand Xeons, Preps Gold, Platinum Workstation Processors

Intel Will Rebrand Xeons, Preps Gold, Platinum Workstation Processors Marketing materials need to be updated, and additional explanations prepared for when the new naming system and new products both go live.As for the naming scheme itself, Intel appears to be jettisoning all reference to model types in favor of precious metals — Xeon Gold and Xeon Platinum.

AMD Racks Up Ryzen Revenue, Narrows Q1 Loss

AMD Racks Up Ryzen Revenue, Narrows Q1 Loss The company’s operating loss of $29 million was significantly lower than last year, when it reported a $68 million operating loss.Net loss was $73 million and $109 million in Q1 2017 versus Q1 206.

Upcoming Nvidia Driver Will Enable Netflix 4K Streaming, Sort Of

Upcoming Nvidia Driver Will Enable Netflix 4K Streaming, Sort Of Over the past year, it’s often seemed as if Microsoft and Netflix have done everything they could possibly do to prevent 4K streaming on PCs.While 4K started rolling out on Netflix several years ago, only a handful of smart TVs were supported.

AMD Suffers its Worst Stock Drop in Over a Decade, Despite Revenue Gains

AMD Suffers its Worst Stock Drop in Over a Decade, Despite Revenue Gains To understand why investors punished AMD so harshly, it helps to understand how the stock has performed in the past year.First, here’s AMD’s stock price movement over the past 24 hours: And now, here’s AMD’s stock price movement over the past 12 months.

Intel Rebrands Xeon Line, Announces New Chips Based on Skylake

Intel Rebrands Xeon Line, Announces New Chips Based on Skylake Instead of naming chips with an E/EP/EX system (think Haswell-E), Intel will use metallic classifications to identify specific Xeon parts.But you’d pay a huge premium for adapting that part, since Intel’s 8-core chips are so expensive.

Cray Announces New, AI-Focused Supercomputers

Cray Announces New, AI-Focused Supercomputers Now Cray, which helped pioneer the very concept of a supercomputer, is also bringing its own solutions to market.the CS-Storm 500GT supports up to 8x 450W or 10x 400W accelerators, including Nvidia’s Tesla P40 or P100 GPU accelerators.

Rumor: Intel Planning 12-Core Core i9 CPUs to Challenge AMD's Ryzen

Rumor: Intel Planning 12-Core Core i9 CPUs to Challenge AMD's Ryzen The other chips are listed as follows: Core i7-7640K: 4 cores, 4 threads, 4GHz base, 4.The two Core i7 chips would be Kaby Lake-derived while the rest of the Core i9 family is based on Skylake-X.

Samsung, Intel Join FTC's Antitrust Suit Against Qualcomm

Samsung, Intel Join FTC's Antitrust Suit Against Qualcomm According to Intel, Qualcomm has: [M]aintained an interlocking web of abusive patent and commercial practices that subverts competition on the merits.The FTC’s detailed complaint documents the Qualcomm practices that have created that coercive business climate and stymied competition.

Take That, Intel: AMD Unveils 16-core Ryzen 'Threadripper' Enthusiast CPU

Take That, Intel: AMD Unveils 16-core Ryzen 'Threadripper' Enthusiast CPU The Ryzen 5 1600X is a six-core / 12-thread CPU at $250, compared with over $400 for its Intel counterpart, and the eight-core, 16-thread Ryzen 7 1800X ($500) compares well with Intel’s Core i7-6900K at $1,100.Now, AMD is prepping a new, workstation-class CPU to take Intel on at the top of its market.

AMD's New Epyc Server Brand to Take on Deep Learning

AMD's New Epyc Server Brand to Take on Deep Learning We’ve known the codename for AMD’s Ryzen server CPUs, Naples, but the company unveiled the actual brand name today.Henceforth, AMD’s server CPUs will be sold under the Epyc brand.

From Ryzen APUs to Vega: Thoughts on AMD's Financial Analyst Day

From Ryzen APUs to Vega: Thoughts on AMD's Financial Analyst Day Yesterday, AMD had its first financial analyst day in several years.To-date, we’ve only seen Polaris and the Ryzen 5 and 7 families, but AMD has bigger plans.

How L1 and L2 CPU Caches Work, and Why They're an Essential Part of Modern Chips

How L1 and L2 CPU Caches Work, and Why They're an Essential Part of Modern Chips This is where the L2 cache comes into play — while it’s slower, it’s also much larger.This chart shows the relationship between an L1 cache with a constant hit rate, but a larger L2 cache.

L2 vs. L3 cache: What's the Difference?

L2 vs. L3 cache: What's the Difference? Today, we’re going to take one step further and explore the difference between L2 and L3 caches.At its simplest level, an L3 cache is just a larger, slower version of the L2 cache.

Intel Puts the Kibosh on Reports It Will License AMD GPU Technology

Intel Puts the Kibosh on Reports It Will License AMD GPU Technology But as far as GPU performance is concerned, outside its models with EDRAM, AMD is still considered to have an overall edge.In a statement sent to Barrons, Intel stated, “The recent rumors that Intel has licensed AMD’s graphics technology are untrue.

AMD's RX Vega Won't Launch Until Later This Year

AMD's RX Vega Won't Launch Until Later This Year While the company demoed and discussed its Vega Frontier Edition this week at its financial analyst day, the company will not be launching a consumer Vega GPU at Computex or in June.It’s not like you can run down to the corner store to get HBM2.