Posts Tagged ‘AMD’
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on July 2, 2015 under Console, Software & Gaming
Although sales of Microsoft Corp.’s Xbox One are strong in the U.S., in Europe the situation is different and sales of the platform are rather low. Microsoft admits that it has issues in Europe and ... more.
5 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on July 1, 2015 under Graphics
AMD’s Radeon R9 Fury X looks impressively stylish thanks to its short printed-circuit board and simplistic design of its cooling system. Nonetheless, some end-users – especially modders – may fi... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on July 1, 2015 under Console, Software & Gaming
This year Sony Corp.’s PlayStation 4 turns two years old and normally it is time to cut the price of the system in order to increase its sales. But while it is logical for Sony to reduce the price ... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on June 30, 2015 under Console, Development, Software & Gaming
Since Nintendo Wii U game console has clearly failed on the market, Nintendo has changed its approach to development of its future hardware devices, according to unofficial information. The company’... more.
12 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on June 30, 2015 under APU, CPU, Graphics
Advanced Micro Devices is experiencing difficult times because of business decisions made several years ago. At this point AMD is developing its “Zen” and “K12” microprocessors, which are expe... more.
84 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on June 29, 2015 under APU, Channel, Component, CPU, General Tech, Graphics
In a bid to revive its chip design operations, Microsoft Corp. may acquire Advanced Micro Devices, according to a source familiar with the matter. The software giant approached AMD several months ago,... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on June 27, 2015 under Console, Graphics, Memory
Micron Technology has announced that it had begun commercial shipments of GDDR5 chips made using 20nm process technology. The company did not reveal any details, but it is highly likely that Micron in... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on June 26, 2015 under Motherboard
Elitegroup Computer Systems has once again denied plans to stop making own-brand mainboards for the DIY market. This is the second time this year when the company makes such denial. “We feel re... more.
20 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on June 25, 2015 under APU, CPU
Advanced Micro Devices’ next-generation “Zen” micro-architecture promises to significantly increase performance of the company’s central processing units next year. Even though AMD will introd... more.
49 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on June 25, 2015 under Graphics
Nvidia Corp. is mulling to reconsider prices of select high-end graphics cards in order to further strengthen its positions in the market advanced graphics solutions. If the company proceeds with the ... more.
35 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on June 24, 2015 under Graphics
Advanced Micro Devices on Wednesday officially launched its new flagship graphics processing unit as well as a card based on the GPU. The new graphics processor is the first chip in the world to use ... more.
10 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on June 24, 2015 under APU, CPU
Advanced Micro Devices will release microprocessors based on “Zen” cores only for high-end desktop computers next year. Mainstream PCs will get the company’s new micro-architecture in 2017, when... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on June 23, 2015 under Monitors
Samsung has gone ahead and launched two new monitors sporting a 3840x2160 ultra HD 4K resolution along with support for the AMD backed FreeSync technology, allowing for variable refresh rates. The Sam... more.
61 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on June 22, 2015 under Development
Batman: Arkham Knight, the finale in the Rocksteady trilogy of Batman games launches in just a couple of hours. However, in the last week it seems that Warner Bros has had a bunch of last minute troub... more.
10 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on June 20, 2015 under APU, Channel, CPU, General Tech, Graphics
Chief executive officer of Advanced Micro Devices has ordered a research to review possibilities of splitting the company in two or spinning off a multimedia chip business unit, a media report claims.... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on June 20, 2015 under Graphics
Virtual reality hardware market is something that does not really exist today. Oculus VR sells its virtual reality headsets to game developers, Samsung supplies Gear VR to hardcore enthusiasts, other ... more.
82 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on June 19, 2015 under Graphics
In the recent years both Advanced Micro Devices and Nvidia Corp. sold similar graphics processing units under completely different names, a practice many consider as deceiving. While stagnation in the... more.
21 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on June 19, 2015 under Graphics
Advanced Micro Devices on Thursday revealed all the details about its new family of graphics cards, the Radeon R9 and the Radeon R7 300-series. As reported, the whole lineup is based on existing graph... more.
97 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on June 19, 2015 under Graphics
Advanced Micro Devices this week officially unwrapped its new flagship single-chip graphics card based on the highly-anticipated “Fiji” graphics processing unit. The new AMD Radeon R9 Fury X graph... more.
33 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on June 18, 2015 under Gaming Rig
Advanced Micro Devices’ project Quantum small form-factor system concept is nothing but impressive. It promises to deliver leading-edge performance in all games in ultra-high-definition resolutions ... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on June 17, 2015 under Graphics, Memory
SK Hynix, one of the world’s major producers of memory, on Tuesday said that it had begun volume shipments of its high-bandwidth memory (HBM) designed for bandwidth-demanding applications. The first... more.
8 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on June 17, 2015 under Graphics
Even though AMD’s new-generation dual-chip flagship graphics card is only expected to hit the market several months from now, the company already uses such graphics card for demonstrations. The new ... more.
13 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on June 16, 2015 under Gaming Rig, Graphics
Small form-factor personal computers have gained significant popularity in the recent years. A lot of people want to have tiny PCs that can perform everyday tasks without overheating or causing too mu... more.
21 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on June 16, 2015 under Graphics
AMD has finally stopped teasing everyone and has announced its new graphics card lineup for 2015. The expected R7 and R9 300 series graphics cards made an appearance but AMD also has four Fiji powered... more.
15 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on June 13, 2015 under APU, CPU
Advanced Micro Devices will not use its next-generation high-performance “Zen” micro-architecture for its accelerated processing units next year, if excerpts from an alleged AMD presentation publi... more.
17 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on June 12, 2015 under CPU
While Advanced Micro Devices’ next-generation micro-architecture known as “Zen” looks very impressive on paper, it will not hit the market any time soon. In fact, AMD plans to release the first ... more.
17 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on June 12, 2015 under APU, CPU, Server
Advanced Micro Devices has not updated its server and high-end desktop microprocessors for well over two years now, which is why market shares of AMD Opteron and AMD FX central processing units are ne... more.
18 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on June 12, 2015 under Graphics
Although Advanced Micro Devices and some of its allies have published a number of teaser photos of AMD’s upcoming Radeon Fury X graphics cards, they have not revealed the actual look of the boards. ... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on June 11, 2015 under APU, CPU, Server
Many analysts now believe that Advanced Micro Devices may never recover from its current problems and will inevitably sink. While everything may happen in this industry, it is unlikely that companies ... more.
6 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on June 11, 2015 under Motherboard, Peripheral
At present, only MicroStar International offers platforms for AMD processors with USB 3.1 type-A connectors. By contrast, virtually all leading makers of motherboards now sell mainboards for current-g... more.
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