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AMD confirms Vega still on track for Q2 2017

Last night, AMD held its quarterly earnings report, during which CEO Lisa Su revealed a few details about launch plans for the first half of 2017. Firstly, she confirmed to investors that the first Ryzen desktop processor will be launching in early March as previously thought, but secondly, we also …

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AMD’s Ryzen confirmed for early March launch

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AMD has confirmed that it will be launching its new-generation CPUs, called Ryzen, in early March this year, giving us our first real concrete launch date for the technology. We were previously told to expect the new chips in the first quarter of this year, but now we know for …

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Rumour: AMD won’t be releasing six-core Ryzen CPUs

Update: Some new reports have now come to light claiming that six core Ryzen CPUs are possible and may see release after all. The rumour mill can’t make up its mind, you can find the updated information, HERE.  Original Story: AMD is gearing up for the launch of its first …

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AMD said to be launching Vega GPUs in May

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It looks like things in the GPU world are going to get very interesting over the next few months. Not only is there a rumour going around that the GTX 1080Ti may be revealed in March but it turns out we may finally see the launch of AMD’s new Vega …

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AMD set to launch Ryzen before March 3rd

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If you are still hanging on for AMD to release its first Ryzen CPU before upgrading your system, then it looks like you won’t need to wait much longer as reports this week indicate that the launch will be happening before the 3rd of March. AMD has been showing off …

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Every AMD Ryzen CPU will have an unlocked multiplier

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AMD has confirmed with some slide releases that the next-generation CPUs it will be releasing as part of its Ryzen range, will have fully unlocked multipliers. That’s not a restriction to high-end chips either: every single Ryzen CPU will be ‘unlocked,’ meaning every chip can be overclocked very easily. While …

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CES 2017: AMD Vega has potential to beat GTX 1080Ti

AMD’s CES ultra-tease of its Vega hardware suggests that it could be as powerful if not more so than some of Nvidia’s most expensive graphics cards. It suggests that with advancements in the geometry pipeline, its new pixel engine and high bandwidth memory 2 (HBM2) it could end up being …

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QNAP TVS-473-16G 4-Bay NAS Review

QNAP’s latest TVS NAS series, the TVS-473 sits under the company’s SMB midrange label and is available as four, six and eight-bay units. The TVS-473 is the 4-bay entry level model of the series; a 4-bay NAS that so packed full of features it can be used for just about …

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AMD’s Extended Frequency Range could auto-overclock Ryzen CPUs

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AMD’s big New Horizon show last night went a long way to giving people confidence that its upcoming Zen processors will be competitive with Intel’s best. However beyond stock performance, Ryzen CPUs will also be able to take advantage of AMD’s Extended Frequency Range (XFR) feature, which should automatically overclock …

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Reminder: AMD will show off Zen tonight at 9PM GMT

Announced at the tail end of November, AMD’s New Horizon event to show off its upcoming Zen CPU architecture takes place later today, 13th December. Although attendance will be restricted, any and all can view online. If you’d like to check in on the livestream, make sure to be ready …

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QNAP and AMD team up to launch APU powered NAS series

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This week, QNAP Systems has announced that it has officially teamed up with AMD to bring out a new series of high-performance NAS devices, all powered by AMD’s Embedded R-Series quad-core APUs. The TVS-x73 NAS series can come equipped with up to 64GB of RAM, an AES-NI hardware encryption engine, …

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Potential leak points to updated Zen engineering samples

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Earlier this year, we got our first look at AMD’s Summit Ridge/Zen 8-core desktop processor thanks to an engineering sample leak. However, the SKUs floating around at the time were still a bit off from being the final consumer spec. However, as we get closer to the Q1 2017 launch, …

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