Anderson hints of second-generation Ryzen CPUs
Published in Processors


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 Processors


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.

AMD releases four second generation Ryzen chips
Published in Processors


15 percent higher gaming performance

AMD has announced the global availability of its second Generation AMD Ryzen desktop processors, which it claims, offer up to 15 percent higher gaming performance than the first generation.

AOC presents AGON AG322QC4 gaming monitor
Published in News
Thursday, 19 April 2018 10:38

AOC presents AGON AG322QC4 gaming monitor


Comes with FreeSync 2 and DisplayHDR 400 support

AOC has unveiled its latest gaming monitor in the AGON-series, the 32-inch AOC AGON AG322QC4, which comes with a 31.5-inch 3-sided frameless VA-panel, 2560x1440 resolution and support for both AMD FreeSync 2 and DisplayHDR 400.

AMD hits back at Nvidia's partner programme
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 18 April 2018 11:41

AMD hits back at Nvidia's partner programme


Handbags at dawn

AMD has been firing off some salvos at Nvidia's Partner Programme which appears designed to force suppliers to only sell its products.

Dell unveils Inspiron 13 7000 convertible with AMD Ryzen mobile APU
Published in Notebooks


13.3-incher with Ryzen 5 2500U or Ryzen 2700U APUs

Dell has rather silently unveiled its newest Inspiron 13 7000 convertible notebook with 13.3-inch 1080p touchscreen and AMD Mobile Ryzen APUs, starting at $729.99.

Ryzen 7 2700X and Ryzen 5 2600X Overclock to 5.88 GHz
Published in Processors

Sadly needed exotic cooling

Two of AMD's upcoming second-generation Ryzen processors have already been overclocked to more than 5.8GHz and beyond.

Nvidia-Intel licensing was really just a payment
Published in Graphics


Settlement wrapped in a paper

Last year Nvidia stopped getting so called licensing money from Intel. After five years the financial injection was  delivered in total. This all came after the Intel and Nvidia conflict that started over chipsets, but essentially was a settlement that ended up being called licensing. It never was GPU licensing.  

Motherboard makers cheer their own AM4 X470 motherboards
Published in Motherboards


ASRock, Asus, Biostar, Gigabyte, and MSI join the party

As expected, since AMD has now officially lifted the NDA (non disclosure agreement) from its second generation Ryzen 2000-series Pinnacle Ridge CPUs and the shiny new X470 chipset, most, if not all motherboard makers have announced their own versions, with some launching more than one motherboard to cover a wider market range.