799 dollars due to discontinuation

AMD
The Radeon Pro Duo is the most powerful AMD graphics card that you can buy so far and due to the fact that the launch of AMD’s Vega architecture appears to happen in May 2017 e-tailers want to get rid of the Radeon Pro Duo cards.

Optimization for Resident Evil 7: Biohazard

AMD
Following the launch of AMD’s ReLive 16.12.2 WQHL drivers there is already a new beta update available. This release should bring significant performance improvements to a few games as well as optimizations for Resident Evil 7: Biohazard.

Expectations too high?

AMD
A few weeks ago the French hardware magazine Canard PC Hardware has published information that the upcoming AMD Ryzen CPUs should allow overclocking to 5 GHz with an ordinary tower cooler.

According to the latest leak

AMD
According to the latest rumors from our friends over at WCCFtech, the next generation of AMD graphics card, which will reportedly be based on the upcoming Vega architecture might become available in May 2017.

Four cores and threads

AMD
Following the latest rumors that appeared on Twitter, AMD might introduce a Ryzen CPU with four cores and four threads in the coming weeks. This is supposed to be an entry-level processor with a TDP of 45W. Since most of the Intel Core i3 and Core i5 series are locked, this small Ryzen CPU could a be pretty interesting choice.

Maybe on February 27th

AMD
According to the latest rumors, it looks like AMD will finally launch their Ryzen CPUs during GDC 2017 in San Francisco. So far this is just a rumor based on the GDC's session schedule,l which shows an event called "Optimizing for AMD Ryzen CPU". This session is presented by AMD itself.

First WHQL release in 2017

AMD
After almost one month has passed since the last driver update, AMD has a new version ready up its sleeve. With Radeon Software Crimson ReLive 16.12.2 WQHL Driver AMD releases the first WHQL driver in 2017. This release should bring significant performance improvements in quite a few games compared to the first version.

During CES 2017

AMD
The guys from LinusTechTips have token few shots of upcoming AMD Vega 10 graphics card during the CES 2017. The GPU used during the show is a pre-production model which also feature an additional PCB for monitor all the signals. Although there aren't many details about the graphics card, we can already guess some specification.

No need special edition

AMD
During CES 2017 AMD has unveiled that all the upcoming Ryzen CPUs will feature an unlocked multiplier. In other words every processor can be overclocked easily. You might remember that the overclockable parts used to be marketed as “Black Edition”, which appears not to be the case anymore.

Will it be a Titan X killer?

AMD
One of the main attractions at this years CES certainly was AMD presenting details on their upcoming Vega GPU architecture. It’s just great to see that AMD appears to have new products coming that might really be able to keep up with the competition - talking about Vega and Ryzen. Nevertheless we here at ocaholic are still sceptical since in the past AMD created so many false expectations, that we believe numbers when we tested a product ourselves.

Star Wars Battlefront at 60 fps at UHD

AMD
During the CES 2017 in Las Vegas AMD has shown a system based on a Ryzen processor and Vega graphics card. This is not the first time that AMD shows a system with this kind of components, a few weeks ago they displayed a similar system during the Tech Day in Sonoma California. The difference is that this time the system was running Star Wars Battlefront at 60 fps on a UHD display with probably Ultra quality settings.

With ASUS A320M-C motherboard

AMD
While we’ve already seen plenty of leaks and benchmarks on AMD's upcoming Ryzen processor, some new details on the A12-9800 have emerged on Planet3DNow. Due to the German website, we can finally see how quick this upcoming AM4 APU is going to be

During CES 2017

AMD
According to the latest rumors AMD will show an advanced Preview on their upcoming Vega GPUs at CES 2017. Vega is going to be AMD’s new flagship graphics card, which has already been shown last month by Raja Koduri, who is the Chief Architect of Radeon Technologies.

Several performance improvements

AMD
Following the launch of AMD’s new ReLive drivers there is already a new beta update available. This release should bring significant performance improvements in quite a few games compared to the first version. In addition a new category "Known Issues" has been added.

Not compatible with old CPU coolers

AMD
After almost 10 years, even AMD is going to change the mounting. Actually it was to be expected that the upcoming AM4 CPUs would require a different mounting kit, since the socket is quite a bit different as well. As always Noctua is very early on letting their customers know that their existing CPU coolers will soon be compatible.

With latest DirectX 12 update

AMD
A few days ago Ubisoft has released a new update for Tom Clancy's The Division, this new patch brings significant improvements regarding DirectX 12 performance with AMD graphics card. According to the first tests from GameGPU and ComputerBase, it looks like the improvements put the RX 480 16% ahead of the GTX 1060.

AMD AM4 platform shown

14.12.2016 - Posted by Luca Rocchi

Feature list finally up to date

AMD
During their New Horizon event AMD has also shown the new AM4 platform. The upcoming high-end motherboards will be based on the X370 chipset which offers all the latest feature you might want from a recent motherboard.

As fast as a Core i7-6900K

AMD
Yesterday, during their "New Horizon" event, which AMD hosted in its home town Texas, AMD, for the first time, has shown a RYZEN CPU. AMD worked on Zen, which now goes by the name RYZEN, for almost 4 years and the main focus of the company has been creating a chip that features competitive IPC performance. According to the company, it looks like that Zen either met or exceeded the goals set by the company, so we’re pretty curious to find out more.

AMD Vega GPU demonstrated

13.12.2016 - Posted by Luca Rocchi

Deals with 4K easily

AMD
During a tech day that was held yesterday in Sonoma California AMD for the first time demonstrated their Radeon Instinct product family. Their new flagship is most likely based the Vega GPU and it goes by the name MI25.

AMD Zen CPU are called RYZEN

13.12.2016 - Posted by Luca Rocchi

Including clock

AMD
According to latest rumors AMD is going to launch their Zen based processors on January 17th. Meanwhile a few new slides have leaked revealing additional information on these CPUs as well as the marketing name. AMD will promote these new CPUs using “RYZEN” as a brand name.
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