Few optimizations

On the official AMD website is available another driver update for AMD GPU users. With the last software update, the Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition hits the 18.2.3 Beta version and comes with optimization for Final Fantasy XII The Zodiac Age, Sea of Thieves, and Brass Tactics.


Based on 7nm lithography process

According to a rumor posted on WCCFtech, AMD might release a new generation of EPYC CPUs for servers. With EPYC "Rome", AMD will add a 64 cores with 128 threads CPU on a single packaged processor. This increase in core count is possible due to the process node shrink, from 14nm down to GlobalFoundries' 7nm.



Ryzen 2000 is pretty close

The launch of Zen+ or Ryzen 2000 is expected to take place somewhen in the first half of this year and more details are finally starting to surface including benchmarks scores. According to this first scores, the performance of the upcoming CPUs is rather good.




Just a few days after the launch

A while ago well-known overclocker Der8auer created a tool to delid Coffee Lake (and other) processors. Now, with the new AMD Raven Ridge chips, he managed to delid also this new processor with his specific tools. Meanwhile he posted a video on Youtube where shows the temperature improvement.


Two more Raven Ridge APUs

AMD has recently announced Ryzen 5 2400G and Ryzen 3 2200G APUs, however the company might release two low power versions as well. According to several leaks on motherboard OEMs, AMD has developed two more Raven Ridge APUs with 35W TDP only.



Support for PUBG and Fortnite

On the official AMD website is available another driver update for AMD GPU users. With the last software update, the Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition hits the 18.2.2 version and provides support for Kingdom Come: Deliverance as well as PUBG and Fortnite.


Added support and fixed issues

It seems like we are spending more time updating drivers than playing new games lately. During the past month we have received several AMD drivers and it's more or less the same with NVIDIA. AMD has released the latest update to their Radeon GPU drivers, the Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.2.1 WHQL. There's no apparent difference between this driver version and the previously released one, other than the WHQL certification.


For 166 Euro

During the pre-CES press day earlier this year, AMD has unveiled its CPU roadmap for the year. According to the roadmap, AMD has confirmed that we would be getting the first Ryzen "Raven Ridge" APUs quite soon. Although both chips are expected to hit the market next week, Tsbohemia.cz has already listed one of them.


Added support and fixed issues

It seems like we are spending more time updating drivers than playing new games lately. During the past month we have received several AMD drivers and it's more or less the same with NVIDIA. AMD has released the latest update to their Radeon GPU drivers, the Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.2.1. This version should give more support for the new Square Enix title, Final Fantasy 12: The Zodiac Age.


Due to Spectre issue

During AMD's last earnings call, the company has revealed several interesting informations. First of all, the GPU production is going to be ramped up to meet demand although memory shortages are slowing things down a bit. After that, AMD wants fix Spectre in Zen 2 architecture.



Fastest IGP so far

During the pre-CES press day earlier this month, AMD has unveiled its CPU roadmap for the year. According to the roadmap, AMD has confirmed that we would be getting the first Ryzen "Raven Ridge" APUs quite soon. Due to a leak on Reddit, there are finally some benchmarks of this upcoming APUs.


Mike Rayfield and David Wang

After the departure of Raja Koduri, AMD CEO Lisa Su has been leading the division however today AMD appears to have found the new graphics leadership. The company has tapped Mike Rayfield as the senior vice president and general manager and David Wang as senior vice president of engineering for the Radeon Technologies Group.


Featuring Vega graphics

During the pre-CES press day earlier this month, AMD has unveiled its CPU roadmap for the year. According to the roadmap, AMD has confirmed that we would be getting the first Ryzen "Raven Ridge" APUs quite soon. The company has unveiled now the specs for the Ryzen 5 2400G and the Ryzen 3 2200G APUs.


Added support and fixed issues

It seems like we are spending more time updating drivers than playing new games lately. During the past month we have received several AMD drivers and it's more or less the same with NVIDIA. AMD has released the latest update to their Radeon GPU drivers, the Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.1.1. This version should give more DX9 compatibility and adds some multi-GPU support.



Compatible with AMD X470 chipset

According to a rumor that originated in the SiSoft Sandra database, AMD is already working on a new high-end Ryzen CPU which will feature 6 cores and 12 threads. Furthermore this new CPU will be compatible with the upcoming AMD X470 chipset.



Added support and fixed issues

It seems like we are spending more time updating drivers than playing new games lately. During the past month we have received four new AMD drivers and it's more or less the same with NVIDIA. AMD has released the latest update to their Radeon GPU drivers, the Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 17.12.2 Beta.



AMD Navi expected for late 2018

AMD Vega is out since a while and only now we are getting the first custom models. However it's time to start looking towards the future. According to the roadmap, we know that AMD Vega will be followed up by Navi at some point between 2018 and 2020. Today we know that progress is being made since AMD's next-gen GPU has appeared in a new driver.


Spotted on SiSoft Sandra database

A few days ago, AMD unveiled Ryzen Mobile APUs, which were previously known by the codename Raven Ridge. The launch of these chips is expected to take place somewhen during next weeks and more details are finally starting to surface including benchmarks scores. According to this first scores, the performance of the upcoming APUs is pretty impressive.


Already during Q1 2018

AMD's Ryzen CPUs have been a huge success during this year and the company is planning for a new series of CPUs. According to AMD, we will see a Zen 1 refresh before the jump to Zen 2 architecture. It's still not clear what kind of CPUs we should expect with upcoming Ryzen series.



Added support and fixed issues

It seems like we are spending more time updating drivers than playing new games lately. During the past month we have received four new AMD drivers and it's more or less the same with NVIDIA. AMD has released the latest update to their Radeon GPU drivers, the Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 17.12.1. This version should give gamers immersive gameplay and more social features.
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