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Computing, Hardware

AMD RDNA 4 graphics cards could be imminent, as huge driver-related hint is dropped

May 14, 2024

Via: Techradar

AMD has rolled out a massive Linux driver update with 24,000 lines of code for Team Red’s incoming RDNA 4 graphics cards. As spotted by Phoronix.com (via TweakTown), a new Linux kernel driver has been implemented for ‘AMD GFX12 Mesa […]


Computing, Hardware

AMD’s Zen 5 CPUs are ‘imminent’ and another motherboard maker seemingly confirms them as Ryzen 9000 chips

April 25, 2024

Via: Techradar

All the major motherboard makers have now introduced support for AMD’s next-gen desktop CPUs with their latest BIOS releases, and another vendor has specifically mentioned that these chips will be the Ryzen 9000 series. If you recall, Asus, Gigabyte, and […]


Computing, Hardware

AMD unveils Ryzen Pro 8000 series chips with built in NPUs for desktop and mobile

April 17, 2024

Via: GSMArena.com

Following the launch of AMD’s first NPU-equipped processors, the Ryzen 8000G series from January, the company is expanding its portfolio with Ryzen Pro 8000 models that also feature AI acceleration hardware. These are the AMD Ryzen Pro 8000 chips for […]


Computing, Hardware

AMD next-gen APUs reportedly sacrifice a larger cache for AI chips

April 10, 2024

Via: TechSpot

According to members of the Anandtech forums, AMD has significantly reduced cache size to accommodate large AI chips on upcoming Strix Point hardware. If the reports prove accurate, it would suggest that AMD and other processor vendors are placing considerable […]


Computing, Hardware

AMD Zen 5 CPUs could be nearly ready – which would be a big problem for Intel

April 3, 2024

Via: Techradar

AMD’s Zen 5 processors might be with us sooner than expected, or at least a new development has given us fresh hope this could be the case. Regular hardware leaker HXL brought this to our attention on X (formerly Twitter) […]


Computing, Hardware

AMD’s next-gen Zen 6 ‘Medusa’ processor might be an absolute beast of a chip

February 21, 2024

Via: Techradar

AMD’s next-gen “Medusa” processor is shaping up to be a mighty big chip if recent rumors are to be believed, though it’ll still be a very long time before we even get close to seeing it. The forthcoming processor architecture, […]


Computing, Hardware

AMD Zen 5 processor rumor sets stage for epic end-of-year battle with Intel

February 20, 2024

Via: Techradar

AMD’s hotly-anticipated Zen 5 CPUs could launch at the end of this year, lining up closely with Intel’s Arrow Lake release – which could spell trouble for Team Blue and edge AMD further towards hard-earned desktop supremacy in the best […]


Computing, Software & Applications

AMD’s new graphics driver offers a free frame rate boost for all PC games – with a couple of notable catches

January 24, 2024

Via: Techradar

AMD has released a new GPU driver, Adrenalin version 24.1.1, which brings in its Fluid Motion Frame technology to boost frame rates. AMD’s Fluid Motion Frame (AFMF) feature is driver-level frame generation, or to put it another way, it’s a […]


Hacking, Security

Graphics card flaw enables data theft in AMD, Apple, and Qualcomm chips by exploiting GPU memory

January 17, 2024

Via: Tom's Hardware

A new security vulnerability called LeftoverLocals affects GPUs made by some of the leading names, like AMD, Apple, and Qualcomm. It enables data theft from the GPU’s memory irrespective of the form factor and operating system. The flaw was discovered […]


Computing, Hardware

Could Nvidia be trailing behind AMD in upscaling tech? AMD certainly thinks so

January 11, 2024

Via: Techradar

It’s hard to talk about AMD without bringing up arch nemesis Nvidia, and vice versa, when it comes to upscaling technology and GPU technology. Nvidia drops DLSS, and AMD follows quickly with FSR. Normally we expect Nvidia to lead with […]


Computing, Hardware

AMD’s Ryzen mobile chips beat Intel’s new Meteor Lake in Linux benchmarks — Ryzen 7 7840U and Intel Core Ultra 7 155H go head-to-head

December 20, 2023

Via: Tom's Hardware

Within a week of Intel Meteor Lake’s Dec. 14 release date, the Core Ultra 7 155H has been given a run of over 300 CPU benchmarks under Linux in a head-to-head with a Ryzen 7 7840U. This detailed testing was […]


Computing, Hardware

AMD’s new driver finally fixes a nasty bug where some RDNA 3 GPUs guzzle too much power

December 7, 2023

Via: Techradar

AMD’s latest graphics driver release has apparently resolved a longstanding problem with RDNA 3 desktop graphics cards using way too much power at idle, and unnecessarily running up bills a bit with certain PC setups – those running high refresh […]


Computing, Hardware

GPU market bounces back, AIB shipments see significant rise in Q3

December 5, 2023

Via: TechSpot

The GPU market is still a peculiar mix of fake deals and good offers. It’s quite difficult to navigate for gamers looking to build a new rig or upgrade their aging graphics card for recent AAA releases like Alan Wake […]


Computing, Hardware

AMD Ryzen 8000G APU specs, benchmarks, and release date leaked

November 28, 2023

Via: TechSpot

As you can see below, performance in synthetic benchmarks and games looks mighty impressive compared to Ryzen 7 5000G series hardware. In games like Doom Eternal and Cyberpunk 2077, one could expect up to 200 percent better performance compared to […]


Computing, Hardware

AMD CacheWarp Vulnerability Afflicts Previous Gen EPYC Server CPUs, Patch Issued

November 14, 2023

Via: Tom's Hardware

AMD and Graz University of Technology researchers have disclosed a new vulnerability in AMD CPU called CacheWarp, or CVE-2023-20592 (via ComputerBase). This attack exploits a security feature in EPYC server CPUs that’s supposed to make them resistant to hacks. The […]


Computing, Hardware

AMD gains CPU market share in desktops, laptops, and servers

November 10, 2023

Via: TechSpot

According to Mercury Research (via Tom’s Hardware), AMD gained 5.8 percent unit share in desktops, 3.8 percent in laptops, and 5.8 percent in servers. In terms of revenue share, Team Red gained 4.1 percent in desktops, 5.1 percent in laptops, […]


Computing, Hardware

Nvidia and AMD plan to launch Arm PC chips as soon as 2025, Reuters reports

October 23, 2023

Via: The Verge

Nvidia and AMD are both reportedly planning to launch Arm-based CPUs for Windows-based PCs. Reuters reports that Nvidia has started designing Arm-based CPUs in what could be a major expansion of Microsoft’s Windows on Arm work. Nvidia and AMD could […]


Computing, Software & Applications

AMD Posts Ryzen AI Software Platform Preview for Developers

September 15, 2023

Via: Tom's Hardware

Although AMD says its Ryzen 7040-series accelerated processing units with the company’s Ryzen AI hardware engine have been shipping for well over half of a year now, there were no publicly available tools to make use of it. That changed […]


Computing, Hardware

AMD Radeon GPU Detective Helps Troubleshoot GPU Crashes

August 17, 2023

Via: Tom's Hardware

Even the best graphics cards are prone to crashes. It doesn’t matter if it’s a Nvidia or AMD graphics card. For that same reason, AMD has launched a helpful tool called Radeon GPU Detective (RGD) to aid developers in diagnosing […]


Computing, Hardware

AMD announces Ryzen 9 7945HX3D, first notebook chip with 3D V-Cache technology

July 28, 2023

Via: GSMArena.com

AMD has announced the new Ryzen 9 7945HX3D, the world’s first notebook CPU with the company’s 3D V-Cache technology. The 7945HX3D is essentially the 7945HX but with double the L3 cache. While the L1 and L2 cache remain at 1MB […]