True to its promise last year, Microsoft will disable any form of updates for modern processors still running older versions of Windows. Affected processors include those from AMD, Intel, and Qualcomm.
Apps/Software March 17, 2017
The Ryzen 5's launch may potentially impact Intel as rival AMD targets the mainstream PC market. Based on early testing by AMD, the Ryzen 5 has proved to be much more efficient than its Intel counterpart.
Computers March 16, 2017
The latest AMD Ryzen 7 series processors may not be as good as the company's claims. Several tests and benchmarks show that Intel’s Kaby Lake Core i7 7700K fares much better than AMD’s new chipset.
Computers March 2, 2017
AMD has officially unveiled the first Ryzen CPUs and put them up for preorder already. To help things move along, here's where to buy the Ryzen 7 1700, 1700X, and 1800X.
Computers February 23, 2017
AMD has officially unveiled the three Ryzen 7 CPUs 1700, 1700X, and 1800X, and it has given out all the important details, from the release date and performance to the price and preorder details.
Computers February 23, 2017
AMD's new Ryzen chips based on the new Zen architecture will offer improvements that will trounce what Intel's current Kaby Lake chip is able to manage. These include significantly better performance and longer lifespan.
Computers January 9, 2017
Nvidia has announced the GeForce GTX 1080 Ti 4K graphic card, the one card to rule them all. It comes at a time when AMD is prepping to launch its own 4K graphic card, codenamed Vega. Both cards should hit market in 2017.
Computers December 22, 2016
There is a trick that can boost AMD Radeon RX 460's performance by about 12 percent. It will be able to unlock additional cores that AMD has so far failed to admit as well as stream processors and texture mapping units, all for a very simple and short procedure.
Computers December 13, 2016
AMD's Radeon cards got significantly improved thanks to the Radeon Software Crimson ReLive update. The driver introduces new features and functions that can boost performance and efficiency
Computers December 9, 2016
The New Horizon event is set for Dec. 13, and there AMD hopes to have a successful presentation detailing Zen. The company could also talk about its AM4 motherboards that are required to have Zen up and running.
Computers December 7, 2016
The Athlon series of chips are the last CPUs from AMD to truly compete with Intel, and since then, the company has struggled to deliver. However, with its upcoming Zen processor, things could change drastically, especially if the prices are right.
Computers November 29, 2016
With the new range of AI chips, Intel wants to give machine and deep learning tasks their own dedicated processors, independent of conventional chipsets. The initial batch will begin slipping into your computers in 2017.
Computers November 18, 2016
Apple is set to hold a press event on Oct. 27, where it's expected to unveil the new MacBook Pro. The company's soon-to-be flagship laptop is rumored to feature an OLED secondary display, Touch ID, beefed-up internals and more.
Computers October 21, 2016
AMD announces that its new 7th generation AMD A-Series APUs have already started shipping out aboard new Lenovo and HP desktop systems. AMD claims that the new APUs offer up to equivalent productivity performance with the Intel i5-6500.
Computers September 6, 2016
Apple is preparing to update all of its most popular products in the next couple of weeks. A new report claims the company is about to launch updated versions of its MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, and iMac lineup.
Computers August 30, 2016
AMD has revealed a slew of technical details about its upcoming Zen CPUs. Looking at the technical specs, it looks like rival Intel might have something to be worried about.
Computers August 25, 2016
AMD launched the RX 470 graphics card at an affordable price that has been applauded by the gaming industry. Here are what reviewers have to say about the AMD GPU.
Computers August 5, 2016
As promised, AMD has released its software solution for the RX 480’s power draw issues uncovered just last week. Driver update 16.7.1 delivers the fixes as intended, alongside a few performance tweaks that provide overall smoother gameplay.
Computers July 11, 2016
Fair warning: abandon ship! AMD RX 480 might be killing your motherboards. Issues arose after the consumer-friendly GPU’s launch just last week, though the company is reportedly working on a patch to avoid further motherboard deaths.
Computers July 5, 2016
AMD's $200 Radeon RX 480 graphics card capable of delivering performance similar to the current $500 graphics cards launched on June 29. The early reviews are in and we check out if the card lives up to the hype.
Gadgets June 30, 2016
AMD’s helm, Lisa Su, went on stage at the E3 2016 to present her company’s plans for GPU deployment. Gamers found out that aside from the RX 480, two additional powerful and affordable cards are in tow.
Computers June 14, 2016
AMD’s Radeon Technologies Group aims to conquer the mid-ranger sector, and it has a solid plan. Not only is it offering bang for the buck with its upcoming Radeon RX 480, but it also carefully listens to its users.
Computers June 13, 2016
AMD has unveiled the Radeon RX 480, which is capable of delivering performance similar to the current $500 graphics cards. The new GPU, however, will only be sold for $200.
Computers June 1, 2016
AMD released the most recent version of Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.5.1 Beta drivers, and the performance boost is something to go for. The company was kind enough to let users know about workarounds for possible troubleshooting.
Apps/Software May 10, 2016
AMD may finally be able to produce its Project Quantum PC. The rekindled Project Quantum system will reportedly feature a Zen CPU and a next-gen Vega GPU with HBM2.
Computers April 26, 2016
AMD and Tianjin Haiguang Advanced Technology Investment Co. Ltd. (THATIC) recently signed a licensing agreement for the OEM’s x86 CPUs and SoCs. The move is meant to get back a share of the market that AMD lost to Intel.
Computers April 23, 2016
AMD's quarterly earnings call is out, and it came with news about three upcoming chips for gaming products. This could be a hint for the PlayStation NEO, Nintendo NX and Xbox One Slim.
Video Games April 23, 2016
AMD recently revealed its roadmap for new GPU cards until 2018, and hype is building up. HDMI 2.0 is soon to land on certain GPUs, and the HBM2 and 14-nm architecture are other elements to be excited about.
Computers April 22, 2016
AMD and Nvidia have released new drivers for Vive and Rift headsets. Nvidia's update even addresses some flat screen games.
Wearable Tech March 29, 2016
AMD unveiled the Radeon Pro Duo dual-GPU video card made for virtual reality. The latest AMD offering is expected to have a price tag of $1,500 and will be made available in Q2 of 2016.
Computers March 15, 2016
PC gamers can can get beta access to 'Hitman' and a copy of the full game for free if they purchase select AMD hardware. The title supports DirectX 12 technology, which allows the game to have better graphic quality without sacrificing performance.
Video Games February 17, 2016
An AMD expert in frame pacing recently sent out a tantalizing tweet about the famed Radeon X2 Fury dual GPU. The two Fiji XT GPUs that Scott Wasson shows are part of a highly anticipated AMD flagship dual GPU.
Computers February 14, 2016
AMD made corrections to a recent list of CPUs that purportedly support the Oculus Rift. After testing the VR compatibility, the company removed all APU chips, guaranteeing that other central processing units will play nice with the Oculus.
Gadgets February 13, 2016
The Oculus Rift's compatibility tool shows no love for AMD CPUs. So AMD has shared a list of which of its GPUs it thinks you'll need to run the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive.
Computers February 11, 2016
In a statement, Tesla confirmed hiring famed microprocessor engineer Jim Keller, formerly of AMD and Apple. Keller’s expertise is deemed useful in many of Tesla’s current programs, particularly its Autopilot self-driving technology.
FUTURE TECH February 1, 2016
AMD announced the release of the GPUOpen platform, an action that offers developers the tools needed to max out performances from graphics cards. The company relies on open source, documentation sharing and community engagement to open up its GPUs.
Computers January 27, 2016
AMD confirmed in an earnings call that it is launching its Zen-based CPUs in the latter part of 2016. The company is set to unveil two entirely new processor families under codenames Summit Ridge and Bristol Ridge.
Computers January 23, 2016
AMD has long promised to launch its first 64-bit ARM-based processors and it's finally made good on its word. The Opteron A1110 Series codenamed 'Seattle' made its official debut, so here's the deal.
Computers January 17, 2016
AMD is reportedly teaming up with Samsung and GlobalFoundries to manufacture new 14-nanometer GPUs and CPUs. These GPUs and CPUs are said to be speedier and more efficient than their forerunners.
Computers December 24, 2015
AMD released an update to its Radeon Software Crimson Edition, patching some things up. The change log, which comes in version 15.12, offers an official fix to a fan speed issue that was reported by a number of users last month.
Apps/Software December 19, 2015
PC gamers welcomed the crazy combo-crashing, exploding frenzy of 'Just Cause 3,' only to be dismayed by the graphics issues that appeared shortly. Systems with AMD GPUs behaved worse, but a number of fixes surfaced.
Video Games December 3, 2015
AMD is in hot water again after its latest software and driver update are causing issues for consumers. GPUs are overheating and some even managed to break.
Video Games December 1, 2015
New information finally surfaced regarding AMD's plans for 2016. The new Zen FX CPU could be used in everything from gaming notebooks to servers due to its microarchitecture, which sources from AMD said uses high bandwidth memory technology.
Computers November 27, 2015
The PlayStation 5 may come sooner than expected. On top of an earlier release date, the AMD-powered PS5 could support 4K graphics and virtual reality.
Video Games November 25, 2015
AMD launched a new promotional bundle, offering 'Star Wars: Battlefront' for free when purchasing the Radeon R9 Fury graphics card. The offer is a limited-time deal, likely aiming to better compete against the Nvidia GeForce GTX 980.
Computers November 20, 2015