Posts Tagged ‘AMD’
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DICE Tech Director Leaks Image of Upcoming AMD GPU

Ever since AMD revealed that a new GPU launch was imminent, the rumor mills have been spinning non-stop and while most of the rumors have been unconfirmed up to this point, we may finally be getting a veritable first look at ...



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AMD Explains High Bandwidth Memory (HBM)

Several weeks ago, AMD made an announcement that their upcoming GPUs would feature a next generation memory technology called High Bandwidth Memory, or HBM. During the announcement very little information was shared about HBM,¬...



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TSMC 16nm FinFET+ Promises 40% Performance Improvement, 50% Power Reduction

According to a new blog post¬†from Cadence, one of TSMC’s primary semiconductor design partners,¬†¬†the shift to 16nm FinFET+ from 28nm could bring a whopping 40% increase in performance at similar power consumption level...



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AMD Confirms New High Bandwidth Memory in GPUs Coming This Quarter

Along with AMD’s massive desktop CPU announcements, AMD also made some big announcements on the¬†GPU side, chief among them the use of new High Bandwidth Memory, or HBM, on¬†GPUs coming this quarter. AMD will be the first...



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AMD Introduces Zen, Zen+ Architecture, Expects 40% IPC Performance Increase

AMD recently dropped some huge announcements today at their Financial Analyst Day in New York and confirmed previous rumors that a new desktop CPU based on completely new architecture is expected to be released in 2016. As expe...



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AMD CPU Roadmap Leaked, 14nm Summit Ridge CPU Possibly Coming Next Year [update]

It’s no secret that AMD’s high end desktop CPU business has been stumbling for the past few years. Whereas Intel has been improving their high end microarchitecture for the past few years, AMD has shifted their focu...



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AMD Catalyst Drivers Hint at Radeon 300 Series Rebrands

The most recent Catalyst 15.3 beta drivers may have not only provided more features to the existing lineup of graphics cards but also hints at a series of upcoming AMD video card rebrands. As recently reported on GPU rumor sit...



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AMD Reports $403 Million Net Loss, Plans Increase in R&D Spending in 2015

Without a doubt, 2014 was a tough year for AMD. Although the company managed a 4% increase in revenue to $551 billion, the company reported a net loss of $403 million for the year thanks to a $364 million net loss reported ...



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AMD Radeon R9 380X Rumored for Q2 2015 Launch

According to a new report by Swedish hardware site, Sweclockers, AMD’s next generation Radeon R9 380X is slated to launch sometime between April and June 2015. Codenamed Fiji XT, the GPU onboard the R9 380X is expected to...



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Three Top AMD Executives Leave Company

It’s only the first Monday after¬†CES and we have received word¬†that embattled semiconductor company, AMD, is losing three top¬†executives. In an statement sent out by the company, AMD revealed that they will be losing J...