The latest news from around the globe on AMD processors, graphics cards and innovative technologies along with what’s new in the industry to help you stay informed and connected. Coverage, news, and product reviews will provide insight on how AMD and its products are viewed in the market.
AMD marches out new Athlon, Athlon Pro, and Ryzen Pro desktop processors
"The AMD Athlon 200GE with Radeon Vega 3 graphics has two CPU cores and will sell for $55. It is targeted at everyday PC users. The chip combines a Zen-based core with Vega graphics. AMD’s Zen architecture is a ground-up design that AMD started launching in its chips in 2017. It can process 52 percent more instructions per clock cycle than previous chips and has made AMD more competitive with Intel than ever."
Strange Brigade Benchmarked
“To enjoy this game in all of its glory at 1080p and push over 60 fps all you need is an RX 570…If you just so happened to be in the market for a new mid-range GPU and wanted to play Strange Brigade and are also keen on Star Control: Origins and Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, then AMD’s "Raise The Game" bundle couldn’t have come at a better time.”
Why AMD’s Stock Is Outperforming Intel’s
"AMD stock hit an 11-year high of $22.29 on August 23rd and is up 103 percent for the year. Its second-quarter results for 2018 showed sales up 53 percent compared with the same period a year earlier, buoyed by the success of computing, graphics and enterprise hardware. By contrast, its longtime rival Intel is up just 1.8 percent this year, and it reported a 15 percent increase in sales in the second quarter compared with last year."
AMD 2nd Gen Threadripper 2990WX AND 2950X Exclusive: All You Need To Know About AMD's New Processors
"Today, AMD is finally lifting the lid on its 2nd Generation Threadripper CPUs with four new models including the new flagship 32-core processor, the Threadripper 2990WX and with it looks set to steal the ultimate performance crown from Intel once again."
AMD Reveals Sub $1,000 Workstation Graphics Card at SIGGRAPH, The Radeon Pro WX 8200
"The AMD Radeon Pro WX 8200 boasts impressive specs with 8GB of RAM, up to 512GB/s memory bandwidth, 56 compute cores, up to 11Tflops of processing power, 4 display outputs, and 8K display support have it is poised to be the ideal card for anyone looking to build games, work in media, or meet the demands of the modern creative landscape."