Custom AMD Vega Boards Reportedly Delayed By Technical Issues When Nvidia or AMD launch a new GPU, there’s a typical rollout pattern. The first cards out the door are reference designs, based on a package Nvidia and AMD provide. Later, companies like MSI, Gigabyte, EVGA, Asus, and PowerColor debut their own custom designs. These custom boards are generally clocked higher, have better, quieter coolers, or may be built on a custom smaller PCB. This .
AMD Will Use New GlobalFoundries 12nm Node for Future CPUs – GPUs AMD Will Use New GlobalFoundries 12nm Node for Future CPUs – GPUs At the GlobalFoundries Technology Conference this week, AMD’s CTO, Mark Papermaster, announced his firm would use GlobalFoundries’ new 12nm LP process node for upcoming products. GlobalFoundries said 12nm LP would begin production in 2018 and ramp up to volume fairly quickly. The reason the company can do that, almost without .
Rumor Intel Has Pushed 10nm Cannon Lake Back to 2018 Updated Update: Intel has reached out to ET with the following comment: “We’ll be shipping our first 10-nanometer products near the end of the year beginning with a lower volume SKU followed by a volume ramp in the first half of 2018.” Original Story Below: Intel has already delayed Cannon Lake several times, as it tweaks the process and pulls the rollout back on track, but .
USB 3.2 Doubles the Speed of Cables You Already Have The latest USB 3.1 specification is pretty fast, but it could be even faster. How about twice as fast? That’s what the USB-IF is promising for its newly announced USB 3.2 specification. The update takes advantage of capabilities already built into many devices, meaning you might not need any new cables to get the higher speeds. In the USB 3.1 specification, cables were designed to .
AMD Launches Massive Radeon Driver Update 17.7.2 AMD released the latest version of its Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition (whew) last night, with a significant performance and feature boost for Team Red GPU owners. It’s part of a significant transformation in how AMD handles its drivers that kicked off in earnest back in November 2015, with the launch of Radeon Software Crimson Edition. From 2012 to 2015, AMD adhered to a limited driver release schedule with periodic .