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    An Apple lobbyist just sneakily pushed California to postpone its right-to-repair bill
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    AMD: 7nm ‘Navi’ GPU & 'Rome' CPU to Launch in Q3
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    Roadmap shows that in 2021, Intel desktop CPUs will remain on 14nm

    Tweakers has received two new roadmaps from Dell's presentation. On the desktop (referred to as the -S series) roadmap, Coffee Lake Refresh will be succeeded by 14nm Comet Lake, which have up to 10 cores. In 2020, 14nm Rocket Lake, which again, have up to 10 cores, will succeed Comet Lake...
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    Ryzen 3 3200G appears in the wild, uses soldered TIM

    A Chinese user delid the Ryzen 3 3200G, only to kill it in the process. He found that it uses soldered TIM, a change from the previous generation. Ryzen 3 3200G features 4 cores and 4 threads. Ryzen 5 3400G features 4 cores and 8 threads. Both processors overclock about 300 MHz higher...
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    4C/8T Zen 2 processor appears on SiSoftware's database (NOT an April Fool's joke)

    AMD Eng Sample: 2DS104BBM4GH2_38/34_N (4C 8T 3.8GHz, 733MHz IMC, 4x 512kB L2, 2x 8MB L3) 2 = ES0...
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    Radeon VII: Buy first, read reviews later

    By the time you read the reviews, it will be sold out!
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    AMD Amends Wafer Supply Agreement with GlobalFoudries: To Buy Wafers Till 2021
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    An update for 2019

    I'll provide the update for 2019. 1. If you want a Radeon VII, you better not wait, because despite everything AMD said, there won't be enough for everyone. 2. Navi rollout has been split: first will be the low end, then later, high end. 2.1: Low end Navi will be announced in June at the...
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    Amid 10nm Delays, Intel to Break Manufacturing Group Into Three

    Intel announced that due to its manufacturing delays, it will split its manufacturing group into three different pieces. Sohail Ahmed, who has been working for Intel since 1984 and leading the manufacturing group since 2016, will quit next month. Intel Breaks Up Manufacturing Group With Ahmed’s...
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    The Radeon Technology Group (RTG) has received its first Zen 2 sample!

    The RTG has just received its first Zen 2 sample (to optimize for) and it's really impressive. 8C/16T 4.0 GHz/4.5 GHz DDR4-3600 CAS 15 Radeon RX Vega 64 LE __________________________ The good: It's already nibbling at the Core i7-8700K. The bad: It crashes a lot. The ugly: It crashes all...
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    GlobalFoundries Stops All 7nm Development: Opts To Focus on Specialized Processeses

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    Intel's CEO Brian Krzanich Resigns, CFO Robert Swan as Interim CEO
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    AMD confirms 7nm Radeon RX Vega

    Gaming 7nm RX Vega confirmed Lisa Su confirmed 7nm Vega will enter graphics card market. This ultimately ends the speculation on what will happen after Vega. Vega architecture is here to stay, for at least another year. The Instinct variant will be available in the second quarter this year. No...
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    AMD to enter high performance mobile market with Ryzen 7 2800H and Ryzen 5 2600H

    The ultra-low power Ryzen U series have definitely made an impact on the mobile market. Those Ryzen processors with integrated Vega graphics are certainly a refreshing alternative to Intel’s Ultra-low power series. However, what AMD was clearly lacking in the current portfolio were mobile...
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    Is Intel’s upcoming 10nm ‘launch’ real or a PR stunt?

    Exclusive: We dug up the details that paint a clear picture May 29, 2018 by Charlie Demerjian What SemiAccurate has learned about Intel’s upcoming 10nm ‘release’ paints a contradictory picture for the company. It is the polar opposite of a real launch of a manufacturable product, a PR stunt to...
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    Some updates on the Radeon Technology Group (RTG)

    As you may remember, after Raja Koduri got kicked out, Lisa Su had to find someone to replace him as head of the RTG group. The was particularly difficult because there were three strong contenders: lisa su, Lisa su, and lisa Su, but in the end, Lisa Su chose lisa su. lisa su introduced a very...
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    Worst moderation system ever

    I get text like "you have been banned until [blah blah] for rule violation" the problem? It doesn't say anywhere about which rule was violated nor which post violated the rule.
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    ASUS announces AREZ Radeon Graphics Series

    It is now official, ASUS announces a new series for Radeon graphics cards. ASUS => AREZ Rather than lose product-specific series for Radeon graphics cards, ASUS has changed its name for Radeon cards only. This means that STRIX series will still be available for Radeon products, but under a new...
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    AMD can totally beat NVIDIA at GPP

    A lot of people are worry that GPP can damage AMD's sales to gamers, but AMD can totally beat GPP. What AMD need to do is release video cards that are absolutely horrible for mining. For example, TEN Radeon RX 680 mine crypto like a single GeForce GTX 1160. If mining picks up, miners will buy...
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    AMD working on next-gen GPU after Navi for 2020-2021

    AMD released their updated GPU roadmap not too long ago, and for the last month or so I've been thinking long and hard about it, as well as talking to sources of mine within the industry to find out WTF is going on over at AMD in regards to their Radeon products. Back in October I...
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    AMD Reassembles the Radeon Technologies Group: New Leadership Hired & Semi-Custom Folded Into RTG

    Ever since Raja Koduri abdicated his leadership post at AMD’s Radeon Technologies Group in favor of a similar post at Intel, the big question on everyone’s mind has been what would become of the RTG and who would lead it. While AMD – and ATI before it – is far from a stranger to graphics, the...
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    AMD launches Zen+ 12nm Ryzen and X470 motherboards

    _________________________________________________________________________________ Today we bring you the world exclusive that will be the official presentation of the AMD Ryzen 2000 (also known as Ryzen 2), and this translates to let you know all the models that we will have available on the...
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    AMD Ryzen 5 2400G and Ryzen 3 2200G APUs performance unveiled

    We can finally share the official performance charts for upcoming Raven Ridge APUs. AMD is also announcing new virtual SSD application for Ryzen systems.
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    AMD plans to release Vega refresh in 2018

    AMD plans to release Vega refresh in 2018. Vega refresh will come enabled with features such as primitive shaders and tile-based rasterization that AMD wasn't able to get working with the initial Vega's release. There will also be other features that AMD will tout as new, but are features that...
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    Did AMD miss a big opportunity in 2017?

    I know you probably read the heading and wondering what I am talking about. Summit Ridge, Threadripper, and EPYC are well received. Vega is a dumpster fire, but this is as expected. What is missing is Raven Ridge. The majority of new desktop PCs and laptop PCs comes with integrated graphics...
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    Raja Koduri, Radeon Technologies Boss, leaves AMD

    Remember when we reported on the Radeon Technologies Group boss, Raja Koduri, taking a leave of absence with an intent to return to the fold in December? That isn't going to happen, according to a memo Raja has written to his team, because today is his last day in the job. The Memo in Full...
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    Prices of Radeon RX Vega 56/64 are about to go back up!

    Prices of Radeon RX Vega 56/64 are about to go back up. The rebates that RTG gave to retailers before Geforce GTX 1070 Ti's launch are about to expired. If you want Radeon RX Vega 56/64 for ~$399/$499, don't wait!
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    AMD launches Ryzen Mobile 7 2700U & 5 2500U with Vega Graphics

    AMD Ryzen Processor with Radeon Vega Graphics — World’s Fastest Processor for Ultrathin Notebooks WE BEAT THOSE TARGETS First “Zen”-Base APU High-Performance On-Die “Vega”-Base Graphics Long Battery Life Premium Form Factors AMD Ryzen 7 2700U vs 7th Gen APU CPU Performance: up to 200% More...
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    How much untapped potential does Zen have?

    How much untapped potential does Zen have? With Zen being a completely new architecture, I like to think that Zen is in the same stage as Nehalem was and that the next big revision of the architecture would bring a big performance bump similar to Sandy Bridge. Intel seems to be stuck on...
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    Some bad news

    I have some bad news If you haven't already, you probably won't be able to buy standalone Radeon RX Vega 56/64 for $399/$499 EVER. RTG is not even shipping out any standalone cards anymore. Even at the inflated prices, RTG is losing money with every Radeon RX Vega 56/64 sold. RTG hasn't ramp...
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    AMD's 2017-2019 roadmap

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    Who can lead the Radeon Technology Group (RTG)?

    Coming off what could be possibly the worst launch in the history of Radeon Technology Group (RTG)... Who can lead the Radeon Technology Group (RTG)?
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    Most power hungry single-GPU ever from AMD/ATI and from NVIDIA

    What is the most power hungry single-GPU (not dual-GPUs) ever from AMD/ATI and from NVIDIA?
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    What is the successor to Polaris?

    Over the past year and a half, Polaris has kept AMD competitive with Pascal in the mainstream market. With Volta coming next year, what would be the successor to Polaris?