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Radeon Adrenalin Edition 17.12.1 Drivers Released

AMD has released their new Adrenalin Edition 17.12.1 drivers. Fixes and additions are many. A full update on the release is ,a href=”https://gaming.radeon.com/en/radeon-software-adrenalin-edition-blog/”>available here. The all-new Radeon Overlay lets gamers take performance to the next level with the ability to monitor, record and fine tune their gameplay without ever leaving …

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AMD CEO On Crytpo

CNBC interviewed AMD CEO Lisa Su and cryptocurrency is the hot topic. Amongst the cyptocurrency talk she reveals CPU sales tripled on Amazon and Newegg, and double digit growth in video cards over last years Black Friday. In Best Buy they had 2 of the top 3 gaming towers she …

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CPU

AM4 Socket Supported Through 2020

This Hothardware story notes that OverclockersUK had a stream with AMD’s James Prior where it was revealed that Socket AM4 will have new CPUs through 2020. I’m certainly glad we are upgrading to this socket at Game Republik. While this is not new information, it is nevertheless welcome news to …

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APU

AMD Raven Ridge APU Benchmarks

Techpowerup notes that Geekbench Raven Ridge APU benchmarks have surfaced. Raven Ridge pairs Ryzen with Vega on a single package. A Geekbench page has just surfaced for AMD’s upcoming Raven Ridge APUs, which bring both Vega graphics and Ryzen CPU cores to AMD’s old “the future is Fusion” mantra. The …

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GPU

Raja Goes On Sabbatical

Anandtech has word that AMD’s Raja Koduri is going on sabbatical citing needing more time with his family. You haven’t heard from me collectively in a while – a symptom not only of the whirlwind of launching Vega, but simply of the huge number of demands on my time since …

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Financials

AMD Shares Soar On Cloud Gains

CNBC reports that AMD shares are up on news of cloud computing gains. The analyst cited how Microsoft, Baidu and Tencent announced their intentions to use AMD’s latest server chips in their cloud computing data centers. He predicts AMD’s share of the server processor market will rise to 2 percent …

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Powercolor Radeon RX 560 Coin Mining Card Disappoints

I have been just testing the new Powercolor Radeon RX 560 mining card. So far its underwhelming.  Not only is the build quality of the shroud low, but its a whopping 54C.  It also can’t even break 10 Mh/s.  Then here is the kicker. It is identified at a RX …

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GPU

Radeon RX Vega 56 Stock Comes, And Goes

So AMD’s Radeon RX Vega 56 came available for sale at $399 today. It was gone in a flash. At that price point if you can find a way to watercool it then you would be in good shape. Again was hoping to get one but no dice. Newegg and …

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GPUMining

Powercolor Radeon RX 560 Coin Mining Card For Sale

Powercolor is now offering a new Radeon RX 560 4GB card aimed at miners. The model AXRX 560 4GBD5-AM is available at Newegg here. Its only a 90 day warranty, a 6 pin power connector, one dual link DVI-D connector, and it has a dual slot cooler. One would imagine …

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GPU

AMD: No Pricing Control On Vega

Gamers Nexus reports that AMD said they can not control Vega pricing. This pricing issue continues to spin out of hand. Technically re-sellers can price it for whatever they want unless AMD plans to strictly control them and risk alienating Newegg and Amazon. “Radeon RX Vega64 demand continues to exceed …

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