Synaptics, AMD Collaborate on Next-Generation Microsoft Operating System

Synaptics, AMD Collaborate on Next-Generation Microsoft Operating System

Synaptics together with AMD, today announced a joint initiative centered on delivering a new industry benchmark in highly-secure biometric fingerprint authentication for enterprise/commercial and consumer notebook PCs based on next-generation AMD Ryzen Mobile platform and Microsoft’s next-generation operating system. The collaboration brings a new level of security for AMD-based laptops by leveraging...

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AMD Appoints Graphics Software Architecture Leader Jeffrey Cheng to Corporate Fellow

AMD Appoints Graphics Software Architecture Leader Jeffrey Cheng to Corporate Fellow

AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) announced the appointment of software chief architect, Dr. Jeffrey Cheng, to AMD corporate fellow. The appointment is based on his demonstrated technical leadership and role evolving the company’s graphics technologies and approach to software development. Dr. Cheng has played a key architect role spanning hardware, software and...

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AMD Releases Radeon Software Adrenalin 18.4.1

AMD Releases Radeon Software Adrenalin 18.4.1

AMD today released the latest version of Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition. Version 18.4.1 Beta adds initial support for the April 2018 update of Windows 10 (build 1803), (formerly referred to as “Spring Creators Update”). The drivers also fix issues with a number of games, such as water textures not appearing...

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Intel Scores Another Top AMD Exec – Chris Hook Confirmed to Join Company

Intel Scores Another Top AMD Exec – Chris Hook Confirmed to Join Company

Chris Hook, the head of marketing at AMD Radeon Technologies Group (RTG), who resigned from AMD a few weeks ago, joined Intel. Hook will hold the position of head of discrete graphics marketing, confirming rumors of Intel making heavy investments into the development of a discrete GPU that can double up as...

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BIOSTAR Announces Racing X470GT8 Motherboard

BIOSTAR Announces Racing X470GT8 Motherboard

BIOSTAR unveils RACING X470GT8, a full ATX motherboard with the AMD X470 chipset for the second generation AMD Ryzen processors, Pinnacle Ridge and Raven Ridge. The BIOSTAR RACING X470GT8 offers performance and aesthetics for today’s overclockers and gamers. It has a premium black RACING themed PCB design, Digital Power+, Hi-Fi...

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ASUS Announces its AMD X470 Motherboard Lineup

ASUS Announces its AMD X470 Motherboard Lineup

Since its release last year, AMD’s Ryzen™ platform has reinvigorated the desktop with multithreaded horsepower plus accessible overclocking and gaming prowess. That first wave was a market revelation that touched everything from value-packed PCs to high-end gaming and content-creation rigs. And now ASUS is ready for the second wave with...

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MSI Announces its AMD X470 Motherboard Lineup

MSI Announces its AMD X470 Motherboard Lineup

MSI, the world-leading gaming motherboard brand, is pleased to announce the AMD X470 GAMING motherboards with the launch of AMD Ryzen 2nd generation desktop processors. Based on the new AM4 platform, MSI is going to provide our most iconic motherboards for enthusiastic gamers. X470 GAMING M7 AC will be on...

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AMD Ryzen “Pinnacle Ridge” CPUs and X470 Motherboards Open to Pre-orders

AMD Ryzen “Pinnacle Ridge” CPUs and X470 Motherboards Open to Pre-orders

Ahead of its 19th April formal launch, AMD opened up pre-orders to its 2nd generation Ryzen “Pinnacle Ridge” processors, and compatible motherboards based on AMD X470 chipset. AMD is launching this series with four SKUs, the Ryzen 7 2700X and Ryzen 7 2700 eight-core chips, and Ryzen 5 2600X and...

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ASRock Fatal1ty X470 Gaming K4 and X470 Master SLI Pictured

ASRock Fatal1ty X470 Gaming K4 and X470 Master SLI Pictured

ASRock is leading its AMD X470 chipset based motherboard lineup with the X470 Taichi Ultimate and the X470 Taichi. Here are pictures of its mid-range lineup based on the chipset, the Fatal1ty X470 Gaming K4 and the X470 Master SLI. Both models are based on the same exact PCB,    ...

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AMD Releases Radeon Software Adrenalin 18.3.4 Beta Drivers

AMD Releases Radeon Software Adrenalin 18.3.4 Beta Drivers

AMD today released the latest Beta version of their Radeon Software Adrenalin driver package. Currently in the 18.3.4 version, these drivers from AMD add support for Ubisoft’s Far Cry 5, ensuring the best possible experience and performance on the latest open-world title. Some graphical glitches on Final Fantasy XV –...

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