AMD Q4 2017 and Full Year 2017 Financial Results

AMD's Computing and Graphics revenue of $958 million came out above the FactSet consensus estimate of $878.7 million, while the company's Enterprise, Embedded and Semi-Custom business segment of $522 million came in below the consensus estimate of $529.9 million, according to StreetAccount.     The company said in a filing that it received a one-time... Continue Reading →


AMD Roadmap updated

AMD gave us an update, their latest Roadmap shows what is going to happen until 2020 I'm skeptical that we see new CPU's after 2022, cause there already huge problems with 5nm (first basic transistors worked with 5nm) but after that nothing is planed because the physical limits we reach here. The biggest change will... Continue Reading →

AMD, Intel & Apple: Hit with class action lawsuit over Spectre and Meltdown

According to Hamodia, a group of users filed a request with the Haifa District Court in Israel to file a class action against these three companies. The group is represented by attorney Rimon Zinati and includes computer and cellphone users. Rosen Law Firm is a global investor rights firm, where a class action lawsuit has... Continue Reading →

Microsoft halts security updates for select AMD devices and and offers workaround

Microsoft published KB4073707 today which confirms and explains the recent issue with AMD processors after the last out-of-band update. Meltdown and Spectre patches seems to have problems with specific AMD systems, Microsoft offers workarounds for impacted users. The company added a new known issue to each of the patches that inform customers of this. The following Windows updates... Continue Reading →

AMD drops prices on entire Ryzen & Threadripper range of CPUs

AMD has just announced a massive price cut across most of its Ryzen and Threadripper CPUs, with the new prices set to sell the rest of these Zen CPUs like hot cakes. The new prices on Ryzen are quite amazing, with the flagship Ryzen 7 1800X dropping from $499 down to $349, while the Ryzen... Continue Reading →

AMD’s next-gen Ryzen Threadripper comes Q2 2018

AMD has not just confirmed a second-gen Ryzen CPU family launching in April, but they have confirmed that there is a new Ryzen Threadripper on the way. AMD's new Ryzen Threadripper CPUs will be released in the second half of 2018, giving the company a good few months to get their chips in a line... Continue Reading →

KB4056892 might causes AMD-CPU’s to boot with 0x800f0845 error code

The recent released KB4056892 might cause trouble on some PCs according to some forum posts, here and here. In case you have trouble with this KB just uninstall it and wait for the next Patchday (9. January) next Tuesday. WinCentral was reporting that the Windows Mobile OS v15254.158 (KB4073117, KB4056891) in the meantime also got the KB... Continue Reading →

Upcoming Ryzen X470, Coffee Lake-S Z390, H370, H310 and B360 motherboards from ASRock

VideoCardz got exclusive news today they writing that ASRock's upcoming next-gen Ryzen refresh of motherboards that are "already in the making". The site has confirmed that ASRock are working on these three motherboards: ASRockFatal1tyX470 Gaming K4 ASRock Fatal1ty X470 Professional Gaming ASRock Fatal1ty X470 Gaming-ITX/ac There will be other 400-series motherboards released, with ASRock working... Continue Reading →

PSP: AMD’s “Management Engine” has a hole too

The world is still in shock because Meltdown and Spectre and people are angry about Intel, but AMD is also affected. 3. January 2018 was the day when the Platform Security Processor (PSP) info was public leaked and it revealed that AMD's PSP is also vulnerable. PSP is similar to Intel's ME and also part of... Continue Reading →

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