Industry veteran to leave at the end of this year
Scott Herkelman, Senior Vice President and General Manager of AMD’s Graphics Business Unit, has announced his departure from AMD at the end of this year, marking the end of an era and leaving us wondering where he is going next. Scott has been at AMD for the last seven years and launched three generations of RDNA graphics architectures.
Now you can build a cheap robot before Elon Musk
AMD has increased its Kria portfolio of adaptive system-on-module (SOM) boards with the K24 and KD240 Drives Starter Kit, which are designed to control electric motors in robotics systems.
In favour of AI
The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell-on-earth yarn claiming that AMD is considering scrapping entire ranges of gaming chips to churn out AI gear.
Brings improved support for AMD Zen 5 CPUs, among other things
FinalWire has released its latest version of AIDA64 diagnostic and benchmarking software, the AIDA64 v6.92. The new version brings improved support for current and upcoming CPUs and GPUs as well as fixes and optimizes some other things.
Shows Zen 4, Zen 4c cores
A die shot of AMD’s upcoming hybrid accelerated processing unit with Zen 4 and Zen 4c general-purpose cores has been published by hardware leaker HXL.
Made by AMD (MBA) version coming together with NITRO, PULSE, and PURE series
In addition to the recently shown Nitro, Pulse, and Pure series Radeon RX 7800 XT and Radeon RX 7700 XT graphics cards, it appears that Sapphire will also carry the so-called Made by AMD (MBA) reference version of the Radeon RX 7800 XT, and might be the only AMD AIB partner to do it.
With thermal-reactive paint
AMD has also partnered up with Ubisoft to launch a limited edition Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora Radeon RX 7900 XTX graphics card that will feature thermal-reactive paint on its shroud and backplate.
Priced at $499 and $449, and coming on September 6th
AMD has officially unveiled the new performance-segment Radeon RX 7800 XT and Radeon RX 7700 XT graphics cards at its special AMD Highlight Show at Gamescom 2023. With prices set at $499 for the Radeon RX 7800 XT and $449 for the Radeon RX 7700 XT, both graphics cards will be available as of September 6th, the same day when Bethesda's Starfield officially launches on PC.
Accidentally shows it on Twitter
AMD has accidentally revealed a reference design for its upcoming Radeon graphics cards on Twitter, showing the new dual-fan dual-slot cooler. The official event is scheduled for today, August 25th, at 11:00 EST.
Custom versions could launch the day after
AMD is said to launch its new Radeon RX 7800 and RX 7700 series graphics card on August 25th, with AMD AIB partners like ASRock and Powercolor teasing their versions already. Custom versions, according to fresh rumors, could launch a day after, on August 26th.