AMD news stories
Mergers and Acquisitions
AMD acquires Pensando for $1.9B, builds out services platform
"With our acquisition of Pensando, we add a leading distributed services platform to our high-performance CPU, GPU, FPGA and adaptive SoC portfolio."
Tencent partners cloud business with AMD to launch StarLake servers in Southeast Asia
Tencent's cloud business has recently announced a partnership with AMD, with the collaboration initiating the launch of StarLake servers powered by AMD EPYC processors in Southeast Asia.
High Performance Computing
AMD displays growing adoption in HPC at the Supercomputing Conference 2021
AMD has showcased an expanded presence and growing preference in high-performance computing at this year's Supercomputing Conference 2021.
Hands-on review: PowerColor Red Devil AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT Ultimate
As a card-carrying member of Team Green, can AMD’s Radeon RX 6900 XT graphics card convince Darren Price to switch to Team Red?
Hands-on review: AMD Radeon RX 6600 XT GPU
AMD introduces the baby of the bunch with the Radeon RX 6600 XT graphics card designed for gaming at 1080 HD resolution.
Smashing deals with Microsoft Windows and Ingram Micro
Ingram Micro is back with more smashing tech deals to see your organisation through those cold winter days and nights ahead.
Hands-on review: AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT graphics card
After years of worshipping at the altar of Nvidia’s team green, Darren Price may be starting to see red with AMD’s Radeon RX 6700 XT GPU.
Lenovo DCG onboards AMD's new EPYC processors
Lenovo's new servers and solutions contain AMD’s new EPYC 7003 processors, which were officially launched to market this week.
High Performance Computing
AMD unveils new EPYC processor for high performance computing
AMD has today launched a new EPYC processor designed for the data center industry, cloud, and enterprise customers.
Hands-on review: AMD Radeon RX 6800
The AMD Radeon RX 6800 is a powerful GPU suitable for anyone looking for a video card to power their gaming rig.
IBM partners with AMD to collaborate on AI, HPC, and Confidential Computing
IBM and AMD have announced a new multi-year joint development agreement in a bid to enhance and extend the security and artificial intelligence offerings of both companies.
HPE awarded $160 million contract to build supercomputer in Finland
The supercomputer, which is referred to as ‘LUMI’ by EuroHPC JU, will help European researchers and private and public organisations significantly advance R&D and drive innovation in areas such as healthcare, weather forecasting, and AI-enabled products.
HPE to build Pawsey’s newest supercomputer
The new HPE Cray EX supercomputer will deliver 30x more compute power, enabling high-impact research projects on a previously unavailable scale
AMD releases Azure Data Explorer PaaS solution
The solution, created in tandem with Microsoft, can improve analytics workload performance by 30-50%, AMD claims.
New HCI solutions powered by AMD EPYC servers
The new solutions from HPE, Dell and Lenovo DCG expand the ecosystem of AMD EPYC based cloud and virtualized solutions.
Network attached storage / NAS
QNAP embeds AMD chip into new rackmount NAS
TS-x73AU Rackmount NAS series includes AMD Ryzen embedded processors and 2.5GbE ports for virtualisation, hybrid-cloud Apps and 10GbE expandability.
Nutanix announces partner award winners
Softbank C&S Japan took home the APAC Distributor of the Year award and Wipro was awarded Global System Integrator of year.
Lenovo announces first AMD Threadripper Pro workstation
With AMD’s Ryzen Threadripper Pro Processor, Lenovo is delivering the only 64 core workstation platform – a new industry standard.
Dell announces XPS Desktop, S-series monitors
The new desktop offers the XPS design sensibility in a configurable desktop, and new monitors including a curved, 4K 32in UHD.
IDC: No recovery in sight for semiconductor market
IDC forecasts that worldwide non-memory semiconductor revenue will decline by 7.2% in 2020.
AMD announces 3rd Gen Ryzen processors
Also announces new B550 chipset to bring simultaneous multi-threading and PCIe 4.0 compatibility to mainstream desktops.
Hands-on review: ROG-STRIX-RX5700XT-O8G-Gaming GPU
Is this the best value graphics card for 1440p gaming? We find out
Leaseweb adds AMD hardware to global data center servers
According to Leaseweb, the servers will enable the company to meet market demand for hybrid cloud infrastructure requirements.
AMD issues Radeon Software Adrenalin 2020 Edition software update
"With each Radeon Software release, we laser-focus on bringing innovative features gamers demand, significant performance improvements, and the ultimate in software stability and reliability."