1. AlphaAtlas

    Haas F1 Team uses Epyc Supercomputers

    The Haas Formula 1 team is using the computational power of a Cray CS500 supercomputer with AMD's Epyc 7000 series processors to run computational fluid dynamics simulations. Beginning in the 2019 season, the team will use those simulations to improve the aerodynamics of their cars, which is...
  2. Z

    FS: 2x Intel Xeon Bronze 3104

    Hello, Just picked up a Dell T640 server, with 2x Intel 3104s and pulled the CPU's to upgrade to 2x Intel 8176s ($$$). Selling the Intel Bronze to recoup some costs (Pizza money!) $SOLD 2x Intel Xeon Bronze 3104 6-Core 1.7GHz Processor BX806733104 PM for any questions. USA shipping only!
  3. Pieter3dnow

    RX580 Anandtech--Guru3d

    AMD Launches Radeon RX 580 with Reduced Number of Stream Processors
  4. cageymaru

    AMD Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.10.1 Drivers Have Been Released

    AMD Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.10.1 drivers have been released and they offer support for the Windows 10 October 2018 Update. The drivers are optimized for Call of Duty: Black Ops 4. They have fixed issues such as the HDMI Audio Drivers not upgrading during Radeon Software...
  5. cageymaru

    Linux Application Scaling Featuring 128 Threads from Dual AMD EPYC 7601 Processors

    Michael Larabel of Phoronix has conducted a test of Linux application scaling on up to 128 threads. He chose a Dell PowerEdge R7425 server featuring two AMD EPYC 7601 processors for a total of 64 cores and 128 threads, 512GB of RAM (16 x 32GB DDR4), and 20 x 500GB Samsung 860 EVO SSDs. He ran...
  6. cageymaru

    Principled Technologies Deny Bias in Recent Intel vs. AMD Testing Controversy

    Principled Technologies has issued a statement about the testing methodology that they employed for the commissioned Intel report. First they address the accusations of bias by stating that they have worked for AMD, Intel, HP, Dell, etc in the past. Then they addressed issues such as not...
  7. FrgMstr

    Noctua AMD Threadripper Air Cooler Roundup @ [H]

    Noctua AMD Threadripper Air Cooler Roundup We take all three Noctua air coolers built for AMD Threadripper CPUs and put these to the test on both the 2950X and 2990WX. We run the NH-U14S, NH-U12S, and NH-U9 through the paces with both Precision Boost 2 and Precision Boost Overdrive using...
  8. euskalzabe

    AM4+ (Zen 2/Ryzen 3x00): DDR4 or DDR5 support?

    Hi! I'm planning on making a Zen 2/Ryzen 3x00 build next spring 2019 . I'm wondering if those mobos will support DDR5 or still stick to DDR4? I ask because I'm currently on: ASUS Prime B250M-A Intel Core i5-7500 Nvidia GTX 1060 8 GB DDR4 3200 I'm thinking of getting this "cheap" 2400 2x4...
  9. cageymaru

    Hardware Unboxed Analyzes Intel's Commissioned Core i9-9900K Benchmarks

    Intel has commissioned Principled Technologies to run benchmarks of the upcoming i9-9900K CPU and pit it against older Intel CPUs and some AMD CPUs such as the AMD Ryzen 2700X, Threadripper 2990WX, and Threadripper 2950X. PCGamesN wrote a glowing article that has since been heavily edited...
  10. Pieter3dnow

    12nm AMD Polaris Up and Coming Alright - Pretty Soon Already So it is a little bump in speed and let us hope it is more power efficient as well.
  11. cageymaru

    Dynamic Local Mode for the AMD Ryzen Threadripper WX Series Processors

    In a new blog post, AMD's Robert Hallock has announced Dynamic Local mode for the 2nd Gen Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX and 2970WX processors. Dynamic Local Mode is a new piece of software that automatically migrates the system's most demanding application threads onto the Threadripper 2990WX and...
  12. cageymaru

    AMD Announces New 2nd Gen Ryzen Threadripper Processors

    AMD has announced that the October 29th release of two new models to the 2nd Gen Ryzen Threadripper family; the 2970WX and 2920X processors. The Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX has 24 cores and 48 threads with a TDP of 250W. The Ryzen Threadripper 2920X features 12 cores and 24 threads with a TDP of...
  13. Pieter3dnow

    Ryzen 7 2700X gaming system up for grabs

    Good luck :)
  14. FrgMstr

    GIGABYTE X399 Aorus Xtreme TR4 Motherboard Review @ [H]

    GIGABYTE X399 Aorus Xtreme TR4 Motherboard Review GIGABYTE expands its Threadripper lineup with its X399 Aorus Xtreme motherboard. This motherboard has a solid, professional focused feature set, and has a lot to offer. We’ve seen some amazing socket TR4 motherboards thus far so the X399 Aorus...
  15. cageymaru

    SteamVR Has Been Updated with Bug Fixes and Assets

    SteamVR has been updated with a lot of bug fixes and a reprojection and timing update as Valve says that they have "improved the smoothness and reliability of the reprojection system. More improvements are planned." The performance of the compositor distortion renderer has been increased by...
  16. cageymaru

    AMD President and CEO Dr. Lisa Su to Keynote at CES 2019

    AMD President and CEO Dr. Lisa Su is scheduled to deliver a keynote address at the upcoming CES 2019 event. In 2019 AMD is expected to release the world's first 7nm high-performance CPUs and GPUs. "During her CES keynote, Dr. Su and guests will provide a view into the diverse applications for...
  17. cageymaru

    Xilinx Announces Partnership with AMD and New 7nm ARM Based ACAP Platform

    Xilinx is known as the creator of the field-programmable gate array (FPGA), but now they want to conquer the artificial intelligence (AI) field. Today they unveiled the Adaptive Compute Acceleration Platform (ACAP) which can be used with AI and many other technologies. As the largest player in...
  18. cageymaru

    EMEA Server Spending Increases Despite Less Shipments

    Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) server vendor revenues are growing despite a decline in the number of servers shipped according to IDC. Server vendor revenue increased 29% although shipments decreased by 3.7%. Second quarter EMEA server revenues are up 18.7% from a euro standpoint to...
  19. cageymaru

    AMD and NVIDIA Reveal Plans to Lower the Impact of Tariffs on Video Cards

    According to Ryan Shrout of Shrout Research, both AMD and NVIDIA will be negatively affected by the new 10% tariff on $200 billion of imports from China. Mr Shrout notes that NVIDIA was already under pressure from consumers for the high price of the RTX series and "it is unlikely that it or its...
  20. cageymaru

    Intel Processor Supply to Remain Tight Until 2H19

    According to Compal president and CEO Martin Wong, Intel hasn't given its downstream partners a clear schedule on when the processor shortages can be resolved. He believes that the Intel processor shortage will continue into 2H19 and will negatively affect notebook shipments during the upcoming...
  21. cageymaru

    Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.9.3 Drivers Have Been Released

    Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.9.3 drivers have been released and they contain optimizations for Assassin's Creed Odyssey and Forza Horizon 4. An issue with FreeSync where stutter was observed in certain high framerate scenarios was fixed. The driver team at AMD also addressed driver...
  22. cageymaru

    Assassin's Creed Odyssey: "Choose Life" Live Action Trailer

    Here is the Assassin's Creed Odyssey: "Choose Life" Live Action Trailer. Enjoy! Play Assassin's Creed Odyssey with AMD. You are not born a hero. It is the choices you make that eventually make you one. A path to glory or a road to ruin? It is up to you to choose who you will become...
  23. AlphaAtlas

    AMD Wants to Retake the Datacenter

    In a presentation, AMD illustrated how their EPYC processors will meet the growing demands of the datacenter market. AMD says they're looking to shed the "incrementalism" that's been plaguing the industry by implementing radical changes in server design. More specifically, they are targeting 3...
  24. cageymaru

    AMD September Motherboard Shipments Up 15% in China as Demand Increases

    According to Weng Wei of China Times, AMD motherboard sales were up 15% during the month of September in China as the growth trend more than doubled. This has led to the price of AMD processors increasing from 30% to 50% within the region. The price of high-end AMD motherboards has increased...
  25. cageymaru

    AMD Could Regain 30% of Global Desktop CPU Market Share in 4Q18

    Digitimes is reporting that industry sources are convinced that AMD could rebound to a 30% market share in the 4Q18. This turnaround is based upon help from TSMC and Intel's inability to ship 10nm processors. Speculation is that AMD will switch to TSMC's 7nm process for all GPU's, server and...
  26. cageymaru

    Microsoft Announces New AMD EPYC and Intel Xeon H-Series VM Solutions for HPC

    Microsoft has added H-series Azure virtual machines for High-Performance Computing to the Azure CycleCloud. The HB-series VMs feature 60 AMD EPYC 7551 processor cores, 4 GB of RAM per CPU core and no hyperthreading. The AMD EPYC platform has more than 260 GB/sec of memory bandwidth which is...
  27. cageymaru

    Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.9.2 Drivers Have Been Released

    Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.9.2 drivers have been released and include performance optimizations for F1 2018 (3%), Fortnite (5%), Shadow of the Tomb Raider (4%), and Star Control: Origins which received a massive 17% performance boost and a fix for particle corruption on some cloud...
  28. cageymaru

    Demand for AMD Chipset Motherboards in China Causes Supply Shortage

    According to a report from EXPreview, the sudden demand for lower end AMD motherboards in China is causing a supply shortage. The A320 chipset is nearly completely out of stock due to special bundling deals with the A8-9600 APU. The B450 models are in short supply also as motherboard...
  29. cageymaru

    Chinese Console Subor Z-Plus Is Powered by AMD Ryzen Vega Graphics

    AMD has added another console win to their portfolio with the Chinese territory exclusive Subor Z-Plus. The Subor-Z Plus boasts of an AMD Ryzen 4C/8T processor running at 3.0GHz and Vega graphics spec'd at 24 CUs/1300MHz for the GPU in the 14 nm SoC design. In comparison, an AMD Ryzen 2400G...
  30. cageymaru

    AMD to Showcase SMACH Z Handheld Gaming Console at the Tokyo Game Show

    The SMACH Z console has had a rough time being completed after its successful Kickstarter campaign finished in October 2016. The developers have had to contend with setbacks such as a breached manufacturing contract, but the company has rebounded to announce that they will be shipping units...
  31. AlphaAtlas

    AMD Announces New Ryzen Laptop APUs

    On their website, AMD officially revealed the Ryzen 7 2800H and Ryzen 5 2600H. The 2800H is the fastest version of Raven Ridge destined for laptops so far, with a 3.3Ghz base clock, a 3.8Ghz turbo clock and a Vega IGP with 11 CUs running at 1300Mhz. The 2600H has a 3.2Ghz base clock, a 3.6 Ghz...
  32. cageymaru

    Vulkan Has Just Become the World's First Graphics API with a Formal Memory Model

    Khronos Group has announced that Vulkan has become the world's first graphics API with a formal memory model. "A memory model, or memory consistency model, for a programming language describes how threads in a parallel processing system can access shared data and synchronize with each other...
  33. cageymaru

    Broadcom Samples World's First 200G Ethernet Controller with PCIe 4.0 and 50G PAM-4

    Broadcom has begun sampling its third generation E-Series controller called Thor that brings the world's first 200G Ethernet controller with PCIe 4.0 and 50G PAM-4. It is designed for high performance computing, networking and storage applications including machine learning, storage...
  34. Z

    WTB: Intel Platinum Xeon (QS)

    So after doing a little research it looks like Dell's Bios only supports QS or OEM processors. So my ability to run ES chips it out. Looking to buy Intel QS or Retail/OEM chips! PM me for prices.
  35. cageymaru

    AMD Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.9.1 Drivers Have Been Released

    AMD Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.9.1 drivers have been released and add support for Shadow of the Tomb Raider and Star Control: Origins. Some of the issues that the AMD driver team has corrected include Radeon FreeSync failing to enable when playing Monster Hunter: World, AMD Link not...
  36. F

    Issues overclocking TR 2990WX using MSI x399 MEG Creation MB

    Hello, I'm a new member, although I've been visiting this place quite often. I have issues overclocking either manually or with Precision Boost override. Here are some of the specs before going into details: TR 2990WX, MSI x399 MEG Creation, Seasonic 1000W Gold PSU, Noctua TR4 cooler, 64 GB RAM...
  37. cageymaru

    AMD Patches in Support for FreeSync to Linux

    AMD developer Nicholas Kazlauskas has uploaded a series of patches, that when eventually added to the Linux kernel, will enable 'FreeSync' within Linux. Adaptive sync is the Displayport spec and variable refresh rate is the same but pertains to the HDMI spec that allows for graphics adapters...
  38. AlphaAtlas

    AMD Announces Ryzen 2500X and 2300X

    AMD announced two additions to their 2nd gen Ryzen processor lineup. Both the Ryzen 5 2500X and Ryzen 3 2300X feature a single enabled CCX with 4 cores, a 65W TDP, 10MB of "Smart Prefetch Cache" and a max boost clock of 4.0Ghz. The 2500X has a 3.6Ghz base clockspeed and 8 total threads, while...
  39. AlphaAtlas

    AMD Announces Athlon APU and 2nd Gen Ryzen Pro Processors

    Today, AMD filled out the bottom of their APU lineup with the Athlon 200GE. The socket AM4 processor features 2 cores and 4 threads that run at a maximum frequency of 3.2Ghz, as well as a Vega IGP with 3 compute units. While the chip has a locked multiplier and no precision boost tech like the...