Day: September 19, 2019

Linux commit suggests mainstream AMD Navi GPUs will launch before October 15
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Linux commit suggests mainstream AMD Navi GPUs will launch before October 15

Trivial and urgent. That’s probably not how AMD would like its upcoming Navi 12 GPUs to be referenced, but that’s how its open source guru, Marek Olsak, has termed the addition of the Navi PCI ID to the Mesa 3D Graphics Library in a recent commit. Trivial, presumably because adding the little bit of extra code of Navi 12’s PCI ID doesn’t take a lot of effort, but what of the ‘urgent’ tag? Are we looking at the very imminent arrival of the AMD Navi 12 graphics cards? read more

Intel Comet Lake board benchmarks leak, suggesting launch is sooner than expected
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Intel Comet Lake board benchmarks leak, suggesting launch is sooner than expected

Budget Intel Comet Lake motherboards are in testing right now, suggesting that it really shouldn’t be long before we actually see the launch of Intel’s next 14nm++++ processor range. We’ve had the 400-series motherboards appearing in the EEC registration database last week, with a slew of Gigabyte board names being registered, but actually seeing tangible benchmarks appearing in the SiSoft database is another big step on the road to release. read more