AMD’s right-hand manufacturer, TSMC, has extended production lead times for its 7nm process by four months due to tight supply. The pure-play foundry is seeing a boom in trade for its latest volume node – the same one the latest Ryzen and Radeon chips are built upon for the most part – to such an extent that its been forced to extend wait times from two months to nearly six.
A Hardware Luxx forum member, who subtitles himself Mr. AMD, has created the most comprehensive list of AMD motherboard BIOS on the planet. And if that sounds incredibly boring it’s probably because you’re not running an AMD Ryzen 3000 processor and waiting for the all-important AGESA ABBA update to be released for your particular AM3 board.
AMD’s upcoming Zen 2 APUs may be paired with Vega graphics and not the latest Navi GPU silicon as first thought. AMD Renoir, which is the working codename for these upcoming APUs, has been spotted in Linux driver code, with all signs currently pointing to a GCN-based graphics solution.
AMD has officially launched its EPYC 2 server chips, nabbing major server providers such as Google and Microsoft in the process. Over at its EPYC launch event, AMD officially unleashed its latest 7nm Zen 2 processors with the 64-core/128-thread AMD EPYC 7742 leading the charge to claim market share from Intel.
AMD’s Robert Hallock has released a beta chipset driver for AMD Ryzen 3000 processors that fixes Destiny 2 incompatibility issues.