GPUs

Alongside their Zen CPU architecture and RDNA client GPU architecture updates, AMD this afternoon is also updating their roadmap for their CDNA server GPU architecture and related Instinct products. And while CPUs and client GPUs are arguably on a rather straightforward path for the next two years, AMD intends to shake up its server GPU offerings in a big way. Let’s start first with AMD’s server GPU architectural roadmap. Following AMD’s current CDNA 2 architecture, which is being used in the MI200 series Instinct Accelerators, will be CDNA 3. And unlike AMD’s other roadmaps, the company isn’t offering a two-year view here. Instead, the server GPU roadmap only goes out one year – to 2023 – with AMD’s next server GPU architecture set to launch...

AMD’s 2022-2024 Client GPU Roadmap: RDNA 3 This Year, RDNA 4 Lands in 2024

Among the slew of announcements from AMD today around their 2022 Financial Analyst Day, the company offering an update to their client GPU (RDNA) roadmap. Like the company’s Zen...

18 by Ryan Smith on 6/9/2022

AMD RDNA 3/Navi 3X GPU Update: 50% Better Perf-Per-Watt, Using Chiplets For First Time

Continuing our coverage of AMD's 2022 Financial Analyst day, we have the matter of AMD's forthcoming RDNA 3 GPU architecture and the Navi 3X GPUs that will be built...

8 by Ryan Smith on 6/9/2022

Intel Unveils Rialto Bridge: Second-Gen Xe-HPC Accelerator to Succeed Ponte Vecchio

With ISC High Performance 2022 taking place this week in Hamburg, Germany, Intel is using the first in-person version of the event in 3 years to offer an update...

38 by Ryan Smith on 5/31/2022

NVIDIA To Release Liquid Cooled A100 and H100 PCIe Accelerators

Among NVIDIA’s slate of announcements tonight at Computex 2022, the company has revealed that it is preparing to launch liquid cooled versions of their high-end PCIe accelerator cards. Being...

2 by Ryan Smith on 5/24/2022

Computex 2022: NVIDIA Keynote Live Blog (11pm ET/03:00 UTC)

Kicking off day two of our Computex coverage is NVIDIA, who will be delivering an hour-long keynote for the show. The untitled keynote is slated to run for an hour...

16 by Ryan Smith on 5/23/2022

AMD Prepares New "Raise The Game" Bundle - Rushing to Counter Falling Card Prices

As retail video card prices drop back down to more normal prices following 18 months of cryptocurrency-fueled madness, AMD and its partners are quickly finding themselves with a new...

28 by Ryan Smith on 5/12/2022

Intel: Desktop Arc A-Series Launch Now Staggers in to Q3'22

Ahead of Intel’s Vision event this morning, the company has published a short update on the status of the ongoing launch of their Arc family of GPUs. Penned by...

32 by Ryan Smith on 5/10/2022

AMD Releases Radeon RX 6950 XT, 6750 XT, and 6650 XT: A Bit More Speed For Spring

AMD this morning is taking the wraps off a trio of new Radeon RX 6000 series video cards to round out its product stack. Aimed at everything from the...

35 by Ryan Smith on 5/10/2022

VESA Launches Variable Refresh Display Performance Standards: AdaptiveSync and MediaSync

Kicking off what’s set to be a busy May, this morning the Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA), the PC display industry’s primary consortium, is rolling out a new set...

48 by Ryan Smith on 5/2/2022

NVIDIA Releases GeForce RTX 3090 Ti: Ampere the All-Powerful

Back in January during their CES 2022 keynote, NVIDIA teased the GeForce RTX 3090 Ti, an even more powerful version of NVIDIA’s flagship card for the high-end gaming and...

88 by Ryan Smith on 3/29/2022

NVIDIA Hopper GPU Architecture and H100 Accelerator Announced: Working Smarter and Harder

Depending on your point of view, the last two years have either gone by very slowly, or very quickly. While the COVID pandemic never seemed to end – and...

88 by Ryan Smith on 3/22/2022

The NVIDIA GTC Spring 2022 Keynote Live Blog (Starts at 8:00am PT/15:00 UTC)

Please join us at 8:00am PT (15:00 UTC) for our live blog coverage of NVIDIA’s Spring GTC keynote address. The traditional kick-off to the show – be it physical...

12 by Ryan Smith on 3/22/2022

AMD Releases Instinct MI210 Accelerator: CDNA 2 On a PCIe Card

With both GDC and GTC going on this week, this is a big time for GPUs of all sorts. And today, AMD wants to get in on the game...

39 by Ryan Smith on 3/22/2022

AMD Teases FSR 2.0: Temporal Upscaling Tech for Games Coming in Q2

Alongside their spring driver update, AMD this morning is also unveiling the first nugget of information about the next generation of their FidelityFX Super Resolution (FSR) technology. Dubbed FSR...

50 by Ryan Smith on 3/17/2022

AMD Releases Adrenalin Software Spring 2022 Update: Adds RSR Upscaling and More

AMD this morning is releasing the awaited spring update to their AMD Software Adrenalin Edition suite for their GPUs. First unveiled back in January as part of AMD’s keynote...

11 by Ryan Smith on 3/17/2022

Interview with Intel’s Raja Koduri: Zettascale or ZettaFLOP? Metaverse what?

We currently live in a sea of buzzwords. Whether that’s something to catch the eye when scrolling through our news feed, or a company wanting to latch their product...

45 by Dr. Ian Cutress on 3/9/2022

SPEC Adds Linux Edition of SPECviewperf 2020 v3.0 Benchmark

The SPEC Graphics Performance Characterization (SPECgpc) group updated the Windows version of the workstation GPU benchmark suite - SPECviewperf 2020 - twice last year. The intent of the benchmark...

12 by Ganesh T S on 3/3/2022

Universal Chiplet Interconnect Express (UCIe) Announced: Setting Standards For The Chiplet Ecosystem

If there has been one prominent, industry-wide trend in chip design over the past half-decade or so, it has been the growing use of chiplets. The tiny dies have...

26 by Ryan Smith on 3/2/2022

Intel Goes Full XPU: Falcon Shores to Combine x86 and Xe For Supercomputers

One of Intel’s more interesting initiatives over the past few years has been XPU – the idea of using a variety of compute architectures in order to best meet...

28 by Ryan Smith on 2/17/2022

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