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After Years Of Waiting, Hands On With The AMD ARM Board

With Zen CPUs turning out very well in the marketplace, AMD appears to have divested some of their interest in ARM-based processors at least for the time being. But after waiting for years, I finally have my hands on an AMD Opteron A1100 ARM-based SBC for testing.

12 July 2017 - LeMaker Cello - 27 Comments
AMD's Background On The ROCm OpenCL Stack

A ROCm (Radeon Open Compute) developer at AMD has shared some of their background work on their OpenCL compiler stack, including the LLVM focus, as well as some of their current performance focuses for this open-source compute offering.

5 July 2017 - ROCm OpenCL Background - 26 Comments
AMD Announces Ryzen PRO, Mobile Parts In 2018

First there was Radeon Pro and now there is Ryzen PRO for CPUs catering towards business customers. Ryzen PRO desktop CPUs will be out around the end of summer while mobile PRO parts will come in H1'2018.

29 June 2017 - Ryzen PRO - 18 Comments
AMD's GPUOpen Releases Baikal Renderer

The Baikal renderer is a newly-released, open-source implementation of the AMD Radeon ProRender API. Baikal has evolved into a fully-functional rendering engine and its only hardware requirement is on OpenCL 1.2.

23 June 2017 - Baikal Renderer - 9 Comments
AMD EPYC 7000 Series CPUs Launched

AMD has formally announced today their EPYC 7000 series line-up of processors, their server/workstation offerings based on Zen to finally battle Intel's multi-year dominance with Xeon and AMD's long-awaited successor to the Opteron family.

20 June 2017 - AMD EPYC - 25 Comments
AMD's GPUOpen Posts New Vulkan Memory Allocator

AMD's GPUOpen initiative has posted a number of Vulkan open-source projects over time from the Anvil Vulkan framework to a Vulkan-supported CodeXL and various code samples. Their latest open-source project is a Vulkan memory allocator.

19 June 2017 - GPUOpen - 5 Comments

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