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Radeon & AMDGPU DRM Fixes Queue Up For Linux 4.2

While the Linux 4.2 kernel merge window isn't yet over, AMD developers already have amassed a collection of fixes for the Radeon and AMDGPU DRM drivers following the big DRM pull.
1 July 2015 - AMD Linux Fixes

I Gave Up Waiting On The Water-Cooled Radeon R9 Fury X

One week after the Radeon R9 Fury X launched at $649 USD with an integrated water-cooling solution, the graphics card remains in short supply and it's not clear when exactly this graphics card will better saturate retail channels. At this point, I've shifted my focused to the air-cooled AMD Radeon R9 Fury graphics card that will ship in two weeks and be air-cooled while costing $100 less.
30 June 2015 - Radeon R9 Fury Fiji GPU

Latest Rumor Pegs Microsoft Wanting To Buy AMD

Following the recent report that AMD is exploring splitting itself up or potentially selling off business units, there's now a rumor out there that Microsoft has set its sights on AMD.
29 June 2015 - Run For The Hills

It Could Be A While Before Seeing The AMD R9 Fury X Readily Available

This week AMD launched the Radeon R9 Fury X at $649 for this "Fiji" GPU with High Bandwidth Memory that's liquid cooled. The Fury X is AMD's strongest competition to NVIDIA in years, but sadly this high-end graphics card appears to be in very short supply.
27 June 2015 - AMD Fiji HBM GPU

RadeonSI Gallium3D Gets New OpenGL 4 Bits

David Airlie landed some of the OpenGL 4.x code he's been playing with for AMD's RadeonSI Gallium3D driver on the HD 7000 series GPUs and newer.
27 June 2015 - RadeonSI GL4

ARM Posts Pictures Of AMD's New Development Board

AMD's new 64-bit ARM Opteron quad-core development board coming out later this year at an "affordable" price has us quite excited since it was announced earlier this week at the Red Hat Summit. ARM has now revealed the first pictures of this board.
26 June 2015 - ARM 96Boards EE Opteron ARM

AMD Is Working On A Low-Cost, ARM 64-bit Opteron Development Board

Some AMD news this week that got me even more excited than the Radeon R9 Fury X launch is word that they are developing a low-cost ARM development board for release later this year. This affordable development board will feature a quad-core AMD Opteron A1100 Series processor.
25 June 2015 - 96Boards

AMD Radeon R9 Fury X Launches Today, Initial Results A Bit Of A Let Down

After being announced earlier this month and the Radeon Rx 300 series launching last week, the $649+ R9 Fury X water-cooled graphics card launches today. With the launch comes a whole bunch of (Windows) reviews too.
24 June 2015 - Radeon R9 Fury X

AMD Reportedly Looking At Breaking Itself Up Or Other Options

According to an exclusive report by Reuters, AMD is reportedly looking at splitting itself up or spinning off one of its business units.
19 June 2015 - AMD Split

AMD To Talk About Vulkan-DirectX 12 Similarities At GDC Europe

AMD will be talking about Vulkan and DirectX 12 -- and what they have in common as next-gen graphics APIs -- during GDC Europe in Cologne, Germany.
19 June 2015 - GDC Europe

Updated Plans For Adding SPIR-V Support To LLVM

SPIR-V, the heart of OpenCL 2.1+ and The Khronos Group's forthcoming Vulkan specification, is a step closer to being worked on within the LLVM compiler stack.
17 June 2015 - SPIR-V LLVM Vulkan

AMD Will Be Working On Open-Source Fiji GPU Support In The AMDGPU Linux Driver

While the new AMDGPU kernel DRM driver is being added to the Linux 4.2 kernel as the next-gen driver for supporting Tonga, Carrizo, and all other new AMD graphics hardware, the 4.2 version will not support AMD's newly-announced Fiji GPUs.
17 June 2015 - AMDGPU Fiji

SUSE Continues Working On AMD HSA Support In GCC

SUSE in cooperation with AMD continues working on the HSA (Heterogeneous System Architecture) support inside the GCC compiler stack.
17 June 2015 - AMD HSA GCC Support

Next AMD Catalyst Linux Update Appears To Have OpenGL 4.5

While OpenGL 4.5 has been out since last August, it appears the next AMD Catalyst driver update will finally bring official support for OpenGL 4.5.
16 June 2015 - OpenGL 4.5 Catalyst

AMD Announces The Rx 300 Series, Fiji-Based Fury X, R9 Nano, Project Quantum

AMD announced their Radeon Rx 300 series line-up just now via an event in Los Angeles that was live-streamed on Twitch.
16 June 2015 - AMD 300 Series Launch

New AMDGPU Driver Gets More Fixes Ahead Of Its Linux 4.2 Introduction

With the Linux 4.2 kernel that's soon to enter development, it's adding the new "AMDGPU" DRM driver as needed to support AMD's R9 285 Tonga along with Carrizo APUs and Radeon Rx 300 series graphics cards.
11 June 2015 - AMDGPU Fixes

Preview Numbers Of The Radeon R7 With AMD's Godavari A10-7870K

Yesterday I began publishing Linux benchmarks of the AMD A10-7870K APU since picking the "Godavari" APU up earlier this week for adding to the LinuxBenchmarking.com lab. Yesterday's tests focused on the CPU performance while today and in the days ahead will begin sharing the Radeon R7 graphics results as they roll-in.
11 June 2015 - Radeon R7 Graphics

AMD "KERNCZ" Chipset Support Is Being Worked On For Linux

AMD KERNCZ is a new generation name for an AMD chipset / FCH (Fusion Controller Hub).
7 June 2015 - AMD KERNCZ

AMDGPU Driver Called For Pulling Into DRM-Next For Linux 4.2 Kernel

While it should come as no surprise, Alex Deucher of AMD tonight submitted the AMDGPU kernel driver code for pulling into DRM-Next so that it can land for the Linux 4.2 kernel merge window.
3 June 2015 - AMDGPU Kernel Blob

AMD's Carrizo Launches: New Laptops In The Weeks Ahead

AMD launched Carrizo today from Computex Taipei and with the rollout they've unveiled the rest of the details on the new A-Series APU design.
3 June 2015 - AMD Carrizo

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