AMD’s Epyc 7742 will power new Atos meteorological supercomputer aimed at enhanced weather prediction

Big quote: “By leveraging our high-performance AMD EPYC server processors, the Atos supercomputer can enable significant improvements in weather forecasting, helping to increase the accuracy of weather predictions around the world,” said Forrest Norrod, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Data Center and Embedded Solutions Business Group. “The real-time data Continue Reading

AMD’s Ryzen 9 3900X wrestles wPrime world record from Core i9-7920X

What just happened? Yet another feather in AMD’s cap is the recent wPrime world record that the Ryzen 9 3900X managed to wrestle from Intel’s i9-7920X. The record was set by Australian overclocker “jordan.hyde99” as verified by HWbot. As one might imagine, copious amounts of LN2 were required for the Continue Reading

AMD’s Radeon Adrenalin 2020 Edition focuses on new features and enhanced performance

What just happened? AMD on Tuesday announced a brand new version of its software suite for Radeon graphics cards that delivers 20 new or updated features and promises enhanced performance – on average, an increase of around 12 percent – across more than a dozen games, all in a fully Continue Reading

AMD’s 3rd-gen Threadripper is now official, starting at $1,400 for 24 cores/48 threads

Highly anticipated: 3rd-gen Threadripper is now official starting with a 24-core, 48-thread part that will set you back a handsome $1,400 and only goes up from there, for what is likely going to be insane core heavy performance. We also have news of a new $50 Athlon CPU. Finally, the Continue Reading