AMD News Archives
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
AMD LeMaker Cello Board Finally Ships To Some

With all of AMD's excitement these days about their Zen-based Ryzen/EPYC processors and forthcoming Vega GPUs, you probably forgot about their ARM efforts that they appear to have pretty much abandoned. But it looks like some of those who pre-ordered the AMD Seattle powered LeMaker Cello board are finally receiving their kits.

1 June 2017 - AMD Seattle LeMaker Cello - 16 Comments
AMD Developer Posts More Patches For RADV

The state of the open-source RADV Vulkan driver remains rather murky with it not officially being supported by AMD while the company continues to back its still-proprietary multi-platform Vulkan driver with no signs of when it may be open-sourced, but an AMD developer posted some fresh RADV patches today.

18 May 2017 - 15 More - 36 Comments
AMD Releases Optimizing C/C++ Compiler For Ryzen

Longtime Phoronix readers and AMD Linux enthusiasts probably remember the AMD Open64 compiler for past CPU launches with various compiler optimizations for AMD processors. With Open64 being dead and all the compiler rage these days about LLVM/Clang, AMD has announced the "AMD Optimizing C/C++ Compiler" (AOCC) that's based upon Clang and optimized for Ryzen/Zen processors.

16 May 2017 - AMD AOCC - 62 Comments
Radeon RX 550 Stumbles On Open-Source, Working Fine With AMDGPU-PRO

This week I decided to pick up the Gigabyte Radeon RX 550 2GB graphics card for Linux testing at Phoronix, a $90 USD graphics card that was recently launched as part of the "Polaris Evolved" line-up. It's not working on the upstream open-source code-base at the moment, but at least does function with the latest AMDGPU-PRO 17.10 driver for the RX 500 series.

4 May 2017 - Radeon RX 550 - 19 Comments
AMDGPU Gets More Fixes For Linux 4.12

While the DRM-Next merge window is over for new feature material ahead of the Linux 4.12 merge window opening tomorrow, some AMDGPU fixes have been sent out for this next kernel cycle.

29 April 2017 - AMDGPU Linux 4.12 - 1 Comment

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