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Rumor: Nvidia may have killed Maxwell production ahead of June Pascal launch

This would put AMD and Nvidia on similar time frames (AMD has yet to reveal its launch dates, but we expect cards in June or July).First, Pascal supports improved compute preemption compared with Maxwell. read more

AMD announces x86 licensing deal, $293 million joint venture to build servers for China

Over the past year, AMD has often hinted that it would announce a major new semi-custom win in early 2016.Asked point-blank whether AMD had licensed x86 IP to the THATIC joint venture, CEO Lisa Su confirmed that it had. read more

Upcoming Nvidia GTX 1080 pictured, may not use HBM2

It’s no secret that AMD and Nvidia are planning to launch new GPUs in the next few months, but there are still questions about configurations and technology.Initially, we expected these new cards to use the HBM2 memory standard, but the persistent rumor has been that AMD’s upcoming Polaris would be GDDR5 based. read more