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AMD debuts $479 Radeon RX 6700 XT aimed at 1440p workflows

03/03/2021, 12:03 pm

As expected, AMD has announced the Radeon RX 6700 XT, a more affordable $479 GPU that could eventually be used in the Mac Pro or Thunderbolt eGPU solutions.


AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT GPU may launch at March 3 event

03/01/2021, 09:03 am

AMD will be expanding its Radeon RX 6000 graphics card line on March 3, with the launch thought to introduce lower-priced options that could eventually be used with the Mac Pro or eGPU solutions.


AMD acquiring Apple supplier and FGPA maker Xilinx for $35B in stock

10/27/2020, 10:10 am

AMD on Tuesday announced that it has agreed to purchase long-time Apple supplier Xilinx, mainly known for making a type of reconfigurable chip, for $35 billion in stock.


AMD to unveil Radeon RX 6000 GPU family on Oct. 28

09/10/2020, 12:09 pm

AMD is set to announce its new line of Radeon RX 6000 graphics chips at an event on Oct. 28, the chipmaker said Thursday.


Display lines on 27-inch iMac may be Radeon Pro 5700XT GPU issue

08/31/2020, 08:08 am

A very small number of 27-inch iMac users are reporting issues with their Mac's graphics, with some encountering random screen glitches in the form of lines appearing on the display.


The Mac Pro can now be configured with a Radeon Pro W5500X

07/01/2020, 05:07 pm

Apple Mac Pro buyers now have the option to equip their workstations with an AMD Radeon Pro W5500X with 8GB of GDDR6 memory.


Benchmarks for iMac with unreleased Intel processor & Radeon Pro surface

07/01/2020, 02:07 pm

Alleged benchmark test results for an unreleased 2020 iMac with a currently nonexistent Intel Comet Lake chip have surfaced on Geekbench.


AMD unveils 7nm Radeon Pro VII graphics card for workstations

05/13/2020, 11:05 am

AMD on Wednesday unveiled the Radeon Pro VII, a high-end graphics card similar to past Mac Pro offerings but aimed at the broader professional workstation market.


AMD Radeon 'Navi 2X' cards will offer ray tracing to future Macs

03/09/2020, 10:03 am

AMD has detailed the next generation of Radeon graphics processing units codenamed "Navi 2X," with the RDNA 2 family anticipated to include hardware ray tracing among other new capabilities in cards that should be compatible with macOS.


AMD Radeon Pro W5500 offered as price-conscious alternative Mac Pro GPU

02/10/2020, 10:02 am

AMD has launched another professional graphics card which could be used in the Mac Pro, with the Radeon Pro W5500 offered as an alternative to the high-powered W5700 with restrained performance, at half the price of its stablemate.


AMD's $799 Radeon Pro W5700 offers a potential GPU alternative for the Mac Pro

11/19/2019, 09:11 am

AMD has updated its workstation graphics card lineup ahead of the launch of the new Mac Pro, with the Radeon Pro W5700 line using AMD's high-performance RDNA graphics architecture and offering up to six display outputs, including one over USB-C.


AMD details the 16-inch MacBook Pro's Radeon Pro 5000M-series GPUs

11/13/2019, 01:11 pm

AMD has revealed the specifications of the new Radeon Pro 5000M-series GPU options available in the just-launched 16-inch MacBook Pro, with the Radeon Pro 5300M and 5500M offering better graphics performance and an option for up to 8GB of GDDR6 VRAM.


AMD Radeon RX 5700 works in macOS Catalina 10.15.1 beta 2

10/18/2019, 08:10 am

Apple is extending its support of AMD GPUs to macOS Catalina, with the second developer beta for macOS 10.15.1 enabling Radeon RX5700 compatibility with the operating system, possibly as a first step ahead of support for the Mac Pro's Radeon Pro Vega II and Duo cards.


Eight unreleased AMD Radeon GPUs found in second macOS Catalina beta

06/27/2019, 10:06 am

The second developer beta of macOS Catalina 10.15 has seemingly revealed a list of unannounced AMD Radeon graphics cards, with eight references to GPUs bearing the "RX" and "Pro" prefixes, including seven under "Vega 20."


AMD Radeon RX 5700 series launches with 7nm GPUs, up to 10.14 teraflops of performance

06/11/2019, 12:06 pm

AMD has launched three new cards in its Radeon RX 5000 range that all use 7-nanometer processes for the GPU, with the Radeon RX5700, XT, and 50th Anniversary Edition providing over 10 teraflops of performance as a more value-oriented alternative to the Vega cards.


AMD's Radeon Pro Vega II and Duo offer Mac Pro up to 28Tflops of GPU performance

06/06/2019, 08:06 am

AMD has detailed the Radeon Pro Vega II, the graphics processing unit included in the new Mac Pro in standard single and "Duo" configurations, with the 14.2-teraflop 7-nanometer chip providing considerable performance for the creative workhorse.


AMD launches RX 5000-series graphics cards with 7nm Navi GPUs

05/27/2019, 09:05 am

AMD has teased its next generation of graphics cards using the Navi GPU as the RX 5000-series, offering performance and power improvements over its Graphics Core Next offerings, with the first RX 5700 card in the range set to arrive this July.


Editorial: Intel CPU constraints are sign on the road to ARM chips in the Mac

05/01/2019, 03:05 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook mentioned that Apple took about a five percent hit on Mac revenues because of constraints on Intel processors, and the company can't seem to break the 10nm process barrier. The last two times that a chip supplier couldn't keep its promises, Apple made a big move to another architecture -- and this is just another sign on the road to an ARM Mac coming relatively soon.


Sonnet eGFX Radeon RX 560 Breakaway Puck hits Apple retail soon, but you don't have to wait

04/05/2019, 03:04 pm

A less expensive external GPU option for Thunderbolt 3 Macs, the Sonnet eGFX Breakaway Puck Radeon RX 560, is now available through Apple's online store and may soon hit some physical outlets, but there are options for buying now.


Radeon VII will be compatible with macOS Mojave 10.14.5

04/02/2019, 12:04 pm

Now available at retail, AMD's Radeon VII graphics card can be used in a Thunderbolt 3 eGPU enclosure with the latest macOS Mojave beta.