amd

Internet Insecurity

Can AMD Vulnerabilities Be Used to Game the Stock Market?

A shady financial firm tried to bury and short sell AMD based on several security vulnerabilities discovered by CTS Labs. But the tactic appears to have failed.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
3.15.18
Internet Insecurity

Researchers Say AMD Processors Have Serious Vulnerabilities and Backdoors

Security researchers announced a series of 13 vulnerabilities within AMD’s RYZEN and EPYC processors that could make some data breaches even worse.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
3.13.18
security

The Clever Engineering Behind Intel's Chipocalypse

When computer security collides with computer efficiency.
Michael Byrne
1.4.18
hardware

What Is Rapid Packed Math and How Does It Make 'Far Cry 5' Better?

Radeon's RX Vega will make extreme gaming more ... extreme.
Michael Byrne
8.2.17
Right Tool for the Job

GPU Makers Are Now Specifically Targeting Ethereum And Bitcoin Miners

A pair of ASUS cards with few or no display outputs and heavy-duty cooling may be just what the miners are after.
Jason Cross
6.28.17
CPU wars

Why Intel Couldn’t Trademark Numbers Anymore

Intel’s processor business was massive, but a lengthy legal battle with a former business partner exposed a major flaw in its CPU designs—a trademark flaw.
Ernie Smith
6.14.17
More Cores

Just 3 Months In, AMD’s Ryzen Is Already Shaking Up PC Gaming

We haven’t seen a real battle over performance and value in the CPU market in ages, but Ryzen is changing that.
Jason Cross
6.12.17
cryptocurrency

An Idiot’s Guide to Building an Ethereum Mining Rig

Let us hash.
Daniel Oberhaus
6.9.17
Gaming

PC Gaming Is Still Way Too Hard

Getting into PC gaming involves blood, sweat, and tears.
Emanuel Maiberg
7.9.16
You'll Sleep When You're Dead

Why Computers Must Sleep

Sleep modes should be an easy way to save energy, but they have a long way to go.
Emanuel Maiberg
1.23.16
Gaming

'Batman: Arkham Knight' Is Back on Sale, and People Are Already Complaining

Warner Bros. suggest that having 12 GB of RAM might help. No duh.
Emanuel Maiberg
10.28.15
Business

Intel Delays Its Next Next-Generation 10 Nanometer Chips

But you probably won't know the difference.
Michael Byrne
7.18.15