Tag Archives: AMD

Is Q4 2022 to be a new Golden Era for Desktops?

Chillblast’s Director, Ben Miles highlights some of this year’s leading edge hardware releases. It’s been an incredibly newsworthy couple of years for the IT industry, with the working-from-home revolution and renewed interest in PC gaming pumping demand for consumer hardware to record levels. What’s been less exciting is the hardware …

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AMD’s Omar Fakhri

Omar Fakhri is AMD’s Director of Component Channel in EMEA and has been with the company for more than eight years. His primary responsibility is managing the EMEA sales team and working with channel partners to help sell AMD CPUs and graphics cards across the region. PCR sat down with …

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Nick Lazaridis Appointed AMD Senior Vice President, Sales, EMEA, India & APJ

AMD has appointed Nick Lazaridis as senior vice president, AMD Sales, responsible for managing sales across EMEA, India, and APJ. Lazaridis will report to AMD Executive Vice President and Chief Sales Officer (CSO) Darren Grasby. Lazaridis most recently served as president, EMEA for HP Inc. He is returning to AMD …

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New AMD Radeon PRO W6600X GPUs Available for Mac Pro

AMD’s  Radeon PRO W6600X GPU for Mac Pro delivers a combination of image quality and exceptional performance. Built on the energy efficient, high-performance AMD RDNA 2 architecture, the AMD Radeon PRO W6600X offers delivers stunning visuals and exceptional performance to power a variety of today’s popular professional applications and workloads. Key …

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AMD EPYC Processors the power behind Google Cloud ‘s New Compute Focused Instance

AMD’s EPYC processors will power the new C2D virtual machine offering from Google Cloud. “The Google Cloud C2D instances with AMD EPYC processors will enable Google Cloud customers to run some of their most complex and intense workloads with ease, helping them design their products or solve complex problems, faster,” …

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PCR Feb issue Independent Retailer: Chillblast’s Ben Miles

Chillblast’s Director, Ben Miles tells Michelle Winny, Editor of PCR about its recent Tactus Group acquisition, its involvement with F1 and how the explosive growth of the PC gaming market is driving product demand. UK based Chillblast started out as a specialist importer of niche overclocking products; it has since …

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PCR’s October interview with AMD’s Omar Fakhri, Director

Omar Fakhri, Director of AMD EMEA Component Channel explores the overall hardware market and what steps he is taking to strengthen AMD’s relationships with channel partners and integrators. Omar Fakhri is the Director of AMD’s Component Channel in EMEA and has been with the company for more than eight years. …

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PCR OCTOBER ISSUE OUT NOW: GAMING SPECIAL!!

The October issue of PCR is out now featuring our gaming special focus, PCR Awards 2021 winners list and exclusive interview with Company of the Year award winner – HANNspree UK Ltd. The future world of gaming continues to evolve as next generational tech such as the metaverse and blockchain …

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AMD Radeon PRO W6000X series GPUs for Mac Pro

AMD announced availability of new AMD Radeon PRO W6000X series GPUs for Mac Pro, including Radeon PRO W6800X and Radeon PRO W6900X GPUs, as well as the Radeon PRO W6800X Duo graphics card, a dual-GPU configuration that leverages high-speed AMD Infinity Fabric interconnect technology to deliver up to 30.2 (FP32) teraflops of compute performance. …

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Google selects 3rd gen AMD EPYC processors to launch first Tau VM Instance

AMD and Google Cloud have announced T2D, the first instance in the new family of Tau Virtual Machines (VMs) powered by 3rd Gen AMD EPYC processors. According to Google Cloud, the T2D instance offers 56% higher absolute performance and more than 40% higher price performance for scale-out workloads.  The Tau VM …

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