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A broad overview of the improvements coming to AMD’s Zen microarchitecture

A broad overview of the improvements coming to AMD’s Zen microarchitecture

AMD's Zen chips aren't slated to reach mass availability till the early part of 2017, but the company is already at the gates with fresh details about its new architecture. Will Zen be the chip to make AMD a real player in the high-end CPU market again?

AMD Radeon RX 480 in CrossFire: Are two cards faster than the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080?

AMD Radeon RX 480 in CrossFire: Are two cards faster than the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080?

Can AMD really beat the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 with two of its value-oriented Radeon RX 480 cards? Or in other words, can you really get more performance for less money?

In pictures: AMD Radeon Pro Duo, a dual-Fiji card for VR content creators and gamers

In pictures: AMD Radeon Pro Duo, a dual-Fiji card for VR content creators and gamers

The AMD Radeon Pro Duo packs two Fiji GPUs and a whopping 16 TFLOPS of performance, more than double that of the NVIDIA GeForce GTX Titan X. We finally have the card in our lab for testing, but first, here's a closer look at this monster.

AMD Radeon R9 Nano vs. NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970: Which is better for your mini-ITX system?

AMD Radeon R9 Nano vs. NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970: Which is better for your mini-ITX system?

Small form factor systems are all the rage these days. If you want to build a mini-ITX system today, which graphics card would you use? We take a look at the AMD Radeon R9 Nano and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 to bring you our verdict.

4 things AMD’s new Radeon Software Crimson Edition does better than Catalyst

4 things AMD’s new Radeon Software Crimson Edition does better than Catalyst

Catalyst is out, Radeon Software is in. AMD's new Crimson driver improves on its predecessor in a lot of ways. Read on to find out what has changed.

Integrated graphics faceoff: Intel Iris Pro 6200 vs. AMD Radeon R7

Integrated graphics faceoff: Intel Iris Pro 6200 vs. AMD Radeon R7

Integrated graphics in processors are a godsend to folks who want to build a desktop system without a discrete graphics card. Not only does this allow for more cost savings, it also gives the owner the option to build a more compact system or take time to consider his discrete GPU upgrade options in the future. In the meantime, we put the best iGPUs from Intel and AMD to the test.

Here's how AMD will make games, movies and photos look better than ever in 2016

Here's how AMD will make games, movies and photos look better than ever in 2016

AMD's Radeon Technologies Group (RTG) just laid out its roadmap for improving visual technologies in 2016. What's in store? Better, brighter, and higher resolution displays that are truer to life than ever.

High Bandwidth Memory: What it is and why you should care

High Bandwidth Memory: What it is and why you should care

HBM has the potential to pave the way for 4K gaming and bandwidth-hungry applications. What is it though and why is it a huge improvement over traditional GDDR type memory?

AMD Radeon R9 390X and 390 reviewed: Hawaii rebooted

AMD Radeon R9 390X and 390 reviewed: Hawaii rebooted

Has AMD managed to bring anything new to the table with its rebadged Hawaii cards? We find out in this comparison as we test out the MSI Radeon R9 390X Gaming 8G and the PowerColor PCS+ R9 390 graphics cards against NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 980 and 970 respectively.

AMD's Carrizo APU will redefine the mainstream notebook (updated)

AMD's Carrizo APU will redefine the mainstream notebook (updated)

AMD's 6th generation APU is officially launched today and it sets a rather high bar for itself to drastically improve the capabilities of everyday notebooks. We detail all you need to know about Carrizo in this feature article and the feats of engineering at AMD.

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