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AMD Radeon R9 Series Performance Examined

AMD Radeon R9 Series Performance Examined

The AMD Radeon R9 series of graphics cards consists of five product segments. The first two R9 290X and 290 options are meant for enthusiast gamers. The remaining three R9 280X, 270X and 270 are targeted at mainstream gamers who aim to stretch their budgets. So while the Radeon R9 series aims to give all PC gamers a card of their choice, how does it fare against NVIDIA's equally updated GTX 700 series? We uncover the differences for you.

A Primer on AMD's Radeon R9 290 Series

A Primer on AMD's Radeon R9 290 Series

After much waiting, the true new heir of AMD's next generation graphics cards is finally unveiled as the Radeon R9 290X and is now officially available. We give you a run-down of what you need to know of the new card and its "Hawaii" GPU core.

AMD Radeon R9 and R7 Graphics Unleashed

AMD Radeon R9 and R7 Graphics Unleashed

AMD's new Radeon R9 and R7 graphics card series launch today with a big nod towards gamers. Will it work out to AMD's expectations? It's early days yet, but step this way to find out what's changed under the hood in this walkthrough.

AMD Announces New R9 and R7 Radeon Graphics Cards (Updated)

AMD Announces New R9 and R7 Radeon Graphics Cards (Updated)

AMD will be replacing most of the their GPU line-up really soon, so step right this way to find out more about the new AMD Radeon "Hawaii" graphics cards that will be made available next month.

AMD Previews "Hawaii" GPU-based Graphics Card

AMD Previews "Hawaii" GPU-based Graphics Card

AMD teased us with a reference unit of the top of the line "Hawaii" GPU based graphics card. So step right in and take a quick look at what you might be purchasing soon.

AMD Kabini APU Preview - Combating a Changing Computing Landscape

AMD Kabini APU Preview - Combating a Changing Computing Landscape

Superseding the Brazos platform, AMD's new Kabini APUs are touted as the industry's first quad-core SoCs and are AMD's answer to a fast changing computing landscape. We check out the A4-5000 mobile APU to see how it performs.

AMD Radeon HD 7790 Duel - ASUS vs Sapphire

AMD Radeon HD 7790 Duel - ASUS vs Sapphire

AMD's new Radeon HD 7790 plugs the mid-range gap between the S$180-200 Radeon HD 7770 and $255-335 Radeon HD 7850 cards. The Radeon HD 7790 utilizes a completely new GCN (Graphics Core Next) 28nm GPU, codenamed Bonaire. We take a look at it as well as two custom models from ASUS and Sapphire.

A Guide to AMD's Trinity A-series APUs and Hardware Ecosystem

A Guide to AMD's Trinity A-series APUs and Hardware Ecosystem

AMD's latest interpretation of Heterogeneous System Architecture (HSA) has been brought to the desktop and mobile computing fronts in the form its Trinity A-series APUs. We've put together resources on what you need to know about these new processors and the hardware ecosystem such as motherboards and even notebooks.

AMD A85X Motherboard Roundup

AMD A85X Motherboard Roundup

With the introduction of the AMD Trinity desktop APUs that require the new AMD FM2 CPU socket, there has been a trickle of such motherboards from the usual board makers. We gathered four motherboards from ASUS, ASrock, Gigabyte and MSI that feature the AMD A85X chipset and put them to the test.

3DMark Fire Strike - Desktop GPU Performance Review

3DMark Fire Strike - Desktop GPU Performance Review

Futuremark's popular synthetic graphics benchmarking tool, 3DMark, has been updated to a brand new cross-platform version. We put a range of graphics cards through its toughest tests, Fire Strike and Fire Strike Extreme, to see how they fare on Futuremark's most ambitious and technical benchmark to date.

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