AMD Radeon R7 vs. Plextor M6 Pro - Two high-end SSDs challenge for honors

AMD Radeon R7 vs. Plextor M6 Pro - Two high-end SSDs challenge for honors

The AMD Radeon R7 and Plextor M6 Pro are two of the latest high-end SSDs to hit the market. We put them through their paces to see if they can challenge other established high-end SSDs, such as the Samsung SSD 840 Pro and OCZ Vector 150.

HIS IceQ R9 290X Hybrid graphics card offers cool performance at a great price

HIS IceQ R9 290X Hybrid graphics card offers cool performance at a great price

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The HIS Radeon R9 290X 4GB GDDR5 graphics card has a closed liquid cooling system that provides much-needed cooling to the AMD Radeon R9 290X core. The Hawaii-based GPU operates at high temperatures under load; so read on to uncover if such extreme cooling solutions can push its performance to new heights!

AMD Mullins Preview: A New Windows Tablet Paradigm?

AMD Mullins Preview: A New Windows Tablet Paradigm?

AMD has updated its ultra-lower power APU offering with "Mullins". Targeted at Windows tablets and based on the new Puma+ architecture, we had the opportunity to give AMD's Mullins reference tablet a quick go. So here's a quick preview of what you can expect from AMD's latest ultra low power APU.

ASUS and MSI Top-End AMD Radeon R9 290X Graphics Cards Compared

ASUS and MSI Top-End AMD Radeon R9 290X Graphics Cards Compared

Based on the new AMD R9 290X "Hawaii" GPU, we lined up two graphics cards from ASUS and MSI respectively. As the top of the line models, they sport custom cooling solutions and other distinguishing features to make them stand out from the crowd. Dive in and find out how they compete against each other!

AMD Shows Devices Running Upcoming Mullins APU

AMD Shows Devices Running Upcoming Mullins APU

While the focus of AMD's press conference at CES 2014 was mostly on its new desktop performance APU, Kaveri, the big red also took this opportunity to show off a few reference devices designed around the upcoming Mullins APU. We show you a preview of how these devices might look and function. Also, new design wins for existing Kabini and Temash APUs.

A Showcase of AMD Kaveri APU Powered Systems

A Showcase of AMD Kaveri APU Powered Systems

Following the official launch of AMD's next-gen APU series codenamed Kaveri, we were given a quick round of hands-on time with some of these systems. Check out what we found and our firsthand experience.

AMD Kaveri APUs Launch Today! (Updated)

AMD Kaveri APUs Launch Today! (Updated)

AMD has officially launched the successor to their popular Trinity and Richland desktop APUs - the Kaveri APU. Boasting a graphics engine derived from the Radeon R9 290 series Hawaii core, as well as advanced in its HSA architecture, Kaveri is stepping into uncharted territory.

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.

Gigabyte Radeon R9 280X Windforce 3X OC - The Windforce Treatment

Gigabyte Radeon R9 280X Windforce 3X OC - The Windforce Treatment

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The Gigabyte Radeon R9 280X Windforce 3X OC leaps out of the box with a factory-overclocked R9 280X GPU, rated at up to 1100MHz. With the skeleton thin fan shroud and its three cooling fans, the card cuts a familiar sight to those who are in the know of its Windforce 3x cooling system. We find out how this card fares.

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.

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