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Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015

AMD and NVIDIA want to make sure you're ready for GTA V

AMD and NVIDIA want to make sure you're ready for GTA V

With Grand Theft Auto V being the hottest game on PC right now, both AMD and NVIDIA are scrambling to release drivers that offer improved performance for the game.

Tuesday, 31 Mar 2015

AMD 2015-2020 roadmaps unveiled

AMD 2015-2020 roadmaps unveiled

AMD has released a five-year roadmap for 2015 to 2020 at the PC Cluster Consortium event in Osaka, Japan. The company confirmed that it would continue to develop CPUs, GPUs and APUs for the next 10 years, including plans to target high-performance computing markets with advanced APUs.

Monday, 30 Mar 2015

AMD quantifies DirectX 12 performance boost with new 3DMark API Overhead feature test

AMD quantifies DirectX 12 performance boost with new 3DMark API Overhead feature test

AMD has used Futuremark's new 3DMark API Overhead feature test to demonstrate the performance gains of the next-generation DirectX 12 API on its own hardware. The results show a significant increase in CPU draw calls over DirectX 11, improved performance-per-watt, and better utilization of multi-core CPUs, which should be welcome news to both gamers and developers.

Thursday, 19 Mar 2015

Meet the highest density compute accelerator with over 79,800 CUDA cores!

Meet the highest density compute accelerator with over 79,800 CUDA cores!

You've probably seen compute intensive servers that boast eight GPUs, but One Stop Systems is the first to cram 16 accelerator boards in a 3U rack form factor. We say "accelerator boards" because this rack can accept boards from AMD, Intel and NVIDIA - either exclusively or even in a mixed array! This is the HDCA.

Thursday, 26 Feb 2015

To NVIDIA and AMD, Microsoft's DirectX 12 says,

To NVIDIA and AMD, Microsoft's DirectX 12 says, "Let's work together"

Microsoft’s upcoming game development API, DirectX 12 will allegedly allow AMD and NVIDIA GPUs to work in harmony. Find out how the two houses will be brought together.

Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015

AMD releases more details of Carrizo, the successor to Kaveri APU

AMD releases more details of Carrizo, the successor to Kaveri APU

AMD has released more technical specifications of Carrizo, the successor to Kaveri Accelerated Processing Unit (APU). Read on to uncover details about this fully HSA 1.0-compliant APU.

Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014

AMD's Catalyst Omega drivers out

AMD's Catalyst Omega drivers out

First announced at AMD's Future of Compute event last month, AMD's newest Catalyst drivers (named Omega) have finally been released to the general public. Catalyst Omega brings tons of new features and improvements for AMD hardware. Find out what they are and where to get the new drivers inside.

Monday, 24 Nov 2014

AMD officially announces Carrizo, the next-gen APU

AMD officially announces Carrizo, the next-gen APU

Codenamed Carrizo, the new APU will directly succeed AMD's big Kaveri launch early this year and is aimed at performance mobile computing devices, including the currently trending convertible form factor models, and AIO desktops. Leading the change in Carrizo is its new Excavator core, so dig in for in for more details and expectations.

Sunday, 23 Nov 2014

Japanese developers start to embrace AMD's Mantle

Japanese developers start to embrace AMD's Mantle

Thus far, it has only been mostly western developers who are developing games that'll use Mantle technology. At AMD's Future of Compute event though, that changed. Two giants in the Japanese video games industry have signed on. Who are they? Read on to find out.

Thursday, 20 Nov 2014

AMD's Freesync technology is almost here and Samsung's leading the charge

AMD's Freesync technology is almost here and Samsung's leading the charge

AMD's Freesync is set to completely eliminate screen-tearing in games if everything goes smoothly. Samsung has stepped up to the plate in support of AMD, with plans to release Freesync compatible monitors. Will AMD and Samsung be the driving forces behind one of gaming's next big thing?

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