News tagged ‘amd’
Wednesday, 27 Feb 2013
AMD has unveiled details about TressFX Hair that is its new, cutting-edge rendering technology that is touted to be able to create life-like locks in real time. It leverages on the DirectCompute to harness the parallel processing prowess of its AMD's GCN-based GPUs.
Thursday, 21 Feb 2013
AMD has announced the arrival of its "Never Settle: Reloaded" game bundle, the sequel to last year's "Never Settle" bundle, which bundles up to three PC games - "BioShock Infinite", "Crysis 3", and "DmC Devil May Cry" with select AMD Radeon HD 7900 and HD 7800 Series graphics cards.
Wednesday, 6 Feb 2013
Zotac has announced that it has updated its Zbox Nano XS series with the AMD Brazos 2.0 platform. The refreshed Zotac Zbox Nano XS with AMD Radeon HD 7340 graphics maintains the pocket-sized form factor, and is available as a barebone PC or with 2GB of DDR3 memory and a 64GB SSD (Plus models).
Friday, 25 Jan 2013
Details of AMD's upcoming 'Richland' APUs have been leaked. According to Xbit Labs, the initial lineup of the next-generation APUs comprises four quad-core SKUs and two dual-core chips.
Wednesday, 23 Jan 2013
AMD may be trying to expand beyond PC chips with the recent hiring of two senior engineers, Charlie Matar, previously senior vice president of engineering at Qualcomm, and Wayne Meretsky, previously technical lead for OS X at Apple.
Monday, 31 Dec 2012
According to an article from SemiAccurate, AMD is ending its ‘Vision’ branding for its APU platforms and PC systems using these platforms.
Friday, 21 Dec 2012
Based on AMD's Tahiti architecture (unlike the rest of the HD 7800 series which adopts the Pitcairn architecture) with its 256-bit memory interface, it includes 1536 stream processors and 96 texture units.
Wednesday, 19 Dec 2012
Details of the new mobile GPU series from AMD have been revealed. The AMD Radeon HD 8000M series mobile GPUs are touted to deliver better performance than the current Radeon HD 7000M series, and with improved energy efficiency as well.
Thursday, 6 Dec 2012
With core and memory speeds of 910MHz and 4800MHz respectively, the card has 2GB GDDR5 on board memory, and comes equipped with an innovative cooling technology named the "Fling Force".
The dual-GPU AMD Radeon HD 8990 is rumored to be released in the second quarter of 2013. This is according to information obtained by the Spanish website, Bit Dreams. They also claimed to have information on the performance and specifications of the AMD Radeon HD 8000 series GPUs.