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Wednesday, 6 Jan 2016

AMD's next-generation Polaris GPU architecture could enable smaller, more powerful notebooks

AMD's next-generation Polaris GPU architecture could enable smaller, more powerful notebooks

AMD just unveiled its next-generation Polaris GPU architecture at CES 2016. The most important takeaway? Possibly faster and slimmer gaming notebooks, more compact desktops, and discrete cards with fewer power connectors, all thanks to the new 14nm FinFET process and huge gains in power efficiency.

Wednesday, 23 Dec 2015

Samsung may start making chips for AMD in 2016

Samsung may start making chips for AMD in 2016

Samsung could join GlobalFoundries in helping AMD manufacture its next generation of 14nm chips in 2016.

Thursday, 17 Dec 2015

AMD’s GPUOpen is the open source answer to NVIDIA GameWorks

AMD’s GPUOpen is the open source answer to NVIDIA GameWorks

AMD has announced GPUOpen, an open source alternative to NVIDIA's GameWorks development platform. And because of GPUOpen's open source nature, it will be practically impossible for AMD to attempt to skew performance toward its own hardware.

Tuesday, 15 Dec 2015

AMD’s next-generation products taped out, delays possible

AMD’s next-generation products taped out, delays possible

It's still early days, but there are suggestions that AMD's 2016 products could face delays that would push them back to as late as the first quarter of 2017.

Thursday, 10 Dec 2015

AMD FreeSync to be available over HDMI and on notebook displays for the first time

AMD FreeSync to be available over HDMI and on notebook displays for the first time

AMD just announced a couple of major updates to its FreeSync variable refresh rate technology to make it accessible to an even wider swathe of the market. How does FreeSync over HDMI sound?

Wednesday, 2 Dec 2015

Reclaim workstation real estate with the new, low-profile AMD FirePro 4300 graphics card!

Reclaim workstation real estate with the new, low-profile AMD FirePro 4300 graphics card!

AMD has announced the low-profile FirePro 4300 professional graphics card. Optimized for the latest CAD applications, the new card also promises flexibility in workstation deployment!

Tuesday, 1 Dec 2015

AMD’s new Crimson Edition driver causing fan speed issues for certain users (Updated)

AMD’s new Crimson Edition driver causing fan speed issues for certain users (Updated)

Despite its emphasis on stability, reports have emerged of fan speed issues with the new Radeon Software Crimson Edition drivers. More details inside.

Wednesday, 25 Nov 2015

AMD drops support for legacy GPUs, will only support GCN from now on

AMD drops support for legacy GPUs, will only support GCN from now on

AMD is retiring GPUs that do not use its Graphics Core Next architecture and will no longer be developing new drivers for them.

Tuesday, 24 Nov 2015

AMD says goodbye to Catalyst drivers, ushers in new Crimson software

AMD says goodbye to Catalyst drivers, ushers in new Crimson software

This is the end for AMD Catalyst. Enter the brand new Crimson edition, the first version of AMD's new, faster, and more intuitive Radeon Software. Find out what you can expect for your AMD graphics cards.

Friday, 20 Nov 2015

Custom AMD Radeon R9 380X cards unveiled!

Custom AMD Radeon R9 380X cards unveiled!

Here are a list of custom Radeon R9 380X cards from manufacturers, complete with custom coolers, faster clock speeds, and upgraded components for improved performance!

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