- News tagged "amd"
Friday, 8 May 2015
MSI has announced the 990FXA Gaming motherboard based on AMD's AM3+ socket. It is the first AMD motherboard to offer support for both USB 3.1 and the new NVMe storage protocol utilized by Intel's latest 750 series PCIe SSDs.
At its Financial Analyst meeting on 07 May (0200 SGT), AMD made announcements that point to key developments on both CPU and GPU fronts. Find out the details here.
Thursday, 7 May 2015
AMD has announced its new range of OEM desktop graphics card, the Radeon 300 series. The new cards are essentially rebadges of older cards and include both performance and ultra-budget parts.
HP has announced new desktop PCs in its Pavilion and Envy product families and a 4K display. The new PCs will be outfitted with new hardware, including AMD's yet-to-be-announced Radeon R9 380 graphics card and Intel's fifth-generation Broadwell processors.
Friday, 24 Apr 2015
AMD will skip ahead to the 14nm fabrication process for its next-generation GPUs. Read on to find out why they have leapfrogged the 20nm fab process.
Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015
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 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 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
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
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.