Posts Tagged ‘AMD’
19 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on September 26, 2016 under Apple, CPU
AMD is gearing up to launch the Zen architecture next year and while plenty of PC enthusiasts have their eyes peeled to see what AMD brings to the table, it looks like Apple may also want in on the ac... more.
10 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on September 20, 2016 under Graphics
While AMD has been focussing on the mid-range graphics card market this year with Polaris, next year we will see the launch of Vega GPUs, AMD's next batch of high-end cards to take on the likes of Nvi... more.
68 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on September 13, 2016 under CPU
We have already heard a little bit about AMD's new AM4 platform, which launched just recently for OEMs. However, we have yet to see the socket on any high-end motherboards. Fortunately, if this week's... more.
23 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on September 5, 2016 under APU, Motherboard
Today is a big day for AMD, not only is the company coming out with its new seventh generation of APUs but it is also launching the new AM4 platform, bringing along support for DDR4, next generation I... more.
7 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on August 29, 2016 under Graphics
While AMD continues to focus on the mid-range graphics card market with its new Polaris architecture, there are of course still some people out there waiting for the first Vega GPUs to launch. Vega is... more.
18 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on August 18, 2016 under CPU
Just last week we finally saw some performance numbers for Zen in an unofficial leak from the Ashes of Singularity database. Now this week, AMD has given us our first official look at performance for ... more.
62 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on August 11, 2016 under CPU
So far, the only real performance numbers we've received for Zen have come from AMD's marketing and presentation slides. However, this week we may have got our first look at legitimate real-world perf... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on August 10, 2016 under CPU
AMD has been pretty quiet as far as release dates go when it comes to the first mainstream desktop Zen CPUs. We have heard dates ranging from ‘October 2016’ to ‘early 2017’ but this week, what... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on July 27, 2016 under Graphics, Memory
The last few days have seen a few crazy graphics cards announced, with the likes of Nvidia's Quadro P6000 offering ridiculous levels of performance at a hefty price tag. You haven't seen anything yet ... more.
7 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on July 25, 2016 under CPU
We have been hearing about AMD's upcoming Zen architecture for some time now and over the last few months, news has ramped up a bit. Right now, official information still points to a late 2016 releas... more.
8 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on July 25, 2016 under Graphics
Pictures of two of AMD's more mainstream RX series graphics cards, the 460 and 470 have shown up online, potentially giving us our first look at what the GPUs will look like at release. Both cards sho... more.
107 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on July 22, 2016 under CPU
It has been a while since we’ve had any interesting developments in regards to AMD’s upcoming Zen processors. However, this week someone managed to get a peek at a few Zen engineering samples, giv... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on July 8, 2016 under Drivers
Although AMD's RX 480 has been well received by most, there are a few who experienced unfavourable power draws through the PCIExpress port, leading to questions about its stability and longevity. Fort... more.
7 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on July 5, 2016 under APU
It has been a while since we last heard anything regarding AMD's new Zen architecture. For now the first eight core desktop CPU is on track to launch late this year bu... more.
10 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on July 4, 2016 under Graphics
Although AMD's new RX 480 has reviewed well with most publications, a few issues have arisen in certain circumstances with some cards, namely, that the power can spike for seemingly no reason. AMD has... more.
12 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on June 24, 2016 under Graphics
Although cards from AMD's new Polaris line up have yet to even hit store shelves, AMD is already looking to the future. Its next-generation graphics cards, currently codenamed Vega, have just hit a ne... more.
17 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on June 23, 2016 under Graphics
Along with Newegg jumping the gun and listing the Visiontek RX 480 a week early, we've now got a number of other listings from other RX 480 manufacturers all appearing online. From Sapphire, to XFX, t... more.
8 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on June 22, 2016 under CPU
Back in 2009, the European Union hit Intel with a record breaking $1.2 billion antitrust fine, after concluding that the chip maker had abused its market position to try and stifle AMD's growth and a... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on June 7, 2016 under Drivers
AMD's latest 16.6.1 driver release has added support for a couple of new games, a new Crossfire profile for Dark Souls III and has improved performance and stability in a number of new releases. There... more.
10 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on June 1, 2016 under Computex, CPU
Along with its big debut of the new RX series of AMD graphics cards, this year's Computex was also home to the first showing of its upcoming Zen CPU architecture. The new processors are designed to br... more.
117 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on June 1, 2016 under Computex, Graphics
In the early hours of this morning AMD finally unveiled its first Polaris graphics card: the RX480. With specifications that peg it as comparable in power, but far more efficient than the R9 390, AMD... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on June 1, 2016 under APU
Today, AMD arrived at Computex armed with its brand new 7th generation 'Bristol Ridge' APUs, featuring up to a 50 percent compute performance improvement over 2014's Kaveri offerings and up to a 37 pe... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on May 23, 2016 under Drivers
This is actually a fairly big week for gaming, not only do we have Overwatch coming out but Total War: Warhammer is also launching, alongside a Vulkan API update for Dota 2. Given that two large title... more.
28 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on May 19, 2016 under CPU
AMD's Zen début is rapidly approaching, with some rumours pointing towards an October launch for the first eight-core chip. However, we still don't know a ton about performance, outside of the fact t... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on May 18, 2016 under Drivers
If you happened to check out our DOOM game analysis earlier this week, then you may have noticed that there were some pretty poor performance numbers coming from the R9 290 and R9 390x. However, just ... more.
12 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on May 13, 2016 under Graphics
While many tech outlets are currently chipping away at their GTX 1080 reviews before the embargo lifts, AMD is preparing to show off its first Polaris architecture graphics cards this month and it loo... more.
24 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on May 12, 2016 under Graphics
Rumour has it that AMD might bump up the release of its 'Vega' architecture graphics card. Just last month, AMD updated its GPU roadmap, showing Polaris launching this Summer and Vega coming in 2017 b... more.
17 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on May 9, 2016 under Graphics
Just a few days after Nvidia's official unveiling of the GTX 1080 and GTX 1070 Pascal-based graphics cards, reports surrounding AMD's plans for the year have begun to surface. According to the most re... more.
6 CommentsPosted by Allan 'Zardon' Campbell on May 6, 2016 under Channel, Highlights, Interviews
You may have noticed that Radeon Software Crimson has been gaining a lot of positive momentum since its launch back in November. Radeon Technologies Group mastermind Raja Koduri brought Andrej Zdravko... more.
6 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on May 5, 2016 under CPU
It has been a while since we have heard anything to do with AMD's upcoming crop of Zen processors but this week, we finally learned a bit more about AMD's potential plans for the launch later this yea... more.
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