Posts Tagged ‘AMD’
3 CommentsPosted by Allan 'Zardon' Campbell on December 8, 2016 under Channel, Graphics, Highlights V, Software & Gaming
KitGuru despatched Leo Waldock for an exclusive interview with Andrej Zdravkovic, Corporate Vice President for Software and Platform Engineering at AMD and Terry Makedon, Director – Product Manageme... more.
8 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on December 7, 2016 under Drivers
AMD has teased an upcoming update to its Crimson driver platform and though nothing official has been said, leaked slides and rumour suggest it could bring performance gains to all Graphics Core Next ... more.
17 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on December 6, 2016 under CPU, Graphics
Earlier this year, Intel ended up cutting its workforce down by 11 percent, pushing 12,000 or so people out of the company. As it turns out, a heck of a lot of graphics engineers may have been caught ... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on November 30, 2016 under CPU, Event
AMD is set to give the public its first look at the raw power of Zen CPUs on the 13th December at its New Horizon event, which will provide a sneak peak at the upcoming standard. Set to be hosted by C... more.
32 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on November 23, 2016 under Graphics
Back in July, AMD accidentally listed the RX 490 on its website for a brief time, which swiftly prompted rumours surrounding AMD's higher-end GPU plans for 2016. It has been a few months since then wi... more.
5 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on November 16, 2016 under Graphics
While Nvidia has been making a lot of money off the back of consumer graphics cards, another huge component to the company's success has been its involvement in AI and Deep Learning initiatives. This ... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on November 11, 2016 under NAS
This week, QNAP Systems has announced that it has officially teamed up with AMD to bring out a new series of high-performance NAS devices, all powered by AMD's Embedded R-Series quad-core APUs. The TV... more.
17 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on October 28, 2016 under Apple, Graphics, Notebook
Despite what the adverts would have us believe, the real fundamental differences between Windows based PCs and Macs, aren't all that stark. One area where they are though, is in graphical power and th... more.
26 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on October 25, 2016 under CPU
Earlier this year, we got our first look at AMD's Summit Ridge/Zen 8-core desktop processor thanks to an engineering sample leak. However, the SKUs floating around at the time were still a bit off fro... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on October 24, 2016 under Graphics
Nvidia is finally bringing Pascal to the low-end GPU market this week with the launch of the GTX 1050 and GTX 1050Ti. However, it looks like AMD is hoping to stay one step ahead this holiday season by... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on October 21, 2016 under Drivers
With big games like Battlefield 1, Civilisation VI and Titanfall 2 launching today or within the next week, AMD has released a new driver to make sure they are all officially supported, with optimised... more.
24 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on October 14, 2016 under Graphics
While things are quiet at the moment on the Vega front, it looks like news is leaking out about Polaris 10 and Polaris 11 revisions from AMD. The new efficiency focussed GPUs launched earlier this yea... more.
5 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on October 13, 2016 under Apps, Drivers
Over the last couple of years, AMD users have likely had an encounter or two with Raptr's 'Gaming Evolved' app. At one point it was AMD's answer to the GeForce Experience, with the app being bundled w... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on October 6, 2016 under Graphics
AMD has introduced a new feature for its latest driver release, Radeon Crimson Edition 16.10.1, that will be of benefit to anyone running more than one AMD graphics card. It's called Frame Pacing and ... more.
22 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on October 4, 2016 under CPU
AMD has already announced that it will be missing the 2016 launch window for its new processors built on the Zen architecture. However, we won't have to wait long for them to appear in 2017 as reports... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on October 4, 2016 under Graphics, Highlights, Interviews, Software & Gaming
KitGuru was recently given the chance to fire some questions over to AMD's Scott Wasson on the topic of frame pacing for multi-GPU (mGPU) configurations using DirectX 12. Frame pacing has long be... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on September 29, 2016 under Apple
It looks like Apple's long-rumored dual-display Macbook Pro could be heading our way as soon as next month. A few months back, reports began suggesting that Apple's next Macbook Pro would feature a to... more.
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.
70 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.
109 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.
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