Posts Tagged ‘AMD’
3 CommentsPosted by Henry Butt on November 29, 2013 under APU, Component, Highlights 2
Today we are going to take a look at the latest product in AMD's APU line-up, the Vision A10-6790K. This is positioned just below the A10-6800K that we looked at a few months back and offers users a... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on November 15, 2013 under Gaming
Earlier this week AMD released information on a new bundle with its latest line up of R9 series GPUs, that would see many of them come with a free copy of Battlefield 4. However, it's now released a c... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on November 13, 2013 under CPU, Graphics
AMD has announced a new initiative to bridge the gap between the traditional high powered, productivity focused "old Windows ecosystem," and the high end displays and thin, light and easy to use Andro... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on November 5, 2013 under Development
Last month AMD lifted the curtain on the new Mantle API it developed, promising lower level hardware access similar to how developers create games for console hardware. The announcement got many peopl... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on October 24, 2013 under Graphics
As you might have noticed from the slew of reviews that hit the net today - including our own in-depth one - AMD officially launched its expected flagship card, the R9 290X, ushering in a new generati... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jules on October 22, 2013 under Channel, Graphics, Server, Workstation
Against a backdrop of AMD's Chief Sales Officer managing to bring home the Q3 bacon in the shape of a $95m profit, it looks like AMD is becoming an altogether more attractive place to be. The lat... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on October 15, 2013 under Development
A couple of weeks ago AMD hosted the GPU14 even and along with showing off it's new line of graphics cards, it also announced the new Mantle API for developers, aimed at getting console level performa... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on October 10, 2013 under Console, PC
Last week Valve revealed the specs for the 300 prototype Steam Machines, based entirely on Intel and Nvidia hardware. Considering all the hype around AMD recently with the launch of the Mantle API and... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on October 10, 2013 under Graphics
Bringing its new graphics offerings to bear today is Sapphire, with the launch of its new R9 series of GPUs, featuring cards from the 270x and 280x lines, with each one coming in three different cooli... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on October 9, 2013 under Development, Drivers
John Carmack, co-founder of id Software and creator of some of gamings most revolutionary titles, has given a lot more credence to AMD's Mantle API and DirectX workaround, by suggesting that big perfo... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on October 8, 2013 under Graphics
AMD's Radeon 7 series cards have been kicking around for a while at this point, so it's about time we got a look at what's coming next. Fortunately, Club3D is here to save the day, with its custom bac... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on October 7, 2013 under Console
Last week the Internet was flooded with pictures and articles on the Half-Life 3 trademark filing, we even reported on it. However the trademark filing seems to have disappeared along with our hopes o... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Henry Butt on October 5, 2013 under Highlights-new, Motherboard
Today we are going to look at one of the first Socket FM2+ motherboards designed for gaming, the Gigabyte G1 Sniper A88X. This has similar characteristics as the other products in Gigabyte's gamin... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on October 2, 2013 under Graphics
If you're looking for a new GPU, be it mid-range or high-end, Aria has an offer you might be interested in. There's some free games in their too, thanks to AMD's Never Settle Forever campaign, meaning... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on October 1, 2013 under Graphics
AMD has just announced that for the foreseeable future, GPU partner Sapphire, will be the exclusive provider of AMD FirePro professional GPUs. Sapphire will begin distribution as of today, 1st October... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on September 26, 2013 under Graphics
AMD has made the official announcement for its next-generation of graphics cards, but along with details of how many transistors they're sporting, what their price tags will be and the size of their m... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on September 26, 2013 under Gaming, Graphics
It's a great, great time to be a PC gamer. Not only is having a mid-range gaming setup going to cover you against most of the next-gen console developments, but Valve is set to produce its own Steam b... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Jules on September 3, 2013 under Memory, Motherboard
While it seems that some mainboard vendors will need new models and/or BIOS updates in order to provide AMD FX9000 series processors with full support, KitGuru has been contacted by Asus to confirm th... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on August 21, 2013 under Motherboard
Gigabyte has today announced a new series of motherboards known as the A88X line, all of which will support both current-generation FM2 Trinity and Richland AMD APUs and the newer FM2+ form factor Kev... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Jules on August 20, 2013 under CPU, Highlights 2
When KitGuru ran a preliminary analysis of the price/performance for the AMD FX-9590, we calculated a bang-per-buck based only on early info from the channel. The conclusion at that stage was clear: T... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on August 19, 2013 under Console
Nvidia has been quite vocal about its disinterest in the console industry, citing low profit margins as one of the reasons you won't find any of its hardware in the next-gen Xbox One or PS4 consoles. ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jules on August 19, 2013 under Channel, Graphics, Highlights
In the coming weeks, we will be speaking with some senior folks from both AMD and nVidia about the benefits of running major campaigns for game giveaways. One thing is for sure, no matter whether you ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Henry Butt on July 16, 2013 under Highlights 2, Motherboard
Today we are going to take a look at the Gigabyte F2A85XN-WIFI, a mid-range mini-ITX motherboard, aimed at those who are looking to build a basic compact gaming system or a compact media centre PC. ... more.
6 CommentsPosted by Jules on July 9, 2013 under CPU
Quoting the physical speed of a processor is about as useful measure of performance as telling us that a car has a 5 litre engine. While there is an overall correlation, the winning-losing match-up is... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on June 26, 2013 under Graphics
Yup, that's how non-subtle this AMD advert is. It sees a typical gamer guy plugging in his new, green tinged, generic GPU into his PC and then tapping the space bar, because dammit, it's not working. ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Harrison on June 25, 2013 under Graphics, Highlights 2
If you ever read/saw Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, you will be familiar with the special golden tickets that super-choco-genius Willy Wonka hides in the wrappers of special sweets. The marketing ... more.
6 CommentsPosted by Henry Butt on June 13, 2013 under CPU, Highlights
Today we are going to take a look at the latest ‘Richland’ APUs from AMD which have been refreshed with ‘Piledriver’ cores to enhance performance. There are numerous other improvements inc... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on May 23, 2013 under APU, CPU, Event
A short while ago, KitGuru was invited to AMD's press event with the agenda of discussing the company's mobile products for 2013. It is clear that the mobile market is a big priority for the US-base... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on May 15, 2013 under Graphics, Notebook
With gamers and enthusiasts still a crucial part of AMD's mobile GPU strategy, the California-based semiconductor company has launched HD 8900M - a series of products which it touts to include the "wo... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Harrison on April 30, 2013 under Event
While the advent of Quad HD TV might provide one of the biggest challenges to console gaming in the coming years, there seems little doubt that having a single code platform might be one of the bigges... more.
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