Posts Tagged ‘AMD’
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on November 25, 2015 under Drivers, Graphics
This week, AMD officially launched Radeon Software, putting the Catalyst Control Centre to rest and moving on to a new era of driver support. However, these changes don't just put Catalyst to bed, the... more.
8 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on November 24, 2015 under Drivers
Today marks the beginning of a new era for AMD, as the Catalyst Control Centre is being put to rest and we push forward with Radeon Software: Crimson Edition, the first step in AMD's plan to double it... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on November 19, 2015 under Graphics
Today, AMD officially announced the R9 380x, targeting the £200/$249 price point. We have already reviewed the Asus Strix edition of this card from but other partners are now starting to reveal their... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on November 18, 2015 under Graphics
When the AMD R9 Fury X launched this year, reviewers quickly found out that there would be limited overclocking potential due to voltage locks, as well as limitations placed on the speed the card's h... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on November 17, 2015 under Graphics, Software & Gaming
AMD has announced that it will be giving away copies of Star Wars: Battlefront on the PC with purchases of Radeon R9 Fury graphics cards. The latest shooter from EA and DICE launches this week, just i... more.
19 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on November 16, 2015 under Graphics
AMD has been making some moves these past few months, starting with forming the Radeon Technologies Group and more recently the company announced plans to move away from the Catalyst Control Centre in... more.
5 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on November 13, 2015 under Console, Graphics
AMD is putting a lot of its eggs in the virtual reality basket, with a big push lately for its LiquidVR platform, an announcement of partnerships with system makers for Oculus Ready PCs and that's ... more.
90 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on November 11, 2015 under CPU
Over the weekend, we learned that AMD had been hit with a class action lawsuit over its Bulldozer series of processors. The complaint stemmed from claims that AMD overstated the number of cores contai... more.
77 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on November 7, 2015 under CPU
It looks like AMD has a class action lawsuit on its hands over the company's Bulldozer series of processors. The complaint stems from claims that AMD overstated the number of cores contained in the c... more.
5 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on November 6, 2015 under CPU
GlobalFoundries and AMD have announced this week that they have successfully produced the first 14nm FinFET sample chip. Previously, GlobalFoundries has been licensing Samsung's own 14nm process but i... more.
5 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on November 6, 2015 under Graphics
Last week, we began hearing rumours that AMD was preparing another GPU for launch before Christmas and now it seems that we know exactly when to expect it. Next week, AMD is said to be releasing the n... more.
9 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on November 5, 2015 under Drivers, Graphics
This week, AMD announced a massive change to how it is handling its GPU drivers. The red team announced that the Radeon Technologies Group would be doing away with the Catalyst Control Centre entirely... more.
12 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on November 4, 2015 under CPU
The rumour mill has been churning out some new information regarding AMD's upcoming Zen architecture processors this week. According to someone supposedly familiar with AMD's internal tests, the upcom... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on November 3, 2015 under Competitions
If you have been around the KitGuru site or Facebook page over the last few weeks, you will have noticed that we ran a pretty huge giveaway with Overclockers UK, giving one reader a chance to win the ... more.
16 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on November 2, 2015 under Drivers
About a week ago, we began hearing rumours that AMD was preparing a new special edition driver, much like last year's 'Omega' update. However, it turns out that something much bigger was planned, Cata... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on October 30, 2015 under Cooling, Graphics
Many of you will remember that back when AMD launched the R9 200 series, the flagship R9 290 and R9 290x had a bit of a heat issue thanks to the hot running chips and lacklustre blower-style cooling. ... more.
8 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on October 29, 2015 under Graphics
The AMD R9 380x has been confirmed thanks to an early posting on the PowerColour website, showing that the upcoming graphics card will appear on the consumer market within the next few weeks. The grap... more.
16 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on October 28, 2015 under Graphics
Recently, we have been hearing quite a bit about GDDR5x, with rumours suggesting that Nvidia intends to use it in addition to HBM2 on its Pascal graphics car... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on October 28, 2015 under Drivers, Graphics
AMD first launched its Omega driver in December 2014. Almost a year has passed and now it seems that team red is working on a new 'special edition' driver to launch this year according to new rumours.... more.
8 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on October 26, 2015 under Graphics
Over the last year, we have been hearing a lot about DirectX 12 and now we are finally starting to see just what the new API can bring to the table. So far, DirectX 12 performance has been measured wi... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on October 26, 2015 under Graphics
AMD officially launched its tiny Radeon R9 Nano graphics card a while back, bringing the full power of a Fiji graphics core and High-Bandwidth Memory to a tiny 6-inch PCB. Several AIB partners have al... more.
8 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on October 20, 2015 under Apple, CPU
Apple has been working pretty closely with AMD over the last couple of years. You can find AMD's Fire Pro graphics cards in the Mac Pro, you can also find Radeon graphics chips in some of the new iMac... more.
23 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on October 19, 2015 under Graphics
Next year is going to be an interesting one for graphics cards, Nvidia has Pascal up its sleeve and AMD is expected to launch its new Arctic Island GPUs, which will apparently offer double performance... more.
8 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on October 16, 2015 under Console
Nintendo isn't going to officially talk about its upcoming console, the Nintendo NX, until next year. However, that isn't stopping early information from circulating the web, we've already got a look ... more.
5 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on October 16, 2015 under Software & Gaming
The writing is on the wall at this point: virtual reality is happening. Enough people have tried early Oculus hardware, there's enough money behind it and there's enough developers for at least one ge... more.
7 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on October 14, 2015 under Channel
It's one thing if a long time employee leaves your ranks with good will, wishing you the best for the future, but it's another thing entirely if he goes over to the other side. That's what seems to ha... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on October 14, 2015 under Channel
If you like to stay on the cutting edge of driver releases, consider downloading the latest 15.10 beta drivers from AMD, as they add a number of stability fixes and get the AMD GPUs of the world ready... more.
8 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on October 9, 2015 under Drivers, Graphics, Software & Gaming
Ark: Survival Evolved was set to be one of the first popular titles to support DirectX 12 this year following the release of Windows 10 back in July. The highly anticipated DirectX 12 update was origi... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on October 9, 2015 under Channel
Although commercial grade CGI is incredibly expensive to develop, sets aren't cheap either. Some Bollywood directors have been playing around with a middle ground however, whereby they create sets vir... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on October 6, 2015 under Gaming Rig, PC
As if we needed any more indication that we are mere months away from the biggest virtual reality hardware launches ever, AMD and Dell have announced a partnership with Oculus VR, to bring to market "... more.
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