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AMD preps Radeon R9 380X with fully-fledged “Tonga” GPU

Advanced Micro Devices is reportedly working on a new graphics card based on its code-named “Tonga” graphics processing unit. The Radeon R9 380X will be powered by the fully-fledged GPU with all stream processors activated. Performance of the product will be similar to that of the Radeon R9 280X. The …

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AMD readies faster A8 and A10 accelerated processing units

Advanced Micro Devices is working on two new A8 and A10 accelerated processing units for desktop systems. The new chips will be based on the code-named “Kaveri” design and will not bring tangible performance improvements compared to existing APUs. Nonetheless, the new processors will help AMD to maintain average selling …

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AMD unveils A8-7670K accelerated processing unit

Advanced Micro Devices on Monday introduced its new A8-7670K accelerated processing unit designed for low-cost personal computers. The new APU is based on “Kaveri” design and features slightly lower performance than the flagship A10-7870K. The AMD A8-7670K features four “Steamroller” cores (two dual-core modules) with 3.60GHz/3.90GHz clock-rate, integrated AMD Radeon …

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AMD officially launches the Radeon R9 Fury X 4GB

Advanced Micro Devices on Wednesday officially launched its new flagship graphics processing unit as well as a card based on the GPU. The new graphics processor is the first chip in the world to use all-new high-bandwidth memory (HBM), which is a high-profile innovation on its own, to boot, AMD has …

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Dual-GPU flagship AMD Radeon R9 Fury X2 graphics card pictured

Even though AMD’s new-generation dual-chip flagship graphics card is only expected to hit the market several months from now, the company already uses such graphics card for demonstrations. The new add-in board does not resemble current-gen dual-chip graphics adapters. The upcoming dual-chip AMD Radeon R9 Fury X graphics card – which may …

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AMD’s 2016 APUs to be powered by ‘Excavator’ x86 cores – slides

Advanced Micro Devices will not use its next-generation high-performance “Zen” micro-architecture for its accelerated processing units next year, if excerpts from an alleged AMD presentation published by a web-site are to be believed. While the slides reveal AMD’s intentions, they do not answer all the questions about the forthcoming chip. …

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AMD Radeon Fury X poses for camera once again

Although Advanced Micro Devices and some of its allies have published a number of teaser photos of AMD’s upcoming Radeon Fury X graphics cards, they have not revealed the actual look of the boards. Fortunately, a Chinese web-site has managed to picture the whole adapter and thus reveal its design. As …

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AMD Radeon 2015 roadmap leaks: Whole lineup now revealed

A web-site has published a slide that reveals AMD’s graphics products lineup that will be available later this year. The image does not only unveil the names and positioning of AMD’s upcoming Radeon solutions, but also code-names of the new graphics processing units from the company. If the slide published …

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AMD teases ‘Fiji’, but refuses to reveal ‘Fury’

At a press conference at the Computex trade-show Advanced Micro Devices has officially demonstrated its first graphics processing unit with high bandwidth memory (HBM) code-named “Fiji”, which is set to power AMD’s next-generation flagship graphics card known unofficially as the Radeon Fury X. But while the company did show its …

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The name of flagship AMD Radeon revealed: Fury is back

AMD’s next next-generation flagship Radeon graphics card will be the world’s first add-in-board to use stacked high-bandwidth memory (HBM) that will ensure unprecedented performance and will open a number of new doors for graphics adapters. It is rather ironic that for a graphics card that shows the future of GPUs, …

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AMD’s new flagship Radeon ‘Fiji XT’ pictured: moderate size, LCS

Johan Andersson, technical director of Frostbite at Electronic Arts, has published a picture of AMD’s next-generation flagship graphics card code-named “Fiji XT” in a Twitter post. The new top-of-the-range AMD Radeon graphics solution does not look like graphics cards available today. As it appears, the new enthusiast-class AMD Radeon “Fiji XT” graphics …

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AMD to release ‘Kaveri Refresh’ chips in late May – report

Advanced Micro Devices plans to formally introduce its code-named “Godavari” (also known as “Kaveri Refresh”) accelerated processing units next month, slightly ahead of Computex Taipei trade-show. While the new chips will feature slightly improved performance compared to existing APUs from the company, they will hardly improve AMD’s competitive position on …

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New unlocked AMD A10, A8 ‘Kaveri’ APUs detailed

Specifications of the upcoming accelerated processing units from Advanced Micro Devices have been published by a web-site. As expected, the new hybrid processors code-named “Kaveri” are only slightly faster that those, which have been available on the market for a long time. As it turns out, AMD is about to …

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AMD could be preparing high-performance A10-7870K APU

Advanced Micro Devices may be working on a new accelerated processing unit that belongs to the current-generation of its hybrid microprocessors. The AMD A10-7870K chip has not been announced yet, but it could hit the market in the coming weeks or even days. AMD is expected to release its new …

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Supply of AMD Radeon R9 390-series may be constrained – report

Supply of next-generation AMD Radeon R9 390-series graphics cards is expected to be very short initially. A media report suggests that the main reason behind supply constraints is limited availability of high-bandwidth memory made by SK Hynix. Even though Advanced Micro Devices taped out its code-named “Fiji” graphics processor that …

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First images of alleged XFX AMD Radeon R9 380 hit the web

A web-site has published what it claims to be the first photos of the upcoming AMD Radeon R9 380-series graphics card. If the images depict what they claim to, then it confirms that AMD’s upcoming Radeon R9 300-series lineup will at least partly consist of rebranded current-generation products. The XFX …

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