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Radeon Pro Duo gets a Polaris refresh

A year, almost to the day, after launching the original Radeon Pro Duo dual-chip workstation-class graphics card, AMD has announced a refresh to its professional line-up. During the NAB 2017 show (an event for the broadcasting industry) in Las Vegas yesterday, AMD announced a new version of the Radeon Pro Duo …

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AMD’s RX 500-Series starts its slow leak to fame

Right now, the Internet is rife with rumours and screen grabs of AMD’s latest reincarnation (or rebrand, or rebadge) of its totally vanilla and mainstream RX 400-Series-come-500-Series GPUs. According to one site, someone has been benchmarking the RX 500-Series Radeons on 3DMark and posting their results. The benchmarking event, documented at …

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Intel and AMD are teaming up for a CPU/GPU bundle

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It looks like Intel and AMD are getting into the holiday spirit with a new CPU/GPU/Game bundle for Christmas, before January hits and the two have to become rivals once again. This month, AMD Radeon is joining forces with Intel to offer a bundle that includes a Core i5 6600K, …

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AMD and Firaxis team up for DirectX 12 renderer in Civ VI

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AMD and Firaxis studios have decided to team up for Sid Meier’s Civilization VI, creating a new DirectX 12 renderer specifically optimised to bring an in-game performance boost to Radeon graphics cards. This means that Civ Vi will support technologies like Asynchronous Compute and Explicit Multi-Adapter. Right now, AMD’s Graphics …

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AMD cops to RX 480 power issue

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 now admitted the flaw and is said to be working on a fix. The flaw in …

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AMD Radeon Polaris GPU benchmarks appear online

While we still have a few days to wait for AMD’s official Polaris unveiling at Computex, it looks like we may already have a good idea of what sort of performance to expect as some GPU benchmarks have made their way online. These benchmark results were obtained by videocardz, who …

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AMD Radeon R9 490 and R9 490x may launch in June

The rumour mill has been spinning this week and today, it churned out some information on AMD’s next series of graphics cards. Apparently, we may see AMD launch the Radeon R9 490 and R9 490x at the end of June this year, following on from a preview at Computex, which …

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AMD launches Radeon Software Crimson 16.2 update

Ever since launching Radeon Software late last year, AMD has recommitted itself to driver support with big monthly updates. Today, AMD released Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.2, which brings some performance boosts to titles like Rise of the Tomb Raider and Ashes of Singularity, which is currently an excellent benchmarking …

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AMD Radeon M400-series to arrive in April

The first batch of 400-series graphics chips from AMD are set to arrive as soon as April, though these will be mobile variants for laptops and tablets. The reveal was made by Lenovo, which will be launching a new range of YOGA notebooks in the next couple of months featuring …

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AMD launches driver update for Rise of the Tomb Raider

Following on from the game’s initial release last Friday, AMD has launched a new Radeon Software driver update to bring some specific optimizations for the game as well as a CrossFire profile for mutli-GPU users. Rise of the Tomb Raider is a Nvidia-backed title, so the green team managed to …

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AMD to release two Polaris GPUs in 2016

AMD is launching plenty of new architecture this year, with Zen CPUs due out at the end of 2016 in addition to the first Polaris graphics chips. AMD introduced us to Polaris earlier this month, with a presentation on the first new chip and now, the Radeon team has confirmed …

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Source: AMD to cut price of Fury GPU

AMD recently announced that it would be cutting the price of its Radeon R9 Nano graphics card, bringing it down to a more palatable price point. The good news is that retail sources close to Kitguru informed us that a price drop is planned for the Fury graphics card in …

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AMD moves pre-GCN hardware to legacy status

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 new driver also drops support for some older Radeon graphics cards as well, meaning the 5000 …

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AMD promises two new GCN GPUs for 2016

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 favour of ‘Radeon Software’, which will feature a total overhaul for the driver. Now, AMD’s Radeon Chief, …

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AMD said to launch the Radeon R9 380x next week

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 new Radeon R9 380x, featuring a fully unlocked Tonga GPU with more stream …

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