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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 confirms Tonga GPUs are 384-bit memory bus capable

In the lead up to the launch of AMD’s R9 380x graphics card, featuring a Tonga XT core, reports cited the card as having a 384-bit memory bus, however, when launch rolled around a couple of weeks ago, we were greeted with a 256-bit bus instead. However, new information has …

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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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AMD rumoured to be using GDDR5x on new 14nm GPUs

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 cards next year. Now it would seem that AMD is also planning a similar move, with GDDR5x rumoured to appear on its new …

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Asus white Radeon R9 Nano spotted

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 already launched their own branded models and now, it looks like Asus is planning to release …

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Valve: DirectX 12 does not make a lot of sense, Vulkan does

Microsoft Corp.’s DirectX 12 application programming interface promises to significantly improve performance of video games in Windows 10 operating system thanks to efficient usage of modern hardware. However, Valve Software believes that it makes no sense to use DX12, but to utilize cross-platform Vulkan API instead. Modern application programming interfaces – …

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XFX is working on liquid-cooled Radeon R9 Fury graphics card

XFX is gearing up to release a Radeon R9 Fury-based graphics adapter featuring a liquid cooling system. The card will feature overclocking potential on par with AMD’s Radeon R9 Fury X, which will help to at least partially close performance gap between the “Fury” and the “Fury X” products. The …

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