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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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AMD reportedly begins to fight back market share from Nvidia

Advanced Micro Devices began to fight back its market share from Nvidia Corp. in the third quarter of the year, a financial analyst revealed on Wednesday. While Nvidia still dominates the market, the launch of AMD’s latest graphics cards helped the company to improve its sales a bit. “Graphics processor …

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Shortages of AMD Radeon R9 Fury-series graphics cards persist

About three months since the formal announcement, Advanced Micro Devices’ flagship products based on the code-named “Fiji” graphics processing units are still in extremely short supply, according to a market analyst and various retailers. At present, AMD offers Radeon R9 Fury X and Radeon R9 Nano based on the fully-fledged …

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Sapphire is now shipping the AMD R9 Nano

Sapphire has announced that it has begun shipping the Radeon R9 Nano, AMD’s latest graphics card that packs the full power of a Fury chip on to a tiny 6-inch PCB, featuring High-Bandwith Memory (HBM) along with support for DirectX 12, which is starting to be implemented in to games …

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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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AquaComputer unveils full-cover water-block for Radeon R9 Nano

AquaComputer, a leading maker of components for custom liquid-cooling solutions, on Friday introduced its full-cover water-block for AMD Radeon R9 Nano graphics cards, thus making high-performance liquid-cooled gaming PCs in mini-ITX form-factor a reality. The Kryographics R9 Nano single-slot full-cover water-block for AMD Radeon R9 Nano graphics boards is made …

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