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Radeon Software update addresses power issues related to RX 480 graphics card

By David Craddock, Jul 07, 2016 2:45pm PDT

The driver caters to users concerned over the amount of power their Radeon RX 480 card draws from their motherboard's PCIe slot.


"I was once the chattiest, no where near there anymore but those skills aren't completely dulled."

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Watch AMD at Computex 2016 here

By David Craddock, May 31, 2016 9:30pm PDT

AMD innovates everywhere, but invites you to watch their conference at Computex 2016 right here.


AMD Announces 7th-Generation A-Series Processor

By Brittany Vincent, May 31, 2016 8:30pm PDT

AMD sets the ambitious goal of powering the next 250 million PC gamers. 


AMD Unveils Radeon RX 480, A VR-Ready GPU Priced At $199

By Brittany Vincent, May 31, 2016 8:14pm PDT

Launching June 29. 


"Performance is hinted to be around a 970/980, so it's doable for sure. "

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AMD Radeon R9 Nano Video Card Specifications, Release Info, and Pricing Officially Revealed

By Steven Wong, Aug 27, 2015 8:20am PDT

AMD has officially revealed details about the AMD Radeon R9 Nano, a small but powerful graphics card designed for micro PCs - including specifications, price, and release date.


"That's what I'm thinking, next gen can't come soon enough. Might even bring it down to socket ..."

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Acer's latest gaming monitor features AMD FreeSync with WQHD resolution

By Daniel Perez, Mar 24, 2015 8:53am PDT

The Acer XG270HU is now available for $499 and seems to be an ideal monitor for those are fans of AMD's GPUs.


Interview with Sasa Marinkovic about AMD's VR Platform at GDC

By Shack Staff, Mar 10, 2015 4:30pm PDT

Asif Khan, AKA themanwiththebriefcase, sits down with Sasa Marinkovic to talk VR and how AMD's new Liquid VR fits into the picture.


"Awesome, I had never even realized that's how dual GPU was built into the architecture."

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AMD Steps Into the World of VR

By Josh Hawkins, Mar 03, 2015 12:20pm PST

AMD joins the Virtual Reality ranks with a new software SDK to help deliver smoother and greater VR experiences.


"^^^ I just checked launched date, and it's been almost half a year (sept 18 last year) and the ..."

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AMD's liquid-cooled Radeon R9 295X2 promises more power than GTX Titan Z--at half the cost

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 08, 2014 7:00am PDT

The Radeon R9 295X2 is similar to the Titan Z, joining two of the company's fastest cards into a single design. However, AMD says it has one-upped the competition in terms of raw power and price.


"Nope, max 60hz at 1200p, which means it could go higher at lower resolutions, but it's still not ..."

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Battlefield 4 PC reports up to 58% FPS boost from AMD Mantle

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 31, 2014 8:45am PST

Corners of the Internet have been all aflutter with excitement AMD's 'Mantle' technology, exclusive to its latest graphics cards, but no one knew quite how much of a difference it would make. Battlefield 4 has become the first game to support Mantle, thanks to a patch launch...


"That might make an AMD APU worthwhile then, since the CPU is considerable weaker compared to ..."

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AMD expects 'performance advantage' on PC due to console partnerships

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 18, 2013 7:00am PDT

"Because it's our architecture there, it's easier to port the games. And because they're first developed on our hardware, there should be a performance advantage."


"They reserve the memory yes, but that is not the same as unified memory access from multiple ..."

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AMD: Frostbite 3 partnership won't 'prevent our competition from optimizing' pre-release

By Steve Watts, Jun 20, 2013 12:00pm PDT

EA and AMD have both issued statements regarding their partnership for Battlefield 4 optimization.


"This seemed obvious from the beginning, Electroly was bang on, this just means they'll double ..."

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Report: Frostbite 3 games to be 'optimized exclusively' for AMD cards

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 18, 2013 2:45pm PDT

Starting with Battlefield 4, all games using Frostbite 3 will be "optimized exclusively" for AMD cards, a new report states.


"How is this good for the publisher/developer when it will only cause launch issues. Unless they ..."

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Report: Orbis (PS4) to use eight-core AMD CPU, Radeon GPU

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 18, 2013 12:30pm PST

Details surrounding the next PlayStation, codenamed Orbis, have reportedly leaked. "PS4" will have an eight-core AMD CPU, running at 1.6GHz, and a custom Radeon GPU, with 18 compute units at 800MHz.


"i dont know of any 7 year old games that wouldnt be considered obsolete and somehow games come ..."

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AMD launches 'Never Settle' promo, offers Far Cry 3 and Hitman for free

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 22, 2012 4:30pm PDT

So long as you pick up an AMD HD 7770 GHz Edition card or better, you'll get a free copy of Far Cry 3, along with a 20% discount coupon for Medal of Honor: Warfighter. Shelling out more dough will unlock more games.


"Off topic: FYI, the 12.11's are out and I've heard they've done wonders for the 7k series cards."

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