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Do AMD Drivers Really Deserve Such a Hostile Reception?

Introduction AMD has a serious image problem with their drivers which stems from buggy, unrefined updates, and a slow release schedule. Even though this perception began many years ago, it’s still impacting on the company’s sales and…

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XFX Brings Back Blower Style R9 390X

When AMD first launched their R9 290 and 290X GPUs back in 2013, many had mixed feelings for the blower style cooler. While the cooler was one of the best efforts yet from AMD, it was…

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Radeon R9 390X Teardown Reveals R9 290X

The new AMD graphics cards are almost here and as with most hardware launches, cards are already finding their way into the wild. Now it seems someone has taken their brand new XFX Radeon R9 390X…

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PowerColor Clarifies Details on AMD 390X Photos at Computex

Computex 2015 – As we are live at Computex, we wanted to find out of the leaked photos actually were of the upcoming AMD Radeon R9 390X or not. So we caught up with PowerColor and…

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AMD Hawaii GPUs Returning With Radeon 300 Series

It’s not uncommon for current generation graphics cards to be tweaked, improved and rebranded to become part of the next-generation launch. This time around, it seems that the current line-up of Hawaii GPUs, such as the…

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More AMD Radeon R9 390X Specifications Leaked

Following on from earlier rumoured leak of the R9 300 series cooling and card length, it seems the specification of the highly anticipated R9 390x has slipped as well. From earlier, we know that the R9…

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Sapphire Tri-x Radeon R9 290x 8GB Graphics Card Review

Introduction The AMD R9 200 range has been with us now for around 18 months, much longer than a normal graphics card range. AMD produced some very high-quality products here that allowed them to initially beat…

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Sapphire Reveals New 8GB R9 290x With Tri-X Cooler

Sapphire are no stranger to pushing the boundaries of their graphics cards. In recent months, they released the industry leading R9 290X 8GB graphics card, with their outstanding Vapour-x cooling solution. Well they’re here again, offering an alternative version,…

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Corsair Releases Hydro Series HG10 GPU Liquid Cooling Bracket

Corsair announced the immediate availability of the Hydro Series HG10 A1 Edition GPU liquid cooling bracket for AMD Radeon R9 290X and 290 graphics cards. The HG10 isn’t just an AIO bracket with a fan, it’s…

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PowerColor Release PCS+ 290X 8GB Graphics Card

The current hot topic is certainly 8GB graphics cards, with more and more manufacturers hitting the market with revised graphics cards. The most recent addition to the party is the PowerColor PCS+ R9 290X, which now…

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8 GB XFX Radeon R9 290X Graphics Card Spotted

Eager to get your graphics card loving hands on more VRAM? Then check out one of the first 8GB R9 290X graphics cards from XFX! We’ve already heard that Sapphire, MSI and PowerColor are working on similar…

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AMD Slashes R9 280 & R9 290 Cards

AMD have always strived to offer great value for money and their price vs performance ratios have always proven to be a thorn in the side of Nvidia. While Nvidia may be plowing through the industry…

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AMD Radeon R9 290X Gets a Price Cut

AMD have dug out the slashing-knife for another round of price cuts, as apparently AMD are working with their add-in board manufacturers and retailers to bring down the price on their current flagship graphics card; the AMD…

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Swiftech Komodo R9-LE GPU Water Block Released

Swiftech has just revealed their new Komodo R90LE VGA water block, and as the name might suggest it is fully compatible with the AMD Radeon 290 and 290X graphics cards. This follows in the footsteps of…

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Fan Control Bug Causes MSI R9 290X Lightning Cards To Burnout!

While this news isn’t exactly new to some people out there, it’s now gotten to the point where it’s been discovered to be a wider issue that one or two cards having problems with their fans.…

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First Retail Asus Radeon R9 295X2 Pictured

It looks like the guys over at WCCFtech have got their hands on some images of the new R9 295X2, AMD’s latest dual Hawaii based graphics card which is set to be launched very soon. We’ve…

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AMD Radeon R9 295X2 Stripped Down, New Images Leaked

It looks like the team over at Videocardz are happy to leak even more information on the upcoming Radeon R9 295X2 graphics card. The 295X2 is set to be the latest and greatest card from AMD,…

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Official Radeon R9 295X2 Pictures And Specifications Unveiled

While we’ve been quick to bring you all the latest rumours and leaks we can find about the new king of AMD graphics cards, it looks like the leaks have now become a full blown storm…

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Final Specifications And First Images OF R9 295X2 Leaked

While the new card from AMD isn’t due to be fully revealed (officially) for another week, that hasn’t stopped a few leaks from getting through the cracks in the internet, just like every other major hardware…

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AMD Continues To Tease R9 295X2 On Twitter

AMD recently revealed their new Radeon R9 295X2 dual GPU that will offer significant performance boosts when compared to the current R9 290X offering. Unfortunately we don’t know what the graphics card even looks like, nor…

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Club 3D Radeon R9 290 and 290X royalACE GPUs Revealed

Club 3D have just announced two new entries to their royalAce range of graphics cards. As you may know, Club 3D have been using their Poker Series of graphics card classification for a while now and…

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Upgraded R9 290X LIGHTNING Revealed By MSI

MSI have just revealed their latest graphics card, and while we are already familiar with their epic LIGHTNING range, their latest one has been tweaked to offer even faster performance! There are dozens of improvements that…

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Radeon R9 290 Series Double Dissipation Released By XFX

XFX rolled out its first non-reference design Radeon R9 290 series graphics cards, the Radeon R9 290X Double Dissipation (model: R9-290X-EDFD), and the R9 290 Double Dissipation (model: R9-290A-EDFD). Both Radeon R9 290X DD and R9…

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MSI Announces Its Radeon R9 290 GAMING 4G and Radeon R9 290X GAMING 4G

The long expected MSI R9 290 GAMING 4G and R9 290X GAMING 4G are now available. Packed with all of the power and features to drive UltraHD gaming resolutions the MSI Twin Frozr IV Advanced now…

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EK Working On A New Water Block For The ASUS Radeon R9 290X DirectCU II OC

Reports show that EK Water Blocks, Ljubljana based premium water cooling gear manufacturer, is currently working on a new Full Cover water block for the latest ASUS non-reference design DirectCU II series AMD Radeon R9 290X…

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Koolance Radeon R9 290X Water Block Released

Koolance has announced its own Radeon R9 290X-compatible full-cover water block, the VID-AR290X. Based on nickel-plated copper with clear acrylic and opaque acetal covers, the new VID-AR290X water block is designed to keep the chips (GPU,…