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More Details Emerge On AMD’s Next Generation “Volcanic Islands” 20nm GPUs

Yesterday we broke to you some pretty important news. This was that AMD’s next generation of video cards (likely to be HD 8000) would be released at the end of 2013, which is later than Nvidia…

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AMD Cutting Desktop CPU Prices

AMD have a tradition of cutting their prices down incrementally over time. Not only does it help them shift a few more units but it also allows them to keep “old tech” attractive even when they…

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Rumour: AMD’s Next-Gen 20nm “Volcanic Island” GPUs Coming In 2013

Current knowledge suggested that AMD’s Volcanic Islands series of graphics cards, which are to be based on the 20nm process, would get released at some point in mid to late 2014. The logic was that there…

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AMD FX 8570 and HD 8970 Show Up In CPU-Z Database

Haswell clocked at 7GHz showed up recently in the CPU-Z database, all thanks to the excellent efforts of Ocaholic and their rigorous archival searching, through thousands of CPU-Z validations. Now it appears they are onto another gem as their…

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AMD Richland APUs Pictured, Arriving In June

AMD’s next generation of accelerated processing units (APUs), codename Richland, are set to arrive this June. In the run up to their release next month they have been pictured by the media. The three models in…

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Sapphire Bundling SimCity With Its 1GB Radeon HD 7790

For those of you who haven’t been paying attention recently there has been something of a “game war” going on between AMD and Nvidia. On the AMD side we have seen them expand their Never Settle…

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Rumour: Intel Could Buy AMD As ARM’s Success Now Prevents Monopoly

It is the age old rumour of the computer industry, whether Intel and AMD would join forces in a merger or whether one would buy the other, notably Intel buying AMD in recent times thanks to…

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AMD Introduce FX 6350 and FX 4350 Desktop Processors

Back at the end of last year AMD released two new processors to its FX series in the form of the FX 6350 and FX 4350, both of these parts were reserved as specifically OEM-only parts…

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PC Specialist Vanquish X200 Gaming Rig Review

When it comes to reviews we often see graphics cards, motherboards, chassis and many other components come through the office, but it has been a while since we reviewed all of these things together, which is…

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PowerColor Radeon HD 7790 TurboDuo OC 1GB Graphics Card Review

There a whole heap of partners that work with AMD to manufacture graphics cards and with the release of the 7790, I’ve looked at a card from virtually every major player in the market. It’s very…

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AMD Radeon HD 7730 From MSI Pictured And Benchmarked

If you thought we were all done for new video cards from AMD from the HD 7000 series after the HD 7990 release, then you’d be wrong according to fresh rumours. Over in a China a…

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AMD Richland APUs Appearing In OEM Desktop PCs

AMD’s Richland APUs are expected in the near future and although AMD is declining to release any information that hasn’t stopped leaks occurring  through its OEM partners’ websites. Lenovo’s H535 and H535s pre-built desktop “family friendly”…

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AMD Releases Catalyst 13.5 Beta And 13.4 WHQL Drivers

AMD have been a bit slow to get some new official WHQL drivers to market, in fact as far as I can remember the last WHQL-signed drivers from AMD were the version 13.1 which arrived in…

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AMD Making ARM-Based G-Series SoCs

AMD’s latest G Series of embedded System on Chips (SoCs) were released with an interesting addition, that is an “x” denoting the product positioning. What does the x stand for you might ask? Well it stands…

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Rumour: Nvidia GTX 700 Series Coming This May

We are already pretty certain that AMD’s next generation of graphics cards, the HD 8000 series, won’t arrive properly until October. By properly we mean the recently released HD 8570, and other similar OEM graphics cards, don’t…

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Nvidia Working On GTX Titan Ultra and GTX Titan LE

In the next few days to a week AMD will be launching the HD 7990 graphics card, this represents to first challenge to Nvidia’s superiority in the ultra high performance consumer graphics market segment. No longer…

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AMD Radeon HD 7990 Benchmarks Leaked!

Breaking news, AMD Radeon HD 7990 reportedly beats the Nvidia GTX 690 Titan in a benchmark test. This information was leaked, as it was not due for release until April 24th. Earlier this week, a prototype…

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Apple’s Graphic Chip Designer moves to AMD

AMD has informed that Raja Koduri, a former director of graphics architecture at Apple is now rejoining AMD after 4 years. He will be taking the role of Corporate vice president of AMD’s graphics business, visual…

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AMD HD 8570 “OIand Pro” Performance Revealed

AMD’s new HD 8000 series graphics cards haven’t arrived to market yet and probably won’t until later on in this year. However, that didn’t stop AMD releasing some graphics cards from the HD 8000 series earlier…

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AMD’s Final Launch HD 7990 Specifications Revealed

AMD’s HD 7990 has been in the media a lot recently with the card being leaked onto eBay and then going on to sell for a ridiculous $96,000. We also already brought you confirmation of the launch…

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ASUS Knocked Off Top Graphics Card Vendor Pedestal By Palit and PC Partner

When it comes to graphics cards vendors you’d probably think that ASUS might be the biggest since ASUS has always been one of the biggest graphics card vendors for both AMD and Nvidia products. However, it…

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Intel Preparing Enlarged Haswell Chips For Extra Graphics Performance

Intel is gaining an increasing interest in developing better graphics for its new emerging product markets, Ultrabooks and the NUC (next unit of computing) are the main focuses here. The issue with Ultrabooks and the NUC…

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AMD Radeon HD 7990 Launch Date Revealed

For those of you who have a very strong ability to remember dates (or use Google) then you may recall that Nvidia’s GTX 690 was launched on May the 3rd 2012. Why is that significant? Well…

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AMD’s Radeon HD 7990 Gets Put Up On Ebay

You would of thought that those select few who have been lucky enough to get their hands on an AMD HD 7990 engineering sample might be wanting to keep their hands on it….well you’d be wrong.…

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AMD Preparing The 5GHz Centurion FX Processor, Cost $795

AMD has been somewhat noncompetitive of late when it comes to the enthusiast segment of the processor market. Arguably its FX 8350 achieves general parity with the i5 3570K but everything higher than that seems to leave AMD…

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AMD Never Settle Reloaded Bundle Now Includes Far Cry 3 Blood Dragon

AMD’s Never Settle Reloaded bundles really give you something extra when it comes to gaming. When you are weighing up whether to go AMD or Nvidia with your next graphics card then these games can really…

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XFX Radeon HD 7790 Black Edition OC 1GB Graphics Card Review

There’s been a whole heap of 7790’s coming through my door recently and it doesn’t look like the flow is going to stop just yet. Never before have I had so many partners eager to get…