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AMD Polaris Project F GPU Revealed

With Polaris only months away, more details about what Polaris 10 and 11 will look like are coming out. According to an ex-AMD employee profile on LinkedIn, a dGPU codenamed Project F is set to be built…

Sapphire

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Sapphire Launches G2A Competition on Nitro GPUs

Sapphire is one of the most reputable graphics card vendors and produces a huge range of custom cooled AMD solutions. The company has forged a reputation for manufacturing exceptional cooling apparatus which manages to tame the…

AMD Zen

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Leaked Slides Confirm 32 Core AMD Zen Opteron CPUs

For those are hoping for “MOAR COARS”, it looks like AMD will be delivering later this year. First alluded to in a Linux patch last week, AMD’s upcoming Zen Opteron CPUs are set to have up…

Gigabyte

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Gigabyte Announces F2A88X-D3HP FM2+ Motherboard

AMD’s upcoming Zen architecture is predicted to offer a very competitive alternative to enthusiast Intel CPUs and could instigate a pricing war. This is great news for the consumer, as Intel currently dominates the higher-end CPU…

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Micron Declares GDDR5X Right on Track

Engineers at the Micron Development Center in Munich have announced that they have gotten their first samples of GDDR5X back from their fab before schedule and have started testing. In addition to that, Micron is expecting…

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Expensive $1600 AMD Polaris GPU Spotted Shipping

Remember the $600 and $700 Polaris GPUs we spotted last month in a shipping manifest? It turns out that those chips may not be the top end Polaris chip launching this year. According to the shipping…

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AMD Driver 16.1.1 Hotfix Released – Fixes Fallout 4 Crossfire Issues

What I updated Fallout to version 1.3 I was expecting things to be running smoother, not worse. The issues started when AMD released their new drivers, which added a Crossfire profile for the game, however, this…

AsRock

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ASRock Announces The A88M-ITXac FM2+ Motherboard

With the release of AMD’s upcoming Zen architecture upon us, it seems motherboard manufacturers are attempting to maximize sales from the current AM3+ and FM2+ platforms before it’s been replaced. To enthusiasts opting for the best…

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AMD Launches A10 7860K & Athlon X4 845

Despite being stuck on the 28nm node for the past while, AMD has been working to bring more CPUs to consumers with better binning and performance as the process and technology matures. Case in point is the A10-7860K…

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Further AMD Zeppelin and Zen Details Leaked – Up to 32 Cores!

With Zen set to arrive within the year, AMD is starting to get software ready for their revolutionary CPU architecture. According to a new Linux patch, AMD not only has Zen planned for this year but…

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First Virtualized GPU Shown Off by AMD

AMD have just revealed what is claimed to be the world’s first hardware virtualized GPU devices, the AMD FirePro S-Series GPUs which supports Multiuser GPU (MxGPU) technology. These currently take the form of the AMD FirePro S7150…

Crimson

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AMD Releases Software Crimson Edition 16.1.1 Driver

AMD’s Crimson driver package is a complete overhaul of the Catalyst Control Center and incorporates various improvements via a modernized user-interface. It really is a huge step forward and helps AMD to provide a good alternative to…

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Processor Design Expert from AMD and Apple Hired by Tesla

The race to develop self-driving cars is very competitive, with a growing number of companies doing their utmost to beat out the competition to develop the technology. One company, in particular, is taking self-driving car technology…

FEATURED

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Noctua NH-D15S CPU Cooler Review

Introduction Noctua is one of the leading cooling manufacturers in the world. Time and time again they’ve proven that they can deliver the highest quality products, with class leading and award winning cooling and acoustic performance.…

directx

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AMD Says DX12 And Vulkan “Serve a Need And Add Value”

The advent of low-level APIs such as DirectX 12 and Vulkan have the potential to revolutionize the way modern games scale across various hardware setups. Clearly the gains compared to DirectX 11 are still unknown until…

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Antec Kuhler H20 H1200 & H600 Pro Water Cooler Review

Introduction Antec is one of the biggest names in the PC component market, with many years of experience in creating chassis, cooler, power supplies and more.  With Antec having created so many products over the years,…

GPUOpen

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AMD Launches GPUOpen Sofware Development Package

AMD’s open source philosophy deserves a great deal of credit especially when you consider the competition utilizes proprietary features as demonstrated by NVIDIA Gameworks. During CES 2016, I had the pleasure of playing Star Wars Battlefront on…

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AMD Radeon Polaris GPUs Spotted in HWiNFO Changelog

More and more information is pointing to the state of readiness for AMD’s upcoming Polaris GPUs. According to information spotted in AIDA64 and HWiNFO Changelog, support for 3 new GPUs, Ellesmere, Baffin and Greenland has appeared. As…

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AMD Showcases R9 Fury X2 During VRLA

AMD’s Fiji architecture launched just over 7 months ago and looked set to revolutionize the GPU market due to the advent of high-speed HBM memory with a 4096-bit bus. Even though the flagship Fury X model didn’t…

MSI 970A-G43

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MSI Announce 970A-G43 Plus Socket AM3+ Motherboard

AMD’s upcoming Zen CPU architecture requires a brand new socket, and predicted to feature a 40% IPC improvement compared to Excavator. As a result, it’s probably the most anticipated release in the processor market for some…

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Samsung Ramps Up 14nm LPP Production

With their 14nm LPE (Low Power Early) process behind them, Samsung has moved on and started mass production for their new 14nm LPP (Low Power Performance) process. This is very important for the PC market as…

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AMD Zen Ready for OEM High-End PCs by End of Year

After releasing their poor 2015 financial results, AMD does have some more good news coming out for 2016. As most of you will already know, AMD’s upcoming Zen CPUs will launch and become available sometime in…

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AMD Rumored to Lower R9 Fury Pricing

When AMD launched their Fiji based lineup last year, many were pleased with the performance. The use of HBM helped the Fiji cards helped them achieve better power efficiency while still maintaining the advantages of GCN.…

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AMD Reports Dismal 2015 Financials

AMD just can’t seem to catch a break these days. After seeing Nvidia surging ahead in GPU shipments for the past year and Intel continuing its dominance, we are now seeing it effects on AMD’s 2015…

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AMD Expects 40%+ IPC Increase for Zen

After many years of lagging CPU performance, AMD has suffered diminishing market and financial performance. This may change later this year as AMD comes back with their new Zen architecture that AMD originally expected to bring…

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SilverStone Releases Argon AR07 and AR08 CPU Coolers

SilverStone is ready with two new CPU coolers that should provide users with a great balance between silent operation and performance. The two new CPU coolers from the Argon series are called the AR07 and AR08…

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GIGABYTE Launches Two AMD Socket AM3+ Motherboards With A Twist

It came as quite a surprise when GIGABYTE first mentioned their new AMD socket AM3+ based motherboards about a month ago and quite a few people were shocked by this news. But there can be a lot of…