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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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AMD Unveils 32GB FirePro W9100 Graphics Card

With 8Gb GDDR5 modules becoming ever more abundant, AMD and Nvidia have the opportunity to increase the amount of VRAM without having to bump the memory bandwidth. While 8Gb may be well enough for gaming purposes…

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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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Sapphire Tri-X R9 390X 8GB CrossfireX Review

Introduction Here at eTeknix, we strive to give the consumer the best possible advice in every aspect of technology. Today is no different and we are excited to bring you the CrossfireX review of the Sapphire…

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New Utility lets you Unlock Disabled Compute Engines on AMD GPUs

A new utility has emerged, entitled, “CUINFO” on Overclock.net which outlines how many compute units are enabled on Fiji, Hawaii and Tonga GPUs. The tool is designed to provide information on your card’s capabilities and offer…

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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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Latest 15.3 Catalyst Driver Reveals AMD Radeon Rx 300 Cards

A few people have apparently taking a closer look into AMD’s latest Catalyst driver, the 15.3 beta. They apparently have found a few new entries leading to the upcoming Rx 300 series of graphics cards. Some…

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AMD To Update GCN Series With Iceland, Tonga and Hawaii XTX

The next-generation GPU wars based on new graphics architectures and 20/16nm process nodes is not set to begin until early 2015. In the meantime AMD and Nvidia are both having to make do with product refreshes…

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Shooting Birds with Lasers? Don’t Worry, It’s to Save Their Lives

In what sounds like an epic game of Duck Hunt in real life, the skies of Hawaii are now protected by a grid of thirty focused green lasers. The laser grids are being mounted on the…

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Breaking News: AMD Tonga GPU Details Revealed

The team over at Videocardz.com have gotten hold of some very exciting information about the next set of hardware from the red camp. AMD’s new GPU hardware is set to be called Tonga, part of their…

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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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New AMD Hawaii FirePro Card Accidentally Leaked

We’re no stranger to seeing hardware leaked before its official announcement, normally with the help of some industry insiders on some obscure forums. However it makes our job much easier when the company behind the product…

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AMD “Hawaii” R9 295X2 Dual GPU Leaked?

There have been a few quiet whispers and rumours about this legendary card for a while now, especially given that it’s not the first time we’ve seen dual GPU cards, it’s more a matter of “when…

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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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Overclocked GTX 780 Ti Released By KFA2

KFA2 might not be so well known or popular, being an European based support, warehousing and RMA facilities for NVIDIA graphics card. However, they did release the GTX 780 Ti recently, which is quite a magnificent…

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Gigabyte R9 290X WindForce OC 4GB Graphics Card Review

Introduction When AMD released their R9 290X it was the new fastest consumer gaming graphics card (with a single GPU) on the planet for a short period of time. Since its release it has been surpassed by…

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Sapphire R9 290 Tri-X 4GB Graphics Card Review

Introduction When the AMD R9 290X hit the market everyone was impressed with the fantastic value for money offered – performance that could challenge and often easily beat the GTX 780 for a fraction of the…

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Powercolor Reveals Its Radeon R9 290X PCS+ Grahics Card

Powercolor has unveiled their Radeon R9 290X PCS+, featuring a triple fan cooling system. This is not the first 290X featuring an aftermarket cooling solution, the first being the R9 290X LCS having the EK waterblock…

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AMD R9 290 4GB Graphics Card Review

Introduction The launch of AMD’s R9 290X last week was interesting as it certainly stirred up the graphics card market and industry. Following the launch arguing between readers occurred in abundance across many review sites, not…

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AMD Radeon R9 290X 4GB Graphics Card Review

Introduction After months of rumours and media hype, AMD’s new flagship graphics card is here. We have a launch-day review for you guys to read and we’re putting this brand new GPU through its paces on…

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Sapphire AMD Radeon R9 280X Vapor-X OC 3GB Graphics Card Review

Introduction AMD’s new series of graphics cards, the RX 2XX series, is split up into the R9 Enthusiast class and the R7 mainstream class. Both segmentations feature impressive levels of value for money and top end…

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AMD R9-290X “Hawaii” GPU Specs Revealed

3Dcenter.org has managed to get its hand on some key information about the new AMD flagship graphics card the R9-290X. Based on the Hawaii chip this GPU succeeds the Tahiti series (HD 7900) and features a…

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AMD “Hawaii” Press Sample Boxes Pictured

On September 25th 2013 it is reported that AMD will be flying over high profile media and press to Hawaii for the unveiling of its “Volcanic Islands” GPU family. You can read all the latest details…

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New AMD “Volcanic Islands” And “Pirate Islands” GPUs Revealed

AMD’s next generation GPUs have been detailed and we now know they will be called Volcanic Islands and Pirate Islands. Volcanic Islands is the high end GPU stack of the next generation and features the high…