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Leaks Point to November 19th Launch for AMD Radeon R9 380X

With more leaks than the Fury launch received, we’re finally getting word on the launch for AMD’s R9 380X. According to various sources, the R9 380X will launch tomorrow on November 19th. This jives with information…

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AMD May Launch New GPU on November 20th in Japan

According to Japanese sources, AMD is set to unveil a multitude of new products in the coming week. Set to occur in an event on November 20th, AMD will be showing off their new Crimson software suite,…

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Leaked AMD Radeon R9 380X Benchmarks Show Near R9 290 Performance

With the R9 380X rumoured to launch in just a week or so, we’re now getting some interesting leaks about the card. Earlier, we brought you the images for XFX’s model and what appeared to be the…

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AMD R9 380X Exact Specifications Leaked

With just over a month until the expected launch, more information on AMD’s Radeon R9 380X have surfaced. Last time around, we got a glimpse of the XFX Double Dissipation model and today we’re treated to the full…

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AMD Radeon R9 380X May Land In Late October

Ever since AMD debuted Tonga Pro in the R9 285, everyone had been waiting for the full Tonga XT die. Earlier this week, we got our first hint with the glimpse of the XFX Double Dissipation…

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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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Sapphire R9 285 “Tonga” ITX Compact Edition Graphics Card Winner!

It’s that awesome time of the week again where once again I get to make one of you incredibly happy, and with a shiny Sapphire R9 285 Tonga graphics card to play around with, who wouldn’t…

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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 “Tonga” Features a 384-bit Memory Interface

New information about the Tonga memory interface, surely this is news from weeks ago? You would think so, as we already know that the current AMD Radeon R9 285 graphics cards run via a 256-bit wide…

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AMD Shoot Down R9 285X Rumour

Ever since the launch of the AMD R9 285 Tonga graphics card, there has been plenty of rumour that AMD would soon be launching another card in the series; the R9 285X. It was long suspected…

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Sapphire R9 285 2GB ITX Compact OC Edition Graphics Card Review

Introduction The popularity of compact graphics cards for small form factor systems has risen in recent years. This is mainly due to AMD and Nvidia making great strides in power and thermal efficiency which allows for…

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Sapphire Dual-X AMD R9 285 “Tonga” 2GB Graphics Card Review

Introduction After much anticipation and speculation we can finally present our review of AMD’s new “Tonga” based graphics card. Today we are reviewing Tonga Pro, that’s the first iteration of Tonga, which forms the R9 285…

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Powercolor’s R9 285 TurboDuo “Tonga Pro” Graphics Card Is Revealed

AMD’s Tonga Pro R9 285 is just around the corner, September 2nd to be exact, and so far we’ve seen a compact mini-ITX version from Sapphire as well as a STRIX version from ASUS. Now it is…

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ASUS Preparing STRIX Variant of AMD R9 285 “Tonga” GPU

The idea behind the ASUS STRIX range is that it can operate silently up until 65 degrees and then after that the fans will spin up. For that reason ASUS has only equipped it to power…

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AMD Announce R9 285 “Tonga Pro” At Celebratory Event

During the “30 Years of Graphics and Gaming Commemoration” event AMD officially announced the presence of the R9 285 graphics card. AMD claims the R9 285 GPU will be their most power efficient GPU yet, although…

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Rumour: AMD R9 285 Launches September 2nd, Announcement 23rd August

The rumour mill has spun up once again to give us some more information about AMD’s R9 285 graphics card. The new GPU from AMD which is to be based on the Tonga silicon will reportedly…

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AMD “Tonga” Block Diagram Reveals R9 285 Specifications

Just a few days ago pictures of upcoming AMD R9 285 graphics cards were leaked into the press, such as the Sapphire R9 285 pictured above, but at that stage we were still unsure as to…

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TechPowerUp GPU-Z 0.7.9 Released

TechPowerUp has just release the latest version of their GPU-Z, thep popular PC graphics information, monitoring and diagnostics utility that helps you with up to date information on your installed graphics hardware. The new version adds…

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AMD R9 280X, R9 280 and R9 270X Price Cuts Come Into Effect

We heard last week that AMD would be slashing prices on its mid-range GPUs to make way for its new Tonga GPU and now this has started to come into effect. AMD is lowering the pricing…

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AMD Will Cut R9 280X and 280 Prices For New “Tonga” GPU Launch

We’ve already heard some new details about AMD’s Tonga GPU and now it emerges that the new graphics chip from AMD could force prices of existing Tahiti based graphics cards down. The R9 280X is AMD’s current…

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New AMD Tonga GPU Coming Next Month

AMD are preparing to launch a new 28nm GPU next month in a bid to counteract Nvidia’s popular GeForce GTX 760 series. Codenamed Tonga the new GPU will be replacing the much loved, but ageing Tahiti…

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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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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…