AMD and Nvidia will work together in perfect harmony
Published in Graphics


Ebony and ivory

DirectX 12 looks set to bring Nvidia and AMD together, in a way that neither will be particularly happy about.

AMD not interested in Chromebooks
Published in Processors
Thursday, 26 February 2015 08:21

AMD not interested in Chromebooks


CTO says they’re not worth the trouble

AMD is not keen to enter the Chromebook space, at least not until prices and features match its APUs better.

Nvidia wins market share from AMD
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 25 February 2015 14:28

Nvidia wins market share from AMD


Year of shrinking

It would appear that the world is rushing to Nvidia to buy its latest GPU at the expense of AMD.

AMD working on Virtual Reality too
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 25 February 2015 08:39

AMD working on Virtual Reality too


Cooperation, not VR headsets

We became aware of a few VR-related things back in mid-2014, and one of them was that both AMD and Nvidia were investing a lot of resources in Virtual Reality. 

AMD Carrizo specs revealed at ISSCC
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 24 February 2015 08:19

AMD Carrizo specs revealed at ISSCC


Higher density, lower power

AMD has revealed more details about its upcoming Carrizo APU at the International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC).

Bandwidth might not be everything for HBM Fiji
Published in Graphics


History lesson

AMD Hawaii came in late 2013 with a 512-bit memory interface, which was surprising, but the card did quite well against Nvidia's Kepler-based Geforce 780 TI in the high-end.

Most AMD Radeon 300 series based on older GCN architecture
Published in Graphics


Only Fiji is an all-new chip

While we are getting close to the launch of AMD's new Radeon 300-series lineup, a new report suggest that most of the upcoming Radeon 300 series will be based on older GCN 1.1 and GCN 1.2 architecture while Fiji GPU will actuallly be the only new chip.

Acer announces XG270HU monitor with AMD FreeSync
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 18 February 2015 18:50

Acer announces XG270HU monitor with AMD FreeSync


Coming in March

While it has already launched quite a few monitors with support for Nvidia G-Sync, Acer has now unveiled the new XG270HU 27-inch 2560x1440 resolution monitor that will support AMD FreeSync, and be available in March.

AMD confirms new Kaveri
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 18 February 2015 13:09

AMD confirms new Kaveri


Cheap and unlocked

AMD has confirmed that it is releasing new AMD A8-7650K APUs on February 20.

AMD Fiji HBM limited to 4GB stacked memory
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 11 February 2015 09:41

AMD Fiji HBM limited to 4GB stacked memory


Cannot fit more on 2.5D interposer

In early January we heard a thing or two about an AMD card codenamed Fiji, the one that comes with High Bandwidth Memory (HBM).