Optimized for DirectX 12 Ashes of the Singularity Benchmark 2.0
AMD has released its latest Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.2 drivers update which has all the performance optimizations for the newest DirectX 12 Ashes of the Singularity Benchmark 2.0 as well as Rise of the Tomb Raider game and brings a couple of new Crossfire Profiles and has several resolved issues.
It will just get worse
AMD is expected to lose more ground to Nvidia and have a terrible year – at least before Zen comes out.
Stakes are high
AMD is pushing its new graphics-focused G-series processing chips to create 4K gaming machines.
VR and DirectX 12 ready PCs stacked on shelves
AMD's Roy Taylor has been known to use its razor sharp marketing skills to tease the upcoming products and now he took to Twitter to show a shelf fully stacked with "console-sized" Falcon Northwest Tiki PCs with Radeon Technologies Group and AMD badge.
Cannonlake reacts to Zen
Intel has announced that its Cannonlake processors will support Clang (C language family frontend for LLVM compiler infrastructure project).
AP to use AMD Radeon to render VR environments
AMD has announced that it has joined up with The Associated Press in order to create a new virtual reality experience channel and what is described as next-generation journalism.
Bundles it with Radeon R9 390 series and FX-series CPUs
AMD has just announced its new promotion which bundles the new Hitman game with its Radeon 390 series graphics cards and FX-series 6-core and 8-core CPUs.
The needs of the many still rest on DX12
AMD has released the first public beta driver which supports the Vulkan API – a royalty-free, open standard API spec which provides high-efficiency, cross-platform access to graphics and compute on GPUs.
Full hard launch
The Khronos Group has now officially released the Vulkan 1.0 API, including all the specifications, conformance tests, SDKs and all other resources.
To implement asynchronous compute engines
AMD has partnered up with IO Interactive and its upcoming Hitman game which will be the newest member of the AMD Gaming Evolved program and feature performance optimizations as well as unique DirectX 12 hardware features.