AMD Free Sync works well in real world
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 20 January 2015 10:54

AMD Free Sync works well in real world


BenQ, Samsung & LG monitors coming soon


We had a chance to see a demo of AMD FreeSync, a new DisplayPort 1.2 standard that gets rid of screen tearing in games. 

AMD shows off facial recognition search
Published in News
Friday, 16 January 2015 11:54

AMD shows off facial recognition search


Organise your video collection

AMD has developed facial recognition technology to enable users to organize and search video clips based on the people featured in them.

AMD's Fiji GPU graphics card to feature High-Bandwidth Memory
Published in Graphics


The Radeon R9 380X coming with HBM

New evidence coming from two LinkedIn profiles of AMD employees suggest that AMD's upcoming Radeon R9 380X graphics card which is expected to be based on the Fiji GPU will actually use High-Bandwidth Memory.

AMD has Kaveri refresh for desktops
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 14 January 2015 10:31

AMD has Kaveri refresh for desktops


DeKaveri we heard


We have learned yet another thing about AMD in 2015. The publicly discussed the Carrizo APU that is coming to All-in-Ones and notebooks in the second half of 2015, but many punters have been wondering what is happening on the desktop front. 

AMD executive reshuffle raises questions
Published in News
Tuesday, 13 January 2015 17:08

AMD executive reshuffle raises questions


As chipmaker looks forward to 2016

Just weeks after he made a splashing video and comments about the upcoming Carrizo APU, John Byrne is leaving AMD. He has been working as Senior Vice President and new General Manager of AMD Computing & Graphics Business Unit, reporting directly to the Lisa Su, the new CEO.

20nm GPUs not happening
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 13 January 2015 09:37

20nm GPUs not happening


Yields bad beyond repair

We want to make sure that you realize that 20nm GPUs won’t be coming at all. Despite the fact that Nvidia, Qualcomm, Samsung and Apple are doing 20nm SoCs, there won’t be any 20nm GPUs.

2015 is all about 4K and VR
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 13 January 2015 09:27

2015 is all about 4K and VR

 

This is where the graphics industry is going

We had a few dozen meetings at CES 2015 with many interesting people and close friends over the last week and we came to a conclusion that 4K and Virtual Reality will play a big role in 2015 and the future of computer graphics.

AMD loses three key execs
Published in News
Tuesday, 13 January 2015 07:53

AMD loses three key execs


Byrne, LaForce and Naik are out

AMD has lost three high-profile executives. The execs apparently left the company to “pursue other opportunities.”

AMD to showcase Carrizo at CES
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 07 January 2015 08:36

AMD to showcase Carrizo at CES


Coming in mid-2015

AMD is planning to showcase its upcoming Carrizo APU at the Consumer Electronics Show in Vegas. The APU will not be alone, as the chipmaker will also show off a number of new graphics technologies.

AMD announces seven FreeSync monitors
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 06 January 2015 08:47

AMD announces seven FreeSync monitors


24 to 34 inches of tear-free gaming

AMD has announced a total of seven FreeSync enabled monitors from five different vendors.