AMD's stonking VR market boost depends on PlayStation VR
Published in Graphics


Not that AMD is telling anyone

AMD told the Games Developer Conference press event that it had 83 per cent of a market share in VR. The claim appeared to be legit as it quoted Jon Peddie Research, however we had some severe doubts.

AMD reveals Navi GPU architecture
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 15 March 2016 01:17

AMD reveals Navi GPU architecture


Comes after Vega and feature next-gen memory

During its Capsaicin event at GDC 2016 in San Francisco, AMD has unveiled its new roadmap showing a bit more details about upcoming GPU architectures, including Polaris, Vega and the new Navi architecture.

AMD officially unveils the Radeon Pro Duo
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 15 March 2016 01:00

AMD officially unveils the Radeon Pro Duo


Dual Fiji-GPU graphics card priced at US $1499

Just a few moments before its Capsaicin event at GDC 2016 show, AMD has officially announced its new dual-GPU flagship graphics card with two Fiji GPUs, the US $1499 priced Radeon Pro Duo.

GPU market falling
Published in Graphics
Monday, 14 March 2016 12:35

GPU market falling


Down by 20 per cent

The global GPU market has fallen by 20 per cent over the last year.

Otoy allows CUDA to run on AMD
Published in Graphics
Monday, 14 March 2016 10:43

Otoy allows CUDA to run on AMD


Sheep and goats together


Graphics start-up Otoy has claimed it has developed a means of running software written for Nvidia's Compute Unified Device Architecture (CUDA) platform on unmodified on rival graphics cards and CPUs from AMD.

AMD announces XConnect technology for external GPUs
Published in Graphics


External graphics via Thunderbolt 3 interface

AMD has now officially unveiled its new XConnect technology which brings support for external graphics card support via Thunderbolt 3 interface.

AMD rolls out new Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.3 drivers
Published in Graphics


Brings new features and stability/performance improvements

AMD has rolled out its new Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.3 drivers which come with some performance and stability improvements for various games as well as includes a couple of new features as well.

Ubuntu gives up on AMD’s Catalyst Linux driver
Published in Graphics


Fglrx is not for us


Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and its newer incarnations will not support AMD's widely-used Catalyst Linux (fglrx) driver.

AMD’s Gears of War woe might be Nvidia in the mix
Published in Graphics


PhysX by default

The fact that Gears of War Ultimate Edition ran so poorly on AMD gear might be because Nvidia’s PhysX is actually running by default.

AMD confirms Polaris for the mid-year
Published in News
Friday, 04 March 2016 11:54

AMD confirms Polaris for the mid-year


Fury X2 on track


AMD held a Q&A with Reddit users and confirmed that its Polaris GPU is on track for the middle of the year and the Fury X2 will be appearing.