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.
Quad core at least
AMD detailed eight of its CPUs and APUs can power a VR headset like the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive.
Envy 15z laptops now have it all
Maker of expensive printer ink HP will be releasing two new Envy 15z laptops that will feature AMD's FreeSync technology.
No increase in power
AMD’s type Bristol Ridge SOC looks certain to speed up notebook chips by a 1 GHz without raising power consumption – if the OEMs had not stuffed it up for them.
Shackled, overpriced by OEM ball and chain
AMD’s hopes that its Carrizo might boost performance are being stuffed up by its OEM partners crippling the chip and over-pricing products made with it.
More than a nice pair of Bristols
A new leaked roadmap shows that AMD is adding more to its upcoming Bristol Ridge family of APUs
New ASRock motherboard for FM2+ APUs and CPUs
ASRock has rather silently announced its new motherboard based on AMD's A88X chipset for AMD socket FM2+ APUs and CPU, the ASRock A88M-ITX/ac.
Radeon Software Crimson 16.1.1 Hotfix
AMD has releases a new hotfix update for its Radeon Software Crimson drivers, the version 16.1.1 Hotfix which brings optimizations and Crossfire profiles for Rise of the Tomb Raider and Fallout 4.