Recent Radeon graphics card price drop was not AMD's doing
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Not an official price drop

A recent price drop of AMD Radeon graphics cards noticed at some US-based retailer/e-tailers apparently did not officially come from AMD but was a rather move from retailer/e-tailers probably related to the holidays.

AMD Gemini card out next month
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Two unlocked Fiji chips

Word on the street is that AMD’s next dual-GPU graphics card, codenamed Gemini, will be released next month.

AMD fixes King Crimson's flaming issues
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Return of the Fire Witch

AMD is expected to release a fix of its Crimson Edition drivers which will stop fan performance being throttled by default or it catching fire.

Globalfoundries might become Chinese takeaway
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Abu Dhabi plans to off-load the company

AMD spin-off Globalfoundries might be off-loaded by its Abu Dhabi owners to the Chinese.

AMD officially releases new Radeon Software Crimson driver
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The new face of AMD drivers

Back in the end of 2014, AMD has launched its first special edition driver, the Catalyst 14.12 Omega, and now, just a few months before the end of 2015, we have a new special edition driver that will change the face of AMD Catalyst drivers and the Catalyst Control Center, the AMD Radeon Software Crimson.

AMD moves pre-Graphics Core Next to legacy status
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Bye-bye VLIW5 and VLIW4 architectures

AMD has said that that video cards based on the company’s architectures have been moved to legacy status.

AMD officially launches Radeon R9 380X graphics card
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US $229 mid-ranger based on Antigua GPU

As expected and rumored earlier, AMD has now officially launched its newest member of the Radeon R9 300 series graphics card lineup, the US $229 priced Radeon R9 380X graphics card based on Antigua GPU.

AMD pushes its Boltzmann Initiative
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Boltz is the mann

Troubled chipmaker AMD is putting a lot of its limited investment money into the “Boltzmann Initiative” which is uses heterogeneous system architecture ability to harness both CPU and AMD GPU for compute efficiency through software.

AMD bundles Battlefront with Fury
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As said this would happen months ago

We were not surprised that AMD has officially announced its plans to bundle the Star Wars Battlefront with its Fury line of graphic cards. 

AMD releases new Catalyst 15.11.1 Beta drivers
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Performance optimizations for new games

AMD has released its newest Catalyst 15.11.1 Beta drivers which bring performance optimizations for a couple of new and upcoming games.