Sony set to upgrade PS4 GPU
Published in Graphics
Thursday, 26 March 2015 13:02

Sony set to upgrade PS4 GPU


Calls for more experts

The maker of the PS4, Sony appears to be wanting to update its devkits and is looking for an experienced programmer to work on GPU Profiling and Debugging tools used by PlayStation 4 developers worldwide.

Rumour: Samsung could move to acquire AMD
Published in Processors
Thursday, 26 March 2015 08:09

Rumour: Samsung could move to acquire AMD


To take on Intel and Qualcomm

According to South Korean media reports, Samsung is interested in acquiring AMD, all in an effort to compete with rival chipmakers Intel and Qualcomm. 

AMD sneaks out 64-bit ARM server details
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 25 March 2015 14:11

AMD sneaks out 64-bit ARM server details


For shareholder's eyes only

Buried in AMD's shareholders' report, there was a some suprising detail about the outfit's first ARM 64-bit server SoCs.

AMD releases Catalyst 15.3 Beta driver
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 24 March 2015 22:24

AMD releases Catalyst 15.3 Beta driver


Brings FreeSync support

AMD has released its fresh set of beta drivers for Radeon graphics cards, Catalyst 15.3. The new graphics driver brings support for FreeSync monitors, as well as couple of new Crossfire profiles.

Former AMD boss ends up in Dell
Published in News
Tuesday, 24 March 2015 12:39

Former AMD boss ends up in Dell


Rory Read takes a jump to the left

It seems that if you have worked as a CEO for AMD you have to take a step down if you want to work for somewhere like the tin box shifter Dell.

Radeon R9 390X up to 60 percent faster than R9 290X
Published in Graphics


According to leaked slides

According to a new set of leaked slides, which show both the rumored specifications and performance of the upcoming Fiji XT-based Radeon R9 390X graphics card, it appears that AMD might have quite a performer on its hands.

HSA Foundation issues new GPU standard
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 17 March 2015 13:26

HSA Foundation issues new GPU standard


AMD driven

The HSA Foundation has issued a new standard which can match up graphics chips, processors and other hardware to boost things like video search. 

Rumour: Radeon R9 R390X priced at $700+
Published in Graphics
Monday, 16 March 2015 16:16

Rumour: Radeon R9 R390X priced at $700+


Priciest single-GPU Radeon yet?

The upcoming Radeon R9 R390X could be the most expensive single-GPU AMD graphics card to date, excluding professional solutions, of course. 

AMD Fiji is significantly faster than GTX 980
Published in Graphics


At TDPs superior to Radeon 290X Hawaii

AMD’s Fiji is probably to most anticipated GPU since the introduction of Hawaii GPU some 18 months ago and the High Bandwidth Memory is something that AMD gets to launch first. 

AMD Athlon X4 840 renders FM2+ platform even cheaper
Published in Processors


65W, 3.1GHz quad-core 

The new AMD Athlon X4 840 is all about value and should make the transition to FM2+ cheaper, provided you don’t need integrated graphics.