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.

China’s console policy should help AMD
Published in News
Thursday, 12 March 2015 08:18

China’s console policy should help AMD


In the long run at least

China’s decision to lift an age old ban on the sale of game consoles is bound to benefit AMD in the long run. 

AMD FreeSync monitors now available in select regions
Published in Graphics


Driver coming on March 19

While AMD FreeSync capable monitors are now available in select regions, AMD has given a short update regarding it saying that the FreeSync driver will be coming on March 19th. 

AMD to show off R9 300 series at Computex
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 10 March 2015 12:09

AMD to show off R9 300 series at Computex


Rumour mill turns

The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn that AMD is getting ready to drop its kimono and expose the R9 300 series at Computex. 

MediaTek to license AMD graphics
Published in Graphics
Monday, 09 March 2015 09:16

MediaTek to license AMD graphics

For high-end SoCs

One of the hottest things we learned at the Mobile World Congress is that MediaTek is working with AMD on mobile SoC graphics.