With AMD struggling somewhat in recent times, its new CEO hopes to regain lost ground by splitting the major divisions into two separate groups, and focus on VR and AR technology.
...of Microsoft highs and lows, Windows 10 wonders, and Nintendo's big Switch
ZTE Nubia Z11 Max: Amazing hardware marred by a lacking user experience
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Unboxing and first impressions of the Xbox One S Gears of War 4 bundle
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Based on the fully fledged Fiji XT, the Nano gets the same 4096 stream processors as the Fury X, just in a much more compact package. AMD hopes the Nano will enable 4K gaming in tiny Mini-ITX systems.
Gainward's GTX 980 Ti Golden Sample offers a 15% factory overclock that provides 11% more performance than a reference card and Zero RPM fan design. We put 2 of these against the Fury X in CrossFire.
The R9 Fury X employs the GCN 1.2 architecture as the R9 380 but doubles the SPU count, and touts a massive memory bandwidth of 512GB/s thanks to an exciting new memory technology known as HBM.
Dying Light takes place in an expansive urban environment where players navigate using free running 'parkour' mechanics while scavenging for supplies to craft weapons and defend against zombies.
When new GPUs arrive, we compare them to their predecessor but rarely go back more than one generation. Considering how far DX11 support has come, let's take a look at past and present performance.
PC gamers can expect a crisper, more detailed world in Dragon Age: Inquisition, though precisely how crisp and detailed will depend on your setup.
An AMD public promotional email has indicated that supply of their high-performance R9 series of GPUs has finally picked up to a point where they can be sold at the list price announced at launch.
Sony claims on their PlayStation website that "Watch Dogs" will be able to run in full 1080p at 60FPS on the PlayStation 4. While this may be true, it still has not been confirmed by Ubisoft.
AMD has announced their newly refreshed "Never Settle Forever" rewards program, which rewards gamers who purchase new Radeon graphics cards with free games.
AMD has announced its new super high end graphic card, the Radeon R9 295X2, with two Radeon GPUs and a built in liquid cooling system. It goes on sale for $1,499 later this month
An NVIDIA spokesperson said while Microsoft's DirectX 12 API will increase performance on current graphics chips, it also will offer unannounced new features that will be supported on future GPUs.
While you may not need a Radeon R9 290X or a GeForce GTX 780 Ti to get the most out of these games, we're curious to see how hard those titles can push today's hardware.
Using Thief's built-in benchmark we've ran dozens of tests that you'll be able to compare with your own results, and for those wanting to upgrade this will give you a clear picture of what's required.
AMD's Radeon R9 290 and 290X made a strong case against Nvidia's GTX 780 and Titan, but in reality they are fetching much more than AMD intended. How good of a deal are they, then? Let's find out.
Today we take a look at one of the latest cards by AMD, the R9 270. Club 3D has provided us with their version, the royalQueen, and we put it through tests to see if it's worthy of your consideration
Before Nvidia can strike back, it'll have to eat another blow. At $400, the R9 290 offers fantastic value when you consider it still packs much of what made the R9 290X a GeForce killer.
I had a tough time benchmarking Battlefield 4, but not because it's a bad game. On the contrary, I couldn't focus on my job because I wanted to keep playing. And that's saying something...
What's particularly impressive is the R9 290X's shockingly low price of $550. That's 15% less than the GTX 780 despite being 10% faster, in addition to costing 45% less than the GTX Titan.
AMD has announced a new low-level 3D graphics API called Mantle that will be used in its upcoming Radeon chips but there's speculation that it's actually a port of the API used in the Xbox One console
AMD has announced its embedded processor roadmap plans for 2014, revealing details about its upcoming x86 APU chips as well as its first processors that will use an ARM design.
The Radeon HD 7990 takes a pair of 7970 GPUs with overclocked cores and memory, packing 8.2 TFLOPS computer power, 6GB GDDR5 and an upgraded PEX bridge to connect the two GPUs.
AMD's corporate vice president and general manager of its embedded solutions group confirmed the chip maker will develop and manufacture ARM chips going forward as part of a new strategy.
Until the advent of DirectX 10, there was no point in adding undue complexity by enlarging the die area, which increased vertex shader functionality in addition to boosting the floating point...
Prior to the Voodoo 5's arrival, ATI had announced the Radeon DDR as “the most powerful graphics processor ever designed for desktop PCs.” Previews of the card had already gone public...
AMD has released a teaser image for its upcoming Radeon HD 7990, a massive dual-GPU card that will compete with NVIDIA's already announced $999 GeForce GTX Titan PC graphics card.
The latest member of the Southern Islands family, the new Radeon HD 7790 is designed to fill the gap between the Radeon HD 7770 and 7850. Set to precisely target the $150 price tag, the HD 7790...
Normally when we benchmark a first person shooter, finding a good portion of the game to test with is simply a matter of playing through the game until we find a section that is rather demanding...
Tomb Raider supports DirectX 11, which brings access to rendering technologies such as depth of field, high definition ambient occlusion, hardware tessellation, super-sample anti-aliasing...
PC gamers won't have to wait for graphical extras. Crysis 3 launched with high-resolution textures, DX11 support and plenty of customization options that set it apart from the diluted consoles builds.
Considering next-gen cards are still months away, we didn't expect to bring any more GPU reviews until the second quarter of 2013. However, we realized there was a gap: triple monitor gaming.
The third installment in the Dead Space series was released this month, and considering the game made our list of 2013's most anticipated PC games we thought we would check it out to see how it...
The website that leaked what it claimed was the CPU specs of the next Xbox console is at it again, this time with their claim they have the specs for the GPU for Microsoft's next game console.
The MSI GX60 is the latest entry in the company's Gaming Series of notebooks. The unit we tested arrived with a quad-core AMD A10-4600M CPU clocked at 2.3GHz alongside AMD Radeon HD 7970M...
With updated pricing and performance across the board, we figured it would be worth revisiting both company's offerings to see where you should spend your hard-earned cash this holiday season and...
A new report claims that PC processor and graphics company AMD has hired JPMorgan Chase & Co to help it explore some future financial options, including putting the company up for sale.
Both AMD and NVIDIA have released new beta graphics drivers for their Radeon and GeForce graphics cards, respectively, that support Windows 8 as well as offer better performance in some PC games.
AMD is rumored to be preparing for some massive cuts in its workforce, which could result in as many as 30 percent of its employees being laid off in the coming weeks.
AMD has released the latest version of its Catalyst drivers for some Radeon PC graphics cards, which include support for the RTM version of Windows 8 as well as other improvements.
Fast forward to the present day and it'd appear that AMD is desperate to claim the bragging rights of offering the single fastest GPU money can buy. As the name suggests the Radeon HD 7970 GHz...
AMD has announced that it will stop its normal practice of releasing new Catalyst drivers for its Radeon graphics chips every month. AMD will now release new updates "when it makes sense."
AMD has released new preview versions of its Catalyst drivers for its Radeon and FirePro graphics chip that are designed to work on the Windows 8 Release Preview build.
AMD has announced that its older Radeon HD 2000, 3000, and 4000 family of graphics cards will now receive quarterly Catalyst driver updates rather than monthly updates.
AMD announced that it lost $590 million in its last fiscal quarter but added that it still had "solid results" as the results included a one time accounting charge of $703 million.
Today marks the release of the 'Pitcairn' GPUs which make up the the Radeon HD 7800 series. As you would expect the series consists of two GPUs: the Radeon HD 7870 and Radeon HD 7850
AMD has released special drivers for many of its Radeon video cards that are designed specifically to run on the newly released Windows 8 Consumer Preview version.
AMD offers a potentially valid alternative to its flagship with its Radeon HD 7950, which is essentially a lower-specced and lower-priced version of the HD 7970.
A new report claims via unnamed sources that AMD seriously considered acquiring NVIDIA before deciding to merge with NVIDIA's biggest graphics chip rival ATI back in 2006.
Having covered the $549 and $449 territories with the Radeon HD 7970 and HD 7950, AMD is bringing its latest generation GPU to mainstream brackets today. The new Radeon HD 7770 and 7750...
Overclocking plays a vastly different role in the computer industry today than it did 10 years ago, a time when overclockers were considered outlaws by manufacturers. Back then even mentioning...