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February 23rd, 2015

AMD Carrizo APU Preview; Efficiency Forward

AMD has been working hard on their mobile Carrizo architecture and they’re now releasing some details about these Excavator architecture-equipped next generation APUs.

December 8th, 2014

AMD Omega Driver; Details & Performance

AMD and drivers have had a contentious relationship in the past but Catalyst Omega is supposed to change that in a big way. The new “Omega” drivers offer better stability, higher performance and more features all wrapped in one package.

December 7th, 2014

AMD R7 240GB SSD Review

The latest addition to AMD’s product lineup is the unassuming R7-series SSDs which, in our testing at least, are worth every penny of its affordable price.

November 12th, 2014

Graphics Card Coil Whine; An Investigation

There has been a lot of talk about the prevalence of graphics card coil whine and we decided to take a closer look by detailing our tests of 50 cards from NVIDIA and AMD.

July 31st, 2014

AMD A10-7800 Kaveri APU Review

AMD’s new A10-7800 is a more affordable alternative for those who don’t need the multiplier unlocked A10-7850K by offering good x86 processing performance alongside excellent graphics capabilities for about $150.

June 3rd, 2014

Kaveri Mobile APUs; AMD’s FX Reincarnated

AMD’s Kaveri architecture has finally made its way into the notebook / mobile market. With it, we will see a reincarnation of the legendary FX-series but this time in APU form.

April 28th, 2014

AMD Mullins & Beema Mobile APUs Preview

Targeting the mainstream and low power mobile segments respectively, AMD’s Beema and Mullins APUs aim to improve upon Temash and Kabini through the use of a revised “Puma+” architecture.

April 21st, 2014

AMD Expands Never Settle Game Bundles

AMD is expanding their Never Settle Forever free game bundles with the addition of all current R-series Radeon GPUs.  They have also added games like Thief and the upcoming Murdered: Soul Suspect.

April 8th, 2014

HWC Servers Go Down; We Blame AMD

Earlier this morning, two things happened: AMD officially launched their R9 295X2 and our servers took a dump. Do you believe in coincidence? Neither do we. Hardware Canucks is currently undergoing a large-scale redevelopment of our front page and forums which has caused intermittent hiccups in accessibility as we test new features and whatnot. As [...]

April 8th, 2014

AMD Radeon R9 295X2 Performance Review

Based on the Hawaii architecture, the R9 295X2 is billed as the fastest graphics card on the planet and with a pair of Hawaii cores at its heart, greatness is certainly within reach.