AMD

January 14th, 2014

AMD Kaveri A10 7850K & A8 7600 Review

AMD’s Kaveri is finally here and we look at the A10-7850K & A8-7600. With IPC improvements, Steamroller x86 cores and a GCN-based graphics processor, this may be the one we’ve been waiting for.

December 18th, 2013

Have Battlefield 4′s Woes Delayed AMD’s Mantle Roll-Out?

Earlier this month, Electronic Arts announced they would be halting all development on future Battlefield 4 projects as they ironed out kinks with the core game. Now, it looks like AMD’s Mantle rollout may be affected as well. Back when AMD’s Mantle was first announced, its potential ability to streamline interactions between a game and [...]

December 17th, 2013

ASUS R9 290X DirectCU II OC Review

Custom R9 290X cards are on their way and one of the first available will be ASUS’ R9 290X DirectCU II OC.  This is the review many of you have been waiting for.

November 14th, 2013

AMD Clarifies Battlefield 4 Promotion; Doesn’t Apply to Most Cards

A few days ago, AMD announced that the R9 290X, R9 290, R9 280X, R9 270X and R9 270 would all have Battlefield 4 bundled as a free game.  However, that’s not quite the case. Including free games with graphics cards has been all the rage lately with AMD’s Never Settle bundles and NVIDIA’s new [...]

November 12th, 2013

AMD Adds Their Own Holiday Game Bundles

After pressure from NVIDIA’s Holiday Game Bundles, AMD has responded with their own by including Battlefield 4 and Thief with some of their R-series graphics cards. With NVIDIA’s lower prices and extremely aggressive holiday gaming bundles which include up to three A-list titles (not to mention up to $100 off SHIELD for those interested) AMD [...]

November 12th, 2013

AMD Radeon R9 270 2GB Review

At just $179, the R9 270 makes no qualms about its intended target:  the GTX 660.  The only potential roadblock to this card’s greatness is AMD’s own R9 270X.

October 23rd, 2013

AMD Radeon R9 290X 4GB Review

AMD’s R9 290X 4GB is finally here. This card has been designed to compete directly against NVIDIA’s GTX 780 and TITAN but there’s one major surprise in this launch: a price of just $549.

October 7th, 2013

AMD Radeon R9 270X & R7 260X Review

The R9 270X and R7 260X may not have the prestige of AMD’s R9 280X but they offer an excellent combination of performance and price for gamers who are looking for a great mid-level GPU.

October 3rd, 2013

AMD Puts R9-290X Pre-Orders Live; Asks for $200 Deposit

AMD has officially put their R9-290X + Battlefield 4 bundle up for pre-order, but there’s a catch:  you’ll need to bite the bullet and take a risk. By this point we all know that AMD’s R9-290X could very well be gunning for NVIDIA’s TITAN but no small amount of secrecy surrounds a number of its [...]

September 30th, 2013

A Closer Look at AMD’s Mantle

Is it possible to make developing for the PC easier?  That’s the question AMD’s Mantle hopes to answer.  In this article we take a quick look at the technology and its possible far-reaching implications.