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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.

September 25th, 2013

AMD Hawaii GPU Launch Live Stream

Hardware Canucks is on-site in Hawaii, where AMD will be announcing their upcoming graphics architecture and we have their direct Live Stream of the event.  Stay tuned for 2 hours of GPU details.

September 18th, 2013

AMD to Host Webcast Live from Hawaii; New Radeon GPU on the Way?

AMD’s GPU ’14 Tech Day, an event where the rumored Hawaii GPU may be announced, is kicking off early next week and there will be a LIVE webcast from part of the event. Typically briefings and tech events follow a set of standard rules:  don’t talk about it until an NDA is up.  This time [...]

August 17th, 2013

Gigabyte’s A88X FM2+ Motherboards Detailed

With AMD”s Kaveri APU architecture on the horizon, companies have begun launching their A88 FM2+ motherboards.  Gigabyte’s new A88X G1.Sniper and F2A88X-UP4 are among the first.

August 13th, 2013

AMD Launches Never Settle Forever Game Promo

AMD’s popular Never Settle gaming promo may have ran its course but Never Settle Forever is bringing a whole new group of options to the table.  Now, you’ll have the choice of which games you receive!

August 1st, 2013

AMD 13.8 Frame Pacing Driver Benchmarked

AMD’s highly anticipated frame pacing feature is finally here, available to the public in the form of their 13.8 beta driver.  Is this the cure-all to Crossfire’s stuttering problems?  With an HD 7990 in hand, we’re about to find out.

July 16th, 2013

AMD FX-9590 Review; Piledriver at 5GHz

With the FX-9590, AMD has taken their Piledriver architecture and pushed it to the absolute limit.  By running at an astounding 5GHz, this new CPU is the fastest in the FX-series stable.

June 11th, 2013

AMD Unleashes 5GHz FX-9590 Processor

AMD’s Piledriver architecture has undergone its next evolutionary step:  a push to the 5GHz Mark with the new FX-9590 processor.  Unveiled at E3 today, the eight core FX-9590 is the first CPU which is clocked at 5GHz (with Turbo Core) and represents the final hurrah of the Piledriver architecture which will soon be phased out [...]