AMD

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 [...]

June 9th, 2013

The Best of Computex 2013: inWin, NZXT, Corsair and AMD

Computex is a big expo. It fills up not just one, but three halls — one of which has two floors —  around Taipei. The noise of Computex makes it tough to find companies that truly stand out. There’s just so much show and so many interesting products on display it takes a lot to [...]

June 5th, 2013

What’s on the Mind of AMD’s Matt Skynner?

Matt Skynner is a man with a vision. According to his press bio, he joined AMD with the acquisition of ATI in 2006 and previously was Vice President of Product Management for AMD’s Graphics Products Group. Now, as AMD’s general manager of graphics, he’s the guy managing one of the brands that AMD is best [...]

June 5th, 2013

AMD Richland Review; A10-6800K & A10-6700 Benchmarked

While it may be based on last year’s Trinity architecture AMD’s new Richland A10-6800K and A10-6700 APUs bring higher performance and new features to the table without consuming more power.  However,  in such a competitive processor market, will they really have a chance to shine?

June 5th, 2013

AMD Claims Leadership with New APU Announcements at Computex 2013

AMD announced new versions of its APU series called Richland and gave the first public demonstration of its upcoming Kaveri processor at its Computex 2013 keynote Wednesday morning in Taipei. AMD’s APU efforts began in 2011 with the launch of Llano, which was followed up with Trinity’s launch around this time last year. Richland is [...]