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February 23rd, 2012

Was AMD Once Tempted to Purchase NVidia?

AMD was once considering purchasing NVidia and not ATI, so claim a cabal of former AMD employees. Speaking on the condition of anonymity to Forbes, these employees claim that AMD was actively courting NVidia for acquisition. The hold up for AMD, however, was that NVidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang insisted that as a condition of the [...]

August 30th, 2010

AMD Unifies Branding, Kills off ATI

While AMD opted to keep the ATI brand name after the buyout in 2006, it is finally time to wave farewell to the iconic trademark and accept its green overlord. NVIDIA and Intel will now be competing directly with AMD branded graphics as the move merges all future products under one company banner. The transition [...]

July 26th, 2010

Lack of Anti Aliasing (AA) Options for StarCraft II: ATI’s Official Response

ATI’s lack of anti aliasing support for StarCraft II has been well publicized but official responses to the situation were few and far between.  We now have what we have been waiting for:  clarification. As some of you may know, in our StarCraft II GPU Comparison we noted that Blizzard will not be including an [...]

July 18th, 2010

StarCraft II GPU Performance Comparison

StarCraft II:  Wings of Liberty is right around the corner and is bound to be one of the most popular PC games of the last few years.  In this article we take a look at this game’s performance with a number of today’s most popular graphics cards.  Who will come out on top?  The answer [...]

April 7th, 2010

AMD Announces ATI FirePro V8800 Professional Graphics Card

AMD announced today the launch of the first of a new family of ATI FirePro professional graphics solutions with ATI Eyefinity technology, delivering clear performance advances and productivity leadership. The ATI FirePro V8800—the industry’s most powerful professional graphics card ever created and the only professional graphics solution in the world supporting ATI Eyefinity multi-display technology [...]

March 25th, 2010

ATI Catalyst 10.3 WHQL Driver Released

AMD ATI launched the Catalyst 10.3 WHQL certified drivers this morning, almost at the last possible moment to not ruin their monthly cycle. With 10.3 comes some major changes to gaming performance and improvements to technologies. It includes includes plenty of bug fixes and introduces a new Eyefinity features for bezel compensation, per-display colour adjustments, [...]

February 17th, 2010

AMD ATI Release Catalyst 10.2 Drivers; Delivers Performance, Stability, and Expanded Feature Set

The long awaited Catalyst 10.2 drivers are officially released! Check out the major updates as well as download links and press release below: AMD has launched the much anticipated ATI Catalyst 10.2 drivers. Both the Catalyst 10.2 and 10.3′s have been labeled as very important updates that improve overall ATI card performance as well as [...]

February 9th, 2010

ATI Radeon HD 5570 Graphics Brings a Big Visual Experience to Small Form Factor PCs

AMD today introduced the ATI Radeon HD 5570 graphics card, perfect for end-users seeking an energy efficient, low-profile DirectX 11 card for small form factor PCs. The ATI Radeon HD 5570 graphics card joins the award-winning line of AMD graphics that fully support DirectX 11, as well as ATI Eyefinity multi-display technology and ATI Stream [...]

February 8th, 2010

ATI 5800 Series Grey Screen of Death (GSOD) Hotfix

Owners of ATI’s HD 5800 series video cards who recently updated to the Catalyst 10.1 drivers may have noticed the occasional GSOD or “Grey Screen of Death”. ATI has acknowledged the problem and released a hotfix for the 10.1′s to rectify the issue. Note, this update should only be used if you are currently running [...]

February 4th, 2010

AMD Announces ATI Radeon HD 5450 Graphics Accelerator

AMD today announced the introduction of the ATI Radeon HD 5450 graphics card, the latest addition to the award-winning line-up of ATI Radeon HD 5000 Series graphics cards. Hardware Canucks has released our full review on the video card with a complete run down on its performance and benefits. The ATI Radeon HD 5450 graphics [...]