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January 29th, 2014

With Catalyst 14.1, AMD Unleashes Mantle

With the release of the Catalyst 14.1 Beta, we’re about to see the first Mantle libraries packaged into a beta driver alongside plenty of other improvements.

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 19th, 2011

Microsoft Pulls “Bulldozer” Hotfix

Claiming that the patch was incomplete and released by mistake, Microsoft has pulled a hotfix for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 designed to improve performance on AMD’s “Bulldozer” platform. This hotfix was supposed to offer a performance increase of 10 to 15 percent by addressing performance issues with simultaneous multithreading. However, according to HardOCP, [...]