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SYBER Launches Vapor Xtreme "Console" With GTX 980 GPU
Sep 19, 2014 - in News
This could have been a Steam Machine.
EKWB's Pricey EK-FCW9100 Could Be Worth The Money
Sep 16, 2014 - in News
Can EKWB's pricey water block give you more performance-per-dollar than the stock cooler?
Best Gaming CPUs For The Money: September 2014
Sep 16, 2014 - in Reviews
This month reveals a wealth of new processors including Intel's eight-core beast, the Core i7-5960X. We also look at other Haswell-E options and consider AMD's new 95 W, eight-core FX processors, the 125 W FX-8370, and other new models and price changes.
Best Graphics Cards For The Money: September 2014
Sep 14, 2014 - in Reviews
The past few weeks brought AMD's Radeon R9 285 to market, an interesting card with a few surprises up its sleeve. Aside from that we've heard a lot of rumors regarding Nvidia's upcoming Maxwell flagship, and saw a lot of price changes across the board!
Rumor: AMD's Single-GPU R9 390X Will Be Liquid Cooled
Sep 12, 2014 - in News
Is it possible that AMD's next flagship GPU will be liquid cooled out of the factory?
AMD To Slash Price Of R9 295X2 By $500
Sep 3, 2014 - in News
AMD has slashed the price of the R9 295X2 by $500, although it might not be for long.
Rounding Up Initial Flood Of R9 285 Graphics Cards
Sep 3, 2014 - in News
After the Radeon R9 285 launched yesterday, today we bring you a roundup of a handful of cards.
AMD Launches Never Settle: Space Edition Game Bundle
Sep 2, 2014 - in News
AMD has launched a "Space Edition" of its Never Settle rewards program.
AMD Updates Desktop FX Processor Line With Three New CPUs, Price Cuts
Sep 2, 2014 - in News
AMD Now Offers Eight-Core Processors For 95-Watt Motherboards, providing a low-budget upgrade path to respectable multi-threading performance. In addition, the new FX-8370 processor has arrived, and prices have been cut across the board.
AMD Radeon R9 285 Review: Tonga and GCN Update 3.0
Sep 2, 2014 - in Reviews
On paper, the new Tonga-based R9 285 looks to be slightly slower than the R9 280 it is intended to replace, but there's more than meets the eye.
Sapphire's Dual-X R9 280 OC Graphics Card Review
Aug 25, 2014 - in Reviews
We take a look at the value proposition offered by Sapphire's Dual-X R9 280 and consider it's performance compared to its competitor, the GeForce GTX 760, and its predecessor, the Radeon HD 7950 Boost.
AMD Announces R9 285 Graphics Card At Live Event
Aug 23, 2014 - in News
AMD announced the R9 285 at its "30 Years of Gaming and Graphics" event.
Report: AMD CPU Price Drops Incoming; New FX-CPUs
Aug 21, 2014 - in News
AMD might be dropping some of its CPU prices in a couple of weeks, which is unarguably a good thing.
AMD Enters SSD Market in Partnership with OCZ
Aug 19, 2014 - in News
AMD makes an entry to the SSD market with its Radeon R7-branded SSDs.
AMD A10-7800 APU Review: Kaveri Hits the Efficiency Sweet Spot
Aug 19, 2014 - in Reviews
AMD recently introduced another model in its A-series APU family called the A10-7800. While we already know a lot about the Kaveri architecture, this particular chip's power profile makes it more interesting than the performance-oriented incarnations.
Pictured: AMD's new Radeon R9 285
Aug 11, 2014 - in News
A report is online with pictures of graphics cards with the new AMD Tonga GPU; they look like ordinary graphics cards.
AMD Answers FreeSync Questions in New FAQ
Aug 5, 2014 - in News
AMD is providing some answers to questions about FreeSync in a new FAQ.
AMD Reveals FX-8300 and Athlon X4 860K CPUs
Aug 4, 2014 - in News
AMD has revealed two new processors -- the FX-8300 and the Athlon X4 860K.
AMD FirePro W8100 Review: The Professional Radeon R9 290
Jul 30, 2014 - in Reviews
After introducing the flagship FirePro W9100, AMD now has a FirePro W8100 in its portfolio. Somewhat lower specs (like 8 GB of memory, a slower GPU, and fewer shader units) should position it in the workstation world where the Radeon R9 290 is in gaming.
AMD Gaming Evolved Client Updated with DVR
Jul 28, 2014 - in News
This new client has Twitch support and a DVR.
PowerColor Devil 13 Dual Core R9 290X 8 GB Review: Dual Hawaii on Air
Jul 21, 2014 - in Reviews
PowerColor’s Devil 13 graphics card, with its two Hawaii GPUs and massive heat sink, weighs in at more than two kilograms and exudes luxury. But can it compete with AMD’s dual-GPU reference design with closed-loop water cooling? Let’s find out!
AMD Mantle: A Graphics API Tested In Depth
Jul 16, 2014 - in Reviews
AMD's Mantle is available to users of certain Radeon cards, as are the first few titles with corresponding API support. We gathered up a number of CPUs and graphics boards, fired up Battlefield 4 and Thief, and set off on a benchmarking odyssey.
Report: AMD Carrizo APUs To Get Stacked On-Die Memory
Jul 15, 2014 - in News
Is AMD's HSA arriving with force in the upcoming Carrizo APUs?
AMD Clears the Air Around Project FreeSync
Jul 14, 2014 - in News
It looks like Adaptive-Sync might just become standard fare on DisplayPort-enabled monitors a couple years down the road.
AMD Posts its Catalyst 14.7 RC Driver
Jul 11, 2014 - in News
AMD has posted a new Catalyst driver.
Report: GTA V to Have AMD Mantle Support
Jul 10, 2014 - in News
A list published by VideoCardz.com lists GTA V with unconfirmed AMD Mantle support.
Tango ''Super PC'' Brings PC Gaming To Your Pocket
Jul 9, 2014 - in News
Here's a pocket-sized PC.
Civilization: Beyond Earth Gets Dated
Jul 7, 2014 - in News
The game hits retail shelves in October.
Three AMD AM1 Motherboards For The Kabini APU, Reviewed
Jul 2, 2014 - in Reviews
Targeting power-misers, AMD’s low-energy Kabini-based APUs could easily find their way into entertainment PCs, office machines, and PoS terminals. Of course, you need a motherboard to make it a “platform” and we found three companies willing to help.
Rumor: AMD Updating R9 280 with Efficient Tonga GPU
Jun 30, 2014 - in News
Will we be seeing a refreshed, more efficient R9 280 on shelves soon?