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.
Best Graphics Cards For The Money: July 2014
Jul 9, 2014 - in Reviews
This month, we fill in the blanks on Nvidia's re-branded budget-oriented graphics card line-up, including multiple versions of the GeForce GT 730 and 740. We also lay out the price changes that happened (both good and bad) over the past month.
Civilization: Beyond Earth Gets Dated
Jul 7, 2014 - in News
The game hits retail shelves in October.
Best Gaming CPUs For The Money: July 2014
Jul 3, 2014 - in Reviews
We've seen what Intel's new $75 multiplier-unlocked Pentium G3258 can do, and you shouldn't be surprised that it affects our recommendations. In addition, we talk about AMD's upcoming water-cooled CPU and rumors of Intel's Haswell-E architecture.
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?
Three New EA Titles Get the Mantle Treatment
Jun 26, 2014 - in News
Battlefield Hardline, Dragon Age: Inquisition, and Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare will all be getting Mantle support.
Liquid Cooled AMD FX-Series CPU Teased by AMD Insider
Jun 24, 2014 - in News
An image has surfaced showing the packaging of a liquid-cooled FX-Series Processor.
AMD APUs to Become Efficient Faster Than Moore's Law
Jun 23, 2014 - in News
Wow. AMD is ambitious.
No Lower GPU Prices Despite Reduced GPU Demand
Jun 17, 2014 - in News
Reduced demand for GPUs won't be translating to lower prices this time...
Win a Sapphire Tri-X R9 290 4GB GDDR5 OC from AMD
Jun 17, 2014 - in News
We're giving away a graphics card from AMD and entering couldn't be easier!
AMD Kaveri APU to Push Envelope for Budget Mobile Gaming
Jun 5, 2014 - in News
AMD has shown off the mobile version of its Kaveri APU, and is looking to give budget mobile gaming a bit of a boost. Tuesday night, AMD announced that it would be bringing its Kaveri APU to mobile.
AMD FX-7600P Kaveri Review: FX Rides Again...In A Mobile APU?
Jun 4, 2014 - in Reviews
We had a chance to play with AMD's new mobile flavor of the Kaveri APU. While it sheds some of its desktop-related limitations, will it be able to take the fight to Intel's stronghold, the Notebook space?
Nvidia Clears the Air About GameWorks
May 30, 2014 - in News
Nvidia talks about GameWorks and how it's not a threat.
Build A Balanced AMD-Based Gaming PC On A Budget
May 29, 2014 - in Reviews
We’re revisiting an age-old question with a modern twist: can you build a balanced gaming PC with a sub-$100 CPU and not be limited by graphics performance? When you pick the right parts, a capable machine is easily within reach for very little money.
Rumor: AMD's Tonga GPU Will Be Efficient; Arriving Soon
May 19, 2014 - in News
We might be seeing a more efficient mid-range GPU from AMD within about three months.
AMD FirePro W9100 Review: Hawaii Puts On Its Suit And Tie
May 19, 2014 - in Reviews
AMD's Hawaii GPU makes its appearance in the workstation space as FirePro W9100. Does this $4000 card have what it takes to displace Nvidia's Quadro K6000, or is it a more conservative performer? We throw an exhaustive benchmark suite at it to find out.
Tom's Hardware Graphics Charts: Performance In 2014
May 12, 2014 - in Reviews
Two years and two graphics card generations have passed since the last major update to our famous graphics card performance charts. It's time to get them back up to speed. We introduce modern benchmarks, new measurement equipment, and fresh methodology.
In Pictures: AMD Consolidates From 18 Datacenters To Just Two
May 9, 2014 - in Picture Story
Tom's Hardware recently visited AMD's new datacenter in Suwanee, Georgia, where the company is working to consolidate IT resources. Already, the project is saving millions and allowing AMD to operate more efficiently. Follow us as we tour the facility.
Update: Radeon R9 295X2 8 GB In CrossFire: Gaming At 4K
May 7, 2014 - in Reviews
We spent our weekend benchmarking the sharp-looking iBuyPower Erebus loaded with a pair of Radeon R9 295X2 graphics cards. Do the new boards fare better than the quad-GPU configurations we've tested before, or should you stick to fewer cards in CrossFire?
AMD Details 'Ambidextrous' Solution That Bridges x86, ARM
May 5, 2014 - in News
AMD is hoping to merge the x86 and ARM ecosystems with 'ambidextrous computing.'
PowerColor PCS+ R9 290X Review: Cool, Quiet, And Priced Right
May 5, 2014 - in Reviews
PowerColor sent over a second 2.5-slot Hawaii-based card. The first was MSI's R9 290X Lightning. This one, the PCS+ R9 290X is both lighter and less expensive. Does PowerColor out-engineer MSI and score an upset, or is the PCS+ simply less capable?
AMD Opening Up Mantle to Additional Developers
May 1, 2014 - in News
The Mantle Graphics API is entering a new phase of its development cycle.
Mullins And Beema APUs: AMD Gets Serious About Tablet SoCs
Apr 28, 2014 - in Reviews
AMD recently introduced us to its Mullins and Beema APUs, which are architecturally similar to Kabini and Temash, but include some power and performance enhancements. We take an early look at a custom form factor and compare to Intel's best effort.