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On Location At AMD's 2012 ExtravaLANza Event

I Have To Get Me One Of These

AMD's 5x1 Eyefinity configuration never fails to impress, and it's even better from a force-feedback racing seat.

Cooler Master Goes Gothic

This custom Cooler Master chassis would fit in at any Halloween party.

Ruby Rocks A Case

ATI's infamous Ruby character graces a custom chassis from NCIX.

Sapphire Goes Mini With An APU

Sapphire was showing off an upcoming miniature PC that'll feature an AMD A8 APU. The final version won't have a clear case, but so many attendees liked it that we wouldn't be surprised if Sapphire considered it as an option.

Hands-On With Far Cry 3

We got to go hands-on with Far Cry 3. Not surprisingly, it features more outdoor action.

Playing Hitman: Absolution

Hitman: Absolution is also optimized for Eyefinity-based display configs. The game looked like quite a bit of fun from our limited time with it.

Build Your Own PC

We also visited the builder's section in the BYOC room. A handful of AMD employees were hanging out, putting their own machines together.

Three-Way CrossFire

We're pretty sure this can play Crysis.

MSI's Upcoming GX60 Notebook

We got an early peek at MSI's GX60 notebook, packing a 2.3 GHz, quad-core A10-4600M and a Radeon HD 7970M. It's quite a beefy gaming laptop.

Gaming Evolved

AMD also briefed us on its Gaming Evolved initiative that it hopes will spread support for some of its key technologies, but without locking out competing features, which is something we've seen from Nvidia in PhysX and CUDA, for example.

  • amuffin
    GX60 has an A10-4600M and a 7970M? That's going to be an interesting combo. :)
  • joytech22
    7970M and a 4600M will be VERY interesting. :S
    Hopefully in a good way considering the CPU is pretty damn weak.
  • obsama1
    That Sapphire Mini APU computer looks SWEET. I could imagine something like w/ Kaveri. Would be an amazing portable gaming system.
  • dudewitbow
    amuffinGX60 has an A10-4600M and a 7970M? That's going to be an interesting combo.
    with the 7970m being the cheaper high end gpu of the two with power similar to a desktop maybe like 660, along with a a10-4600m which is probably similar to a dual core i-series but probably cheaper would probably make it a pretty good budget oriented high end laptop I would think. Its more or less moving the cost of a i7 cpu to fund the more important gpu for gaming purposes on a laptop. Depending on its price, It may be able to shove around alot of laptop recommendations.
  • monkeymonk
    I don't think that is braided tubing that is just an acrylic detail inside of that res.
  • dormantreign
    I wish there were more pictures or some video.
  • TheinsanegamerN
    where can i get that msi gx60?
  • milkshakez7z
  • buzznut
    It's a Forzen Q res, can be found here:
  • digiex
    Far cry picture sure has a super realistic shoulder and head. The photographer got the right angle.