AMD officially releases new Radeon Software Crimson driver
Published in Graphics

The new face of AMD drivers

Back in the end of 2014, AMD has launched its first special edition driver, the Catalyst 14.12 Omega, and now, just a few months before the end of 2015, we have a new special edition driver that will change the face of AMD Catalyst drivers and the Catalyst Control Center, the AMD Radeon Software Crimson.

AMD moves pre-Graphics Core Next to legacy status
Published in Graphics

Bye-bye VLIW5 and VLIW4 architectures

AMD has said that that video cards based on the company’s architectures have been moved to legacy status.

AMD officially launches Radeon R9 380X graphics card
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US $229 mid-ranger based on Antigua GPU

As expected and rumored earlier, AMD has now officially launched its newest member of the Radeon R9 300 series graphics card lineup, the US $229 priced Radeon R9 380X graphics card based on Antigua GPU.

AMD pushes its Boltzmann Initiative
Published in Processors

Boltz is the mann

Troubled chipmaker AMD is putting a lot of its limited investment money into the “Boltzmann Initiative” which is uses heterogeneous system architecture ability to harness both CPU and AMD GPU for compute efficiency through software.

AMD bundles Battlefront with Fury
Published in Graphics

As said this would happen months ago

We were not surprised that AMD has officially announced its plans to bundle the Star Wars Battlefront with its Fury line of graphic cards. 

AMD releases new Catalyst 15.11.1 Beta drivers
Published in Graphics

Performance optimizations for new games

AMD has released its newest Catalyst 15.11.1 Beta drivers which bring performance optimizations for a couple of new and upcoming games.

Two new AMD GPUs in 2016
Published in Graphics

Koduri talks about his cunning plan

AMDs’ head graphics guy, Raja Koduri promised that AMD will have two new GPUs out next year.

AMD takes small percent of GPU share back
Published in Graphics

Slow recovery

AMD  managed to take a tiny part of the discrete market share back from Nvidia. 

Boost in GPU shipments
Published in Graphics
12 November 2015

Boost in GPU shipments

AMD and Nvidia doing well

Beancounters at JPR have been adding up the numbers and dividing by their shoe size and worked out that GPU shipments are up for both Nvidia and AMD.

Intel might lose Apple contract
Published in Processors

Fanboy thinks x86 is doomed

Intel is about to lose its lucrative contract to supply Apple gear as Jobs’ Mob thinks its own ARM based chips can do better