Entries in 'amd' (51)

AMD reveals new VR-focused flagship graphics card R9 Fury X

AMD reveals new VR-focused flagship graphics card R9 Fury X

AMD is doubling-down in its efforts to attract prospective virtual reality users with a brand new flagship GPU.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 18th 2015 at 10:45AM in News
AMD will unveil new Fiji GPUs at E3

AMD will unveil new Fiji GPUs at E3

What AMD believes will be the next era of PC graphics cards will be unveiled on June 16th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 3rd 2015 at 3:20PM in News
AMD to release its next-gen x86 CPU in 2016

AMD to release its next-gen x86 CPU in 2016

A brand new PC processor will be released by AMD in 2016, the component company has revealed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 8th 2015 at 1:12PM in News
PC gaming finally gets its own E3 press conference

PC gaming finally gets its own E3 press conference

PlayStation and Microsoft (and possibly Nintendo?) will this year be joined on the E3 stage by a conference dedicated solely to PC gaming.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 30th 2015 at 1:35PM in News

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'Virtual reality is the most compelling platform ever' - AMD talks breaking into VR

'Virtual reality is the most compelling platform ever' - AMD talks breaking into VR

Virtual reality. It’s a phrase that’s often thrown around with both excitement and wariness – some proclaim it as the next big leap in gaming technology, while others question ...

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Apr 10th 2015 at 9:12AM in News
Raptr launches Plays.tv video sharing service

Raptr launches Plays.tv video sharing service

Gamer-focused social network Raptr has launched a short form video sharing client called Plays.tv, securing a new round of funding to back the new service.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 1st 2015 at 5:43AM in News
AMD reveals new virtual reality tech LiquidVR

AMD reveals new virtual reality tech LiquidVR

Graphics card manufacturer AMD has revealed its VR software development kit. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 5th 2015 at 11:25AM in News
DirectX 12 will allows the use of Nvidia and AMD GPUs at the same time, rumours claim

DirectX 12 will allows the use of Nvidia and AMD GPUs at the same time, rumours claim

It may not be one of its headline features, but an intriguing rumour concerning Microsoft’s DirectX 12 suggests that users will be able to use wildly different graphics cards in ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 27th 2015 at 1:32PM in News

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DirectX 12 boosts frames per second by 600% on AMD hardware

DirectX 12 boosts frames per second by 600% on AMD hardware

An early look at Microsoft’s DirectX 12 graphics API has shown that AMD graphics cards – and potentially Xbox One – could be in line for a significant performance boost.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 10th 2015 at 11:58AM in News
Three senior execs leave AMD

Three senior execs leave AMD

GPU and CPU manufacturer AMD has parted company with three of its leading executives.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 13th 2015 at 3:38PM in News
AMD: Hardware power must increase 200x for VR photorealism

AMD: Hardware power must increase 200x for VR photorealism

Despite the promise of photorealism in games, it could be a long wait before it is ever achieved in virtual reality hardware, says AMD's chief gaming scientist Richard Huddy.

Will Freeman
by Will Freeman
on Jan 8th 2015 at 2:50PM in News
Five manufacturers commit to making FreeSync compatible displays

Five manufacturers commit to making FreeSync compatible displays

Monitors that support AMD’s refresh rate synchronisation technology should become widely available in 2015.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 6th 2015 at 2:56PM in News

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AMD unveils new graphics card driver Catalyst Omega

AMD unveils new graphics card driver Catalyst Omega

Graphics card specialist AMD is stepping up its efforts in the battle with rival Nvidia with a revamped version of its Catalyst GPU drivers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 5th 2014 at 11:19AM in News
AMD cuts the price of the Radeon R9 295x2 graphics card

AMD cuts the price of the Radeon R9 295x2 graphics card

The super-powerful Radeon R9 295x2 has been significantly discounted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 2nd 2014 at 11:28AM in News
Ubisoft investigating Assassin's Creed: Unity issues for AMD PC owners

Ubisoft investigating Assassin's Creed: Unity issues for AMD PC owners

Aside from the widespread issues affecting the console versions of Assassin’s Creed: Unity, the PC version is also being hit by apparent performance concerns.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 13th 2014 at 11:05AM in News
Cheaper, cooler Xbox One processor in production - report

Cheaper, cooler Xbox One processor in production - report

An Xbox One Slim could already be in the pipeline at Microsoft, a new report claims.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 31st 2014 at 12:08PM in News

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AMD shedding 700 jobs

AMD shedding 700 jobs

PC component manufacturer AMD plans to cut seven per cent of its global workforce.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 17th 2014 at 10:44AM in News
Nvidia: 'AMD customers stuck with sub-par gaming experiences'

Nvidia: 'AMD customers stuck with sub-par gaming experiences'

The war of words between Nvidia and AMD is getting nasty.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 26th 2014 at 12:13PM in News
AMD transforms as divisions are unified

AMD transforms as divisions are unified

AMD has announced that it will combine its previously separate business, global operations and sales arms to create a singular organisation

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 13th 2014 at 10:47AM in News
AMD says PS5 and Xbox Two will arrive sooner than you think

AMD says PS5 and Xbox Two will arrive sooner than you think

Don’t expect PS4 and Xbox One to hand around as long as their predecessors.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 9th 2014 at 9:27AM in News
AMD: Nvidia's Gameworks 'represents a clear and present threat to gamers'

AMD: Nvidia's Gameworks 'represents a clear and present threat to gamers'

Games that integrate Nvidia’s Gameworks development tools are being deliberately restricted on AMD graphics cards, the latter has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 29th 2014 at 12:20PM in News
AMD reveals the dual-processor R9 295X2

AMD reveals the dual-processor R9 295X2

Hot on the heels of the Nvidia GTX Titan Z, AMD has revealed its own dual-processor GPU behemoth – the R9 295X2.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 8th 2014 at 1:46PM in News
Nvidia GPU shipments up and AMD down in Q4 2013

Nvidia GPU shipments up and AMD down in Q4 2013

Despite the perceived decline in the PC games market, graphics cards shipments were up two per cent in Q4 2013.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 21st 2014 at 1:40PM in News
AMD's Seeing Red

AMD's Seeing Red

PC GAMING WEEK: It offers the most powerful single graphics card (GPU) in the world and its x86 chips can be found in both PS4 and Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 13th 2014 at 2:54PM in News
The future of PC gaming revealed in the latest MCV

The future of PC gaming revealed in the latest MCV

From the arrival of Steam Machines to the digital takeover, we detail everything you need to know about the market in MCV's PC Gaming Special.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Feb 6th 2014 at 12:11PM in News