Entries in 'amd' (34)

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

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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

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Introducing PC Gaming Week on MCV

Introducing PC Gaming Week on MCV

PC GAMING WEEK: MCVuk.com is devoting an entire week dedicated to the PC games industry.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 6th 2014 at 9:56AM in News
Battlefield 4 Mantle update is live

Battlefield 4 Mantle update is live

AMD graphics card owners are now able to play the Mantle version of Battlefield 4.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 30th 2014 at 1:50PM in News
Nvidia questions AMD's new G-Sync alternative FreeSync

Nvidia questions AMD's new G-Sync alternative FreeSync

The viability of a new free alternative to Nvidia’s new variable refresh rate tech G-Sync has been questioned by the PC hardware firm.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 10th 2014 at 1:01PM in News
AMD claims Mantle offers up to 45% performance boost over DirectX

AMD claims Mantle offers up to 45% performance boost over DirectX

Upcoming PC API Mantle could offer even bigger performance gains over DirectX than previously thought.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 6th 2014 at 2:30PM in News

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AMD's Mantle misses 2013 release

AMD's Mantle misses 2013 release

As is now clearly apparent, AMD’s supposedly game-changing PC API Mantle has missed its 2013 release.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 2nd 2014 at 12:51PM in News
Nvidia GTX 780Ti and Radeon R9 290 benchmarked, priced

Nvidia GTX 780Ti and Radeon R9 290 benchmarked, priced

The two latest competitors into what has turned out to be a very ‘heated’ battle in the PC graphics card market have at last been detailed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 5th 2013 at 10:01AM in News
Eidos Montreal and Star Citizen pledge AMD Mantle support

Eidos Montreal and Star Citizen pledge AMD Mantle support

AMD’s new PC graphics API Mantle has received the backing of two new game developers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 4th 2013 at 3:06PM in News
£450 R9 290X arrives, gives GTX 780 and Titan cause for concern

£450 R9 290X arrives, gives GTX 780 and Titan cause for concern

The veil has finally been lifted on AMD’s Radeon R9 290X graphics card.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 24th 2013 at 9:41AM in News

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First official benches put R9 290X ahead of GTX 780

First official benches put R9 290X ahead of GTX 780

AMD has given the greenlight for a handful of tech sites to publish what are the first official benchmarks for its as-of-yet unannounced R9 290X graphics card.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 18th 2013 at 10:00AM in News
Leaked performance charts suggest AMD's Radeon R9 290X IS a Titan-killer

Leaked performance charts suggest AMD's Radeon R9 290X IS a Titan-killer

AMD has yet to officially announce the R9 290 or R9 290X, but leaked performance charts suggest Nvidia’s Titan has been dethroned as the world’s fastest GPU.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 15th 2013 at 11:02AM in News
Radeon R9 290X scheduled for October 24th launch - rumour

Radeon R9 290X scheduled for October 24th launch - rumour

AMD’s new top-end graphics card the R9 290X was supposed to launch tomorrow, according to rumour. Those same rumour-mongers now say it won’t.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 14th 2013 at 1:16PM in News
Radeon R9 290X pricing revealed; First reviews of R7 and R9 cards arrive

Radeon R9 290X pricing revealed; First reviews of R7 and R9 cards arrive

AMD’s top-of-the-range Radeon R9 290X looks like it’s getting a suitably top-of-the-range RRP in Europe.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 9th 2013 at 11:15AM in News
Origin PC drops AMD GPUs from product line-up

Origin PC drops AMD GPUs from product line-up

American custom PC manufacturer Origin PC has announced that it is to cease offering AMD graphics cards in its machines.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 7th 2013 at 12:50PM in News
Radeon R9 290X to cost more than expected; Nvidia GTX 750 Ti rumoured

Radeon R9 290X to cost more than expected; Nvidia GTX 750 Ti rumoured

AMD’s upcoming high-end Radeon R9 290X graphics card looks like it will cost more than initially expected.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 4th 2013 at 3:54PM in News
AMD spent up to $8m on Battlefield 4 deal - report

AMD spent up to $8m on Battlefield 4 deal - report

Graphics card manufacturer AMD spent between $5m and $8m to secure its Battlefield 4 partnership, a new report has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 30th 2013 at 12:18PM in News
AMD reveals new R9 and R7 GPUs - including potential Titan-killer the R9 290X

AMD reveals new R9 and R7 GPUs - including potential Titan-killer the R9 290X

The next generation of PC graphics cards have at last been announced by AMD.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 26th 2013 at 11:26AM in News
Next-gen consoles will help give AMD an "advantage" on PC

Next-gen consoles will help give AMD an "advantage" on PC

AMD’s success in securing rights to produce the innards for both Xbox One and PS4 has placed it in pole position to take control of the PC games market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 19th 2013 at 1:18PM in News