Entries in 'amd' (49)

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
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

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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
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

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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

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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
AMD reveals Never Settle Forever free game offer

AMD reveals Never Settle Forever free game offer

Free games have been a central part of AMD’s PC graphics card strategy for some time and the next version of its offer has at last been revealed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 16th 2013 at 10:39AM in News

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AMD Hawaii GPU to undercut Nvidia's GTX 780 - report

AMD Hawaii GPU to undercut Nvidia's GTX 780 - report

If all the rumours surrounding AMD’s new line of graphics cards are to be believed, this Q4 is going to be a bloodbath in the graphics card sector.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 13th 2013 at 12:01PM in News
AMD to reveal Radeon HD 9000 flagship GPU next month, slashes 7990 prices

AMD to reveal Radeon HD 9000 flagship GPU next month, slashes 7990 prices

The next generation of AMD PC graphics cards will be officially revealed on September 25th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 8th 2013 at 12:59PM in News
Leaked Radeon HD 9970 specs point to possible Titan killer

Leaked Radeon HD 9970 specs point to possible Titan killer

An apparent set of specs for AMD’s upcoming Radeon HD 9770 graphics card suggests a killer GPU may be on the way.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 6th 2013 at 9:36AM in News
AMD Radeon HD 9970 and HD 9950 tipped for September reveal

AMD Radeon HD 9970 and HD 9950 tipped for September reveal

Fresh speculation about the next line of AMD’s Radeon graphics card suggests a September reveal is on the cards.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 1st 2013 at 11:18AM in News
AMD launches all-out attack on GPU rival Nvidia

AMD launches all-out attack on GPU rival Nvidia

The graphics card war looks like it’s getting ugly.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 26th 2013 at 1:36PM in News
AMD promises Crossfire-fixing new drivers on July 31st

AMD promises Crossfire-fixing new drivers on July 31st

A long-awaited driver update that promises to fix one of the biggest issues dogging AMD graphics card will be released on July 31st.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 21st 2013 at 11:04AM in News
EA dismisses reports of AMD exclusivity for Battlefield 4 on PC

EA dismisses reports of AMD exclusivity for Battlefield 4 on PC

Talk that left many Nvidia graphics card owners worried last night has been roundly dismissed by EA and AMD.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 19th 2013 at 1:22PM in News
AMD reveals 5GHz FX CPU, but won't be selling it to the public

AMD reveals 5GHz FX CPU, but won't be selling it to the public

A new flagship PC processor is on the way from AMD… although you won’t be able to buy it.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 17th 2013 at 1:37PM in News