Entries in 'amd' (27)

AMD reveals Zen, wants back into CPU race

AMD reveals Zen, wants back into CPU race

Intel’s run of almost uninterrupted reign at the top of the PC processor market could be in for a serious challenge.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 18th 2016 at 2:28PM in News
AMD announces $199 VR ready graphics card

AMD announces $199 VR ready graphics card

VR-friendly specs for just $199 – that’s the selling point of AMD’s latest GPU.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 1st 2016 at 10:48AM in News
AMD again hints at three upcoming new console launches

AMD again hints at three upcoming new console launches

PS4 Neo? Check. Nintendo NX? Check. Xbox Two? Maybe.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 22nd 2016 at 11:45AM in News
PS4 and Xbox One component supplier says new products on the way this year

PS4 and Xbox One component supplier says new products on the way this year

Chip manufacturer AMD has said that its Enterprise, Embedded and Semi-Custom Business group, which supplies parts for PS4 and Xbox One, is preparing for the launch of new products in ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 5th 2016 at 11:14AM in News

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AMD's Sulon Q offers wire, PC and console free all-in-one VR

AMD's Sulon Q offers wire, PC and console free all-in-one VR

There’s a new virtual reality headset on the block that looks to address two of the key problems with most VR headsets.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 15th 2016 at 11:15AM in News
AMD's Radeon Pro Duo offers unrivalled VR graphics power

AMD's Radeon Pro Duo offers unrivalled VR graphics power

The battle to be the world’s most powerful graphics card is always shifting, and today a new beast sits on the throne.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 15th 2016 at 10:39AM in News
AMD is adding HDMI support to FreeSync

AMD is adding HDMI support to FreeSync

FreeSync is freeing itself of the need for a DisplayPort connection.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 10th 2015 at 3:18PM in News
AMD ends support for almost all graphics cards released before 2013

AMD ends support for almost all graphics cards released before 2013

A large number of AMD’s existing graphics cards will no longer be supported by the company.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 25th 2015 at 3:43PM in News

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Windows 10 update accused of uninstalling programs without permission

Windows 10 update accused of uninstalling programs without permission

Some users have claimed that the most recent update to Windows 10 has uninstalled certain programs from their systems without asking for permission.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 24th 2015 at 10:03AM in News
AMD spins-off graphics division, will focus on GPUs and VR

AMD spins-off graphics division, will focus on GPUs and VR

AMD’s graphics card offering is now a business all of its own.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Sep 10th 2015 at 10:37AM in News
Early DirectX 12 benchmarks make good reading for AMD

Early DirectX 12 benchmarks make good reading for AMD

An early look at the performance of DirectX 12 games on PC suggests that while AMD users will see some dramatic gains, the story isn’t quite as rosy for Nvidia.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 18th 2015 at 4:36PM in News
AMD accuses Nvidia's Gameworks of being 'tragic' and 'damaging'

AMD accuses Nvidia's Gameworks of being 'tragic' and 'damaging'

Chip maker and graphics card specialist AMD has launched another scathing attack on its rival Nvidia.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 31st 2015 at 12:50PM in News

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Accessories Update: AMD R9 Fury X GPU and Xbox One Elite Wireless Controller

Accessories Update: AMD R9 Fury X GPU and Xbox One Elite Wireless Controller

MCV takes a look at the best accessories heading to UK retail. This week, AMD shows off its latest fast and furious graphics card and Microsoft up its performance with ...

on Jul 17th 2015 at 10:38AM in News
AMD tipped to manufacture Nintendo NX processor

AMD tipped to manufacture Nintendo NX processor

Just like the PS4, Xbox One and Wii U, Nintendo’s NX console could be powered by an AMD processor.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 17th 2015 at 10:08AM in News
AMD calls time on Mantle, halts future optimisations

AMD calls time on Mantle, halts future optimisations

Graphics card specialist AMD looks to be giving up on its PC gaming API Mantle.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 9th 2015 at 11:33AM in News
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

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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
'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
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