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Intel and AMD join forces to take on Nvidia’s portable graphics dominance

Fierce CPU rivals Intel and AMD have surprised the PC world by announcing a partnership to produce Intel Core CPUs with integrated AMD graphics. The aim is to offer a new type of laptop processor that can offer the performance of dedicated gaming laptops in ultra-slim machines, cutting Nvidia’s successful …

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AMD finally reports a profit thanks to Ryzen, but share prices still nosedive

The strong debut of the Ryzen CPU range has helped AMD post one of its strongest financial performances in some time. Revenues climbed by 26 per cent in its last reported quarter to $1.64bn, while net income hit $71m – compared to a $400+m loss posted the year before. The …

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AMD partners with Square Enix Collective for new customer program

AMD and Square Enix have announced a new partnership that will see the hardware manufacturer promote the publisher’s indie itles to new customers. The program, entitled AMD4U, will provide AMD consumers with a range of games from Square Enix’s indie publishing unit, the Square Enix Collective. The aim is to …

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AMD is finally gaining ground on Intel

It looks as if AMD’s new Ryzen PC processors are having the desired effect. While the Ryzen launch was a little fudged thanks to real-world performance that fell short of official benchmarks and a handful of compatibility issues, the new chips have at the very least at last offered a …

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New AMD Vega cards will arrive by June

Despite having just last week unveiled its RX500 series of graphics cards, AMD has confirmed that its next-generation GPUs will arrive this quarter. Wccftech reports that the Vega cards, which will be the first to offer AMD’s much hyped new graphics architecture, will be launched by June at the latest. …

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AMD: Fallout 4 VR will be the "Mario and Sonic the Hedgehog" of virtual reality

AMD’s corporate vice president Roy Taylor has said that Bethesda’s upcoming Fallout 4 VR title will be a "ground-breaking VR title" that will change the industry. Speaking at VR World Congress, Taylor likened Fallout 4 VR to "the Mario, the Sonic the Hedgehog" of the VR industry. "It will change …

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AMD begins Intel fightback with new Ryzen CPU range

Intel will finally face some serious competition in the PC processor sector. Having dominated the PC CPU gaming scene for years with its range of i5 and 97 processors, the company may soon see its position threatened by AMD, which is finally about to roll out a range of new …

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BAFTA announces the nominations for the AMD Esports Audience Award

BAFTA has announced the nominees for the AMD Esports Audience Award.  The award will be handed out on April 6th, at the BAFTA Game Awards, but will be the only award voted for by the public.  Clash Royale, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Dota 2, League of Legends, Overwatch and Street Fighter …

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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. After years languishing at the budget end of the sector with its multicore FX CPU lineup, Engadget reports that AMD has lifted the lid on its long-awaited next generation …

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AMD announces $199 VR ready graphics card

VR-friendly specs for just $199 – that’s the selling point of AMD’s latest GPU. Until now gamers have faced the prospect of at least an Nvidia GTX 970 or AMD R9 290 if they want to make the jump to VR. They retail for north of 250. While many VR …

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