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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. Accompanying the launch of its new Crimson driver, AMD has confirmed that it has dropped support for all non-GCN based cards, which includes the Radeon HD 5000 and Radeon HD 6000 series, as well …

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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 unison. Currently both Nvidia and AMD allow owners to use two or more GPUs in tandem using their SLI and …

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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. Essentially two R9 290X’s on a single card, the new GPU squares off firmly against the Titan Z with one significant difference. The Titan Z costs $2,999. The …

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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. It’s hard to remember things ever being better for AMD. No position is ever unassailable,” AMD’s head of technical communications for gaming …

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Battlefield 4 Mantle update is live

AMD graphics card owners are now able to play the Mantle version of Battlefield 4. To run the Mantle version users must have updated their AMD GPU driver to the 14.1 beta and be running a Radeon card with Graphics Core Next (R9 290X, R9 290, R7 260X and Kaveri …

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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. Firstly, Nvidia’s long-awaited GTX 780Ti has been specced by VideoCardz which shows that the card is not only a Titan-killer, but also the better …

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17 gaming benchmarks leaked for Radeon R9 290X

After the official publication of two benchmarks this morning, a leaked set of benches for the Radeon R9 290X for 17 games has now been published online. Videocardz has the numbers for a range of titles including Battlefield 3, Borderlands 2, Crysis 3, Far Cry 3 Blood Dragon, Metro Last …

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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. VideoCardz.com reports that the R9 290X will now arrive on October 24th with the R9 290 arriving a little later on October 31st. The site describes these …

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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. Videocardz.com has obtained a list of prices for AMD’s new graphics cards from MSI and they suggest that the 290X will be a very expensive bit of kit on this side of the Atlantic. The …

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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. Called Never Settle Forever, it presents three tiers of rewards offering one, two or three free games respectively depending on what type …

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