Most AMD Radeon 300 series based on older GCN architecture
Published in Graphics


Only Fiji is an all-new chip

While we are getting close to the launch of AMD's new Radeon 300-series lineup, a new report suggest that most of the upcoming Radeon 300 series will be based on older GCN 1.1 and GCN 1.2 architecture while Fiji GPU will actuallly be the only new chip.

Acer announces XG270HU monitor with AMD FreeSync
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 18 February 2015 18:50

Acer announces XG270HU monitor with AMD FreeSync


Coming in March

While it has already launched quite a few monitors with support for Nvidia G-Sync, Acer has now unveiled the new XG270HU 27-inch 2560x1440 resolution monitor that will support AMD FreeSync, and be available in March.

AMD confirms new Kaveri
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 18 February 2015 13:09

AMD confirms new Kaveri


Cheap and unlocked

AMD has confirmed that it is releasing new AMD A8-7650K APUs on February 20.

AMD Fiji HBM limited to 4GB stacked memory
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 11 February 2015 09:41

AMD Fiji HBM limited to 4GB stacked memory


Cannot fit more on 2.5D interposer

In early January we heard a thing or two about an AMD card codenamed Fiji, the one that comes with High Bandwidth Memory (HBM). 

More AMD R9 300 series details show up
Published in Graphics
Monday, 09 February 2015 13:01

More AMD R9 300 series details show up


Grenada is refined Hawaii

There have been plenty of rumors regarding AMD's upcoming R9 300 series and today we have a fresh set of leaks that not only talks about the Hawaii GPU refresh, but also puts all recent rumors and details in context.

AMD putting finishing touches on Radeon R9 300 series
Published in Graphics


AMD confirms on Facebook

While there have been plenty of rumors regarding AMD's upcoming Radeon R9 300 series graphics cards, including details on the Fiji XT GPU and High-Bandwidth Memory (HBM), AMD has now officially confirmed that it is putting the finishing touches on the new Radeon R9 300 series.

BenQ asks $580.99 for 24 inch monitor
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 03 February 2015 09:38

BenQ asks $580.99 for 24 inch monitor


Reality check needed

BenQ  is having problems with reality. We were happy to see yet another G-Sync capable monitor shipping but we were shocked by the price of it. 

AMD A8-7650K tips up in Euroland
Published in Processors
Friday, 30 January 2015 08:38

AMD A8-7650K tips up in Euroland


Not bad for €100

A new Kaveri desktop SKU has tipped up in the European channel and the A8-7650K appears to offer good value for money.

AMD Kaveri refresh is Godavari
Published in Processors
Thursday, 29 January 2015 10:57

AMD Kaveri refresh is Godavari


100 MHz faster, Computex-ish launch

We have reported that Kaveri gets a desktop refresh but apparently due to ambient noise at the noisy CES, we didn’t catch the right name. 

AMD fights GTX 960 with R9 280/285
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 27 January 2015 10:12

AMD fights GTX 960 with R9 280/285


Geforce GTX 960 faces stiff competition

Last week was all about the Geforce GTX 960 launch and we had a chance to take a closer look at this Maxwell GPU from Nvidia.