Heading for the Radeon 400 series
Korean tech site HardwareBattle has leaked an AMD presentation slide which refers to Polaris as the fourth generation of GCN.
Wants to align it with VR headsets
We already wrote that AMD has delayed its dual-GPU Fiji-based graphics card, codename Gemini, from its earlier late 2015 launch date, AMD has now confirmed it, adding VR headsets late launch as the reason behind the delay.
Greenland in 2016 claims ETNews
Korean ETNews believes that AMD will start manufacturing high-end Greenland GPUs in Samsung factories in the second quarter of 2016.
Brings a couple of game improvements
AMD has released a new WHQL-certified update for its Radeon Software Crimson Edition drivers, which includes a couple of game fixes and improvements, the Radeon Software Crimson Edition 15.12 WHQL.
Success is thumbs up for chipmaker
Star Wars is cleaning up the pre-Christmas theatre but it appears that behind the scenes the dark side is cheering.
AMD's performance on Unreal Engine 4 not up to snuff
Epic Games said it is investigating issue with Unreal Engine 4 and AMD CPUs.
Limited to China market
While Radeon R9 390 4GB was spotted on sale in China, same versions of the Radeon R9 390 graphics card will not bee seen in Europe or the US.
Successor to the R9 Fury X Tri-X with new custom PCB
According to a fresh report, Sapphire is working on a new Radeon R9 Fury graphics card with a completely custom design, featuring new custom PCB and a triple-fan cooler, the Sapphire Radeon R9 Fury Nitro.
Goes well with chips
AMD and is now RTG (Radeon Technologies Group) are involved in a major push to open source GPU resources.
But not until 2020
Enthusiasts, or those with the cash for a Radeon Fury X and Geforce GTX 980 TI or Titan, expect to see a boom of VR devices such as HTC Vive or the Oculus Rift. But according to AMD's CFO the VR business will start making some serious money only in 2020.