Leaked GTX 1060 benchmarks show it cleans RX 480’s clock
Published in News


I had a small wager sitting on the fact that when the RX 480 was released that there would be a mysterious leak of benchmarks that proved that Nvidia’s Pascal-based GTX 1060 was much better even when it had not been released.

AMD promises emergency driver update by Thursday
Published in Graphics

Sorting out RX 480's shocking power problem

AMD has promised that it will roll out a driver update will will sort out the power issues with the RX 480 by Thursday.

Some Radeon RX 480 4GB can be unlocked to 8GB
Published in Graphics

With a simple BIOS flash

It appears that some reference retail/e-tail Radeon RX 480 4GB graphics cards are actually shipping with 8GB of VRAM that can be unlocked using a simple BIOS flash.

Zen APU will have a Polaris GPU
Published in Processors

Exclusive: Comes in 2017

AMD’s CEO Lisa Su said both publicly and to Fudzilla exclusively that its desktop Zen comes first, followed by server, notebook and embedded products. We have some exclusive news about the first Zen based APU that will come with four Zen cores and Polaris graphics. 

Vega 10 AMD HBM 2 could launch in 1H 2017
Published in Graphics

March 2017 launch possible

Vega 10 is the successor to Polaris and if all goes well you will see the world’s first HBM 2.0 based GPU from the house of AMD – RTG in the first part of 1H 2016, possibly even in Q1 2017. 

AMD’s power problem is a problem after all
Published in Graphics

Company burning the midnight oil

AMD is burning the midnight oil fixing a problem on its new Polaris card which it thought was not an issue last week.

AMD investigating PCI power draw issues
Published in Graphics

Is the RX480 a power vampire?

Since AMD’s new RX480 card has launched there have been reports that it seems to have issues with the PCI Express slot.

AMD rolls out new Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.6.2 drivers
Published in Graphics

Support for RX 480 and some new features 

Following the official launch of the Radeon RX 480 graphics card, AMD has released its new Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.6.2 Beta drivers, which bring support for the new RX 480 but also adds a few new features, including the new overclocking AMD WattMan utility.

AMD writes a cheque for gaming software specialist HiAlgo
Published in Graphics

Improving framerates

In a sign of self-confidence, AMD has announced the acquisition of gaming software specialist HiAlgo

AMD officially launches the Radeon RX 480
Published in Graphics

Starts the rebellion with US $199 Polaris card

AMD has officially launched its first graphics card based on the new Polaris GPU architecture and 14nm FinFET manufacturing process, the Radeon RX 480.