AMD rumoured to be revising Polaris
Published in Graphics


RUMOUR 50 percent improvement per watt

While no-one had  expected much from AMD before Vega in the next few months, it appears the outfit is going to ship revised versions of the Polaris 10 and 11 graphics chips.

Zen to have some important security features
Published in News


Hack this chip and Yog-Sothoth eats your soul

Intel had been working to bake in security into micrprocessors, but it seems that effort has drawn to a close with the selloff of its security division into a revamped McAfee company. Now AMD appears to be taking up the idea.

Graphics card makers doing rather well
Published in Graphics


Nvidia's big names making big cash

Demand from the gaming market and VR is pushing up demand for graphics cards, and some of the big players are laughing all the way to the bank.

AMD adds WHQL-certification to Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.10.1
Published in Graphics


Brings official support for Oculus Asynchronous Spacewarp

AMD has released a WHQL-certified version of its earlier Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.10.1 drivers, which bring the same game optimizations as well as official support for the recently unveiled Oculus Asynchronous Spacewarp feature.

AMD teams up with Alibaba Cloud
Published in News

There’s magic in those clouds

Chip firm AMD said it has struck an agreement with Alibaba Cloud to work together on research and cooperation on AMD Radeon Pro GPU technology.

AMD kills support for Gaming Evolved App
Published in Graphics


Does not bundle it with Radeon Software

AMD has apparently decided to discontinue support for Raptr's Gaming Evolved App which will no longer be bundled with Radeon Software drivers package.

Asus GTX 1050 Ti Expedition pictured ahead of launch
Published in Graphics


Coming on October 25th

We've now had a chance to check out the first picture of Asus' GTX 1050 Ti Expedition graphics card, leaked ahead of the rumored October 25th launch for both Nvidia's upcoming GP107-based graphics cards, the GTX 1050 Ti and the GTX 1050.

AMD’s FreeSync beating Nvidia’s G-Sync
Published in Graphics


Kitchen sink beating N-Sync

Monitors supporting AMD’s FreeSync adaptive sync tech are cleaning Nvidia’s G-Sync clock.

AMD enables DirectX 12 multi-GPU frame pacing
Published in Graphics


Works in a couple of games

One thing that we apparently missed in AMD's recently released drivers is the fact that this release enabled multi-GPU frame pacing support in DirectX 12 on all GCN-enabled GPUs and AMD APUs based on the same architecture.

How good is Kaby Lake really?
Published in Processors


Not bad, but not 10nm according to PC World.

PC World has done a comparison test on Intel’s 14nm Kaby Lake to see how it stacks up with earlier versions.