Information from Macau, China briefing arrives just before start of Q3
Over the past few days, a handful of staff writers, editors, analysts and industry professionals were fortunate enough to receive invitations to AMD’s 3-day Polaris event in Macau, China, including our very own editor-in-chief. The event is scheduled to take place between May 26th and May 29th, with a Polaris Tech Day that just took place behind a non-disclosure agreement for the press.
Close to Radeon R9 Fury
AMD should officialy unveil its first Polaris GPU architecture based graphics card at Computex 2016 but now we have first alleged 3DMark performance figures for both Polaris 10 graphics cards.
Total War: Warhammer, Vulkan API DOTA 2 and couple of fixes
AMD has also released its new Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.5.3 Beta drivers that brings driver optimizations for Blizzard's new multiplayer FPS game, Overwatch, couple of other games, as well as new Crossfire profiles and bug fixes.
Top brass at the event
AMD has now officially announced its press conference that will be held on June 1st, during Computex 2016 show in Taipei, Taiwan, which will be all about Polaris GPU updates as well as AMD's 7th generation A-series APUs.
Latest Mercury Research
Figures from Mercury Research show that AMD appears to be clawing back some market share.
Boost Doom performance on some Radeon card
AMD has released its new Radeon Software Crimson Edition 18.104.22.168 hotfix drivers which brings Doom performance improvements on some AMD Radeon graphics cards.
Marketing might not be as daft as we thought
AMD’s Polaris strategy is becoming a bit clearer and even if we thought that the fabless chipmaker might have dropped the ball a bit, it's cunning plan is starting to make sense.
One to have when Doom launches tomorrow
Just a day ahead of the Bethesda's official launch of the new Doom game, AMD has rolled out its new Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.5.2 drivers which include all the game optimizations for the game.
From early 2017 to October 2016
It appears that Nvidia has struck a right chord with its Pascal-based GTX 1080 and GTX 1070 graphics cards as it has allegedly forced AMD to pull the launch of its high-end Vega GPU forward, from early 2017 to October 2016.